Benefits of using a heart rate monitor:
• Effectiveness and Accuracy:
Heart rate monitors are an unmatched way to track your heart rate
over the course of your workouts and from day to day or week to
• Monitor your progress: A lower resting heart rate indicates improved fitness level, while an elevated heart rate may signal that rest is needed.
• Prevent over- and under-training:
If your heart rate is too low, you may not get the most effective
workout or the results you want. However, if your heart rate is too
high too often, you increase the risk of injury or burnout.
• Choose the right intensity:
Knowing your target heart rate zones is the key to developing weekly
and monthly plans that balance work with adequate recovery.
View our heart rate guide and Energy Zone™ descriptions.