Dear fellow Fitness peeps!
I'm excited to share some thrilling news with all Garmin Fenix 7 / 7 Pro / Enduro 2 series users out there. In September 2023, Garmin released a game-changing software update that's bound to enhance your outdoor experiences. Whether you're a seasoned athlete or just someone who loves exploring, these new features are designed to help you be the best version of yourself.
1. Endurance Score
- Measure your ability to sustain prolonged efforts.
- Utilizes VO2 max, short-term/long-term training loads, and more.
- Provides a dynamic measurement of your overall endurance progress.
2. Hill Score
- Evaluate your capability for running uphill.
- Monitors progress over time based on VO2 max and training history.
- Offers insights into running strength on steep ascents and endurance on long ascents.
3. New Activity Profiles
- Boost your skills with preloaded profiles for team and racket sports, boxing, and more.
- Includes football, baseball, basketball, soccer, rugby, hockey, lacrosse, and more.
4. Relief Shading
- Experience a 3D look with color and topographic shading on the map.
- Makes terrain and elevation changes much easier to interpret than contour lines alone.
5. Weather Map Overlays
- Stay weather-savvy with the latest map overlays for precipitation, cloud cover, temperature, and wind data right on your wrist.
6. Gaming Activity
- Gamers rejoice! Integrate with the Garmin GameOn™ app for biometric-based data to optimize your gaming experience.
7. Fish Forecast
- Get the best fishing times based on celestial data for sun and moon rise/set times relative to your location.
8. Training Readiness
- Get a readiness score based on sleep quality, recovery, training load, and more.
- Know whether it’s a day to push hard or take it easy from the moment you wake up.
9. Morning Report
- Receive an overview of your sleep, recovery, and training outlook, along with HRV status and weather, as soon as you wake up.
10. Muscle Maps for Pilates, HIIT, Cardio
- See which muscles you’re working during various workouts.
- Review your stats post-workout in the Garmin Connect™ app.
11. Workouts App
- Easily find and organize workouts across all your athletic pursuits.
- Access daily suggested workouts and those created in the Garmin Connect app.
For more detailed information on these added features, check out Garmin's official release notes.
With these enhancements, your Garmin Fenix 7 / 7 Pro / Enduro 2 series is now even more equipped to support your active lifestyle. So go out there, explore, and make the most of every adventure!