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    Short Fins Vs. Long: When To Use Each

    Whether you’re a recreational or competitive swimmer, fins are a must have in your mesh bag. However, with a range of lengths and blade shapes to consider, determining which fin is best can be a challenging endeavor. So to help you understand the difference between short and long blade fins, we’re breaking things down below.

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    How To Care For Your Tech Suit

    You asked, we answered! Recently, we reached out on Instagram to find out what you wanted to see on the blog. In response many of you described wanting to know more about how to properly care for your tech suit. So, to ensure that you’re getting the most out of our product we’ve created the easy-to-follow care instructions below.

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    Caps 101: Silicone Vs. Latex

    When it comes to swim caps, there are a lot of options to explore. However, two of the most common types are silicone and latex. Used for lap swimming, training and sometimes even competition, both of these options are affordable, comfortable and hydrodynamic. So how do you know which one is for you? Read on for the differences between both.

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    Here’s Why Every Swimmer Should Own A Snorkel

    When it comes to training, there’s always more to learn. From proper technique to equipment drills, we want to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your next swim. So today we’re focusing on the snorkel. With a soft mouthpiece and curved breathing tube, the snorkel is a diverse, multi-use product that comes in a variety of styles and forms. When utilized for training purposes, the snorkel helps athletes to enhance a range of skills and improve overall technique in the water. Curious to learn more about why you should be using a snorkel? Then read on below. THE SNORKEL SUPPORTS PROPER BODY POSITION. A swim snorkel helps…

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    Goggles Vs. Masks

    If you’re new to the aquatic sports world you may find yourself overwhelmed with the wide range of options that exists in the way of eyewear. From field of vision to overall construction, there’s a lot to consider. However, before getting into the nitty gritty details, it’s important to know what type of equipment you need. That’s where we come in. As a brand dedicated to providing athletes of all levels with the products they need to stay active and safe in the water, we want to help you find the equipment that will work best during your next swim. So today, we’re starting with the basics: swim goggles vs.…

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    How To Use A Drag Chute

    At TYR, we believe the work never stops- which is why we’ve designed our series of “How To” videos to help athletes properly take their training to the next level. This week we’re diving into equipment, specifically the drag chute. So whether you’re just getting started or hoping to gain a few more tips and tricks- TYR’s got you covered. Check out the video and our tips below, plus stay tuned for more tutorials to come! The Riptide Drag Chute is a tool for adding additional resistance training into your regular routine. By requiring a constant source of propulsion throughout the entire stroke cycle, resistance training can aid swimmers in…

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    Talking Tech With Cody Miller

    When it comes to performance technology, we’re always trying to push the limits of what’s possible. With our latest goggle release we decided to take peripheral range to a whole new level by expanding the view to 206° of side to side vision. As a brand we’re excited to provide athletes with a new goggle that includes industry leading features. But don’t just take our word for it. Let our resident experts tell you themselves! To learn more about what makes the all new Tracer-X Goggle worth the hype, check out our quick chat with Cody Miller below. Then scroll down for some more product info. In a recent vlog…

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    How Team TYR Trains With Fins

    When it comes to swim training, there’s a lot to be gained from the use of quality equipment. Whether you’re hoping to increase speed, amplify strength or hone in on your breathing, swim fins provide athletes with the ability to focus on specific areas, while enhancing balance and technique. To find out how Team TYR utilizes fins in their training routines, read on below. Plus be sure to check out our all new TYR Hydroblade Swim Fins, available now at TYR.com. Stroke And Rhythm Fins are an ideal tool for finding rhythm in your stroke. For Molly, this is a piece of equipment she turns to daily to hone in…