Why Using a Heart Rate Monitor Is Totally Worth It
We're all for fitness gadgets—but collecting numbers won't help if you don't know how to use 'em. Here's how to use your heart rate to level up your fitness in five easy steps.
Activity Tracker vs. Heart Rate Monitor
Main purpose: Heart rate monitors track your real-time heart rate. You’ll see the zone you are in and be able to adjust your intensity one way or the other depending on your goal When to wear: In general, you’ll only want to wear your heart rate monitor during a workout, when you can get real-time data about your heart rate during exercise. Other capabilities: A heart rate monitor is more specific than most activity trackers. Most will be able to sync up to…
How Well Do Fitness Trackers Monitor Heart Rate?
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How Important Is Heart Rate Monitoring During Exercise?
If you've been to the gym recently, you might have seen fellow exercisers taking their pulse. If so, you may have wondered how important heart-rate monitoring is when you exercise, and whether pausing long enough to check your heart rate is worth it. It is. Keeping track of your heart rate can help ensure you get the best possible workout.
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What happens when you stop exercising
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Heart-Rate Monitor Buying Guide
Read our Heart-Rate Monitor Buying Guide from the experts at Consumer Reports you can trust to help you make the best purchasing decision.
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Video: What Happens to Your Body When You Exercise
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Heart-rate tracking is the secret to getting fit. Here’s how to use it
Elite athletes use it — and you can, too. It was the hardest stretch of the race, 1,000 feet of what seemed like nearly vertical incline between me and the finish line. As I approached the su…