POLAR FT4 User Manual
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POLAR FT4 HEART RATE MONITOR
Get into shape with the basic heart rate features: measure your
heart rate during training, work out within your target heart rate
zone and improve your fitness, and see how many calories you’ve
POLAR HEART RATE SENSOR
Wear the comfortable strap and connector around your chest to
get your heart rate accurately and in real time in the heart rate
Thanks for choosing Polar! In this handy little guide we’ll walk
you through the basics of using your new companion for a fit and
You can download the full-length user manual and the latest version of this guide at
. For more help, there are some great video
you may want to check out.
GET TO KNOW YOUR FT4
» Enter quick menu
» Light up the display
» Return to previous level
» Cancel selection
» Enter and move inside menus
» Adjust values
» Confirm selection
» Enter training mode
DID YOU KNOW?
Check the time by bringing your heart rate monitor close to the heart
Before starting to train with your FT4, you need to go through a
couple of steps. First, press and hold any button for one second to
activate your heart rate monitor. Then, go through the basic settings.
Please be precise with your settings. They make a big difference to
how accurately your heart rate monitor can measure values such as
your heart rate limits and calorie consumption.
WEAR THE HEART RATE SENSOR
1. Moisten the electrode area of
2. Clip the strap around your chest
and adjust the strap to fit snugly.
Attach the connector.
After training, detach the
connector and rinse the strap
under running water to keep
it clean. For more detailed
instructions, see the full user
TRAINING WITH YOUR FT4
TO GET YOU GOING
1. Wear your heart rate monitor and the heart rate sensor.
2. In time mode, press OK once to open the wait mode. Wait until
your heart rate monitor finds your heart rate and press OK again
to start recording your training session.
You can see your heart rate, burnt calories, session duration and
zone information in real time when training. By looking at the
numbers during and after training, you will quickly learn which
levels are right for you. Visit
to learn more about
the benefits of training at different intensities.
TO PAUSE AND STOP TRAINING
To pause your training session, press BACK. To continue training,
press OK. To stop the session, press BACK again.
You can get a summary of your latest exercise at the end of each
session. It shows you:
» how long it lasted
» how many calories you burnt
» your average and maximum heart rates
» how long you were in the fitness improving zone.