Tag Archives: Heart Rate

Measure Heart Rate Using Your Cell Phone

Tweet Sure there are plenty of contraptions out there to measure your heart rate.  The bad news is… they are usually expensive and cumbersome. When running I use the Garmin 405 heart rate monitor, but I wouldn’t call the chest strap “comfortable” … Continue reading


VO2 Max Testing – The Results Are In!

Tweet As you may (or not) know, about 12 weeks ago I went and had a VO2 Max test performed.  This test guaged my general fitness level and would be used as the baseline for comparison once I completed a custom 12 … Continue reading


VO2 Max Testing

Tweet My family (after some hinting on my part) gave me a great gift for my birthday this year – a gift certificate for a full VO2 Max test. So three weeks ago I went to Peak Performance of Lynbrook, … Continue reading


Nike+ Now With Heart Rate

Tweet So the tip we mentioned a few weeks ago turned out to be true! Nike just launched a Heart Rate Monitor made by Polar that is compatable with the Nike+ Sportband and iPod.  Here is the official update from … Continue reading

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Nike+ Heart Rate Monitor – June 1st!?

Tweet Well well well… what do we have here?  Seems like Nike has been hard at work and will be releasing a Nike+ compatible heart rate monitor.  Here is the forum post from a supposed reliable source: “I have a … Continue reading