Setting Your Heart Rate Zones
The device uses your user profile information from the initial setup to determine your default heart rate zones. You can set separate heart rate zones for sport profiles, such as running, cycling, and swimming. For the most accurate calorie data during your activity, set your maximum heart rate. You can also set each heart rate zone and enter your resting heart rate manually. You can manually adjust your zones on the device or using your Garmin Connect™ account.
- Hold .
- Select .
Max. HR, and enter your maximum heart rate.
You can use the Auto Detect feature to automatically record your maximum heart rate during an activity ( Detecting Performance Measurements Automatically).
, and enter your lactate threshold heart rate.
You can perform a guided test to estimate your lactate threshold (Lactate Threshold). You can use the Auto Detect feature to automatically record your lactate threshold during an activity ( Detecting Performance Measurements Automatically).
Resting HR, and enter your resting heart rate.
You can use the average resting heart rate measured by your device, or you can set a custom resting heart rate.
- Select .
Select an option:
- Select a zone, and enter a value for each zone.
- Select Add Sport Heart Rate, and select a sport profile to add separate heart rate zones (optional).
- Repeat steps 3 through 8 to add sport heart rate zones (optional).