Why (Not) Get the Polar Grit X?

The Grit X is the newest – for later reference: released April/May 2020 – outdoor-oriented, multisport watch from Polar. It is quite interesting that Polar expands into the…

Suunto 7 Update, from June 30, 2020

The Suunto 7 is getting an updated firmware, rolling out starting June 30, 2020.

Polar Grit X Update: FW 1.2.5

July 1, 2020, first firmware update for the Polar Grit X

Two GPS Watches, One Route, Different GPS Tracks

People often wonder why their GPS watches aren’t recording accurate tracks. They show single examples as proof that everything is good or nothing works right. Here is an…

Oura Ring Tracking: Compared to Polar Vantage V, Garmin Forerunner 945, Fitbit Charge 3

The Oura Ring has – unexpectedly – become a favorite health and activity tracking device of mine – see here. In this post, I just want to have…

Interval Training Data from Polar Grit X vs. Vantage V

After an easy first run, just to get started, and a first look at Hill Splitter‘s working, now for some high-intensity intervals.

Sports & Life + Sleep & Health Tracking, Combined: Suunto 7 + Oura Ring

Between viral health concerns that give consistent health tracking greater appeal and the allure of WearOS for smart, active living, I found myself the perhaps smartest combination of…

Polar Grit X: A Closer Look at Run Data with Hill Splitter

For the Polar Grit X as outdoor-focused watch, one of the major (new) features is the Hill Splitter function, meant to track and help analyze uphill and downhill…

Polar Grit X vs. Vantage V: Let’s Head for the Hills

The Polar Grit X is made for the outdoors, especially for the mountains. After a look at a quick first run on the flats, then, I also went…

First Polar Grit X vs. Vantage V Comparison Results

Polar coming out with a new outdoors watch meant that I wanted to try that out – and here I’m starting with results, comparing between Polar Grit X…