Training Intensities using Strokes Per Minute

With so many measurable and unmeasurable intensities of exercise, it can be confusing to find a consistent scale of intensity to follow. With heart rates the biggest stake holder in the exercise science world, with so many variations of watches and gauges to give you information, which in most cases for amateur athletes, is just more confusing or worse, misleading.   So why not use the instant information we have when we start to train, “How does it feel on a scale of 1-10?” (RPE) and “How many strokes per minute am I paddling?” (% of maximum strokes per minute, MSPM). Click here for more….