Which wrist heart rate monitor is the most accurate?

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  1. jwblue

    jwblue Well-Known Member

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    The only thing important is the heart rate monitor.

    I do not care how accurate any of the other functions are.

    The Fitbit Alta HR has good reviews
     
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    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter. VIP

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    Your index and bird finger.
     
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    hsdramaqueen It takes horns to hold up my halo

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    Vinnie Tortorich, who is a celebrity fitness trainer and Ultra athlete recommends Polar or Ironman.
    He talks about it on his June 22, 2015 podcast but you may have to pay to listen to his older ones.
     
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    Habsfan Well-Known Member

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    Just started wearing the Garmin HR something something monitor. Seems pretty accurate.

    Been super carefully about diet and got my average resting HR under 46.