TYR’s new ankle float has an interesting feel in the water.

TYR’s new ankle float has an interesting feel in the water—its purpose is to add resistance (of varying degree, depending on which side is facing up), and the shackle-like device slips onto your ankles easily. The float requires more strength to swim with than a pull buoy, but not as much as using a band, and normal hip rotation felt slightly prohibited. If you’re someone who finds himself kicking while wearing a normal buoy, this float stops that while still providing lower-body flotation.

TYR Hydrofoil Ankle Float

$20, Tyr.com

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