Today's Listen Up! podcast discusses the importance of heart rate monitoring devices. My special guest is Wayne Vartabedian, Community Engagement and Senior Product Specialist for Polar's Wrist Unit. Wayne has been an endurance athlete for over 25 years, including a Kona finish, and has used Polar heart rate monitors his entire career.
About Coach Vicki
TriDot Triathlon Coach Vicki Vandergriend hosts Listen Up!, a TriDot podcast channel dedicated to topics, features and profiles related to the sport of triathlon and triathlon training. Coach Vicki has been mentoring and coaching since 2009, with numerous clients making it to the podium and many setting PR’s.
Her coaching is focused on athletes training smarter, not harder. This is the reason she uses TriDot. Their technology and big data find hidden insight in athlete training data that produces better results in up to 30% less training time.
Coach Vicki's numerous credentials include: USA Triathlon Certified Coach – Level I, USA Triathlon Certified Race Official, USA Cycling Certified Coach – Level III, National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT and a 3x Ironman Finisher. She holds a Bachelor's of Science in Education from the University of Nebraska and a Master's in Education from George Mason University.