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The volume of your fencing workout can be measured by the amount of time you spent doing it. In addition to measuring the volume of time, you will want to record your level of intensity. It’s important to measure both psychological and physiological intensities of your fencing workouts.
To measure the psychological intensity of a workout, simply record your rate of perceived effort using a training intensity scale. To measure the physiological intensity of your fencing workout, use a heart-rate monitor and/or power meter. Read the rest of this entry »
When you wake up in the morning, while you’re still in bed, find your pulse. Count the number of beats from your heart for a 15-second period. Then multiply your number of beats by four to determine your number of beats per minute for your waking heart-rate. Read the rest of this entry »
To optimize your fencing workouts you will want to accurately measure the volume and intensity of each days workout following the Training Optimization Cycle. There are four phases of the Training Optimization Cycle and they include Volume X Intensity, Response, Analyze, and Confirm/Adjust.
Each of the four phases in the Training Optimization Cycle has their own factors. VOLUME X INTENSITY of the exercise workout produces a RESPONSE that is quantified and ANALYZED leading to CONFIRMATION or ADJUSTMENTS of the next session’s VOLUME & INTENSITY of the fencing workout, and the cycle repeats itself to improve your Fencing conditioning and performance. Read the rest of this entry »
The volume can be measured by the amount of time you’ve spent doing your fencing workout. To have an accurate picture of your training you should record the amount of time you spend doing each daily workout. Read the rest of this entry »