Monthly Archives: December 2016

  1. 12 Christmas Excuses for a Swim!
    12 Christmas Excuses for a Swim!

    12 Christmas Excuses for a Swim!

    We all know that Christmas is the perfect time for that warm glass of Mulled
    Wine or the cheeky couple of Chocolates! Here at Zoggs we believe that instead of feeling guilty, your favourite festive treats create the perfect excuse to jump in this Christmas!

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  2. Zoggs Swim Diaries: Esti's Swimming Gala Success
    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Esti's Swimming Gala Success

    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Esti's Swimming Gala Success

    Whatever your age, or ability, swimming can be fun for everyone! Shared by her mum, this inspirational story of Esti, a young girl with autism taking part in her first swimming gala, shows exactly how inclusive swimming can be!

    Recently Esti’s swimming club had their a

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  3. Come on in, the water’s freezing…
    Come on in, the water’s freezing…

    Come on in, the water’s freezing…

    Jonathan Cowie, editor of outdoor swimming magazine H2Open, explains the joys of taking the plunge in the outdoors this winter...

     

    Jonathan Cowie of H2Open shares his tips for Cold Water Swimming Jonathan Cowie of H2Open shares his tips for Cold Water Swimming

     

    This morning I received a text from my friend Mandy: “Do you want to go for a swim?” Nothing odd about that you might think. But outside, even though the sun was shining brightly, a thick frost covered the ground. And the swim she was suggesting was outdoors in an unheated lido – and we wouldn’t be wearing wetsuits.

    The water temperature was a finger-and-toe-numbing 4.8ºC, yet the pool was busy with swimmers...

    As outdoor swimming has grown in popularity over the past few years, many swimmers have decided to take on the challenge of swimming through the seasons, whatever the weather. This morning at Tooting Bec Lido the water temperature was a finger-and-toe-numbing 4.8ºC, yet the pool was busy with swimmers. As I steeled myself to enter the pool, Mandy lowered h

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