Tag Archives: Garmin Connect

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Lots of Garmin Updates: FR620 gets cycling mode, AutoSync with MyFitnessPal, full Fenix lineup support for Android

Over the past few days Garmin has released a flurry of updates for a bunch of very different fitness devices.  I’m going to briefly go through each update below, since these updates are probably the most wanted updates folks have … Read More Here

Training Peaks adds automatic sync with Garmin Connect

Today, Training Peaks has announced and enabled the ability for your Garmin workouts to automatically appear in Training Peaks within about 10-seconds of you completing the workout.  This means that for any Bluetooth/WiFi enabled Garmin devices, you’ll be able to … Read More Here

Counterpoint: Understanding why the Garmin AutoSync rollout isn’t necessarily great for consumers

This morning’s announcement by Garmin of their Garmin Sync rollout is one that’s been long in the making – starting in earnest much earlier this year.  The culmination of that effort arrived today with direct synchronization to TrainingPeaks and runcoach.  … Read More Here

3 Ways to Automatically Copy Your Garmin Training Data to Other Fitness Sites

With the rise of connected devices that automatically upload your rides and runs upon completion to Garmin Connect, there’s been a corresponding rise in usage of 3rd party sites that synchronize that data to other training log platforms such as … Read More Here

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How to find & create awesome cycling routes in a smarter way

Despite having lived in Paris almost a year now, I’ve rarely cycled outside of my little set of known routes and locales.  Partly because the weather has been so bad this winter that I spent a lot of it on … Read More Here

A look at tonight’s hard brick workout with the Garmin Fit app and new Live Tracking service

Earlier this week, Garmin introduced a new bit of functionality to their existing Garmin Fit iPhone/Android app.  This is the app that uses their Garmin Fit iPhone adapter to access ANT+ data.  It came out last fall, and for the … Read More Here

Twofer: Significant Garmin Connect (Power) Updates & Significant FR910XT Review Updates

DC Rainmaker Review Updates: Got two items of note today for you.  First, the most important one (ok, that’s probably debatable).  Over the past week I’ve been slowly chipping away at adding in a bunch of updates to the FR910XT … Read More Here

Garmin Connect adds back Google Maps support, keeps Bing too

On a daily basis I see and hear questions on it: “When is Google Maps coming back to Garmin Connect!” And Garmin was hearing it as well. Trust me, oh did they ever.  By ‘hearing it’, I mean that every … Read More Here

New Garmin Connect Updates (including courses and workouts!)

I mentioned last week in my Garmin update post around Vector and new watches that I had one more item of note from Garmin, but needed to wait to more to discuss it.  So this is really more of a … Read More Here

Swimsense, FR410, Garmin Connect & Bing, and Giveaway Results….oh my!

[Note: If you’re looking for my In Depth Swimsense Review – you’ll want to mosey on over there.] I’ve got just a few minutes before my flight takes off, so before they get into the final boarding calls I wanted … Read More Here

Fitness Related Analysis from the Garmin Q3 earnings call

I spent a bit of time this evening listening to the Garmin 3rd quarter earnings call.  The primary reason is that often times companies will either purposefully or inadvertently release tiny snippets of information via these calls.  In many cases, … Read More Here

Understanding Sport Device GPS Elevation Issues

You’ve just completed your out and back bike ride out on the flatlands of Florida, yet your GPS device is telling you that you went out and climbed the rocky mountains.  Why is that you ask?  Well, the answer is…it … Read More Here

Weekly Mailbag–May 15th, 2010

Here’s this week’s edition of the weekly mailbag.  This is a weekly series where I feature a handful of the e-mailed questions I received from the previous week or so.  I try and pick a wide variety of questions. Some … Read More Here

A whole lotta updates

It’s finally the end of the week, and I’ve got a bunch of little tidbits from races schedule updates to technology stuff to toss out into the wind, so without too much more babbling, let’s get on with it. Schedules: … Read More Here

Garmin Connect Development Team Tossed Overboard

In a bit of a strange twist, the team behind Garmin Connect (the site where you upload all your activities to) has been tossed out on the streets of San Fran.  Garmin has decided to close their San Francisco office, … Read More Here