Moderate aerobic activity
Examples of activities that require moderate effort for most people include:
- brisk walking
- water aerobics
- riding a bike on level ground or with few hills
- doubles tennis
- pushing a lawn mower
Try the aerobic workout videos (link opens in new window) in the NHS Fitness Studio.
Moderate activity will raise your heart rate, and make you breathe faster and feel warmer.
One way to tell if you're working at a moderate level is if you can still talk, but you can't sing the words to a song.