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Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX  

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$74.00

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PRODUCT DETAILS:

  • Features PowerFLEX fabric:
    • Durable fabric goes strong after continuous exposure in the pool.
    • Engineered to last 5-10 times longer than ordinary swimwear.
    • Resists sagging, bagging and the effects of suntan lotion, skin oils, and chlorine.
  • Soft cups for modest coverage and light support.
  • Front liner.
  • Moderate leg height.
  • Fabric: 74% Nylon/26% Xtra Life LYCRAŽ fiber.

Customer Ratings and Reviews:

SPEEDOSolid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX
 
3.7

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality (12)
  • Attractive (9)
  • Dries quickly (9)
  • Good size/fit (9)
  • Lightweight (8)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (3)
  • Poor fit (3)

Best Uses

  • Casual swimming (6)
  • Lap swimming (4)
    • Fit:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      61% 

      (11 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (11), Comfort-oriented (9), Conservative (5), Athletic (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love the feel!

I love this suit, it really feels great swimming laps. Only one negative - I'm plus size and the front should be a bit higher. Way too much cleavage when the suit gets...Read complete review

I love this suit, it really feels great swimming laps. Only one negative - I'm plus size and the front should be a bit higher. Way too much cleavage when the suit gets wet.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good product

I am 5' 6" tall and 226 pounds of weight. I lost 85 pounds. Because I cannot do high impact exercises I swim every day. I know that the Speedo swimsuits are...Read complete review

I am 5' 6" tall and 226 pounds of weight. I lost 85 pounds. Because I cannot do high impact exercises I swim every day. I know that the Speedo swimsuits are excellent to practice swimming because their strips remains in place and the material is thin.

The only situation that I have is that I have fatty bags under the arms specifically towards the back. With this type of swimsuit the fatty bags tends to be noted more because of the Strips. I need one with more coverage in that area.

I decided to use it but I have to accommodate the bathing suit every time I get out of the water. I do not think that it is a problem of the product but I didn't choose the right one for my back situation.

Spanish Version
Mido 5' 6" de estatura y peso 226 libras. He perdido 85 libras de peso. Debido a que no puedo hacer ejercicios de alto impacto mi ejercicio diario es nadar. Sé que los trajes de baño Speedo son excelentes para practicar natación porque sus manguillos se mantienen en su lugar y el material es liviano.

La única situación que tengo es que tengo grasa bajo los brasos especificamente hacia la espalda. Este tipo de traje de baño tiende a hacerla notar mas porque en esa zona la tirilla es muy angosta. Necesito un traje de baño que cubra mas en esa zona.

Decidí utilizarlo pero tengo que acomodar el traje de baño cada vez que salgo del agua. No creo que sea un problema del producto sino que no elegí el correcto.

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3.0

No support for the chest.

By obx4sun

from Remington, VA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

      I returned the suit due to there not being any bra support.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Not a good fit

      By No nick name

      from Tallahassee

      About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

      • Poor Fit

      Best Uses

        Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

        The size I ordered is my usual size, but did no fit at all. Will be returning the item.

        • Fit:
        • Feels too small
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Works for me

        By Hammerwater Kate

        from East coast

        About Me Comfort-oriented, Conservative, Practical

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer
        A Bronze Reviewer has written 2 or more reviews.

        Pros

        • Dries Quickly
        • Feels good
        • Good Fit
        • High Quality
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

            I don't want to think about my suit while I'm swimming laps, and with this one, I don't have to.

            • Fit:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            comfort and style

            By pool Jeanne

            from New York

            About Me Athletic, Comfort-oriented

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer
            A Bronze Reviewer has written 2 or more reviews.

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Dries Quickly
            • Flattering
            • Good Fit
            • High Quality
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • At The Beach
              • Casual Swimming

              Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

              Good purchase

              • Fit:
              • Feels true to size

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Good fit but fades immediately

              By Swimmer

              from Philadelphia, PA

              About Me Athletic

              Verified Buyer
              A Helpful Reviewer has received 2 or more helpful votes.

              Pros

              • Good Fit

              Cons

              • Fades
              • Lost Color

              Best Uses

              • Fitness Swiimming
              • Fitness Swimminglaps
              • Fitness Swimming Laps

              Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

              The fit was true to size and came on the date promised but this suit faded immediately. By the third week it looked like an old, used and terribly worn suit.

              • Fit:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              fit

              By Kathleen

              from Virginia

              About Me Comfort-oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Poor Fit

                Best Uses

                  Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                  I am exercising 3 times a week in the pool and trying to get into shape. I am extremely disappointed in Speedo for not doing a better job fo the plus sizes. It's very discouraging.

                  • Fit:
                  • Feels too small
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  not flattering for plus size.

                  By Jen

                  from Texas

                  Pros

                  • Good Fit
                  • High Quality
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Poor Coverage

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                    I will be sending this back because of the poor coverage. The picture makes it look like it's cut high at the chest. I don't evan have a lot of cleavage and it was already VERY low cut on me - I don't want to know where it would end up by the time i was done swimming laps. Also, the way the back is cut is not at all flattering for plus size. again, you can't tell this from the picture - they should really use models to get a better idea. I really like the razorback straps for swimsuits so the straps don't fall down once the stretch starts to fade, but the way this suit is cut is too bare in the back for my comfort. Too bad becuase it seems like nice quality.

                    • Fit:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Basics are reliable

                    By Swim 5

                    from New London, CT

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                          I order two of these suits every year as I swim in a pool 5 days a week. However, PLEASE do not put tags along the back seam! They itch and are irritating even when cut out.
                          The Speedo logo says it all. Print the size on the lining of the suit. No need for tags of any kind.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          Comment on this review

                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Love the feel!

                          By Plus Size Swimmer

                          from Florence, OR

                          About Me Athletic, Conservative, High-end shopper, Practical

                          Verified Buyer
                          A Helpful Reviewer has received 2 or more helpful votes.

                          Pros

                          • Dries Quickly
                          • High Quality
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Poor Coverage

                          Best Uses

                          • Lap swimming

                          Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                          I love this suit, it really feels great swimming laps. Only one negative - I'm plus size and the front should be a bit higher. Way too much cleavage when the suit gets wet.

                          • Fit:
                          • Feels true to size
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          Comment on this review

                           
                          5.0

                          Love it!

                          By Plus Size Lap Swimmer

                          from Nashville, TN

                          About Me Comfort-oriented, Conservative, Practical

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design
                          • Dries Quickly
                          • Flattering
                          • Good Fit
                          • High Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Lap swimming

                            Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                            I have ordered this suit before and love it. Because I am plus size and swim laps, the straps fit perfectly for me and don't slide off my shoulders.

                            • Fit:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            Comment on this review

                             
                            5.0

                            Great lap swimming

                            By LM

                            from Madison, WI

                            About Me Athletic

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attractive Design

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Lap swimming

                              Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                              Love the suit. A little big in the chest, but I am a little small in the chest. Feels great. Looks great.

                              • Fit:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              Comment on this review

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              best fitting suit ever!

                              By Heyther

                              from North Dakota

                              About Me Comfort-oriented, Conservative, Practical

                              Verified Buyer
                              A Helpful Reviewer has received 2 or more helpful votes.

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Dries Quickly
                              • Flattering
                              • Good Fit
                              • High Quality
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • Too low cut in front

                              Best Uses

                              • Lap swimming

                              Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                              I ordered this suit a size too small and I am glad I did as it fits perfrectly. My only complaint is that Speedo needs to make this suit a little higher on the bust line. Other than that I love that when I swim laps, I don't have to worry about straps falling off my shoulders.

                              • Fit:
                              • Feels too big
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              Comment on this review

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Not enough breast coverage

                              By Amy

                              from Huntsville, AL

                              About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Flattering
                              • High Quality

                              Cons

                              • Poor Coverage

                              Best Uses

                              • At The Beach
                              • Casual Swimming

                              Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                              I am 5'1" and have a D cup breast with all the back fat. This is the 2nd Speedo suit I have bought. From just under the breast area down it fits great. Lots of coverage in the hip and butt. No riding up. I wish the breast area went around the back more to pull in more of the side fat, like a bra does. I bought both my speedos because of the racer back and best coverage I can find. Because I am short most of the dept store suits straps are too long. These are just perfect. Nice pattern fabric would be good for choices too.

                              • Fit:
                              • Feels too small
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              Comment on this review

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              3.0

                              Eh, it's okay.

                              By Casual Swimmer

                              from Washington, DC

                              About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

                              Pros

                              • Chest won't pop out
                              • Decent fit

                              Cons

                              • Tight Leg Holes
                              • VERY conservative cut

                              Best Uses

                              • Casual Swimming

                              Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                              It's an okay suit. Very low cut on the thighs. I think it will do the trick for casual swim and wearing for water activities like rafting. Not winning any beauty contests with this one but that's not really what I'm looking for. And as a side note (which I think another reviewer mentioned) the price tag on the suit is lower than what you'll pay online. Seriously, Speedo? It makes me question the integrity of the company and whether I'd order from them again.

                              • Fit:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              Comment on this review

                              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Great Suit

                              By Tutu

                              from Tujunga CA

                              About Me Conservative, Practical

                              See all my reviews

                              Verified Buyer
                              A Bronze Reviewer has written 2 or more reviews.

                              Pros

                              • Dries Quickly
                              • Flattering
                              • Good Fit
                              • High Quality

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Casual Swimming

                                Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                                I got this suit for my daughter and she loves it. It looks good on her. She uses it to lap swim and it works great in the pool.

                                • Fit:
                                • Feels too small
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • Yes

                                Comment on this review

                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Excellent Purchase

                                By Swim Mom

                                from Atwater, CA

                                About Me Comfort-oriented

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Dries Quickly
                                • Good Fit
                                • High Quality

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Casual Swimming
                                  • Racing

                                  Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                                  My daughter loved the suit. We actually received a defective suit the first time. I called Speedo to get a replacement and received THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE ever! They sent out the new suit, which I received the next day. Excellent experience! The suit fits great and looks great.

                                  • Fit:
                                  • Feels true to size
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

                                  Comment on this review

                                   
                                  3.0

                                  Good product

                                  By Nereida Puertorriqueña

                                  from San Juan, Puerto Rico

                                  About Me Practical

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Dries Quickly
                                  • High Quality
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Trainning

                                    Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                                    I am 5' 6" tall and 226 pounds of weight. I lost 85 pounds. Because I cannot do high impact exercises I swim every day. I know that the Speedo swimsuits are excellent to practice swimming because their strips remains in place and the material is thin.

                                    The only situation that I have is that I have fatty bags under the arms specifically towards the back. With this type of swimsuit the fatty bags tends to be noted more because of the Strips. I need one with more coverage in that area.

                                    I decided to use it but I have to accommodate the bathing suit every time I get out of the water. I do not think that it is a problem of the product but I didn't choose the right one for my back situation.

                                    Spanish Version
                                    Mido 5' 6" de estatura y peso 226 libras. He perdido 85 libras de peso. Debido a que no puedo hacer ejercicios de alto impacto mi ejercicio diario es nadar. Sé que los trajes de baño Speedo son excelentes para practicar natación porque sus manguillos se mantienen en su lugar y el material es liviano.

                                    La única situación que tengo es que tengo grasa bajo los brasos especificamente hacia la espalda. Este tipo de traje de baño tiende a hacerla notar mas porque en esa zona la tirilla es muy angosta. Necesito un traje de baño que cubra mas en esa zona.

                                    Decidí utilizarlo pero tengo que acomodar el traje de baño cada vez que salgo del agua. No creo que sea un problema del producto sino que no elegí el correcto.

                                    • Fit:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

                                    Comment on this review

                                     
                                    3.0

                                    I would try 2 sizes

                                    By triathalon first timer

                                    from Mashpee, MA

                                    About Me Practical

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attractive Design
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                    • Irregular Cut
                                    • Poor Fit

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                                      I had bought this to wear in a triathalon. The sizing was larger than what I needed and there was not enough time for me to exchange it. It didn't fit right in places that needed to be tight fitting.

                                      • Fit:
                                      • Feels too big
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

                                      Comment on this review

                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      Nice Suit

                                      By Weeki Wachee

                                      from Atlanta, GA

                                      About Me Stylish

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Attractive Design
                                      • Dries Quickly
                                      • Flattering
                                      • High Quality
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Runs large

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Aqua Aerobics

                                        Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                                        I love this swimsuit. It doesn't have that usual plus size boxy shaping. It holds you in but is still very lightweight and does not restrict your movements while exercising. It does run large, if you're short waisted, I would buy the smaller size.

                                        • Fit:
                                        • Feels too big
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

                                        Comment on this review

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Great fit and quality too

                                        By Tini

                                        from seffner, Fl

                                        About Me Practical

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Good Fit
                                        • High Quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Casual Swimming
                                          • Racing

                                          Comments about SPEEDO Solid Moderate Ultraback Plus Size (20-24) - PowerFLEX:

                                          Great Fit and looks good

                                          • Fit:
                                          • Feels true to size
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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