Category Archives: Watches

TomTom Adventurer GPS watch

The GPS watch market is becoming quite busy with most manufacturers offering a watch for all occasions, making it difficult for consumers to choose which is the best for their needs. However with specialist models available for running, cycling, swimming, triathlon, and various other sports, is there any one product which covers ‘all of the above’ and if so, is it good enough to cover all sports effectively, as well as functioning as an actual watch? In October 2016, alongside a refresh of their Spark and Runner watches, TomTom launched the new ‘Adventurer GPS Outdoor Watch’ and…

TomTom Cardio Multisport GPS Watch

A survey by TomTom in Jan 2015 revealed how 45% of runners are using smart technology, such as GPS, to track and log their runs. There’s currently a lot of talk about escaping data, becoming wire free and running ‘naked’ (in the technological sense, not the ‘risking arrest for indecent exposure’ type), but to be honest I don’t agree with all that. I’m an analyst. I love running, and I also love knowing how I’ve run compared to last time. How have I improved since the last time I covered…

Winter Outfit – Spiro, Odlo, Result, Sealskinz, Tom Tom, Keen

I’m in Toronto right now visiting family for a few months and trying to keep my training up as I’ve a marathon in early April. It’s been hovering around the minus 10 to 20 degree mark recently with a foot or more of snow and I thought you might like to know what kit I’ve found to be of best use in case you’re experiencing similar conditions. Ok, that’s unlikely in the UK, but it still gets to the zero mark now and again there, and that’s not great running…

TomTom Multi-Sport GPS Watch

We’ll print Tom Tom’s notes in full first so if you want to skip to what we think, scroll down to just past the next image. They Say - Stay motivated and reach your training goals with the TomTom Multi-Sport GPS watch. Get easy access to the information you need to track your progress and boost your performance. Sync, analyse and share your stats on popular sport sites or apps. Designed for Athletes Extra-Large Display - Extra-Large Display – See your key running, cycling and swimming stats at-a-glance. View on a high…

Polar RS300X and RS100 watches and heart rate monitors

RS300X They Say - ‘Get all the essential heart rate features with this good-looking and simple-to-use training computer. RS300X is compatible with S1 foot pod and G1 GPS sensor, so you can combine heart rate with speed and distance. Only then you can truly make sense of your training and be sure it’s worth all the effort. Helps you to train at the right intensity with personal training zones. Displays how many calories you’ve burned. Tracks your latest 16 training sessions and your last 16 weeks of training. Transfers training data…