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55% Max Cycling (RPE 3)

GymAmerica
Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Cardio - Cycling

Calories Burned:  544 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Instructions: 
Low Effort Ride

This cycling exercise should be completed at 55% of YOUR maximum effort an RPE of approximately 3.

RPE stands for Rate of Perceived Exertion and is based on a 10-point scale

10 = extreme exertion -- conversation is impossible
8 = high effort -- conversation is extremely labored
6 = optimum effort -- conversation is difficult, but possible
4 = medium effort -- conversation is easy to maintain
2 = warm up

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