Swim tech: 3 gadgets reviewed

Listening to music and pacing your swim sessions can help pass the time and improve your efficiency in the water. Jack Sexty tests the latest waterproof gear
14 December 2017 at 09:48

Pool goggles: 10 of the best reviewed

A good pair of pool goggles are an essential part of a triathlete's kit. We review 10 of the best pool goggles, priced from £18 to almost £50
13 November 2017 at 10:30  (2)

Winter open water swimming: 9 essential pieces of kit for chilly temperatures

If you want to stay swimming into winter, a collection of thermal products is essential. But which are best? Matt Baird and Helen Webster test a selection
23 October 2017 at 10:18

How can you tell if your wetsuit fits properly?

Wondering how do you know a wetsuit fits properly, especially when buying in a shop with no water, when you should you upgrade? Here's Emma-Kate Lidbury with the answers
12 October 2017 at 09:29

What's the difference between pool goggles and open-water goggles?

There are a couple of differences between pool and open-water goggles, depending on which you choose. We explain the differences and they key things to look for when choosing yours
05 July 2017 at 09:00

Orca RS1 Openwater two-piece wetsuit review

Is this two-piece wetsuit set to make a major splash? Matt Baird puts it through its paces to find out if two-piece wetsuits are the future
03 July 2017 at 14:18

Open-water swim goggles: 9 of the best reviewed and rated

Make sure you have the best visibility on race day with a set of good open-water goggles. We test and rate 9 of the best
11 May 2017 at 09:18

Orca Predator wetsuit review

It’s the wetsuit of choice for Ironman champ Sebastian Kienle, but how did we get on with the updated version of Orca’s top-end wetsuit the Predator?
04 May 2017 at 12:14

Swimming goggles: how to choose the right pair

A good pair of goggles features a multitude of attributes designed for a more comfortable, faster swim. Tom Waller shows you what to look for in the perfect pair…
27 April 2017 at 13:35

Blueseventy Thermal Helix wetsuit long-term review

Over the last few chilly months 220 editor Helen Webster has been testing the Blueseventy Thermal Helix wetsuit, which she describes as a genuine game-changing product
25 April 2017 at 09:16

Roka Maverick X wetsuit review

Jack Sexty scores this triathlon wetsuit from Roka an impressive 95%
04 November 2016 at 12:10  (2)

Blueseventy Thermal Helix wetsuit review

Blueseventy's purpose built thermal cold water swimming wetsuit got a score of 95% from ed Helen Webster when she put it through its paces
22 August 2016 at 12:04

Open-water goggles: how to choose the right lenses

Helen Webster explains the different tints and finishes of open-water goggles and which work best for different conditions
23 June 2016 at 14:57

Review: Aqua Sphere MP Focus Snorkel

This snorkel from Aqua Sphere is designed to allow you to breathe whilst keeping your head in a fixed position through the water. Did our reviewer get on swimmingly with it?
14 December 2015 at 15:49

Review: Finis Alignment Kickboard

This unconventional kickboard is designed to promote a streamlined position and improve body position as you kick. Did it float our boat?
05 November 2015 at 17:00

Swimovate Poolmate 2 review

The long-awaited shiny new update to the original Poolmate now comes with an open water mode, and is better than ever
06 October 2015 at 11:02

TYR Mirrored Swim Shades review

They look the business, but can they also provide the comfort and performance our tester expects?
01 September 2015 at 12:15

Underwater Audio Swimbuds iPod Bundle review

Great for long steady swims, though can be slightly fiddly to get going
20 August 2015 at 12:02

Orca Alpha wetsuit review

Sublime for strong swimmers, with top-notch flexibility and freedom of movement
03 August 2015 at 10:58

2XU V:3 Velocity wetsuit review

A top-end wettie with plenty of features packed in, but some may suffer from the tight neckline
02 July 2015 at 10:37