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Introduction 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 I used a Fenix 5/Forerunner 935, Spartan Trainer… 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 →

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 →

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 →

There are a few bits of news around Garmin this month, but nothing I’d consider major. They have registered a new trademark “Marq” which is listed as being a watch. The term Marq(ue) may suggest something high end. trademark link here. A subsequently removed forum post suggests that there will be an analog version as… Read Article →

Nightmare. NIGHTMARE. Computers, in case you hadn’t noticed, are capable of a great many things. They automate so that we don’t need to do things ourselves. Like little servants, they are supposed to do what we need them to, in the way we would like them to. Watches are little computers… So, why am I… Read Article →

Some great new info has arrived about the GPSMap66, which seems extremely popular based on my previous post so I thought I’d post it up here. I have to say if this is real I’ll be buying one soon after launch! Thanks to reader 184×184 for the tip. Google Translate produced the following from the… Read Article →

Introduction Continuing the deep dive series I’ve had a bit of a play with extended display mode on my Edge 130 and Edge 820 as well as the Fenix 5 and Forerunner 935. If you have a request for a future deep dive post please let me know in the comments, otherwise I’ll choose randomly… Read Article →

https://fccid.io/IPH-03430 shows a new wrist worn activity tracker due in September. Possibly a Vivosport or Vivofit jr. The FCC screen is landscape though which has me a little confused!

Introduction Second post today! I thought it was about time I added some additional content. I’ve just bought the Edge 130 for my commuter bike and was messing about when I noticed some things I’ve not seen or used before, so figured I’d write them up and see if you like them. Please comment below… Read Article →

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