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Garmin 230 vs 235

The Forerunner 230 and 235 are Garmin's two most popular GPS running watches. With simple controls, good battery-life, and numerous features, it's not surprising they are our two favorite running watches in 2017. While nearly identical in many ...

Best Running Watches in 2019

  After researching over 50 watches, we've come up with the best running watches available in 2019. Almost all of these are GPS running watches - these have become the go-to watch for runners the past ten years. But for all you runners ...

Best Triathlon Watches in 2019

  After 35+ hours of research and reviewing more than 25 watches, we've found the best triathlon watches in 2019. Our picks include a variety of brands, prices, and features making it easy to choose one that covers your needs and budget. ...

Best Budget GPS Watches in 2019

  Ready to upgrade to a full fledged GPS watch? We've gathered the best budget GPS watches on the market right now. Besides increased accuracy, a GPS watch is easier than a smartphone to take on your run. Plus they're more durable ...

Comparing Garmin’s fenix series: fenix, 2, 3, 5, 5S, and 5X

In less than four short years, Garmin has introduced the fenix – their wearable running/hiking/mountaineering watch – redesigned it into the fenix 2, then upped the ante with the borderline luxury watch, the fenix 3. Skipping v4, Garmin has ...

6 GPS Watch Tips and Tricks

A GPS watch might be the most maligned, yet indispensable piece of training gear a runner owns. Purists scoff at knowing your pace at any given moment. New runners have trouble getting it to work. Road race participants complain race course ...

Troubleshooting Your GPS Watch

At some point your GPS watch is going to encounter a problem. It might freeze, not start, or die mid-run. My new Garmin likes to auto-update, which freezes the screen (tip: hold the power button for 15 seconds, then push it again!). Keep reading ...

Garmin’s Running Dynamics: Ground Contact and Vertical Oscillation

GARMIN'S RUNNING DYNAMICS EXPLAINED Back in 2014 with the release of the Forerunner 620, Garmin introduced the running community to new metrics not available on any other GPS watch. Collectively, they called it Running Dynamics. The idea was that ...

Smartphone vs. GPS Watch

3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD (AND 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT) USE YOUR SMARTPHONE INSTEAD OF A GPS WATCH Chances are you have a smartphone in your pocket or bag at this very moment. Smartphones are the 21st century Swiss army knife, part phone, ...

Training Without a GPS Watch

  TIPS, TRICKS, AND WORKAROUNDS: 6 WAYS TO TRAIN LIKE YOU OWN A GPS WATCH (WITHOUT BUYING ONE) On May 6th, 1954, Roger Bannister toed the starting line at the Iffley Road Track in Oxford, England. A wind-whipped and stormy day suddenly ...

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