Strong Suited: 10 Athletic Swimsuits For Women

Aqua Sphere Gina ($50)

Speedo Heathered Clip Back 2-Piece ($78)

Coeur Sports Fleet Foxes Bikini ($60) and Oiselle Flyer Jacket ($160)

Prana Taala Top ($55) and Ramba Bottom ($49)

Carve Cataline Bikini Top ($44) and Bottom ($48)

Oiselle Rizzo Top ($64) and Bottom ($62)

Zoot Performance Swim Fastlane Suit ($70) and Etherwind Jacket ($85)

TYR Camo Star Crosscutfit Workout Bikini ($55)

Aqua Sphere Cindy ($74.95)

Betty Designs Tropical Stripe Sexy Back ($90)

Photos: John David Becker

Gone are the days of having to choose between style and substance in a training bathing suit. The latest designs in women’s active swimwear offer the best of both worlds: technical fabrics that perform in the pool and on-trend styles that seamlessly carry over to a recovery day at the beach. Triathlete and Tone It Up ( co-founder Karena Dawn suits up in some of our favorite active options, all wear-tested and Masters-workout-approved.

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