Train with Garmin® – Your Journey Starts Here
The global leader in satellite navigation, today unveiled ‘Train with Garmin’ the company’s latest fitness campaign. The campaign is designed to motivate and educate people about the benefits of Garmin Fitness products and how to get the best out of them. It introduces the new training plan feature, which has been added to Garmin Connect™, the free and popular fitness platform. Garmin Connect now comes fully fitted with expert designed training plans, downloadable to your Garmin device and commenting to grow your inspiration and advice to keep you active and help you to meet your goals, whatever they may be. “Successful training relies heavily on determination and confidence in what you are doing,” explains Chris Merrell, Head of EMEA Marketing Communications. “It requires motivation to take on the challenges you’ve set yourself, and with Garmin products and our latest training campaign we have the perfect support network to keep you going. We’ve provided training plans for all levels and abilities, advice from our sponsored athletes and coaches, and our latest films as inspiration for you to get started.” Garmin Connect™ is your free online training tool to store, analyse and share all your fitness activities. Analyse your workout, see where you have been and set training goals. Join more than 2.5 million users who run, bike, swim and hike. Make connections with friends or professionals, share yours and see a feed of their activities. Whatever you are training for – your journey starts here! Get Your Personal Training Plan: Success begins with a plan, and when you use Garmin Connect training plans online, you’ll be able to track your progress and celebrate your milestones like never before. You can even send the workouts directly to your device from Garmin Connect for real-time coaching as you run, or you can also find printable versions on the Garmin Training site (garmin.com/training).
We will regularly be adding plans for running; cycling, triathlons and general fitness, all complied by professional coaches. Running: We have training plans for all levels of running ranging from 5k training plan for beginners and intermediates to marathon/half marathon plans for the more advanced runner. Plans are also accompanied by professional advice from our coaches to teach you how to get the biggest benefit from your training program. Upload the latest training plans straight to your device and send your training data to Garmin Connect after your workout to see where you’ve been on a map and analyse your running skills. Cycling: The professionals at Team Garmin Sharp trust in Garmin products to log analyse and share their training data. Connect with the team on Garmin Connect and follow their most recent training rides and race data. Robby Ketchell, Director of Sport Science for Team Garmin can help you train like a professional and provides tips and training plans for free downloads. Triathlon: Training for a triathlon requires dedication. The Garmin training program will help by setting out the key milestones in preparing for a triathlon so that you reach your peak fitness in time for the event. Professional triathlon coaches provide advice how to set your goals and to understand how to plan a specific and individualized training plan across all disciplines. Our leading multisport watches Forerunner 310XT and 910XT are perfect triathlon training partners, measuring every aspect of the challenge including the swim, and enabling seamless transitions between sports. ‘Train with Garmin’ is the latest campaign from Garmin’s expanding fitness segment, which focuses on developing technologies and innovations to enhance users’ lives and promotes healthy and active lifestyles. Whether it’s running, cycling, or other athletic pursuits, Garmin Fitness devices are becoming essential tools for athletes both amateur and elite.
For more about features, pricing and availability, as well as information about Garmin’s other fitness products and services, go to www.garmin.co.za.