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Quick Look: TYR’s New Ankle Float

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

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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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