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Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for Running

suunto-m2-heart-rate-monitor-compThe Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running, a heart rate monitor watch, makes a great exercise motivator irrespective of whether you are training in a club, biking, swimming or jogging. The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running allows you to discover your correct level of intensity so that you can either intensify your training or reduce it. The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running provides women a fashionable way to stay fit. You will now be able to feel the calories burn on a trek over the mountains or while jogging and can count them too. The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running is intended for recreational training.

The Suunto M2 and M1 watches are extremely similar and are entry-level heart rate monitor watches in the Suunto M-series. The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running is an upgrade of the Suunto M1 as it comes with the Suunto Dual Comfort Heart Rate Belt for interference free recording of data.

Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for Running: Design

The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running has been exquisitely designed to keep up with the changing fashion trends in the women’s sports apparel range. The bevel of the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running is surrounded by three buttons that are used for most of the functions. The dot matrix display of the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch is stylish in appearance while being easy to read.

Unlike most heart rate monitor watches that are chunky and end up looking like a mini computer on your wrist, the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running sits elegantly on the wrist. The sleek design coupled with the two available colors of black and pink make it an ideal and stylish fitness companion for the fairer sex.

Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for Running: Usability

The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running unlike most heart rate monitor watches available is extremely easy to set up and use. The three buttons around the bevel are used to access the menus and change any settings if required. The large display of the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch is extremely useful for easy viewing. The display can be read in 9 different languages making the watch useful for practically anyone.

The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor is also water resistant making it a multi sport watch. You can go swimming with the watch strapped on and it works perfectly fine up to hundred feet under water for nearly 30 minutes allowing you to effortlessly record your heart rate while swimming.

The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running comes with the Suunto Dual Comfort Heart Rate Belt which is made of flexible textile making it a comfortable wear. The chest strap is also compatible with most of the cardio machines available in any gym.

The adjustable wrist band of the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running allows it to fit a wide range of wrist sizes. The wrist band is made of rubber which is comfortable to wear and does not cause any rashes or itching even with the perspiration it absorbs while training.

The biggest drawback of the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running is the lack of a backlight. Any training watch should have this basic feature for easy viewing in dark conditions. The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running though comes with a large dot matrix display for easy viewing fails in providing that extra level of comfort due to the lack of a backlight.

The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor though allows you to manually set your maximum heart rate; it does not allow you to change the three time zones. So in case you want to intensify your training with a wider zone, the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch does not allow you to do so.

Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for Running: Features

Guidance:

The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running provides guidance while you are training. For this the watch allows you to set your fitness level from a range of 6 presets ranging from ‘very poor’ to ‘excellent’.

Lock/Pause Function:

The button 3 on the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running provides the excellent feature of locking the buttons of the watch while training. The lock feature is extremely useful in case you bump into the buttons while training and mess up the data being recorded.

The Pause function allows you to take breaks while training. You can pause the recording of data, take a break and then resume recording when you start training again.

History:

The history view on the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running provides details about every individual workout of up to 4 weeks. The history view shows details like the date of the workout, total duration, time spent in the set heart rate training zone, instances where you would have moved out of the training zone, number of calories burnt, average heart rate and the maximum heart rate.

Memory:

The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running stores details of workouts of up to 4 weeks. The watch allows you to store cumulative information of the previous workouts. You can then view the number of workouts and time duration of the all the saved workout sessions over the last 4 weeks. The cumulative information view also shows the number of calories burnt and the time spent training in the set heart rate training zone over the last four weeks.

Heart Rate Monitor:

The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running is the entry level heart rate monitor in the Suunto M series but it packs more features than an entry level HRM. The heart rate monitor of the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch is ANT compatible and the cumulative information view sets it apart among its counterpart entry level heart rate monitors.

The only drawback of the heart rate monitor on the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running is that it does not take the height of the user into consideration while calculating calories burnt. It uses only the weight and age resulting in inaccurate calculation of calories burnt.

Other Features:

The Suunto M2 Heart Monitor Watch for running can be used as a normal watch while you are not training. It displays the date and time. Like any other good training watch the Suunto M2 Watch for running comes with a stopwatch and basic alarms. The only thing that the Suunto M2 Heart Monitor Watch for running lacks is a backlight.

Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for Running: Summary

The Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running packs all the features that make it a staple to your training. For those who do not want the complications of customization, the Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch for running is an ideal training companion. The ease of use and comfort helps you stylishly achieve your fitness targets.

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