aspire channel swim

  1. Zoggs Swim Diaries: Jane's Aspire Channel Swim
    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Jane's Aspire Channel Swim

    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Jane's Aspire Channel Swim

     Jane Hatwell shares her story on completing the Aspire Channel Swim in 22 days (that’s one mile a day!) whilst battling Ulcerative Colitis.

    Zoggs Swim Diaries: I'm 44 years of age and am battling Ulcerative Colitis/Crohns (a form of inflammatory bowel disease). I was originally diagnosed in 2008 after a severe relapse. However by 2010 life resumed to a fairly normal way of living until September 2014. I began to feel unwell and was having to live on medication to get to work! By Christmas I was hospitalised and have been struggling ever since. I have been in relapse for a year now.

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  2. Aspire Channel Swim 2015 – Ten reasons to take on the challenge
    Aspire Channel Swim 2015 – Ten reasons to take on the challenge

    Aspire Channel Swim 2015 – Ten reasons to take on the challenge

    aspire channel swimThe Aspire Channel Swim is back! Aspire is a national charity offering practical support for those with spinal cord injuries. The Aspire Channel Swim is now in its 16th year and is running from 14th September - 7th December, where swimmers will complete 22 miles within 12 weeks!

    Here are ten great reasons to take on the challenge:

    1. Swimming is a great fitness choice as it’s a low-impact workout for the whole body. Because it’s easy on your joints, it is perfect for just about everyone, especially those who have physical limitations or who find other forms of exercise painful.

    2. Resistance training can help build str

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  3. Top Tips to Complete the 12 Week Aspire Channel Swim
    Top Tips to Complete the 12 Week Aspire Channel Swim

    Top Tips to Complete the 12 Week Aspire Channel Swim

    These training tips for the Aspire Channel Swim are provided by our Learn to Swim ambassador.

    1) Location – Make sure to check out your pool’s opening hours and times of aqua classes to see when is best for you to swim.

    2) Preparation and programming - Set a programme that is easy to commit to at a steady pace. You have 12 weeks to swim 22 miles, so don’t push yourself too hard!

    3) Good kit – Make sure you have chosen a swimming costume and goggles you

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  4. Zoggs are the Official Partner of the Aspire Channel Swim 2014
    Zoggs are the Official Partner of the Aspire Channel Swim 2014

    Zoggs are the Official Partner of the Aspire Channel Swim 2014

    Leading swimwear brand Zoggs has today announced that it is again the official Corporate Partner for the Aspire Channel Swim in 2014.

    Zoggs Aspire Channel Swim

    Now in its 15th year, a massive £4 million has been raised for Aspire – supporting people with Spinal Cord Injury - since 1999.  This year, with the support of Zoggs promoting the sw

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