Use this metre to gauge your daily and weekly intensity so you know whether you’re pushing yourself too hard – or not hard enough. To get lasting results, you want to strive to fall into that middle ground (what Teta calls ‘the Goldilocks zone’) most days
COUCH POTATO STATUS
Exhausted; lots of cravings; trouble sleeping; winded during normal activities.
COULD PUSH A BIT HARDER
Not sore in the 24 to 48 hours after a workout; spikes in appetite; feeling lethargic or apathetic.
THE GOLDILOCKS ZONE
Fall asleep easily and sleep well; feel energised; tired muscles (lessens within 48 hours); seeing or feeling new results.
Tired, even after sleeping well; frequent headaches; regular workout feels harder; very sensitive to stress; hungrier than usual.
Can’t sleep/insomnia; muscle pain that doesn’t go away; moody or easily pissed off; eating more than usual/ always hungry; missed period.