We have all faced unique challenges in recent years due to stress, psychological pressure, and a lack of social interaction. But even when dealing with social media, there has been a growing awareness for years of consciously withdrawing from the digital world from time to time, living in the moment, and listening to your own body's needs. In short: deceleration has become increasingly important in recent years.
This change in awareness is confirmed by the figures from a current Garmin Connect study. Pilates training worldwide recorded a proud 108.30% increase in 2021. Breathing exercises (83% growth) and yoga training (46% growth) guided by Garmin smartwatches met users' needs precisely last year.
Garmin wearables offer numerous health and fitness functions to support those who have decided to focus more on their well-being and be more mindful of their bodies. We want to introduce you to a few of these functions and the corresponding product series below.
Good sleep and quiet rest periods are among the most effective health reserves our body has at its disposal. With the extended sleep analysis of the new Garmin Smartwatch models, you can now keep an even better eye on your sleep quality. For this purpose, sleep stages and heart and breathing rates are recorded during the night. The following day, the Sleep Score provides a quantitative and qualitative sleep assessment directly on the watch. Via Garmin Connect, the free app from Garmin, users also receive valuable information and tips on how they can improve their sleep quality in the long term. You can also find more information and helpful advice on sleep in the new sleep guide on BeatYesterday.org.
During the day, the Garmin smartwatches provide a reliable point of reference with the body battery value to assess the energy reserves and to be able to manage your strength better. The following applies: the higher the value, the more efficient and rested the body is. The right balance is crucial for a healthy and mindful lifestyle. This way, your energy reserves can decrease naturally throughout the day. However, the recreational and low values must always reach a similar level over the long term, thus achieving a balanced relationship between activity and relaxation.
According to a recent study by Techniker Krankenkasse, two out of three people often suffer from stress. If you want to find out which situations are particularly demanding of your own body, you should use the stress level measurement of the Garmin watches. It measures the stress level based on heart rate variability and thus raises awareness of breaks and rest periods. The Garmin watches can also actively help to reduce stress. For example, in the breathing technique activity profile, users can choose from various breathing exercises that guide targeted inhalation, breath retention, and exhalation with short vibrations on the wrist. The fluid intake tracker is another helpful feature so that you don't always put your health on the back burner in stressful everyday life. The Garmin online magazine can also find useful tips and tricks for reducing stress in everyday life.
All these functions can also be found in the new Garmin Smartwatch models. Additional functions and styles make the Garmin watches the perfect meditation companion in everyday life, at work, or during sports.
Garmin's Vivomove Sport combines all the functions that help you integrate fitness and mindfulness into your everyday life. As a hybrid smartwatch, it combines the stylish looks of an analog watch with basic smart functions and extensive tools for all-day health monitoring. Other functions such as menstruation and pregnancy tracking help users get a better overview so that fitness and athletic performance can be linked to physical changes over the cycle or pregnancy.
Put your smartphone away and still be available for emergencies? The Venu 2 Plus from Garmin makes it possible. Using a smartphone connected via Bluetooth, users can make phone calls directly via the watch. It is equipped with an integrated microphone and loudspeaker. Likewise, the smartphone's voice assistant - such as Siri, Google Assistant, or Bixby - can be operated with just one push of a button on the watch to send text messages via voice input, use smart functions, or control compatible smart home devices. With the networked functions, Garmin supplements the extensive package of smart fitness and health functions and once again supports users in leading a conscious and healthy life - without always having the smartphone in hand.
Mindfulness also plays a crucial role in sports. Only those who know and respect their limits can grow beyond themselves. The Fenix 7 S is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to reach a new level with demanding and healthy training. More than 60 pre-installed sports and outdoor apps can be easily called up via touch or button functions. Additional features such as the integrated recovery advisor and the stamina function provide information about your own energy reserves during training or competitions and thus not only contribute to optimizing performance but also prevent overloading your own body and thus reduce the risk of injury.
If you are looking for nature and at the same time do not want to miss out on one or the other adventure, you have found the right companion in the Instinct 2S Solar. Equipped with Garmin's range of fitness and health functions, the GPS smartwatch with a robust design is ready for any adventure. And shows particular endurance: Thanks to the integrated solar charging lens, the smartwatch battery lasts up to 51 days. Available for the first time as an S variant, the Garmin Instinct 2S Solar fits perfectly, even on narrower wrists. Trendy colors also make them an absolute eye-catcher.