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Is a heart monitor useful when walking?

A heart monitor can be useful at any time. If you want to stay within a certain heart rate range then having a monitor will be much easier than stopping and reading your pulse. Monitors are beneficial to anyone and everyone. Another test would be the talk test. If you are able to talk during your exercise then your exercise level would be moderate. If you are unable to produce full sentences then your exercise level would be considered intense.

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