triathlon

  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
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    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. 10 Triathlons to Tri this Season
    10 Triathlons to Tri this Season

    10 Triathlons to Tri this Season

    With Triathlons happening all over the UK throughout the season it can sometimes be a struggle to decide which to choose. We have chosen 10 races worth a tri...

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    • Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon (3rd-4th June) – Blenheim Palace is often considered the race to kick start the Triathlon season, the swim, bike and run takes place around the grounds of Blenheim palace. Swimming, cycling and running through the unique and picturesque scenery, you will be taking part in the second largest Triathlon in the UK. Not r
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  4. Top Open Water Goggles for Triathlon Season
    Top Open Water Goggles for Triathlon Season

    Top Open Water Goggles for Triathlon Season

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    It's that time of year again! You've signed yourself up and trained yourself mentally and physically for the events in the coming months. Whether you're taking on a short distance triathlon or have plans for numerous long distance events, having the right kit is essential to the safety and performance of any triathlete or open water swimmer.

    At Zoggs, we understand the importance of having equipment you can rely on. We've been developing goggles for 25 years and offer a range of lenses suitable for swimming in any conditions the Great British weather could

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  5. Choosing a Triathlon Wetsuit
    Choosing a Triathlon Wetsuit

    Choosing a Triathlon Wetsuit

    Wearing a wetsuit during your triathlon will provide buoyancy, make you more streamlined in the water and keep you warm. If you are a weaker swimmer, these small things could give you the edge on race day.

    You have to make sure you choose the right one, and get used to wearing it during your training. Here at Zoggs, we have three different types available for both men and women, launched in early 2015 – the Zoggs FX1, the Zoggs FX2

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  6. How to take off a wetsuit
    How to take off a wetsuit

    How to take off a wetsuit

    All you want to do at the end of your swim is get your wetsuit off, yet that’s often easier said than done.

    If you’re a triathlete, this can slow down your transition and lose you valuable race time.

    Watch this simple guide or follow the below tips to struggle less, and get yourself warm and dry sooner – or on the bike quicker.

    Get unzipped
    Pull the flap open at the back of your neck and find the zip strap. Pull

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  7. How to put on a wetsuit
    How to put on a wetsuit

    How to put on a wetsuit

    Wetsuits are supposed to fit snugly: it’s exactly how they keep you warm. The unique Flex Technology of our Zoggs wetsuits are designed for maximum comfort, and make movement effortless and natural. But let’s face it; putting a wetsuit on in the first place isn't always easy – or elegant!

    1. Line it up
    Make sure your wetsuit is facing the right way round, so that the zip goes at the back.

    2. The plastic bag trick
    Put your foot inside a plastic shopping bag before you step in to your wetsuit. The bag w

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  8. Triathlon Training Tips: Planning for the months ahead
    Triathlon Training Tips: Planning for the months ahead

    Triathlon Training Tips: Planning for the months ahead

    Following a long season you may decide to have a few weeks off to rest the muscles. Once recovered and rested however, be ready with a plan and commit to your training ahead.

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    Planning
    Decide what events you are going to do this year and commit yourself to them. I would reccomend buing a 2015 wall chart and mark them on. They are now official and you have your goals

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  9. Introducing Zoggs Wetsuits
    Introducing Zoggs Wetsuits

    Introducing Zoggs Wetsuits

    Zoggs are pleased and proud to announce the launch of their brand new range of wetsuits.

    New to the triathlon and open water market in 2015, the Zoggs wetsuit features their unique Flex Technology concept giving unrivaled comfort and fit that Zoggs already provide in their unparalleled range of Predator Flex goggles. The Zoggs wetsuit has been designed to provide total flexibility to reduce fatigue and improve performance.

    The Flex Technology allows for super flexibility in the upper body for an uninhibited range of stroke motion. To illustrate

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