The A-Z guide to everything you need to know about PoolMates
A- all you need to count your laps, strokes,
B- best value of any swimming watch
C- counting, let’s face it we all forget how many laps we swim. The PoolMate will count for you so you dont have to.
D- distance, in metres or yards it’s recorded for you
E- efficiency, the time for 25m plus the number of strokes, see how this number changes are your technique improves
F- frees you up to concentrate on your stroke
G- grey, just one of the colours the PoolMate and PoolMatePro is available in.
H- heartrate, the PoolMateHR will sense your heartrate in the water and count your laps (most heartrate monitors do not work in water at all)
I- innovative, from idea to product, here’s the story
J- Jim Irlam, the technical brain behind the PoolMate and reluctant swimmer
K- United Kingdom, designed and developed here and proud of it
L- Lisa Irlam, the business brain and ceo, she likes being a faster swimmer than Jim!
M- models, with 4 different models it’s easy to pick the one for you.
N- norseman, Lisa completed the “hardest triathlon in the world” in 2013
O- Olympics, Swimovate cover girl Ellie Faulkner competed in the 2012 Olympics
P-PoolMate is the name, swimming is our game.
Q- quality product and support, they believe in offering the best
R- rest times, PoolMates record each set you swim as well as rest times between them
S- strokes per lap, stroke length, stroke rate, PoolMates record it all
T- timing, never need to struggle with the pace clock again, it’s all on your wrist.
U- upload your swim data to a computer and study all your stats
V- volume, download to a computer to see graphs including your monthly volumes.
W- water resistant of course, it’s for swimming after all
X- Xmas, the idea present of any swimmer
Y- yards or metres, no problem at all
Z- zzzz, the PoolMateLive and PoolMateHR have vibration alarms that will buzz after a set number of laps or time interval