Polar H7 and Polar Beat app review

polar beat appThe Polar H7 and Polar Beat app are the latest products released by Polar, they are a step forward into heart rate monitors and mobile technology integration.  These products use as a heart rate monitor your mobile device, they are compatible with iPhone iOS and Android OS phones.  The Polar H7 connects via Bluetooth through a chest strap that monitors your heart rate and communicates to the Polar Beat, a heart monitor app that tracks your heart beat, distance, and  coaches you through different fitness stages while keeping a record of everything on the Polar Personal Trainer.

One of the great features of the Polar Beat app is the Smart Coaching which keeps track of your training, calories burnt, % fat burnt, and the aerobic zones you have been hitting on your runs or activities.  Also you can choose from a series of sessions from free training to Maximum training to increase you aerobic conditioning and fitness.  You can see all the details on the video review below with examples on how to use your Polar Beat app and your Polar H7 chest strap.

Polar H7 video review

The Polar H7 and Polar Beat transforms your mobile phone into a powerful fitness device that is also compatible with other mobile apps like Runtastic, Runkeeper, Endomodo, Digifit.

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Polar Beat Smart Coaching showing the results of a week of training.

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History of my most recent runs

These are some of the features of the Polar H7

– GPS based speed, distance and route (if your reveicing device includes GPS)
– Distance or time based training targets
– Voice guidance
– Sharing to Facebook, Twitter and polarpersonaltrainer.com
– Training history
– Polar Smart Coaching features: Training benefit, Sports Zones and Calories
– Calorie based training target
– Heart rate vs. speed graphs in training history