How Hard Are You Exercising? (rate of perceived exertion)

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You may have heard me say that you should do a particular exercise at a particular intensity or your doctor may have told you to get 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity exercise per week. Do you need to buy an activity tracker or get a kinesiology degree to know exactly how intense these workouts should be? The truth is that you probably already innately know how hard you are exercising. It’s called Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) and it’s already installed in your brain!

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Functional Physical and Mental Fitness w/ Elle Russ (the Elle Russ Show)

A few months ago I had the honour of being a guest on the Elle Russ show (you may know her from the Primal Blueprint podcast). I have known Elle for a while and it was a blast to catch up with her. I enjoy Elle’s interview style and also her perspective on life so much that I decided to share part of that interview with you here on my podcast – in this very episode.

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The Importance of Variability with Debbie Potts (Life is Not a Race)

Debbie Potts, is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP), DNAFit coach, Metabolic Efficiency Specialist, CHEK HLC Coach, KION and Superhuman Coach, USAT Coach and NASM CPT. Whoa!

Debbie is a leading fitness professional for over twenty-five years who owned Fitness Forward Studio in Bellevue, WA for over ten years. She used to train and race (a lot) for long-distance events as an endurance runner, cyclist, and triathlete (just like me but even more).

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