Designed for athletes of all levels, the Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver has one aim, to help maintain a better you. The Forerunner heart-rate monitor combines all the popular features found in the 301 model, along with a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, a new "courses" feature, and robust wireless heart-rate monitor for optimal performance. You can download new workout courses. It allows you to compete against a digital partner at specific times or distances. The Garmin watch is a power-packed performer designed to help you sustain a better lifestyle.
Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver:Continuously monitors your heart rate, speed, distance, pace and calories burned so you can train smarter and more effectivelyGarmin Forerunner GPS tracks your every move with a super-sensitive receiver that even works on tree-covered trails and near tall buildingsReceive a detailed post-workout analysis on the PC with included Training Center softwareNew Features:"Courses" feature lets you download recorded courses and compete against previous workoutsSleek, stylish, lightweight design that "wraps" the GPS antenna around part of the wrist for a better view of the sky, improving reception during trainingHigh-sensitivity GPS receiver provides faster acquisition times and improves tracking under trees and near tall buildingsRobust wireless heart rate monitor with softer, more comfortable chest strap eliminates cross-talk with other devices and helps you train in your zoneCustomizable screens let you view up to 12 data fields on three data screens for immediate feedback on the information you need most when trainingMulti-sport capability lets you seamlessly transition between sports without resetting the unit, so you can use it for running, biking and moreEasy to use no calibration required. Just turn it on and go.Additional Forerunner 305 Features:Auto Pause pauses and resumes training timer based on a specified speed, so you never have to start or stop the timerAuto Lap records lap data when you reach a specified time, distance or position, so you never have to punch the lap buttonVirtual Partner lets you train against a digital person at specified time, distance or pace goalsAutoScroll cycles through data pages during a workoutMonitor your pedaling cadence as you ride with the purchase of the GSC 10. Like the heart rate monitor, this self-calibrating, wireless speed / cadence sensor uses the same robust wireless technology to measure and report your pedaling strokes per minuteIncluded Training Center software helps you tailor workouts to meet specific goals and objectives. Create your own workouts or use workout templates included on the CD. Interactive analysis tools let you chart performance overlaid on a map.Data acquired by the Garmin Forerunner GPS may also be analyzed with MotionBased.com, a Web-based application that has partnered with Garmin. MotionBased provides in-depth analysis of your workouts, online mapping and route sharing that will take your training to the next level. Endurance athletes may also use the Garmin Forerunner GPS with TrainingPeaks.com, an easy-to-use Web-based training system designed to help athletes train for any event.