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Garmin has announced the Forerunner 745, its new triathlon focused sports watch.
Replacing the ageing 735XT, the Forerunner 745 goes deep on running, swimming and cycling stats. It enables you to switch sports tracking within a single session and offers advanced analytics.
The company also announced the HRM-Pro chest strap, a pool-friendly heart rate sensor which can also track specialist training metrics.
Forerunner 745 quick headlinesNew updated designSpO2 and stressMerge sports into a single sessionSmart training based on VO2 max and training loadMore accurate track sessionsPairs with HRM-Pro for underwater HR and extra running dynamicsPrice: $499.99The Forerunner 745 follows Garmin’s recent design language, and is slim and light, and comes in “Neo Tropic”, red, white and black.
There’s SpO2 monitoring and stress monitoring, as we’re seeing on all recent Garmin sports watches.
Likewise, it’s also music friendly, with room to store 500 songs and features offline Spotify syncing.
But those interested in the Garmin Forerunner 745 will be more interested in the training features – and this is a big upgrade.
You can switch between sports for brick training – which means that you mix up disciplines within a single session.
You get the usual range of VO2 Max and Training Effect metrics from …
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