Right, this is where I’m at something of an advantage over the other chaps in this diary, simply because I’ve already been using the Garmin Forerunner 935 for marathon training for a while – the sheer amount of things you can do with this watch is the reason I selected it for this test.
As TechRadar’s Running Man of Tech I’ve been running six or seven days a week for the last four years – along with failing at a couple of triathlons – so popping on a pair of trainers and heading out into whatever weather is second nature for me now – and I’ve long enjoyed using Garmin options on my wrist as a run-and-fitness tracker.
Garmin’s watches are performance-based, rather than relying on flashy screens and pointless features. It monitors my heart rate all day and night, provides info on my sleep, tracks my steps, assesses how hard I’m running each day and even spits notifications from my connected phone to my wrist.
All this on a seven day battery life, off six to seven hours a week run tracking too – that’s the best we’ve seen from any watch.
And the great thing is once …read more