Garmin Fenix 5 : What is Firstbeat Training Effect 2.0 and Training Status – impact on XERT or GoMore?

Garmin’s Fenix 5 advertises the use of Training Effect 2.0 and will also be including a new Training Status. This was developed by FIRSTBEAT and announced as long ago as December 2015. As we know FIRSTBEAT are a leading HR-analytics company who partner with Suunto, Huawei, Jabra, Samsung, Sony and others. Indeed many of you…

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Garmin Fenix 5 – Press Release

Below is Garmin’s press release for those of you who want to read the official blurb. I have given some commentary and undertaken some initial analysis (here). ————————————————————————— OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced fēnix 5, fēnix 5S and fēnix 5X, adding three watches designed with adventurers…

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Garmin Fenix – Battlelines Start To Get Drawn

My recent thoughts on 2017 were that it was going to be the ‘Year of the Garmin’. 2017 will be a series of battles as many of the industry giants go head-to-head across various markets. This quick post is just a 5-minute heads-up of some Samsung youtube videos (linked below) From recent leaks you will…

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Garmin Fenix 5 Collection For Q1 2017?

Expect an announcement for the Garmin Fenix 5 in early January 2016, perhaps coinciding with the CES trade show. Perhaps a day or two before to steal some of the thunder. You’ve probably seen the chatter on Garmin’s own forums and elsewhere (sources below). It’s still not entirely clear if the leaked images were real…

Garmin Fenix4/Fenix5 and Fenix 4s/5s HR for 2016

Garmin are doing a great job of releasing a major product each month. July was the nice looking, but not earth-shattering, Garmin Edge 820. What about next month’s release? My bet would be something not so interesting. A lower key announcement such as a Garmin Swim 2. Logic (aka rampant speculation) for 2016: There’s still…

5-50-30 Challenge. (via I Challenge Fitness (ICF))

That’s probably the simplest recipe for a healthy and long life which very many people should follow. All you can do to improve the recipe would be to get good genes 🙂 I have created a challenge, its for your diet, muscular endurance and cardiovascular system, I know personally it is hard to keep this…