This easy-to-use GPS smartwatch is designed for people of all skill levels to track their stats and chase their fitness goals.
- Track your time, distance, pace and speed during your run or walk with built-in GPS.
- Monitor your overall health and wellness with wrist-based heart rate1 and more.
- Take guesswork out of training. This smartwatch suggests runs tailored to you.
- High-end running features help you meet your potential. Minus the high-end price tag.
- Track more than just running with an array of built-in activity profiles.
- Get up to 2 weeks of battery life. Because less charging is always a good thing.
GPS, wrist-based heart rate and long last battery
Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals. 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. 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.
Garmin Coach and training quidance
Garmin Coach 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™ app(2). 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, PacePro technology 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. Select a distance for your run, and you’ll be able to see a data screen that shows your estimated finish time.
Recovery advisor and race predictor
Switch up your workout routine with activity profiles for track or virtual running, pool swimming, Pilates, HIIT and even breathwork. 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. The Race Predictor 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.
Body battery, Fitness and stress tracking
Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest. While you’re out and about, Forerunner 55 tracks steps, intensity minutes and more(1). Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day. Relax reminders will even prompt you to do a short breathing activity. See when during the day you earned intensity minutes from moderate and vigorous physical activity.
More health stats recording
Fitness age uses chronological age, resting heart rate and other factors to estimate if your body is younger or older than you are. Respiration tracking shows you how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork activities. Use the Garmin Connect app(2) to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more.
Smart notifications and safety features
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your smartwatch when paired with your compatible smartphone. If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features(3) can send a message with your location to emergency contacts.
IQ store and music Control
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps from the Connect IQ Store app (2). Easily control the music playing on your paired smartphone, so you can skip songs without missing a beat. 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.
In the box:
- Forerunner 55 Whitestone
- Charging/data cable
2 Requires app on your compatible smartphone