The Borg Scale of Perceived exertion is a great way determine just how hard you are working out, relative to your own capabilities. It ranges from 6 (which is no exertion) up to 20 (which signifies working really, really hard).
There is another rating of perceived exertion you can use, which is more simple and ranges from 1 to 10.
Refer to the below rating of perceived exertion chart below to help gauge your own workouts.
Last updated Monday 11 July 2016
First published on Friday 20 May 2016