simple log of your distance wont always reflect the effort youve put in. A simple HRM, a pencil, a diary and a calculator will give your training a great boost. A computer link-up just gives you added convenience, depth and flexibility, and if you share
Q Ive been trying threshold running, using a heart rate monitor and keeping my mile pace at 10 seconds below my 10K race pace. However, I struggle to maintain this speed, even though my HRM says Im working at just 60 per cent of my predicted
Whenever you get a new piece of electrical equipment, the temptation is to rip off the packaging and get stuck in straight away, so the following advice may sound boring. Nevertheless, when you unpack your heart rate monitor (or HRM for short
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have heart-rate zones you can set to keep your run at the right level, and at the top of the scale, your HRM can act as a virtual coach. We tested eight models from across the spectrum.Dunlop Velocity, £60 Features 3 target HR zones, interval timer
How To Find Your Maximum Heart RateA heart rate monitor can help to ensure that you don’t work too hard – or take it too easy! – in training sessions. Depending on the session, your target heart rate will be anywhere between 60 and 95% of your maximum.To know your target heart ra...
Training with a heart-rate monitor may no longer be the preserve of the elite, but choosing a model perfectly suited to your needs and budget can still be a minefield of technical jargon and seductive (read expensive) features if you’re uncertain what you should be looking for in...
your run to make an extra hole in the strap of the huge wrist monitor and then another 10 to fit the chest strap under your sports bra in a way that won’t inhibit your breathing. Realising the potential in this market, more HRM manufacturers
Heart-rate monitors vary hugely in price and functionality. For less than £20 you can pick up an HRM that simply measures your pulse, while parting with £150+ will give you a monitor that will set training zones for you, tell you how many calories
Whatever type of runner you are, you should give serious consideration to investing in a heart rate monitor. From as little as £40 you can add a whole new dimension to your training. Strap on a heart rate monitor and you’ll never run too quickly or too slowly again. You won’t be ...
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