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We take matters of the heart seriously! Read how your heart rate can help you train better.

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Speed it up to slow it down | How to lower your resting heart rate

If you’re looking for a way to permanently lower your resting heart rate, the experts’ advice is unanimous – here’s what you should do!

August 16, 2018
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Why monitor your heart rate in group fitness classes | Q&A with Les Mills Trainer Jim Berg

Your heart’s reaction to exercise is always personal, whether you’re doing an individual or a group workout. That’s why you should monitor your heart rate and adjust your workout accordingly, even in group fitness classes.

August 8, 2018
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Heart rate variability and Orthostatic Test | Let’s talk Polar

What’s the relationship between heart rate variability (HRV) and exercising? Find out what your heart rate variability can tell you about your health.

September 29, 2017
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Heart rate monitoring | The best way to find the sweet spot of exercise intensity

Do you know if you’re hitting your sports and fitness goals or even headed to the right direction? Heart rate monitoring is the best way to gauge your exercise intensity.

August 9, 2018
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How to tell if your running heart rate is too high – and then what?

What are the warning signs that you’re working too hard and what to do when you find that your heart rate is too high in the middle of a run?

April 12, 2018
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A breakdown of running heart rate | What really matters

With the right tools, you can measure your running heart rate and adjust your runs accordingly, but what actually matters and what doesn’t. Let’s break it down.

April 5, 2018
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When your heart rate goes up, the scale goes down – right?

Data doesn’t lie, so consider your heart rate monitor and your target heart rate for weight loss your best workout buddies. Here are three things to keep in mind when you’re exercising to lose weight.

January 23, 2018
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How fit are you, really? Your heart rate has the answer

You think you’re fit because you exercise every day, but are you, really? Read which heart rate variables reveal the true state of your fitness.

January 18, 2018
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Continuous heart rate for Polar M430 out now

Great news for all Polar M430 owners: continuous heart rate measurement is now available. Find out what it is and how to get started.

August 31, 2017
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Optical heart rate tracking | Let’s talk Polar

What is optical heart rate tracking and how is it different from heart rate measured with a chest strap?

August 30, 2017
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Polar OH1 vs Polar H10 | Which heart rate sensor is right for me?

What are the differences between these two heart rate sensors: Polar OH1 and Polar H10? Read this to decide which is right for you.

August 30, 2017
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The new Polar H10 heart rate sensor is now available

The new Polar H10 heart rate sensor is now available in the official Polar webstore. Read more about Polar’s more-accurate-than-ever heart rate sensor.

March 15, 2017

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