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Adults Underestimate Effort Needed For Exercise Intensity

Adults Underestimate Effort Needed For Exercise Intensity

Michael Zook

This article written by Ryan Halvorson talks about intensity levels during exercise and how the greater population of adults sell themselves short on their levels of exertion.

 

During a study performed with participants wearing heart rate monitors they accurately perceived their low intensity exertion but underestimated their exertion levels when performing moderate or vigorous workouts.

 

http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/adults-underestimate-effort-needed-for-exercise-intensity