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Suunto Ambit2 R User Guide - 2.0

Using heart rate belt

A heart rate belt can be used during exercise. When you use a heart rate belt, Suunto Ambit2 R gives you more information about your activities.

Using a heart rate belt enables the following additional information during exercise:

  • heart rate in real time
  • average heart rate in real time
  • heart rate in graph form
  • calories burned during exercise
  • guidance to exercise within defined heart rate limits
  • Peak Training Effect

Using a heart rate belt enables the following additional information after exercise:

  • calories burned during exercise
  • average heart rate
  • peak heart rate
  • recovery time

Troubleshooting: No heart rate signal

If you lose the heart rate signal, try the following:

  • Check that you are wearing the heart rate belt correctly (see Putting on heart rate belt).
  • Check that the electrode areas of the heart rate belt are moist.
  • Replace the battery of the heart rate belt, if problems persist.
  • Re-pair your heart rate belt with the watch (see Pairing POD/heart rate belt).
  • Machine-wash the textile strap of the heart rate belt regularly.