When you’ve acquired such a spring in your step you’re often outlasting your health tracker’s battery life, bravo: you’re an entire lot more healthy than we’re. However a lifeless battery ain’t gonna enable you carry down these marathon break up instances, is it? Enter Garmin’s ultramarathon-ready Enduro 2 (£930), a multisport GPS watch that’ll preserve tempo for a whopping 150 hours.
The Enduro 2 is an uprated model of the unique Enduro, a purpose-built wearable for endurance athletes. It’s constructed from titanium to face up to scratches and scrapes whereas on the transfer, and the 1.4in round touchscreen is protected by sapphire glass. It retains the acquainted bodily buttons, too, in case you’re out in colder climates with gloves on. The nylon wrist strap is fast to regulate and needs to be extra snug than silicone or steel when you construct up a sweat.
Improved photo voltaic charging means as much as 40% longer battery life than the OG Enduro, with as a lot as 46 days of smartwatch use, or 150 hours of always-on GPS monitoring. At evening, it’s even acquired a built-in flashlight so you may see the path forward. Garmin reckons it’s twice as shiny because the one within the Fenix 7X, and may both strobe to match your cadence or gentle up purple in an emergency.
Garmin’s class-leading navigation consists of multi-band GNSS for fixed protection, TopoActive mapping (which covers ski runs in addition to mountain trails) and grade-adjusted tempo for evaluating your instances to operating on flat floor – a helpful baseline when incline coaching. It detects all the most important sports activities and workout routines together with operating, swimming and biking, plus board sports activities, golf, and yoga. Fixed coronary heart fee monitoring, respiration and stress measurements monitor your efficiency, suggesting how a lot relaxation is required earlier than your subsequent exercise.
It’s a fully-featured smartwatch, too, with name and message notifications from a paired smartphone, contactless funds and music playback controls.
The Garmin Enduro 2 is on sale now, direct from Garmin and different fitness-friendly retailers. Costs begin at £930.