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Which sports watch should I choose?

A good sports watch offers many possibilities for capturing, analyzing, and improving your sport performances. Depending on your sport, you want to measure certain sports data. This way, you can add more structure to your workouts and train more effectively. But how do you find the best sports watch for you? In this article, I'll help you choose a sports watch.
Runner with sports watch

Which running watch do I need?

Are you looking for the best running watch? There are some specifications that I would recommend. A watch with integrated GPS is essential to measure your running performance. With GPS, you can see your pace (speed) and distance traveled on your watch. You also view your route afterwards. In addition, a heart rate monitor is recommended. You can then measure how intensely you're running.

  • GPS sensor to measure distance, speed, and route
  • Plastic watch strap
  • Heart rate monitor
Cyclist with sports watch

What sports watch do I need for cycling?

Just like when running, it's also useful to measure your heart rate, distance, speed, and route while cycling. As an extra, I would recommend a watch that is compatible with a cadence sensor. You can then measure the revolutions your legs make on the bike.

  • GPS sensor to measure distance, speed, and route
  • Plastic watch strap
  • Compatible with cadence sensor
Swimmer with sports watch

What sports watch do I need for swimming?

A swimming watch must be waterproof. In addition, you probably want to measure your speed and distance. In a swimming pool, you can use the pool length, in open water you can use a GPS sensor. In addition, SWOLF tracking is a popular measuring instrument to improve your swimming efficiency.

  • Waterproof
  • Measure speed and distance via pool length or GPS
  • SWOLF tracking
Triathlete with sports watch

What sports watch do I need for a triathlon?

Are you a triathlete? You can practice running, cycling and swimming in succession. It's important for a triathlon watch to be able to switch between different sport profiles at the touch of a button.

  • GPS sensor to measure distance, speed, and route
  • Switch button during exercise
  • Multi-sport mode
  • Waterproof
Golfer with sports watch

Which sports watch do I need during golfing?

You see them on the golf course more and more: golf watches. The watch can improve your game. We recommend a watch with the following functions:

  • Distance to obstacles on the track
  • Measure stroke distance
  • GPS sensor to measure distance
Climber with sports watch

Which sports watch do I need for mountain sports?

Do you enjoy measuring your data in the mountains while hiking, climbing, or skiing? Choose an outdoor watch. These watches have GPS and GLONASS to precisely determine your position and help you navigate. The watches also have a barometric altimeter and a compass.

  • Integrated GPS and GLONASS
  • Navigation possible
  • Barometric altimeter
  • Compass
  • Long battery life

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