//Garmin’s new chest strap actually works with sports bras

Garmin’s new chest strap actually works with sports bras

The HRM-Fit clips onto the bottom of your sports bra. | Image: Garmin

While Garmin is known for its big, bulky fitness watches, it’s taking a different tack for CES 2024. The theme of this year’s announcements is prioritizing comfort and wearability with a chest strap that finally works with sports bras, and the Lily 2, a revamp of its smallest smartwatch.

The $149.99 HRM-Fit addresses a real problem with chest straps. If you need to wear a sports bra, regular chest straps can be uncomfortably tight since you have to slot the entire thing under your sports bra band, especially if you need more support. And while everyone’s body is different, underboob sweat is a menace that can make removing standard chest straps unpleasant.

Instead, the HRM-Fit has a clip-on design that snaps onto the bottom band and is…

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