Structured Workout Export for Garmin Devices

Garmin Devices

The easiest way to load your Structured Workout to your Garmin device is to use the TrainingPeaks Daily Workout IQ app if you have a Connect IQ compatible device (Edge 520, 820, 1000, Forerunner 735 and 935, Fenix 5 series, and others).

If you have an older Garmin that doesn't support the current Connect IQ version you can manually export the .fit file from TrainingPeaks and copy it to your device.

NOTE: You add these files directly to your device, not through Garmin Connect. 

Garmin Edge 500/10/20, 800/10/20, and 1000; Forerunner 920XT, and Fenix3 (Windows/OSX)

  1. Plug in device via USB
  2. Open Garmin device folder
  3. Open NewFiles
  4. Copy your TrainingPeaks .FIT workouts file(s) into the NewFiles folder. Note: some devices may require you to place the file directly in the "Workouts" folder.
  5. Eject device
  6. You should see your workout under the workout under Training > Workouts> Workout Title.  If you don't see it immediately you may need to restart your device.

Note: If the workout does not load you may need to free memory by removing old workouts. In some cases you can only load one workout file at a time.  Hitting the Lap button will advance the workout to the next step.


910XT/920XT (Windows)

  1. Click the Windows Start menu
  2. Type %appdata% into the Run box
  3. Click OK
  4. Open Garmin folder
  5. Open Devices folder
  6. Open the Unit ID (should be 10 numbers) folder
  7. Open NewFiles
  8. Copy your TrainingPeaks .FIT workouts file(s) into the NewFiles folder.
  9. Make sure ANT Agent or Garmin Express transfers data to the 910XT/920XT (watch transfer screen for progress)
  10. After transfer is complete, you should see your workout underTraining> My Workouts> Workout Sport Type (i.e. Cycling)> Workout Title

Note: The sync may take a few moments to load and update on your device.  Hitting the Lap button will advance the workout to the next step. To view the workout, you will need to navigate to the workout on your watch (it will no longer appear under the New Files folder when connected to a computer).

910XT/920XT (OSX)

  1. Open Finder
  2. Click Go from the Menu bar
  3. Press and hold the Option key on the keyboard
  4. Click Library
  5. Open Applications Support
  6. Open Garmin folder
  7. Open Devices folder
  8. Open the Unit ID (should be 10 numbers) folder
  9. Open NewFiles
  10. Copy your TrainingPeaks .FIT workouts file(s) into the NewFiles folder.
  11. Make sure ANT Agent or Garmin Express transfers data to the 910XT/920XT (watch transfer screen for progress)
  12. After transfer is complete, you should see your workout under Training> My Workouts> Workout Sport Type (i.e. Cycling)> Workout Title

Note: The sync may take a few moments to load and update on your device.  Hitting the Lap button will advance the workout to the next step.  To view the workout, you will need to navigate to the workout on your watch (it will no longer appear under the New Files folder when connected to a computer).

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