Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Polar Wednesday - H7 Heart Rate Sensor & Polar Beat App

Product: H7 Heart Rate Sensor & Polar Beat
Designed for: Various Sports/Training
Price: $79.95/App is free
What Comes In The Box: H7 Heart Rate Sensor and Strap

If you are looking for a reasonably priced training aid, the Polar H7 Heart Rate Sensor is perfect for you. The H7 is a heart rate sensor that is bluetooth enabled and links up with several of the Polar products.
But what sets this heart rate monitor strap apart from the others is the integration with the Polar Beat The H7 will turn your phone into the training computer, creating a pseudo watch/heart rate strap experience. Turn on your phones GPS, and you have a GPS device, turn off your GPS, you have a cross-training device. It work for all types of exercises and fitness.The Polar Beat app is available for both iPhone and Android\and is completely free. But the information you get from it is invaluable.

You are able to plan, train, analyze and share (because a workout isn't a workout unless it's posted on FB, #amiright?)

Polar Beat will allow you to plan your training sessions, allowing you to set  calorie burn or distance goals. In the Training mode Polar Beat with give you "real-time graphical and voice guidance" to ensure you are reaching the goals you set. Once your session is done, you can analyze your heart rate zones, distances, calories burned, etc, with great charts and easy to read outputs. Finally, you can share your training results to Twitter or Facebook, showing your family and friends how totally awesome you are!

The H7 is also compatible with several other Polar products, including the new V800 and the Polar Loop (which I will be doing a write-up on soon, as I've been wearing it for a couple weeks now).

The H7 comes in three great colors, Pink, Blue and Black and is waterproof and can be used in conjunction with other waterproof Polar products.

If you have any questions - let me know! Are you currently using a the H7 or the Polar Beat app?

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