• Put the FITT in fitness with a VP
    Exercise,  Fitness tips

    Put the FITT in fitness with a VP

    When I first started in the fitness industry (in college) the Exercise Rx was F.I.T (Frequency, Intensity and Time). Then it was expanded to F.I.T.T the mnemonic for Frequency – Intensity – Time and Type. Today there’s an addition beyond FIIT which adds a VP. VP adds the concept of volume and progression. It forms the most basic concept in developing exercise prescriptions/programs and helps identify minimal thresholds for benefits. In this article, we’ll look at FITT-VP and what it means, plus how to use the information in your exercise program. Even though the F.I.T.T-VP formula applies to all exercise prescriptions it will vary depending upon goals, medical status, culture,…