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Polar CS300 HRM

The Polar CS300 heart rate monitor is a mid level HRM that packs quite a lot of features for a more advanced athlete looking to really analyse and improve workout sessions. It is specifically designed for cycling and cross training and comes with the bike mount and speed sensor in the box, all for $140. Overall this is a great value package.

 

The CS300 also includes the ability to use a wireless speed sensor that gives you feedback about your pace while cycling. This is particularly handy to have for your training data tracking as you will not be tracking data from your HRM and your bike’s odometer separately. More flexibility in data tracking will give you a much better picture of you perform on each training sessions.

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Suunto M5 HRM

The Suunto M5 heart rate monitor is a fully packed HRM that features some very advanced functionality, usually only found on very high end and expensive types like the Suunto Ambit. While the M5 does not come with a built in GPS, you do have the option to buy either a foot, bike or GPS POD that will allow you to track your speed and distance.

 

Along with your real time heart rate the M5 will also calculate your calories burned which is a great feature if you are aiming for a specific weight loss. The display of the watch is large enough to accommodate multiple data points meaning that you do not have to constantly switch between different views.

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