A favorite brand of serious swimmers everywhere, Tyr creates quality products for competitive and aquatic fitness swimmers across the board. Learn more about the different styles of female swimwear they make here!
August 23, 2013 in Swimming
The fastest aquatic creatures have one thing in common: sleek, durable skin that lets them slice through the water. Following their lead, we’ve developed revolutionary fabrics that feature exclusive Speedo innovations—the kind that got us voted #1 in quality and value by swimmers like you.
Our exclusive LZR Pulse® material is, simply put, the world’s lightest fabricated textile. It’s also water repellant, chlorine resistant and super-quick to dry. A highly compressive fit reduces musle oscillation and skin vibration for low drag, laser-sharp performance.
Buy LZR PULSE® Suits Here
Speedo’s PowerPLUS™ fabric brings added power, comfort and fluidity of motion—all while reducing drag. Up to 50% lighter than traditional swimwear, PowerPLUS™ compression technology increases muscle support and elongation for added power and decreased recovery times. PowerPLUS™ also resists pilling, fits perfectly and retains its shape use after use.
Buy PowerPLUS® Suits Here
After 200 hours of continuous exposure in the pool, this durable fabric is still going strong. Engineered to last 5-10 times longer than ordinary swimwear, it resists bagging, sagging and the effects of suntan lotion, skin oils and chlorine.
Buy PowerFLEX™ Suits Here
Inspired by the sleek, hydrodynamic properties of sharkskin, the Fastskin® fabricated textile remains one of the fastest choices in the pool. Designed to repel water, compress the body, and devour the competition.
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Our entry-level championship suit features water-channeling stripes that cut through the water to significantly reduce drag. Constructed of a durable poly-lycra blend that’s great for team and competition use.
Buy Aquablade® Suits Here
Stretch, recover and repeat—that’s the basic idea behind Speedo’s affordable ProLT.™ This fabric is the perfect choice for occasional swimmers and water lovers, providing support and comfort at a great value.
Buy ProLT™ Suits Here
There is a reason this is the world’s best-selling training suit. Made of our chlorine-resistant fabric, it’s designed to last far longer than conventional swimwear fabric, retaining color. Four-Way Stretch technology also provides a body-hugging fit, great shape retention and soft comfort.
Buy SPEEDO® Endurance+ Suits Here
SPEEDO ENDURANCE LITE®
10% lighter weight than Endurance+, that won’t weigh you down in the water. Resists sag¬ging, bagging, and fading—a great choice for practice and training.
Buy SPEEDO® Endurance Lite® Suits Here
We continue our series on female swimsuit backs with Nike today! Nike is known for having an innovative range of open and minimal backs, but they also have plenty of styles for those who want more coverage and support! Which style is your favorite?
Women come in all sorts of wonderful shapes and sizes – and Swim2000 carries a wide variety of suits that cater to all those shapes! Everyone’s heard of an hourglass shape, but do you know what an apple or pear shape is? This handy guide will explain 5 shapes and how to pick an amazing suit for each type. Big thanks to Arena for the graphics and a good portion of the information!
Speedo puts a good deal of thought into their boardshorts. Learn here about the technology utilized so you can decide which boardshort is best for you!
SPEEDO® FLX SYSTEM
Welcome to Speedo® FLX System,™ the fit system that lets you customize your watershort fit to your body. By choosing the waist system that best fits your needs, you get more comfort, unrestricted freedom of movement and having a boardshort that feels like it was made just for you.
Side Stretch Insets
Hidden Flexible Waistband
SPEEDO DESIGN FEATURES
You don’t make the world’s greatest swimwear by settling. Using 85 years of in-water experience, Speedo continually pushes design features to new levels of performance and style. From the world’s most elite swimmers to the everyday fitness swimmer, now everyone can benefit from Speedo style and innovation.
Speedo Mesh Insert
Speedo Bonded Zipper
Speedo Signature Boom Eyelets
UV Block the Burn
Block the Burn® with UV protection from Speedo. Founded in Australia in 1929, Speedo has been the leader in understanding how to protect the body against harmful rays. Our exclusive collection of Block the Burn® products feature:
• More body coverage for greater sun protection
• Tighter knit fabric for higher level of protection
• Improved fit so that over stretched product does not decrease the UPF rating
July 18, 2013 in Swimming
Not sure what goggles lens color is right for you? Let us help you find the perfect color! Big thanks to Tyr for the detailed information!
Mirror coatings can be added to any lens color. The lens retains its normal properties with the mirror finish helping to reduce brightness and glare.
Our Pick: Tyr Nest Pro Metallized Goggles
Popular all-purpose lens color that reduces the light transmission to the eye, lowering the overall brightness without excessive color distortion.
Our Pick: Tyr Tracer Racing Goggles in Smoke
Cause significant color distortion but are good for medium and low-light conditions because they are good at enhancing contrast.
Our Pick: Tyr Socket Rockets in Red-Silver or Red-Gold
Offer the best contrast for objects against a green or blue background, making them a good choice for indoor and outdoor pool use.
Our Pick: Tyr Swimple Kids in Rose
Causes light color distortion but have contrastenhancing properties. Amber lenses are good for flat-light situations and indoor swimming.
Our Pick: Tyr Qualifier Goggles in Amber
Lighter aqua/green lenses minimize color distortion in low light. These lenses are ideal for indoor swimming.
Our Pick: Tyr Swimple Metallized in Electric Lime
Designed to reduce surface glare from water to provide great visibility in bright light. Lighter blues are good for indoors while darker blues function better outdoors.
Our Pick: Tyr Racetech Goggles in Blue
Designed to reduce surface glare from water to provide great visibility in bright light. Lighter purples are good for indoors while darker purples function better outdoors.
Our Pick: Tyr Technoflex 4.0 Femme Goggles
Offers protection and clear vision without changing the appearance of colors. Ideal for indoor or low-light swimming situations.
Our Pick: Tyr Velocity Goggles in Clear
Ready to take your swim to the next level? Tyr’s Torque Pro Swimskin can take you there!
Designed to be first out of the water. Twice.
Kona 2011. First, came Andy Potts, taking the men’s swim by 1 minute 54 seconds in his Torque swimskin. Then, came Amanda Stevens, winning the women’s by a full 2 minutes. More competitors at Kona wore Torque than any other swimskin.
The Torque Swimskin Series is comprised of some of the most advanced technologies in Triathlon.
The Torque Pro features a revolutionary fabric never before seen in the sport. It’s comprised of a Hydrophilic Outer Layer with an ultra low drag coefficient of .021. Hydrophobic Inner Layer employs a 0.5% water absorption rate. Composite Knit Fabric offers a form-fit for minimal drag without sacrificing flexibility.
Lastly, the Pro Series features a durable coil zipper that cuts valuable seconds off the transition and the Secure Beaded Grip to make sure your suit stays exactly where you want from start to finish.
You’re on the job in your lifeguard suit. But is that enough? Increase your visibility and protect your head and eyes with our Lifeguard Headwear picks!
THE TYR GUARD BASEBALL CAP: LOOK GREAT, STAY PROTECTED
The Tyr Standard Guard Baseball Cap showcases 100% Cotton construction, for luxurious comfort on the job. Engineered for lifeguards, this hat is a perfect choice for the pool or beach and features an oversized Guard Logo for increased visibility, separating you from the crowd and authenticating your role. Safety’s first, but style matters.
Not feeling the baseball cap? Just want to protect your face and eyes? Perhaps you should try. . .
THE NIKE LIFEGUARD VISOR: PREMIUM COMFORT ON THE POOL DECK
The Nike Swim Lifeguard Visor features sweat-wicking fabric and side mesh panels to help keep you comfortable while blocking out the sun. The inner band is made of a blend of spandex terry cloth and Nike’s exclusive Dri-FIT polyester for an ultimately comfortable fit against the head. The back features a quick-adjust closure to get the perfect fit!
Our next selection is not specifically made for lifeguards, but we think plenty of you will appreciate it all the same!
THE SPEEDO STRAW HAT: A FUN HEADWEAR ALTERNATIVE
The Speedo Straw Hat is made of all natural straw material for a traditional look. Don’t be concerned about what it will feel like on your head, because there is an extremely comfortable elastic band inside! The soft, adjustable chin strap will ensure your hat will not fly away in a strong gust of wind. Lastly, the wide brim makes this excellent protection against the sun’s harmful rays!
We hope you’ve found this post informative. Any questions? Please leave us a comment!
Ever wondered what exactly a Hydro Bra or a Silicone Gripper is? These are among the innovative technologies Speedo has included in their newest Women’s Active and Recreation swimwear. Knowing what these terms mean will help you choose your next swimsuit, and we are here to show you how these innovations will benefit you!
Speedo Hydro Bra
Our new Speedo® Hydro Bra brings together a more powerful mesh support, updated oval-shaped cup and extra-soft logo plush elastic for a more comfortable, athletic fit. Support has never offered so much freedom.
An example of a suit with this technology is the Speedo Hydro Bra Piped Moderate Ultraback.
Speedo Soft Cup
An example of a suit with this technology is the Speedo Bars and Blocks Reversible 1PC.
Flattering Leg Heights
She’s fit, she’s strong, and she wants to show it. That’s why Speedo® offers three cuts to reflect–and flatter–the modern swim consumer. Featuring three dynamic leg heights for all your fitness needs–Contemporary, Moderate, Conservative
Want a contemporary cut? Try the Speedo Contemporary Ultraback.
How about a moderate cut? Try the Speedo Sweetheart Adjustable U-Back.
And a conservative cut? Try the Speedo Endurance+ Side Shirred Contourback.
Speedo Silicone Gripper
Featured in the new Contemporary styles, the silicone gripper is a silicone edge that provides the most secure fit for all your active needs. The silicone edge is found in most bikini tops, under the bust, and on the inside of the suit along the outer edge of bottoms.
An example of a suit with this technology is the Speedo Mesh Back 1PC.
Speedo 360-Degree Core Control
An example of a suit with this technology is the Speedo Sweetheart 1PC.
Speedo Core Compression
An example of a suit with this technology is the Speedo Empire Splice Adjustable Crossback.
Do you have any other questions on these technologies? Feel free to leave us a comment!
It can be daunting to choose the perfect swimsuit. There are so many choices to be made! But let us help you demystify part of the process – which back style to choose. Speedo creates over 10 different competition and training back styles, and these pictures and descriptions will help you decide which is the right choice for you. Will it be the classic, supportive SuperPro Back or the daring Extreme Back? Only you can decide!
SPEEDO® CLIP BACK
This versatile option can be worn clipped or unclipped for a best-of-both-worlds mix of comfort and style.