Daily Suggested Workouts:
For personalized training guidance, get daily run recommendations of varying intensities based on your training history, fitness level and recovery time.
These adaptive training plans feature guidance from expert coaches and free training plans that adapt to you and your goals. Workouts sync right to your watch.
Built-in Sports Apps:
Switch up your workout routine with activity profiles for cycling, pool swimming, track running, elliptical, stair-stepper and more.
Wrist-Based Heart Rate:
Get heart rate data along with alerts if your heart rate stays too high or too low while you’re at rest. Gauge how hard your heart is working during activities, even underwater.
Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals.
When used with a compatible accessories, Forerunner 245 measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance and more.
Train smarter with VO2 max, an indicator of how you can expect to perform. This metric even accounts for changes in performance that could be caused by heat or altitude.
Pulse OX Sensor:
This wrist-based sensor estimates your body’s blood oxygen saturation, which can help gauge how your body is absorbing oxygen — especially while you sleep.
This feature evaluates your recent exercise history and performance indicators to let you know if you’re training productively, peaking or overreaching.
See how your workouts influence the development of endurance, speed and power with aerobic and anaerobic training effect feedback.
The stat measures your exercise volume from the last 7 days and compares it to the optimal range for your fitness and recent training history.
After each workout, the built-in recovery time advisor lets you know how long to rest before another big effort. It even accounts for all-day stress, sleep and daily activity outside of workouts.
With improvements based on guidance from the CDC and WHO, now you can understand when you earned daily intensity minutes and during what activity.
Body Battery Energy Monitoring:
Track your body’s energy levels, so you can find the best times for activity and rest.
Women’s Health Tracking:
Use the garmin Connect app to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more. Even get details on your wrist with the Menstrual Cycle tracking Widget and Pregnancy tracking app.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a compatible smartphone.
Use LiveTrack to let friends and family follow your real-time location and even view your entire pre-planned course. Rest assured that your loved ones know exactly where you’re running.
Safety and Tracking Features:
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features send your location to emergency contacts.
Connect IQ Store:
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store.
Sync with the Garmin Connect App:
Upload your activities to the Garmin Connect App to interact with a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete and even share their triumphs via social media.
Music on Your Wrist (Only for Forerunner 245 Music):
Download up to 500 songs plus playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon music accounts (subscription may be required).