The Garmin Forerunner 225 is the ideal training partner for those who like to eat kilometers for breakfast and is available at Australia's best price from 99 Bikes. Receive free shipping at the checkout when you buy your Garmin Forerunner 235 online or choose to upgrade to express shipping for just $10.95. If you find a Garmin Forerunner 225 cheaper from an Australian retailer, we will beat their price by $1!*
For those who take their running seriously, the Garmin Forerunner 225 will take your training to the next level thanks to the optical heart rate sensor on the back of the watch. By measuring your heart rate via your wrist you’ll never have to worry about wearing a chest strap again. The advanced Mio Heart Rate Technology accurately shows your heart’s beats per minute both during workouts and throughout the entire day, giving you insights into your peak level of performance and resting heart rate.
With Garmin’s ever reliable GPS functionality you’ll get accurate, live updates about your pace and distance when running outdoors. Additional features of the Garmin Forerunner 225 include an accelerometer to track indoor workouts where the GPS can’t function in addition to measuring all activity throughout the day - showing your steps, distance walked and calories burned. The Garmin Forerunner 225 can also measure the amount of sleep you get each night which is valuable data for serious athletes. The Garmin Forerunner 225 can also help you to remain active during the day when you’re not exercising via its inactivity sensor - if you’re sitting around doing nothing for too long the forerunner will notify you that it’s probably time to get out of your chair and stretch those legs.
The Garmin Forerunner 225 makes for a perfect watch for triathletes as well thanks to its 50m water resistant design. The colour display also makes for easy viewing in direct sunlight and looks great on the wrist.
The Forerunner 225 will also keep track of all of your personal records which can be easily uploaded to Garmin Connect via bluetooth so you can show off your blazing times to the world.
First Garmin Watch featuring Wrist-based Heart Rate!
Colorful graphic display - interface shows your zone and beats per minute at a glance
Training Mode - Tracks distance, pace and heart rate**
Activity tracking - counts steps and calories all day
Accelerometer - records speed and distance indoors, and monitor steps for activity tracking
Connected features: automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, live tracking, social media sharing
Garmin Connect - compatible with advanced workouts and get free training plans!
Accurate, Wrist-based HR
A colourful gauge identifies your heart rate zone and beats per minute in real time. If your training plan calls for running a set time or distance within a certain zone, you'll appreciate the colourful interface that helps you see your zone at a glance.
Garmin Connect Mobile
Out of the box, Forerunner 225 sets your zones based on your age-adjusted max heart rate estimate of 220 minus your age. You can adjust these zones either on the watch or via Garmin Connect Mobile (with compatible smartphone), allowing you to customize your watch as needed. At Garmin Connect, our free online community, you can also create advanced workouts or download free training plans, send to your watch and get coach-like guidance.
The Forerunner 225 has a built-in accelerometer. This allows it to capture distance and pace data when you're running on an indoor track or treadmill, with no need for a separate foot pod accessory. It even doubles as an activity tracker, counting the steps and calories you burn all day. Plus, it will remind you to move if you've been sitting for more than an hour. When you get that cue to move, just walk for a couple of minutes to reset the inactivity indicator.
- Features -
For the Runner
Includes built-in accelerometer to calculate steps taken in activity tracking mode, as well as speed and distance for indoor training without a footpod!
With the Forerunner 225 you can set your training pages to display the metrics you want, from HR-based readings to pace, speed, cadence and more!
Automatically transfers data to your computer.
Garmin Connect compatible
Online community where you analyze, categorize and share data.
Pauses and resumes timer based on speed.
Automatically starts a new lap.
Cycles through data pages during workout.
Create custom, goal-oriented workouts.
Triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace.
Choose between alert tones and/or vibration alert.
Set up exercise and rest intervals.
Heart Rate training
Heart rate-based calorie computation (with optional HRM).
Include date and alarm; run/walk feature.
- Specifications -
Weight - 54 g
Dimensions - 287 x 48 x 16 mm (L - including band - x W x H)
Type - Colour LCD
Size - 25.4 mm diameter
Resolution - 180 x 180 px
Type - rechargeable Li-Ion
Life - up to 4 weeks in watch mode; 10 hours in GPS training mode with (optional) chest-strap HRM
Water Resistant - 5 ATM
History - 200 hrs of activity data
GPS Enabled - high-sensitivity receiver
ANT+ Wireless Enabled - yes
Bluetooth Enabled - yes (supports smartphone pairing, does not provide notifications)
- Includes -
GARMIN Forerunner 225 Black & Red
** The Forerunner 225 will not provide all-day HR-based readings for activity tracking. It does record HR during training mode when enabled, and will provide readings at any time when activated.
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Garmin is a world leader in innovative GPS technology across diverse markets, including automotive, marine, fitness, outdoor recreation and aviation. Garmin pioneered handheld GPS receivers, which were initially used by military personnel in the Gulf War. A decade later Garmin launched a series of personal GPS devices for fitness called 'Forerunner'. The 'Forerunner' series was at the cutting edge of what is now a well developed market for GPS fitness products, used by recreational and professional athletes alike. In 2008 Garmin launched the Garmin-Sharp cycling teamon the UCI Pro Tour to promote its range of 'Edge' bike computers. Garmin continues to be at the forefront of technology and innovation for GPS products, making a wide range of cycling, multi-sport and running devices.