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9/4/12 9:15 P

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I have a Polar HRM (in pink...LOL)

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9/4/12 6:05 P

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I was told that the HRMs with a chest strap and where you can enter your sex, height, weight, and age are more accurate. I've had one since right when I started SP and I love-love-love it! It's one of my favorite pieces of equipment. I would like it to do a little more but it does enough for me.

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9/4/12 12:57 P

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I have been trying to research a little but am overwhelmed by the different brands and features. Any suggestions?

What would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?


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ETTEZEUS's Photo ETTEZEUS Posts: 21,864
9/1/12 12:34 P

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IMO, the chest strap is easier.
I think (but not 100% sure as there could be better ones out there) with the watch, you have to stop and put your fingers on an indicator so it can read your heartbeats.

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MSDIANE's Photo MSDIANE Posts: 3,469
8/30/12 3:02 P

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I think heart rate monitors and a good pedometer ( not the ww one) are great tools. I use both almost daily.
They help to encourage you to work harder and longer.

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4ME2SUCCEED's Photo 4ME2SUCCEED Posts: 35
8/30/12 1:44 P

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I was curious as to if anyone had an opinion on heart rate monitors. Are they worth it for a beginner? If so, what do you recommend? The watch alone or one that works with a chest strap?

What would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?


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