Garmin Swim 2
For those that taking swimming seriously, the Garmin Swim 2 is the ultimate tracker for capturing all your swimming performance. It can be used both in the pool and in open-water, and comes with a wrist-based, water-resistant heart rate monitor.
Heart Rate Monitor
The Swim 2 comes with the Elevate heart rate technology measures heart rate at the wrist, 24/7. The heart rate monitor works even when fully-submerged in water. The activity tracker will show your heart rate clearly and in real time as you swim. After swimming the monitor also allows you to check out your average and maximum values during rests. This information can then all be analysed through Garmin Connect.
Pool and Open Water
Whether you’re hitting the pool or the lake the Swim 2 has you covered. Using in-built GPS allows you to train in lakes, oceans and rivers – the tracker will record your distance, pace, stroke count, stroke distance, and SWOLF score to gauge swimming efficiency.
Advanced Swim Features
Packed full of advanced swimming features the device. This includes:
Critical Swim Speed which approximates your anaerobic threshold speed which can be used to guide your training and track your progress.
Turn-Based Pacing Alerts make it easy to stay on target and meet goals.
Drill Logging enables you to track time and distance for drills such as kicking, one-arm swimming, or sculling drills.
Designed for Water
Perfectly engineered for use in water the Swim 2 doesn’t hold you back with a sleek, lightweight design. The watch comes with an easy-to-read display with Garmin’s always-on, full-colour Chroma display technology. This makes the screen easy to read even in direct sunlight. The five-button interface makes it easy to use in water and allows you to – easily start workouts, view different data, log drills or change your settings without worrying about water interference.
Stay connected while your swimming by connecting the Swim 2 to your compatible smartphone. This allows you to receive your phone’s notifications straight to your watch face. Additionally, this connection allows automatic uploads to the Garmin Connect app which allows you to share your swims with other users and allows you to track your progress in greater detail.
No only is the device great for tracking your swimming performance but it can be used throughout your day and night. The smartwatch offers wellness and monitoring features and fitness tracking throughout the day. You can set goals, track steps, monitor body battery, perform guided breathing exercises and track your cycle and run training.