Polar Grit X2 Pro Titan

Polar Grit X2 Pro Titan is a rough and rugged outdoor sports watch crafted for adventure with sapphire glass AMOLED display in titanium casing, and a hi-tech toolkit of navigation and performance features for exploring the wonders of the world, and the body.

Polar Grit X2 Pro

Polar Grit X2 Pro is a rough and rugged outdoor sports watch crafted for adventure with sapphire crystal glass AMOLED display, and a hi-tech toolkit of navigation and performance features for exploring the wonders of the world, and the body.

Polar Vantage V3

An ensemble of biosensing instruments, AMOLED display, dual-frequency GPS, maps, and the most comprehensive suite of training and recovery tools on the market. The stage is set, and the Polar Vantage V3 smart sports watch is ready to put in the performance of a lifetime.

Polar Ignite 3

Polar Ignite 3 is a stylish fitness & wellness watch that helps you live a more energized life. It tracks your sleep, activity, and heart rate to provide guidance that’s tailored to your body and lifestyle.

Polar Pacer Pro

Polar Pacer Pro is an ultra-light, new-generation sports watch with integrated barometer that equips athletes with advanced tools to improve running economy, training sessions, and sports performance.

Polar Pacer

Sport is play – why complicate it? Polar Pacer is a no-nonsense sports watch that gives new athletes all the essentials, plus the specialized training tools they need to train better.

Polar Vantage V2

A powerful convergence of minimalist design, innovative technology, and intelligent training and recovery tools make Polar Vantage V2 our most formidable sportswatch to date.

Polar Grit X Pro

Built for military-level durability with sapphire glass and ultra-long battery, equipping you with new navigation tools, always-on outdoor features and Polar's ultimate training solutions.

Polar Vantage M2

Designed for function, the Polar Vantage M2 works as hard as you do. Our industry-leading technology is here to help you reach your goals and come back stronger. For that athlete attitude.

Polar Ignite 2

A fitness watch that’s sleek, simple and smart? Polar Ignite 2 is a true triple threat. Versatile and full of great features, it’s the perfect companion for any sport and any lifestyle.

Polar Ignite

A waterproof fitness watch with advanced wrist-based heart rate and integrated GPS, Polar Ignite offers you a full view of your day and guides you towards a more balanced life.

Polar Unite

A beautifully simple watch with personalized daily workout guidance, 24/7 heart rate and activity tracking, plus automatic sleep and recovery applications.

Polar Vantage M

An all-round multisport & running GPS watch for anyone who loves setting new records. Polar Vantage M is a slim, lightweight training companion that gives you all the data you need to improve your performance.

Polar Grit X

An outdoor multisport watch with rugged yet lightweight design, ultra-long battery life and military-standard durability for anyone who prefers the trails over the roads.

Polar M430

A GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate, advanced running features and Polar Running Program, Polar M430 is a top-level watch for runners who want more.

Polar Verity Sense

When freedom of movement is important to you, Polar Verity Sense is your go-to choice for any sport.

Polar H10

Widely regarded as the gold standard in wireless heart rate monitoring, this is the most accurate sensor in Polar’s history.

Polar H9

A reliable, high-quality heart rate chest strap for all your everyday sports with Bluetooth® and ANT+ connectivity. Get connected and get going.

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Replace or upgrade your Polar Sensor chest straps or arm bands.

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Polar Grit X Outdoor Series

Made for outdoor sports and built to handle any environment nature can throw at you, Grit X watches are designed to help you explore the world and gear up for adventure.

Polar Vantage Performance Series

Our flagship series is tailored for high-performance and endurance sports and training. Every aspect of our Vantage watches are designed with one particular person in mind – the athlete.

Polar Pacer Multisport Series

The Pacer Series gives athletes all the essentials such as accurate GPS and precise heart rate tracking, plus the specialized training, sleep, and recovery tools they need to train better.

Polar Ignite Fitness & Wellness Series

Sleek, simple, and smart – Ignite watches are the perfect partner for any fitness goals and any lifestyle.

Manage Favorites and training targets in Polar Flow Favorites in Polar Flow web serviceClick the Favorites icon on the menu bar on top of the page to enter your Favorites page.Here you can manage the favorites for each Polar device you have registered on your Polar account.1. On the left side of the page, you manage all your routes and... Get started with the Polar Running Program How to create a Polar Running Program The only thing you need to create a Polar Running program is a Polar account. Before creating a program, make sure all of your personal and physical information is correct in your Flow Settings. Also, when answering the physical activity level questions, make... Got a second hand Polar product? If you've purchased a second hand Polar product, you need to make sure the product is no longer tied to the Polar account of the previous owner. You can do that by doing a factory reset with the FlowSync software. For instructions on factory resetting your Polar OH1, follow the related article... Pairing Polar device with Flow app fails If Polar Flow app doesn’t find your Polar device, check that:There's enough battery both in your Polar device and your mobile device.Your Polar device is up to date.Bluetooth is turned on in your mobile settings.Airplane mode/flight mode is not turned on (on both your Polar device and mobile... Smart Notifications (Android) ​The smart notifications feature allows you to get alerts about incoming calls, messages and notifications from apps onto your Polar device. You’ll get the same notifications on your Polar device that you get on your phone screen. Please note that you can’t receive any notifications during training... Where can I find the serial number/device id of my Polar device? You can find the device ID from:the Settings menu of your Polar device orthe Devices menu in Polar Flow app orthe Products menu in Polar Flow web service.The serial number and device ID are also printed on the device itself. Check the list below to see where they’re located on your device. Serial... What sensors and accessories is my Polar device compatible with? Compatible heart rate sensors H9H10OH1Verity Sense GymLink Bluetooth® GymLink Bluetooth®Bluetooth®Bluetooth®A370xxxxGrit XxxxxGrit X ProxxxxGrit X2 ProxxxxIgnitexxxxIgnite 2xxxxIgnite 3xxxxM200xxxxM400xxxxM430xxxxM460xxxxPacerxxxxPacer ProxxxxUnitexxxxV650xxxxVantage MxxxxVantage M2xxxxVantage... Water resistance of Polar products Polar products can be worn when swimming. They are not, however, diving instruments. The what and how of Polar 24/7 activity tracking Why should I be active on a daily basis? Simply put, our bodies are designed to move. It's widely known that physical activity is a major factor in maintaining health. In addition to being physically active, it's important to avoid prolonged sitting. Yet, more and more of us are spending a... The what and how of Running Index What is Running Index? If you’re looking to keep on top of your running performance you’ll find this feature a big help. Regular use over time allows you to see how efficient your running is. Your Running Index score is calculated automatically after every run, based on your heart rate and from the... The what and how of Polar's Continuous Heart Rate Make sure to check below if you need to turn the Continuous Heart Rate tracking on manually on your Polar device before you can start to use the feature! Polar products with Continuous Heart Rate tracking are meant to be worn 24/7. To keep your device and your skin in good condition follow our easy... How do I install Polar FlowSync on Windows computer? Go to https://flow.polar.com/startClick Download area to download the installation package to your computer.Run the installation package to install it to your computer.->Accept the license agreements and click Next.->Select the installation location on your computer, click Next and wait for... What is Assisted GPS (A-GPS)? How does it work? The Polar devices listed in the 'Applies to' section use Assisted GPS (A-GPS) to acquire a fast satellite fix. The A-GPS data tells your Polar device the predicted positions of the GPS satellites. This way the Polar device knows where to search for the satellites and thus is able to... Can I change the battery on my Polar device? How do I export individual training sessions from Polar Flow web service? You can choose either to export your training file as a GPX, TCX or CSV file, or to zip the files for faster download. In case you have a slow internet connection, we recommend you choose the compressed zip file for bigger training files to speed up the export.You can export the route of a training... Troubleshooting a Polar watch with built-in GPS (GNSS) Make sure GPS recording is set on:Set GPS recording on in the sport profile settings in the Flow app or web service. Remember to sync the settings to your watch.M400/M430: On your watch, go to Settings > Sport Profiles, choose the sport and set GPS recording on.Check the expiry date for the... Polar Flow Season Planner With Polar Flow Season Planner you can plan and customize the training season you want. The best way to learn it is to try it out and create a new season. You can edit the plan after you've created it.Divide your training sessions into periodsSet weekly volumes by duration or distance targets,... Polar Flow Sport Profiles Please note that in a number of indoor sports, group sports and team sports profiles the HR visible to other devices setting is enabled by default. This means that compatible devices using Bluetooth Smart wireless technology, e.g. gym equipment, can detect your heart rate. You can also use your... The what and how of Polar Fitness test What is Fitness Test? The Polar Fitness Test with wrist-based heart rate is an easy, safe and quick way to estimate your aerobic (cardiovascular) fitness at rest. It's a simple 5-minute fitness level assessment that gives you an estimate of your maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max). The Fitness Test... How to disable power saving for the Polar Beat and Polar Flow Android apps Disabling power saving and all background restrictions for the Polar Flow / Beat app in your Android device might be necessary if you’re experiencing any of the issues listed below.Polar Flow:Automatic syncing is not working in the background or it is inconsistent.Polar device does not connect... How can I pair H9/H10 heart rate sensor with my Polar device? Follow these guidelines to pair H9/H10 heart rate sensor with your Polar device. Please refer to product specific user manuals for detailed pairing instructions. You need to moisten the heart rate sensor strap, and wear the heart rate sensor to be able to pair it with your Polar device or Polar Beat... Having problems syncing your M430 with the Flow app? Make sure location is enabled for Polar Flow app in the phone's application settings. On Android 6 and newer devices, location permission is needed to scan for Bluetooth devices. If you have several Flow app compatible Polar devices in use, make sure you have chosen M430 as the active device in... How can I edit sport profiles and training views in Polar Flow? The sport profiles feature lets you list all your favorite sports and define specific settings for each one of them. For example, you can create tailored training views for each sport you do and choose what data you want to see when you train: just your heart rate or just speed and distance –... Training Benefit feature ​Training Benefit gives you textual feedback on the effect of each training session helping you to better understand the effectiveness of your training. You can see the feedback in Flow web service, Flow app and Beat app. To get the feedback, you need to have trained at least a total of 10 minutes... Troubleshooting Polar FlowSync If you have problems using Polar FlowSync, please check the following troubleshooting tips. If the tips do not help, send the FlowSync log file with a detailed problem description to Polar Customer Care. Unable to start FlowSync. Start FlowSync manually from [install location] or reinstall FlowSync... How to download all your data from Polar Flow In case you want to download your personal data that has accumulated in the Polar Flow ecosystem, you can do it by following these steps.Go to https://account.polar.com and click Sign in.Authorize the access with your Polar account email address and password.Click Download your data on the menu on... Planning to sell your Polar product? If you’re selling your Polar product, you need to remove the Polar product connection to your Polar account and delete the saved data on your Polar product. You can do that by doing a factory reset with the FlowSync software, and removing the product from your Registered products list in the Polar... The what and how of Recovery Status What is Recovery Status? The Recovery Status feature estimates how much training load you can tolerate. It keeps track of your cumulative load – that is, intensity, volume and frequency of your training and activity – taking your training background into account, and estimates your current and... Polar tests - Which one is for me? If you're a pro athlete, knowing your VO2max as precisely as possible is important. If you enjoy leisurely bike rides on Sunday mornings occasionally and go to the gym every now and then, there's probably no point in taking a lab test or an all-out field test.To make sure that your results... Create a training target in the Polar Flow app To create a training target in the Polar Flow app:Go to Training, and click on top of the page.Then choose the type of your training target from the following: Favorite target Choose Favorite target.Choose one the existing favorite training targets or Add new favorite target.Tap on next to the... Account already exists! Account already exists! notification is displayed if you already have created a Polar account in one of Polar’s web services with that email address.If you have forgotten or do not know your Polar account password, you can get it via the Have you forgotten your password? link in Polar Flow web... Activity accumulation differences between M430 and other Polar devices The Polar M430 uses a new calorie calculation algorithm that measures your calories more accurately. Through more accurate calorie calculation, the algorithm also affects the accumulation of daily activity. The calorie calculation is based on an intelligent combination of heart rate and acceleration... Android phone compatibility issues with Polar products There is plenty of variation between how different Android devices handle the technologies used in our products and services, such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and different standards and protocols. Because of this compatibility varies between phone manufacturers, and from time to time we discover... Can I change the battery on my Polar device? Can I charge my Polar device with another kind of USB cable or via a wall outlet? Your Polar device (Grit X, Grit X Pro, Grit X2 Pro, Ignite, Ignite 2, Ignite 3, M430, Vantage M, Vantage M2, Vantage V, Vantage V Titan, Vantage V2, Vantage V3) can be charged via computer only with the custom USB cable that came in the box.When charging via a wall outlet, use a USB power adapter... Can I use my M430 when swimming? Yes, your M430 is suitable for swimming and bathing.When you're recording a swimming session with your M430, water may prevent the wrist-based heart rate measurement from working optimally. But the M430 will still collect your activity data from your wrist movements when swimming.Note that you... Can I use other Polar products at the same time? Polar Beat app Your Polar device is compatible with Polar Flow app, it cannot be used with Polar Beat app.Simultaneous heart rate measurement with your Polar device and Polar Beat app is not possible. If you measure heart rate using only Polar Beat, the training summary will be synchronized from... Create a training target in the Polar Flow app To create a training target in the Polar Flow app:Go to Training, and click on top of the page.Then choose the type of your training target from the following: Favorite target Choose Favorite target.Choose one the existing favorite training targets or Add new favorite target.Tap on next to the... Does my Polar product contain nickel? Stainless steel is a combination of iron along with elements such as nickel and chromium. Adding these elements to the iron makes it much more durable and stops it from rusting. Many Polar products contain stainless steel in either the back case or the buckle. The stainless steel used by Polar has... Editing your sleep in Polar Flow app You can adjust your sleep in the Flow app on your mobile phone and make the following changes:Change the sleep timing of detected sleep or revert to the originally detected sleepAdd new sleepDelete one sleep period at a time You can only adjust your sleep timing for data that's no older than... Fat Burning Percentage Calculating an estimate of calories expended from fat during a workout. Get started with the Polar Running Program How to create a Polar Running Program The only thing you need to create a Polar Running program is a Polar account. Before creating a program, make sure all of your personal and physical information is correct in your Flow Settings. Also, when answering the physical activity level questions, make... Got a second hand Polar product? If you've purchased a second hand Polar product, you need to make sure the product is no longer tied to the Polar account of the previous owner. You can do that by doing a factory reset with the FlowSync software. For instructions on factory resetting your Polar OH1, follow the related article... Have you forgotten your password? If you have forgotten your Polar account password, you can get a new one as follows:Go to the Sign in menu and click Have you forgotten your password?Type in your email address.Click I’m not a robot and follow the instructions to confirm to confirm you are not a robot.Click Send. You’ll get an email... Having problems syncing your M430 with the Flow app? Make sure location is enabled for Polar Flow app in the phone's application settings. On Android 6 and newer devices, location permission is needed to scan for Bluetooth devices. If you have several Flow app compatible Polar devices in use, make sure you have chosen M430 as the active device in... Heart rate based training Your heart rate data gives you an insight into your physical condition and helps you understand how your body responds to training. The information you receive is useful in fine-tuning your training plans, for example, the regularity and intensity of your training, and will help you reach your peak... How can I change my email address in Polar Flow web service? You can change your e-mail address in Polar Account or in flow.polar.com.In flow.polar.com:Sign into the web service.Click your name on the upper right corner and select Settings.Click Change email.Type in your password and click Next.Enter your new email address twice in the appropriate... How can I change the language of Polar Flow web service? Polar flow web service is available in following languages: Czech, Chinese (simplified), Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.You can change the... How can I change the language on my M430? You can choose which language you use on your M430 during set up. Your M430 supports the following languages:CzechDanishDutchEnglishFinnishFrench (France)GermanIndonesianItalianNorwegianPolishPortuguese (Portugal)RussianSpanish (Spain)SwedishTurkishIf you want to change the language on your M430,... How can I compare my training targets with training results? Now it’s possible to analyze whether or not you performed your training as you planned. Create a training target in Polar Flow, sync it to your Polar device, train according to the target following the guidance on your device and sync your training to Polar Flow. Your training result is... How can I edit sport profiles and training views in Polar Flow? The sport profiles feature lets you list all your favorite sports and define specific settings for each one of them. For example, you can create tailored training views for each sport you do and choose what data you want to see when you train: just your heart rate or just speed and distance –... How can I pair H9/H10 heart rate sensor with my Polar device? Follow these guidelines to pair H9/H10 heart rate sensor with your Polar device. Please refer to product specific user manuals for detailed pairing instructions. You need to moisten the heart rate sensor strap, and wear the heart rate sensor to be able to pair it with your Polar device or Polar Beat... How do I create a training target in Polar Flow web service? ​Whatever Polar product you use with Polar Flow web service, you can create detailed training targets to the web service to help you plan your training. The targets are shown in your Diary in Polar Flow. You can also add the targets to your favorites list and use them as templates when creating new... How do I create an account for Polar Flow web service? Polar Flow web service uses the same Polar account as other Polar web services.If you already have created an account by signing up for one of Polar's web services or mobile application, or when taking your product into use, your username and password are valid for Polar Flow web service as... How do I export individual training sessions from Polar Flow web service? You can choose either to export your training file as a GPX, TCX or CSV file, or to zip the files for faster download. In case you have a slow internet connection, we recommend you choose the compressed zip file for bigger training files to speed up the export.You can export the route of a training... How do I install Polar FlowSync on Mac? Go to flow.polar.com/start.Click Download for Mac. FlowSync starts downloading the installation package. This should only take a few minutes.After the download is completed, click the installation package icon on Downloads. The location of the installation package depends on your browser. The... How do I install Polar FlowSync on Windows computer? Go to https://flow.polar.com/startClick Download area to download the installation package to your computer.Run the installation package to install it to your computer.->Accept the license agreements and click Next.->Select the installation location on your computer, click Next and wait for... How do I maintain my M430 in the best possible condition? Read the tips below to help you keep your M430 in good condition.Keep your training device cleanWash the M430 under running water with a mild soap and water solution after each training session. Wipe it dry with a soft towel before putting it back on.Keeping the M430 clean and dry and loosening the... How do I pair my M430 with the Polar Flow app? If you've done the setup for your M430 with a mobile device, your M430 has already been paired with the Polar Flow app. If you did the setup with a computer and would like to use your M430 with Polar Flow app, pair your M430 and mobile as instructed below.Make sure your mobile device is... How do I reset the M430? If you experience problems with your M430, you can try restarting it. Restarting the M430 will not delete any of the settings or your personal data from the M430.To restart the M430You can restart your M430 from the device itself:Browse to Settings > General settings > About product >... How do I sync my Polar Device with the Polar Flow app? Before syncing make sure:You have a Polar account and the Flow app downloaded and installed to your mobile deviceYou have registered your Polar device in the Flow web service and synced data via FlowSync software at least onceYour mobile device has Bluetooth turned onAirplane mode/flight mode is not... How do I update the M430 firmware? To keep your M430 up to date and get the best performance, always make sure to update the firmware whenever a new version is available. Firmware updates are performed to improve the functionality of your M430. They can include improvements to existing features, completely new features or bug... How do I wear my M430? Read the tips below to ensure that your M430 functions optimally during training. Tight for training Wear your M430 for a few minutes prior to starting the heart rate measurement in order for your skin to adapt to the device. To get accurate heart rate readings, you need to wear the M430 snugly on... How should I wear my Polar device to get the most accurate heart rate readings from the wrist? (Video tutorial) How to Utilize Running Cadence in your Training What is cadence? Running cadence is calculated by counting the number steps you take per minute, and dividing it by two. For example, if your take 180 steps per minute counting both feet, your cadence is 90. Cadence is an important tool for assessing your running efficiency, and something that you... How to avoid skin irritation when wearing your Polar watch Polar devices with wrist-based heart rate measurement are meant to be worn throughout the day and during the night, however, in rare cases, users with sensitive skin might experience that their skin gets irritated either by the wrist strap buckle or the strap itself, or by the OHR sensor of the... How to build a workout with phases Simple four-phase workout In addition to the actual work phase, it’s good to include also a warm-up, a cool-down and some stretching to your workout—whatever your sport is. It maximizes the benefits of the workout and prevents injuries. So, in its simplest, a phased workout can be just those four... How to delete Polar Account You can close your Polar Account at https://account.polar.com/Closing your account deletes all of your training and personal data from our database permanently. Please note that closing your account will affect everything in your Polar Account including Polar Flow and newsletter registration. All of... How to disable power saving for the Polar Beat and Polar Flow Android apps Disabling power saving and all background restrictions for the Polar Flow / Beat app in your Android device might be necessary if you’re experiencing any of the issues listed below.Polar Flow:Automatic syncing is not working in the background or it is inconsistent.Polar device does not connect... How to download all your data from Polar Flow In case you want to download your personal data that has accumulated in the Polar Flow ecosystem, you can do it by following these steps.Go to https://account.polar.com and click Sign in.Authorize the access with your Polar account email address and password.Click Download your data on the menu on... I’ve made changes in the Polar Flow web service/app, but I can’t see them on my Polar device If you change settings, create or update sport profiles, create training targets or add favorites in the Polar Flow web service or Polar Flow app, you need to sync the changes to your Polar device.You have two ways to sync the changed settings to your Polar device:Sync via FlowSyncIf you make the... M430 memory storage and notifications M430 has an 8 MB memory. It can store up to 60 hours of training with GPS and heart rate, depending on your language settings.When M430 memory is low, the device informs you with memory low notifications. After receiving a notification, it is recommended to sync your M430 with the Flow web service... Manage Favorites and training targets in Polar Flow Favorites in Polar Flow web serviceClick the Favorites icon on the menu bar on top of the page to enter your Favorites page.Here you can manage the favorites for each Polar device you have registered on your Polar account.1. On the left side of the page, you manage all your routes and... Minimizing risks when training Health and trainingTraining may include some risk. Before beginning a regular training program, it is recommended that you answer the following questions concerning your health status. If you answer yes to any of these questions, we recommend that you consult a doctor before starting any training... My M430 is not charging Make sure that M430 charging area is dry Do not charge the device when the USB port is wet. Check that M430 charging area is clean If your M430 doesn’t charge properly, or if it doesn’t connect to FlowSync, it could be because the charging area on the back of the product is not clean enough.Before... New Polar Flow sport profiles We have added new sport profiles in Flow. They are freely available in the Flow web service and in the Flow app. Check the related support document on how to add the new sport profiles to your Polar device.The new sport profiles are:Car racingClimbing (outdoor)Cross-country runningCurlingElectric... Pacemaker and Polar products Persons who have a pacemaker use Polar devices at their own risk. Consult your doctor before starting exercise with a heart rate monitor. Pairing Polar device with Flow app fails If Polar Flow app doesn’t find your Polar device, check that:There's enough battery both in your Polar device and your mobile device.Your Polar device is up to date.Bluetooth is turned on in your mobile settings.Airplane mode/flight mode is not turned on (on both your Polar device and mobile... Pairing and calibrating a Polar stride sensor Pair a Stride Sensor with M430/M400Make sure the stride sensor has been correctly attached to your shoe. For more information on setting up the stride sensor refer to the user manual of the stride sensor.There are two ways to pair a stride sensor with your M430/M400:Press START in time view to enter... Planning to sell your Polar product? If you’re selling your Polar product, you need to remove the Polar product connection to your Polar account and delete the saved data on your Polar product. You can do that by doing a factory reset with the FlowSync software, and removing the product from your Registered products list in the Polar... Polar Flow Season Planner With Polar Flow Season Planner you can plan and customize the training season you want. The best way to learn it is to try it out and create a new season. You can edit the plan after you've created it.Divide your training sessions into periodsSet weekly volumes by duration or distance targets,... Polar Flow Sport Profiles Please note that in a number of indoor sports, group sports and team sports profiles the HR visible to other devices setting is enabled by default. This means that compatible devices using Bluetooth Smart wireless technology, e.g. gym equipment, can detect your heart rate. You can also use your... Polar Flow app and compatible devices If you're using an older Polar product (M400, M460 or V650), you need to register it in the Polar Flow web service on your computer before it can be paired with the Polar Flow mobile app. Polar devices and mobile platformsPolar devices work with most modern smartphones. Here are the minimum... Polar Running Program Training for an event, and want to know how, how much and how often you should train? Whether you’re training for a 5k run or a marathon, Polar Running Program will help you get ready, and coach you all the way to the finish line.Every runner is unique, and so is each Polar Running Program. It’s a... Polar Running Program FAQs What is the Polar Running Program based on? It is based on training in the right heart rate zone, and the science behind the Polar Heart Rate Zones is the cornerstone of the program. The program gives you a training plan for your target event based on your personal attributes, training background... Polar Sleep Plus™ FAQs How does Polar Sleep Plus™ detect when I fall asleep, and when I’m sleeping? Sleep Plus automatically detects when you fall asleep, and when you’re sleeping based on the movements of your non-dominant hand with a built-in 3D accelerometer in your Polar device. You do not need to activate a separate... Polar tests - Which one is for me? If you're a pro athlete, knowing your VO2max as precisely as possible is important. If you enjoy leisurely bike rides on Sunday mornings occasionally and go to the gym every now and then, there's probably no point in taking a lab test or an all-out field test.To make sure that your results... Smart Notifications (Android) ​The smart notifications feature allows you to get alerts about incoming calls, messages and notifications from apps onto your Polar device. You’ll get the same notifications on your Polar device that you get on your phone screen. Please note that you can’t receive any notifications during training... Smart Notifications (iOS) The smart notifications feature allows you to get alerts about incoming calls, messages and notifications from apps onto your Polar device. You’ll get the same notifications on your Polar device that you get on your phone screen.Please note that when smart notifications are set on the battery of... Speed and distance from the wrist with GPS calibration Your Polar device can measure speed and distance from your wrist movements with a built-in accelerometer. This feature is handy when running indoors on a treadmill for example, or just in places where GPS is not always available such as in valleys, around tall buildings or under tree cover. Note... Sync is not working on FlowSync If FlowSync doesn’t start syncing your M430, try the below steps, one at a time, and then try syncing your M430 again. For detailed instructions on syncing your M430 with the Flow web service via FlowSync, see the M430 eManual. Check that M430 charging area is dry and clean If your M430 doesn’t... The display of my Polar watch is broken Worn-out third-party screen protectors can cause problems to the normal operation of your Polar watch's display or make you think that the display of your Polar watch is broken. Please check if the third-party screen protector is causing the problem, before you send your watch to the Polar... The what and how of Polar 24/7 activity tracking Why should I be active on a daily basis? Simply put, our bodies are designed to move. It's widely known that physical activity is a major factor in maintaining health. In addition to being physically active, it's important to avoid prolonged sitting. Yet, more and more of us are spending a... The what and how of Polar Fitness test What is Fitness Test? The Polar Fitness Test with wrist-based heart rate is an easy, safe and quick way to estimate your aerobic (cardiovascular) fitness at rest. It's a simple 5-minute fitness level assessment that gives you an estimate of your maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max). The Fitness Test... The what and how of Polar Sleep Plus™ What is Polar Sleep Plus™ and how it works Polar Sleep Plus™ is a feature that lets you know how much and how well you’ve slept. It’s an easy way to track your sleep and learn more about your sleeping habits and sleep quality. Feedback and detailed sleep insights guide you towards better sleeping... The what and how of Polar's Continuous Heart Rate Make sure to check below if you need to turn the Continuous Heart Rate tracking on manually on your Polar device before you can start to use the feature! Polar products with Continuous Heart Rate tracking are meant to be worn 24/7. To keep your device and your skin in good condition follow our easy... The what and how of Polar's wrist-based heart rate measurement What are the benefits of wearing a device with wrist-based heart rate measurement? Wearing a device with the wrist-based heart rate measurement feature is the most convenient and easy way to measure your heart rate while you’re working out. You don’t have to wear a separate chest strap to track your... The what and how of Recovery Status What is Recovery Status? The Recovery Status feature estimates how much training load you can tolerate. It keeps track of your cumulative load – that is, intensity, volume and frequency of your training and activity – taking your training background into account, and estimates your current and... The what and how of Running Index What is Running Index? If you’re looking to keep on top of your running performance you’ll find this feature a big help. Regular use over time allows you to see how efficient your running is. Your Running Index score is calculated automatically after every run, based on your heart rate and from the... The what and how of Training Load ​Training load is textual feedback on the strenuousness of a single training session. Training load calculation is based on the consumption of critical energy sources (carbohydrates and proteins) during exercise. The Training Load feature makes the loads of different types of training sessions... The what and how of speed and pace zones What are speed and pace zones? Speed and pace zones are a new way of guiding the efficiency of your training during sessions. They work just like heart rate zones, however the intensity of your training is based on your speed or pace, rather than your heart rate. They provide an easy way to choose... Training Benefit feature ​Training Benefit gives you textual feedback on the effect of each training session helping you to better understand the effectiveness of your training. You can see the feedback in Flow web service, Flow app and Beat app. To get the feedback, you need to have trained at least a total of 10 minutes... Troubleshooting M430 Sensors Troubleshooting Heart Rate Sensor Have you paired your heart rate sensor with M430? There are two ways to pair a heart rate sensor with your M430:Wear your heart rate sensor, and press START in time view to enter pre-training mode.Touch your heart rate sensor with M430, and wait for it to be... Troubleshooting M430 setup Having trouble setting up your M430 with your mobile?If you're having trouble setting up your M430 with your mobile device and the Polar Flow mobile app, make sure:Your mobile device is compatible with the Polar Flow app.You have the latest version of the Polar Flow app downloaded from Google... Troubleshooting Polar FlowSync If you have problems using Polar FlowSync, please check the following troubleshooting tips. If the tips do not help, send the FlowSync log file with a detailed problem description to Polar Customer Care. Unable to start FlowSync. Start FlowSync manually from [install location] or reinstall FlowSync... Troubleshooting Polar Sleep Plus™ The sleep detection in your Polar device is fully automatic. It’s based on recording the movements of your non-dominant hand with a built-in 3D acceleration sensor. Although we, and others, have found the Sleep Plus algorithm pretty accurate, it's important to acknowledge the challenges of the... Troubleshooting a Polar watch with built-in GPS (GNSS) Make sure GPS recording is set on:Set GPS recording on in the sport profile settings in the Flow app or web service. Remember to sync the settings to your watch.M400/M430: On your watch, go to Settings > Sport Profiles, choose the sport and set GPS recording on.Check the expiry date for the... Troubleshooting optical heart rate measurement Are you wearing your Polar device correctly? To be able to get reliable heart rate measurements from your wrist, make sure that you wear the Polar device correctly:Wear the Polar device on top of your wrist, at least a finger’s width up from the wrist bone (see the picture below).Tighten the... Troubleshooting syncing and pairing your M430 with Polar Balance scale If you encounter problems when pairing or syncing your wrist unit with the scale, it might be because of the following:If you have removed the pairing from your wrist unit, you also need to reset the scale by removing the batteries and putting them back in before trying to pair them again.If you do... Water resistance of Polar products Polar products can be worn when swimming. They are not, however, diving instruments. Wear and care instructions for Polar devices with wrist-based heart rate measurement Polar devices with wrist-based heart rate measurement are meant to be worn throughout the day and during the night. To help you get the most out of your device, we’ve put together a few tips to keep your wearable working reliably, looking and feeling good and to keep the skin on your arm in good... What affects the accuracy of speed and distance measurement from the wrist? Running formThe built-in accelerometer estimates speed and distance based on your wrist movements, so your running form, especially the way you swing your arms, is a key factor in the calculation.Generally, this feature works best when running at a pace that feels natural and comfortable for you.... What are heart rate zones? Heart rate zonesJust like your resting heart rate and maximum heart rate, your heart rate zone limits are individual, and this is why they’re generally defined as percentages of your maximum heart rate.Heart rate zone 1 – Very light: 50-60% of HR maxTraining in zone 1 improves your overall health... What are the pros and cons of different methods for measuring heart rate? Polar uses two different methods for measuring heart rate: optical heart rate measurement and a heart rate sensor with a chest strap.The optical heart rate measurement is based on photoplethysmography (PPG), whereas the heart rate sensor with a chest strap measures the electrical activity of your... What are the technical requirements for using Polar Flow web service? To get the best site experience, we recommend using the latest version of one of the following browsers.ChromeFirefoxSafariMicrosoft EdgeTo get the best and the most secure Polar Flow experience, we recommend you use the latest version of a supported browser. If you use other desktop browsers,... What are the technical requirements for using Polar FlowSync software? ​​To use FlowSync you need a computer with Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac operating system. Download the newest version from https://flow.polar.com/start.FlowSync is compatible with the following operating systems:Mac OS64-bitV650macOS 10.13 High SierraXXmacOS 10.14 MojaveXXmacOS 10.15... What happens to my activity data when I travel to a different time zone? A single day in Polar Flow can have a maximum of 24 hours. Traveling to a different time zone and daylight saving time shifts may cause duplicate activity data in Polar Flow.When clocks are shifted back (traveling west) you will end up with duplicate activity data in Polar Flow. This data is merged... What is Assisted GPS (A-GPS)? How does it work? The Polar devices listed in the 'Applies to' section use Assisted GPS (A-GPS) to acquire a fast satellite fix. The A-GPS data tells your Polar device the predicted positions of the GPS satellites. This way the Polar device knows where to search for the satellites and thus is able to... What is the battery lifetime and operational time of my M430? The M430 has an internal, rechargeable battery.The battery operating time is:up to 8 hours training with GPS and optical heart rate, orup to 30 hours training with GPS power save mode and optical heart rate, orup to 50 hours training with GPS power save mode and Bluetooth Smart heart rate sensor,... What is the lifespan of the rechargeable battery in my Polar watch? Rechargeable batteries have a limited lifespan, which depends on several factors, including battery technology, operating conditions, charging habits, and how the watch is used and cared for. Over time, rechargeable batteries gradually wear out, and their capacity decreases. The average lifespan of... What sensors and accessories is my Polar device compatible with? Compatible heart rate sensors H9H10OH1Verity Sense GymLink Bluetooth® GymLink Bluetooth®Bluetooth®Bluetooth®A370xxxxGrit XxxxxGrit X ProxxxxGrit X2 ProxxxxIgnitexxxxIgnite 2xxxxIgnite 3xxxxM200xxxxM400xxxxM430xxxxM460xxxxPacerxxxxPacer ProxxxxUnitexxxxV650xxxxVantage MxxxxVantage M2xxxxVantage... Where can I find the serial number/device id of my Polar device? You can find the device ID from:the Settings menu of your Polar device orthe Devices menu in Polar Flow app orthe Products menu in Polar Flow web service.The serial number and device ID are also printed on the device itself. Check the list below to see where they’re located on your device. Serial... Which products are compatible with Polar Flow web service? Polar Flow is an important part of the Polar ecosystem for our newest devices and all future products.At the moment Polar Flow is compatible with:Grit XGrit X ProGrit X2 ProIgniteIgnite 2Ignite 3M200M400M430M460OH1 optical heart rate sensorPacerPacer ProPolar Beat appUniteV650Vantage MVantage... Why does my activity accumulate differently with my new Polar device with Continuous Heart Rate feature compared to my older Polar device? The Continuous Heart Rate feature complements the 24/7 Activity Tracking feature of Polar devices. While the 24 /7 Activity Tracking feature records your wrist movements to track your activity, the Continuous Heart Rate feature also tracks your heart rate around the clock in order to give you an...
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