Chances are your favorite training suit will work just fine! Those jammers, briefs or square leg suits are great options for what to wear under a triathlon wetsuit. No need to wear a shirt; however, if you want to cover your torso, make sure it is covered with something that won’t move around a lot.
- 1 Do you wear anything underneath a wetsuit?
- 2 Do you wear anything under a triathlon suit?
- 3 What do female triathletes wear under wetsuit?
- 4 Do you wear a swimsuit under a triathlon suit?
- 5 Is it okay to pee in a wetsuit?
- 6 What should a child wear under a wetsuit?
- 7 Do tri suits have padding?
- 8 What do females wear for a triathlon?
- 9 Do I need a tri suit?
- 10 Do you wear tri top under wetsuit?
- 11 What is the difference between a tri suit and a wetsuit?
- 12 What do you wear under a wetsuit open water?
- 13 What do you wear under a rental wetsuit?
Do you wear anything underneath a wetsuit?
It is a common question, and the answer is no, a wetsuit is not waterproof! You must bare this in mind when deciding what to wear under a wetsuit, as anything under the suit will get wet. Some thicker suits are knows as “Semi-Dry” suits, but again, whatever you wear, will get wet!
Do you wear anything under a triathlon suit?
Nope, you don’t need to wear underwear under a tri-suit. Your tri-suit won’t come off from the moment you start a race – either under a wetsuit or on its own if the water is warm enough – until you’ve crossed the finish line, so if you want to go commando you’re more than welcome!
What do female triathletes wear under wetsuit?
Just like men, women should wear a triathlon suit under their wetsuit. Depending on the model of the tri suit, you may find that it comes with a built-in bra. For the models that don’t, you would be required to wear a sports bra underneath the tri suit.
Do you wear a swimsuit under a triathlon suit?
You usually don’t wear a swimsuit under a tri suit. As you’re already doing (and I do the same thing), wear a sports bra underneath for any tri tops/suits that don’t have the internal bra already attached if you feel you need the extra support, but definitely no to a swim suit.
Is it okay to pee in a wetsuit?
Urinating inside a dry wetsuit is definitely not a good idea – it will start stinking and corroding the seams and stitching of your second skin. While in the lineup, if peeing is the only option, let some saltwater get in and drain out, avoiding lying down on your board for a long time.
What should a child wear under a wetsuit?
Diving or fitted bicycle shorts are an excellent protection for your body in the wetsuit. Since they are pressed tightly against your skin, you won’t feel them once you put on your wetsuit, and they won’t limit your movement.
Do tri suits have padding?
A triathlon suit/kit is typically made of a moisture-wicking material and has a small pad in the short for cycling. The pad is thin, unlike the thick chamois pad for cycling, so you will want to spend some time on your bike wearing it ahead of time in order to get accustomed to less padding.
What do females wear for a triathlon?
Some women can get away with a tight triathlon suit, while others are more comfortable in a sporty swimsuit top or a moisture-wicking sports bra that will not get saturated during the swim. Make sure all your attire, including your sports bra, is ‘tried and true’ come race day.
Do I need a tri suit?
Triathlon suits: Not necessary, but nice-to-have. A good triathlon suit is designed specifically for triathlon, and offers benefits that may help you race faster and be as comfortable as possible.
Do you wear tri top under wetsuit?
Tri shorts are a key piece of equipment to have on for the whole race. As for the top, men and women might both consider wearing a singlet — a tri-specific top — which can also be worn under the wetsuit. Those who go all-out and choose to wear an actual triathlon suit can easily wear that under the wetsuit.
What is the difference between a tri suit and a wetsuit?
The wetsuit will help you keep warm in the colder water, hence on warmer swims the use of a wetsuit may be prohibited – in which case, you just swim in the tri suit. So, in the UK the vast majority of open water swims and triathlon events will allow wetsuit use.
What do you wear under a wetsuit open water?
The trunks or swimming costume you’d normally wear in your local swimming pool is all that’s required to wear under your wetsuit. And if you are training for an open water swim, that’s all you’ll need for the rest of the season.
What do you wear under a rental wetsuit?
Fitted bicycle shorts or diving shorts are incredibly useful when worn under a wetsuit. For best results, you’ll want to go for a pair of diving shorts that are made of neoprene, which will make it buoyant and light, but thick enough to provide added warmth.