By Chris Morris
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – On today’s APP-tastic and outta SITE – Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor.READ MORE: Norristown Police Searching For 3 Teens Accused Of Brutally Beating 56-Year-Old Pizza Shop Owner
Generally, if you want to track your heart rate while you’re out for a run or bike ride you need some sort of specialized wearable equipment. Runstastic, which has made some of the best running apps out there, says it has found a workaround for that.READ MORE: CBS3 Legend Pat Ciarrocchi Tells Ukee Washington Her Most Personal Story Ever -- Her Own Brain Surgery
Using your phone’s camera, the app claims to be able to measure your heart rate. Just put your index finger on the camera and you’ll get a sense of how fast your ticker is pounding – and how that compares to recent measurements.MORE NEWS: The Story Of Pat Ciarrocchi's Brain
Check out the Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor app.