It is recommended that to improve fitness, adults with SCI should engage in at least 20 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity aerobic exercise two times a week and three sets of moderate strengthening exercise for each major functional muscle groups two times per week. To improve cardiometabolic health, it is suggested they engage in at least 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity aerobic exercise, three times per week.

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Goosey-Tolfrey VL, van der Scheer JW, Lexell J The International SCI Exercise Guidelines Project Group, et al
Development of scientific exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury