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[15 Mar 2012 | One Comment | 1,793 views]
The Five Worst Heart Rate Recording Devices – Models You Should Avoid

If you don’t want to waste your money you should read this article on the worst heart rate monitors on the market. I tell you what devices can cause you major headaches.
As I go out and review cardiac beat watches I come across many fantastic models, but I also run into some real duds. So I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of the worst devices on the market. These are models that I recommend you stay away from. They have really low ratings and reviews from a host of different owners and expert reviewers. Also many have been …

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[3 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 890 views]
The Best Triathlon Heart Rate Monitor Can Take You To A Whole New Level

A triathlon heart rate monitor can give you a real edge in your training. All of the top athletes use them to enhance their performance. Find out which models are the best.
There are a lot of cardio beat measuring devices on the market that can be used for some phases of a triathlon but not others. For example some devices are ideal for running but can’t be used in the water. Others don’t have a proper bike attachment. So when you’re out looking for a triathlon vascular beat recording device you need to look for one that will work well for all three sports. …

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[2 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 592 views]
Use The Best Cycling Pulse Rate Recording Device To Train Like The Pros

A cycling heart rate monitor can take you to a higher level with faster times and overall better power and endurance when training. Find out the best device for bikers.

I may not be a professional athlete, but I want to do well in the competitions that I do compete in, and I want to show improvement over time. Basically I want to look at the me of 10 years ago and say, wow, I’m in better shape now than I was then. As you get older, this gets much harder to achieve. But even if you simply maintain a high level of fitness throughout most of …

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[19 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 1,731 views]
With A Strapless Heart Rate Monitor Watch You Can Toss That Uncomfortable Chest Strap

A strapless heart rate monitor watch can be a great addition to your workout regimen. These watches provide everything you need to meet your health and fitness goals.
Many people find chest strap cardiac rate recording devices uncomfortable. They can be too tight and rub and scratch your chest, or too loose and fall down all the time resulting in inaccurate heart rate readings. Also many women with large chests find the strap especially cumbersome. There are sports bras out there where you can insert a monitor that are supposed to help with this but often there are problems with accuracy and comfort on these as well. …

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[16 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 926 views]
Heart Rate Monitor Training Enhances Performance With Biofeedback

Heart rate monitor training provides a significant competitive edge to runners and cyclists by providing the feedback that allows them to craft training regimens that work effectively to increase stamina and speed. Monitors were once the exclusive province of only the highest echelon of professional athletes, but are now readily available offering many important features at a rate to suit any athlete’s budget.

No matter what level of runner or cyclist you are, monitoring your heart rate will help you improve your performance and provides a safety cushion so you do not over-train. There is a fine line between training at peak efficiency and training too much and monitoring helps you …

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[7 Apr 2011 | 5 Comments | 20,922 views]
The Top 5 Best Heart Rate Monitors for Runners, Cyclists and Triathletes

Check out my list of the best heart rate monitors and find one that fits your training ability and fitness level. Get stronger, faster, and fitter and post your best race times ever.
It’s not easy picking out the most outstanding pulse rate recorder. There are hundreds of models on the market and most have some really awesome features. I’m talking things like built in GPS tracking that 20 years ago you would have only seen on old Star Trek reruns. And most monitors are really accurate as well, with most chest strap monitors comparable in accuracy to EKG machines you find in hospitals. It’s tough …

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[10 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,227 views]
How To Use A Heart Rate Monitor To Become Faster and Stronger

A heart rate monitor can be a great tool to boost your fitness level whether you are an elite marathoner or just want to lose a few pounds. This article talks about how to best use a monitor to get the most out of your training.
After you purchase your heart rate monitor the first thing you need to do before you start using it is to read your owner’s manual. Now, I know what you’re thinking, because I’m the same way, “I don’t need to read any darn owner’s manual, I’ll just strap this baby on and head out the door for a run and figure it out …

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[2 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 3,218 views]
What Type of Heart Rate Monitor Should You Choose?

If you’re curious about the differences between chest strap heart rate monitors, strapless heart rate monitors, and ring monitors this article will tell you all you want to know.
There are basically two major types of heart rate monitors. Those used for athletic training purposes and those used for medical reasons, like baby heart rate monitors. The focus of this website is on athletic and sports monitors that runners, bikers, swimmers, triathletes, and other fitness conscious individuals would use.

If you would like to learn more about medical monitors like baby heart rate monitors you should check out WebMd.com or another authoritative medical website, or talk to your doctor. He or she …

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[1 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,393 views]
Top 5 Reasons To Train With A Heart Rate Monitor

Heart rate monitors are amazing tools to add to your training. You can accurately track and plan your workouts to maximize your performance. Many monitors are like having an electronic coach that will coax you and reward you when you hit your target goals. Here are five reasons that many of the top athletes in the world use heart rate monitors in their workouts.

1. A heart rate monitor can help keep you from over or under training.

One of the best ways to improve your performance in any sport is to train at the right intensity at the right time in your training cycle. A lot of runners and other athletes …

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[25 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 2,510 views]
Features To Consider Before You Buy A Heart Rate Monitor

Before you go out shopping for a heart rate monitor you need to make sure you understand what to look for. We have put together the following list of the most important features for a high performing heart rate monitor. We have researched and gathered information from experts like track and field coaches and professional athletes, as well as a variety of professional testing and review centers.

The market for heart rate monitors is made up of some very basic models and some very advanced models. Basic monitors typically only show your heart rate and are inexpensive, usually retailing for less than $50. More sophisticated monitors like the Garmin …