Fitness Minutes: (84,588)
3,412 1/4/14 1:35 P
I use my god given ability to check my pulse or listen to my breathing. I do not see a purpose in them unless you are making sure you do not have a heart attack or you are training for a big event.
Fitness Minutes: (53,358)
820 1/4/14 1:34 P
I have a Polar F4, which I like quite well. It's sort of an intermediate model and is water proof, so one is able to use it for swimming. I've had it almost 2 years and it's still working well. Just today I was reading that the battery life on the watch is about 1 1/2 years, so I'm overdue for a new battery. My manual says to preserve the waterproof feature, it's best to let a Polar representative change the battery. Now, this could be a huge inconvenience.
A lot of people like polars, I have a much more inexpensive Pyle sport HRM and it works perfectly fine.
Fitness Minutes: (21,125)
563 1/3/14 10:30 P
I got a Polar FT4 for Christmas and I really like it. :)
Fitness Minutes: (16,353)
1,461 1/3/14 4:29 P
I bought my Polar F6 on eBay for $100 six years ago--and I still use it. I've had to change the battery out, but I've found that local jewelry shops can do it in no time. It's probably the best, most well-used fitness gadget I have.
I also love my Polar FT7. Polar is easy to use, accurate, and works well, and they have a range of models at lots of price points for anything you need to do - running, swimming, get full training programs, and so on. I'm a happy customer and would use them in the future.
Fitness Minutes: (2,346)
64 1/3/14 1:09 A
Thanks. I had either the ft4 or Ft7.. It was good and lasted a couple years.
Fitness Minutes: (4,818)
4 1/3/14 12:58 A
I have a polar f4. I do like it. The battery is kind of a pain to deal with if it goes out. I use a treadmill and it picks up my heart rate so I can see it on the display. The f4 is realitively inexpensive. I hope this helps!
Fitness Minutes: (2,346)
64 1/3/14 12:48 A
I am looking for a new heart rate monitor.. Mine completely broke although I have had it for a few years now. What is the best heart rate monitor? What do you have? Do you like it?
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