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Choosing the right swimwear for your body

Choosing the right swimwear for your body

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Choosing the right swimwear for your figure is not just about looking cool in the pool. It can offer increased body comfort and even help improve competitive performance.

Choosing the right swimwear is essential, and it is not just a matter function over form. We all want to look good in the pool as we work towards a trim new figure.

The good news is that dress codes in many pools have been relaxed to allow for additional modesty. 

Nowadays you can wear almost anything you want (it’s always worth checking with your pool first though) and it’s important you feel comfortable.

The more you swim the more you will tone up as swimming is one of the best all round sports to get you in shape.  And just because you think everyone is looking at you they’re not - they are just worrying about what they look like!


You don’t need to have Gok Wan on hand to give you tips on how to bare your body just use our guides in this section on how to choose the best swimwear for both women and men!


Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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