Heart rate monitors

Reviews & hands-on

  • Sports Fitness

    Scosche myTrek pictures and hands-on

    By 28 December 2011

    Looking to shed a few pounds following the Christmas binge? If you have an iPhone then you are literally spoilt for choice. We've looked at a number of iPhone apps in the past that offer to track your performance using the on-board GPS, but the offering...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Suunto t3c Black Arrow heart rate monitor review

    By 2 October 2009

    The Suunto t3c Black Arrow edition is a special edition release of its t3c model or heart rate monitor, partnered with the International Triathlon Union. Featuring a standard heart rate monitor when used with the provided chest strap, it takes the fight...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Polar FT80 heart rate monitor review

    By 9 September 2009

    The Polar FT80 heart rate monitor "training computer" comes in at the top of the range of generalist fitness devices offered by Polar. Here we test the standard FT80, although it also is available with the G1 GPS module for speed and distance tracking,...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Polar FT60 review

    By 6 February 2009

    Polar are synonymous with heart rate monitors and it is difficult to go anywhere in the world of sports and fitness without encountering Polar products. With heart rate training forming a core aspect of many professional training programmes, it is not...

  • Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Garmin Forerunner 405 review

    By 22 August 2008

    The Garmin Forerunner series has long been a firm favourite with athletes, with a strong fan base in runners and triathletes. The combination of heart rate monitor with GPS functions providing all the information you need to accurately monitor and manage...