I Will Upgrade To A Garmin Vivoactive 3, From the Vivoactive HR, When It Starts Shipping.

by Anura Guruge


The better heart-rate & ‘fitness’ monitoring is ideal for my needs.


Click to access Garmin’s product page for this NEW Activity Tracker.


The new features that appeal to my needs.

Click to ENLARGE. Culled from Garmin.


Click to access. The best review I have found — so far.



As I pointed out in this post from just 2-days ago, the Garmin Vivoactive HR, which I bought on June 14, 2017, has CHANGED MY LIFE — for the better. I have not taken it off my wrist, from day 1, and I never thought I could go through life wearing anything on my wrist. I use it all the time and even keep my 10″ Android tablet close to my desk to make sure I have a connection!

Though it has NOT helped me lose any weight it sure has made me exercise MORE. I run further (33%), wearing more weights (83%) and do it FASTER. The later is the most amazing thing. Having ‘pace’ staring at you, as you run, just forces you to stretch your stride.

I check my heartrate …

The Vivoactive 3 has a BETTER (i.e., near constant monitoring) heartrate monitor. I would have upgraded just for that. But, it gets better. It has ‘fitness monitoring’ feature as well as one for ‘stress level’.

Plus it looks SLIGHTLY nicer than the Vivoactive HR. Wearing the Vivoactive HR is a bit strange for somebody who wore a diamond-studded Rolex for 26-years and has a collection of fancy looking watches.

I got the Vivoactive HR basically for FREE — using Best Buy reward points I earned when he bought (the accursed) Samsung Refrigerator. I will ‘trade it’ in for the Vivoactive 3. (But that is another post. {Smile})

I will keep you posted. Oh, I will get the black with the gunmetal bezel.


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by Anura Guruge

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