Health benefits

  1. Replacing The Gym For The Pool
    Person Happy Under The Water

    Replacing The Gym For The Pool

    SWIMMING FOR FITNESS

    I think many Australians can agree that in terms of COVID, we are in a far greater position than many other countries around the world. However the harsh reality is that so much of COVID is out of our control. 

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  2. How To Stay Swim Motivated
    How To Stay Swim Motivated

    How To Stay Swim Motivated

    TIPS TO KEEP YOU SWIMMING

     

    Our team has been asked on many occasions, how do we stay motivated to swim? When trying to juggle life, kids, responsibilities and now the added stress of COVID-19 it makes it hard to get in the pool to exercise. To make things easier for you, we have some helpful tips to keep you on track. 

     

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  3. 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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  4. How swimming benefits mental health
    How swimming benefits mental health

    How swimming benefits mental health

    The benefits of mental health and swimming are widely known. A few months ago, a YouGov study (commissioned by Swim England), found it reduces the symptoms of anxiety and depression for 1.4 million adults in Britain. Almost half (492,000) said swimming resulted in fewer visits to see a medical professional about their mental health. It also revealed nearly half a million people had stopped or reduced medication for their mental health due to swimming. When asked how swimming affected day to day life, 43% said it made them feel happier. The video below shows how swimming in a pool can have a positive impact on mental well being. You can also see how

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  5. Training tips: Improve your swimming technique
    Training tips: Improve your swimming technique

    Training tips: Improve your swimming technique

    If you're looking to improve your swimming technique, have a watch of our training videos, all of which feature James Goddard. 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.

    We've included 6 swimming technique videos that will help you improve your stroke. From freestyle (front crawl), freestyle breathing and tumble turns to mastering that breaststroke,

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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