Polar RS100 Heart Rate Monitor and Stopwatch Review

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This classics HR watch measures a significant 8″ x 5″ x 3″ inches. With its unique dimensions, it’s spectacular and remarkably attractive.

The display is very visible to the eye and helps in all sorts of training where you would be interested to follow the rate at which your heart beats. It boasts of a low battery sensor system that tends to indicate when the battery life is low and needs to be changed.Polar RS100 Heart Rate Monitor and Stopwatch Its features come with distinctions such as, you can set your alarm to ring at specific times during your work outs, also shows the number of burnt calories during a certain training section and also lets you know when your heart beating rate is too high in order to know when to rest. The various training sections are not limited since the watch is water resistant hence you are able to swim as you watch your heart rate. It comes with an internal memory that helps store training data that can be retrieved at a later date, although the data is limited to 100 files of storage.


The watch comes with a star training program that is recorded within the watch. This system includes your level of a specific training being indicated by a rise in the number of stars that you receive. The more fit you become the higher the number of stars that you receive. With this inbuilt program, you become more motivated in your quest to accomplish fitness and also help you not to slug back in your fitness program since your star rating will reduce.

The design is very stylish and looks pretty handsome. Comes in different types of colors to, thereby enabling you to choose from a wide range of colors as per your specifications. The look is very sporty and hence people will give you compliments in choosing a good fitness watch.

The display system is bright and very visible to your liking. One is able to adjust the brightness according to your eyesight and gives you the best results when the settings are correct to.

The white face watch is very good with its contrast. It blends well with the environment to give you an amazing display in the screen. It is suitable to view in both indoor and outdoor training sections and one doesn’t have to worry about visibility of the screen during low light training sections.

The watch is also very user friendly in that it doesn’t require a lot for you to operate it. The function systems are not complicated and just a few trials after purchasing, you are able to use the watch without the manuals.

When the watch has been synchronized with the computer, you are able to view in detail the whole analysis of your work outs and also in detailed graphs of how you started off to where you are at the moment. The analysis is very important to the you, it helps you be more confident in your continual use of a certain type of fitness procedure and also lets you be aware of whether you’ll need to change your training sections since they are not working well for you or keep them for they are making major changes.

It has a continuous reminder on the progress of your fitness program and it is able to let you know when you are doing okay or whether your training didn’t bear any fruits at all. So you become more confident to know how good or bad your exercise routine is.

The watch comes with a USB device that makes it easy for you to plug to your computer.


The Display screen can at times not be clear to view at low light, and the backlight is on for about 5 seconds in a row.

The operating system that is used in the watch needs to be updated from time to time to make sure that it works without bring about problems.

Some of the features that are found in use within the watch may at times not apply to all fitness training programs.

The buttons may not appeal to all who are using it because at time they tend to be difficult to push for them to execute a specific function.

The synchronizing system that allows you to load your data to your computer may at times be faulty, resulting to you not being able to load your files to the computer for proper storage.

Certainly one of the best!

It is extremely attractive to the eyes with the entire sporty look, it also comes in different colors and the display is good even in dim lights. To get the best out of this product, you are advised to be able to work on training sections that are strong enough to indicate a heart rate in the watch for analysis. The fact that this product also has the ability to store data for up to a 100 files and the same can be retrieved later for analysis, makes it a must have and highly recommended.


  • Ideal for beginners who want basic heart rate and timing features
  • Helps improve your fitness with personal heart rate target zones
  • Displays average and maximum heart rate of each lap (records up to 99 laps)
  • Provides accurate calories burned and uses GymLink to connect with compatible gym equipment
  • Includes soft fabric chest strap that adapts to your body shape, bringing full freedom of movement to your training

Body Measurement

  • Automatic age-based target zone
  • Average and maximum heart rate of each lap
  • Average and maximum heart rate of training
  • Heart rate as BPM or percentage of max
  • HR-based target zones with visual and audible alarm
  • HRmax (age-based or user-set)
  • Manual target zone as BPM or percentage of max


  • Edit wrist unit settings with Polar UpLink Tool and transfer them to your Polar product (UpLink)
  • Training
  • HeartTouch button-free operation of wrist unit
  • 99 laps
  • User-configurable displays


  • Backlight
  • Date and weekday indicator
  • KeyLock
  • Low battery indicator
  • Time of day (12/24h) with alarm and snooze
  • Water resistant to 50 meters

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