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Item #: 332965287

If you can’t run without the perfect playlist, you won’t be able to run without Forerunner 245 Music. Sync your carefully crafted playlists from select music streaming services¹ — such as Deezer and Spotify — to your watch for ad-free listening. You can even store up to 500 songs right on your watch. It’s easy to transfer music from your computer and then queue up your favorite playlist for easy listening through headphones enabled with BLUETOOTH® technology. Forerunner 245 Music offers personalized training and recovery insight for smarter training decisions, helping you prepare for your next race. It keeps tabs on your VO2 max and understands how heat and altitude impact your performance. And the higher your VO2 max, the higher you can expect to perform, which is exactly what is shown by the performance condition metric. Training status evaluates your recent exercise history and performance indicators to let you know if you’re training productively, peaking or overreaching. See how your workouts influence the development of endurance, speed and power with aerobic and anaerobic training effect feedback. Recovery time helps you maximize the benefit of your efforts by predicting when you will be ready for your next tough challenge. You can even view your overall training load, which measures your exercise volume from the last 7 days and compares it to the optimal range for your fitness and recent training history. More Ways to Work Out Running is what you do, so train smarter with the tools available from our Garmin Connect online fitness community. What about when you want to switch it up? Forerunner 245 Music also has activity profiles for cycling, pool swimming, indoor rowing and even for using the elliptical or stair-stepper. Analyze Your Running Form The Forerunner 245 Music GPS smartwatch also has the tools you need to improve your running form. The watch measures crucial running metrics² such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance, vertical oscillation and vertical ratio. These measurements are the key to understanding your form, so you can bring your best on every run and at every race. Your Forerunner 245 Music can start tracking these metrics with the addition of a compatible heart rate strap or the compact Running Dynamics Pod, which clips right onto your waistband. More Ways to Customize Check out our Connect IQ Store, where you can add personality to Forerunner 245 Music by downloading apps, widgets, watch faces and more. New apps are added every day, so you can keep tabs on when your Uber will arrive, turn on your lights at home with the SmartThings app, and even use the AccuWeather MinuteCast app to find out when the rain will start. Stay Connected on the Run Forerunner 245 Music makes it easy to run without leaving important smart features behind. Once paired with your compatible smartphone, you’ll be able to receive text messages and see social media updates, emails and more right on your wrist. And new safety and tracking features make it easy to share your location with chosen contacts in case you need assistance — manually, or automatically with built-in incident detection³, if needed.

Features

  • Sync with music streaming services, such as Spotify®, to easily store and play your favorite songs right from your watch
  • Evaluates your current training status to indicate if you’re undertraining or overdoing it; offers additional performance monitoring features
  • Get free adaptive training plans from Garmin Coach, or create your own custom workouts on our Garmin Connect™ online fitness community
  • Provides advanced running dynamics², including ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more
  • Safety and tracking features³, such as built-in incident detection, make it easy to share your location
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; up to 6 hours in GPS mode with music

Specifications

  • Weight: 38.5 g
  • Dimensions: 42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 (mm)
  • Lens Material: Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • Bezel Material: Fiber-reinforced Polymer
  • Strap material: Silicone
  • Display size: 1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter
  • Display type: Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
  • Battery life: Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days, GPS mode with music: Up to 6 hours, GPS mode without music: Up to 24 hours
  • Water rating: Swim, 5 ATM
  • Memory/History: 200 hours of activity data
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
  • Music Storage: up to 500 songs

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