Garmin Heart Rate Monitors with Firstbeat Features

Energy 
Expenditure

Training
Effect

Automated
Adaptation

VOmax
Test

Recovery
Advisor
 


ATHLETE
Compatibility
Forerunner 920XT *
Forerunner 620 *
Fenix 2
Forerunner 220 
Forerunner 910XT 
Forerunner 610 
Forerunner 110/210/310XT/405CX/410 **
Edge 800/500

* Forerunner 920XT and 620 are manually compatible with Firstbeat ATHLETE
** Forerunner 310XT is compatible with Firstbeat ATHLETE

Forerunner 920XT

Forerunner 920XT is a multisport GPS watch with advanced running dynamics and Firstbeat features inside.

Firstbeat features: Training Effect, VO2max Automated Fitness Test (running & cycling), Recovery Advisor, Energy Expenditure, Automated Adaptation

The Vo2max Fitness Test is an indication of aerobic fitness and shows your fitness level and how it is improving automatically.

The Recovery Advisor shows

  • Recovery Time: How much time is needed to recover from exercise.
  • Recovery Check: Real-time assessment of your exercise. Shows how prepared your body is for a new training. The feedback allows a training suitable to your personal fitness level and daily readiness.
    Read more on the Garmin site

                                                   

Forerunner  620

Firstbeat features: Training Effect, VO2max Automated Fitness Test, Recovery Advisor, Energy Expenditure, Automated Adaptation

The Vo2max Fitness Test is an indication of aerobic fitness and shows your fitness level and how it is improving automatically.

The Recovery Advisor shows

  • Recovery Time: How much time is needed to recover from exercise.
  • Recovery Check: Real-time assessment of your exercise. Shows how prepared your body is for a new training. The feedback allows a training suitable to your personal fitness level and daily readiness.
    Read more on the Garmin Forerunner site

Watch a video on Firstbeat powered features: The Vo2 max estimate and recovery advisor

Fenix 2

Firstbeat inside: Training Effect, VO2max automated fitness test, recovery advisor, energy expenditure, automated adaptation

The VO2 max fitness test is an indication of aerobic fitness and shows your fitness level and how it is improving automatically.

The Recovery advisor shows
  • Recovery Time: How much time is needed to recover from exercise.
  • Recovery Check: Real-time assessment of your exercise. Shows how prepared your body is for a new training. The feedback allows a training suitable to your personal fitness level and daily readiness.
  • Read more on Garmin Fenix 2 site »

Forerunner 220

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure and automated adaptation.

Adapts automatically to your fitness level during your running workouts keeping your energy expenditure always individually suited just for you.
Read more on the Garmin Forerunner site »

Forerunner 910XT

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure, Training Effect

Adapts automatically to your fitness level during your running workouts keeping the Training Effect always individually suited just for you.

All-in-one GPS-enabled device that provides detailed swim metrics and tracks distance, pace, elevation and heart rate for running and cycling. Including for example heart rate -based Training Effect and calorie computation, barometric altimeter, custom workouts, high-sensitivity receiver and rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

NEW! Garmin Forerunner 910XT is compatible with Firstbeat ATHLETE.

User tip:

In order to analyze the measurements, R-R recording has to be turned on.  When you open Firstbeat ATHLETE for the first time, you can choose from the settings R-R recording. If you have not done it for the first time, you can do it this way: Open Firstbeat ATHLETE and select 'Tools' -> 'Device configuration' -> 'Garmin device settings...'.  After that, record some data and upload it to Garmin connect via ANT agent. Please notice that setting will only effect to the upcoming exercises (not the first one).
 

Read more from the manufactures site »


 

Forerunner 610

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure, Training Effect

Adapts automatically to your fitness level during your running workouts keeping the Training Effect always individually suited just for you.

GPS-enabled sport watch. Touchscreen, wireless uploads, vibration alerts, premium soft strap heart rate monitor (some versions), heart rate -based Training Effect and calorie computation, custom workouts, high-sensitivity receiver, rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

Read more from the manufactures site »

NEW! Garmin Forerunner 610 is compatible with Firstbeat ATHLETE.

User tips:

How to set Training Effect to the display: see video here (especially at 1:09min).

Maximum heart rate (HRmax) affects the assessment of energy consumption. How to set your HRmax if you know it exactly (otherwise Forerunner 610 assessment your HRmax based on your age): see the video (especially at 0:31).

In order to analyze the measurements, R-R recording has to be turned on.  When you open Firstbeat ATHLETE for the first time, you can choose from the settings R-R recording. If you have not done it for the first time, you can do it this way: Open Firstbeat ATHLETE and select 'Tools' -> 'Device configuration' -> 'Garmin device settings...'.  After that, record some data and upload it to Garmin connect via ANT agent. Please notice that setting will only effect to the upcoming exercises (not the first one).

Forerunner 110

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure

GPS-enabled sport watch. Wireless heart rate monitor (some versions), heart rate -based calorie computation, high-sensitivity receiver, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, women's and men's versions available.

Read more from the manufactures site »

Forerunner 210

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure

GPS-enabled sport watch. Gym equipment compatible, premium soft strap heart rate monitor, heart rate -based calorie computation, works with foot pod (included in some models), rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

Read more from the manufactures site »

Forerunner 310XT

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure

GPS-enabled personal trainer. Heart rate -based calorie computation, automatic sync, multisport, high-sensitivity receiver, courses feature, advanced workouts, rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

Read more from the manufactures site »

Forerunner 405CX

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure

GPS-enabled sport watch. Heart rate -based calorie computation, automatic sync, wireless data sharing, high-sensitivity receiver, courses feature, advanced workouts, rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

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Forerunner 410

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure

GPS-enabled sport watch. Enhanced touch bezel, premium soft strap heart rate monitor (some models), heart rate -based calorie computation, automatic sync, high-sensitivity receiver, advanced workouts, rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

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Edge 800

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure

GPS-enabled super cycle computer. Displays power data from ANT +™-enabled third-party power meters, barometric altitude and vertical profile, wireless heart rate monitor (some versions), self-calibrating wireless speed/cadence sensor (some versions), turn-by-turn directions, mapping detail, card slot, color display.

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Edge 500

Firstbeat inside: Energy expenditure

GPS-enabled super cycle computer. Displays power data from ANT +™-enabled third-party power meters, barometric altitude and vertical profile, tracks speed, distance, calories burned, average and max speeds.

Read more from the manufactures site »

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