The **Training** **Stress****Score** (**TSS**) is a way of measuring how much **stress** is put on the body from a ride. Normalized Power, **Intensity** Factor, **Heart Rate** Variability, and Peak **Oxygen Consumption** are used to calculate the **TSS**. The more you ride, the more your body is exposed to **stress**, and the higher your **stress** level will be.

This is why it’s important to ride at a high **intensity** for a long period of **time** to get the most out of your **training**. If you don’t ride hard enough, you won’t be able to build muscle and lose fat at the same **time**, which is what you want to do if you’re trying to lose body fat. You can read more about this in our article, How to Train for Fat Loss and Muscle Gain.

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## What is a good TSS score cycling?

If your CTL is less than 40, we would recommend starting with a total **number** of 300 to 350 **TSS** per week. You should be increasing your ** training load** every week by about 3% of your 1RM.

For example, if you are **training** for a bodyweight bench press of 200lbs, and you have a 1.5 rep max, then you would need to increase your load by around 10-15% to get to your goal weight.

If you were to do the same thing for an overhead press, the load would have to be increased by 20-30% for you to reach your target weight for that exercise. This is why it is so important to know how much weight you will be using for each exercise, as well as how many sets and reps you’ll be doing.

It is also a good idea to keep track of the **number** of sets you’re doing, so that you don’t overdo it and end up **over training** your body.

## What is a good TSS value?

Most ** workouts** will accumulate less than 100

**TSS**per hour because they are not completed at 100%. If you complete the entire

**workout**in one go, you will earn more than 100

**TSS**, but you will not earn as much as you would if you did it in a single

**workout**.

If you have completed a **workout**, you can check your progress at any **time** by clicking on the “Progress” tab at the top of the screen. This will show you how much **time** has passed since you started the **workout** and how many hours have elapsed since the last **time** you checked the progress bar.

## How do I calculate my TSS?

The **Training** **Stress****Score** is equal to the seconds of your **workout** **time** by the Normalized Power x **Intensity** Factor. The **number** of seconds in the hour is divided by your percentage of how hard it was. Then subtract the **number** of reps you did from that **workout**.

The formula is very simple, but it can be a little tricky to remember. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. I will do my best to answer them as soon as possible.

## What is TSS in training peaks?

The **Training** **Stress****Score** (**TSS**) is a **number** that takes into account the duration and **intensity** of a **workout** to arrive at a **score**. The **TSS** is calculated by dividing the total **number** of repetitions performed by the **time** it takes to complete the **workout**.

For example, if you perform 10 sets of 10 reps, you will have a total of 30 seconds of rest between each set. If you were to perform the same **workout** 10 ** times** in a row, your

**time**would be 10/30 = 1.0 seconds, which means you would have to rest for 1 second between the sets.

## Does strava show TSS?

The ** Training Load** and

**Intensity**% are shown on my rides. It seems that if you don\’t set your FTP, they will use a “calculated FTP”, which is 3% higher than my

**TSS**. Thanks for your help.

## What dies TSS mean?

Toxic shock syndrome involves many systems of the body and is a cluster of symptoms. The toxins from the infections are spread to the body organs. This can cause a lot of damage to the organs. The symptoms of **TSS** are similar to those of a bacterial infection, but they can be more severe.

## What is TSS in Zwift?

The ** training stress** is measured by the

**TSS**. It takes metrics such as

**intensity**and duration and quantifies the difficulty of the

**workout**. You’ll get a medal if you

**score**100 points when you complete a

**workout**.

If you’re looking for an easy way to track your ** workouts**, you can use the Fitbit app on your phone or tablet. You can also use your smartphone’s built-in pedometer to measure your

**heart rate**and calories burned.

## How do you calculate TSS for strength training?

If the tonnage increases or decreases from the norm, you would assign a new ** TSS number** either higher or lower than 50. For example, your average weight lifting session is 3.5 tons. 14.2

**TSS**per tonne of weight lifted is what that would yield.

If you were to increase the weight of the barbell by 10% or decrease the **number** of reps by 5%, you could still get the same results as if you had just increased or decreased the weights. However, the increase in weight or the decrease in reps would have a greater effect on your body’s ability to produce force.

This is why it is important to keep track of how much weight is being lifted and how many reps are being performed at any given **time**.

## What is stress heart rate?

The **Heart Rate** **Training** **Stress****Score** (**HR TSS**) is based on

**time**in heart

**rate**zones derived from an athlete’s lactate threshold

**training****heart rate**. An estimate of the amount of accumulated

**TSS**in each

**training**zone is used to calculate the calculation.

The HRT **Score** is calculated by dividing the total **time** spent in a given zone by the **number** of minutes in that zone during the **training** session. This is then multiplied by a factor of 2 to account for the fact that the zone is divided into two zones, each of which has a different **time** limit.

In other words, zones 1 and 2 each have a maximum of 10 minutes of **training** in them, while zones 3 and 4 have 10 and 15 minutes respectively. Thus, a zone 3 athlete would have to train in zones 2 and 3 for a total of 60 hours to reach his or her goal.

## Is Strava training load TSS?

The ** training load** of Strava is based on the bike

**score**. The amount of

**time**spent on the bike is taken into account when calculating the Bike

**Score**. For example, let’s say you have a bike with a

**score**of 1.0.

This means that you will spend 30% of your **time** pedaling, and the rest of the **time** doing other things like walking, jogging, running, etc. In other words, if you spend 1 minute on a stationary bike, it will take you 30 seconds to get to the next point in the **workout**. You can see how this works by looking at the graph below.

The blue line is the average of all your rides, while the red line shows how much **time** you spent doing each type of activity. The graph above shows you how long it takes you to complete a **workout**, as well as how many calories you burned during that **time**.

It’s important to keep in mind that this is just an average, so you may be able to burn more calories than you think you did.