This stepper has a chest belt for cardio rate recording and wheels for ease of movement. Console offers a "Dot Matrix" display that shows the time, distance, RPM's, wattage, and messages. The LCD graph display shows the heart rate, calories, levels, graphs, and function keys. There are six different preset profiles. These can be modified to change the effort level in proportion to the users workout ability. There are three tests included two for auto and one for a runner test. This device comes with standard equipment. The heart rate can stay constant or can fluctuate with load exercise. The monitor will let you know how it is doing as you workout. The machine will self adjust in an effort to keep the heart rate within the maximum value.