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Polar M400 Cyber Monday discount gifts you this GPS watch for just £82
Polar M400 Cyber Monday discount gifts you this GPS watch for just £82 By Chris Hall

The Polar M400 is a mid-range GPS watch from the company that basically brought heart rate tracking to the general public, with a long history of sports devices.Normally retailing for £130, the Cyber Monday discount brings a healthy saving on this excellent... Read more

Polar OH1 is an optical heart rate accessory you can wear instead of a chest strap
Polar OH1 is an optical heart rate accessory you can wear instead of a chest strap By Chris Hall

Polar has an innovative solution for fitness fans in the OH1, a optical heart rate sensor accessory, that will be welcome news for those who don't like wearing a chest strap. Chest straps have long been the norm for heart rate sensors, or were the norm... Read more

Polar M600 will update to Android Wear 2.0, add indoor swimming metrics this spring
Polar M600 will update to Android Wear 2.0, add indoor swimming metrics this spring By Elyse Betters

Polar is updating its M600 to the newly released Android Wear 2.0.As part of the update, the smartwatch will add indoor swimming metrics such as distance, pace, strokes per minute, and strokes per pool length. The watch can also determine if you're swimming... Read more

Polar M200 review: A running all-rounder that’s nice to your wallet
3.5 stars Polar M200 review: A running all-rounder that’s nice to your wallet By Luke Johnson

It used to be that the only wearable tech you could pick up for around the £100 marker was a barebones step tracker. Prices have tumbled though. Those steps counters are now available for less than £30, and dedicated running watches, such as the new... Read more

Polar Team Pro Shirt preview: A heart-rate tracking shirt for serious athletes only
Polar Team Pro Shirt preview: A heart-rate tracking shirt for serious athletes only By Elyse Betters

Polar is at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showing off its first foray into the smart apparel market.The company, which is known for its fitness trackers and heart-rate sensors, is basically taking wearables to a whole new level. It's... Read more

Polar fitness watches and GoPro cameras will now play nicely together
Polar fitness watches and GoPro cameras will now play nicely together By Max Langridge

Polar has already announced a wearable vest with heart rate monitoring and GPS tracking built in to it, but that's not the only big announcement the company has for CES 2017.  CES 2017: What is it and what to expect Polar's other big announcement is... Read more

Polar gives a new meaning to wearables with Team Pro Shirt
Polar gives a new meaning to wearables with Team Pro Shirt By Max Langridge

Fitness tracking expert Polar has used CES 2017 to unveil a new kind of wearable in the Team Pro Shirt. The Team Pro Shirt is, as the name suggests, a piece of clothing but has a heart rate monitor embedded into the fabric by way of two thin heart rate... Read more

Polar M600 review: Top-notch smartwatch and fitness tracker fusion
4.5 stars Polar M600 review: Top-notch smartwatch and fitness tracker fusion By Chris Hall

The explosion of smartwatches and fitness trackers has thrown up some real gems and thrown down some real turds, leaving us all to step carefully when choosing a new device. Polar is an established name in fitness devices, one of the oldest, perhaps,... Read more

Polar M200 is an affordable GPS running watch with heart rate tracking
Polar M200 is an affordable GPS running watch with heart rate tracking By Max Langridge

Polar has just announced the M200, the latest in its lineup of smartwatches designed for fitness fanatics. The M200 borrows much of the same technology that can be found in the M400 and M600, but comes in at a more affordable price.It doesn't run on Android... Read more

Polar M600 could get Android Wear back on track
Polar M600 could get Android Wear back on track By Cam Bunton

Polar has launched its very first Android Wear device, and just like the rest of its wrist-worn gadgets, it's designed with the fitness fanatic in mind. And it could be just what the Android Wear market needs to get back on track. With new announcement... Read more

Polar Balance smart scale is here to offer more lifestyle feedback
Polar Balance smart scale is here to offer more lifestyle feedback By Luke Edwards

Polar has announced that it will be getting more involved in lifestyle tracking by adding its first smart scale to its offerings in the Polar Balance.Polar Balance isn't just a weighing scale as it offers much more data for the user, in conjunction with... Read more

Polar Activity Loop 2 review: Function over form
3.5 stars Polar Activity Loop 2 review: Function over form By Britta O'Boyle

Polar has been on the fitness tracking scene for a while - like 40 years - creating devices for those who take their activity monitoring a little more seriously. The runners and cyclists of this world who want plethora of stats including heart-rate monitoring... Read more

Polar offers its first optical hear rate monitor in A360 fitness tracker
Polar offers its first optical hear rate monitor in A360 fitness tracker By Luke Edwards

Polar is well known for sticking to its chest straps when it comes to heart rate monitoring. But it appears to have changed its mind and now offers optical heart rate monitoring in its new A360 fitness tracker.The Polar A360 comes with a colour display... Read more

Polar made an affordable wrist wearable with an OHR sensor, coming soon
Polar made an affordable wrist wearable with an OHR sensor, coming soon By Elyse Betters

Polar has confirmed it is working on a new fitness wearable for consumers, and you can expect it to arrive shortly. The upcoming device will feature a built-in optical heart rate monitor. Keep in mind Polar specialises in heart-rate monitors that you... Read more

Polar Loop 2 adds notifications, vibration alerts, and keeps on tracking
Polar Loop 2 adds notifications, vibration alerts, and keeps on tracking By Chris Hall

Polar has announced an updated version of its activity tracker, the Polar Loop. The new Loop 2 retains many of the features of the original, but expands the feature set for a more connected smart experience.The Polar Loop 2 adopts many of the skills seen... Read more

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes
3.5 stars Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes By Luke Edwards

Polar has been scaling down the physical size and improving the look of its GPS fitness watches throughout the last few product cycles. The latest V800 has competitor Garmin clearly fixed in its sights, with running, cycling, and swimming activities paired... Read more

Polar adds MyFitnessPal integration to iOS Flow app, Android incoming
Polar adds MyFitnessPal integration to iOS Flow app, Android incoming By Luke Edwards

Polar has announced that its users will now be able to integrate their activity tracking directly with the MyFitnessPal app.MyFitnessPal is useful for tracking daily diet, including calorie intake thanks to its huge food database that works via a scan... Read more

Polar A300 blends fitness band appeal with sports watch functionality
Polar A300 blends fitness band appeal with sports watch functionality By Chris Hall

Polar has announced the A300, which it describes as a fitness and activity monitor, sitting between the Polar Loop and its more advanced sports watches.So on one hand the A300 will track your steps and alert you if you've been inactive for too long like... Read more

Polar Loop activity tracker band hits the UK for £80
Polar Loop activity tracker band hits the UK for £80 By Luke Edwards

Polar, the sports watch specialist, has announced the release of its Loop activity tracker band in the UK with an £80 price.For your money you'll get a black wrist band that, in a world first, also connects to a heart rate monitor for a deeper level... Read more

Polar V800 aims to bridge the gap between multisport GPS watch and health tracker
Polar V800 aims to bridge the gap between multisport GPS watch and health tracker By Luke Edwards

Polar is on a mission to bring its already well-established multisport GPS watches into your life all day, everyday. Why stop tracking when you're not exercising? You might as well measure all your calories burnt for a more accurate picture of your health.The... Read more

Polar Loop fitness and sleep tracker to release in October with iPhone app
Polar Loop fitness and sleep tracker to release in October with iPhone app By Elyse Betters

Are you a fitness freak who needs yet another fitness tracker? Well, look no further: Polar has just announced Polar Loop, a bracelet-like activity tracker that - you guessed it - tracks daily activity and exercise levels, among other things.Aside from... Read more

Polar RC3 GPS Tour De France edition
4.0 stars Polar RC3 GPS Tour De France edition By Mike Lowe

Just like Le Tour winner's yellow jersey, the limited Tour De France edition of the Polar RC3 GPS sports watch comes dressed in a similar bright yellow finish. The RC3 was the first built-in GPS sports watch released by Polar in 2012 and this limited... Read more

Polar RC3 GPS Tour de France edition gives you the yellow jersey, in wearable bike computer form
Polar RC3 GPS Tour de France edition gives you the yellow jersey, in wearable bike computer form By Rik Henderson

Sports fitness specialist Polar has announced a Tour de France edition of its RC3 GPS training computer, and because of its distinctive yellow stripe, you can feel like your leading the pack in the world's most famous road race. Sort of.The official training... Read more

Polar FT4 and FT7 heart monitors launched
Polar FT4 and FT7 heart monitors launched By Duncan Geere

Polar, apparently the world's leading manufacturer of heart rate monitors, has released a games console. No, just kidding. The company has released a pair of heart rate monitors. The Polar FT4 and FT7, to be precise.The FT4 is the lower end of the duo.... Read more

Polar FT80 heart rate monitor
4.0 stars Polar FT80 heart rate monitor By Chris Hall

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,... Read more

Polar FT60
4.0 stars Polar FT60 By Chris Hall

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... Read more

Polar FT range aims to optimise exercise efforts
Polar FT range aims to optimise exercise efforts By Chris Hall

Polar have a wealth of experience behind their heart rate monitors having been in the business for over 30 years. Their new FT range aims to put a personal trainer on your wrist with the introduction of three new models of heart rate monitor. The new... Read more

Walk yourself fit with the Polar FA20
Walk yourself fit with the Polar FA20 By Chris Hall

If you are looking to lose weight and get fit in 2009, then you might be interested in Polar’s new FA20, a watch-based "activity computer". Over the past few years, various campaigns have driven home the message of adopting a healthier lifestyle by... Read more

Polar give more power to cyclists
Polar give more power to cyclists By Chris Hall

Polar have announced the most intelligent cycling products in the company's 30-year history - the new CS400, the most accurate computer on the market today and the CS600 w/ Power, the most complete power measurement system at an affordable price. For... Read more

Polar AW200 launch innovative technology to make monitoring exercise easy
Polar AW200 launch innovative technology to make monitoring exercise easy By Chris Hall

Polar, the leading innovator of sports instruments and heart rate monitors, has launched a new watch that offers a brand new way of accurately measuring your activity levels. Unlike specialist pedometers and heart rate monitors, the new Polar AW200 is... Read more

Polar cs100 bike computer
4.5 stars Polar cs100 bike computer By Stuart Miles

The reason people go to the gym to run on the treadmills isn’t because they like oogling at the girls also in the gym or the fact that they prefer to run inside rather than out, it's because of the stats. How fast, how far, what incline are just some... Read more