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Old 08-09-05, 07:28 PM   #1
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cadence or heart rate

I need some advice on a new computer. Should I go with a heart rate monitor or a cadence function. I don't want to spend the money to get both?? Any suggestions on which one I would use the most.
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Old 08-09-05, 09:13 PM   #2
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HR. You stop using cadence pretty soon once you learn it, not so with HR.
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Old 08-09-05, 10:19 PM   #4
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HR, anyday. Keeping your heartrate in your target is by far better for conditioning, especially if trying to burn fat. You can figure out the cadence yourself.
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Go for the heart rate monitor. The information provided by it will be more valuable for fitness then a cadence meter. As Polar says "Listen to your body".
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yea, i agree with hr. you can basically figure out your cadence yourself
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Or, get a cadence unit, since you can always find a cheap HR wristwatch afterwards. Adding on cadence capability in a similar fashion is impossible.

But other than that, I'd probably say HR as well.

I have neither!
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I appreciate all the information. Thanks very much.
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