Garmin Instinct 2 vs Forerunner 255: Picking the Better Running Watch

A man wearing a Garmin Instinct 2 on his wrist. Compare the Garmin Instinct 2 vs Forerunner 255.

If you’re looking for an entry-level GPS running watch, you should consider comparing the Garmin Instinct 2 vs Forerunner 255. The Garmin Instinct and the Garmin Forerunner are like two sides of the same coin – an effective, affordable GPS running watch. But they differ in a few ways, and they excel in different areas. … 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