In summary, it answers the question
“HOW HARD AM I EXERCISING IN RELATION TO MY FITNESS ABILITY?”
How hard should I be exercising to maximize my results? The typical method used is the RPE scale.. this is subjective and a very crude way of measuring exercise intensity and effectiveness.
But, with a heart rate monitor we can make this a whole lot simpler.
Why? – When you wear a HR monitor, you are effectively monitoring your engine with a speedometer.
Yes, you are tapped into how hard your body is finding what you are doing!