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what is SWOLF

What is SWOLF score : Fitness watches and improving swimming

When you first start swimming you will soon start to hear the word SWOLF and SWOLF score. So the reason you are visiting this article is to understand what is SWOLF, how do I...
Garmin Connect IQ apps guide

Garmin Connect IQ app store guide – The Best apps for your Garmin device

If you own a Garmin device whether that's the Fenix 5, the newly released Forerunner 645 or a Garmin cycling computer like the Edge 1030 then you are probably asking which are the best Garmin Connect IQ apps?...
Best apple watch cycling apps

The Best Apple Watch cycling apps

The Apple Watch is a great fitness watch with incredible smartwatch features. Whilst Apples focus for the Apple Watch is doing things smart, it does have some powerful fitness features from its accurate optical Heart...
Garmin Fenix 5x watch face

Top 5 Garmin Fenix 5 watch faces from Garmin Connect

Garmin Fenix 5 watch face The Garmin Fenix 5 is one hell of a GPS fitness watch and not only does it do sports really well, you can also customise the wearable a fair bit....
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Garmin Fenix 5x ultimate tips and tricks setup guide

Garmin Fenix 5x ultimate tips and tricks user guide This is the Garmin Fenix 5x tips and tracks guide. I have had both the Garmin Fenix 5x and the Fenix 5 for several months now...

How to install full TOPO contour maps on the Garmin Fenix 5x

The Garmin Fenix 5x was announced back in January 2017 at CES and it promised mapping capabilities. The Fenix 5x has now been launched and after using the Garmin Fenix 5x the watch does...
Garmin Fenix 3 HR with quickfit bands

How to install the Garmin Quickfit bands to a Fenix 3 HR

Install a Garmin Fenix 5x Quickfit 26mm band to a Fenix 3 HR This tutorial video shows you a simple and easy way to get the Garmin QuickFit 26mm bands onto the Garmin Fenix 3 HR....
Garmin Fenix 5 on a bike mount

How to install a Garmin Fenix 5 and 3 onto a bike mount

Garmin Fenix 5 and 3 bike mount tutorial The Garmin Fenix 5 and 3 is a top of the line navigation enabled GPS watch. It offers many features that may be useful for both runners and cyclists...
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Strava Step by step guide to Creating Routes

Strava step by step route planning guide I really love using Strava to plan routes, and one of it’s greatest features is the ability to create custom routes on the site.What makes Strava route planning...

Garmin Edge 1000 route loading how to

Garmin Edge 1000 overview The Garmin Edge 1000 is a top of the line navigation enabled GPS unit. It offers many features that may be useful, though for 99% of users the Edge 810 or...