Putting On the Heart Rate Monitor

You should wear the heart rate monitor directly on your skin, just below your sternum. It should be snug enough to stay in place during your activity.

  1. If necessary, attach the strap extender to the heart rate monitor.
  2. Wet the electrodes Callout number one on the back of the heart rate monitor to create a strong connection between your chest and the transmitter.

    Close-up view of the heart rate monitor with callouts
  3. Wear the heart rate monitor with the Garmin® logo facing right-side up.

    Line drawing of the heart rate monitor being worn

    The loop Callout number two and hook Callout number three connection should be on your right side.

  4. Wrap the heart rate monitor around your chest, and connect the strap hook to the loop.
    NOTE: Make sure the care tag does not fold over.

After you put on the heart rate monitor, it is active and sending data.

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