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Swimming Power Meter – Trainesense

Trainesense have been on the radar for almost a year now and I have briefly mentioned them a few times, including here. It looks much closer to market now. Exciting! So we are looking at a tool which can measure the 3D force vectors from a hand paddle. OK it excludes total drag and propulsion…

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Polar M600 HR Swimming ! – vs. Garmin HRM-Tri

Polar’s M600 is one of the few wrist-based oHR devices that will ‘properly’ support HR when swimming. By that I mean that there is a swimming mode AND the optical HR works in that mode. Other watches, such as the Garmin 235 (optical HR), have optical HR DISabled in swim mode. Of course it’s possible…