Garmin Forerunner 310XT is here to get you fit

Touting your app heavy mobile as your personal fitness instructor is all the rage these days, as we showed recently in the vidcast.But if you

But if you're really serious about getting your own tech buddy to help you shed the pounds and get in shape for summer, then you'll need the new Garmin Forerunner 310XT.

Billed as a triathlon ready watch, it packs in a "Virtual Partner" who'll gee you up whether you're on a run, swimming or have it attached to your bike.

Obviously GPS is present, with a big display for seeing how far you've run, where you're going and what your pace is. You can even set vibrating alerts so you'll know when you've passed milestones on your workout.

If you're really into all this fitness malarkey, then you can also nab a specially designed heart rate monitor to check your not about to keel over.

The Forerunner 310XT will cost £299, £329 with the monitor.