gps for fitness

December 15, 2014

Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver Review: Must Have For Runners!


 Last year I purchased a Garmin Forerunner 305 and I must say I am highly impressed with this product. The Garmin Forerunner 305 is much more than a standard GPS. It is a personal training device that has allowed me to greatly improve my workouts and tailor my running to meet my fitness goals. When I first read the reviews I was skeptical about purchasing the unit thinking that they were … [Read more...]

Suunto X10 and Garmin Forerunner 405CX – Which is Better?


Nowadays it’s really a challenge when it comes to choosing the best running or hiking GPS watch. So instead of pondering on that, why not go for popularity, and check out what are the preferred GPS watches?There may be some who will raise their eyebrows when they see the cost of what people just see as an overrated watch, but what they do not realize is that these so called “overrated” watches … [Read more...]

GPS Running Watches Can Make Better Runners – Still Not Convinced?


Nowadays more and more runners are using GPS watches, and if you happen to be one of them, have you ever wondered if a Garmin running watch does make your running better? Is it even believable for your overall fitness and training to improve with the use of a watch? Let’s look at it this way. Let’s compare your old track coach who supported you from the track sideline to a brand new Garmin GPS … [Read more...]

Keeping Healthy and Fit with the Help of Technology and GPS Watches

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Modern technology has always been instrumental in our daily lives, particularly in the form of gadgets that help in keeping people fit. The outside world has never been closer to us with the dawn of laptops and wifi, and here comes technology again pushing us to go outside and keep ourselves active.One great example of these innovations is the combination of technology and running athletics, … [Read more...]

Are GPS Running Watches Really Accurate?


I’m sure you’ve heard of GPS watches and probably one of the first questions that popped in your head when you’ve first heard of these gadgets was, is it as accurate as they claim to be? Are they really able to record data regarding your speed and distance? Let’s look at a study that involved Garmin Forerunner 305 and the 405, two of the most well-known GPS running watches.What makes both the … [Read more...]

Advanced Runners and GPS Watches


Advanced runners will always have a different set of standards when it comes to their sport. Whether it’s outdoors, indoors, for personal or for professional purposes, this is something that’s been proven.More advanced runners will definitely want to learn more about their progress in more detail. These runners want to monitor their distance, time and other stats more closely. It’s true that … [Read more...]