4 New Fitness Watches from CES 2018

Like scenes out of the movies Back to the Future, Minority Report or A.I Artificial Intellegence CES 2018 didn’t dissapoint.   This was Virtual Run Challenge’s second year attending the event in Las Vegas, with innovation always at the forefront of the event it was an amazing experience and a perfect place to check out some of the newest fitness watches.

With fitness watches becoming more and more popular, we thought we would let you in on some new options that will take your virtual races to the next level and are coming to market soon in 2018.

Casio ProTrek Smart

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  • Energy-Efficient GPS
  • Color Map Function
  • Offline Map Viewing
  • Location Memory
  • Camera Connect & Control (Optional G’z Eye)


  • Trekking
  • Snow (Winter Sports)
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Paddling

For more information on this fitness watch check out the full information at Casio’s website https://wsd.casio.com/us/en/

Also you can check out full 3rd party review at TechRadar’s website http://www.techradar.com/reviews/casio-wsd-f20

Release Date: April 21, 2018


This watch has everything you’d expect a Garmin fitness watch to have and more.  What’s new with the Garmin 645 is that Garmin has now integrated the option for it’s user to listen to music directly from the watch.  User’s can now upload up to 500 songs as well as stream iheart radio directly from the device.

Not to mention this watch includes GPS, Heart Rate Monitor, and other fitness tracking features that Garmin is known for.


  • Garmin Pay
  • Connect IQ
  • Music Storage (Up to 500 Songs)
  • Stream iheart radio (U.S. Only)
  • Heart Monitor
  • 5 Day Battery Life

For a more in depth review check out the review at TechRadar/Garmin-645-Music


Details on this fitness watch were very sparse and most of the options will be set to “coming soon” but what we were able to find out is that this very lightweight watch still packs a punch for the lower cost price tag.  Although it doesn’t come with GPS this fitness watch is definitely geared towards increasing your fitness workouts.

  • Lightweight
  • Affordable Price Point
  • Swim Ready
  • Sleep Quality Staticis
  • Intensity Based – Guided Workouts
  • VO2 Max Estimator
  • Adaptive Workouts (Key Feature) (Supplements missed workouts into upcoming workouts)

Release Date: Early Spring

For more information check out a more in detailed review at TechRadar/suunoto-3-fitness

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Ok this fitness watch might not be for the adults but we still thought it was worth metioning for when your little ones want to join you for a virtual run or even just a jog around the block.

With styles like Disney, Star Wars, and the Avengers Garmin has a VivoFit 2 Jr. to match any kids adventure!

  • Swim Friendly
  • Customizable Color Screen
  • Chore Management & Schedule Alerts (Syncable with App)
  • Parental Personal Assistant (Track Child’s Activity)
  • Step Tracker

For more information check out the VivoFit 2 Jr at Garmin.com/VivoFit-Jr-2