The swim caps are used to keep hair dry and relatively free of water chlorination, and also to isolate the ears from water.
Some installations require the use of swim caps, which are used to protect water filters so they don’t get obstructed by swimmers hair.
In competitive swimming caps are made of silicone or latex that fit the user's head, covering the hair of the swimmer.
Best brands available on the market are: Speedo Swim caps, Lycra swim caps, TYR, Nike and Kiefer.
This reduces drag in the water caused by hair down.
This article is essential for competitive swimming and desirable for the hygiene of the pools, is the article, swim caps, indispensable in the stock of any swimmer.
The purpose of the cap in the competition is to reduce drive resistances produced by hair down, reducing the front surface to keep the hair and stuck tight to the head. Also of course prevent hair bother us while we swam.
In the competition also has a negligible little goal, advertising, either for the country the competitors belong to or for personal gain, since the cap is the most visible part that can be seen as a swimmer competes.
In heated pools you must use swim caps by law for reasons of hygiene and economic reasons, as the hairs rapidly block filters and pipes.
But sometimes it is very annoying especially if the water temperature is above what is desirable for the practice of this sport, the heat causes the cap can be unbearable.