Garmin Wrist Based Running Dynamics: A Quick Look At What They Tell You

Garmin Wrist Based Running Dynamics

When Garmin released the Fenix 7 Pro, it had a (somewhat) exciting announcement – the watch would include wrist based running dynamics. Previously, you could get some data by using only your watch. But to get the full suite of running dynamics data, you needed to pair with another device like a running dynamics pod. … Read more

Understanding Garmin HRV Status: What It Means for Training and Recovery

A man in the background with a heart rate chart in the foreground. An example of Garmin HRV Status.

Recently, Garmin introduced a new feature in their latest watches – Garmin HRV Status. This metrics tracks your heart rate variability, compares it to historical data, and gives you some insights into whether or not your body is balanced and recovering well. In the Forerunner line, this feature launched with the Garmin Forerunner 255. In … Read more

Understanding a Garmin Forerunner’s Basic Navigation Features

A compass on a map - just like Garmin's navigation features.

When I first got my Garmin Forerunner 245, I knew it had navigation features. However, I didn’t really understand how they worked. After using the watch for a while, I’ve come to understand these features – and to really love them. I don’t need them on the daily basis, but they’ve come in very handy. … Read more

Garmin Forerunner 265 or 965: Which Running Watch Should You Pick

So you’re becoming more serious about running, and it’s time to get a GPS running watch. There are so many options out there, you could easily be overwhelmed. Today, let’s weigh two of those options from Garmin – the Forerunner 265 and the Forerunner 965. These watches are the latest two Forerunners that Garmin has … Read more

Garmin Forerunner 55 vs 265 and 965: Is Entry Level Still Good Enough?

Recently, Garmin released two new watches – the Garmin Forerunner 265 and the Garmin Forerunner 965. I’ve compared the 265 to its predecessors here, and also compared the 965 to its predecessors here. But today I wanted to compare both watches to Garmin’s entry level Forerunner – the lowly Forerunner 55. This did not get … Read more