What makes Joc #SwimHappy? The friendships, the conversations, escaping the kids and most of all the challenges! This week Joc shares how she challenged herself to conquer the ultimate stroke…Butterfly!
I learnt to swim as an adult. Five years ago I tackled my fear of the water once and for all and started swimming lessons. Not easy, not even fun at times, but very very rewarding. I've found an exercise that is both relaxing, yet taxing; hard work yet n
Now I am quite a few months into my swimming lessons I felt it was a good time to sit down and reflect on my journey so far. There were a lot of ups and downs – but ultimately I feel that I am really getting there!
My first hurdle was getting over my own mental block of actually getting into the water, overcoming my past experiences and fear of drowning. As an adult through talking with my instructor I came to the realisation that although my fear was reasonable, to and extent it was irrational! I swim in a pool where I can touch the bottom with my feet the whole way along, supported by a competitive swimming ins
Whether you’re having a water fight, lilo races or just doing laps together what better way to spend Father’s Day than jumping in with dad! Here at Zoggs we want to treat those swimazing dads with their swim essentials whatever swimmer they are…
For the Triathlon Dad
From pool to sea the tri dad spends a big chunk of his life in the water which is why he needs equipment he can trust! The
This year we're celebrating our 25th birthday! We began in 1992 by creating an innovative range of market leading swimming goggles, and goggles still remain at the heart of our brand today. This year we've introduced the latest addition to our women's goggle range - Venus!
After a couple of months of taking the plunge, Lillian fills us in on how the lessons are progressing...
Now I have got over my initial fears from my first few lessons, I was not dreading Thursday evenings anymore!
A few lessons in we are continuing to build confidence with the basics: blowing bubbles trying to keep the full face in the water; kicking up to the middle of the pool holding a noodle in our hands while putting our faces in the water. We were told to breathe out under water until we could hear and feel the bubbles around
Regular open water swimmer Deborah Herridge has shared with us what it is about the sea that makes her #SwimHappy...
So many things! Where shall I start...my #SwimHappy place usually involves water, preferably salty, throw in some challenging waves (although mill pond seas are always inspiring places to swim in too), golden glitter paths to swim through from the sunshine lighting up the sea, and some great swim buddies to share the wonderful experience with.