Women’s swimwear – what to consider when choosing a swimsuit for the pool?

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Swimming is a popular sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Before visiting a swimming pool you should, of course, equip yourself with an appropriate swimsuit, which will be slightly different from the one worn while sunbathing on the beach. What should be taken into account when choosing it?

Choosing the perfect swimsuit

What are the characteristics of swimsuits worn at indoor pools? They fit tight to the body, creating a kind of second skin. The ideal sports swimsuit should be comfortable and provide maximum freedom of movement. Ideally, it should be made of high-quality, durable material that is resistant to chlorine and prolonged contact with water. Otherwise, it may wear out quickly.

When it comes to the cut of the swimsuit, the simpler it is, the better. When choosing a swimsuit for the swimming pool, models with decorative elements, such as bows, ties or buffets should be avoided. Yes, they look impressive, but they can hinder movement, chafing and pinching. Before buying a swimsuit for the swimming pool, you should also pay special attention to the shoulder straps. It is best that they are slightly thicker and crossed on the back. Then you will not have to worry about them accidentally slipping off while swimming.

The swimsuits available on the store shelves may differ from each other in cut. We can choose one-piece and two-piece models. The first of them are the most popular among amateurs of swimming. No wonder – they are very comfortable to wear and do not slip. They are often chosen by women wearing plus size, which is related to the fact that they effectively mask the flaws of the figure, such as folds on the stomach or bellies.

Women, who care about an attractive look, may bet on a one-piece swimsuit with cut-outs on the back that emphasize the silhouette. What about two-piece swimsuits? Many women give up buying them for fear that they will not guarantee proper comfort while swimming. However, this is not entirely true. The most important thing here is the right fit of their cut. A skimpy bikini will not work at the pool. Instead, look for models consisting of a top with wide straps, similar in appearance to a sports bra, and simple, built-in briefs.

Practical accessories for the pool

Swimsuit is not everything. At the swimming pool we will not do without various swimming accessories. This category includes, among others, the swimming cap, which is designed to protect the hair and scalp from water. What is more, it makes the head more streamlined and the hair does not cover the face during training.

Bathing caps available on store shelves may differ from each other in, among other things, the material of construction. The first are silicone models that fit tightly to the head – they stretch and protect the hair from getting wet. We can also deal with caps made of fabric, which are very convenient to put on and take off.

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Published by Adrianna SWIM Tuesday, February 28, 2017

No swimming enthusiast will also not do without swimming goggles, which protect the eyes from chlorinated water and positively affect the comfort of swimming. The ideal accessory of this type must not slip, compress or leak. Swimming goggles must be perfectly matched to the size and shape of the head. It is worth that they have silicone seals that increase the durability of the product. Another practical element is the adjustment, which is guaranteed by plastic elements located on the strap. It is also worth taking flip-flops and ear and nose plugs with you to the swimming pool.

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