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  1. 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, backstroke and even butterfly. We've also included our training aid films, great for those of you that use a kickboard, Finz, pull buoy or hand paddles.

    https://youtu.be/-UzYFyaeGEY
    Freestyle (front crawl)
    https://youtu.be/-UzYFyaeGEY
    Freestyle (front crawl)
    https://youtu.be/ISzrSU3bBZ4
    Tumble turns: How to change direction quickly under water
    https://youtu.be/9aefCaQKZpo
    How to master breaststroke
    https://youtu.be/VYLb1MRIyk0
    How to finesse backstroke (back crawl)
    https://youtu.be/B_AzikPZfdk
    How to master the butterfly
    https://youtu.be/oncZ6OeVexw
    How to use a Zoggs kickboard when training to build strength.
    This video will help improve your body position in the water
    and your focus on your lower body, strengthening your muscles.
    https://youtu.be/PDr95Q0ZBa4
    How to use Zoggs Finz to improve your swimming.
    Designed to aid swimmers in their training to improve on their endurance
    and reduce muscle fatigue. Our Finz will help you make the most out
    of workout and
    perfect your stroke technique.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVeFfyDrJAg&t=0s&list=PLVpRQ5QEGx_SqA9L8qzwDUjdAAZYYDIp5&index=1
    How to use a Zoggs Pull Buoy.
    This video will take you through using a Pull buoy effectively to help isolate
    the upper body, to improve upper body strength and allow you to focus
    on your stroke technique.
    https://youtu.be/doKTCXyOPaw
    How to improve your technique and build speed with hand paddles.strong>
    This video will show you that using Hand Paddles are a fantastic training aid
    for those looking to improve their stroke technique. They
    will increase
    your workout and improve your fitness achieved from regular swims.

    Swimming benefits the whole body and it's an ideal way to strengthen your muscles making your feel stronger and healthier. If you mix up your strokes, you can target different parts of your body - it's the best way to burn calories. What's more you may find swimming relaxes you, clears your mind and reduces anxiety. Head over to our website if fancy browsing swimwear or goggles and do let us know how you're getting on on social.

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  2. Our Nitrogen Optic prescription goggle is here
    Our Nitrogen Optic prescription goggle is here

    Our Nitrogen Optic prescription goggle is here

    We believe everyone should experience the joy of swimming but if you're short sighted, you may not be able to see as clearly as you'd like. You might be put off heading into the water at all. That's why we're delighted to announce the arrival of our new Nitrogen Optic Prescription Goggle.

    Available with prescription lenses in a variety of dioptres (from -1.5 to -6.0), you can even select a different strength lens for each eye. If you obtain a copy of your prescription from your optician, choosing the right lenses is simple. We've put together an optical goggle guide to make it even easier.

     

    https://youtu.be/PC9S4ntuzWU

    We offer a Nitrogen Optic prescription goggle bundle which includes two lenses (one for your left eye and one for

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  3. Building water confidence with pool games
    Building water confidence with pool games

    Building water confidence with pool games

    We all know if you start kids off in the right way, you've got a swimmer for life. And by starting off right, we don’t just mean teaching them to swim safely - they need to have fun in the water. It's one of the reasons we make pool games suitable f

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  4. Easter holiday essentials for all the family
    Easter holiday essentials for all the family

    Easter holiday essentials for all the family

    How the weeks are flying by - less than a month to go until the Easter holidays begin. Whether you're taking a holiday abroad or enjoying a staycation, we've got you covered with swimwear, goggles

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  5. Pool, beach or spa? Mother's Day gift ideas
    Pool, beach or spa? Mother's Day gift ideas

    Pool, beach or spa? Mother's Day gift ideas

    With Mother's Day fast approaching, we've selected some of our favourite products for mum whether she loves having fun in the pool, enjoying time at the beach or relaxing at the spa.

    For the pool

     

     

    Our Katherine Actionback is a classic sporty swimsuit with a blue and white side panel detail. The actionback keeps straps away from mum's shoulder blades to ensure freedom of movement. Made from our super soft, quick-drying and chlorine resistant Hydrolife fabric, it's available in sizes 8 to 20.

     

    With the Equation Actionback swimsuit mum need not worry about anything except her swim. Featuring a shelf bra for comfort and support, there's an open back for enhanced freedom of movement. Mum can feel free and comfortable both in and out of the water. Available in sizes 8 to 18, this swimsuit is in our Ecolast™ fabric which is made from ocean waste.

     

    Mum can feel like her best self in our Electric Scoopback Swimsuit. This cozzie has tummy control a

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  6. Mid-season sale: Children's swimwear
    Mid-season sale: Children's swimwear

    Mid-season sale: Children's swimwear

    Our mid-season swimwear sale has begun so we've pulled together some of our favourite products for Juniors (aged 6 to 15 years) and Kids (aged 0 to 6 years). Have a look at this post to see some of the products available in our adult swimwear sale.

     

     

    Add a splash of colour to their swims with our Junior Wunderlust Strikeback Swimsuit. The open Strikeback provides fantastic flexibility and the medium width straps offer a close fit for reduced drag and a little support. This swimsuit is made from our super soft, quick drying and chlorine resistant Hydrolife™ fabric, which boasts lasting over 200 pool hours.

    Featuring a fun parrot design the Junior Parrot Parade 15” Shorts put the Aussie into cozzie! Not only do they look great, they also feel great. The drawstring provides a comfortable fit and our Durafeel™ fabric provides the chlorine proofing and shape retention that lasts over 750 pool hours!

    The bold Junior Angry Ape Jammer is ideal for boys who love the water. The triangle front lining and drawstring waist provides comfort and coverage with the longer leg length great for reducing drag. These jammers are made from our 100% chlorine resistant Hydrolife™ fabric.

    Whether on holiday or at the pool, our Petit Safari Classicback for Kids (up to 6 years) is bound to give your child the confidence in the water. The fun safari design looks great, the Classicback design making it easy to get on and off. Our Elastomax fabric is also extremely comfortable so they can splash around as long as they like.

    The Sea Saw Hip Racer for Kids is bound to have them feeling great in the water. Fun and comfortable, the Sea Saw Hip Racer’s Elastomax™ fabric is super soft as well as chlorine resistant so they can swim as much as they like.

    Our

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  7. Mid-season sale: 25% off adult swimwear
    Mid-season sale: 25% off adult swimwear

    Mid-season sale: 25% off adult swimwear

    Our mid-season swimwear sale has arrived with up to 25% off swimwear for women, men, Kids (0-6 years) and Juniors (6-15 years). Here are just a few highlights from our adult swimwear collection - have a look at this post for a taste of what's in our children's swimwear sale.

    Take the plunge in our sporty Electric T Back swimsuit. With a built in shelf-bra, it provides support and comfort, the ‘T’ back allowing for freedom of movement. What's more it's made from our sustainable Ecolast™ fabric which is chlorine, heat and sun cream resistant. Currently available in sizes 8-18.

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    Laugh in the face of drag with the sporty Dougall Jammer. Designed to mould to fit, rather like a second skin, it has minimal drag and maximum streamlining. There's also a triangle front lining and a drawstring waist. Made in our Aqualast™ they are chlorine proof, snag proof and long lasting. Currently available in sizes 30" to 40".

    Dougall Jammer

    You can make a splash in our Rona X Back Swimsuit. Featuring a built-in shelf bra for comfort and support, this swimsuit will have you looking good and feeling great. If that not enough, it's in our sustainable Ecolast fabric which is made from ocean waste. Currently available in sizes 8-24.

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    Dive into the fast lane in the Equation Mid Jammer. These are 6cm shorter than our standard Jammer for extra freedom of movement in the water. Add to this the numerous benefits of our Ecolast™ fabric and you can’t really go wrong. Currently available in sizes 30" to 40".

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    You needn't worry about anything in the Kempsey Halter Neck swimsuit. We’ve got you covered with built in foam cups so you know there won't be any slips while you swim. The Hydrolife™ fabric is not only super soft and super comfortable, but is also 100% chlorine resistant, making wear and tear concerns a thing of the past. Currently available in sizes 8-20.

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    The Surfside Spliced Hip Racer with its striped side panel is designed for a smooth, hydrodynamic fit. With a full front lining and drawstring waist for a customised and comfortable fit, you can swim confidently in the fast or slow lane. This short is made from our quick drying and chlorine-resistant Hydrolife™ fabric which provides exceptional durability and comfort. Currently available in sizes 30" to 40".

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    It doesn’t matter if you’re cruising in the slow lane or speeding down the fast lane, the Horizon Piped Sprintback swimsuit features a sporty open sprintback for freedom of movement, is fully front lined and has a high leg for the perfect kick. Not only that, it's quick drying, chlorine, sun cream and heat resistant, made from our sustainable Ecolast™ fabric. Currently available in sizes 8-16.

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    The Tread Jammer moulds to your body helping you achieve a smooth, hydrodynamic, and speedy swim. There's also a triangle front lining and a drawstring waist. Made from our sustainable Ecolast™ fabric. Currently available in sizes 30" to 40".

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    With the Equation Actionback swimsuit you won’t need to worry about anything other than your swim. Featuring a built in shelf bra for comfort and support, there's an open back for enhanced freedom of movement so you can feel free and comfortable in and out of the water. Made from our sustainable Ecolast™ fabric. Currently available in sizes 8-18.

    Equation actionback

    Our Arizona Jett Jammer takes colour to 11 out of 10 with its vibrant design. Not only does it look the part, it also moulds to your body like a second skin for minimum drag and maximum speed. Add to this the numerous benefits of our Ecolast™ fabric and you can’t go wrong. Currently available in sizes 28" to 38".

    Arizona Jet Jammer

    Visit our website to see the full range of women's and men's swimwear in our mid-season swimwear sale.

     

     

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  8. 7 UK triathlons suitable for beginners
    7 UK triathlons suitable for beginners

    7 UK triathlons suitable for beginners

    With the triathlon season just a few weeks away, we take a look at a few of the events suitable for first timers. Triathlons consist of a swim, a bike and a run with these events for teams or individuals. Taking place at a range of venues, the swim is in an indoor or outdoor pool, the sea or a lake with easier bike courses and flat run courses.

    Cheshire Fun Triathlon, Nantwich (12th May 2019): Enjoyed by thousands of competitors for 26 years, this event is aimed at all abilities and fitness levels. The course is spectator friendly with attractions and facilities available for those attending. The "Fun" and "Sprint" distances are popular with beginners, still offering a challenge.

    Stratford Fun Triathlon, Stratford Upon Avon (19th May 2019): The Strathlon Triathlon offers an indoor pool swim and is now in its 20th year. With a fun and friendly atmosphere, competitors can take on their challenge with great support from the crowd. Designed for all abilities and levels of fitness, it's ideal for novices through to pro triathletes and fun competitors.

    Birmingham Fun Triathlon, Sutton Coldfield (16th June 2019): Located in the country, Sutton Park is the setting for the Birmingham Triathlon. There's a "Triathlon Experience" for those that want to "Tri a Triathlon" with distances and challenges available for not just beginners but pros.

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    York Fun Triathlon, York (14th July

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  9. Half term picks for Junior swimmers
    Half term picks for Junior swimmers

    Half term picks for Junior swimmers

    February half-term is just around the corner so we've pulled together our top swimwear and goggles picks for Juniors. We have a superb selection of swimwear suitable for children aged 6-15 years whether they're in the pool or at the beach. What's more we know how important it is

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  10. Our top swimsuits for women
    Our top swimsuits for women

    Our top swimsuits for women

    Stylish but supportive, when you need it, our women's swimwear is perfect for competitive swimming, fulfilling a swimming challenge or relaxing in a sun lounger on the beach. Our fitness swimwear will give

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