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From: Aniruddha <mailing_list@...>
Subject: Re: Heart rate monitors in gentooo?
Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2007 15:19:23 +0100
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@...> 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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