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GogglesGoggles keep water andchlorineout of swimmers' eyes. Goggles may be tinted to counteract glare at outdoor pools. Prescriptiongoggles may be used by swimmers who wear corrective lenses.Swim FinsRubber fins are used to help kick faster and build strength and technique, but are illegal in a race. They also improve technique bykeeping the feet in the proper position while kicking.Drag suitSwimmers use drag suits in training to increase resistance. This allows a swimmer to be challenged even more when practicing andlet the swimmer feel less resistance when racing. Drag suits are not used in competitive races.Hand paddlesSwimmers use these plastic devices to build arm and shoulder strength while refining hand-pulling technique.Hand paddlesattachto the hand with rubber tubing or elastic material. They come in many different shapes and sizes, depending on swimmer preferenceand hand size.KickboardA kickboard is a foam board that swimmers use to support the weight of the upper body while they focus on kicking. Kicking is themovement of the legs only which helps to increase leg muscle for future strength.Pull buoyOften used at the sme time as hand paddles, pull buoys support swimmers' legs (and prevent them from kicking) while they focuson pulling. Pull buoys are made of foam so they float in the water. Swimmers hold them in between the thighs. They can also beused as a kickboard to make kicking a little harder.Ankle bandsImproving balance will minimize the need for this kick to provide an upward, instead of a forward vector, and in some casescompletely corrects the kick. Using an ankle band will have the immediate effect of turning off your kick, which then forces you tomake efforts to correct your balance. If you are successful in discovering these, then the ankle band has done part of its job.[18]Snorkel
A snorkel is a plastic device that helps swimmers breathe while swimming. This piece of equipment helps the swimmer practicekeeping their head in one position, along with training them for the proper breathing technique of breathing in through the mouth andout the nose. This technique is the opposite of a common runner's breathing pattern, which is in the nose and out the mouth.[19][20]Tempo trainerA beeping clock attached to a swimmers cap or goggles helps maintain a certain arm tempo or speed. As each beep is heard, thenext stroke, or cycles of strokes, should be taken.ZoomersA type of rubber swimming fins, zoomers are cut off fins with the holes in the bottom. They help make the swimmer kick faster, but atthe cost of working harder.Common Swimwear[Brands such asArena,Speedo,Nike, andAdidasare popular regular swimwear brands. The most durable material for regularswimming is Polyester. The main difference between competition and regular swimwear is that competition swimwear is tighter andcompresses the muscles of the swimmers. Regular swimwear is easier to put on and more comfortable for leisure activities.
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