Reasons to Buy an Activity Monitor Like the Polar FA20

Health and Wellness - Exercise
By: snowfence    
17-Feb-2011

Introduction:An activity monitor is like a wrist watch, only better. It is really cool. It is like a watch, but it was made to help keep people active and improve their health.

  • 01

    To Help You Stay Active

    If you are interested in either becoming or staying active, you may be interested in purchasing an activity monitor or a fitness watch. There are many activity monitors out there to choose from.

    The one I use is the Polar FA20. It really does help to keep me active. I like to set goals and make sure that I reach them by the end of the day.

  • 02

    To Help You Improve Your Health

    This activity monitor was made to help you to improve your health. By the pace of your workout, it even tells you whether you are working to improve your health or to improve your fitness.

  • 03

    To Time Your Workouts

    The Polar FA20 will time your workouts for you. It is not a heart rate monitor. You actually wear it all day long, and there is no chest strap to wear.

  • 04

    To Help You Count Your Calories Burned

    You set it for your age, height, weight, and gender. The Polar FA20 displays your calories burned and the amount of time that you have been active throughout each day.

    It tells you whether you have had a lazy day or an excellent day.

  • 05

    It Is Fun and Easy to Use

    There is a little man on the face of the watch, and he just sits there while you are not active. If you stay inactive for too long, he'll go to sleep, but if you get up and start moving, he will, too.

    It works by tracking the movement of your arm. When you walk faster, the little man does, too.

    If you are inactive for 2 hours, it will go into sleep mode.




Final Thoughts

As always, be sure to consult your physician before starting any exercise program.


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Comments

  • tamron 2/17/2011 Flag This Comment

    Do you know of any gadget to get me motivated to clean my house? A friend of mine has a Polar FA20 it looks neat! Great List!

  • goodselfme 2/17/2011 Flag This Comment

    I like that the Polar FA20 can be worn like a wrist watch. Good detail for this activity monitor.h5 to you!

  • hummingbirdee 2/17/2011 Flag This Comment

    The Polar FA20 activity monitor seems like a worthwhile device. I am going to check in to it.
    Great list!

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