Swim Tips

Looking for more information on how to level up your swimming? Here’s some of our favorite content for helping swimmers get the most from their time in the water.

Best Open Water Swimming Goggles

6 Best Open Water Swim Goggles (and How to Choose the Right Ones)

We tested over 40 swim goggles to bring you the best swim goggles for open water swimming goggles and triathlons. Read on for our expert guide and conquer the open water with confidence. When it comes to swimming in open water, the right swim goggles can make all the difference ...
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Best Swim Paddles for Swim Training

The 5 Best Swim Paddles (Plus Benefits and How to Choose)

Looking to up your swimming? Check out our guide to the best swim paddles, highlighting the pros and cons of each, and leave your best times in your wake. Are your swimming strokes and pulling motion weaker than a kitten's meow? Do your arms feel like they're flailing around like ...
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Best Anti-Fog Swimming Goggles

The Best Anti-Fog Swim Goggles for Lap Swimming

It's hard to keep your cool when your goggles are fogged up like a hot car window. No worries! We've got you covered with this list of the best anti-fog swim goggles to keep you seeing clear and swimming strong. Frustrated and fed up with constantly having to pause to ...
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Magic5 Swim Goggles Review – World’s Most Comfortable Swim Goggles?

The Magic5 Swim Goggles are a revolutionary swim goggle that promise to eliminate leaks when swimming. But do they live up to the hype? In this review, we take the Magic5 Swim Goggles to the pool. Swim goggles are one of the most essential pieces of swim gear required to ...
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When Should Beginners Start Using Swim Paddles

When Should Beginners Start Using Swim Paddles?

Before you begin using swim paddles, you should know that your coach will determine what size paddle you should use. Paddle sizes can vary by 10% or more, and different swim paddle styles are intended to focus on different aspects of your stroke. There are three general sizes that you ...
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What are the Different Types of Swim Paddles

What are the Different Types of Swim Paddles?

There are a few different types of swim paddles available on the market. Some are full-sized, while others are just for your wrist or finger. Choosing the best swim paddle will depend on how you use it, but you should always look for a full-sized paddle that includes straps to ...
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How to Use Swim Paddles

How to Use Swim Paddles

Swim paddles can help you catch more water and take fewer strokes per length. They also help you strengthen your top catch and your grip in the water. They also help prevent the paddle from falling off your hands and promote a full pulling motion. Whether you're using paddles to ...
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Latex vs Silicone Swim Caps

What’s the Difference Between Latex and Silicone Swim Caps?

Silicone and latex swim caps are very similar in many ways, but the key difference between the two is the material. Silicone caps are much softer and can be worn for long periods. Both latex and silicone swim caps are inexpensive, fit different kinds of head, and require little maintenance ...
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Should a Swim Cap Be Wet When You Put it On

Should a Swim Cap Be Wet When You Put It On?

Whether you have voluminous or dry hair, it's important to wet your hair before putting on a swim cap. The cap is designed to fit over wet hair, so dry hair will cause more friction. If your hair is dry, you should spend more time moisturizing it. Wet your hair ...
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Do Swim Caps Help You Swim Faster

Does a Swim Cap Help You Swim Faster?

A swim cap can be a great accessory if you're trying to increase your swimming speed. These caps can be eye-catching, waterproof, or even have ear bands. They can also protect your hair from the pool's green chemicals. In this article, we'll discuss the benefits of wearing swim caps, as ...
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