Training Effect Guides You for Effective Exercise
Training Effect is a personalized measure to gauge the effect of exercise on aerobic fitness on a scale from 1.0 to 5.0. It helps to see how easy or hard your workouts are by visualizing the effect of the workout automatically, already in real-time. Simply start your workout, exercise freely as you like and stop when satisfied with the result. Based on the results, it is easy to understand the actual effects of your workouts to make sure you are performing the workouts optimally and not too easy or too hard.
How it works?
Training Effect is calculated based on user profile and the intensity and the duration of the workout (peak EPOC reached). Training Effect is scaled according to each individual’s fitness level automatically since the impact of workout on the body is dependent also on fitness level. Training Effect accumulates during the workout, starting from level 1.0. As the workout progresses successfully, the TE value increases, telling you how the workout improves your fitness. of your workouts to make sure you are performing the workouts optimally and not too easy or too hard.
|Example of Training Effect phrasing|
|1.0-1.9||Easy||This is an easy workout for you|
|2.0-2.9||Maintaining workout||This workout helps to keep you fit|
|3.0-3.9||Improving fitness||This intensive exercise improved your fitness|
|4.0-4.9||Highly improving||Substantial effect on your fitness|
|5.0||Overreaching (too much!)||Very hard exercise, rest required|
Source : firstbeat.com