If you plan on racing, you need a wetsuit. Whilst providing maximum buoyancy, ladies triathlon wetsuits should allow a range of motion for the chest, shoulders and legs. The higher you float, the faster you will swim as well as saving energy.
The neoprene material of a wetsuit keeps the swimmer warm as well as providing buoyancy and reduction of drag. It is vital to conserve energy while swimming as there will be running and biking left to do.
Scuba diving, surfing and windsurfing require a different type of wetsuit from swimming. The important thing about womens triathlon wetsuits is how they interact with the surrounding water. The purpose is protection, warmth and speed.
The wetsuit purchased should be snug with no excess fabric. Shoulder mobility must be retained when wearing the suit and the fit of the neckline is important. It needs to be comfortable and for the wearer not to feel suffocated. Leg and armholes need to be equally snug so water is not pulled in to slow the swimmer.
It is important to try on a wetsuit before purchasing. There are various models and brands available. However another option is to rent a suit before commit to purchase.
Water temperature may determine the choice of whether triathlon wetsuits for women are full wetsuits or sleeveless. It is vital to try on different styles of wetsuit in the company of a person who understands the fit of a wetsuit. As with purchasing a bike, a correctly fitting wetsuit will be effective in the water and comfortable to wear as well as lasting for years with some care.
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