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Polar Training Tips: December 2011

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THIS MONTH’S TRAINING TIP SPONSORED BY polar

Polar RCX5
Polar RCX5

Top reasons to train with heart rate during the off season:

    1. Takes the guess work out of your training.
    2. Gauges your intensity. The goal for off season training is to not over train, but recover from the previous season and stay fresh.
    3. Helps you try new, fun activities and keeps your training fresh with alternative workouts. With a Polar training computer, you can track your fitness during any activity (cross country skiing, hiking, racquetball, kickboxing classes, etc.)
    4. Helps you structure your weight training workouts more effectively (combine resistance and aerobic training.)
    5. The Polar OwnCal® feature tracks your calories “out” and helps get you through periods of increased calorie intake with minimal effect.
    6. Helps you keep your workout within the first 2 zones (light to medium intensity.)
    7. Keeps you motivated. A Polar training computer provides weekly workout summaries and tracks your progress to keep you motivated.

      To learn more about Polar training computers, visit polarusa.com and facebook.com/polarusa.