RPE Max rep estimator

Ratios lovingly borrowed from Mike Tuchscherer’s Reactive Training Systems

What is Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE)?

RPE is a method to give a subjective measurement of how difficult any given set was. This is often useful as your bodies ability to perform is not consistent and RPE can give a good indicator of how you are performing on a given day.

The main draw back with this method is the fact that it is subjective, which means there is room for error.

To help you be more consistent with your RPE values here is a basic description of what each number means: