Swim

What is a swim parachute?

Not heard of a swim parachute? They can be a useful swim tool to help you develop your front crawl stroke. Matt Baird explains their benefits
11 June 2019 at 10:28

How thick should my tri wetsuit be?

Confused about neoprene cell counts and what's most suitable for you? We explain all
31 May 2019 at 14:03

6 top-end, £500 plus, triathlon wetsuits for women reviewed

Got money to burn on a top-end wetsuit and starting to think about potential marginal swim gains that can be bought? Helen Webster tests 6 tri wetsuits priced £500 plus
31 May 2019 at 11:04

How to warm your cold body up after open-water swimming

It’s important to warm your body up safely after open-water swims and your choice of kit is key. Here are five must-buys:
30 May 2019 at 11:26

Huub Alpha wetsuit review

Will Huub's Alpha become the ultimate entry-level suit for tri?
20 May 2019 at 15:59

Swimskins: What are they and how much difference do they make?

Thinking about buying a swimskin for those non-wetsuit triathlons? Matt Baird explains how they work and weighs up the pros and cons
20 May 2019 at 12:34

Roka Maverick Pro Thermal wetsuit review

Roka enters the thermal wetsuit market with their top-end Maverick Pro Thermal, but does it deliver in cold temperatures? Matt Baird braves some chilly winter waters to find out
28 March 2019 at 11:37

How long should a triathlon wetsuit last?

A decent triathlon wetsuit is a serious investment and one you don't want to have repeat too often. Oliver Willis explains how long you can expect it to last
06 February 2019 at 15:01

Why does a wetsuit make you swim faster?

A wetsuit should make everyone faster in the water, whether you’re new to swimming or Michael Phelps, says John Wood. Here he explains why
28 January 2019 at 12:04

What's the difference between a triathlon wetsuit and a surf wetsuit?

Wondering how a tri wetsuit differs to a surf wetsuit, and whether you can race a triathlon with a wetsuit made for surfing? Janine Doggett explains all...
21 January 2019 at 15:34

What's the difference between finger paddles and hand paddles?

Former national level swimmer Oliver Willis explains the differences between finger and handle paddles and the advantages of each
14 January 2019 at 13:32

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
20 November 2018 at 10:30  (3)

Black Friday wetsuit deals

Need a new wetsuit? Get checking out these Black Friday deals and grab a bargain
16 November 2018 at 15:10

Snorkels: four of the best reviewed

Snorkels are one of the best training aids/swim tools that can help improve your front crawl balance, rotation, technique and efficiency. Oliver Willis tests four of the best
23 October 2018 at 09:20

Roka F1 goggles review

Helen Webster tests this versatile swim goggle from Roka
16 October 2018 at 12:18

The Huub/Brownlee Agilis wetsuit review

The Huub/Brownlee-designed wetsuit is finally here, but is the Agilis worth the wait? Jack Sexty finds out
09 October 2018 at 12:18

Sailfish Ultimate IPS triathlon wetsuit review

Can the latest top-end triathlon wetsuit from Sailfish justify the almost £800 price tag?
28 August 2018 at 09:09

Dhb Aeron Lab wetsuit review

Dhb enters the mid-level triathlon wetsuit market with the Aeron, but does it deliver as well as their entry-level suits? Matt Baird finds out
26 July 2018 at 15:22

Brownlee brothers develop high-performance wetsuit with Huub

Brownlees and Huub work together to produce a wetsuit that the brothers describe as 'a game changer'
23 July 2018 at 09:46

Top-end triathlon wetsuits: 4 features to look for in a high quality suit

Once you move up in price point some serious tech starts appearing in any prospective triathlon wetsuit purchase. Here are four features that a high quality wetsuit should include
11 July 2018 at 09:23