5 Bathing Suits that Will Stay Put as You Ride Those Waves

Summer is in full swing, and while we may have already found our signature swimsuit of the season, will it hold up when it comes to your water-based workouts or those exciting summer adventures? Luckily, just as our leggings and tank tops have evolved over the past few years, so have athletic swimsuits!

If you’ve been looking to step up your game when it comes to these kind of suits, look no further than the following five killer new finds.

Intricate straps 

Leading the way in quality and performance in the fitness apparel market, Athleta does an amazing job of making functional swimwear for every way you stay active in the water. This tankini fits snugly, making it a flattering fit for any body shape, and offers increased support in the bust, making it perfect for ladies with a fuller chest. Pair it with matching bottoms, or add in your favorite sport bikini bottoms into the mix for a more personalized look!
Buy it now: Athleta Tri-ssential Tankini, $52

Cap it off 

In a monogamous relationship with your “it” summer suit? All is not lost! This comfortable and flattering vest turns even the tiniest bikini into a fully functional swim top. It’s the perfect combination of rash guard and wet suit, keeping you fully supported from the lap pool all the way to the summer ocean swells. 
Buy it now: LA Kasbah Cap Sleeved Vest, $95

Chic cutout 

If you’re a luxury activewear kind of gal, you need to check out this universally flattering and ultra chic one-piece by Ultracor. Similar to their killer leggings, this swimsuit is both functional and stylish. Whether you’re diving off your local diving board, swimming in a triathlon or leaping off a tropical island waterfall, you can feel confident that your fashionable athletic suit will hold up its end of the deal when it comes to support and coverage. The high-quality material makes it a solid investment that you can keep for many more seasons to come.
Buy it now: Ultracor Point Break Silk One Piece Suit, $280

Serious style 

As one of the leading triathlon brands for women, Betty Designs really knows how to make a suit that’s beautiful and functional. And they certainly thought of everything when they designed this suit: pockets for gear storage, an ergonomic design that adapts perfectly to your body regardless of shape, and a fast-drying technical material that dries quickly, stays put and stands up to the elements. It even shields you from the sun’s harmful rays with SPF 50+ protection.
Buy it now: Betty Designs Women’s Team Issue Triathlon Suit, $158

Zip it up 

Channel some serious Baywatch vibes in this suit! If you’re an adventure seeker when it comes to the waves, you’re not going to want to miss out on this one. The G Bomb is the holy grail of surfer swim suits, and it’s all I wear when I hit the waves longboarding or any other form of water sport. The quality is incredible at the price point, and needs to be in your swimwear lineup ASAP.
Buy it now: Rip Curl G Bomb Sleeveless Bikini Spring Suit, $90


Mandy Gragg is a New York City-based certified personal trainer/group fitness instructor and an active fashion and beauty blogger.