Training with your
Polar Loop 2
With the heart rate sensor you get more information about your training. You can see your heart rate accurately and in real time in your
By using a heart rate sensor, you can track your cycling sessions much more accurately. When you wear a heart rate sensor, it shows up in the Polar Flow web service as a training session after you've synced your data.
We recommend using Polar H7 Bluetooth Smart® heart rate sensor. We cannot guarantee full compatibility with other manufacturer's heart rate sensors.
Wearing a Heart Rate Sensor
Detach the connector from the strap, and rinse the strap under running water after every training session. Sweat and moisture may keep the heart rate sensor activated, so also remember to wipe it dry. For more detailed caring instructions see Taking care of your
Pairing a Heart Rate Sensor
Before you start training with the heart rate sensor, it has to be paired with your
- Wear your compatible heart rate sensor. Make sure the electrode areas of the strap are moistened. If necessary, see further instructions from the heart rate sensor's user guide.
Polar Loop 2right next to the sensor.
- Tap the
Polar Loop 2touch button and wait until the LED display turns off. Then wait a couple of seconds until PAIRED scrolls on the display.
Now your current heart rate and EnergyPointer are added to the display rotation.
If PAIRED doesn't appear on the display, repeat steps 2-3, and make sure none of your clothing is there between
If you have problems with pairing, visit
Start the Training
To start a heart rate training session, wear your heart rate sensor and
You can't start a heart rate training session when
While you train with a heart rate sensor, you can't sync
Heart Rate Guidance During Training
Tap the touch button to view the data during training. Your current heart rate is shown in beats per minute (bpm) figures.
Wait for two seconds and the display will show the current main effect of your training - fat burning or improving fitness. For more information, see Energy Pointer.
In fat burn zone, training intensity is lower, and the source of energy is mainly fat. Therefore, fat burns efficiently and your metabolism, mainly fat oxidation, increases.
In fitness zone, training intensity is higher and you are improving your cardiovascular fitness i.e. strengthening your heart and increasing blood circulation to muscles and lungs. The main energy source is carbohydrates.
Stop the Training
To stop recording the session, untie the strap from your chest and detach the connector from the strap.
Remember to detach the connector from the strap to cut the connection between the heart rate sensor and
After removing the heart rate sensor, wait two minutes before trying to use it with any other device or software.
After training, your data is synced automatically to Polar Flow mobile app, if you've taken the app into use and it is running on your mobile device.