Swimming is a great sport which strengthens the body and gives swimmers a good workout to stay fit. However, it can be slightly more difficult to monitor or keep track of a workout in the water compared to running on the tracks, or cycling, for instance. “Most fitness enthusiasts and serious athletes who partake in swimming as part of their training routine can’t remember how many laps they swam last week or how many calories they burned,” says John Mix, President of FINIS. The Swimsense Performance Monitor is a new release of Finis, the Worldwide Leader in Technical Swimming Development and provider of select training equipment for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team, to monitor performance more effectively.
Swinsense is a sensitive device worn around the wrist of the swimmer that can automatically detect swim strokes, laps, distance, and speed, as well as calculate the calories burned. The device is the first in the market that is designed to distinguish between butterfly, freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. In addition, users can customize the pool size and personal information such as gender, weight and age of the swimmer to calculate the calories burned. The device features advanced motion sensing technology that enables even professional swimmers to record their performance in sophisticated detail and compare the information to previous workouts recorded.