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Best Sports Watches

Best Sports Watches

Shopping for the best sports watches involves knowledge about the technical aspect of sports watches. Here is a brief review on some good watches for you, so that you can make a better choice...
Rutuja Jathar
Timekeeping has certainly come a long way, with users like us wearing specialty watches for various events in our day-to-day lives. Sports watches, for example, that are used by most of us who prefer athletic lifestyle. There is a wide range of variety in designs and make, which is enough to create confusion amongst the users. When it comes to choosing the best wrist watches, one needs to learn some basic ways of searching in the right direction. Choosing the best watch is a subjective thing and hence, apart from determine the best watches for men and women, one also needs to collect information about its technical aspect.

Apart from showing the correct time, sports watches should come with features like interval timer, countdown timer, stopwatch chronograph, lap memory storage, built in GPS, calorie burning counter, heart rate tracker, speed tracker, distance tracker, computer interfacing, looks, style and of course, reasonable price. If you are a professional athlete, then you may have to choose specialized watches that are meant for the individual sporting event. For instance, swimming and running.


Garmin Forerunner Series
The Garmin Forerunner sports watch models like FR60, 110, 210, 305, 310XT, 405, 405XT, 410, etc. are popularly chosen. Prime features of these brands include, heart rate monitor, soft strap, stylish looks, enhanced touch bezel, compatibility with gym equipment and multi-sports, high sensitivity receiver, calorie computation, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, special range for men and women, etc. Average price of The Garmin Forerunner Series ranges from USD 120 to USD 600.

Suunto T Series
Suunto "T" Series sports watch models like T3C, T4C, T4D, T6C, T6D, and also some other Suunto sports models like X10, Suunto Core, etc. are some great, high-end sports watches. Popular features of Suunto sports watches include altimeter, backlight, barometer, compass, computer interfacing, heart rate monitor, chronograph, training effects, compatibility with gym equipment and various sports, etc. As a result, Suunto watches are excellent for outdoor, water, endurance, mountain and orienteering sports. Average price of Suunto sports watches ranges from USD 100 to USD 600.

Polar RS Series
Sports watch models from The Polar "RS" Series get good reviews as best sports watches for runners and sprinters. Polar RS series models like RS200/RS200sx, RS300/RS300x, RS400/RS400sx, RS800/RS800CX, etc. are popularly chosen by runners and other athletes. Key features of these watches include, calorie burning counter, heart rate tracker, speed tracker, distance tracker, computer interfacing, easy to use features, chronograph, etc. The low cost of these watches make them even more popular. Average cost of Polar RS sports watches ranges from USD 110 to USD 400.

Timex Bodylink Series
Models like T5F011, T5J985, T5G311, T5K444, T5K267, are pretty much popular amongst sports watch lovers. Some best features of Timex Bodylink series include, built in GPS, Timex Trainer Software, computer interfacing, data recording facility, heart rate monitor, navigational features like latitudinal and longitudinal, elevation and altitude data feeding, etc. Average price of Timex Bodylink sports watches ranges from USD 100 to USD 600.

Apart from the best watch brands that are mentioned above, you may also like to try sports watch models like Luminox Men's 3051 EVO Navy SEAL Colormark Watch, Casio Men's G-Shock Solar Atomic Black Digital Sport Watch, Tech40 Accelerator Runner RM1, Nike Sport Watch, etc. Approximate cost of these sports watches ranges from USD 60 to USD 300. On this note, I conclude this article. Good luck!