Women's Heart Rate Monitor Watch

Polar F11 Women’s Heart Rate Monitor Watch (Blue Glow, New Design) Review

Polar F11 Women's Heart Rate Monitor Watch (Blue Glow, New Design)Polar F11 Women’s Heart Rate Monitor Watch is a powerful heart rate monitor that provides you with highly-accurate gauge to get the most from your exercise or training sessions.

It features Polar Keeps U Fit Workout Program and also includes an online component that’s free-of-charge. It is the only heart rate monitor with built-in Interactive Personal Trainer.

Features

Keeps U Fit Workout Program: Polar monitor watch makes a workout program that tells you how long and how hard you need to exercise so you can reach your goals.

WearLink Coded Transmission: This feature is included in the transmitter which is made in soft fabric material that eliminates interference from other heart rate monitoring devices.

The electrodes of the transmitter are integrated into the strap for comfort and flexibility in use. These electrodes are responsible for picking up heart signal.

Polar OwnCal: This heart rate monitor displays the amount of energy expenditure in one session of exercise. It also shows the kilocalories that you accumulated in several sessions of exercise.

It allows you to get daily or weekly exercise programs considering calorie expenditure. Due to Polar OwnCal’s feature of tracking both the accumulated kilocalories and energy expenditure, it allows you to achieve short-term goal as well as long-term goal.

Fitness Bullets: The monitor displays bullet for every 10 minutes that you spend training or exercising in your target heart rate zone.

Time and Target Zone functions by calculating the time of the total amount of exercise that you spent in your personal target zone.

Combining this feature with the Total Exercise Time is very efficient in determining your exercise program’s effectiveness.

Standard Features

  • Heart rate monitor designed to help you hit training and fitness goals
  • WearLink Coded transmitter made from a soft, fabric material, eliminates interference from other heart rate monitors
  • OwnCal feature shows your energy expenditure during one exercise session
  • Displays heart rate, exercise time, and average heart rate
  • Manual and automatic heart rate limit settings
  • Large easy-to-read display with backlighting and split screen
  • Water resistant to 30 meters (100 feet)

Note: Polar Heart Rate Monitor watches are precision instruments. It is recommended that changing the battery and any other necessary repair be done by authorized Polar Service Center.

Purchase includes warranty of 90 days for repairs and 6 months warranty on batteries.

Disclaimer
This Heart Rate Monitor watch is not a medical device so it is not intended for use in any medical or for monitoring application on patient.

Consulting a physician before engaging in any physical activity is a highly recommended.

Below are the pros and cons of the Polar F11 Watch as described and experienced by its users.

Users’ Positive Comments

  • Keeps U Fit Program is really good. It tells you how fit you are. If you tell the watch you want to improve or maintain your fitness level, it creates a weekly fitness plan for you.
  • It is very easy to use and the digital images tell you what feature you are using.
  • The Keep U Fit Program has helped me tremendously.
  • Polar F11 eliminated my need for a personal trainer.
  • The display of this watch is very easy to read and the instructions are extremely clear.
  • The strap is much more comfortable than the previous Polar monitors.
  • It has a very nice display and it can be used even when not working out.
  • The upgraded WearLink chest strap is incredibly comfortable and the batteries can be changed by the user rather than having to be replaced as the other straps do.

Users’ Negative Comments

  • The alarm that beeps when you’re gone outside range is not very loud in the maximum setting so if you’re using a headset with music, you need to check periodically if you’re still in your target zone.
  • The F11 watch is a bit bulkier than Polar F6.
  • The belt is poorly designed.
  • It doesn’t measure heart rate accurately. After a hour-long strenuous workout, the watch says my heart rate is 50bpm.
  • The F11 was unable to pick up signal from the WearLink transmitter.

Customers’ Ratings
5 Stars 46%, 4 Stars 25%, 3 Stars 11%, 2 Stars 10%, 1 Star 8%

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