The Finis Zoomers Gold Short Blade Swim Training Fin is an updated version of the original Zoomers Fins. Made from a newly formulated material, these fins are comfortable and versatile - offering a full cardiovascular and strength-training workout indoors or outdoors. These fins are manufactured in Malaysia and are designed by Finis, a premier manufacturer of competitive swimming and diving gear.
Short Blade Design for Recreation, Cardio, and Strength Training
This short blade fin has been redesigned to provide optimal resistance to improve leg strength indoors and that perfect boost of added propulsion for outdoor swimming against tides and currents. The blades unique shape encourages shorter, quicker kicks without overloading the leg muscles. So the Finis Zoomers Gold Short Blade Swim Training Fin can be used for added cardiovascular conditioning or to help pick up the pace of your usual workout.
Rubber Foot Pockets Mold for a Custom Fit
The biggest improvement to these short blade training fins comes in the newly formulated material and design. This 100% natural rubber fin is long lasting and durable, while its soft rubber foot pocket keeps your foot comfortable and secureâ"doubly so when paired with the Finis Skin Socks.
The over-the-heel construction helps keep your foot locked in place while preventing hyperflexion (over-extension of the joints â" in this case, the ankle), and the fin blade aligns with the natural angle of the foot to promote a proper, fully extended kick.
Similarly designed, Finis' Zoomers Fit fins also feature a short blade, which is slightly stiffer for a tougher leg workout. Also, check out the Zoomers Z2 fins which are designed with fluid-separating channels for a stable, ergonomic kick.
|C||3.5 - 5.0||4.5 - 6.0||35 - 37|
|D||5.5 - 7.0||6.5 - 8.0||37.5 - 39|
|E||7.5 - 8.5||8.5 - 9.5||40 - 42|
|F||9.0 - 10.0||10.0 - 11.0||42.5 - 44|
|G||10.5 - 11.5||11.5 - 12.5||44.5 - 46|
|H||12.0 - 13.0||13.0 - 14.0||46.5 - 47.5|
To get an idea of the weight of the Finis Zoomers Gold Short Blade Swim Training Fin, a size âEâ fin weighs in at approximately 12.2 ounces.
The Aqua Gear Opinion
The short blade design of the Zoomers Gold fins builds leg strength while also training them for speed and endurance. Because these fins offer just enough resistance to feel the burn without having to overstrain, they can increase ankle flexibility as well as range of motion for a more efficient kick.
The Bottom Line
The Finis Zoomers Gold Short Blade Swim Training is a great all-around short blade training fin. It's comfortable, and specially designed to enhance your lower body workout without overloading your legs and tiring you out too soon. Pick up a pair of these short-bladed wonders today!