The Forerunner 255 is the successor to the Forerunner 245. This running watch has a built-in triathlon function. A very suitable watch for triathletes! We give in this review whether the FR255
- Triathlon function and more than 30 activity profiles
- Battery life up to 26 hours in GPS mode
- Light and slim design
- Suitable for duathlon, brick workouts and swim sessions
- More running data in combination with Running Dynamics Pod and HRM-Pro monitor
About the Garmin Forerunner 255 (music)
The Garmin Forerunner 255 (music) is the successor to the Forerunner 245. With this sports watch you have access to even more useful functions. In addition to the music or standard version, you can now also choose the size of the housing (41 mm or 46 mm). Where this series is actually mainly known as a running watch, more and more functions are being added, slowly changing the watch into a multi-sport watch. You will also find preloaded workouts on the watch for sports such as strength training, HIIT, yoga, pilates and cardio.
Buy Garmin Forerunner 255 (music): Lowest prices and best offers
The Garmin Forerunner 255 is available with a screen size of 41 mm or a screen size of 46 mm. There is a music model that you can connect to headphones via bluetooth or a standard model. Different colors have been released such as blue, dark gray, pink, light gray, white and black. It depends on the model you want to buy which colors you can choose from.
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Garmin Forerunner 255, Smartwatch, Basic Slate Gray
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Garmin Forerunner 255 Sports Watch, GPS, EU/PAC, Slate Grey
Forerunner 255 music
You can connect the Forerunner 255 music to your headphones via Bluetooth. This way you can listen to music, podcasts or audio books while exercising. Ideal for a long run. You can choose from the colors white or black and from the two different screen sizes.
The Forerunner 255 for triathletes: review
Although the Forerunner 255, like the Forerunner 245, is mainly known as a running watch, it now has even more functions for triathletes. You can now opt for the built-in triathlon function or use the training profiles for duathlon, brick workouts and swimming sessions. You can also – unlike its predecessor – opt for an open water swimming profile.
Useful (training) functions on the 255
When you purchase the Forerunner 255 you can use the many useful functions. You can use these features to get as fit as possible and break PRs.
- Daily recommended workouts
- Remaining recovery time after a workout
- PACEPRO function (planning race strategy over a certain distance)
- Training status
- Performance condition
- Workout effect
- Race Forecast (5K, 10K, Marathon)
Frequently asked questions about this sports watch
Below you will find the answers to a number of frequently asked questions about the Forerunner 255. Do you have any questions about this sports watch? Then contact us!
What smart features does the Forerunner 255 have?
This sports watch is also a smart watch. For example, you can pay contactless with Garmin Pay, receive smartphone notifications on your watch, use safety and tracking functions and a live track function and connect to the Garmin Connect app.
What about the heart rate monitoring on the Forerunner 255?
Your heart rate is measured day and night via heart rate measurement on the wrist. In the Forerunner 255 you will find the latest generation heart rate sensor from Garmin. You can also connect the sports watch to a heart rate belt. Your heart rate is also measured while swimming.
Can you use this sports watch as a multisport watch?
Although this series has always been known as the series for runners, multi-athletes can now also get started with this watch. For example, there are different activity profiles for multi-athletes (triathlon, duathlon, brick workouts). Do you want to use a different multisport profile? Then you can create a custom profile yourself.