Health benefits

  1. Transform Key Workers
    Transform Key Workers

    Transform Key Workers

    Zoggs support Transform Key Workers with their wild swimming

    A recent generous donation from Zoggs of swimming costumes and kit has enabled some of Transform’s Housing and Support Officer’s to improve their physical and mental well-being during down time from supporting homeless and vulnerable people.

     

    The group of swimmers, led by Anna Menzies, meet

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  2. Mental Health Swims
    Mental Health Swims

    Mental Health Swims

    MENTAL HEALTH & ME

    October 10th marks World Mental Health Day whereby millions of individuals, groups and organisations around the world stand together to help spread awareness, educate and break the stigma attached to Mental Health.

     

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  3. Back to pool - Annie Bean
    Back to pool - Annie Bean

    Back to pool - Annie Bean

    Back to Pool - By Annie Bean

    As the Open Water Swimming season draws to a close (for those fairer weather swimmers!), and the triathlons become fewer and further in between, it’s time for the Northern Hemisphere to start to head back to the pool. After the freedom of 5 months in the great outdoors, it can be a little daunting to start thinking about heading back indoors. But never fear, there is so much to love about pool swimming,

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  4. Swimathon & Her Spirit
    Swimathon & Her Spirit

    Swimathon & Her Spirit

    SAM PAINE 

    Our partners at Her Spirit have shared recent news of their ambassador Sam Paine taking up the Swimathon 5k Challenge. 

     

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  5. Get Outside Day
    Get Outside Day

    Get Outside Day

    Zoggs celebrates #GetOutsideDay 2021.

     

    Swimming is great for both your body and your mind but have you tried outdoor swimming?

    I know, I know OUTDOOR SWIMMING?! IN AUTUMN?! Are you mad?!

    But hear us out...

    There are lots of benefits to outdoor swimming, improved circulation and immune

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  6. 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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  7. How swimming benefits mental health
    How swimming benefits mental health

    How swimming benefits mental health

    The benefits of mental health and swimming are widely known. A few months ago, a YouGov study (commissioned by Swim England), found it reduces the symptoms of anxiety and depression for 1.4 million adults in Britain. Almost half (492,000) said swimming resulted in fewer visits to see a medical professional about their mental health. It also revealed nearly half a million people had stopped or reduced medication for their mental health due to swimming. When asked how swimming affected day to day life, 43% said it made them feel happier. The video below shows how swimming in a pool can have a positive impact on mental well being. You can also see how

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  8. 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,

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  9. New study finds swimming benefits mental health
    New study finds swimming benefits mental health

    New study finds swimming benefits mental health

    According to a new study from YouGov, commissioned by Swim England, swimming significantly reduces the symptoms of anxiety and depression for 1.4 million adults in Britain. Almost half a million of these adults (492,000) say swimming has resulted in fewer visits to a medical professional regarding their mental health. It was also revealed 490,000 people have either stopped or reduced medication for their mental health condition because of swimming.

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  10. Improve your heart health with swimming
    Improve your heart health with swimming

    Improve your heart health with swimming

    The health benefits of swimming are widely known. Whether you want to feel stronger and healthier, relax and reduce stress or burn those calories, it's a great all round exercise. With October being National Cholesterol Month, we thought we'd take a look at how swimming and eating more healthily can help reduce the risk of heart disease.

    Coronary heart disease is caused when your heart's blood supply is blocked by a build-up of fatty substances in the coronary arteries. Adopting an active lifestyle and swimming can significantly reduce the risks. Even if you swim

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