Overview

Determines if your training and recovery times are optimally developing your performance

Improves your cycling technique with cycling-specific data

Displays the inclines and declines of your ride with altitude measurement

Comes with Polar ProTrainer 5 software for analyzing, planning, and keeping a training diary

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Smart Coaching Features

  • Fitness Test

    Fitness Test

    Tells you exactly how your fitness is developing.

  • Training load

    Training load

    Shows you how your training affects your body

  • Orthostatic Test

    Orthostatic Test

    Helps you optimize your training based on your current condition

  • Smart Calories

    Smart Calories

    Lets you know exactly how many calories you’ve burned.

Features

  • Body measurement features
    • Manual target zone – bpm / % / % HRR

      Manual target zone – bpm / % / % HRR

      This feature enables you to define the target zone as you want and is suitable for your training. You can set the target zone for your training as beats per minute (bpm), as a percentage of your maximum heart rate, or as a percentage of your heart rate reserve (HRR%).

    • HRmax (user set)
    • HRmax (age-based)

      HRmax (age-based)

      The highest number of heart beats per minute (bpm) during maximum physical exertion. For a rough estimate of your maximum heart rate, subtract your age from 220. HRmax is a useful tool for determining the intensity of training as intensity zones can be defined using HRmax. Some Polar products define maximum heart rate during the Polar Fitness Test, see also HRmax (Polar Fitness Test -based).

    • HRmax (based on Polar Fitness Test)
    • Polar Fitness Test

      Polar Fitness Test

      Polar Fitness Test measures your aerobic fitness at rest in just five minutes. The result, Polar OwnIndex, evaluates your maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max). With the Polar Fitness Test you can measure your aerobic fitness by yourself, automatically and without any exertion. All you need is your training computer. The Polar Fitness Test is as accurate in predicting the VO2max as any sub maximal fitness test. The test is based on heart rate and heart rate variability at rest and personal information.

    • Polar OwnCode® (2.4 GHz W.I.N.D.) – coded transmission

      Polar OwnCode® (2.4 GHz W.I.N.D.) – coded transmission

      Coded heart rate transmission automatically locks in a code to transmit your heart rate to the training computer. The training computer picks up your heart rate from your transmitter only. Coding significantly reduces interference from other training computers. The 2.4 GHz W.I.N.D transmission is disturbance-free from other electronic devices.

    • Polar OwnCal® – Smart Calories with altitude adjustment

      Polar OwnCal® – Smart Calories with altitude adjustment

      Polar OwnCal calculates the number of kilocalories expended during training. This feature allows you to follow the kilocalories expended during one training session and cumulative kilocalories expended during several training sessions. The effect of the ambient air pressure is taken into account in the calorie expenditure calculations: in moderate and high altitude there is less oxygen in the air so you can do less work and expend fewer calories at the same heart rate.

    • Average and maximum heart rate of each lap
    • Automatic age-based target zone - bpm / % / % HRR

      Automatic age-based target zone - bpm / % / % HRR

      To help you train safely and effectively, the training computer determines your heart rate target zone limits automatically according to your age-based maximum heart rate (220 minus age). The limits are determined either in beats per minute (bpm), as a percentage (%) of your maximum heart rate, or as a heart rate reserve (% HRR). See also Maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) and Manual target zone.

    • Average, minimum and maximum heart rate of training
    • Heart rate – bpm / % / % HRR / graphical trend

      Heart rate – bpm / % / % HRR / graphical trend

      Heart rate is the measurement of the work your heart does. Heart rate can be expressed as the number of beats per minute or as percentage of your maximum heart rate. Heart rate can also be expressed as a percentage of your heart rate reserve, meaning the difference between your resting heart rate and maximum heart rate (HRR = HRmax - HRrest). In Polar software or during strength training, heart rate can be displayed as a graphical trend.

    • Polar OwnOptimizer – personal training status

      Polar OwnOptimizer – personal training status

      Polar OwnOptimizer feature is an easy and reliable test to determine whether your training is optimally developing your performance. OwnOptimizer helps you to optimize your training load during a training program so that you experience an increase in performance and do not undertrain or overtrain in the long run. Based on the test, you are provided with a scale and description of your personal training status.

    • Polar sport zones

      Polar sport zones

      Polar sport zones provide an easy way to select and monitor the intensity of your training and to follow sport zones based training programs. Training is divided into five zones based on percentages of your maximum heart rate: very light (50-60%HRmax), light (60-70%HRmax), moderate (70-80%HRmax), hard (80-90%HRmax) and maximum (90-100%HRmax).

    • Polar OwnZone® – personal heart rate zone

      Polar OwnZone® – personal heart rate zone

      Polar OwnZone® determines your personal heart rate limits for a training session. Depending on the day and time, your physical state may vary, for instance, if you are stressed or tired, or if you are not fully recovered from your latest training session, Polar can determine that information from your heart rate and guide you to your ideal training zone for that moment.

    • R-R Intervals / Online HR Variability

      R-R Intervals / Online HR Variability

      R-R Intervals / Online HR Variability feature measures your heartbeat intervals and reflects autonomic nervous system activity in heart beat regulation. The R-R interval measurement is most useful at rest and at low intensities. Relaxation rate indicates the state of your physical recovery.

  • Training features
    • Interval trainer guided workouts – heart rate / pace / distance

      Interval trainer guided workouts – heart rate / pace / distance

      Create interval workouts based on time, heart rate, speed/pace or distance and get guidance during training.

    • Display zoom

      Display zoom

      Display zoom feature allows you to zoom in information on the display during training.

    • Number of laps – 99
    • Graphical target zone indicator

      Graphical target zone indicator

      This feature points out graphically on the display the zone you are in during a training session helping you to stay on the desired intensity zone.

    • Automatic display scroll

      Automatic display scroll

      Lets you alternate between displays automatically during training without moving your hands from the handle bars. Activating automatic display scroll improves riding safety and comfort.

    • Automatic lap recording

      Automatic lap recording

      With this feature you can set your training computer to take laps based on preset distance, for example, every 1 km/mi. Depending on a product you can set also time or location based laps.

    • Graphical comparison of two values

      Graphical comparison of two values

      This feature enables comparison of two values as graphs during training. For example, you can choose a graphical overview of your heart rate and altitude to see how altitude affects the intensity of your training .

    • ZonePointer
    • User configurable displays

      User configurable displays

      This feature allows you to configure training computer displays to show the information that you need during your training session. Configure the displays either in the training computer or in ProTrainer 5 software.

    • Training reminder

      Training reminder

      Reminds you to drink, eat or take other important actions during training.

    • ZoneLock

      ZoneLock

      ZoneLock feature helps you to accumulate certain intensity. You can either lock a zone before a training session or during it by pressing a button when you are on the desired zone.

  • Recording features
    • Totals

      Totals

      Totals includes your training data starting from the last reset enabling you to follow your long-term training.

    • Memory left indication
    • Adjustable recording rate – 1s, 5s, 15s, 60s

      Adjustable recording rate – 1s, 5s, 15s, 60s

      The samples of your heart rate, speed, cycling cadence, power and altitude are stored either in 1, 2, 5, 15 or 60 second intervals. A longer interval gives you more recording time, while a shorter interval allows you to record more detailed data. A shorter recording rate uses the memory of the training computer up more rapidly, but enables more accurate data analysis using Polar software.

    • Training files (with summaries) – 99
    • R-R Recording

      R-R Recording

      R-R recording rate saves heartbeat intervals, that is, intervals between successive heartbeats. This information is also shown as instantaneous heart rate in beats per minute in recorded samples. With RS800CX and CS600X you can analyze your heart rate variability (HRV) using the ProTrainer 5 software with an accuracy of 1 ms. With V800 you can analyze it at the Polar Flow web service.

    • Weekly history

      Weekly history

      Weekly history gathers your weekly training data. By selecting a week, you can review your training data for the week.

    • Online recording – opt. with WindLink

      Online recording – opt. with WindLink

      Online recording feature allows you to transfer heart rate information to a computer in real-time. This enables following training information on computer in real time.

  • Altimeter and barometer features
    • Temperature
    • Altitude, ascent and descent – meters, degrees, percentage

      Altitude, ascent and descent – meters, degrees, percentage

      Altitude is measured with an atmospheric air pressure sensor. Altitude is shown as ascended and descended meters/feet and uphill/downhill steepness in percentages and grades.

    • Altitude with graphical trend – available via Polar ProTrainer 5 software

      Altitude with graphical trend – available via Polar ProTrainer 5 software

      Altitude is measured with an atmospheric air pressure sensor. Altitude is shown as ascended and descended meters/feet and uphill/downhill steepness in percentages and grades.

  • Polarpersonaltrainer.com features
    • Training Load

      Training Load

      This feature is available in Polar software. When you transfer training results from your training computer to polarpersonaltrainer.com, you can follow your training load and recovery in the training diary. Continuous monitoring of training load and recovery will help you recognize personal limits, avoid over- or undertraining, and adjust training intensity and duration according to your daily and weekly targets.

    • Training diary

      Training diary

      Diary is available in Polar software. When you transfer training results from your training computer to your Diary, you can easily follow up your training as well as plan your future training sessions. You can choose to see your training sessions in a Month or Week view, along with a Month or Week summary.

    • Training programs

      Training programs

      The polarpersonaltrainer.com web service offers training programs for running, cycling, outdoor sports, and general fitness, for instance. The training program creates training targets which appear in your Diary. You can customize the program according your current fitness level.

    • Advanced training analyzing

      Advanced training analyzing

      You can easily analyze every detail of your training and get a deeper insight into your activities with plenty of possibilities to learn from what you do.

  • Polar ProTrainer 5 features
    • Training diary

      Training diary

      Diary is available in Polar software. When you transfer training results from your training computer to your Diary, you can easily follow up your training as well as plan your future training sessions. You can choose to see your training sessions in a Month or Week view, along with a Month or Week summary.

    • Route mapping – optional with GPS sensor
    • Training computer settings

      Training computer settings

      You can edit your training computer settings with the WebSync software.

    • Reports
    • Advanced training analyzing

      Advanced training analyzing

      You can easily analyze each of your training sessions in the training result view. In addition to many useful details about your training, the Curve illustrates graphically the data from the sensors that you used while training. Place your mouse cursor on the curve to see more details.

  • CS cadence sensor W.I.N.D. features
    • Cadence – current, average and maximum

      Cadence – current, average and maximum

      Your cycling cadence stands for your pedaling rate in revolutions per minute (rpm). Cadence is the central factor in improving cycling performance. A higher cadence reduces the force needed for each pedal stroke, and thus improves overall performance. Running cadence measures how many times your either right or left foot hits the ground in one minute. Running cadence is measured as steps per minute. With this feature you can sharpen your cadence and make your ground contact time shorter. This will help you to find a balance between leg power and leg speed.

    • Bike settings – for three bicycles

      Bike settings – for three bicycles

      You can define settings up to three bikes in your training computer. When you start training, you can select the bike with the correct settings for that particular training session.

    • Cadence-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      Cadence-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      You can define your target zones for a training session based on cadence. When you are out of the preset zones, the training computer will inform you with a visual and audible alarm.

  • CS speed sensor W.I.N.D. features
    • SpeedPointer

      SpeedPointer

      SpeedPointer feature tells you your speed within set speed limits.

    • Speed-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      Speed-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      You can define your target zones for a training session based on speed. When you are out of the preset zones, the training computer will give a visual and audible alarm.

    • Speed – current, average and maximum
    • Incline Measurement

      Incline Measurement

      Incline measurement tells you the uphill or downhill inclination in numerical form, helping you to adjust cycling effort accordingly. The feature shows you the uphill/downhill steepness in percentages and grades.

    • Bike settings – for three bicycles

      Bike settings – for three bicycles

      You can define settings up to three bikes in your training computer. When you start training, you can select the bike with the correct settings for that particular training session.

    • Autostart/stop

      Autostart/stop

      By activating Autostart/autostop feature, the cycling computer starts and stops training recording automatically when you start or stop pedaling.

    • Distance based interval
    • Distance – training, lap, trip and total

      Distance – training, lap, trip and total

      Distance (km, mi) can be set and measured in several ways. Training distance tells you the distance traveled during a training session. Trip distance tells you the distance from the latest trip reset. Lap distance tells you the distance of one lap. Total distance is the distance accumulated since the last reset. Odometer tells you the cumulative distance which you cannot reset.

    • Distance based recovery measurement
  • G3 GPS sensor W.I.N.D. features
    • SpeedPointer

      SpeedPointer

      SpeedPointer feature tells you your speed within set speed limits.

    • Incline Measurement

      Incline Measurement

      Incline measurement tells you the uphill or downhill inclination in numerical form, helping you to adjust cycling effort accordingly. The feature shows you the uphill/downhill steepness in percentages and grades.

    • Distance – training, lap, trip and total

      Distance – training, lap, trip and total

      Distance (km, mi) can be set and measured in several ways. Training distance tells you the distance traveled during a training session. Trip distance tells you the distance from the latest trip reset. Lap distance tells you the distance of one lap. Total distance is the distance accumulated since the last reset. Odometer tells you the cumulative distance which you cannot reset.

    • Distance based recovery measurement
    • Distance based interval
    • Route mapping – opt. with polarpersonaltrainer.com web service
    • Speed/Pace – current, average and maximum

      Speed/Pace – current, average and maximum

      Speed (km/h or mi/h) is measured with GPS, footpod, stride sensor or cycling speed sensor. Pace (expressed as min/km or min/mile) stands for the rate of speed. Pace is usually used in running. By setting a target pace, you can follow how fast you need to run in order to reach a certain distance in a predefined time.

    • Route mapping – opt. with ProTrainer 5 software

      Route mapping – opt. with ProTrainer 5 software

      Your training computer stores your route data during training with GPS sensor and enables you to download route information to computer after the training session. Routes are shown in ProTrainer 5 software and can also be easily exported to other mapping and positioning software such as Google Earth.

    • Speed-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      Speed-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      You can define your target zones for a training session based on speed. When you are out of the preset zones, the training computer will give a visual and audible alarm.

  • G5 GPS sensor features
    • Incline Measurement

      Incline Measurement

      Incline measurement tells you the uphill or downhill inclination in numerical form, helping you to adjust cycling effort accordingly. The feature shows you the uphill/downhill steepness in percentages and grades.

    • Distance – training, lap, trip and total

      Distance – training, lap, trip and total

      Distance (km, mi) can be set and measured in several ways. Training distance tells you the distance traveled during a training session. Trip distance tells you the distance from the latest trip reset. Lap distance tells you the distance of one lap. Total distance is the distance accumulated since the last reset. Odometer tells you the cumulative distance which you cannot reset.

    • Distance based interval
    • Route mapping – opt. with polarpersonaltrainer.com web service
    • Route mapping – opt. with ProTrainer 5 software

      Route mapping – opt. with ProTrainer 5 software

      Your training computer stores your route data during training with GPS sensor and enables you to download route information to computer after the training session. Routes are shown in ProTrainer 5 software and can also be easily exported to other mapping and positioning software such as Google Earth.

    • Speed/Pace-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      Speed/Pace-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      You can define your target zones for a training session based on speed. When you are out of the preset zones, the training computer will give a visual and audible alarm.

    • Speed/Pace – current, average and maximum

      Speed/Pace – current, average and maximum

      Speed (km/h or mi/h) is measured with GPS, footpod, stride sensor or cycling speed sensor. Pace (expressed as min/km or min/mile) stands for the rate of speed. Pace is usually used in running. By setting a target pace, you can follow how fast you need to run in order to reach a certain distance in a predefined time.

  • Polar LOOK Kéo Power features
    • Power-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      Power-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      You can define your target zones for a training session based on power. When you are out of the preset zones, the training computer will give a visual and audible alarm.

    • Power – current, average and maximum
    • Left/right balance
    • Cycling Efficiency Index

      Cycling Efficiency Index

      Cycling efficiency is your energy expenditure converted into the power that propels the bike forward. Cycling efficiency measurement starts as soon as heart rate rises above 100 bpm and the training session has lasted for more than one minute. If the heart rate drops below 100 bpm during the session, the measurement of cycling efficiency value is stopped until your heart rate rises above 100 bpm again. Improvement in cycling efficiency indicates improved performance economy.

    • Cadence-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      Cadence-based target zones with visual and audible alarm

      You can define your target zones for a training session based on cadence. When you are out of the preset zones, the training computer will inform you with a visual and audible alarm.

    • Cadence – current, average and maximum

      Cadence – current, average and maximum

      Your cycling cadence stands for your pedaling rate in revolutions per minute (rpm). Cadence is the central factor in improving cycling performance. A higher cadence reduces the force needed for each pedal stroke, and thus improves overall performance. Running cadence measures how many times your either right or left foot hits the ground in one minute. Running cadence is measured as steps per minute. With this feature you can sharpen your cadence and make your ground contact time shorter. This will help you to find a balance between leg power and leg speed.

    • Bike settings – for three bicycles

      Bike settings – for three bicycles

      You can define settings up to two to three bikes in your training computer. When you start training, you can select the bike with the correct settings for that particular training session.

  • Data transfer
    • Compatible with Polar ProTrainer 5 software via IrDA USB Adapter
    • Compatible with polarpersonaltrainer.com via IrDA USB Adapter
    • Compatible with PC via IrDA USB Adapter
  • Watch features
    • Backlight
    • Date and weekday indicator
    • Display text in English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian
    • Dual time zone
    • Button lock

      Button lock

      By activating button lock, training computer buttons are locked, and accidental presses do not cause problems, for instance, during training.

    • Low battery indicator
    • Reminders

      Reminders

      You can set reminders to alarm you of different tasks or training sessions, for instance, reminding you to drink during a training session.

    • Time of day (12/24h) with alarm and snooze
    • User replaceable battery
    • Water resistant – splash proof

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