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  1. What you need for your first swimming lesson
    What you need for your first swimming lesson

    What you need for your first swimming lesson

    While it might seem obvious what you needed for a first swimming lesson, it's not always clear beyond the swimwear and towel. Here's a handy checklist to make sure that first experience in the pool is the best it can possible be regardless of when you learn.

    Locker change/token - unless it's permitted to keep your belongings poolside, the chances are they'll need a locker. Most require a coin or a token so it's worth checking before you arrive. Normally the key will be on a band so you can keep it on your wrist and not have to

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  2. New study finds swimming benefits mental health
    New study finds swimming benefits mental health

    New study finds swimming benefits mental health

    According to a new study from YouGov, commissioned by Swim England, swimming significantly reduces the symptoms of anxiety and depression for 1.4 million adults in Britain. Almost half a million of these adults (492,000) say swimming has resulted in fewer visits to a medical professional regarding their mental health. It was also revealed 490,000 people have either stopped or reduced medication for their mental health condition because of swimming.

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  3. Improve your heart health with swimming
    Improve your heart health with swimming

    Improve your heart health with swimming

    The health benefits of swimming are widely known. Whether you want to feel stronger and healthier, relax and reduce stress or burn those calories, it's a great all round exercise. With October being National Cholesterol Month, we thought we'd take a look at how swimming and eating more healthily can help reduce the risk of heart disease.

    Coronary heart disease is caused when your heart's blood supply is blocked by a build-up of fatty substances in the coronary arteries. Adopting an active lifestyle and swimming can significantly reduce the risks. Even if you swim

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  4. Perfect your swimming technique [videos]
    Perfect your swimming technique [videos]

    Perfect your swimming technique [videos]

    If you're looking to improve your swimming strokes and not yet at your peak, the technique videos on our YouTube channel will help you progress. All six feature James Goddard and have been included in this post so you can use it as a point of reference.

    James is an award winning British swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA World Championships

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  5. The health benefits of swimming
    The health benefits of swimming

    The health benefits of swimming

    Swimming is an exercise that benefits the whole body and it's ideal way to strengthen your muscles. Accessible to everyone, regardless of age or ability, swimming makes you feel stronger and healthier. What's more if you mix your strokes, you can target different parts of your body. Front crawl for example is great for the upper body and strengthening muscles in your back, abdomen and torso with breaststroke good for the lower limbs. Because it's low impact and supports up to 90% of the body, swimming is also ideal for injured athletes. The perfect way to keep fit and stay active.

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  6. Zoggs Swim diaries: The sport that grows with you
    Zoggs Swim diaries: The sport that grows with you

    Zoggs Swim diaries: The sport that grows with you

    The Zoggs Swim Diaries series focuses on people who are taking on a personal challenge whether it be learning to swim, working towards a specific goal or doing something extraordinary. Many of you have a story to tell and that's what we love about the Zoggs Swim Diaries.

    This guest post is by Natalie Ray from Plutonium Sox who is taking on the Aspire Channel Swim this year. Natalie is a family, travel and lifestyle blogger who is mum to two girls aged 4 and 6. She lives in rural Worcestershire with her husband,

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  7. Learn to swim with Zoggs: stages of development
    Learn to swim with Zoggs: stages of development

    Learn to swim with Zoggs: stages of development

    We're strong believers that children should be introduced to the water as young as possible as it helps with confidence, enjoyment and well-being. It's for this reason our Learn to Swim range of products is designed to suit your child's stage of swim development whether they're starting to swim, learning or confident swimmers looking to improve their technique.

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  8. An essential guide to swimwear back styles
    An essential guide to swimwear back styles

    An essential guide to swimwear back styles

    We have a number of swimsuit styles to choose from, whether you're heading to the pool, the beach or the lake. Here's an essential guide to finding the best back style for you so you're comfortable and can concentrate on what's important. Enjoying being in the water!

    The Actionback has a shelf bra for light support and modesty, typically with wide straps for support. This Empower Actionback for example provides unrestricted freedom of movement, a high neckline to reduce drag and UPF 50+ sun protection.

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  9. Zoggs Swim Diaries: Outdoor swimming for the non-swimmer
    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Outdoor swimming for the non-swimmer

    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Outdoor swimming for the non-swimmer

    If you've not come across the Zoggs Swim Diaries before, it's typically where you'll find guest posts from inspirational people who are taking on a personal challenge. Whether it be learning to swim, working towards a specific goal or doing something extraordinary, every one of us has a story to tell. And that's what we love about the Zoggs Swim Diaries. Let us introduce you to Andi Wheeler...

    A few words about me – My name is Andi Wheeler, I am a 49 years old, size 24 and suffer from several long term health conditions (including Hypermobility, POTS, and Endometriosis among others – most of them contributing to Chronic Pain and Chronic Fat

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  10. PRODUCT RECALL - Zoggs Fogbuster and Lens Cleaner
    PRODUCT RECALL - Zoggs Fogbuster and Lens Cleaner

    PRODUCT RECALL - Zoggs Fogbuster and Lens Cleaner

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    We have become aware that a small number of Zoggs Fogbuster and Lens Cleaners sold between February 2018 and May 2018 have a manufacturing defect.

    This defect may cause irritation and a burning sensation of the eye(s)

    The product affected has a batch number of 105R (see image) on the rear of the outer packaging.

    If you have a Zoggs Fogbuster and Lens Cleaner with this batch number please stop using it immediately. If you are not aware of the batch number of your Cleaner and have bought the product from us in the period from February to May 2018, we would recommend that you stop using the product immediately.

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