Jul 12

Training Impulse (TRIMP)

Categories: Glossary, Performance

TRaining IMPulse (TRIMP) is a method for quantifying training load based on the duration of an exercise and a metric such as speed, heart rate, or perceived effort. It draws its roots from the work of Eric Banister in 1975 on swimmers, but it was not until the 1990s that application in other sports and simplifications on its use made it more popular.

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