Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR – Is optical heart rate enough?

Has a year of further firmware development and new hardware in the form of optical heart rate monitoring made the Suunto Spartan into the watch we had always dreamt of, or it all spec sheet and no substance?
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Suunto Spartan Ultra GPS Multi-Sport review – Failure or Fabulous?

I’ll be honest, the Suunto Spartan has been a watch I have been aching to get my hands on. My own regular watch is the Garmin Fenix3, but I always keep an open mind to potentially purchasing a replacement device. The Suunto Spartan is a device which visually, and on paper at least, looked like it might find a permanent place on my wrist – which is why this review has been so hard to write… Continue Reading →

Using Suunto Ambit3 and Stryd

GPS and multisport watches are big business. However most of the devices on the market can record the vast majority of metrics. However what happens when a company develops it’s own metric like Stryd’s power for runners? For most devices, you can get access to the Stryd power data after the run has been uploaded. But after working with Suunto in the development of Stryd, it’s not surprising that Suunto was the firm manufacturer to roll out on update to allow Stryd to natively show power during your running activities. With that in mind, lets take a look at the Ambit 3 Continue Reading →