4x Polar Watches

My partner either called me ‘cheap’ or a ‘cheap date’, I forget which. It’s definitely true, in the comments from a separate thread, KrisV committed to ‘Supporter’ status on this site in a sort-of-exchange for me producing an update on the current GPS of several Polar devices. I aim to please (KrisV and my partner)…

Polar Vantage V Review

Polar Vantage – New Planned Features

The Polar Vantage Roadmap has been updated and now the next major release will include several new features from the recently announced Polar IGNITE fitness watch. As expected, most of the Ignite’s new features are included with the exception seeming to be the FITSPARK training. Basically that means more sleep and recovery stuff. And if…

Polar Vantage V M Review

Polar Vantage – new Firmware

Source: Polar There’s some new Polar Vantage firmware tthat supports emojis and Chinese/Japanese characters. Yay. It’s v3.1.7 and also has some bug fixes inside. Sometimes these kind of releases sneak in a featurette or two, but I couldn’t find one. Some GPS improvements are reported elsewhere; as noted by Naiboo – source this site’s forum…

Pro Triathlete Training Week

It’s always interesting to hear how fellow athletes train. It puts your efforts into perspective and also motivates you toward better outcomes. A while back I found Mo Farah’s typical training week hidden away on the net. You never know if these sources are really what the athletes adhere to, especially in the likely-to-be-secretive training…

Polar Vantage V M Review

Polar Vantage v3.0 Firmware (Feb 2019 update)

Today we have a significant firmware update for the Vantage Series as the Vantage M receives smartphone notifications, Back-to-start functionality as well as a ‘sleep’ watch face. The Vantage V receives those same updates as well as route guidance. Favourites have also made a welcome appearance too. The major areas of functionality are now in…

Polar Vantage Review - New Screens

Firmware v2.07: Polar Vantage – available now

December’s v2.07 firmware has today been released for both Polar Vantage models; reviewed earlier here in detail (Polar Vantage Review) Changes made by Polar are stated to be these: Stopwatch, countdown timer and interval timer (image below) Button and touch lock Brighter backlight when looking at the display during training Speed sensitivity improved (faster reaction…

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Running With Power 2019 – Will there be an ANT+ Standard ?

I’ve been getting very excited with myself recently. I had pretty much convinced myself into believing that an ANT+ Running With Power Standard would be announced at 1:03pm on Friday 15th March 2019. Then I took a step back and thought I’d better check my facts. That’s always a time-consuming annoyance when it comes to…