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In the market for a new fitness-orientated smartwatch? There are some amazing deals out there right now for the Garmin Forerunner 45S and Suunto Ambit 3 courtesy of great sales at Amazon and REI. You can enjoy 25% off the Garmin Forerunner 45S and snap it up for $150, or there’s the Suunto Ambit 3 down to $220 from $500.
Garmin is considered one of the most highly respected names in the running watch business, and for good reason. Its watches simply work brilliantly, offering all the features that runners need. The Garmin Forerunner 45S does more than just track your runs or cycle rides accurately via its GPS. It also has assistance features that provide safety tools such as the ability to send your real-time location to emergency contacts through a paired smartphone. It also has incident detection, picking up on if you crashed or collapsed during a run and then immediately alerting your emergency contacts. There’s also extensive help from Garmin itself with adaptive training plans and the ability to create your own custom workouts that suit you.
Throw in typical smart notification alerts and health-monitoring tools such as heart rate, stress tracking, sleep analysis and more, and the Garmin Forerunner 45S is a great help at all times. Think of it as a personal trainer that’s always got your back. Priced at only $150 right now, down from $200, it’s available from REI in either white or iris colors.
It’s not often that you’ll see a $280 discount on a running watch but that’s exactly what’s happened with the Suunto Ambi t3 Peak smartwatch. Right now, it’s only $220 at Amazon, and offers a ton of features for the price. Besides doing all the usual activities you’d expect of a GPS watch such as tracking your workouts and keeping you up to date on notifications such as calls or messages, it also provides stable and accurate altitude and weather information. That alone means it’s perfect for those who prefer to travel a little more off the beaten path than simply heading down the usual paths.
It also includes an impressive 100m water resistance and promises up to 200 hours of battery life (with 1 minute GPS accuracy) so you’re good to go for a while. It even tracks your heart rate while you swim and when you’re walking or running. If you’re serious about your workouts and tracking them accurately, you can’t go wrong with the Suunto Ambit3 and it’s a bargain right now at $280 off the usual price at Amazon.
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