2014 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Beginner Run Essentials

  • by Bethany Mavis
  • Published Feb 28, 2014
  • Updated Dec 2, 2014 at 5:50 PM UTC
Photo: John David Becker


A heart rate monitor helps newbie runners learn the difference between easy, threshold, tempo and any other effort level used to describe workouts in many training plans. The Timex Personal Trainer Heartrate (page 92 in the Buyer’s Guide) will help you meet those zones without confusing you with extraneous features.

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