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The Buoyancy Shorts were first developed by Zone3 back in 2008 and have over a decade of fantastic customer reviews behind them and have helped many thousands of swimmers to improve both their body position in the water and swim technique.
The Full Leg Buoyancy Shorts go a step further and offer full leg buoyancy. They are made from top quality Yamamoto smoothskin neoprene and are stitched and bonded just the same as a triathlon wetsuit. They are designed using 3mm neoprene down the centre and 5mm neoprene down the sides. The 3mm provides the additional buoyancy whilst the 5mm side panels complement this by promoting hip rotation through each stroke.
What makes this product different
With the extra buoyancy support, you can focus more on the technique of the arm stroke, without the constant battle to keep the hips and legs in a high position in the water.
Results have shown that over time a swimmer’s body position, speed and endurance can be significantly increased by training with buoyancy shorts.
The buoyancy short are for any level of triathlete who wants to refine their open water swimming technique whilst in a pool. Swimming in a wetsuit during a triathlon is very different to swimming without a wetsuit during a swimming race. The majority of your power needs to derive from your upper body whereas your legs and core provide the essential control.
This product concept has received hundreds of positive reviews from swimmers who have seen significant improvements in body position, speed and endurance by training with buoyancy shorts. Despite the great feeling they give a swimmer in the water it's best to only use these shorts during certain swim sets rather than the full session. Intended to be worn over your usual swimwear and this product is perfect for use in open-water training or races as an alternative to swimming in a full wetsuit.