When we came up with the name Zoggs back in 1992, it was because goggles were at the heart of everything we planned to do. Fast forward to today, and goggles remain at the heart of our brand.
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
Check out the newest top 10 reasons to take up OPEN WATER SWIMMING - Courtesy of Adam Walker
There are many lakes up and down the country which have organised sessions and have suitable safety in place. I would recommend you swim in one these locations and as there will be other like-minded swimmers there who you can buddy up with and swim in pairs or a small group. In addition you can also make new friends as open water is a very social sport. Not only is it another good safety measure, it makes training easier supporting each other.
Due to the climate, open water in lakes, rivers and the ocean
The Zoggs Swim Diaries series aim to celebrate those undertaking a personal challenge or complete something extraordinary. This one is no different, as Jess takes us through her story of how she undertook her first triathlon and came to love swimming. Over to Jess...
Swimming has always been a bit of a no-no for me. I’m pretty sure this is the case for a lot of women who, like me, don’t look like the women you see in swimming costume adverts. The thought of skulking out of the changing room in a skin-tight, small piece of lycra, to stand there with my wobbly bits/stretch marks in all their glory in front of all those people is
Physical activity can have a positive impact on mental health regardless of age or ability. Swimming is a great all round exercise which will make you feel stronger and healthier. It benefits the whole body and its an ideal way to strengthen your muscles. The benefits of swimming goes beyond just the physical benefits it is also hugely beneficial for your mental health.
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,
The new Phantom goggles have arrived with the Phantom 2.0 for adults, the Junior Phantom 2.0 for Juniors and the Phantom Kids Masks. Below is a round-up of what you can expect with prices ranging from £14 to £18.
Glide through the water in our Phantom 2.0 Clearer Vision goggle for adults in blue/grey. With a quick adjust system to help you find the right fit, it has a split yoke made from for comfort. The Clearer Vision lenses not only amplify light in low level conditions but help reduce glare in bright conditions. Plus there's Soft-Seal gasket made from unique hypo-allergenic l