All About Sports Watches

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All About Sports Watches

Postby schweppes » Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:25 am

I'm currently looking for a sports watch, especially for running. Not sure what features to look out for and what brands to consider. Does anyone have any suggestions? :?:

Thanks :wink:

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Re: All About Sports Watches

Postby swimironkids » Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:45 am

go for timex or polar which r the more popular one.
One that comes with HRM (heart rate monitor) is more x as it measures yr heart rate if not just the normal tat clocks yr times will do.
I personally have both.

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Re: All About Sports Watches

Postby verykiasu2010 » Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:48 pm

Timex

the one with heart rate monitor, GPS tracking of route / distance, and download to computer...
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Re: All About Sports Watches

Postby schweppes » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:29 am

:thankyou: swimironkids and vk2010 for your suggestion. Heard that these are the better 2 brands in town. I'm looking at one that can tell the distance covered and of course the time taken. GPS one looks interesting but :moneyflies: :moneyflies: considering that I'm a newbie runner and don't want to spend soo much.

Will def look into the 2 brands recommended. Thanks for taking the time to reply. :wink:

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Re: All About Sports Watches

Postby swimironkids » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:24 pm

Selling the above-mentioned product.

Brand new in box. $250.

http://www.polar.fi/...ltisport/RS300X

Selling on behalf of friend. Contact him directly @ 9856 3250, Wei Li.

The above was copy from SGRunner & paste here for your info.
Its was by a runner dated 5july so I wld think its a good buy cos a new one shld be $399
Btw I do not know this seller :)


If u r new, you can reg at SGRunners...goggle u can find it.

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Re: All About Sports Watches

Postby rydy » Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:21 pm

For running and you like to measure the distance.

Check out Garmin and Nike too, besides the 2 brands the other bros suggested liao.

Cheers.

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Re: All About Sports Watches

Postby lwm99 » Fri Jul 29, 2011 2:12 pm

If you don't mind the watch a bit big, mail order Garmin FR305 from Amazon. Best value for money with rave reviews.

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Re: All About Sports Watches

Postby schweppes » Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:15 am

:thankyou: everyone here for your suggestions. You have all been so helpful. :wink:

Finally got my sports watch. :dancing: I bought a Polar from Running Lab as there was a 20% discount - able to measure heart rate, distance (using foot pod) and calories burned. :wink:

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Re: All About Sports Watches

Postby BigDad » Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:14 pm

Anyone has feedback on Garmin forerunner 310xt? Heard it was good for recording distances.

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Re: All About Sports Watches

Postby coolit » Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:26 pm

Bought one for my hubby and he loves it. But do not buy Garmin watches from Singapore, they will charge you exorbitant rates. I bought mine from this website: handtec.co.uk

I looked through many reviews before settling on Garmin. You can go to this website
www.dcrainmaker.com When this guy reviews the watches, he swims and runs with them and he will tell you the good and bad points of the watches. He is a triathelete

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