We had an exhausting but exhilarating swimming class this week learning butterfly. It’s not a stroke we touch upon too frequently, and ordinarily it’s just a small element of a class, but this week, it was all about the fly. At the beginning of the class I was a little bit nervous, but excited too. It’s one of those strokes that is scary but fun at the same time. When done correctly it looks amazing, almost like the swimmer is flying through the water, probably where it got its name!
The class was very tiring, butterfly is an aerobic stroke and also not one that we were used to swimming, so it did feel like a harder class than usual. We di
It’s really important to make sure your children are protected from the sun while you’re on holiday. With the Skin Cancer Foundation estimating that just one blistering sunburn during childhood can double the risk of getting melanoma later in life, sun protection during hot summer days is imperative!
Young skin is simply not used to being exposed to high levels of UV rays for prolonged periods. To help, we’ve put together some top tips to make sure the sun doesn’t get in the way of your downtime this summer.
1. Limit exposure The sun’s rays are at their strongest between 11am-3pm. Even on cloudy days or in the