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Do swim fins really help?

Muscle Builder

They're not only for your legs. Swim fins help condition your legs as much as they do your arms. Think about it. You swim faster with swim fins, so your arms need to move faster to keep up.

Your arms don't have to pull as hard to move your weight through the water, your legs are doing that with the help of the fins. Your arms need to slice through the water, learning better technique.



5/4/2009 5:13:36 PM
Sylvia said:

Please tell me what muscles specifically fins help with. It seems almost like cheating, as I go really fast, and swimming becomes much easier. How is that of benefit?


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