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2012-06-26 06:22:48

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. and NEVERS, France, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Polar (www.polarusa.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technology, together with LOOK, the inventor and leader in clipless pedals, announced today the launch and availability of the first clipless cycling pedals to measure cycling power output. The Polar LOOK Keo Power pedals measure an athlete's left/right balance and power output, and send the data directly to a compatible Polar cycling...

2012-04-24 02:29:54

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Polar (www.polarusa.com), the market leader and pioneer in heart rate training technology, today announced the appointment of Herb Baer as President of Polar USA. In his role, Baer will be responsible for the overall direction and day-to-day operations of the company, overseeing all segments of the business including consumer fitness, running, cycling, physical education, club solutions, team sports and OEM. Baer comes to Polar from...

2011-09-21 09:16:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of New York Fashion Week and just in time for fall and winter workouts, Polar (www.polarusa.com), the leader in heart rate and fitness assessment technology, introduces a new and vibrant color palette for the RCX5, FT4, FT2 and FT1 training computers. While all of these Polar products provide trusted and accurate heart rate based training data, offering clear guidance, feedback and easy-to-use features, the RCX5 includes a...

2011-09-07 09:16:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As NFL coaches and players face a dramatically shortened pre-season to ramp-up their strength and conditioning programs, one team's preparation will be gaining a competitive edge as it defends its NFC South title during the 2011 NFL season. Today, Polar USA and the Atlanta Falcons announced that the Polar Team2 Pro set solution has been designated the "Official Heart Rate Training System" of the Atlanta Falcons. In using the Team2 Pro set...

2011-09-01 09:00:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polar (www.polarusa.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technologies, today introduced the Polar Move. The new heart rate monitor is designed specifically around the needs of the education market. Its introduction solidifies Polar as a pioneer in safe and effective physical education, building on the success of schools who have used Polar technology, and whose results reinforce the connection between physical...

2011-06-14 10:49:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polar USA (www.polarusa.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technology, today announced the release of its WearLink+ transmitter with Bluetooth. This new transmitter will allow millions of Android and Symbian smartphone users the ability to exercise while tracking their heart rate and fitness progress. They can do so using popular mobile training applications such as RunKeeper, Sports Tracker, and Endomondo....

2011-06-03 08:00:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polar (www.polarusa.com), the leader in heart rate and fitness assessment technology, today announced it has been named a "Best Company to Work for in New York for 2011" by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management, Inc., the Business Council of New York and Best Companies Group. Polar ranked 22 in the under 250 employees group. The award honors companies who excel in workplace policies, practices, philosophies, systems and...

2011-06-01 09:00:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polar (www.polarusa.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technologies, today introduced the RCX5. Building on decades of experience, and a heritage of precision excellence in product design and functionality, the RCX5 combines Polar heart rate tracking accuracy with a slew of new features. Ideal for multisport endurance athletes, the RCX5 can accommodate the needs of today's triathletes who want the best in...

2011-05-17 09:00:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking a "Yellow is Everything" attitude to cycling and training, Polar USA (www.polarusa.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technology, today announced the immediate availability of the CS500 Tour de France, the official Tour de France training computer. With a stunning aerodynamic diamond shape and yellow accents, the CS500 Tour de France is designed for event riders who want to improve their fitness at the...

2011-04-13 10:37:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polar (www.polarusa.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technologies today introduced BodyAge® 5, an integrated solution - available at health and fitness clubs nationwide - that analyzes a full range of health and fitness indicators, providing club members with a clear picture of their physical body age in comparison to their chronological age and overall fitness. The BodyAge 5 software...