Choosing the Right Swimwear for your Body

Choosing the right swimwear is essential so that you look good, feel great and get the most out of your swim. A poor swimsuit can slow you down.

If you are a MySwimfit member you can get 20% off Speedos at the Speedo shop. Sign up for free now.It’s important you feel comfortable when going to the pool. The dress codes in many pools have been relaxed to allow for additional modesty and nowadays you can wear almost anything you want - it’s always worth checking with your pool first though.

Don't forget to choose your swimsuit based on end use. Ladies, it's fairly pointless buying a string bikini if you plan on swimming laps or surfing, it'll be floating off without you.

Sports swimsuits will have added features to help with support, streamlining and comfort, so check them out if you're planning on doing more than keeping cool poolside on holiday.

We have some advice on how to choose fitness and competition swimwear to flatter your shape here: