Polar Heart rate monitor for swimming

Polar Heart rate monitor for swimming

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#1 Aug 16, 2012
RE: Polar Heart rate monitor for swimming
Polar the leading designer of heart rate monitors designed every heart rate monitors to be water resistance. All Polar heart rate monitors may be used for swimming with the exception of the RS800 and CS600.

The Polar Heart rate monitors are water resistant up to 20, 30, 50 or 100 meters depending on the model. To maintain the water resistance, do not operate the buttons of the Polar wrist receiver under water.

Which straps are better to swim with heart rate monitor?

The Polar T-Series transmitters (T31, T31C) are best choice while using heart rate monitor for swimming. It is one-piece design that encases all of the electrical components inside of the unit. The Polar T-Series transmitters do not have battery compartment or O-ring seal to cause leaking or failure and are not exposed to electronics to cause corrosion. This is why a Polar T-Series transmitters are the only 100% waterproof transmitters available on the market today.

If you are using heart rate monitors for swimming, It is better to purchase T31C model Chest strap.

Other considerations while using heart rate monitor for swimming:

Heart rate measurement in a water environment is technically demanding for the following reasons:

Pool water with a high chlorine content and seawater may be very conductive and the electrodes of a transmitter may get short circuited and ECG signals cannot be detected by the transmitter unit.

Jumping into the water or strenuous muscle movement during competitive swimming may cause water resistance that shifts the transmitter on the body to a location where it is not possible to pick up the ECG signal.

The ECG signal strength varies depending on the individual's tissue composition. The percentage of people who have problems in heart rate measuring is considerably higher in a water environment than in other use.
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#2 Aug 16, 2012
RE:Timex Heart Rate Monitor
Heart rate monitor timex -reviews
Introducing Timex Heart Rate Monitor
Timex is one of the leading manufacturers of heart rate monitors. The inherit benefits of these timex heart rate monitors are obvious as it accurately monitors the heart rate during physical workouts.

Different models of Timex heart rate monitors are available in market and price ranges from $9.99 to $250.00. Usually Price variation is due to the function, features and size of the different models of Timex heart rate monitors. You have to know the perfect Timex heart rate monitor on the market that will fulfill every fitness need. These timex heart rate monitors are available in sporting goods stores of your location or you can get the different models of timex heart rate monitors online. You can also able to see the reviews, product information and great deals for the timex heart rate monitors online.

How it Works
Like any other heart rate monitors. The models of timex heart rate monitor are designed to monitor your heart rate accurately. The timex heart rate monitor consists of a monitor that is placed on the chest and it is connected to the information attached to your wristband through wire or wireless signal. The timex heart rate monitor will provide a complete solution for your workout regime. The different models of timex heart rate monitors inform the user of the amount of time spent in the target zone of a workout, or display the number of calories that have been burned.

Features You Want
Usually you may want some additional features on these heart rate monitor. You may want alarm features or digital FM transmission in addition to monitoring heart rates. Probably you may like for Bluetooth heart rate monitors also. It is very much important that all you need is accurate result for a longtime and should have very good lifetime for these heart rate monitors.

How to choose Timex heart rate monitor?
If you are ridding your bicycle, it is needed that your eyes remain forward. So you need a heart rate monitor that is convenient for bicyclers which should eliminate the need of glancing the wristband repeatedly. In this cases you may choose bike mount heart rate monitors from Timex. These bike mount models of timex heart rate monitor allows user to attach the monitor to the handlebars of the bicycle where the timex monitors are easy to see and the display is accessible on the bar.

If you are a swimming person, you have to choose for water resistance models of Timex heart rate monitors. Some models of timex heart rate monitor also track number of laps you have been completed.

It is important to make conversions and calculations with the results you got from timex heart rate monitors. There are lot of mobile apps available which enable these types of conversions. For that all you need is to synchronies your timex heart rate monitor with your mobile phones. In this case you would like to buy Bluetooth heart rate monitors.

There are different models of timex heart rate monitor available for men and women. The Women’s Timex Digital Heart rate monitor 5C361, Women's Timex Digital Heart Rate Monitor 5D741 are the models specially designed for women. Timex Men's Ironman Sleek 50-Lap Full 5H381 targets the specific needs of men. Digital heart rate monitors are the combination of traditional heart rate monitors and sports watch
There are different models of Timex heart rate monitor available on market for every fitness need. You have to choose the right one.
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