Upgrading from Nike+
Just after some advice. Mum has decided she wants a GPS for christmas as an upgrade for her Nike+ . She just wants something basic - not fussed with HR monitor or anything. I know Nike has just brought out a GPS thing but its quite expensive!
I use a Forerunner 405 and love it but I think it might be a bit complicated. Don't mean to sound condesending but ease of use is key.
What would people recommend? Any anyones people would steer clear of?
Decathlon do a GPS that is suspiciously similar to the old Forerunner 201 but may have more up-to-date electronics. No idea if it's any good and have never seen reviews of it.
Can't help thinking that the 205 is the best bet though. If your Mum wants to consider footpod technology, the Garmin FR60 has plunged in price recently although that is mostly hrm with a bit of speed and distance tacked on.
Edit: the 205 is not that much on Amazon than the Decathlon thingy. I bought Mother of Muttley a 205 last Xmas for her hiking, and she loves it and the Garmin Connect etc.
thanks everyone, I shall have a look at those.
110 looks good, thanks again
I recently got the Garmin Forerunner 110 and love it. SImple and easy to use and great to check out the map etc online when you get home again. Mine came with a Heart monitor, which I wasn't fussed about having, decided to wear it to try it out, and have to say it's interesting/useful to see just how hard you are working over various parts of your run.
I can't comment on the others as the 110 is my first watch of this kind, I was able to put it on, have a quick look at it and get going, simple to use.
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