For those who enjoy running, Garmin, has the perfect product for them, the Forerunner 305. This personal trainer, which is worn on the wrist like a watch, features a GPS receiver, courses feature and an ANT wireless heart rate monitor.
Its highly sensitive GPS receiver marks your moves and is even receptive to areas which are densely covered with trees such as parks as well as those near skyscrapers and other high buildings. The heart rate monitor eliminates cross talk with nearby devices allowing it to measure and send heart rate data so that you can train in your most favorable heart rate zone.
The courses feature permits you to compare your performance with that of the previous ones over the same run and has an Auto Pause capability which stops tracking while you are resting, picking up from where you left. Its multi-sports workout is a feature which alters between different sports without having to reset the unit allowing you to for running, cycling,, etc. While training indoors, you can still track your progress, distance, pace and calories burned with the optional Foot Pod accessory, a wireless sensor which is attached to your running shoes and transmits data to the Forerunner when GPS reception is unavailable. Furthermore, get instant feedback on your workout, and since each workout is stored in memory, you can judge against previous workouts.
The gadget comes with a rechargeable battery, with one charge lasting for up to 10 hours with standard use. It is also water proof and can be immersed in water depths of 1 meter for up to half an hour.
Available at a low price, this device is the perfect companion for all the people who yearn to remain fit, with its effective tracking system and positioning performance.