Are you in the market for a good quality digital running watch? You’ll be happy to know that there many great choices out there for you to consider. With so many choices in quality digital watches on the market, the hardest part is deciding which watch is right for you. There are a great many different colors to sort through as well as designs, looks, and comforts; not to mention the numerous features for people with fitness in mind. When shopping for a digital watch, the first thing you’ll … [Read more...] about The Digital Running Watch
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Ok, maybe you're a minimalist. Regardless, there's a lot of cool swag and gadgetry to help us on our wellness journey. At Fit 2 Zen, we're into exploring products and resources to assist in our journey to both physical and mental health and fitness. This is where we'll take a look at some of our favorites and curate top products in the category.
First, all the fluff and product specs, etc. The Garmin Forerunner 305 with Heart Rate Monitor is everything you need in a training assistant. It is a reliable, accurate, wrist-mounted GPS tracking and performance tool. The device includes wireless monitoring of the heart rate, speed, pace, distance, and calories burned. Use it for various sports, even windsurfing and cross-country skiing. Upload your workout data to your computer and use the Training Center CD to get a detailed … [Read more...] about A Close Look at the Garmin Forerunner 305 – In-Depth Review
We like the Garmin Forerunner 405 for several reasons. One, it actually looks like a watch. So if you're like me and like to get out for a run during your lunch break at work, you can keep this watch on after the run and (although it's quite big for my smaller arm) it doesn't look to out of place. Secondly is the cool bezel that you swivel around to select different features which keeps the buttons on the sides to a minimum. Only down side to this from what we can tell is that the bezel is … [Read more...] about Check Out the Garmin Forerunner 405 Wireless GPS-Enabled Running Watch with Heart Rate Monitor
This product brings a revolution to pedometers and running watches everywhere. This is the Tech 4 O 2010 Accelerator. It is a handsome looking device that is made for men who want to get the most out of their workout. It gives men the chance to be really good with their workout and give them a rigorous and effective cardio workout. It is not just anybody's type of workout watch because it can be customized to your settings of age, weight, height, and the date to start giving you what you … [Read more...] about Tech 4 O 2010 Accelerator Men’s Carbon Fitness Watch
Before we talk about the Timex Women's T5K027, let's get some useless (that's negotiable) thoughts and opinions about Timex out of the way. Timex has been a stable in the watch industry since, well, 1854... a long time. So you know they're watches are going to at least have some history of quality to them. As with all and important features of the Timex is the back-light Indiglo system. Timex liked this back-lighting system so much they purchased the company. Personally I have used Timex … [Read more...] about Timex Women’s T5K027 Ironman Sleek Digital Running Watch
The top two most important items to own for every runner are running shoes and a running watch. Once the runner has selected the appropriate running shoes and it is not an easy or quick task, the mind can turn its attention toward planning, tracking and improving the true running performance. After all, a runner can only go as far as his or her shoes will comfortably take him or her. With the right shoes, that can be a tremendous distance, many times a week, with the outlook of continued … [Read more...] about Why You Need a Running Watch: Plus 2 Great Choices
Modern technology puts unique and original items within reach of the average person. One such item is a GPS running watch. The term GPS stands for Global Positioning System. It is a system generally used in motor vehicles for navigational purposes. Many people find a GPS system extremely useful for vacations or business trips. The system is based on a network of 24 separate satellites that feed information to the unit itself by reading its latitude and longitude. It was initially developed in … [Read more...] about Choosing a GPS Running Watch
Runners are passionate, no doubt about it! With all the gizmos you can get these days, why not something kick butt for us runners huh? Well, if you're a women, you're definitely in luck with the Garmin FR60. Now, let me point out that a few months ago I was on the prowl for a new watch or device to help me train (thus the reason I finally created this website) and if I had come across this in the mens version, I may have purchased it. The closest thing I remember finding was the Nike + iPod kit, … [Read more...] about Garmin FR60 Women’s Lilac Fitness Watch (with heart monitor)
Check out our best GPS versions here for a run down of our favorite's! Running watches are helpful especially for those who train a lot. One need not worry about the markers of how one is currently doing in training because these digital instructors do that job. GPS Running watches can track your speed, position and distance traveled. In short, these things calculate all the things one needs to consider when doing the workout and they are all done digitally. Having a reliable running watch … [Read more...] about Finding the Best GPS Running Watch
Timex has been producing quality running watches since the 1980’s. During the 1984 Olympics, Timex first introduced the Triathlon watch and almost half a million of them were sold that one year. It was a revolutionary watch that was water resistant to an amazing 50 meters, kept track of eight laps and had a state of the art stopwatch. The story of Timex is one of continued success. Just as interest seems to wane, Timex has had the ability to turn heads with features like Indiglo lighting and … [Read more...] about Timex Running Watches