Polar Vantage M2 User Manual: Get Started > Menu


Enter the menu by pressing BACK and browse through the menu by pressing UP or DOWN. Confirm selections with the OK button, and return with the BACK button.

Start training

From here, you can start your training sessions. Press OK to enter the pre-training mode and browse to the sport profile you want to use.

You can also enter the pre-training mode by pressing and holding OK in the time view.

See Start a training session for detailed instructions.

Serene guided breathing exercise

First, choose Serene and then choose Start exercise to start the breathing exercise.

For more information, see Serene™ guided breathing exercise.


Stay energized throughout your session with the FuelWise™ fueling assistant. FuelWise™ includes three reminders that remind you to refuel and help you maintain adequate energy levels during your long sessions. These are Smart carbs reminder, Manual carbs reminder and Drink reminder.

For more information see Fuelwise.


In Timers you'll find a stopwatch and countdown timer.


To start the stopwatch, press OK. To add a lap, press OK. To pause the stopwatch, press BACK.

Countdown Timer

You can set the countdown timer to count down from a preset time. Choose Set Timer, and set the countdown time, and press OK to confirm. When completed, choose Start and press OK to start the countdown timer.

The countdown timer is added to the basic watch face with time and date.

At the end of the countdown, the watch notifies you by vibrating. Press OK to restart the timer, or press BACK to cancel and return to the time view.

During training you can use interval timer and countdown timer. Add the timer views to training views in the sport profile settings in Flow and sync the settings to your watch. For more information on using timers during training, see During training.

Watch face views

Choose which watch faces are shown on the display in time view. You can choose from Time, Daily activity, Cardio load status, Continuous HR tracking, Latest training sessions, Last night's sleep, FitSpark training guide, Weather, and Weekly summary.

You need to choose at least one view.

Fitness Test

Measure your fitness level easily with wrist-based heart rate while you lie down and relax.

For more information, see Fitness Test with wrist-based heart rate.


You can edit the following settings on your watch:

In addition to the settings available on your watch, you can edit Sport Profiles in the Polar Flow web service and app. Customize your watch with your favorite sports and the information you want to follow during your training sessions. See Sport Profiles in Flow for more information.