Competitive Swimmers

  1. Tips to get you cold water swimming
    Tips to get you cold water swimming

    Tips to get you cold water swimming

    Getting started with cold water swimming - By Annie Brooks (www.talesofanniebean.com )

    If you love your pool swims and enjoy those open water swims, then this winter you might be ready to take on cold water swimming! Unlike hopping into to your local heated swimming pool to run through your drills, or dipping into that beautiful lake during the summer time, cold water swimming not only challenges physically, it tests you mentally also. Knowing you’re about to step into water that barely reaches double figures, can be a challenge, but this is exactly why it’s fantastic because that sense of

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  2. Zoggs - 10 Reasons to take up Open Water Swimming
    Open water swimmers

    Zoggs - 10 Reasons to take up Open Water Swimming

    Check out the newest top 10 reasons to take up OPEN WATER SWIMMING - Courtesy of Adam Walker

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  3. Improve your health and wellbeing with swimming
    Improve your health and wellbeing with swimming

    Improve your health and wellbeing with swimming

    We mentioned swimming in our post about Mental Health Awareness Week, as it's a great way to improve well being. A report published by Swim England last year found Swimming to be particularly beneficial for those with health conditions. It also found evidence that swimmers can live longer. Here are just a few of the ways it can help stress levels and make you feel good.

    Swimming is a great form of escapism both physically and mentally. With no distractions, a half an hour swim can help reduce stress, boost energy levels and encourage relaxation. You may find you sleep

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  4. The Zoggs Christmas gift guide 2017
    The Zoggs Christmas gift guide 2017

    The Zoggs Christmas gift guide 2017

    Looking for gifts for the swimmer in your life? Check out the Zoggs 2017 Christmas Gift Guide which includes an array of products for him and for her from swimwear and goggles to swimming pool and beach essentials.

    With polarised lenses to reduce glare and sun reflections, the Zoggs Predator Flex Smoke Polarised Goggles are ideal for outdoor swimmers. These best sellers also offer 180 degree peripheral vision, Fogbuster™ anti-fog for exceptional moisture control and maximum UV protection for excellent clarity. These goggles also boast 4 Flexpoint™ Technology for

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  5. Susie Rodgers on Training for Paralympic Swimming Trials 2016
    Susie Rodgers on Training for Paralympic Swimming Trials 2016

    Susie Rodgers on Training for Paralympic Swimming Trials 2016

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  6. Zoggs Tips: How to Stay Motivated to Swim Throughout Winter
    Zoggs Tips: How to Stay Motivated to Swim Throughout Winter

    Zoggs Tips: How to Stay Motivated to Swim Throughout Winter

    Swimming is often thought of as a summer activity but it’s actually the perfect sport for staying in shape and having fun throughout winter.

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    If you don’t already have a regular swim routine, now is the ideal time to create one: pools are generally quieter at this time of year so you’ll have more space to try new strokes and improve your technique or if you’re a nervous swimmer, build up your confidence in the water.

    Here’s a few tips on how to

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  7. 3 Training Aids to Help Improve Your Swimming Technique
    3 Training Aids to Help Improve Your Swimming Technique

    3 Training Aids to Help Improve Your Swimming Technique

    Improving your swimming technique means developing your strength, rhythm and body position in the water so that you can enjoy faster, longer and safer swims. 

    One of the most effective ways to make improvements is to swim with training aids and whether you want to work on your upper, lower or whole-body technique, we’ve got a training aid to match:

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  8. Technique Tips: How to Use Training Fins
    Technique Tips: How to Use Training Fins

    Technique Tips: How to Use Training Fins

    At Zoggs, we’re passionate about all things swimming and that’s why we produce a range of swimwear, swimming aids and equipment that’s designed to help you make the very most of your swim time.

    Some of the most popular swimming aids we provide are training fins and if you haven’t tried them yet, here’s a brief guide to how they work and what the benefits are:

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  9. Triathlon Swimming
    Triathlon Swimming

    Triathlon Swimming

    What you Need to Know

    Joel Enoch, GB age group triathlete

    Joel is a triathlete, has represented GB at the World Age-Group Championships on two occasions and at the European Championships on three occasions, as well as racing the Blenheim and London Elite races. He is also a Sports Scientist, a coach, and runs his own company (www.joelenoch.com).

    Here are Joel's top ten tips

    1. Practice open water swimming before your race

      Cold, dark water will take some getting used to and there is

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