Monthly Archives: August 2016

  1. Ryan Crouch on Joining Team GB in the 2016 Paralympic Games
    Ryan Crouch on Joining Team GB in the 2016 Paralympic Games

    Ryan Crouch on Joining Team GB in the 2016 Paralympic Games

    Ryan Crouch is an S9 swimmer with Cerebral Palsy, and at the age of 22 years-old, he is on his way to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. We caught up with Ryan in the lead up to the games...

    On the 23rd April 2016 my dreams finally came true. After 11 years of tough training, health setbacks, and no major breakthrough, I found myself punching the air at the end of the lane after achieving the Rio 2016 Paralympic Qualifying Standard on the S9 50m Freestyle. Two days later, I was lucky enough to receive a letter from Chris Furber (NPD) to congratulate me on being selected for this years Paralympics!

    Due to health setbacks in

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  2. New Chlorine Proof Performance Swimwear for Women
    New Chlorine Proof Performance Swimwear for Women

    New Chlorine Proof Performance Swimwear for Women

    Our Aqualast™ swimwear is built to last! We are so confident in the quality,
    durability and reliability of our Aqualast™ fabric that it's the world's first and only swimwear fabric to come with a lifetime guarantee! We've selected some of our top picks from our latest range of women's 100% chlorine proof Aqualast™ swimwear.

    Geo Chrome Aquaback

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  3. Back to School: Top Goggles for Swimming Lessons
    Back to School: Top Goggles for Swimming Lessons

    Back to School: Top Goggles for Swimming Lessons

    Swimming goggles are an essential piece of equipment for all children learning to swim or who just want to have fun in the water. When children are learning to swim, it is important that they feel as relaxed as possible. Being able to see clearly underwater will give your child confidence, and allow them to stay in the water for longer.

    To ensure kids can make the most out of their swimming lessons, it’s important they have a comfortable and leak-free pair of goggles. Our range of children’s swimming goggles feature a variety of designs to ensure children find the perfect fit for them, but finding the right fit for kids isn’t always easy.

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  4. Zoggs Tips: Introducing Your Baby to the Swimming Pool
    Zoggs Tips: Introducing Your Baby to the Swimming Pool

    Zoggs Tips: Introducing Your Baby to the Swimming Pool

    Swimming is a fantastic bonding activity for parents and their babies, but when is the right time to introduce little ones to the pool? We tackle some of the most common questions:

    How old should my baby be before their first swim?

    You won’t need to wait for your baby to be immunised before taking them to the pool; the chlorine in the water will kill off any germs. Most baby swimming classes will accept newborns from 4-6 weeks of age, and will take place in smaller pools for safety. However, it’s advisable for new mums to wait at least six weeks after labour before going swimming. Your body wil

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  5. New Bust Support Swimwear for Summer
    New Bust Support Swimwear for Summer

    New Bust Support Swimwear for Summer

    At Zoggs, we understand that feeling comfortable and supported in your swimwear can go a long way to ensuring you get the most out of every swim. Our range of ladies swimwear offers a variety of features to flatter, enhance and support your shape to help you look fab and feel great in and around the pool.

    We've put together some top picks from our latest range of supportive swimwear, with bust supports including fixed foam cups, removable cups and shelf bras so that you can find the perfect swimsuit for you this summer.

    Fixed Foam Cup Support Swimsuits

    Zen

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  6. Six Best Swimming Pool Toys for Summer 2016
    Six Best Swimming Pool Toys for Summer 2016

    Six Best Swimming Pool Toys for Summer 2016

    Swimming pool toys are a great way of keeping kids entertained in the pool, but they aren't just for fun; here at Zoggs we have developed a fantastic range of pool toys to help develop children's swimming abilities from first splash to confident swimmer. We've put together our top games for each swimming ability this summer.

    Finding Dory Little Squirts

    Our Finding Dory Little Squirts are designed for little ones who are new to the water. The characters can be filled up with water which is then squirted out again. This toy is perfect for use in the bath and the pool,

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  7. Zoggs Swim Diaries: Channel Swim Q&A - Part Four
    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Channel Swim Q&A - Part Four

    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Channel Swim Q&A - Part Four

    Deborah Herridge is training to swim the English Channel in the summer of 2017. She's been sharing her journey with us in our Zoggs Swim Diaries. Deborah has been answering questions from friends and family about the swim. Here we share the last of her answers to questions that have been sent her way around her training and the swim itself.dh-blog5

    What motivates you to go out

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  8. Zoggs Swim Diaries: Swimming 65 Miles of the River Nene
    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Swimming 65 Miles of the River Nene

    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Swimming 65 Miles of the River Nene

    2016-07-25-PHOTO-00000053Lisa Ryan is training to swim the length of the River Nene for charity, an incredible 65.6 miles over 9 days. Lisa shares with us the latest on her training and what's inspired her to take on the challenge.

    My latest challenge is to swim the River Nene... a kind of David Walliams swim but in my local river.  The plan is to swim 65.6 miles over 9 days, from Northampton to Whittlesey. I am stopping at the Dog in a Doublet where the water becomes tidal. I have completed a channel swim equivalent in the river Nene before, 22 miles in one day which took 16 hours 15 mins.

    Why do this? I am raising money for two projects that

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  9. Swimming Goggles: Your FAQs Answered
    Swimming Goggles: Your FAQs Answered

    Swimming Goggles: Your FAQs Answered

    Swimming goggles play a fantastic part in getting the most out of your swims! Zoggs_2015_03_05_4435ow (1)Here at Zoggs, we understand that whether you're buying goggles for yourself or for the whole family, it can be difficult to know exactly which goggles will best suit your swimming needs. We've been designing and innovating swimming goggles since 1992 and want to ensure each and every swimmer finds the

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