open water

  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
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    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. 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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  4. Top Open Water Goggles for Triathlon Season
    Top Open Water Goggles for Triathlon Season

    Top Open Water Goggles for Triathlon Season

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    It's that time of year again! You've signed yourself up and trained yourself mentally and physically for the events in the coming months. Whether you're taking on a short distance triathlon or have plans for numerous long distance events, having the right kit is essential to the safety and performance of any triathlete or open water swimmer.

    At Zoggs, we understand the importance of having equipment you can rely on. We've been developing goggles for 25 years and offer a range of lenses suitable for swimming in any conditions the Great British weather could

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  5. Zoggs Swim Diaries: From my local pool to open water 10k
    Zoggs Swim Diaries: From my local pool to open water 10k

    Zoggs Swim Diaries: From my local pool to open water 10k

    Zoggs International Marketing Manager Ben Hornett shares his journey from swimming once or twice a week in his local pool to taking part in the Jubilee 10k!

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    Swimming isn’t everything to me, but when I do swim it makes me feel great. Swimming before work sets me up for the day like no other sport can. For sure, I don’t have the best technique in the lane, and I certainly don

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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. 10 Reasons to take up Open Water Swimming!
    10 Reasons to take up Open Water Swimming!

    10 Reasons to take up Open Water Swimming!

    For many of us, a new year means a new set of challenges, goals and resolutions to accomplish in 2015!

    Open water swimming has becoming increasingly popular, with people all over the country taking to inland lakes, rivers and canals as well as the open sea to test their swimming strength.

    If you’re thinking of taking a leap from the comfort of your local pool to the tests of the open water in 2015, Adam Walker, Zoggs ‘Open Water Swimming Ambassador and the first Briton to

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  8. 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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