Tag: Polar


Polar M400 Review – First impressions

Having been frustrated by the short-lived experience with the Garmin Fenix,  I started looking around for alternatives. Garmin’s Vivoactive was ticking all of the right boxes and was getting good reviews, but I was reluctant to commit to another Garmin ‘trial’ – I need to be recording my training, not trying to work out how …


Road ride or cyclocross race – Which is harder?

Time for a little bit of science… how does a hard road ride compare to a cyclocross race in terms of effort? I’ve been wearing a bluetooth Polar heart monitor (linked to a smartphone app via Bluetooth) for my three cyclocross races and I’ve been amazed by how hard I’m working during the race… for …