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Garmin launches Venu 3 smartwatch with 'nap tracking' and range of new fitness and wellness functions

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Garmin has launched its Venu 3 and Venu 3S GPS smartwatches
The new series offers a number of upgraded fitness and wellness tracking capabilities
New features include sleep coach, nap detection and a wheelchair mode
In total, the watch has more than 30 built-in fitness and sports apps

Garmin has launched its Venu 3 and Venu 3S GPS smartwatches, which offer a number of upgraded fitness and wellness tracking capabilities.

The tech giant says that the Venu 3 has been designed to support every health and fitness goal and to help users get a more complete picture of their health.

New features include sleep coach, nap detection and a wheelchair mode.

The sleep coach gives users a sleep score and personalised coaching around how much sleep is recommended, while the nap detection function automatically tracks and logs naps to see how they may benefit the body. The watch can also suggest a time and duration for naps, for optimal benefit.

There are also improvements to the Garmin 'Body Battery' functionality, which monitors energy levels throughout the day to find the best times for activity and rest.

Other new features include rate of perceived exertion – with the watch recording how difficult a workout was and how it felt – and Interval Creation, which allows the user to build interval workouts for running and cycling activities on the watch.

There is also a Workout Benefit and Recovery time option, designed to help the user better understand how each workout affects the body and how much time is needed to recover.

“No matter what your health and fitness journey looks like, Venu 3 is ready to support you every step of the way," says Dan Bartel, Garmin VP of global consumer sales.

"Whether your focus is on meaningful rest and relaxation, getting a good workout in, chasing your next PB at an upcoming race, or anything in between, the exciting new features on the Venu 3 series provide even more personalised data, making it easier to understand your body like never before.”

With more than 30 built-in fitness and sports apps, users can track the ways they move from walking and running to cycling, swimming, activities and even wheelchair activities.

Venu 3 also lets users follow pre-loaded animated workouts for strength, HIIT, Pilates and yoga from the watch.

In addition, users can create their own step-by-step workouts from more than 1,600 exercises in the Garmin Connect app and send them directly to the watch.

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