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Polar ProTrainer 5 Software Review (Polar RS800CX PTE Review Part II)

Polar ProTrainer 5 Software Review (Polar RS800CX PTE Review Part II)

December 22, 2009 by · 17 Comments 

In my recent review of the Polar RS800CX PTE, I covered the capabilities of the PTE as a supplement to a coach-created cycle training program. What allows you to create the programs that a coach gives you (if you use heart rate zones) is the Polar ProTrainer 5 software that comes with the RS800CX PTE […]

Polar RS800CX PTE Review (Part 1)

Polar RS800CX PTE Review (Part 1)

November 27, 2009 by · 10 Comments 

Back in January, right after I had made my New Year’s resolutions, I reviewed the Polar RS400. It is therefore fitting that I finish the year by reviewing its older brother, the Polar RS800CX PTE. To clarify a common question from the start, the Pro Team Edition (PTE) of the RS800CX is identical to the […]

FirstBeat Athlete Software Review

August 11, 2009 by · 16 Comments 

Training by yourself is hard. It’s hard to not only stay motivated, but to know what to do, and whilst nothing can beat the actual expertise of human coach, not everyone can afford one. In my recent review of the Suunto T4c, I covered the coach feature that comes as part of the watch’s core […]

Suunto PC Pod Review

June 28, 2009 by · 89 Comments 

The Suunto PC Pod is very small USB stick that allows the Suunto heart rate monitor range (T3C, T4C, and apparently the T6c) to wirelessly connect to your PC and connect to Suunto’s free Training Manager Lite software. So what does it do exactly and how useful is it? Having had the T4c for a […]

Zagg Invisible Shield Review

April 5, 2009 by · 12 Comments 

There is nothing more annoying than having your newest electronic gadget’s display scratched. From that point onwards, you can’t bear looking at the screen without being reminded of your moment of negligence. Not only that, if the scratch is bad enough, you’re constantly frustrated by the hindered visibility of the display the scratch has left […]

Suunto T1C heart rate monitor review

December 23, 2008 by · 26 Comments 

I have been trying to get into shape before the holiday season… call it a warmup to the new year’s resolution. However, I’m trying to be a bit smarter about it this time around, as opposed to the usual ‘gym hard 4x a week’ mentality. So I started reading up on heart rate monitors. These […]