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'Intensity' + 'Training Load' relating to Workouts

PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:04 am
by Double-A
The terms 'Intensity' + 'Training Load' relating to Workouts, either as you are writing up in Workout Creation or as you perform a workout, what do they relate to, measure, or Algorithm utilised to achieve these numbers.

How do they relate to familiar terms such as "Intensity Factor" + other Training Peak/WKO or Stress Score numbers used in exercise physiology? 

AA

Re: 'Intensity' + 'Training Load' relating to Workouts

PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 3:41 am
by Adam
Hi AA,

The calculations used for Intensity and Training Load are identical to IF and TSS. TrainingPeaks no longer licenses their metrics to third parties, so I couldn't use their trademarked names, but the formulas themselves are public knowledge.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

Adam