Monitoring Exercise Intensity

Perceived Exertion What I’ve described previously for monitoring intensity of aerobic exercise using your breath is a simplified version of judging intensity by "perceived level of exertion" (also called “rating of perceived exertion”). Recently RPE has been shown to correlate very well with heart rate [1]. I think it's possible to make too big a … Continue reading Monitoring Exercise Intensity

Collarbone Update, Canoe/Kayak “trainer”, and my experience with focusing on health not weight

I am now pretty much completely healed with my collarbone. I’ll get the final xray and hopng to get doc’s blessing to ride my bike and lift heavier when I get back (fingers crossed). In the meantime I’m still lifting lighter weights and doing a lot of walking. I'll be glad to get back to … Continue reading Collarbone Update, Canoe/Kayak “trainer”, and my experience with focusing on health not weight