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Garmin launches Running Clinics across India


New Delhi, July 27, 2018: Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd., the market leader in satellite navigation and GPS products, has launched communities of amateur runners, athletes who seek professional guidance and know-how to run in marathons. It calls these, ‘Running Clinics’.

This launch has been across the three Indian metro cities, Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai. Well-=known names like Ankita Gaur1, Dr. Kaustubh RadkarKeyur, Gaurav Arora, & Deepak Oberoi, Through their invaluable experience and expertise will nurture, support and guide the community members of the ‘Running Clinics’. ‘Clinics’ implies a community of aspirants, who wish to enhance their skills on something specific like running marathons etc.

The coaches will specifically deepen the understanding on the following areas:-

  • How GPS helps measure effective run & elevation.
  • How VO2 Max & Lactic Threshold can be improved with Interval training.
  • Importance of heart-rate during the run.
  • Role of Fitness Age, Training Load, Recovery Advisor etc.
  • Choose a training plan & diet plan.
  • Run-walk method for better results in the upcoming Marathons.

With proper training programs for members as the focus, Garmin Running Clinics will also offer opportunities to engage and share in fun activities once the communities are settled.

Commenting on the launch of this novel concept of Running Clinics, Mr Ali Rizvi, National Sales Manager, Garmin India said, “Garmin focuses on innovation, convenience, performance, value and service, for our customers.  Running Clinics is a one of its kind concept that will train the contestants for runs. It will also keep these people connected to each other and add excitement to their lives.”

About Garmin:

Garmin Ltd. was founded in 1989 by Gary Burrell and Min Kao. The US-based company is the leading worldwide provider of portable navigation devices for automobiles, motorcycles, and trucks. Garmin’s user-friendly navigation and action camera solutions have innovative features that provide time and fuel-saving benefits to meet the demands of everyday driving and outdoor living. For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation, advancements with camera solutions, wireless devices, and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. The company began public trading on NASDAQ from 8th December 2000.