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Garmin Forerunner 405 - GPS Tracking Sport Watch

Updated on March 14, 2011

Wrist Mounted GPS

 

Today, many people are seriously involved with sports and exercise.

The sports and exercise activity can involve running, cycling, hiking, skiing, surfing and skydiving.

The new GPS tracking watch is a powerful tool for tracking, measuring and improving one's performances.

If you are serious about your sports, whether you are a runner, cycling, hiking, skiing, surfing or even skydiving, a wrist mounted gps watch can be a powerful tool for tracking, measuring and improving your performances.

The Forerunner 405, is a GPS-enabled sports watch that tracks your training, wirelessly and sends the data to your office or home computer.

GPS watches are considered the ultimate in training technology.

It has a sleek design that features a touch "Bezel" that lets you quickly scroll and select different features on the run.

Original GPS Watches

The original Garmin GPS tracking watches were large in size and required a second receiver to be strapped on the upper arm.

The Garmin Forerunner 405 is no larger than a regular watch with a clean sleek look.

It 's distinctive feature is the "Bezel", a silver ring around the screen.

It is full of sensors that allows the user to operate and change screens quickly, by sliding the finger around the ring and tapping on the front.

Another feature is the ability to "lock" the unit on one screen to prevent changes from accidentally touching the screen or from too much sweat. 

What To Look For When Buying A GPS Watch

Important points:


1. Garmin watches GPS tracks speed, distance, all calories burned and heart rate.

2. Garmin GPS tracking watches creates custom fitness plans.

3. Garmin watches GPS looks good and wears comfortably.

4. GPS watches transfers data to your home or office computer.

Timex GPS Watches

Timex running GPS watches are one of the most powerful and most used GPS tracking watches for running.

It measures speed instantly and accurately.

There are other well-known watches that has lots of features, which continuously monitors your pace, time, calories, distance and heart rate.

With this special Timex GPS watch you can store your workouts.

Allows you to compare your progress over a period of time.

To help you focus on training in areas that requires improvement.

You can also compare your previous workouts using the watch display as you train.

User Friendly Device

The Garmin GPS watches are easy to use, smart and a user friendly device, with amazing features that allows athletes to monitor their workout progress including monitoring their heart rate.

If you are looking for a great piece of equipment to take on your next running expedition. You should invest in a GPS tracking watch. It will be a great investment.

In the event that you have not been running with a GPS watch, you have been missing out on lots of valuable information for improving your training and your racing performances.

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      Cheryl J. 7 years ago from Houston, TX

      Peggy,

      Thanks for your comment on my hubpage on The Garmin Forerunner. It is really a luxury to have. More athletes training for marathons or other sport events are really interested in this popular tracking device. Thanks for rating this hub up and useful.

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      Peggy Woods 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Wow...this GPS tracking sport watch looks amazing! If I were interested in competitive sports or any kind of serious body building, it seems this Garmin Forerunner 405 would be a much needed component to achieve success. For others...just a really nice thing to have as well. Thanks for this great information Cheryl. Rating this up and useful.

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