Timex IronMan Running Watch with GPS
Among the range of top running watch brands, athletes and fitness buffs will find out that sports watches with GPS are easy to love. GPS or Global Positioning System allows anyone with access to determine his exact time and location in seconds. Sports Watches with GPS can continuously provide this information which is quite important to athletes, amateurs and professionals alike, and to fitness fanatics and simply health-conscious persons, as well as people who are fond of outdoor activities.
Athletes, particularly runners, are always monitoring their speed, pace and distance especially when they are training and need to know how well they are doing, if they are actually improving in performance or not. These athletes know that sports top running watches with GPS have made it a whole lot easier and they soon learn to love their watches.
Nowadays, an athlete most probably would not train without a sports watch with GPS just as a marketing man would not go to work without his cell phone. The athlete, whether he is in running, distance swimming, skating, skiing or even wind surfing can quickly grow attached to his beloved sports watch. He knows he is ill-equipped without it.
And so much so with people who are into fitness and outdoor activities. Joggers, hikers, bikers and
campers feel confident and safe as long as they have their sport gps top running watches with them, knowing the right time and location continually, thanks to GPS.
In addition to the GPS, sports watches have a variety of features such as compass, stopwatch, altimeter, barometer and even a flashlight, to name a few. They come in durable rubber, leather or titanium steel cases in various designs for both men and women in different colors. Some sports watches with gps even come with an additional band so they can be strapped to the upper arm or leg. This way it will not interfere with the wearer’s activity.
Now if you, too, are already or will soon be a lover of sports watches with GPS, surely you would like
to know how sports watches like these came to be. GPS, the only existing Global Navigation Satellite System, uses a group of 24 or more satellites
that send radio signals which enable the receiver to determine its location, speed and direction.
Originally intended for military use, GPS became fully operational in 1993. The satellites are managed by the U.S. Air Force and their maintenance costs approximately U.S. $750 million a year. GPS is free to use for the benefit of the public and has subsequently been incorporated in watches, cars, digital maps, etc. to provide a navigational tool.
The Timex Ironman Global Trainer is loaded with a mini computer that includes SiRFstarIII GPS technology. This sports top running watch brand with GPS tracks up to 100 location markers, monitors elevation data and create custom routes so you can compare your workouts.
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