GPS Running Watch with Garmin ElevateTM Wrist-based Heart Rate Technology-Tracks distance, pace, time, heart rate and more-Connected features¹: automatic uploads to Garmin ConnectTM, live tracking, audio prompts, smart notifications and social media sharing-Activity tracking² counts daily steps, distance, calories and sleep-Download data fields, watch faces, widgets and applications from Connect IQTMHeart Rate Measured at the WristForerunner 235 uses Garmin ElevateTM heart rate technology. An optical sensor measures heart rate 24/7 at the wrist, giving you the option to run without a strap. Its colourful gauge identifies your heart rate zone and beats per minute in real time.Customise Your Watch and Your TrainingNo two runners are the same, and neither are their goals. Set yourself up to reach yours by downloading advanced workouts and training plans to your watch from Garmin Connect. You can even customise your data fields, and download watch faces, widgets and applications all for free at Connect IQ.On and Off the Road RunningA built-in accelerometer captures distance and pace data when you’re running on an indoor track or treadmill, with no need for a separate foot pod accessory. Once you’re done running, it doubles as an activity tracker², counting your steps and calories throughout the day. It also reminds you to move after sitting for more than an hour. Forerunner 235 is compatible with GPS and GLONASS satellites to locate your position quickly and precisely whether you’re running deep in the woods or near tall buildings.It’s Simple. Full Stop.Concise, easy-to-understand charts, graphs, maps and more let you view your activities, track progress toward goals and wirelessly upload and share relevant data directly with the online Garmin Connect network. So, you can compete with friends or family members on weekly step or running challenges – and compare your results in real time, using the LiveTrack feature.