If you want a heart rate monitor that can take your workout to the next level, you can trust that the Garmin Forerunner 410 is your new training companion. This advanced Garmin sports watch offers GPS-enabled data recording, so you can keep track of your time, pace, distance, heart rate, elevation and more.
With user-friendly design features that make it easy for you to scroll and select features while you’re exercise, the Garmin Forerunner 410 is great for runners who want instant access to their watch’s best features on the go, such as:
Customizable up to three training pages
More than 30 different types of data
Virtual Racer, so you can compete against yourself using goal pace vs. actual pace or a previous goal
Built-in courses and five unique heart rate zones to make training even better
Heart rate-based calorie computations
Compatibility with Garmin Connect, where you can upload, share, review, and plan your runs
Compatibility with ANT+ wireless technology and USB
HotFix satellite prediction
High-sensitivity GPS receiver to calculate every step of your run
If you’re serious about training data, the Garmin Forerunner 410 GPS sports watch is a great choice. You can train more efficiently, pick up your pace, watch the calories burn, and go the distance with this innovative Garmin GPS heart rate watch from our selection. Choose from either standard or premium heart rate straps.
a Cross Country Rider
from Stafford, TX, USA
Date Reviewed: December 5, 2011
Strengths: It's a great tool for training that goes beyond a simple GPS unit. When paired with a cadence sensor and a Heart Rate monitor you can get an extraordinary quantity of data to improve your training. All you have to do is download each session to the Garmin Connect website and there it will be.
As opposed to the newest 610, the 410 is still bezel operated so you can easily use your full finger gloves to move around the different screens and functions.
Weaknesses: The battery!!!! The Forerunner would be almost perfect if not for the serious battery problem that aroused few weeks ago after nearly nine months using it.
At this moment I am trying to fix the issue with the help of Garmin who seems to be caring about it. I promise to come back here to report whether the problem was fixed or not.
It is a great tool fot training and improving the way you train as long as this battery issue is resolved. Few posts on the Garmin Forum prove that Garmin is concerned about but training should never be stopped because of this. Sad...
I tried a search to see if this has been covered but did not find much. Does anyone have experience with either, or preferably, both of these?
I am looking at a watch style so that I can use it trail running as well as for biking.
From what I can tell with Garmin's comparison the only real ... Read More »