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Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. Swimming laps in a string bikini meant for lounging on the beach would basically be like jogging in jeans and a sweater. If it is too big, the suit can slow you down and have a similar effect. A properly fitting suit is also important to prevent painful chafing, according to Christine Frietchen, a two-time Ironman triathlete and former president of the Brooklyn Tri Club. Swimmers love this minimal style for a durable everyday training suit.
An author of numerous books and articles on design, she is a public-minded critic, frequent lecturer, and AIGA Gold Medalist. Read More. When people started swimming 50, years ago, no one bothered with swim suits. Why get the fur wet on your new caveman outfit?