Polar has introduced the RCX5 Heart Rate Monitor this 2011. With its new innovative features, the Polar RCX5 is definitely a must-have item for every health-conscious triathlete. These features include in-water heart rate monitoring, multi sport profiles, and datalink wireless data transfers.
Its Wearlink Hybrid chest strap, or the disturbance-free hybrid transmitter, is a newly designed strap that introduces two exciting technologies, which are the in-water heart rate monitoring and GPS functions. Indeed, the Polar RCX5 can tackle multi sport profiles.
The only downside seen is that the G5 GPS unit is not waterproof. On the other hand, the 2011 Polar RCX5 Heart Rate Monitor functions as a hands-on training device in many ways. Thanks to its enhanced heart rate monitoring that comes with extra training zone options.