Update: There are more heart rate monitors to choose from than ever, so we’ve added six new affordable entries to this list. It’s also TechRadar’s Fitness Week where we talk you through the tech you need to keep improving your health.
How fast the old ticker beats is a great indicator of how healthy you are, especially when you’re resting. In fact, there’s plenty of evidence to show that general good health is associated with a low resting heart rate (HR), which is why HR tracking is fast becoming the gold standard for fitness wearables. And consumers are currently spoiled for choice.
The advantage of HR-based activity monitors is that they help you incorporate regular exercise into your daily routine, which has the knock-on effect of lowering your resting heart rate over time.
Keep reading to discover which wearables offer the best way to stay motivated and achieve your HR goal in quick-fast time.
Note: we’ve ranked these from cheapest to most expensive according to prices at time of writing.
Decent heart rate tracking technology doesn’t have to be pricey, as evidenced by Letsfit’s compact offering, which somehow manages to pack in the full gamut of now-typical tracker features.
The soft rubber strap has a …read more