Running can be a painful task as it is, and with today’s assortment of apps and activity trackers, it can seem overwhelming to try and find the appropriate product to keep track of your stats. While there are plenty of free options available, I found myself trying out different activity trackers and apps to see what I liked best. Then I began looking into Garmin running watches on the recommendation of a buddy, who loves his Garmin Forerunner 230. Being a mediocre but consistent runner, I saw the potential benefit a GPS watch could bring to my game.
So, after reading a ton of reviews of different products, I decided to purchase the Garmin Forerunner 235.
While all of the Garmin Forerunner 235 bells and whistles add a cool factor to it, the primary function of the watch is for GPS run tracking.
I have been using the Garmin Forerunner 235 to track my runs for a several months now and overall, I like it. No more fumbling through my phone to start and stop an app, its all on my wrist. The watch acquires satellites very quickly, often times even indoors, with the press of one button. The watch also has the capability to control music by skipping songs, eliminating the hassle of accessing your phone and distracting you from your run.
You can set laps and alarms that will alert you to your pace or let you know when to turn around. Pre loaded workouts can even be added to the watch from the Garmin connect dashboard.
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