Heart rate monitors, pedometers, altimeters...what?
As technology has advanced over time, fitness performance monitors have so to developed. These tools allow you to observe and measure your performance and progress with ease. Heart rate monitors, the staple fitness monitor, allows you to accurately measure your heart rate, which is the only accurate measurement of your intensity / exertion level. Knowing your heart rate allows you to adjust your level of exertion, allowing your to maximize your performance and reap the rewards of your efforts. Learn more about why you should use heart rate monitors, the benefits of using a heart rate monitor, and how to use a heart rate monitor.
There are many fitness and activity trackers other than heart rate monitors, however. Pedometers split into two categories; some only count how many steps you take in a given time period, while others count your steps while also performing other tasks, such as counting how many calories you burn, timing your workout, or acting as an alarm clock.
Other fitness monitors include altimeters and barometers, which are perfect for hiking and climbing as they measure, among other things, your altitude and the current barometric pressure, stopwatches, which measure your speed in your efforts to get faster, and scales and body fat monitors, great tools for measuring key health performance indicators. Numerous bathroom scales have advanced features, such as the ability to measure body fat and to track metrics for multiple users.
We also have a wide range of sport watches in various styles and with different capabilities, such as lap counting. Make your exercise count with a suitable fitness monitor, as you'll be able to properly train in a more efficient manner.