physical activity pyramid

phys·i·cal ac·tiv·i·ty pyr·a·mid

(fiz'i-kăl ak-tiv'i-tē pir'ă-mid)
1. A visual representation demonstrating how to increase physical activity until it becomes a part of daily routine.
2. Visual representation with daily recommended activity at the base and proceeding to less beneficial activity at the peak.
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The physical activity pyramid (Leon & Norstrom 1995) emphasize that a complete exercise program should encourage individuals to be as active as they can during their daily life, in addition to performing structured physical activity.
The philosophy proposed by Tudor-Locke and Bassett coincides with the philosophy of the physical activity pyramid, which states that the aerobic exercise prescription in itself is insufficient to promote health.
Almost everyone is familiar with the Food Guide Pyramid, but not many people are as familiar with the Physical Activity Pyramid.
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