my favorite Fin, PDF Review by Kim
I have been using the PDF since the early years and I must confess I have never used a more comfortable and effective swim aid. Swimming is my sport passion. I always return to it. Swimming is the one form of exercise that I can come back to again and again, through fads, trends,and changinig times. I enjoy cross training and participating in many types of land sports. In doing so, sometimes I sustain an injury, and I return to the pool for healing and rejuvenation. If I've been a few months away, which can be the case through the holidays, come early spring I return to the water, my old friend. At this time, the PDF's help me back into a good hydrodynamic rhythm and glide, letting my shoulders ease into the load very gradually over the first few weeks. This is vital for me at 57. Once my training starts to pick up and I am gaining strength and form, the PDF's continue to tune my stroke, lengthen my reach, and extend my hydrodynamics. I use the PDF's for all strokes, free, back, breast, and fly. Especially for the fly! The PDF's honestly get me back to a swimmig form faster than any other swim aid I have used. For me, they are the single best fitness tool I can bring when I travel, even more important than my running shoes. If I had to choose between my goggles and my PDF's, well, there is no question. And they are so compact too! Oh, and the absolute best for open water, especially when there is a light to moderate chop, which there always seems to be:). As a former competitive swimmer and now a seasonal life-fitness swimmer, PDF's so comfortably enhance my technique, enable my tempo and fitness level, and increase the safety level of my open-water swimming. - Kim
(Posted on 4/25/12)
ONLY FINS I WEAR Review by maryswimz
IF YOU HAVEN'T TRIED THESE, DO YOURSELF AND YOUR SWIMMING A FAVOR, TRY THEM! I AM A 61 YEAR OLD FITNESS LAP SWIMMER WHO LOVES FINS. I STARTED OUT MANY YEARS AGO WITH ZOOMERS BLUE, [THE FIRST VERSION], LOVED THEM...AND THEN, OUT OF CURIOSITY, STARTED TRYING OTHERS: I BOUGHT THE POSITIVE DRIVE FINS BECAUSE I WAS INTRIGUED BY THE SHAPE. THEY HAD JUST COME OUT AND CAME ONLY IN AN ORANGE SHERBET COLOR! I LOVED THEM BUT HAD TO TRY OTHERS TOO: HYDRO TRAINING FINS I GOT AT THE SPORTING GOODS STORE[NOT GOOD], THEN GOT NEOPRENE POCKET FINS, NOT COMFORTABLE; THEN GOT FORCE FINS[$100!] AT THE URGING OF A FELLOW LAP SWIMMER. WHAT A WASTE OF MONEY. EACH NEW SET OF FINS ENDED UP IN THE BACK OF MY CLOSET AND I WENT BACK TO THESE PDFS. THEY ARE THE BEST. HAVE HAD THEM AT LEAST 10 YEARS AND THEY ARE AS GOOD AS WHEN I BOUGHT THEM.
THEY ARE CHEAP, EASY TO TRANSPORT, AND JUST AS ADVERTISED. ALL STROKE FINS FOR ALL SWIMMERS! BUY THEM---YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT!
(Posted on 3/13/12)