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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 […]

VO2Max, Lactate Threshold, and HRMax Tests at the Univ. of Westminster

August 4, 2009 by · 109 Comments 

Image via Wikipedia Today I did something that I should have done a long time ago: Maximal tests. The reason why I didn’t do them earlier was because these tests aren’t cheap and because I was not sure of what to expect. What am I talking about? I’m specifically talking about what is known as […]

Suunto Road Bike Pod Review

April 6, 2009 by · 30 Comments 

As some of you may know, I’m really into cycling. I think it is partially due to the tech that is inherent in the sport, but also because of the freedom you get at self-powered speeds. In order to track my progress in not only improving my fitness, but also in my distance from point […]

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 […]

Polar RS400 Review : A mega heart rate monitor for the new year’s resolutions

January 1, 2009 by · 40 Comments 

On my continued quest to find the best heart-based training tool out there, and to now seriously start my new year’s health resolutions, I got myself a Polar RS400 heart rate monitor (technically I received it for Christmas). I preferred the RS400 over the higher end (and far more expensive) RS800cx model because most of […]