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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

Studies are finding that there is an important correlation between heart rate variability and exercise. Find out what your HRV 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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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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You’ve got the body but do you have the heart? | The 3 most telling variables of how fit you really are

Personal trainer, exercise therapist and keynote speaker Bobby Whisnand discusses what your heart and heart rate can tell you about how fit you really are.

February 14, 2017
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How to measure your resting heart rate

Your resting heart rate tells you a lot about your body. Learn how to accurately and easily measure your resting heart rate.

August 4, 2016
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Your resting heart rate is telling you something – so listen

Your resting heart rate is an excellent way to measure the development of your aerobic fitness. Learn all about what affects your resting heart rate.

July 6, 2016
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How to calculate your maximum heart rate for running

If you know your maximum heart rate, you can calculate your personal heart rate zones and train at the right intensity. Read more about the ways to determine your maximum heart rate.

July 6, 2016

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