Monthly Archives: October 2018

Oh no! I took some watches for a bit of a run this evening since I was staying in a hotel in town, and one of those was the new Vantage V. Now, admittedly I did put it through a lot of stress at the start of the run. My Garmin Forerunner 935 spotted the… Read Article →

My Vantage V arrived today so I’ll be testing it out and adding a post about structured training ASAP to finish off the series and update it. Long story short: Does do structured training through diary Doesn’t do ad hoc Doesn’t allow starting a favourite from the watch unless scheduled through flow   Does have… Read Article →

This month we’ve moved slowly closer to the release date of the Vantage series devices. Currently there is no clue on further new devices such as a new bike computer. Polar Update Polar Watches Polar Bike Computers Polar Update While we wait for the devices, there have been a few updates from various sites: https://gpsrumors.com/deep-dive-polar-structured-training-part-4-and-conclusion… Read Article →

Introduction Now see the Vantage version of this post! In this post we’ll follow on from part three where I discussed how Garmin does it, part two where I looked at Suunto and part one where I discussed the whole background of structured training. This time we’re looking at the Polar platform. As mentioned previously… Read Article →

Introduction In this post we’ll follow on from part two where I discussed how Suunto does it and part one where I discussed the whole background of structured training. This time we’re looking at the Garmin platform. As mentioned previously I used a Fenix 5/Forerunner 935, Spartan Trainer Wrist HR, and a Polar M430 for… Read Article →

In this post we’ll follow on from part one where I discussed what structured training is. This time we’re looking at the platform implementations of this functionality. I used a Fenix 5/Forerunner 935, Spartan Trainer Wrist HR, and a Polar M430 for these posts. I believe all platforms are now relatively similar between models which… Read Article →

I’m going to leave the below on the site. While on my flight I eventually found the workout menu and it does have ad hoc workouts. The fact that it took me several hours to find though? Still a fail. I even consulted the manual before my rant and it didn’t really help as it… Read Article →

The Rival may now be getting closer. Thanks to reader Greg who posted a link to the manual at https://fccid.io/PADWF119/User-Manual/TempConfidential-WF119-User-Manual-2017-12-01-3665010.pdf Wahoo Update Wahoo Watches Wahoo Bike Computers Wahoo Update On the FCC Website we can now see the exterior of the Rival watch due for release this summer from Wahoo. I’ll be honest, it looks… Read Article →

I’ve been playing with the Vivosmart 4 for a few days now and especially the body battery and Pulse Ox gubbins. Enough to draw some initial conclusions which I think have been bubbling away in my subconscious for a while now. From my (admitedly naive) perspective, there are a few kinds of tiredness. Sleepy –… Read Article →

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