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From: Rasmus Wiman <rasmus@...>
Subject: Re: Heart rate monitors in gentooo?
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2007 15:05:54 +0100
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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