Polar FT40 Heart Rate Monitor Review

Polar FT40 Heart Rate Monitor Review

The Polar FT40 Heart Rate Monitor is for those that want a mid level HRM from Polar. Allows you to save up to 50 training sessions and upload to PolarPersonalTrainer Website.

At A Glance

  • Displays a grid target zone indicator which puts in view your heart rate (as beats per minute)
  • Features innovative components including Polar ZonePointer, Polar EnergyPointer, Polar OwnCal, Polar ZoneLock, and the OwnCode
  • Water-resistant up to 30 meters and comes with a 1-year warranty priced at about $140

The latest contribution in the line of heart rate monitors from Polar is the FT40, a novel input into the field of HRM. Polar strives to contribute to general health and fitness, has yet again surpassed its own standards with this latest innovation. The passion Polar brings towards fitness and well being reflects in the way it brings novel devices into the field of health and fitness gadgets time and again.

Polar FT40 Heart Rate Monitor
Polar FT40 HRM

The Polar FT40 heart rate monitor is loaded with features to help push you towards your fitness objective. The heart rate watch contains a grid target zone indicator which puts in view your heart rate in the form of percentage of the highest heartrate in terms of beats per minute. This device is incredible in the sense that it always keeps you focused towards your objective by alerting you with its unique audio-visual alarm whenever you tend to go beyond or lag under your intent zone.

This Polar HRM also houses some eye catching modes like :

Polar ZonePointer is an audio-visual element which displays your up to date heart beat rate with respect to the heart beat rate targeted.

Polar EnergyPointer is a truly useful feature for those looking for high-end performances on the track. It ascertains the level at which your performance has exceeded beyond mere burning calories so as to ascertain your complete well being. At the end of your workout session it enlightens you with the physical exertion you have undergone thus assisting you in attaining your objectives.

Polar OwnCal is your guide to accomplishing your goal of gaining that perfect body and maintaining overall health at the same time. This feature portrays a clear picture of the energy outflow per workout session and also maintains a record of the total energy expenditure of your various workouts. You can always position your targets based on the calorie expenditure and see for yourselves its results.

Polar ZoneLock is a target zone activating feature which allows you to set trigger alerts to help achieve your target with just the push of a button.

Polar OwnCode is your protection and privacy feature which does not permit other HRM''s to interfere with your very own.

Some other remarkable features of FT40 are an in-built Fitness test which swiftly computes your overall health when you are at rest; a built-in recorder which stores data regarding your heart beat rate, calories burned, and the total workout time.

The Polar FT40 heart rate monitor can resist water up to 30 meters deep, has a clock which displays 12/24-hour time and also day and week; en-suited backlight; an alarm with a snooze facility; a button indicating the low battery status; and a Polar FlowLink feature to ease the transferring of data from your FT40 to any computer. (using the PolarPersonalTrainer Website).

The Polar FT40 heart rate monitor helps you to keep an accurate workout record without stressing you out. The device has the intellect to guide you with the most suitable workout speed depending upon your current body condition.

Get your skin wet

Some problems may be caused by dry skin or exercising in the winter. If it''s hot enough the monitor will begin sending your pulse to the heart monitor watch once you start to sweat. If you don''t sweat a lot, some advocate licking the strap before you start exercising, squirt some water between your skin and the strap or you can use a little heart monitor gel.

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