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Look after your heart

Keep an eye on this page for heart-felt articles and stories about the most important muscle in the body.

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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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Introducing the Polar OH1 optical heart rate sensor

Get to know the new Polar OH1 – Polar’s first optical heart rate sensor and armband that you can wear on your upper or lower arm.

August 30, 2017
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Continuous wrist-based heart rate | Let’s talk Polar

To help you achieve your health and fitness goals we’re proud to introduce continuous heart rate tracking – available on the new Polar A370 fitness tracker.

May 24, 2017
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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 is right for me?

What are the differences between the two new heart rate sensors: Polar OH1 and Polar H10?

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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What is cardiac drift and how it affects your training

What is cardiac drift and how does it affect heart rate based training? Sports scientist, marathon runner and Ironman finisher Benjamin Garcia gives us the nitty-gritty.

February 28, 2017

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