How to Measure Exercise Intensity

photo credit: joebeone There are several ways to measure your exercise intensity: target heart-rate checks, perceived exertion and talk test, and heart rate monitors which have increased in popularity due to ease of use and relative accuracy. For many years, measuring exercise intensity using … Read More

Heart Rate Monitors

In 1979, Polar invented the first wireless heart rate monitor for the Finnish Nordic Ski Team. As intensity training has increased in popularity, so has the use and availability of this equipment, which can eliminate a large margin of error with counting pulse. Heart rate monitors are usually … Read More