Heart rate monitors are important as it monitors your level of training and how long you can exercise at your various training zones. There are various ways of determining your theoretical age adjusted maximum heart rate, this usually include your sex and your age. As personal trainers we like to ensure that our clients get a good workout by challenging themselves, so it’s our job to motivate and encourage them. Apart from their physical condition and their breathing pattern, a heart monitor will tell us if the client is maximised out or can they be pushed further. Therefore at LinkArts Personal training we always advise our clients to invest in a heart rate monitor. We calculate our clients’ maximum heart rate, target heart rate, resting heat rate.