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  1. Get children back to pool
    Get children back to pool

    Get children back to pool

    Zoggs products as gift for new term

     

    After a restful and relaxing Christmas people of all ages are looking forward to getting back to the pool, myself included. Many of you parents and carers may be asking yourselves:

     

    “What do I need to help my child get back into swimming after the Christmas break?

     1. Refresh their

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  2. Adam 'Ocean' Walker Swim Training
    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Swim Training

    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Swim Training

    Ocean Walker’s Effective Training Plan

     

    I have put together a training plan together which not only help with speed but also help muscular endurance if you have any longer swims planned.

    The key to an effective swim plan is to make it simple to follow, achievable and keeps you motivated. This type of plan is what I used to develop my fitness to enable me to increase endurance in order to swim ‘Oceans Seven’ (The Toughest Ocean Swims in the World)

    I found increasing

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  3. Our top tips for getting started ocean swimming
    Our top tips for getting started ocean swimming

    Our top tips for getting started ocean swimming

    1.Make sure you're a confident swimmer

    Before getting started in ocean swimming make sure you are comfortable in the water and pool. If you have not swum in a while we recommend starting at your local pool and building up your endurance before entering the water. A good rule of thumb is to be able to swim at least two to three times the distance non stop in a pool that you want to swim in open water. Once you are confident in your swimming abilities it is time to find a place to swim!

    2. Know where to swim

    There are many beaches all around the country which

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  4. Adam 'Ocean' Walker Tips - Open Water Novice
    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Tips - Open Water Novice

    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Tips - Open Water Novice

    Where to swim

    There are many lakes up and down the country which have organised sessions and have suitable safety in place. I would recommend you swim in one these locations and as there will be other like-minded swimmers there who you can buddy up with and swim in pairs or a small group. In addition you can also make new friends as open water is a very social sport. Not only is it another good safety measure, it makes training easier supporting each other.

    Acclimatisation

    Due to the climate, open water in lakes, rivers and the ocean

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  5. Man Vs Ocean: Zoggs Open Water Swim Ambassador Adam Walker Launches Autobiography
    Man Vs Ocean: Zoggs Open Water Swim Ambassador Adam Walker Launches Autobiography

    Man Vs Ocean: Zoggs Open Water Swim Ambassador Adam Walker Launches Autobiography

    Man V Ocean Book JacketAdam 'Ocean' Walker was the first Briton to complete the 7 toughest channel swims in the World, also known as the Oceans 7! This incredible endurance challenge is considered the ocean equivalent to the "Seven Summits" and Adam was the second person ever to complete all seven swims on his first attempt!

    This autobiography captures Adam's journey from being a toaster salesman to becoming the 5th person in the World to complete the Oceans 7 challenge. The Oceans 7 is not for the faint-hearted - Adam took on the English Channel, Strait of Gibraltar, Molokai Strait, Catalina Channel, Tsugaru Strait, Cook Strait and

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  6. Adam "Ocean" Walker: 7 Steps from Pool to Open Water
    Adam "Ocean" Walker: 7 Steps from Pool to Open Water

    Adam "Ocean" Walker: 7 Steps from Pool to Open Water

    he Guardian newspaper recently described open water swimming as the “trend of 2015” and with more open water swimming events taking place across the UK in 2015, we couldn’t agree more!

    If you’re thinking of taking the leap from the comfort of your local swimming pool to the challenges of the open water in 2015, Zoggs open water swimming Ambassador Adam 'Ocean' Walker, the first Briton to swim the toughest 7 oceans in the world, has put together 7 expert tips to will help you make a smooth transition…

    1. Equipment
    Buying the right equipment is key! This includes a swim hat (

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  7. Zoggs appoint Open Water and Triathlon Swimming Ambassador Adam "Ocean" Walker
    Zoggs appoint Open Water and Triathlon Swimming Ambassador Adam "Ocean" Walker

    Zoggs appoint Open Water and Triathlon Swimming Ambassador Adam "Ocean" Walker

    Zoggs are pleased to announce the appointment of Adam ‘Ocean’ Walker as our Open Water / Triathlon Swimming Ambassador.

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    On the 6th August 2014, Adam became the first British person to complete the Oceans7 - known as the toughest 7 ocean swims on the planet - when he swam across the North Channel in his Zoggs Predator Fle

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