How To Train With A Heart Rate Monitor

Published on September 9th 2015


Many cyclists and athletes train using a heart rate monitor. Here's our guide to using one and getting the most from it. Click here to subscribe to GCN: In combination with power, heart rate is one of the training metrics of choice for pro cyclists. But, many cyclists and athletes from other sports get great results by just training with a heart rate monitor. This is good news because heart rate monitors are cheaper than many power meters. And, if you already have an ANT+ device you might just need to buy a heart rate monitor strap. Comment below: do you train with a HEART RATE MONITOR or POWERMETER? More videos to watch: How to find your threshold heart rate: More on training zones: Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: Rest of World: Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele / Music: The Anomalies - Reptile Human (Instrumental)