Garmin Forerunner 310XT Review & Guide

Garmin Forerunner 310XT Review

This fitness is getting us crazy like a monkey. For this word “fitness” we have to keep a distance from our beloved habits like eating anything with our friends or family, our boyfriend/girlfriend can’t surprise us with lots of chocolates or pizza. But what we love, we can sacrifice anything to have that. Like that, fitness is something really important for anyone at any age. We have the knowledge of the correct amount things we need to keep fit, our bodies, but can’t maintain that as we can’t observe the daily workouts in a correct amount at the right time. To solve all our queries and problems, a fitness watch has been created which is Garmin Forerunner 310XT.

Garmin Forerunner 310XT

Garmin Forerunner 310XT Review : Multisport GPS Watch

Forerunner 310XT (Watch Only) Version

Forerunner 310XT (Watch Only) Version

Forerunner 310XT

Forerunner 310XT

USB ANT Stick™

Premium heart rate monitor

AC charger


Charging clip

AC charger


Charging clip


Why to Choose Garmin Forerunner 310XT | The Ultimate Guide

Garmin Forerunner 310XT is the next logical evolution version of the Garmin Forerunner 305. It has the many possible and promised features which triathletes are looking for. The most attractive feature of this Garmin Forerunner 310XT is:

  • It has the 20 hours to go battery which is 10 times more than the previous.
  • Waterproof Garmin to go with swimming.
  • Has the integrated cycling power devices so that it can gather wattage.

As I have used the previous models of their brand, Garmin has sent the trial unit about 30 days and I have used that. With this Garmin Forerunner 310XT I have swum, ran in Ironman marathon and cycled too with this 310XT. Every time I have tried to cover every conceivable function and features along with gazillion pictures recorded data and also tried to give all the comprehensive reviews possible.

Garmin forerunner 310xt overview

Forerunner 310XT Features

  • This is a waterproof Garmin Forerunner 310XT for the depth of about 50 meters, which allows you to wear it in the pool or in a lake while swimming
  • It can track bike and also run the data to send you wirelessly to your computer.
  • With this Garmin Forerunner 310XT you will be able to track your position, distance, pace, heart rate, and the accessories to measure the power data and much more.
  • It can give you the backup of about 20 hours of battery life.
  • Gives you the warranty of limited 1 year.

Unbox the Garmin Forerunner 310XT

Garmin FR 310XT in The Box

When you will get the box and if you take all the parts you will have the all the parts packed in a plastic baggie. Then you will notice many different types of plug attachments which are placed in the lower right-hand corner and this will make you all the wall charger to the overseas. Let’s now talk about all the stuff and focus on the thing that matters.

Garmin Forerunner 310XT in the box

There are four major items, where orange one is the watch itself, the one with the strap look object is the heart-rate strap, next is the wall charger is of two pieces- one is the USB cable and the other is of charger unit. The benefit you will find with this is that you will be able to charge the with the USB port onto your computer. The last thing you will find is the little stick at the bottom. With this USB stick which is of ANT+ wireless device which you can plug into your computer to sync data back and forth. If you want to charge the device, then you can simply use the charging cable above and then clip you can clip on to the back of the 310XT. And the new heart rate strap can split into two pieces like the previous one the and just the difference is that instead of rubber it’s made up of comfortable fabric design.


Garmin 310XT charging mode

Garmin Forerunner 310XT charging mode

This Garmin Forerunner 310XT is a Multisport GPS for land and water. It can enable training device which is not afraid of the water. This Garmin 310XT is also known as the triathlete’s indispensable training tool and the GPS can enable trainer that is water-resistant to 164 ft. The Forerunner 310XT tracks the data in multiple sports modes and then it sends those data wirelessly onto my computer. The battery capacity of this Garmin Forerunner 310XT review is up to 20 hours. Along with all this can also track the distance, pace, heart rate onto the land and from the wrist it can go biking just in a second.


FR 310XT Tracks while you swim

Garmin fr 310XT

With this Garmin Forerunner 310XT will times while I swim in the pool or lake. At first, it was not able to track the distance when I swim like it does on the land, but big thanks to the new updated software. Now it can accurately estimate open water swim distance and the average speeds. After enabling the swim mode and pressing on to the start button, then it automatically keeps processing in a combine of time and the GPS data. This is done so that compute can estimate the distance and the average speed while you are swimming.


Garmin 310XT on The Bike

Garmin 310XT on The Bike

The transition is easy to take as you can jump out of the bike and then onto the bike, the Garmin Forerunner 310 XT can easily make a move from the wrist to the bike. All this is done with the optional quick release and the bike mounts which makes the transition effortless between the sports. Multisport activities are done in one workout as the Garmin 310 XT categorized like that. It can also make the log of the transition times in the process and analyze your whole performance from start to finish.


Work out Data

Garmin 310XT in working

All the data and records of the distance, heart rate, pace, power, data and much more are being tracked precisely with GPS satellite by this Forerunner 310XT. This Garmin Forerunner 310XT is the high-sensitivity GPS which has the HotFix satellite prediction that means it can acquire the satellite quickly. It has that capability that it can track your movement even if you are near any tall buildings or under any covered tree. By using its innovative ANT+ wireless technology, Garmin forerunner 310XT can connect seamlessly with the optional heart rate monitor, cadence sensor and the foot pod. Whenever the Garmin 310XT is paired with the optional wireless heart rate monitor, it will track your heart rate beats continuously per minute. The data about the uses heart rate data in advance to compute the calorie. You can train in a certain heart rate zone so that you can improve your fitness and can monitor your level of exertion.


Health monitor

Garmin 310XT Triathlon Bundle

As an extra facilities, you can monitor tracks your weight, body water, body fat and many other six measurements by using this Garmin 301XT. For the measurement, it has the Tanita BC-1000 body composition scale. All the readings can be stored on the Garmin Forerunner 310XT and it will then be sent on to the Garmin connect automatically.

Final Verdict

Everything is able to give about Garmin Forerunner 310XT review in a small article, all you need is to order them from and have to use the Garmin Forerunner 310XT review to have the practical example of the all the points which has been mentioned above. Only then you will believe it and go to love it as your trainer. Just need to log the miles, the rest would be done on its own with its unique and innovative ANT+ wireless technology. It will transfer all your data to your computer whenever Forerunner 310XT is in range. Hope you will have this Garmin Forerunner 310XT and you will give you valuable feedback on Garmin Forerunner 310XT review.

Mark Fleming

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