Powered down, the Timex Global Trainer will go 12 days. I found that I could power up to get a “Where am I”, then power down again to save power. I did this for a week with power to spare.
I used the free version of Training Peaks, the web based recording system for workouts. This was an uncomplicated way to share and store data. Users can enter their data, like age, height and weight and the watch does the rest.
Finally, one click converted my workouts to Google Maps or any other mapping method I chose, which could be appended to Facebook. Viola, I social networked my workout!
What does my social networking play mean to the Search and Rescue industry? This wrist computer accurately captures the user’s route and waypoints and overlays them on a map. It seamlessly answers the question “Where have you been?”. It also accurately answers the question “Where am I now?”.
The Timex Global Trainer has an unexpected bonus; the fitness product can be used for everyday law enforcement and called upon for critical data. This has to be one of the most feature rich wrist computers on the market today. It operates simply and has an uncluttered display that delivers meaningful information. If anyone was searching for the right product, I’ve found it.