Partners

02 - Conditioning Exercise

2011 Compendium categories in blue are activities with MET values supported in published literature.
2011 Compendium categories in red are estimated MET values.

*References can be downloaded from the references page.

1993 Compendium 2000 Compendium 2011 Compendium Conditioning Exercise
Codes METs Codes METs Codes METs Description
         02001  2.3 activity promoting video game (e.g., Wii Fit), light effort (e.g., balance, yoga)
         02003  3.8 activity promoting video game (e.g., Wii Fit), moderate effort (e.g., aerobic, resistance)
         02005  7.2 activity promoting video/arcade game (e.g., Exergaming, Dance Dance Revolution), vigorous effort
        02008
5.0  army type obstacle course exercise, boot camp training program 
02010 7.0 02010 7.0 02010 7.0 bicycling, stationary, general
02011 3.0 02011 3.0 02011 3.5 bicycling, stationary, 30-50 watts, very light to light effort
02012 5.5 02012 5.5 02012 6.8 bicycling, stationary, 90-100 watts, moderate to vigorous effort
02013 7.0 02013 7.0 02013 8.8 bicycling, stationary, 101-160 watts, vigorous effort
02014 10.5 02014 10.5 02014 11.0 bicycling, stationary, 161-200 watts, vigorous effort
02015 12.5 02015 12.5 02015 14.0 bicycling, stationary, 201-270 watts, very vigorous effort
        02017 4.8
bicycling, stationary, 51-89 watts, light-to-moderate effort
        02019 8.5 bicycling, stationary, RPM/Spin bike class
02020 8.0 02020 8.0 02020 8.0
calisthenics (e.g., push ups, sit ups, pull-ups, jumping jacks), vigorous effort
        02022
3.8
calisthenics (e.g., push ups, sit ups, pull-ups, lunges), moderate effort
        02024 2.8
calisthenics (e.g., situps, abdominal crunches), light effort
02030 3.5 02030 3.5 02030 3.5 calisthenics, light or moderate effort, general (example: back exercises), going up & down from floor (Taylor Code 150)
        02035 4.3  circuit training, moderate effort
02040 8.0 02040 8.0 02040 8.0 circuit training, including kettlebells, some aerobic movement with minimal rest, general, vigorous intensity
        02045  3.5  CurvesTM exercise routines in women 
        02048
5.0  Elliptical trainer, moderate effort 
02050 6.0 02050 6.0 02050 6.0 resistance training (weight lifting - free weight, nautilus or universal-type), power lifting or body building, vigorous effort (Taylor Code 210)
        02052 5.0 resistance (weight) training, squats , slow or explosive effort
         02054 3.5  resistance (weight) training, multiple exercises, 8-15 repetitions at varied resistance 
02060 5.5 02060 5.5 02060 5.5 health club exercise, general (Taylor Code 160)
         02061 5.0  health club exercise classes, general, gym/weight training combined in one visit
         02062 7.8  health club exercise, conditioning classes
         02064 3.8  home exercise, general 
02065 9.0 02065 9.0 02065 9.0 stair-treadmill ergometer, general
        02068 11.0 rope skipping, general
02070 7.0 02070 7.0 02070 6.0 rowing, stationary ergometer, general, vigorous effort
02071 3.5 02071 3.5 02071 4.8 rowing, stationary, general, moderate effort
02072 7.0 02072 7.0 02072 7.0 rowing, stationary, 100 watts, moderate effort
02073 8.5 02073 8.5 02073 8.5 rowing, stationary, 150 watts, vigorous effort
02074 12.0 02074 12.0 02074 12.0 rowing, stationary, 200 watts, very vigorous effort
02080 7.0 02080 7.0 02080 6.8 ski machine, general
        02085
11.0
slide board exercise, general
02090 6.0 02090 6.0 02090 6.0 slimnastics, jazzercise
02100 2.5 02100 2.5

stretching, hatha yoga
(Now code = 02150
)
. . 02101 2.5 02101 2.3 stretching, mild
        02105
3.0
pilates, general
02110 6.0 02110 6.0 02110 6.8 teaching exercise class (e.g., aerobic, water)
        02112 2.8
therapeutic exercise ball, Fitball exercise
        02115
2.8
upper body exercise, arm ergometer
        02117
4.3
upper body exercise, stationary bicycle - Airdyne (arms only) 40 rpm, moderate
02120 4.0 02120 4.0 02120 5.3 water aerobics, water calisthenics, water exercise
02130 3.0 02130 3.0

weight lifting (free, nautilus or universal-type), light or moderate effort, light workout, general
(Now code = 02052)
02135 1.0 02135 1.0 02135 1.3 whirlpool, sitting
        02140
2.3
video exercise workouts, TV conditioning programs (e.g., yoga, stretching), light effort
        02143
4.0 video exercise workouts, TV conditioning programs (e.g., cardio-resistance), moderate effort
        02146
6.0 video exercise workouts, TV conditioning programs (e.g., cardio-resistance), vigorous effort
        02150
2.5
yoga, Hatha
        02160
4.0
yoga, Power
        02170
2.0 yoga, Nadisodhana
        02180
3.3
yoga, Surya Namaskar
        02200 5.3
native New Zealander physical activities (e.g., Haka Powhiri, Moteatea, Waita Tira, Whakawatea, etc.) , general, moderate effort
        02205
6.8
native New Zealander physical activities (e.g., Haka, Taiahab), general, vigorous effort