Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
QUEENMINA SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (4,125)
Posts: 709
3/23/11 3:10 P

Send Private Message
Reply
Thanks NANCY! I think so, too! Haha. I have an older Polar FA20, but that's basically a glorified pedometer... Haha. I spend way to much on gadgets.

 current weight: 176.0 
 
210
182.5
155
127.5
100
COOPSM's Photo COOPSM Posts: 24,881
3/23/11 9:46 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I have a garmin for outside and a polar for inside...

~Beth~

~Look me up on facebook
www.facebook.com/bethglair

~Follow me at www.facebook.com/bethglairfit?ref=hl

Runners just do it - they run for the finish line even if someone else has reached it first. ~Author Unknown


CARLA-216's Photo CARLA-216 Posts: 6,804
3/23/11 9:30 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Mina, that's a very wise compromise!

~*~Carla~*~

~*~BELIEVE ~*~ STRIVE ~*~ ACHIEVE ~*~

Co-Leader of Beautiful Beagles Team
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=19063


 Pounds lost: 43.0 
 
0
15.25
30.5
45.75
61
QUEENMINA SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (4,125)
Posts: 709
3/23/11 1:15 A

Send Private Message
Reply
I only started jogging recently, but I already have the Polar FT40, which basically just does the usual HRM stuff without the GPS. So I use the MapMyRun app on my iPhone to track my runs while wearing my HRM. I didn't have to spend as much as I would have buying a higher end model and MapMyRun is free and works like a charm. I figure this is an ok compromise. :)

 current weight: 176.0 
 
210
182.5
155
127.5
100
CARLA-216's Photo CARLA-216 Posts: 6,804
3/12/11 8:36 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Yes, it exists, and I have one. I have a Garmin 405cx and I am pleased with it. To get an idea if my HRM calorie burn calculation was close to being accurate, I asked my friend with a Body Bugg her calorie burn for some of the CE circuits and I am quite sure now that this little gadget is pretty accurate. I also use it for running outdoors. [You can also buy a foot pod for use when running indoors.]

Edited by: CARLA-216 at: 3/12/2011 (08:36)
~*~Carla~*~

~*~BELIEVE ~*~ STRIVE ~*~ ACHIEVE ~*~

Co-Leader of Beautiful Beagles Team
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=19063


 Pounds lost: 43.0 
 
0
15.25
30.5
45.75
61
NANCYDREW8's Photo NANCYDREW8 Posts: 96
3/11/11 11:57 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
My HRM apparently doesn't work for workout DVDs. I'd like to use something that monitors heart rate, calories burned, and GPS for outdoor running/biking as well as heart rate and calories burned for CE DVDs. Does this exist? If so, can you tell me the make and model of the HRM I need to buy? Thanks!

 Pounds lost: 19.6 
 
0
6.25
12.5
18.75
25
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other ChaLEAN Extreme!!!!! General Team Discussion Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
What size weights did you start with? 3/3/2014 12:23:16 PM
CLX Deluxe 5/30/2013 12:02:24 AM
Chalean extreme with weights vs bands 5/28/2013 11:31:12 AM
Just ordered CE!!! Have questions..... 5/2/2014 9:50:11 AM
Active members? 4/24/2014 10:06:09 AM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x26430x40503262

Review our Community Guidelines