The best heart rate monitors for Garmin & Zwift for 2020 – Chest & Optical HRM

As much as I love my Garmin Fenix 6 and other multi-sports watches, the wrist-based optical heart rate monitoring is poor. The accuracy will vary a lot depending on placement and the activity. For me, with things like cycling and rowing, accuracy is poor to the point of being useless. Generally, for things like rowing, … Read more

Garmin Dash Cam 56 Review – A tiny dash cam with speed camera alerts and more

I am a big fan of dash cams, they are a small investment for something that could save you thousands in insurance claims, and potentially jail in some scenarios. Garmin recently did a study that found new drivers admitted to feeling paranoid about making mistakes (44%) and feeling intimidated by other cars on the road … Read more

Garmin Forerunner 45 vs Forerunner 35 – Is the 45 worth £25 more this Cyber Monday

Both the Garmin Forerunner 35 and 45 have seen some excellent discounts this year for Black Friday and now Cyber Monday. I have previously recommended the Forerunner 35 as the perfect option for someone wanting to get into fitness, it offers superior features to other devices at this price point, including Fitbit. Currently, the Garmin … Read more

Cyber Monday Deals Wearables: Apple Watch Series 5, Garmin Instinct, Forerunner 45 & more

Some excellent deals on wearables this morning for Cyber Monday. Apple Watch Series 5 40mm & 44mm RRP £399.00Deal Price: £379.00 Both of the latest Apple watches have a small discount of 5% taking them to the lowest they have been on Amazon. It is only £20 off, but you have to to take what … Read more

Garmin Forerunner 745, 955 LTE, Fenix 6 Sport & Edge 1030 Plus expected in 2020

Garmin has been busing this year with a flurry of launches in the last half with the Fenix 6 in August and multiple watches at IFA including the Venu. Things look set to continue, with some very early speculation via the5krunner with a list of devices that are due to launch which includes: Garmin Forerunner … Read more

Fitness Tech Buying Guide – Deals for Black Friday and Christmas 2019

With the Black Friday sales starting soon, and Christmas fast approaching us I thought it would be a good idea to cover some of the best fitness tech that will likely be featured during the sales. This won’t necessarily be the best or latest tech, but the things you can expect to get a good … Read more

Garmin Fenix 6 vs Fenix 5 Plus vs Forerunner 945 – How does the Fenix 6 compare to Fenix 5+ and is it better than the Forerunner 945?

Originally posted on 13th of August 2019, updated on 30th of September 2019 The Garmin Fenix 6 is now official and shipping worldwide including Amazon availability. If you are on the lookout for a new watch you may be wondering how the Fenix 6 series compares to previous generations, or how it differs from the … Read more

Garmin Fenix 6 Pro tips and tricks. A guide to get the most out of your new multisport watch

As I use and write my Garmin Fenix 6 review, I thought it would be an excellent opportunity to highlight some of the features, as well as various tips and tricks to make the most out of your new £600+ watch. For existing Garmin users, a lot of these will be obvious, but I hope … Read more

Garmin Vivoactive 4, 4S & Venu vs Forerunner 245 vs Vivoactive 3 – How do the models compare and which is the best?

Now that Garmin has updated all its watches for the year, you may be wondering which is the best buy and how models are different. In particular, the pricing and features of the Vivoactive 4 and Forerunner 245 are quite close and if you are looking for an upgrade, or this is your first Garmin … Read more

What is the Garmin Venu and how does it compare to the Vivoactive 4

All those leaks I wasn’t too sure about, were pretty much accurate. Today Garmin launched a new watch to their line-up, the Garmin Venu. They probably could have called it a Vivoactive 4 Pro or something, as technically it is the same watch, but different display. I think it is a sensible move from Garmin, … Read more

Garmin officially announce the Fenix 6 series including 6X Pro Solar – confirms Pro models, PacePro, and new battery options

Garmin has just released a YouTube video announcing the Fenix 6 series and confirming everything that has been reported previously. The video doesn’t reveal too much but it does confirm four features that have been heavily leaked in the past few weeks. What’s new with the Garmin Fenix 6? Split product line into two portions: … Read more

Garmin Fenix 6 Series Leaked includes Pro model and 6x Pro Solar – Key features revealed

The Garmin Fenix 6 is now official, and available to order from Amazon, Garmin and other retailers. Amazon states the launch date as the 30th of August, and we will see when they actually ship it. Garmin Fenix 6 Product Listing details (verbatim) The fēnix® 6 multisport GPS watch brings cutting-edge design and performance to … Read more

New Garmin Fenix 6, 6S and 6X images – detailed product renders

One of the many bits of information released about the Garmin Fenix 6. Again, nothing new is being revealed here, but more clarification of both how the new Fenix 6 series will look and the reported features. [Update 25/08/2019] An eCommerce site in Uruguay has listed the fēnix 6 Pro for $804 with a launch … Read more