Best Open Water Swim SpotsPosted: 03/04/2023Categories: Open Water Swimming, News, Swimming Tips, Swim Improvers, Health benefitsRead more >
The best open water swimming spots tried and tested…
Whether you’re a beginner looking for your very first Loony Dook or Easter Dip, or you’re one of the many people who have tried open water swimming for the first time, we’ve put together a quick-fire guide on our favourite places to swim.
Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland
Annie Bean Triathlon TrainingPosted: 03/03/2023Categories: Zoggs Swim Diaries, Open Water Swimming, News, Swimming Tips, Swim Improvers, Health benefitsRead more >
The 5 best suits for triathlon training
If you know me, you’ll know I adore swimming. I’m a rare triathlete that likes the swim the most, especially if it’s an open water swim too. Training in the right swimwear is hugely important, and getting the right style and type for your training should be a priority. Today I’ve selected 5 of the best swimsuits for triathlon training, from the new Zoggs swimsuit collection.
Making Swimming FunPosted: 27/02/2023Read more >
Benefits of SwimmingPosted: 16/01/2023Categories: Events, News, Swimming Tips, Beginners / Learning to Swim, Confident Swimmers, Swim Improvers, Health benefitsRead more >
Back to PoolPosted: 09/01/2023Categories: News, Swimming Tips, Swim Improvers, Health benefitsRead more >
Our Back to Pool Guide:
After a restful and relaxing Christmas people of all ages are looking forward to getting back to the pool, myself included. Many of you parents and careers may be asking yourselves:
“What do I need to help my child get back into swimming after the Christmas break?”
A Swimmer's Thoughts During LGBT History MonthPosted: 27/10/2022Categories: Zoggs Swim Diaries, Open Water Swimming, News, Health benefitsTags: zoggs, summer, inclusivityRead more >
The water, to my swim mates and me, is a place where everyone is welcome.
Because of this, it can be viewed as one of many equalizers when it comes to diversity and inclusion, including for the LGBT community of which I am a proud member.
In fact, during LGBT History Month, I have been reflecting on my own journey as a gay individual, including how the water has helped me be more confident and visible.
Pool to Open WaterPosted: 11/10/2022Read more >
Transition from pool to open water:
the mental preparation no one tells you about
Swimmer and newly qualified swim teacher, Minreet opens up about transitioning from the pool to open water and what mental training she did to be able to take the plunge.
I recently became a qualified swimming teacher and this was tough as it requires a lot of time and practical experience to remember
Good Boost & PregnancyPosted: 29/09/2022Read more >
Aqua Exercise During Pregnancy
During pregnancy, the body undergoes amazing adaptations essential for childbirth. During this time there are considerable health and wellbeing benefits to being physically active during and after pregnancy. This is true for people who are already active, and those taking their first steps too.
Exercising in water provides a low-impact but high-reward opportunity to be active, that overcomes many of the
Good Boost & ZoggsPosted: 29/09/2022Read more >
The Benefits of Aqua Rehab Exercise
Water is an enabler. Its buoyancy allows you to exercise without putting as much pressure on your bones or joints and at a higher resistance than on land, facilitating harder training for the whole body. Aquatic exercise allows you to effectively decrease the impact of your exercise, without reducing the intensity
Aqua exercise is Low Impact but High
Good BoostPosted: 29/09/2022Read more >
Who Are Good Boost?
Transforming any Pool Space into a Therapeutic Place.
Good Boost is a social enterprise that started in 2018 with a mission to make aqua rehab research and science available to everyone. There are considerable health & wellbeing benefits for all activity in water, particularly for health conditions that affect the joints like arthritis and back pain. Good Boost is a team of Physios, health professionals,