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Best Swimming Goggles

By Edited Oct 22, 2015 0 2

A Look At Some of the Best Swimming Goggles Online

For Competitive and Recreational Swimmers

Finding the best swimming goggles is important for anyone, whether they are a competitive or recreational swimmer.  There are a lot of factors that play into finding the best pair of goggles.  There's comfort, weight, appearance and quality, just to name a few.  Here are some of the best available right now, in no particular order.

Speedo Hydrospex
Why they should be considered the best swimming goggles:
-Wide gaskets makes them appealing to beginners.
-Come in both Junior and Adult sizes, so they are available to a larger customer base.
-They come in many different colors.
-Target more toward casual swimmers, they have wide lenses and are comfortable.

Speedo Vanquisher
Why they should be considered the best swimming goggles:
-Silicone seal and strap
-95% UV protection and anti-fog coating
-Three nose bridges for custom fit
-Double silicone strap for secure fit
-Average 4 star rating out of 5 on Amazon.com

Aqua Sphere Kaiman Swim Goggle
Why they should be considered the best swimming goggles:
-Two-piece goggle features a watertight seal and 180-degree, wide-angle visibility
-Strap adjustment is quick and easy
-Made of hypoallergenic Softeril material
-100% UVA and UVB protection; features a scratch-resistant and anti-fog coating

Barracuda Ultimate Goggle
Why they should be considered the best goggles:
-Fog resistant lenses
-Ultra soft conforming frame
-Double silicone strap
-Quick release buckle system
-Average 4 star rating out of 5 on Amazon.com

Predator Flex Polarized Goggle
Why they should be considered the best goggles:
-Lenses help reduce glare off the surface of the water.  This is done by having a special filter that blocks intense reflected light from the water.  
-This technology is beneficial for open water swimmers and triathletes.
-Reducing glare feature also helps improve visibility.

The best swimming goggles is a hard term to define.  Different people are looking for different features, based on what type of swimming they do.  Recreational swimmers usually care more about comfort and how the goggles look.  Competitive swimmers are more interested in how sleek the goggles are, since they need to move through the water as fast as possible.  It also matters if you're someone who swims indoors or outdoors.  If you only swim laps at your local gym, the UVA and UVB protection features are less important to you.  I recommend thinking about what type of swimming you plan on doing, and based on that, you can determine the best swimming goggles for you.



Apr 2, 2012 1:30pm
These sound great! We went through a few goggles when my children were on the swim team.
Apr 2, 2012 3:57pm
Thanks for the read Introspective!
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