It’s no wonder so many people are taking up running these days. It can be a huge sanity saver, and frankly it doesn’t hurt the waistline either, especially during holiday cookie season. But staying motivated can be a challenge, even for the most committed runners and fitness lovers. So here’s a gift that can do just that: the TomTom Runner Cardio.
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Whether you’re gift shopping for an experienced athlete or just know someone (maybe you?) who wants to start running for the first time, the TomTom Runner Cardio can help you track your progress right on your wrist.
Not only does it have a built-in GPS receiver to give you real-time information like distance, time, pace, speed, and calories burned while you’re running, it’s also got a built-in heart rate monitor. That means no separate chest strap to hassle with. Just strap the TomTom Runner Cardio on your wrist and go.
For a little more help, wearers can pick a specific training zone from easy to sprint ,with the TomTom Runner Cardio alerting you as to whether you need to slow down or speed up based on your goals. And along with full-screen graphics that make it easier to see your stats during and after your run, you can sync the your watch with popular fitness apps and websites to help track your progress.
Since you can’t really wrap up the gift of fitness motivation, the TomTom Runner Cardio might just be the next best thing.
Get more info about the the TomTom Runner Cardio from the TomTom site, and be sure to share progress with friends and family over social media by joining in on the motivating #GiveAGoal campaign.
EXTRA COOL: WIN IT! Win a $300 prize pack full of awesome goodies to help you live a little healthier this holiday season and beyond, including a TomTom Cardio watch. Just leave a comment below telling us your favorite TomTom Runner Cardio color combo (head over the site to check them all out) AND tell us one thing that always seems to get in the way of your fitness goals. Leave your comment by Wednesday 12/10/14, 11:59pm EST. We’ll pick one lucky winner at random. Good luck!