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From: Aniruddha <mailing_list@××××××.nl>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Heart rate monitors in gentooo?
Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2007 14:22:04
Message-Id: 1170685163.4721.1.camel@gentoo.home
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Heart rate monitors in gentooo? by Rasmus Wiman
Well in that case go for option 2 and beg Polar like crazy for a Linux
version (Stal the CEO and stuuf like that ;). Off course if they have a
MacOS version it should be easily ported.

On Mon, 2007-02-05 at 15:05 +0100, Rasmus Wiman wrote:
> Aniruddha <mailing_list@××××××.nl> skrev: > > > For an efficient workout you don't need a PC companion. I think you > > should first look for the most accurate heart rate monitor (there is a > > lot of crap out there). I have a polar which works fine. Then I would > > email the brand you've chosen if they provide Linux support and if not > > why. Are they considering it for the future? Maybe you can put more > > pressure behind it with a Swedish user group. Finally I would think > > really hard if I really need that pc software. My guess is that unless > > you are a professional athlete spend your time having fun in the > > activity instead of managing it ;) > > Basically, the reason I want to check my data in Linux is because in > some cases it's hard to check the heart rate while exercising. > Specifically, I windsurf and would want to know what my heart rate is > when windsurfing, and this is easy to check in a lull when I'm just > comfortably cruising, but in a squall or a storm when conditions get > challenging it gets a lot harder. Also, in the winter, I will carry the > watch under my drysuit. That's why I want to be able to check my data > afterwards. > > /Rasmus
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