CrossFit Timer Clocks Review 2018

updated August 3, 2018

The CrossFit style timed workout has become hugely popular over recent years. The problem for many has been how to time their workout without having to fiddle with the stopwatch function on their phone half way through their workout. A relatively recent fitness innovation has been the CrossFit timer clock. This large, bright, full function timer unit will allow you to monitor your workout time from anywhere in the gym.

In this article, we review the Top 10 CrossFit timer clocks on the 2018 market.

A Quick Glimpse at the Top 10

To make is easy for you to compare the Top 10 Crossfit timer clocks on the market, we’ve rated each one on the basis of price and durability. We’ve then given an overall rating out of 5. In the following section, we provide detailed reviews of each clock.

The Top 10 CrossFit Timer Clicks In Depth

Countdown Timer Review

The Marathon TI030017BK Countdown Timer counts upto 100 hours in up as well as down counting. It comes with a battery and due to its volume adjustability and flashing light features it is also good for people with limited visual or hearing capability. It has LED Visual indicators with contrasting color which makes it easy to read the digits. It also has a magnetic back, so can be sticked to a metal stick or stand.  

The Marathon Countdown timer is capable of recording 2 activities simultaneously. This is ideal for all type of sports and activities.

PROS

  • Volume adjustable (High, Medium, Mute)
  • Contrasting color LED for easy visibility
  • Top Class Manufacturing
  • Magnetic Back

CONS

  • LED flashes out every 2 second, which could be annoying sometime.
Flex Timer

The Flex Timer is a completely independent CrossFit and gym timer that you control completely from your Smart Phone. It allows you to instantly and easily connect to your LED fitness training clock. You can choose between five popular interfaces including Interval and Tabata. You can also set the timer to either count up or count down.

The Flex Timer features large, clear LED display that is visible from anywhere in the gym. The portability and easy set-up of this unit makes it ideal to take with you to the gym or to set up in your own garage gym. With this device you can fully plan your workout in advance, or save it for later analysis. It provides you with a 100 foot range, so you will never be tethered to the clock. You can even control the timer around corners and through walls.

PROS

  • Controlled from Smartphone
  • Five interfaces
  • 100 foot range

CONS

  • Multiple users can access it
crossfit timer clock review

The EU Display timer is perfect for use during your Crossfit session, P-90X or Insanity workout. It’s also ideally suited to track your time during a boxing or wrestling match. You can even use it to time debate or chess match. This circuit trainer timer allows you to count both up and down. It features four red and two green digits and the remote works within 30-foot range.

PROS

  • Up and down timer
  • 30 foot range

CONS

  • Heart rate feature unreliable
Stopwatch For Home Gym

The EU Display timer is perfect for use during your Crossfit session, P-90X or Insanity workout. It’s also ideally suited to track your time during a boxing or wrestling match. You can even use it to time debate or chess match. This circuit trainer timer allows you to count both up and down. It features four red and two green digits and the remote works within 30-foot range.

PROS

  • Up and down timer
  • 30 foot range

CONS

  • Heart rate feature unreliable
CrossFit Timer

The BTB Sign CrossFit Trainer is a very functional, easy to use clock that acts as a great workout motivator. A ten second countdown to your workout culminates in a powerful beep. However, it is up to you if you choose to use it. This timer is accurate to within one minute per year.

Unfortunately the included remote with this WOD timer is not very durable and breaks easily.

PROS

  • 10 second training countdown
  • Accurate to one minute per year

CONS

  • Unreliable remote
5 Inch Display Timer

The Azoou training timer features one of the clearest, most easy to read LED displays of any similar device on the market. You’ll be able to easily see the available time remaining, even at a glance, no matter how brightly lit the room is. This digital workout clock comes with a very intuitive remote control unit. However, the batteries for the remote are sold separately.

The Azoou training timer is quite expensive in comparison to similar models.

PROS

  • Easy to read display
  • Great remote control

CONS

  • Expensive
Smart Flex Timer

The Flex Timer gym edition is a beefed up version of the home editio of the Flex Timer. The four inch blue and red digits are visible from hundreds of feet away and the 95 decibel buzzer is very loud. This means that you will never be tethered to the clock. On this timer you can record an unlimited number of custom workouts spanning six different timer modes: Standard, Round, Interval, Tabata, EMOM and Laps.

The advanced options on this gym edition CrossFit interval timer include configurable prelude times, round warnings, and a 3 second segue between rounds. You can also link multiple timers together for commercial gym use.

PROS

  • Multiple linking ability
  • 95 db buzzer 
  • Custom workouts recordable

CONS

  • A third more expensive than the home version
Fitness Wall Timer

The Ledgital Fitness Tabata Wall Timer comes with all the mounting hardware you need to secure it to the wall or ceiling. The sounds on this device can be disabled if you want silent operation. Otherwise, a buzzer lets you know when an exercise is over.

You get multiple pre-set interval options on this CrossFit gym timer. However, the instruction manual that comes with the timer clock is quite unclear, making it a little tricky to initially set the timer up.

PROS

  • Multiple pre-set interval options
  • Clear buzzer

CONS

  • Unclear instruction manual
EU Programmable Interval Countdown

The EU Countdown digital interval countdown timer provides you with a very clear and easy to read digit display. Two digits display in blue with the other four red. The aluminum housing of the unit is quite robust and compact, with dimensions of 26 inches x 6.3 inches x 1.6 inches.

The clock mode of the EU timer can be set to either 12-hour or 24-hour. There are ten levels of adjustable brightness, which are adjustable by IR remote control. This circuit training clock also supports ten personal custom training times.

PROS

  • Compact, robust housing
  • 10 levels of adjustable brightness
  • 10 personal custom training times

CONS

  • Remote may be unreliable
Crossfit Clock Timer

The HongHao CrossFit WOD Timer is a very sturdy, functional gym timer that you can pick up for a very sharp price point. The unit comes inside of a high quality aluminum alloy housing. The four inch digits come in blue and red. You can set either a 12 hour or 24 hour clock format, and can set up to 20 groups of training and rest. You can also set up to 10 preset workouts.

PROS

  • Sturdy housing
  • 10 pre-set workouts

CONS

  • Unreliable remote control unit

Conclusion

The best Crossfit Timer Workout Clock of 2018 is the Flex Timer, Home Edition with its 100 foot range, five interfaces and Smartphone control . We also loved the EU 1.5 inch display timer, which provides a 30 foot range to work within.

Our third favorite Crossfit Timer Interval Clock is the EU 1.5 Inch Display Timer, with its up and down timer and 30 foot range.


CrossFit Timer Clocks Review 2018
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