“Other than I can’t see my Heart Rate Monitor… I love watching videos in your Spinning class John!”
I’ve become a huge fan of using video in my classes and using Zone based Heart Rate training to guide intensity. But a dark room that’s conducive to watching an Epic Planet or Global Ride DVD makes reading a monitor, without a constant back-light, a real hassle.
Enter my new favorite fitness toy! A Blink Heart Rate Monitor
It shows three different colors (Blue – Yellow – Red) that correspond to a Two Threshold / Three Zone Heart Rate training system. I have a lot of information about 2T/3Z if you follow that link.
It’s as low tech as you can get… Just the Time, HR and the blinking light so you can see your training zone in complete darkness.