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Heart Rate Monitor Resources

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Listen to Your Heart Rate Monitor

Imagine you’re driving on a country road. You’re enjoying the ride and noticing the cars that you pass along the way, excited to get to your destination. Suddenly you see those familiar red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror...  Read more

Your Guide to Fitness Trackers

In our high-tech, fitness-focused world, wearable exercise trackers have become as common a sight as watches (and, in many cases, they are watches). This might have you wondering: What's the widespread appeal?   In a word, accountability...  Read more

How to Measure for Exercise Intensity without a Heart Rate Monitor

The Talk Test has been a generally accepted method of measuring (aerobic) exercise intensity for a long time now, although fitness experts have questioned whether or not the test is accurate across populations and different types of exercise. The tes...  Read more

Busting the Top 4 Cardio Machine Myths

Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal...  Read more

Getting on the Treadmill

A treadmill can seem scary to the beginner. They're big and bulky, make a lot of noise and have tons of buttons and moving parts. But I'm about to let you in on a secret: They're really not that scary. In fact, with just a few hints, the...  Read more

post walking heart rate?
Updated 4/28/2016 10:20:10 AM

I walk about 2 hours everyday, the pace is around 18 minutes per mile (not very fast, but in the heat sometimes). I have noticed that my heart rate is still around 85-100bpm an hour after the walk. My resting heart rate in the morning is 65-75bpm. so...  Read more

Heart Rate of 209
Updated 4/27/2016 10:07:24 PM

Hey all, I started riding my mtn bike 4-5 days per week. I've gradually increased my distance and noticed yesterday that I hit a max HR of 209 via my Polar HR Monitor. The distance I'm riding is just 5 miles with lots of hills with the finish be...  Read more

I need my heart and soul in losing weight
Updated 4/26/2016 7:00:53 PM

I need my heart and soul in losing weight...  Read more

Stupid fitbit! 😠 I didn't realize my heart rate
Updated 4/23/2016 7:37:15 PM

Stupid fitbit! 😠 I didn't realize my heart rate monitor wasn't picking up my HR (if it gets over my tattoo, it doesn't read it) so I only got 9 Active minutes for my 23 minutes of Qumba. Grrr!...  Read more

I LOVE diet coke but it makes my heart race lately
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I LOVE diet coke but it makes my heart race lately. I am trying carbonated water mixed with a bit of cranberry juice as my "treat" drink....  Read more

Heart Rate Monitors are Saviors!

Before I had a heart rate monitor I was totally overestimating my calorie burn and underestimating my calorie intake. My heart rate monitor detects how many cals I burn, what my heart rate is at so I can make sure to stay in my fat burning zone, and...  Read more

Target heart rate monitors rule!!

The heart rate monitors and calorie counters on exercise machines aren't very accurate. I have a heart rate monitor that has an alarm when I'm not in the target zone for cardio and it counts calories. It's like having a personal trainer to tell you...  Read more

Trying to get Pregnant

I have fought in my mind and my heart about being fearful of losing another child. There is light. This is an open minded, loving, and free place to explore and ask questions....  Read more

dailySpark Holiday Giveaway Week 3: Listen to Your Heart

Today we kick off week 3 of the dailySpark Holiday Giveaway. We've already given away two great prizes: customized cereal capsules from [me] & goji and SparkPeople apparel. This week we're giving away 3 Timex T5G971 Unisex Sports Personal Heart Ra...  Read more

'Can I Measure Calories Burned during Strength Training with a Heart Rate Monitor?'

A heart rate monitor (HRM) is capable of estimating calorie burn pretty accurately—but only for aerobic (cardio) exercise, not for strength training. Here's why:A HRM won't give you an accurate idea of how many calories you bu...  Read more

My heart rate monitor came in today

It's easy to use, and was interesting to see how high my heart rate got. I needed a watch for timing my dog walks, and this was in the price range I would have paid for just a watch so, score! We will call this my prize for losing my first 5% since...  Read more

6-22-15 Heart Rate Monitor

Started using a heart rate monitor an am loving it. Being able to stay in the right "zone" has been a huge eye opener and a lot of fun....  Read more