The activity filled and superb Golfing vívoactive HR, a GPS smartwatch with Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate technology. The vívoactive HR helps keep track of active moments throughout the day, counting steps and floors climbed, intensity minutes, monitoring sleep and featuring built-in GPS-enabled sports apps for walking, running, biking, swimming, golfing, paddle boarding, rowing, skiing and snowboarding. The vívoactive HR uses 24/7 wrist-based heart rate data to calculate calories burned information as well as the intensity of fitness activities, providing proper credit for users’ array of workouts. With the Connect IQ store, users can easily personalize their vívoactive HR with free apps, widgets, watch faces and data fields. The vívoactive HR is being announced in conjunction with Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and will be showcased at the Garmin booth #CS 90.
“The vívoactive HR builds on the incredible versatility and multi-functionality of its predecessor by adding wrist-based heart rate and a barometric altimeter – allowing it to track even more data essential to workouts and day-to-day activity,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “All your efforts to stay active are accounted for from taking the stairs at the office to going on a run or ride.”
Measure Daily Activity
Featuring Elevate wrist heart rate technology1, the vívoactive HR provides 24/7 heart rate monitoring and eliminates the need for a chest strap. Using the heart rate data the vívoactive HR quantifies the intensity of fitness activities and allows users to monitor their progress against aerobic activity goals recommended by leading health organizations like the American Heart Association.
The vívoactive HR’s always-on, touchscreen, sunlight-readable Garmin Chroma Display™ lets users track activity and stay connected anytime, anywhere. Its built-in GPS-enabled sports apps include:
Running – Using a built-in accelerometer and GPS users can track runs either indoors or out. Additional features include Auto Lap®, Auto Pause®, and vibration alerts for heart rate, pace, run/walk intervals, and more. Post-run summaries include stats such as total mileage, calories, average pace and overall time.
Cycling – The cycling app measures time, distance, speed and calories. It is compatible with speed and cadence sensors, and the Varia® lights and radar (sensors and radar are sold separately).
Pool Swimming – In addition to tracking total and interval time, distance, pace, stroke count and stroke type, the swimming app also features easy pausing for rests, complete with rest timers, and can calculate swolf, a measure of swimming efficiency.
Golfing – Users can view a simplified view of the green, measure shot distance and be pointed in the right direction with PinPointer while golfing on one of the 40,000 course maps worldwide available for download from the Garmin golf course database.
Stand Up Paddleboarding and Rowing – Users can easily track and view pace, time, distance, stroke count, stroke rate and distance per stroke. When using an indoor rowing machine, users can track time, stroke count and stroke rate.
Skiing and Snowboarding – The skiing and snowboarding app measures 3-D speed by calculating the speed and distance on an incline versus latitude and longitude. It also provides splits automatically and features Auto Pause, which freezes the timer automatically when users stop or ride the lift.
The vívoactive HR also includes Garmin Move IQ™, a new feature that continuously monitors for periods of sustained activity. With Move IQ, the vívoactive HR automatically recognizes walking, running, biking, swimming and elliptical training. Users can easily track their exercise throughout the day without needing to start a timed activity. Once synced with Garmin Connect™, users can review their full day of activity in a convenient Timeline view.
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Mizuno irons dripped gold yet again at Golf Digests 2016 HOT LIST awards – with four irons taking top marks and an industry best five iron medals in total.
The new Boron fuelled MP-25 and JPX EZ dripped in gold alongside the established JPX850 Forged and JPX 850. Mizuno’s new MP-5 was not considered as muscle backs and pure blades are excluded from Golf Digests testing. Across all categories Mizuno took six gold medals – with the S5 wedges and JPX EZ hybrid (both played by Luke Donald), joining the elite ranks.
“It’s to the credit of the awards and testers that a more niche club maker like Mizuno holds its own in these awards. Especially when you realise that blades aren’t eligible for consideration – which is the category for which Mizuno is most recognised,” said Alex Thorne, Tour Operations Manager for Mizuno Europe.
“Back in the 90’s it looked like the aesthetics of club design were being lost as irons pushed bigger and chunkier. As manufacturing techniques have evolved, we can now give golfers the best of both worlds. Beautiful, more precise irons packed with technology to make the game a little easier. It’s changed the landscape and put manufacturers with a heritage in classic design back to the forefront. It’s not enough to just have technology anymore – golfers want great feel and precise looks too. That puts Mizuno back at the very front edge of the latest generation of equipment.”
Garmin Approach GPS Golf Devices Now Preloaded with More Than 40,000 Global Courses
Garmin are excited to announce that there are now more than 40,000 worldwide golf courses preloaded and available for Approach GPS watch and handheld users. With the addition of these courses, Garmin now offers the most courses of any golfing device on the market. Courses will come preloaded on new Approach units, while current Approach owners will be able to download all of the new courses to their device at no additional cost.
“We’re thrilled to announce that we now have the largest selection of courses available,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “With Garmin Approach devices, we want to ensure that golfers have an upper hand when they play, and having more than 40,000 courses available is a big part of that.”
Each course is displayed as full-color CourseView™ diagrams1, so golfers are able to preview hole details like traps, green shapes and more. Golfers will also get precise distances to the front, middle and back of the green, as well as layup and dogleg distances.
In addition to course data on Approach devices, golfers will also be able to access data through the recently updated Garmin Connect Mobile app. Golfers can view their scores and stats from each round, and track their progress over time. Garmin Connect Mobile also provides course analysis, so golfers can be aware of their own trends and tendencies to improve their game.
The Approach series is the latest solution from Garmin’s expanding outdoor segment, which focuses on developing technologies and innovations to enhance users’ outdoor experiences. Whether hiking, hunting, geocaching, golfing, dog training, or capturing it all on VIRB action cameras, Garmin outdoor devices are becoming essential tools for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels.
For more than 25 years, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.
1 CourseView available on select devices only.
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