Light intensity definition

Describes physical activity or exercise that requires little exertion.

You are probably exercising at a light intensity if you can sing the verses of your favorite song while doing it.

ACSM quantifies light intensity exercise as working between 50% and 63% of your maximum heart rate. This intensity is generally recommended for a warm up or cool down.

Related terms: hard intensity, moderate intensity, very hard intensity, very light intensity

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