Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals.
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
Get heart rate data1 along with alerts if your heart rate stays high while you’re at rest. Even gauge how hard your heart is working during activities.
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 from the Garmin Connect™ app2.
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS
For personalized training guidance, get daily run recommendations of varying intensities based on your training history, fitness level and recovery time.
To help you plan your race day strategy, this feature offers GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance in the Garmin Connect app. So you can tailor your efforts to what’s ahead.
Want some guidance to help you meet your goal? Select a distance for your run, and you’ll be able to see a data screen that shows your estimated finish time.
When you’re ready to hit the track for some speedwork, use the built-in track run activity to record accurate lap distances and see your distances in meters.
Want to improve your running form? Use the cadence alerts to know when you’ve gone outside your target cadence range.
Giving your body time to recover between training sessions is crucial. After each workout, the built-in recovery time feature will let you know how long to rest before another big effort.
This specialized tool takes into account your fitness level and training history to help you work toward your race goal and see the impact of training on your predicted finish time.
BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS
Switch up your workout routine with activity profiles for track or virtual running, pool swimming, Pilates, HIIT and even breathwork.
Run to your heart’s content with up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours in GPS mode.
While you’re out and about, Forerunner 55 tracks steps, intensity minutes and more1.
Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day. Relax reminders will even prompt you to do a short breathing activity.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest.
See when during the day you earned intensity minutes from moderate and vigorous physical activity.
This feature uses chronological age, resting heart rate and other factors to estimate if your body is younger or older than you are. Age is just a number, after all.
See how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork activities.
WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING
Use the Garmin Connect app2 to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your smartwatch when paired with your compatible smartphone.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features3 can send a message with your location to emergency contacts.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps from the Connect IQ Store app2.
Easily control the music playing on your paired smartphone, so you can skip songs without missing a beat.
SYNCS WITH GARMIN CONNECT
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.
chemically strengthened glass
|QUICK RELEASE BANDS||yes (20 mm, Industry standard)|
42 x 42 x 11.6 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 126-203 mm
|DISPLAY SIZE||1.04" (26.3 mm) diameter|
|DISPLAY RESOLUTION||208 x 208 pixels|
|DISPLAY TYPE||sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)|
Smartwatch Mode: Up to 2 weeks
|MEMORY/HISTORY||200 hours of activity data|
|GPS TIME SYNC||✓|
|AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME||✓|
|WRIST-BASED HEART RATE (CONSTANT, EVERY SECOND)||✓|
|DAILY RESTING HEART RATE||✓|
|ABNORMAL HEART RATE ALERTS||yes (high and low)|
|RESPIRATION RATE (24X7)||✓|
|BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR||✓|
|RELAXATION BREATHING TIMER||✓|
|HYDRATION||yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)|
|GARMIN ELEVATE™ WRIST HEART RATE MONITOR||✓|
Daily Smart Features
|CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS)||✓|
|CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC||✓|
|FIND MY PHONE||✓|
|FIND MY WATCH||✓|
|SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY||iPhone®, Android™|
|PAIRS WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE||✓|
Safety and Tracking Features
|LIVE EVENT SHARING||Android™ Only|
|INCIDENT DETECTION DURING SELECT ACTIVITIES||✓|
Activity Tracking Features
|MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT)||✓|
|AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL)||✓|
Gym & Fitness Equipment
|AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES||Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, HIIT, Pilates, Yoga|
Training, Planning and Analysis Features
|AUTO MAX HR||✓|
|HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES)||✓|
|RESPIRATION RATE (DURING EXERCISE)||Yoga and Breathwork only|
|GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE||✓|
|CUSTOMIZABLE DATA PAGES||✓|
|CUSTOMIZABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES||✓|
|DOWNLOADABLE TRAINING PLANS||✓|
|CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS||✓|
|VO2 MAX (RUN)||✓|
|IMPROVED RECOVERY TIME||yes (limited)|
|DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS||yes (limited)|
|TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK||✓|
|ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH||✓|
|AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES||
Running, Treadmill Running, Track Running, Indoor Track Running, Virtual Running
|GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE||✓|
|CADENCE (PROVIDES REAL-TIME NUMBER OF STEPS PER MINUTE)||✓|
|PACEPRO™ PACING STRATEGIES||✓|
|FOOT POD CAPABLE||✓|
|AREA CALCULATION||yes (via Connect IQ™)|
|HUNT/FISH CALENDAR||yes (via Connect IQ™)|
|SUN AND MOON INFORMATION||yes (via Connect IQ™)|
|ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES)||✓|
|AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES||
Biking, Indoor Biking
|SPEED AND CADENCE SENSOR SUPPORT (W/SENSOR)||✓|
|AVAILABLE SWIM PROFILES||
|POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES)||✓|
|STROKE TYPE DETECTION (FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, BUTTERFLY) (POOL SWIM ONLY)||✓|
|DRILL LOGGING (POOL SWIM ONLY)||✓|
|BASIC REST TIMER (UP FROM 0) (POOL SWIM ONLY)||✓|
|"REPEAT ON" REST TIMER (POOL SWIM ONLY)||✓|
|AUTO REST (POOL SWIM ONLY)||✓|
|TIME AND DISTANCE ALERTS||✓|
|COUNTDOWN START (POOL SWIM ONLY)||✓|
|UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE||✓|
Kid Activity Tracking Features
|TOE-TO-TOE™ CHALLENGES APP||yes (optional Connect IQ app)|