Polar RCX5 Sports Watch

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Great for setting training programs. Long battery…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new


Great for setting training programs. Long battery life. Very sturdy. Is comfortable to wear.


  • Sturdy


  • Separate GPS

It gives very accurate information.

Manufacturer's Description

For triathletes and endurance athletes looking for better performance.

  • Allows you to create your own sport profiles and quickly switch between them
  • ZoneOptimizer personalizes your sport zones during your warm-up
  • Improves performance with endurance training programs, downloadable for free from polarpersonaltrainer.com with the Polar DataLink
  • Provides heart rate even in water with a comfortable hybrid transmitter *
  • Compatible with Polar running, cycling and GPS sensors
  • Up to 8-11 months of battery life

Visit Polar's RCX5 Sports Watch page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Designed to raise endurance athletes' and triathletes' personal fitness to lofty new heights, the Polar RCX5 Heart Rate Monitor improves performance with downloadable endurance training programs, accurate heart rate measurement, and multi-sport capability--giving you the option of using up to 15 sport profiles. This multi-sport training tool comes with a Polar RCX5 training computer, H2 heart rate sensor, Polar DataLink transfer unit, and user guide. Providing cutting-edge exercise stats, the RCX5 provides maximum heart rate measurements, a VO2 max estimate, calorie expenditure with percentage of fat burned, heart rate-based target zones with alarms, personalized sport zones based on current physiological condition, and switchable sport profiles, plus a ton of additional heart-rate based data. Capable of providing accurate heart rate when swimming, the RCX5 can be paired with a Polar hybrid transmitter (sold separately) for use in pools, lakes, and even ocean environments. Additionally, this training computer is compatible with Polar running, cycling, and GPS sensors for even more exercise stats, such as speed, cadence, and location. Compatible with both PCs and Macs (Intel-based only), the RCX5 uploads data via the included Polar DataLink tranfer unit. Exercise data can be synced with polarpersonaltrainer. com free of charge. Also, endurance training programs for running and cycling can be downloaded to optimize your endurance training by updating routines every few weeks.

- Backcountry.com

Polar RCX5 Sports Watch


The Polar RCX5 Sports Watch is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen July 22, 2014 at Backcountry.com.

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