How do i keep my goggles from fogging??
Spit in them. Rub it around a bit. I think maybe there's some sort of product you could buy, but spit is so much more economical.
+1 on spiting! however, mine do fog again after maybe 15-20 minutes no matter what...
Since I had been scuba diving for years before I started triathlon I have always used a commercial defog product to ensure my goggles do not fog up. Most any of the products out there work about the same so go with the cheapest. You can find some at any dive shop and it only takes a drop in each side to provide more than an hour of clear vision.
Spitting does work but does not last as long.
there is a commercial product a spray you can buy. Most goggles should never be spat in. never touch the interior with anything. Verify they are the right size on on correctly then you shouldn't have problems with fogging. I find when they start to fog it's because they have come to the end of their life span and they start to leak move etc;
+2 on the SCUBA goop. Also--they make anti fog goggles. They work for awhile. Like Warrior I usually replace them once they start fogging. The non anti fog are fine for spitting and that will work, but only for a limited time, did that in practice in HS (of course that was 22 yrs ago), you don't notice it while doing sets because it lasts, but for a race it's not such a great solution.
I just try to keep them as dry as possible to the start of the swim or race. Then they sit so tight that it's not enough moisture in my eyes to fog them up.
[quote=Warrior]there is a commercial product a spray you can buy. Most goggles should never be spat in. never touch the interior with anything. Verify they are the right size on on correctly then you shouldn't have problems with fogging. I find when they start to fog it's because they have come to the end of their life span and they start to leak move etc; [/quote]
Sounds so delicate for a product that cost less than $3.http://www.swimoutlet.com/product_p/1147.htm
I can't see anything anyway during the race so when they fog in the pool I just let it go. I rinse them in between sets, lol.
[quote=Warrior]Most goggles should never be spat in. never touch the interior with anything... [/quote]
I've never had much luck with the anti-fog coating lasting very long, even when I am very careful not to touch the inside. Spit does work, but you can also mix baby shampoo and water in a spray bottle (half & half) and spray the insides with a light coating & let it dry. This seems to work pretty well also & lasts longer.
The baby shampoo trick is absolutely the best. I bought some defogger in a snorkel shop and it smelled just like baby shampoo. I started making my own and I actually use doggie shampoo but it is the same tearless type formula. I use a solution of about 4:1 water to shampoo and just coat the goggles, quickly rinse in the pool and go. It always lasts for well over an hour in pool, lake or salt water.
+1 for baby shampoo.
When I used to teach scuba this is what I kept in my bag...a 99 cent bottle will be lost before you ever run out.
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