The Truth About Swim Fins

WHY SWIM WITH FINS? Increase fitness and cardiovascular conditioning Although swimming is considered one of the best aerobic or cardiovascular-conditioning exercises, many people forget to use their legs where the largest muscles are located. Since the greatest cardiovascular benefits come from including the highest percentage of the body’s muscles – that’s why cross-country skiing and …

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Why Swim With Slim Fins?

Improve Body Position and Swimming Technique Fins add extra propulsion to the stroke, which increases a swimmer’s speed through the water. Good swimmers tend to plane on top of the water while poor swimmers tend to drag their legs and swim in a more vertical position slowing them down. One of the goals of swimming …

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Why Swim Fins? Strong Kick

Develop Leg Strength Kicking with fins is like lifting weights: the added resistance of the water on the blade of the fin increases the workload on your leg muscles. Your body adapts by increasing the strength and endurance of the muscles involved. Stronger muscles move more water making you swim faster, all other things being …

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Hand Shaping Fins

To make a perfect swim fin you need to shape them by hand. This way you can feel the shape as your hand and mind shape performance. Then once the shape is developed, we can make a mold, cast the fin and go water test. The original Force Fin took over 20 different shapes and …

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The Foot Tells All

Are you having a terrestrial experience in water or are you free? “The human foot is our most distinctive adaptation. Twenty-six bones, moving against each other over complex – sometimes multi-bone – joint surfaces held in a three-dimensional latticework of ligaments and tendons, cushioned below by fibrous and fatty pads and thick skin. Together, these …

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