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Mindfulness: Word of the Moment

October 31, 2017

Mental health benefits or meaningless buzzword? “ Aerobic exercise releases endorphins, which makes you feel happy, and gets you out and abo...

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A Sea Swimmer in June

October 18, 2017

June discovers a new approach to front crawl and takes it into open water. “ When I arrived I could already happily put my face in the water etc -...

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Surface Tension?

October 11, 2017

Learning to get your face out to breathe... “ It’s helpful if coming up for air isn’t learnt as part of a formal stroke, because there's too muc...

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

September 27, 2017

Get creative and enjoy the bohemian pleasures of a dip outdoors... “ There's a growing number of people who swim outdoors, not for aerobic exerc...

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Following the Flow

September 24, 2017

When leading is misleading... “ Anticipation of the next movement and a preconception of what it should look and feel like makes you rush ahead....

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Freedom from Form

September 6, 2017

Available to everybody including me... “ The four competitive strokes are by their nature restricting. Their purpose is to get us through the...

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Not So Slow Sophie

August 17, 2017

Cheryl makes friends with a head-up breaststroker on holiday and shares her top tips... “ Despite her lovely stroke and confidence, keeping her he...

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View Pirana Goggles Review

August 3, 2017

The mirrored version has been Ian’s choice over the summer... “ They weigh almost nothing, and I don’t feel them on my face. They don’t give the...

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What’s Welsh for Puddle?

July 24, 2017

Learning to let learning happen... I’ve lived in Wales for 18 years, my dad’s Welsh and a friend recommended I put myself in the position of...

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Just Floating An Idea

July 8, 2017

“ The healing properties of salt water have been acknowledged for centuries. But if there's going to be healing, in or out of the water, the less w...

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