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Most Recent Press Releases

Garmin Sub-Saharan Africa - EMEA Office Award
19 Jul 2018

After years of hard work and dedication the Garmin Sub Sahara Africa team have achieved new heights and have been recognised on an international level by being awarded the 2017 EMEA Office of the year award by Garmin International. “We are extremely honoured, and this is proof of the tremendous commitment and dedication from each associate within our office to the brand, and to provide exceptional service to all our Partners” says Jennifer van Niekerk, Garmin Southern Africa Managing Director. Garmin offers a diverse range of produ...


EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale: Navigating their way to #beatyesterday
17 Jul 2018

When a team is vying to win the general classification, every day, every minute and every inch of road matters. EF Education First - Drapac p/b Cannondale rely on a wealth of skills, experiences and knowledge to eke out every advantage en route to Paris. Road captain Simon Clarke explains how he uses the Garmin Edge 1030 in support of this goal. “I started using Garmin when I came to this team. The GPX tracks feature has proven super advantageous for knowing when climbs are starting or how far, exactly how far, from the top of the clim...


Train for a 5K with Garmin Coach – free adaptive training plans from Garmin®
11 Jul 2018

Coach: Jeff Galloway Schaffhausen, Switzerland/July 10, 2018 – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Garmin Coach, free training plans to help beginner to intermediate runners reach their 5K goal while adapting to suit their performance. Through Garmin Connect™, users can choose from three race goals before selecting one of three running coaches – Jeff Galloway, Greg McMillan and Amy Parkerson-Mitchell – to guide and motivate them. From there, step-by-step workouts can easily be synced t...


Helping Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka to #BeatYesterday with aero efficiency
5 Jul 2018

With the team time trial (TTT) taking place on Monday in Cholet, focus for the teams and their riders will not only be on their power meter numbers, but also on ensuring they are as efficient with that power and as aerodynamic as possible. In the lead up to the race, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka participated in several test sessions using Garmin’s innovative TAS system to help them in their efforts to evaluate their aero performance as a group. “With the margins nowadays so slim, the real next frontier is in figuring out how to m...


Advanced Sleep Monitoring in Garmin Connect
28 Jun 2018

Sleep is important. Most adults should try to get 7-9 hours of sleep a night. It can improve your health, your mood and your overall well-being. The new advanced sleep monitoring in Garmin Connect will give you a better idea of how much sleep you’re getting, and how long you spend in light, deep and REM sleep. You may have noticed that you’ve been getting less “deep sleep” than you were before this update. That’s totally normal, and thanks to our new measurements, it’s a lot more accurate. The Stages In a normal night of s...


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