This scale is used to rate your level of breathlessness while exercising. You should aim to be in the “moderate” to “somewhat severe” range.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR BORG DYSPNEA SCALE
Use this scale to rate the difficulty of your breathing.
It starts at number 0 where your breathing is causing you no difficulty at all and progresses through to number 10 where your breathing difficulty is maximal.
How much difficulty is your breathing causing you right now?
|0||Nothing at all|
|0.5||Very, very slight (just noticeable)|
|9||Very, very severe (almost maximal)|