abouthealth_0April 17, 2015 — Pulse monitors took a big leap forward in convenience. Many now use LED lights on the wrist to measure your pulse, rather than the older tech of pressing sensor buttons with one or two fingers. The technology is improving, although biometric expert Steven LeBouef says it still lacks the accuracy of a chest strap heart rate sensor. They are an improvement on stopping to take your pulse using your fingers and watch the old-fashioned way. You pay a premium for an LED pulse monitor, so it is important to test drive any pulse monitor to make sure you can take your pulse accurately with it. Read More