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  1. Tips to get you cold water swimming
    Tips to get you cold water swimming

    Tips to get you cold water swimming

    Getting started with cold water swimming - By Annie Brooks (www.talesofanniebean.com )

    If you love your pool swims and enjoy those open water swims, then this winter you might be ready to take on cold water swimming! Unlike hopping into to your local heated swimming pool to run through your drills, or dipping into that beautiful lake during the summer time, cold water swimming not only challenges physically, it tests you mentally also. Knowing you’re about to step into water that barely reaches double figures, can be a challenge, but this is exactly why it’s fantastic because that sense of

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  2. Zoggs - 10 Reasons to take up Open Water Swimming
    Open water swimmers

    Zoggs - 10 Reasons to take up Open Water Swimming

    Check out the newest top 10 reasons to take up OPEN WATER SWIMMING - Courtesy of Adam Walker

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  3. 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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  4. 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 Sphere Actionback for example provides unrestricted freedom of movement, a high neckline to reduce drag and UPF 50+ sun protection.

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  5. Improve your health and wellbeing with swimming
    Improve your health and wellbeing with swimming

    Improve your health and wellbeing with swimming

    We mentioned swimming in our post about Mental Health Awareness Week, as it's a great way to improve well being. A report published by Swim England last year found Swimming to be particularly beneficial for those with health conditions. It also found evidence that swimmers can live longer. Here are just a few of the ways it can help stress levels and make you feel good.

    Swimming is a great form of escapism both physically and mentally. With no distractions, a half an hour swim can help reduce stress, boost energy levels and encourage relaxation. You may find you sleep

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  6. Using training aids to improve your swim technique [videos]
    Using training aids to improve your swim technique [videos]

    Using training aids to improve your swim technique [videos]

    If you're looking to improve your swimming technique, we have a series of new films on our YouTube channel. These feature James Goddard who is also in these training aid films. James is an award winning British competitive and backstroke swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and European championships. He swam for England in the Commonwealth Games, and also runs regular swim training camps throughout Europe. Here he shows you how to use a Zoggs kickboard, Finz, pull buoy and hand paddles.

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  7. Zoggs Tips: How to Stay Motivated to Swim Throughout Winter
    Zoggs Tips: How to Stay Motivated to Swim Throughout Winter

    Zoggs Tips: How to Stay Motivated to Swim Throughout Winter

    Swimming is often thought of as a summer activity but it’s actually the perfect sport for staying in shape and having fun throughout winter.

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    If you don’t already have a regular swim routine, now is the ideal time to create one: pools are generally quieter at this time of year so you’ll have more space to try new strokes and improve your technique or if you’re a nervous swimmer, build up your confidence in the water.

    Here’s a few tips on how to

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  8. 3 Training Aids to Help Improve Your Swimming Technique
    3 Training Aids to Help Improve Your Swimming Technique

    3 Training Aids to Help Improve Your Swimming Technique

    Improving your swimming technique means developing your strength, rhythm and body position in the water so that you can enjoy faster, longer and safer swims. 

    One of the most effective ways to make improvements is to swim with training aids and whether you want to work on your upper, lower or whole-body technique, we’ve got a training aid to match:

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  9. Zoggs Technique Tips: Perfecting your Backstroke
    Zoggs Technique Tips: Perfecting your Backstroke

    Zoggs Technique Tips: Perfecting your Backstroke

    On holiday, backstroke gives you the opportunity to enjoy blue skies or even stars overhead, and in a pool, the chance to vary your workout. But the stroke is not without its difficulties, not least because the majority of us are asymmetric, making even swimming in a straight line somewhat challenging!

    The following technique tips for perfecting your backstroke will help you learn how to master the stroke and enjoy your swims, anywhere:

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  10. Technique Tips: How to Use Training Fins
    Technique Tips: How to Use Training Fins

    Technique Tips: How to Use Training Fins

    At Zoggs, we’re passionate about all things swimming and that’s why we produce a range of swimwear, swimming aids and equipment that’s designed to help you make the very most of your swim time.

    Some of the most popular swimming aids we provide are training fins and if you haven’t tried them yet, here’s a brief guide to how they work and what the benefits are:

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