Swim

Cold-water swim kit: 8 essential pieces to keep you warm and safe

Winter open-water swimming has a wealth of physical and mental benefits, but what kit will keep you warm? Matt Baird tests the latest much-needed kit for chilly waters
06 November 2019 at 11:47

Incus Nova - a high-tech swim tool - review

Will this high-tech swim device revolutionise your technique? Tim Heming puts it to the test
06 November 2019 at 09:49

Pool goggles: 9 of the best reviewed

A good pair of pool goggles are an essential part of a triathlete's kit. We review 9 of the best pool goggles
05 November 2019 at 10:30  (3)

Swim tech: the latest swimming gadgets investigated

The pool swim training season is nearly upon us, but how can the latest swim tech help triathletes improve in the water? We investigate the latest aquatic gadgets
30 September 2019 at 14:38

How to put on a wetsuit quickly and easily

Putting on a wetsuit is never easy, but before a race can be particularly stressful with nerves a-flying. Here we explain a tried-and-tested method for putting on a wetsuit under pressure
23 September 2019 at 10:26

Deboer Floh 1.0 tri wetsuit review

With a £1,249.99 price tag expectations are high for the Deboer Floh 1.0 tri wetsuit, but does it deliver? And does any wetsuit justify a spend of £1,000 plus .. Jack Sexty find out
16 September 2019 at 12:11

Swimrun wetsuits: 5 of the best reviewed

With swimrun growing in popularity, swimrun wetsuits are becoming increasingly feature-packed. But which is best for you? Helen Webster tests five specialist releases
12 September 2019 at 10:42

Huub Varman wetsuit review

Will the latest Huub wetsuit, produced in collaboration with Richard Varga and Henri Schoeman, dominate the mid-range market? Matt Baird tests it out...
10 September 2019 at 12:50

Triathlon wetsuits: 6 of the best men's mid-range suits, priced £250-£500, reviewed

Pay a little more for a wetsuit and you’ll see some some top-end tech and the odd compromise. So which is the £250-500 winner? We test 6 to find out
29 August 2019 at 10:35

Men's budget wetsuits: 7 of the best under £250 reviewed

Your first triathlon wetsuit is a landmark purchase on your triathlon journey. So which is the sub-£250 winner for 2019? Matt Baird finds out
28 August 2019 at 11:14

Swimming goggles: how should they fit and how tight should they be?

They might be the cheapest bit of tri kit you will buy, but the wrong fit could ruin your chances race day. Here Helen Webster explains how a pair of swim goggles should fit, and how to tell if they're too tight or not tight enough
13 August 2019 at 11:36

Open-water swim goggles: 6 of the best reviewed and rated

Make sure you have the best visibility on race day with a set of good open-water swimming goggles. We test and rate 6 of the best
12 August 2019 at 13:00  (1)

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