Which Are the Best Brands for Competitive Swimwear?

10 08 2012
Competitive Swimwear

The Speedo LZR Elite Jammer is just one example of great competitive swimwear.

Competition swimming often requires a different type of swimwear than what you would wear for a leisurely swim at the beach or community pool. This is because competitive swimwear is designed to cut down on water resistance so you can swim as fast as your ability allows. As you seek the right swimsuit for you, it is important to know some of the top names in competitive swimsuits so you can choose the best.

Arena Swimwear

When you are considering your swimsuit for competition purposes, the Arena swimwear line is one of the best in the business. From the unique compression points and sleek design to the material, you will find just the right suit to meet your needs. For men, the Carbon Pro, XP and R-Evo+ are great options to provide you with optimal performance. For women, there are even more options among the Carbon Pro, XP and R-Evo+. Find the one that best suits your needs.

Speedo Swimwear

Speedo isn’t just a big name with your leisure swimwear; they are also one of the biggest names in competitive swimwear. When you choose a Speedo suit, you will know you have a top-quality suit that provides you with every advantage in the water. Some of the top suits in from this brand for both men and women include the Fastskin, LZR Elite and Aquablade.

TYR Swimwear

Another of the big names in competitive swimwear is the TYR line of suits for men and women. When it comes to the TYR line, you will be able to combine the design you need to do well in the water with great colors that will have you standing out from the rest of the crowd. The best TYR swimwear for your competition needs include the AP12 Compression and Tracer.

When you have a need for competitive swimwear, it is important to know which brands you can trust. You want swimwear that will provide you with the streamlining you need to cut through the water with the least resistance. No matter how good of a swimmer you are, too much resistance can be detrimental to your ability to win. When you choose a swimsuit from Arena, Speedo or TYR, you know you have one that will last and provide you with the features you need to be the best you can be in the water. The best swimsuits allow you to best showcase your own talents.





High-Tech Racing Swimsuits for the Olympics

4 07 2012

Nothing but the best racing swimsuits is good enough for the Olympic swim teams. After all, the results of the Olympics depend on the swimmers’ speed, which directly correlates to the suit that is worn. A variety of innovative swimsuits that are light and increase speed, as well as flexibility, are what the Olympic stars of the 2012 Olympics desire.

Arena Powerskin Carbon Pro Open Back Kneeskin

Precise fit and muscle compression is what competitive swimmers need. This can be found in the innovative Arena Powerskin Carbon Pro swimsuit line. The compression swimmers require is precise. Too much compression can restrict their movement, while not enough can slow them down. The Arena Carbon Pro line introduces an innovative way to find the delicate balance between too much and too little compression.

The Carbon Pro Kneeskin offers female swimmers maximum flexibility along with the perfect amount of compression. At no point will swimmers feel restricted or uncomfortable. They will be able to perform stronger kicks and perfect turns with incredible speed.

Competitive swimwear

The Speedo LZR Elite Recordbreaker Kneeskin is just one of many competitive swimsuits.

Speedo LZR Elite Recordbreaker Kneeskin

The innovative bonded seams of the Speedo LZR Elite Kneeskin offer more speed, less friction and less drag over sewn seams. Improving friction by as much as six percent, this makes a significant difference in a swimmer’s performance. The LZR Pulse fabric is not only water resistant but also delivers the right amount of compression to speed swimmers without restricting their movement.

The Recordbreaker back offers the trendiest styling for competitive swimmers, making it one of the most popular suits among Olympic swimmers. It is also compliant with FINA regulations and offers flattering style for all body shapes.

Speedo Fastskin 3 Super Elite Closedback Kneeskin

Watch your competitors start their race in fear when they notice the Speedo Fastskin swimsuit you are wearing. Known for its ultimate performance and ability to change the body’s shape up to 8.1 percent to minimize drag and increase speed, the Speedo Fastskin 3 is a suit that leaves the competition in the dust.

Some of the amazing benefits you will realize from the Speedo Fastskin suit are incredible compression abilities to work with any body shape, bonded seams to increase speed and reduce friction and Fit Point Markers to ensure you are wearing the suit in the exact position it was meant for. All these factors combine to give you one of the most competitive racing swimsuits on the market.





The FastSkin Racing Line Adds the LZR Elite

23 05 2012
FastSkin Racing Suit LIne

The Speedo LZR Elite swimsuit is the latest addition to the FastSkin racing suit line.

Many swimmers are already familiar with the FastSkin racing line of competition swimming suits. In addition to the suits in the line, swimmers can further customize their swimming experience with the goggles and caps, making the perfect combination to help you swim faster. Previously a part of the line, the LZR Elite has been redesigned and placed back in the line. These suits should be available to swimmers by the beginning of June.

Speedo LZR Elite F Recordbreaker Knee

Women who are looking to use the Speedo LZR Elite will enjoy the fit of the recordbreaker knee swimsuit. This competitive swimsuit provides streamlining that will help you cut through the water with less resistance. The seams are now bonded, which can provide a faster swim as well. Made from 70 percent polyester and 30 percent lycra, this suit offers great flexibility so you can wear the suit long-term with comfort.

Speedo LZR Elite Jammer

Men can experience all the same benefits as the women with the Speedo LZR Elite jammer. This suit features the longer legs that will help keep your legs more streamlined as you swim. The bonded seams in this suit will help promote the faster swimming, just like the women’s version of the suit. Also made from a weave of 70 percent polyester and 30 percent lycra, the suit will provide comfort and style all at the same time.

LZR Elite Features

Each of the swimsuits available in the FastSkin racing line have their own advantages, which allows swimmers to choose the one that will work the best for their own personal strengths and weaknesses. The LZR Elite is made from a lightweight fabric, which gives swimmers an advantage in the water, along with compression in all areas and a core stabilizer. The seams are bonded to provide for faster swimming as well. In addition to the comfort of the fabric itself, the leg openings are also designed with comfort in mind.

If you are looking for the latest in the FastSkin racing suit line, you can start checking out the LZR Elite suits online. They have recently begun shipping to retailers so swimmers can start placing their orders. One of three suits in the FastSkin line, you will be able to choose the suit that works best for you and pair it up with one of the goggles and swim caps that are also part of the line to give you the best chance possible in the water.





About TYR Racing Swimsuits

16 03 2012

TYR AP12 Compression Speed High Short

TYR racing swimsuits are known for their quality. TYR constantly plays with technology to see what works best for competitive swimmers. The TYR AP12 swimsuits have quickly become a favorite of swimmers all over the globe. The compression is unsurpassed and creates a flawless fit for swimmers in the water. The AP12 suits are stitch free for a lightweight, non-constricting fit for swimmers. A combination of bonded seams and four-way lock seams reduce drag.

The TYR AP12  racing swimsuits are available in four different styles. The first is the Compression High Back Speedsuit. This suit has a sleek look and is a one piece for women. Straps allow for fluid movement and stability. The important feature of this suit is the high back, which offers security for some swimmers. The women’s suit is also available in an open back. Some swimmers prefer the feeling of an open back as a high back can sometimes feel constricting. Neither suit is better than the other; it all depends on the swimmer’s needs. Both suits implement the cutting edge technology that TYR is known for.

For men, the brand created the AP12 Compression High Short and Speed short. The High Short offers a high waist, which for some swimmers creates the same security brought on by the high back-style swimsuits. This extra fabric doesn’t drag down a swimmer but instead, creates additional compression that is more comfortable to wear. The Speed shorts have a lower waist and are ideal for male swimmers who do not want the added material above the waist. The TYR AP12 shorts for men are created anatomically correct for superior fit. There’s enhanced compression in the areas that need it most. Both shorts use the four-way lock seams for an ultra-smooth fit.

AP12 is a well-known collection from TYR and is FINA approved. It isn’t every day you come across a collection of competition swimsuits that implement the latest technology and have approval from the organization that oversees competitive swimming. TYR knows how to marry function and technology so it benefits swimmers. TYR swimsuits are an investment that offers a swimmer peace of mind as they compete. The AP12 collection has a fit for everyone and ensures the best of swim technology is what you’re wearing in the water. Though comprised of textiles, the suits offer enhanced compression and a trim fit that will feel at one with your body as you take a plunge.





Buying Arena Racing Swimsuits

9 03 2012

Arena Powerskin R-Evo+ Jammer

Arena racing swimsuits are among the top swimsuits for competitive swimmers. Swimmers know they’re getting a high-quality suit that utilizes the latest in swimwear technology when buying a suit from the Arena brand. There are many top swimsuit brands to compete with Arena, but their latest Powerskin Carbon Pro collection is on everyone’s hot list for 2012. The Powerskin Carbon Pro is the Arena racing swimsuit that’s the official pick for the London 2012 Olympics. It’s an exciting time in swimsuit technology as designers and scientists find new ways to help a swimmer’s performance.

No matter the price tag or brand name of your suit, don’t expect the suit to do the work for you. The goal when designers and scientists are creating new competitive swimsuits is to create pieces that do not detract from a swimmer’s performance. Some suits have been banned because of studies that show they do enhance a swimmer’s performance, but for the most part, even the most hi-tech suits aren’t going to increase your speed in the water. What hi-tech suits aim to do is resist weight and drag as you swim. The more compressed certain parts of the body feel, the easier it is for a swimmer to gain momentum and perform at their peak level. Muscles should be compressed but never feel constricted. Arena employs one of the best teams for testing various materials against the elements a swimmer is exposed to while competing.

The Arena R-EVO+ is available in a kneesuit and the Jammer racing swimsuit. Both of these suits boast bonded seams and zoned compression similar to the Powerskin Carbon Pro. The benefit of the Powerskin R-EVO+ kneesuit is that it’s one continuous piece for optimal fit. This suit is made without a single stitch so there’s no pulling, bunching or puckering in or out of the water. The Powerskin R-EVO+ series are the lightest suits on the market that are made using textiles. This is the ultimate suit for those who want something comfortable and classic without increasing drag.

Arena racing swimsuits are known for functional design and the latest in swimsuit technology. The brand is constantly pushing the boundaries and winning, as shown with their Powerskin Carbon Pro collection. Both Arena collections are fantastic for the competitive swimmer who wants a high quality suit that will not detract from performance in the water. Arena racing swimsuits are the prime pick for those who know what they want out of competitive swim gear.





Arena Powerskin Carbon Pro Swimsuits Now Available

2 03 2012

Arena Powerskin Carbon Pro Swimsuits

Arena carbon suits will soon become a staple for competitive swimmers. The innovative technology allows swimmers to feel light as they swim. It’s no wonder the Arena Powerskin Carbon Pro is the official swimsuit of the London 2012 Olympics. Swimmers know the quality and durability they’re getting with Arena swimsuits. Carbon technology is just the beginning of what makes these suits so special.

Carbon suits are swimsuits that implement compression technology for the ultimate “at one” feeling for swimmers. Swimmers feel like they’re wearing nothing at all. Arena Carbon pro racing swimsuits have little drag, which can improve a swimmer’s speed. Multiple world records were broken at the World Championships a few years ago in Rome, which prompted FINA to ban hi-tech swim gear. Now Arena has come out with the Powerskin Carbon Pro, which is the official swimsuit for the London games. After a few years of toying with technology, Arena has developed a swimsuit with exceptional fit and intelligent muscle compression. This means there’s virtually no weight due to the suit as a swimmer makes his or her way through the lane.

A cutting edge carbon fiber weave is part of the fabric on the Arena Powerskin Carbon Pro swimsuits. This allows for extra compression in the areas swimmers need it most. That additional compression creates a tight feeling without detracting from a swimmer’s movements and flow. You might imagine a carbon laced swimsuit to feel heavy, but on the contrary, carbon fibers are thinner than a human hair and intricately woven into the suits. The result is a suit that is remarkably strong and durable and able to compress without constricting. These strong fibers also prevent the immense stress on the muscles that many swimmers experience while competing.

Arena carbon suits are made to benefit swimmers in and out of the water. The carbon suit allows a swimmer to stretch appropriately without leaving a tightening effect on muscles. In the water, a swimmer can give a peak performance without the drag of compression that uses yesterday’s technology. The latest carbon technology utilized by Arena in the Powerskin Carbon Pro swimsuits creates support and control. Carbon threads clamp down on the body, giving the swimmer an easy feeling that lets him or her glide through the water. There’s control where needed and even lighter fabric where extra compression isn’t needed. This combination creates a powerful fit for swimmers that can propel them to new heights in their performance.








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