Awesome Swimming Gadgets for Serious Swimmers

 

Swimming Gadgets

Improve your Swimming Technique with Swimming Gadgets

If swimming is more than just a hobby for you, you’ll always be on the hunt for the best swimming gadgets to help you improve your technique, fitness, speed, and time. Keeping up with the latest technology for serious swimmers is another matter altogether. There’s so much out there that it can get confusing.

This is why we’ve gathered the most important swimming gadgets all in one place that you need to try if you’re serious about improving your swimming.

Wearable swim goggles

You must try swim goggles on before you buy them, as some may not be comfortable or suitable for your needs. Whether your specialist swimming strokes are breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle, or a mixture of all, make sure you choose the best goggles for you.

You don’t have to spend loads on swimming goggles, but getting the right ones, that both fit you and ensure your vision is excellent, is key.

Swimming Gadgets

Stop flapping about and try the excellent ‘Form’. This is AR-powered swimming goggles.  The ‘Form’ uses an accelerometer and gyroscope.  This detects stroke type, stroke rate, and split times.   What’s impressive is that the data has been collected from swimmers of all levels. The makers claim that this can identify whether you are turning or resting. Furthermore, you can download a Form app.  There’s a 16-hour battery charged with a magnetic cable.  And Bluetooth connectivity for syncing with the form app. It’s compatible with Strava and Garmin Connect.

Priced at £199. Go ahead take your swimming to the next level.

Swimming Gadgets

Take Your Swimming To The Next Level

VR fitness tracker

VR fitness trackers for swimmers may seem a bit over-the-top. But they can be beneficial to swimmers trying to improve their skills. There are many smart trackers out there for runners, but they have been less common in the past for swimmers.

Now, with swim goggles that also have a display on them to track your progress.  Swimmers can enjoy the luxuries that runners have had for some time. As a serious swimmer, you may want to track your display stroke count, lap time, and calories burned, all of which are possible with VR fitness trackers.

You might say these are unnecessary when Fitbits and similar gadgets exist already.  But think about it? Swimmers are using their arms, so they cannot stop to look at the display on a wristwatch. Checking your progress is easy with VR trackers on goggles, as you just look straight ahead as normal.

VR swimming trackers in goggles are also so much slicker than ever before. Designed specifically for lap swimming. There is no longer a need to waste time and money on GPS tracking. As long as it knows the size of your pool, these smart goggles can tell you how far you’ve swum.

Waterproof activity tracker

If you’d rather find an activity tracker that you can wear all day, so it becomes multi-purpose, there are some great ones out there that are also waterproof from all the big brands. Swimming Gadgets

Currently one of the best waterproof activity trackers for swimming is the Garmin Swim 2. It has everything that you need in a waterproof activity tracker for swimming. This includes Pool Mode that tracks a full suite of stats; Including distance, pace, stroke count, stroke type, and efficiency (SWOLF).

But the very best that money can buy is the Garmin Forerunner 945.

Check out our article on this for more details.

So if you’re a serious swimmer who also loves another exercise.  This could one of the most important swimming gadgets in your fitness arsenal.  Activity trackers can help you work towards goals and give you motivation while you train. They keep you accountable for what you are trying to achieve and help you plan your training sessions.

Headphones

Headphones may be key for serious swimmers, and if they are you need to find yourself a good pair of waterproof ones.

The very best waterproof headphones are made by all the top brands nowadays and are available on the high street or online. You can get all kinds of shapes, so it doesn’t matter if your ears don’t fit some kinds.

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