Swimming Tips

  1. Predator Goggle Review
    Predator Goggle Review

    Predator Goggle Review

    Annie Brooks’ Zoggs Predator Review

     

    What is the one thing that can make swimming difficult? Not getting the right goggles!

    They always say if you don’t realise you’re wearing goggles then chances are, they are the perfect set for your swim. The last thing you want is the wrong kind of goggles for your swim, and luckily now we have such a selection from Zoggs, there is quite

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  2. Pool Swimming Vs Open Water
    Pool Swimming Vs Open Water

    Pool Swimming Vs Open Water

    Pool Swimming Vs Open Water Swimming. What are the differences? By Adam Walker

    Water temperature

    In open water it can vary depending on what month you swim, country and body of water. For instance, throughout the UK in the sea, on average the temperature will not go beyond 18 degrees centigrade in the season with the hottest months typically August and early September.

    In a lake

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  3. STA Swim Teacher Myth Busting
    STA Swim Teacher Myth Busting

    STA Swim Teacher Myth Busting

    Myth Busting: how long should you stay in the water when starting open water swimming?

     Meet Steve, an open water swim coach and STA Coach. In this blog, Steve is going to be taking you through his safety tips for Cold Water Swimming and debunking some myths you may have heard.

    We are all different, male and female, and have a varying tolerance to the cold.  It is widely recognised that women are more suited to cold water

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  4. Becoming a better pool swimmer
    Becoming a better pool swimmer

    Becoming a better pool swimmer

    How to become a better Pool Swimmer By Adam Walker

    Zoggs ambassador and swim coach Adam Walker, is sharing his top tips on how to become a better pool swimmer in our latest blog.

    If you are a swimmer who churns out many miles a week and yet are not improving, it can be frustrating. It may be time to look at what you are doing before, during and after each session in order that you make better progress.

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  5. Earth Day
    Earth Day

    Earth Day

    Earth Day X Zoggs

    Earth day is an opportunity to give organisations, businesses, groups, families and individuals the excuse to really take stock of what the Earth means to them and the impact that we are creating. I personally don't like celebrating this on one day because every day should be Earth day just like every day should be save the elephant day or international woman's day! But I do think it's good that so many people can start

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  6. Open Water Swim Safety
    Open Water Swim Safety

    Open Water Swim Safety

    11 Safety Tips for Swimming in Open Water

    Nothing beats the feeling of swimming in open waters and that post-swim high you get from time spent in nature’s wild spaces. It is life-affirming and one of the best ways to expand your swimming horizons. But how do you stay safe in the water? It’s a very different environment from your local swimming pool. Let’s find out how to stay safe by diving into our top safety tips for swimming in open

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  7. Mental Health Swim
    Mental Health Swim

    Mental Health Swim

    How to get out of that rut, and gain a new perspective through swimming

    Mental Health Swim Series

    It’s the middle of winter, pouring down outside and I haven’t been for a swim in over a week. The longer I go without swimming the longer the rut lasts, and the harder it feels just to jump on the bus to the pool or my local reservoir. This felt like the story of the winter just gone, and despite signing up to

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  8. Sarah's Story
    Sarah's Story

    Sarah's Story

    Sarah’s Story | Mental Health Swims Blog Series

    I’ve always been a water baby and get so much joy from swimming but it’s only in recent years that I've started swimming and dipping regularly outside. In that time, cold water has become invaluable to my mental health.

    A number of years ago I left a job that was making me miserable and decided to take some time out.

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  9. Wild Swimming Spots 2022
    Wild Swimming Spots 2022

    Wild Swimming Spots 2022

    7 Great Wild Swimming Spots to Visit in 2022

     

    With so many incredible wild swimming spots to choose from, the United Kingdom is a playground for any keen swimmer who loves the great outdoors. There are remote waterfalls, golden-sand beaches, rivers in ancient woodlands, and lakes for every age and ability. You might be wondering where to go wild swimming this year. We’ve rounded up 7 great spots t

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  10. Kerri-anne Payne Goggle Picks
    Kerri-anne Payne Goggle Picks

    Kerri-anne Payne Goggle Picks

    Keri-anne Payne Top Zoggs Goggles

    What goggles for what swim?

    Zoggs Ambassador Keri-anne Payne goes through her definitive Zoggs Goggle Guide in this latest blog.

    Sunny?

    Overcast?

    Cloudy?

    Raining?

    Dark?

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