Garmin launches Forerunner 55 in India
Encouraging the runners to kickstart their running sessions, Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today launched The Forerunner 55, an easy-to-use GPS smartwatch that is designed for people of all skill levels especially the beginners to track their stats and chase their fitness goals.
The Forerunner 55 is light weighted, comes with a sleek look, and has all the primary features including PacePro and cadence alerts which help the runners to focus on their running and training fundamentals and take it to the next level.
The smartwatch also features comprehensive running modes, tailored daily training tips and enhanced health monitoring to improve the user’s performance both on and off the track.
The Forerunner 55’s clear screen displays data like distance traveled and can be customized to show all the data you need at a glance. With the built-in GPS the users can start their run or walk and track their time, distance, speed, pace and heart rate data right from their wrist.
Thrilled with the launch of the new Forerunner 55, Mr. Ali Rizvi, Director, Garmin India said, “Running has always been an integral part of fitness and healthy lifestyle and to boost this activity further, we are excited to bring ‘Forerunner 55’ for the runners of all levels. Forerunner series has always been the star series for us at Garmin. The introduction of the new Forerunner 55 adds another feather to it. The smartwatch is well equipped with features like built-in GPS, heart rate monitoring, race predictor, women’s health tracking, and a lot more to help the users in improving their lifestyle and overall wellbeing. An easy to use smartwatch engineered with Garmin’s latest technology is a perfect partner to support the users in achieving their set goals with maximum satisfaction”
The Forerunner 55 comes with a range of features like heart rate monitoring, body battery energy monitoring, menstrual cycle and pregnancy tracking and more. The smartwatch also offers detailed running data, daily suggested workouts, additional built-in sports apps and more to help people reach their fitness goals.
Advanced running features
The Forerunner 55 offers runners the following tools to take their training to the next level:
· PacePro provides guidance to help runners tailor their efforts to a selected course or distance
· The finish time estimator lets athletes select a run distance and view their estimated finish time right from the wrist
· Cadence alerts let runners know when they’ve gone outside their target cadence range, helping to improve their running form
· For those looking to switch up their workout routine, the Forerunner 55 features several built-in activity profiles, including track or virtual running, pool swimming, Pilates, HIIT and more
· Following a workout, the built-in recovery time will let athletes know how long to rest before their next big effort
All-day health and wellness tracking
Featuring a wide array of health and wellness features, the Forerunner 55 is intended to be worn 24/7. Athletes can track their stress and set relaxation reminders to do short breathing exercises, use the Body Battery™ energy monitor to track energy levels to find the best times for activity and rest, and gain insights into when and how intensity minutes are earned throughout the day. Additionally, women can track their menstrual cycle or pregnancy and log symptoms, receive exercise and nutrition education and more through the Garmin Connect™ app.