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Polar V800 gets LIVE Strava Segments

If you’ve read my review of the Polar M460 and certain Garmin Edge units you’ll know how much of a fan of LIVE Strava Segments I am. Not only does it add a level of fun and motivation to your training –  when used properly it can help you improve your Personal Record. Your Polar V800 (M460) willy pace you through each section helping you to achieve a new PR (PB). If you’re at the top of your game you can compete with other local athletes and aim for the KOM / QOM.

Free 2 Month Premium Membership

With all devices that provide LIVE Strava Segments you’ll need to be subscribed to the PREMIUM Strava service (around £7/month). THe Polar V800 comes with a FREE 60 day trial, giving you time to decide if it works for you and your training goals.

Polar V800 – Elite Performance Monitor

Looking for some extra motivation for your runs and rides? Find new ways to challenge yourself with Polar V800 and Strava Live Segments.
Polar V800 is an elite-level GPS sportswatch with all the essential tools an athlete needs – including support for Strava Live Segments.

With Strava Live Segments, you can race against your personal record or claim your spot on the leaderboard. Your Polar V800 alerts you when you’re approaching any of your favorite segments, and here’s the best part: you can see your results in real time.

A short Video Demonstration

CardioCritic produced this short video to illustrate LIVE Strava Segments working on my local loop in Hunstanton. The M460 on the LEFT of the two units provides PR progression time (+/- time) – Distance to end of segment plus HR and speed data.

Polar V800 & M460 with Live Strava Segments

More information on LIVE Strava Segments can be found here at

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