Getting fit seems to be the common goal this year. This is especially true if you’re insured by Discovery. Through their Vitality program, they offer a rewards program for achieving your goals. Rewards like a free smoothie voucher. The bonus to this program is that these goal orientated rewards are getting many fit again.
It doesn’t matter what your goals are, whether it’s to run your first 5km or to do 10,000 steps per day, or compete in your first triathlon. Having a GPS fitness watch helps to keep you motivated and on track to achieving your goal.
If you’re a busy mom, as most moms are, trying to figure out which fitness watch is best is time consuming. We’ve put together a list of GPS Sports Watches for women which are under R3000 and the reasons why they’re good value for money.
All of the below devices are linked to Discovery Vitality, earning you points to gain rewards.
Garmin Forerunner 35
Built-in GPS – built-in to acquire satellites quickly to track how far, how fast and where you run, even under tree cover. No phone required! 24/7 heart rate monitoring – warm gives you heart rate all day and night -no additional Strap required. Vibration alerts – helpful vibration alerts notify you of running prompts, activity tracking milestones, smart notifications and virtual pacing progress.
Garmin Forerunner 15
Activity Tracking – Count your steps, calories and distance throughout the day. The inactivity indicator motivates you to move whenyou’ve been sitting too long. Long Battery Life – Up to 8 hours of battery life in training mode or 5 weeks in watch/Activity Tracking mod. Follow Your Heart – Use with a heart rate monitor to track your heart rate and zone data for any fitness activity. FOOT POD PAIRING – Record your distance while running indoors and review your cadence later on Garmin Connect.
Garmin vívomove HR Sport Hybrid Smartwatch – Rose Gold
24/7 heart rate monitoring with Elevate wrist heart rate technology. Wellness monitoring tools, such as all-day stress tracking and a relaxation timer, help you manage stres. Includes fitness monitoring tools such as VO2 Max and fitness age. Displays steps, calories, distance, heart rate and intensity minute. Stay connected with smart features such as auto uploads, smart notifications, music controls and mor.
Garmin Forerunner 25
Forerunner 25 provides a larger display in a thinner watch with a 32% larger active display area than the Forerunner 15. Instantly share runs and activity tracking progress with friends, family and the world via social media by pairing a compatible device with Garmin Connect. GPS – Acquire satellites quickly to track how far, how fast and where you run – even under tree cover. Heart rate compatibility allows you to train with heart rate zones so you know when to push it on that last mile or when to reign it in. It also provides more accurate information about your calories burned. Up to 10 hours of battery life in training mode or 10 weeks in watch/activity tracking mode (Large versions). Up to 8 hours of battery life in training mode or 8 weeks in watch/activity tracking mode (Small versions).
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