Swimming Outdoors

Swim Your Own Swim

October 17, 2020

In The Madness of Crowds Douglas Murray is clear on problems of identity politics and social media. We latch on to popular ideas without thinking t...

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Roundup

June 11, 2020

Today we went to Ceibwr Bay The sea was quiet and cold Gordon found a rotting seal He ate a bit and rolled. I hosed him down, he's patient W...

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Follow Us Off Instagram

June 2, 2020

As we haven't been more than a couple of miles away from home for the last few months, we're lucky to be surrounded by so much natural beauty.   ...

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Ameo Powerbreather – Unique Twin Tube Fresh Air Training Snorkel Review

August 7, 2019

I've been enjoying swimming with the Ameo Powerbreather. I've tried 'training snorkels' previously but never one like this. Fresh air comes in thro...

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Fight or Flight, or Float

July 24, 2019

The startle pattern, also known as the Moro/ baby panic/ parachute/ fear reflex, affects all swimmers, non- swimmers and swimming teachers to some ...

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How to Swim Head Up Breaststroke

April 21, 2019

Swimming breaststroke with the face out of the water gets a bad press. There are good reasons for this. But if you're aware of what you're doing, t...

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Getting a View on Front Crawl Sighting

December 14, 2017

I saw a video on Instagram of someone swimming in the most exquisite of locations, the canyons of the American wild west. With his bright swimming ...

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Mindfulness: Word of the Moment?

October 31, 2017

“ Aerobic exercise releases endorphins, which makes you feel happy, and gets you out and about talking to other people. These things are probably u...

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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. (more…)

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

September 27, 2017

The creative benefits of a dip outdoors People who recommend swimming for exercise benefits are often unaware of the strain it can cause. Fe...

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