So, you’re ready to tackle your first marathon or long distance race? Congratulations, you’re a glutton for punishment. Joking aside, distance races are a great way to test out the pinnacle of your training and workout routine. Still, that doesn’t mean these lengthy races won’t cause some wear and tear on your body. Luckily, there are wearables available that will work to train your body, or are tailor-made to assist with vigorous long distance racing, so you can take your endurance to the next level and cross the finish line like a pro! As an added bonus, all the wearables list below are available to rent for a trial basis at Lumoid. On your mark, get set, go!
In Fenix 3, uncompromising performance meets uncompromising design. No longer do demanding athletes have to wear one specialty watch for training and competition, and then a different, more stylish watch for work and casual everyday wear. With the introduction of Fenix 3, Garmin has achieved the ultimate fusing of state-of-the art fitness training features with state-of-the-art in satellite navigation. Between adventures, Fenix 3 helps you recover in style and precision with its rugged, attractive construction and customizable smart watch capabilities.
Polar M400 is an exceptional blend of sporty design, integrated GPS and advanced training features, along with plenty of options to keep an eye on your activity 24/7. The M400 gives runners the freedom to explore new, more adventurous routes: you can measure your pace, distance and altitude and find your way back home.
PUSH is not your average wearable device. Its patent-pending PUSH Band doesn’t track steps, sleep, eating habits or calories gained or lost. PUSH Band instead offers scientifically validated and actionable metrics that can help you improve your training, providing feedback that will only boost your endurance and help you achieve the best possible workout.
Mio Fuse is a sleek wristband that combines all the features of a heart rate monitor, sports watch and activity tracker. It allows you to monitor the intensity of your workouts and your movement throughout the day, giving you a more comprehensive look at exertion, recovery and overall fitness. All-day activity statistics include steps, calories, distance, and goal progress.
Train smarter and go farther with Surge—a sleek, fitness super watch designed to help you reach your peak performance. With built-in GPS, multisport functionality and automatic, continuous heart rate, Surge delivers the stats you need to measure your effort and maximize your training time. Add activity tracking, music control and text and call notifications, and you have everything you need to stay connected, motivated and in the zone.
It’s the next best thing to having your own personal running coach. Forerunner 620 features recovery advisor, race predictor and VO2 max estimate so you can train smarter. When used with the HRM-Run monitor, the 620 also gives you feedback on your running form by showing your cadence, ground contact time and vertical oscillation. For indoor training, the built-in accelerometer tracks distance, so you don’t need a separate foot pod. Simply put, it’s the most advanced fitness tracker out there for runners.