Garmin Forerunner 15: GPS-enabled running watch with daily activity tracker
No matter how fitness conscious you may be, researches show prolonged periods of inactivity during the day (especially for desk workers) can intensify the risk of health problems. There are many wearables to track your calories, running and heart rate, but Garmin’s new Forerunner 15 takes it a step further by helping wearers establish healthy habits by remaining active even between workouts. The affordable GPS-enabled running watch, the Garmin Forerunner 15 keeps track of wearer’s daily activities and overall fitness levels. The watch keeps track of the users pace, steps taken, calories burned, running activity and distance, personal records and heart rate.
The most notable facet of the Garmin Forerunner 15 watch is that it prods the wearer when they have been sitting for too long. Interestingly, the watch reminds the wearer to move after about an hour of inactivity. Ideal accessory for both outdoors and indoors, the Forerunner 15 comes with optional foot pod, which accurately tracks your treadmill runs too. The Garmin Forerunner 15 watch is water resistant up to 50 meter, so you can use it even in rain. When hocked up to a PC or Mac, the watch can be used to upload your daily activities, training progress etc., to Garmin Connect (free online community) and share it with other Garmin Connect users on social networks.
The Garmin Forerunner 15 watch touts five week battery life in watch and activity trainer mode, and up to eight hours in GPS mode. It will be made available in black-green, teal-white, and violet-white small face color combinations, and will also come in black-blue, and red-black large face and band width. Slated to sell for $169.99, the really affordable GPS-enabled running watch is an ideal wearable gadget to enhance your workouts and daily fitness.