Garmin Vivoactive Hr

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  • Great for athletes
  • Continuous heart rate monitor
  • Waterproof up to 50 meters deep
  • Long battery life (up to 7 days)
  • Good value for the price


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Garmin Vivoactive HR Review
ConclusionsThe Vivoactive HR has a lot going for it. It's waterproof, equipped with GPS that works instantly, tracks many activities, and can even tell you the weather. For a runner, it's got pretty much everything you need
Timothy Torres
2 months ago
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Running watches for the recreational runner - are they needed?
Sure! I use a Garmin vivoactive 3 and I've been really happy with it.
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Awesome, with right expectations
I did not order these from Amazon. My wife and I each got a Vivoactive HR, we ordered directly from Garmin. We have now had them for a week and I will update this review if need be. I use mine to track steps, biking and snowboarding next season. The built in altimeter was a big selling point. I have...
Karry L Blake
6 years ago
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I have been using a Garmin Vivoactive 3 for several years and was quite happy with it, but thought for my birthday I would wish for a TicWatch Pro 3 GPS as I wanted to try out Google wear with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor. I also considered the Samsung Galaxy Watch3, but in the end, I decided to support the underdog Mobvoi as the reviews were good and it was less cluttered with Samsung apps.
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Best activity tracker on the market - Updated 6/28/16
I've been using it for almost 2 weeks now, I got lucky and got one really early. So far, I love it. Between weight training, elliptical running, biking (outdoor with ant+ sensors connected) and a huge amount of yard work, I am extremely impressed. Unlike previous wrist based trackers I've had, this ...
6 years ago
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what fitness tracker do you use (if any)
Garmin vivoactive 3. I like it a lot!
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Garmin's Vivoactive HR is for anyone who enjoys the outdoors
And while it is fully capable of tracking, running, cycling, and swimming I Wouldn't recommend it for dedicated runners and triathletes because it is missing some more advanced features. But for the casual Walker Runner hiker, golfer, swimmer, biker, or just about anyone else, the vivoactive HR is a solid Buy For more information and recommendations on other Watchers to consider, check out my full review over at
2 months ago
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My girlfriend got me a Garmin vivoactive 3 watch for my birthday a year ago. This watch got me into running and has taken my fitness to a new level. It is a good watch.
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Great watch , I love it
After purchasing a couple of heart rate monitor watches and being faulty I decided to up grade to a Garmin and a lil more expensive . It came pretty fast and sealed up with a watch screen protector , and usb charger NEW. It also had a nice white strap in too along with the black one it's already got...
Tracey Mahoney
4 years ago
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Upgrading from Fitbit to Garmin
I had the Vivoactive HR, went to Vivoactive 3, and plan on getting a Vivoactive 4 soon, after trying the WHOOP. I have a smart index scale I sync with Garmin Connect, and have all of my stats in one app.
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Supported Host Device OS

iOS, Android


Missed calls, calendar, SMS, Email, social apps

Tracking Data

Distance, time, speed, calories burned, activity, sleep activity, heart rate, steps taken, floors climbed, pace, swim stroke rate, golf shot distance

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