Summary: The Garmin Forerunner 305 provides a complete solution for monitoring, storing, analyzing, and sharing a wide range of workout data. Its built-in GPS capability (including a high-sensitivity receiver that works well even under tree cover or in urban environments) keeps track of where you went, how...
Pros: A complete solution for monitoring and analyzing workout data., Highly customizable display., Connectivity to personal computer training software and online tools.
Cons: Setup, and mastering the features will take a little time and practice.
Excerpt: The Garmin Forerunner 305 has been a companion on my road to better living. It has SiRFstar GPS with WAAS to ensure a constant signal regardless of the terrain or weather. It can find a signal in tall building areas, trees and cloudy days.
Excerpt: I got mine @ REI on the day they came out. It's been my constant companion on every training run or hike. It's a great tool for keeping a workout log. Combine the 305 with Motionbased online membership and you have an awesome mapping system.
Excerpt: The Forerunner is a data delight for outdoor fitness buffs, effortlessly tracking speed, distance, heart rate, and calorie counts, with presets for both running and cycling. The included training software works with PC or Mac, and you can upload workouts to the Web.
Pros: Easy to set up. Crunches data with more charts and graphs than most PowerPoint presentations. Online MotionBased service lets you compare results with other users, download routes, and conduct virtual races. Rechargeable battery. Heart rate monitor included. More than 11 hours of battery life.
Improved GPS data and heart rate information on your wrist
Consumer Electronics Net
14 December 2006
Excerpt: The Garmin Forerunner 305 Personal Trainer ($260 Street) is a watch that uses GPS satellite reception and a heart rate monitor to track exactly where you're going and what your body's doing when you exercise.
Summary: Customize your Forerunner 305 to get the most out of your training. To help you achieve your personal best, the Forerunner 305 includes the following smart features: Courses feature lets you download recorded courses and compete against previous workouts Auto PauseÂ® pauses and resumes training...
Summary: Den drar ganska mycket ström för att sköta gps och pulsmätning, men eftersom den laddas i en speciell dockningsstation och räcker tio timmar på varje laddning är det inget problem. Den sitter skönt på handleden och känns inte alls skrymmande eller tung.