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best garmin watches for swiming

Best Garmin Watches for Swimming 2019

For those who are serious about swimming, it might have felt like technology was treading water but over the past few years, a number of fitness watches have come to market that are not only waterproof but can track your swimming abilities too. And, whilst there still isn’t a great deal of choice, Garmin currently […]

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best garmin running watches for marathon training

Best Garmin running watches for marathon training 2019

What are the best Garmin marathon training watches 2019? Marathon season is now in full swing, and to make sure that you not only look the part whilst pounding the pavements, but have the right equipment to help you pace, track, motivate and recover; why not investment in a Garmin GPS running watch? Our pick […]

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garmin forerunner 645 music review

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music Review – GPS Running Watch with Music Storage

Watch Review: Forerunner 645 Editors Rating: GPS Features Watch Design Ease of Use Price PROS Ability to store up to 500 songsCompact, modern and lightweight designBuilt-in heart rate monitor with advanced featuresMultisport tracking including running, indoor swimming, snowboarding, cycling and many more CONS Expensive purchase Still in the early stages of development – not compatible […]

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garmin vivosmart 3 review

Garmin Vivosmart 3 Review – all round activity tracker

Watch Review: Vivosmart 3 Editors Rating: Tracking Features Band Design Ease of Use Price PROSAn updated product from Garmin always means there are new features to buying the product. Vivosmart 3 is an activity tracker (Amazon) with many upsides and downsides to purchasing. The pros of selecting this product include: Automatic tracking of exercises without needing to […]

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garmin forerunner 935 review

Garmin Forerunner 935 Review – Lightweight Multisport Watch

Watch Review: Forerunner 935 Editors Rating: Multisport Features Watch Design Ease of Use Price PROS Slim and lightweight designAdvanced training featuresBuilt-in tracking for running, swimming, hiking, golf, paddle boarding and moreSuperb battery life (24 hrs UltraTrac mode)Free software updates using Garmin ExpressBuilt-in Wi-Fi for syncing/uploading CONS Wrist heart rate won’t work under water (HRM-Tri or Swim required) […]

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garmin vivofit 3

Garmin Vivofit 3 Review – Track your daily fitness

Watch Review: Vivofit 3 Editors Rating: Tracking Features Band Design Ease of Use Price Are you ready to enter the world of fitness trackers without breaking the bank? Garmin is now on its third version of the Garmin Vivofit and has updated the product with every new release. With the Vivofit 3, Garmin has streamlined […]

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garmin fenix 5 review

Garmin Fenix 5 Review – premium sportswatch for serious athletes

Watch Review: Fenix 5 Family Editors Rating: Multisport Features Watch Design Ease of Use Price PROS Multisport training through different applications Set goals and achieve them with reminders and encouragement from the watchHighly-sensitive GPS and GLONASS receiver for accuracyWater rated to withstand depths of up to 100 meters (10ATM)Automatic uploads to Garmin Connect for activity tracking […]

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garmin forerunner 35 review

Garmin Forerunner 35 Review – Best Budget Running Watch 2017

Watch Review: Forerunner 35 Editors Rating: Running Features Watch Design Ease of Use Price PROS Simple and easy to useWrist based heart rateCheap compared with other watchesRun/walk feature ideal for beginnersTracks, time, distance, paceSmart notifications CONS Black and white screen Simple design, not stylishShort battery life: 9 days watch mode, 13 hrs GPS mode Garmin […]

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garmin vivosmart hr+ plus review

Garmin Vivosmart HR+ Review – activity tracker with GPS for running

Watch Review: Vivosmart HR+ Editors Rating: Tracking Features Band Design Ease of Use Price With the introduction of Garmin Vivosmart HR+, track activity with an accurate heart rate monitor through the use of GPS. Compared to other options on the market, the Vivosmart HR+ starts at a fair price point. With less of a focus on […]

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garmin forerunner 735xt review

Garmin Forerunner 735XT Review – Running and Triathlon Watch

Watch Review: Forerunner 735XT Editors Rating: Multisport Features Watch Design Ease of Use Price PROS Advanced multisport featuresAdvanced swimming metricsLightweight, small form factorSuperb battery lifeCompatible with HRM-Tr / Swim and Run chest straps CONS No built-in Wi-Fi for updates (Bluetooth only) No barometric altiemeterExpensive Garmin Forerunner 735XT ReviewPopular among runners and triathletes alike, Garmin has returned […]

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