Polar and Nike Introduces Heart Rate Monitor to Nike Users

Polar and Nike introduces heart rate monitor to all Nike users, Polar and Nike have teamed up in which Polar WearLink + introduces, a heart rate belt
that works with Nike + Sportband and the Nike + iPod Sport kit.

Press release from Polar and Nike

Polar and Nike have teamed up in which Polar introduces WearLink +, a pulsbältesom works with the Nike + Sportband and the Nike + iPod Sport kit. WearLink + strap which is made of soft and supple fabric worn comfortably around your chest and give millions of Nike + users the ability, for the first time, follow and practice efterpulsen during each run. New WearLink + will take your training to a new level for all Nike + users, then they can continuously observe how hard the effort, while the lighter can vary the training plan and adapt it to their objective. After exercise the heart rate data can be passed to the web service nikeplus.com, for follow-up. Here you can see how long they ran in their target heart rate zone and follow their development over time at andyoutdoor.com.

New Polar WearLink + that works with Nike +, also works with the majority of polar training computers (all of which use the transmission frequency 5 kHz). It is therefore possible to use the WearLink + together with Nike + and a Polar training computer at the same time. Furthermore, the Polar WearLink + works with all compatible cardio equipment available pålandets training facilities and Fitness Center.

Polar WearLink + is launched in the United States in June. In July following the launch of the major European countries and the Nordic countries. Sales of WearLink + will be via the Nike Concept Stores and Apple Concept Stores as well as through authorized Polar dealer.

Price, ca: 695:-

For more information, please contact Magnus H
E-mail: magnus.hagstrom@polar.fi