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Garmin Forerunner10 reviews....

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juicychops Thu 02-May-13 21:19:40

Please tell me what you think of this watch for running as im interested....

don't want to waste £100 if its poo...

Victoria3012 Thu 02-May-13 22:04:43

I've just bought one so I'm interested in people's opinions. Online reviews seem very good. I wanted a simple, no frills GPS watch and Garmin seems to be the brand name always mentioned. I find mine very very simple to use but im only a time/distance person at the moment. I bought the larger size in orange and it looks nice as far as this kind of watch can look smile

pennygallops Mon 06-May-13 08:43:25

I have Garmin Forerunner 110 - the pink and grey one. I love it. I use it for distance, time and pace when I am running. Then when I'm home, I upload the date on the website. I look at my splits (just out of interest or if I'd been trying a bit of interval training) and the calorie burn. All very simple to use.
I haven't got into the heart rate monitor.

EauRouge Mon 06-May-13 09:47:12

What's the difference between the 10 and the 110, is it just the heart rate monitor? What sort of data do you get on the website?

pennygallops Mon 06-May-13 11:20:49

You get lots of data - the splits for each k, lots of information on pace, elevation loss and gains, map of your run, weather and if I used the HRM there would be even more.
To be honest there is a ton of stuff I haven't explored properly.

YouMakeMeWannaLaLa Mon 06-May-13 18:27:16

I've had one for a couple of months. Very good and simple to use.

The only thing is it can sometimes take a while to find a signal. Never lost it halfway through or anything but it's frustrating having done a warm up, having to stand still with my wrist in the air before I can run (I think the signal times out if you don't use it immediately and I don't want to time/measure my warm up so don't want to find the signal beforehand).

Maybe I'm not in a brilliant signal area, though.

mercury7 Tue 07-May-13 01:24:04

I'm waiting for the 210 and the footpod thingy to be delivered, I'm very excited about charts and graphs grin

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