Table 3: Perceived exertion and resistance exercise (RENEW) progression (frequency and duration) over the 6-week training.

Training weekTime/weekTraining durationRating of perceived exertion

125–8 minutes7 (very very light)
2211–14 minutes9 (very light)
3217–20 minutes11 (fairly light)
4220 minutes11–13 (fairly light to some what hard)
5, 6220 minutes13 (somewhat hard)