The gaiam strap-free touch trainer builds on consumer research to make a more intuitive user experience and a slimmer design than on any other heart rate monitor. Its directional touch screen eliminates buttons and makes it easier to track your workout with an on-demand heart rate reading. Its slim design 2 mm thinner than any other heart rate monitor on the market coupled with a soft silicon strap make for a pleasant form factor and a comfortable workout. The included chest strap can operate in both digital and analog modes, and easily tracks your calorie and fat burn totals along with your heart rate data. Feautures patented touch screen technology to conveniently view exercise datathinnest design on the market and soft silicon wrist strapalert function signals when heart rate is below or above optimal levelscalculates calories and fat burneddual mode analog/digital chest belt for syncing with exercise machines and avoiding false readings from other chest beltsstopwatch including count up function.