Polar H10

| REVIEW | Polar H10: Quick Review & Comparisons

Polar’s new chest-strap heart rate monitor (HRM) is the H10. I’m going to assume, as I would do with a Garmin or Suunto chest strap HRM, that it’s accurate. Some of Polar’s marketing literature states increased accuracy over the previous H7 model. The H7 has historically been used by Sports Labs as a HRM-of-choice due…

WHOOP Strap 2.0

Detailed Review : WHOOP – an athlete recovery monitor/advisor and HRV-enabled oHRM for the wrist.

WHOOP is a potentially super-clever piece of performance/training optimising kit for serious-to-pro athletes covering most sports, including triathlon & team sports. In simple hardware/software terms it’s ‘just’ a wrist-based heart rate monitor and an online/smartphone app. BUT It offers a holistic HRV-based view of your ‘recovery‘ coupled with a view of your daily HR ‘strain’. Specifically, strain &…

SHFT RUN + Garmin HRM-TRI + Runscribe + STRYD

SHFT – detailed review of a dual app- and pod-based running coach that’s also a power meter

First Impressions My initial view of SHFT was that it looked to have well-made hardware pods with a fairly comprehensive, ‘proper’ run coaching app. Proper in the sense that it gives ‘instant’, personalised, actionable, corrective, audible feedback on your running form. Some of its competitors promise the same, yet do not convincingly deliver. SHFT also…