Should you’ve bought such a spring in your step you’re usually outlasting your health tracker’s battery life, bravo: you’re a complete lot more healthy than we’re. However a useless battery ain’t gonna aid you carry down these marathon cut up instances, is it? Enter Garmin’s ultramarathon-ready Enduro 2 (£930), a multisport GPS watch that’ll maintain 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 resist 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 ought 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 bought a built-in flashlight so you’ll be able to 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 mild up crimson 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 working on flat floor – a useful baseline when incline coaching. It detects all the foremost sports activities and workout routines together with working, swimming and biking, plus board sports activities, golf, and yoga. Fixed coronary heart charge 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.