Polar Heart Rate Monitors - Get the Basics from the FT Series

Getting started with heart rate training can seem daunting at first, but once you find the right monitor, it becomes a whole lot easier. We have several heart rate training articles on our blog, plus, plenty of workout resources to help you get started, but in the meantime, you can start looking at heart rate monitors to take your workout to the next level.

At Heart Rate Monitors USA, we carry Polar heart rate monitors designed to meet every sport and every skill level. If you're just starting out with heart rate training and want a HRM that can give you the basics, here are a few great Polar heart rate monitor lines to choose from.

Polar FT1/FT2 Heart Rate Monitors: These basic Polar heart rate monitors are the perfect place to start if you’re just getting into exercise and heart rate training. Able to offer the most basic of measurements in an easy-to-read display, this is a great starter watch line for any athlete. It offers a short summary of your latest workout and one-button functionality. It doesn’t get much easier than this. This is our top choice for beginner athletes who want to use heart rate data to start training smarter.

Polar FT4 Fitness Heart Rate Monitors: Polar FT4 heart rate monitors are designed for basic fitness and exercise, so if you tend to exercise on a regular schedule and are starting to rely more on heart rate for training, this is a great option for you. These heart rate monitors keep training simple by offering measurement of heart rate, calories burned, and other basic metrics. The interface is super user-friendly and there are options to choose from for both men and women, so you'll have no problem finding the right monitor to match your workout.

Polar FT7 Fitness Heart Rate Monitors: The Polar FT7 line of heart rate monitors is an awesome selection to choose from if you're searching for a heart rate monitor that can deliver valuable data for weight loss, basic fitness, and exercise. It's not super advanced but is a bit more feature heavy than the FT4 and FT1/FT2 lines, which is good if you exercise regularly but want more in-depth training data as well as heart rate monitoring. The best part about Polar FT7 heart rate monitors is that they offer a feature called EnergyPointer that tells you if the main effect of your training is fitness improvement or fat burning. Plus, you can get displays for calories burned, heart rate, and other metrics.

Have questions about Polar heart rate monitors? Feel free to give us a call at 1-800-403-8285 and we'd be happy to answer your questions and give you the assistance you need to find the Polar heart rate monitor that's right for you.