• Training guides
    Working out beside the pool
    08 Aug 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Whether your usual pool is closed for refurbishment, your car engine has suddenly seized, or your dog is sick and you can’t leave the house, there are still ways to improve your swimming without getting wet. Bruce Lee once scathingly compared foregoing sparring in martial arts training to learning to swim on dry land. But that doesn’t...
  • How to guides
    Getting started with open-water swimming
    14 Jun 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Are you thinking about taking your first steps out of the pool and into the open-water? Here's everything you need to know to make sure your transition goes swimmingly, courtesy of our friends at Zone3 . Cold Water Think a swimming pool is cold? Well, the lake or river will be significantly colder. On a positive note, the more you swim outside...
  • Training guides
    Advanced training for swimmers
    04 Apr 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    You've perfected your stroke technique. Are you ready for the next steps? Zoggs teamed up with ex-Olympian James Goddard to explain some advanced moves and how you can use training aids to improve your swim. Tumble Turns Change direction in one swift and graceful move and boost your swim by pushing off from the wall. Freestyle Breathing Have...
  • Training guides
    Perfect your stroke technique
    04 Apr 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Make the most of your time in the pool. Perfecting your stroke technique will enable you to swim further and faster. Zoggs have teamed up with ex-Olympian James Goddard to show us how. Butterfly Get this right and you'll be working your abdominals, triceps, pectorals, shoulders and quadriceps. Butterfly burns around 750 calories per hour so it...
  • Buying guides
    Men's swimwear
    26 Feb 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Confused about the different swimwear designs for men and what they’re for? By the end of this article you’ll know how to tell apart aquashorts from jammers, and briefs from watershorts.
  • Buying guides
    Wiggle swimming goggles buying guide
    19 Jan 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Anti-fog, panoramic, gasket type, Swedish style or classic; choosing the best set of swimming goggles for you is not as easy as it seems, but Wiggle has pooled its resources to help you choose...
  • Training guides
    Triathlon Tips: 7 easy technique swim tweaks for a stronger arm stroke
    11 Mar 2016
    In this guide, Speedo provide us with 7 easy tweaks for your triathlon swim; which will leave you with a stronger, more efficient swim stroke.
  • Buying guides
    picture of woman in Speedo swimwear posing by pool
    28 May 2015
    This guide will take you through the options that you have, depending on your body type and whether you are intending to compete or swim for fitness.
  • Training guides
    A man sprinting out of the ocean at night wearing a Zone3 wetsuit
    22 May 2015
    Open water swimming is very different from swimming in a pool and there are definitely a few things you should consider before turning up on race day. Properly preparing for the swim will ensure you can put in the best performance possible, whatever your ambitions. Training and race day tips Think about your equipment Wearing a wetsuit is a...
  • How to guides
    A man posing by the sea in a Zone3 wetsuit
    22 May 2015
    A wetsuit is a very important part triathlon or open water swimming. It's not there only for warmth but to increase your comfort, speed and stamina. Using a cheap wetsuit which isn't designed for swimming and will slow you down in the water and make it much harder work. A lot of research, development and technology goes into swimming...

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