Many cyclists and athletes train using a heart rate monitor. Here's our guide to using one and getting the most from it. Click here to subscribe to GCN: gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN In combination with power, heart rate is one of the training metrics of choice for pro cyclists. But, many cyclists and athletes from other sports get great results by just training with a heart rate monitor. This is good news because heart rate monitors are cheaper than many power meters. And, if you already have an ANT+ device you might just need to buy a heart rate monitor strap. Comment below: do you train with a HEART RATE MONITOR or POWERMETER? More videos to watch: How to find your threshold heart rate: gcn.eu/1NhZmqw More on training zones: gcn.eu/1IYePpA Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: gcn.eu/buy_GCN_stuff Photos: © Bettiniphoto / www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / www.tdwsport.com Music: The Anomalies - Reptile Human (Instrumental) About GCN: The Global Cycling Network puts you in the centre of the action: from the iconic climbs of Alpe D’Huez and Mont Ventoux to the cobbles of Flanders, everywhere there is road or pavé, world-class racing and pro riders, we will be there bringing you action, analysis and unparalleled access every week, every month, and every year. We show you how to be a better cyclist with our bike maintenance videos, tips for improving your cycling, cycling top tens, and not forgetting the weekly GCN Show. Join us on YouTube’s biggest and best cycling channel to get closer to the action and improve your riding! Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Santini cycling kit: gcn.eu/BuyGCNKitYT Kask helmets: gcn.eu/1FrbcHK fi’zi:k shoes and saddles: gcn.eu/1tsXI7S and gcn.eu/1KxBGd5 Garmin: gcn.eu/1GtylOY SCOTT bikes: gcn.eu/1Btx0Bj Ridley bikes: gcn.eu/1EDbfPy Topeak tools: gcn.eu/1Lc4HAj Canyon bikes: gcn.eu/1Oge4gz Reynolds: gcn.eu/1JjCDVL YouTube Channel - gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - gcn.eu/gcnFb Google+ - gcn.eu/gcnGPlus Twitter - gcn.eu/gcnTW Leave us a comment below!