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Apple Watch Running Power Data Comparison (vs Garmin/Stryd/Polar/COROS)

 Two weeks ago Apple announced a slate of huge sports-focused updates to the Apple Watch platform (called Watch OS). That platform will not only end up on current watches, but far more importantly on whatever watches Apple will likely … Read More Here

Garmin Starts Beta Rollout of Forerunner 955/Edge 1040 Features to Fenix 7/Epix

 Today’s update begins the first wave of firmware updates stemming from the Forerunner 955 & Forerunner 255 models, which include new features like Training Readiness, Running Power, HRV Status, as well as a slate of Race Calendar/Event-related features, and … Read More Here

Apple Watch Adds Native Running Power & Triathlon Support: All New watchOS 9 Features Detailed

Today, as part of announcing watchOS 9, Apple rolled out a massive slate of new sports and fitness features including running power, triathlon mode (including automatic transitions), custom workout support, and plenty more. Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), which … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 255 In-Depth Review: Now A Full Multisport Watch

 The Forerunner 255 is now a multisport triathlon watch. Sure, it’s also a running watch, but it can now swim/bike/run with the best of them, including featuring Garmin’s high-end multi-band/dual-frequency GPS chipset. This is the lowest priced watch we’ve … Read More Here

Google Pixel Watch Announced: Everything You Need To Know

After more years than anybody can try counting, Google has finally formally announced their first ‘own’ watch, the Pixel Watch. Despite birthing the entire Android Wear (turned Wear OS) smartwatch platform, they never actually made their own watch. Instead, they’ve … Read More Here

Polar Pacer Pro GPS Running Watch In-Depth Review

 A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was the Polar Pacer watch. This was an era before GPS, before optical HR, and before countless other metrics that we didn’t even know would exist someday. Back … Read More Here

Samsung Outlines Galaxy Watch4: First New Google WearOS Watch–Full Details

Today, Samsung announced their Galaxy Watch 4, which is the first watch to utilize the new Google + Samsung variant of Wear OS. This new operating system (or, slightly rebranded one) allows access to the Google Play store, while Samsung … Read More Here

COROS VERTIX Adventure GPS Watch: Hands-on with their new premium watch

The COROX Vertix might look like a Garmin Fenix 5 watch, but are the features the same? I dig in to find out how well it stacks up. Read More Here

MWC 2017 New Watches Hands-on: Huawei Watch 2 & LG Watch Sport

Over the last week or so two new sport-focused watches from non-sport focused companies have been announced.  First up was last week’s announcement of the LG Watch Sport (and LG Watch Style), which was then followed by Sunday’s announcement from … Read More Here

Polar Grit X Pro GPS Watch In-Depth Review

Polar has announced a handful of new watches today, but the main headliner is the new Polar Grit X Pro. It technically comes in two flavors – the base Grit X Pro which includes not only a new look, but … Read More Here

Hands-on with the new Garmin Vivomove watch

Garmin’s first classy looking wearable is out! Time to dive into all the details, and compare it against the competition. Read More Here

Apple Watch–Fitness Focused

Yes, I am indeed working towards a fitness/sport-focused Apple Watch review. It’s still likely a few weeks away. In the mean-time, here’s a spot to see a few pics and ask questions. Also, see my Apple Watch YouTube videos here!

In the Queue: The Leikr GPS Multisport Watch

The Leikr project was crowd-funded via Kickstarter a number of months ago and has now reached beta stage.  The unit features mapping, GPS support, ANT+ compatibility, and Bluetooth compatibility.   I’ll be testing it until final release, but keep in mind … Read More Here

MetaWatch Strata Smartwatch Unboxing

The Strata MetaWatch is designed as a glanceable display unit for your phone – items like notifications of text messages, weather, etc…  This was the result of a Kickstarter project, where I paid for the unit.  At present, I don’t … Read More Here

Soleus FIT GPS Watch

I’ve reviewed both the Soleus 1.0 and 2.0 GPS watches, and while the basic watch functionality is good, I found the 2.0 software horrible.  Thus, I only agreed to review the new downloable Soleus FIT watch if they addressed the … Read More Here

Garmin Swim watch In-Depth Review

The Garmin Swim is Garmin’s first attempt at a swimming-only product. It builds on the FR910XT’s swimming functionality within the triathlon world, but can it do it all? Read More Here

The Next Garmin Forerunner Multisport Watch

Without doubt, one of the most frequent questions I get around these parts is: “When will the next version of ____ be released?” – which is typically “When will the next Garmin Forerunner be released?”. I should first say – … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 955 Complete Beginners Guide & Features Overview

 Just a super quick weekend note for those that don’t subscribe on YouTube, that I’ve posted my massive 50-minute-long user guide for the Forerunner 955 series. This guide covers virtually every feature of the Forerunner 955 from start to … Read More Here

Big Sports Tech Sales Return: 20-30% off Power Meters, Trainers, Watches, and Plenty More!

It’s that time of year again, when a boatload of sports tech things go on sale for a few weeks. No, not Black Friday, but rather, end-of-May. While the previous two years were a bit funky in that regard, historically … Read More Here

Garmin Enduro GPS Watch In-Depth Review

Let’s just get this out of the way upfront: There’s precisely one reason – and ONLY one reason to buy the Garmin Enduro: You want really long battery life, and are OK with that at the expense of any other … Read More Here

Wahoo RIVAL Multisport GPS Watch In-Depth Review

It’s Wahoo’s first go of creating a multisport GPS watch, how does it handle, and stack up against the competition? I dive into all the details, literally – complete with a triathlon test. Read More Here

Apple Watch Series SE: A Fitness First Impressions Untangled

Trying to detangle exactly how the Apple Watch SE stacks up against the Apple Watch Series 6 from a sports and fitness standpoint? This dives into all the details and nuances, from GPS accuracy to HR accuracy, features and more. Read More Here

TomTom announces Spark 3 GPS Watch, Adventurer hiking watch, and Touch wearable Body Composition band

Timed to the start of the IFA conference in Berlin, TomTom rolled out three new fitness devices.  Though, I suppose technically four devices if you count that Spark 3 also goes by the name Runner 3.  And actually, it’s more … Read More Here

Polar Grit X GPS Watch In-Depth Review

The Polar Grit X is Polar’s newest watch, focused on trail running, but also still a full featured multi-sport watch. I dive into all the details from accuracy to new features and plenty more. Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 955 (with Solar) In-Depth Review

It’s been 3 years and 2 days since Garmin announced the Forerunner 945, and today, it’s finally properly refreshed with the Forerunner 955. Except, it’s actually two watches – the Forerunner 955 & the Forerunner 955 Solar. Today’s announcement marks … Read More Here