• How to guides
    Getting started with open-water swimming
    10 May 2019 / 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...
  • Buying guides
    Zoggs Goggles Buying Guide
    03 May 2019
    Finding the right pair of goggles is not always easy. Depending on where you swim, how often and the conditions on the day, there will always be a goggle or range of goggles which would work better for you than others. This guide will help you to make the right choice when buying goggles and allow you to get the most out of your time in the water...
  • Buying guides
    Woman powers through the water in deep pool
    02 Mar 2019
    There’s a sliding scale in swimwear from leisurely comfort to performance level sleekness.
  • Training guides
    Working out beside the pool
    04 Aug 2018
    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...
  • Buying guides
    Women's swimwear guide
    22 Jun 2018
    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
    Perfect your stroke technique
    06 Apr 2018
    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...
  • Training guides
    Advanced training for swimmers
    05 Apr 2018
    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
    Triathlon Tips: 7 easy technique swim tweaks for a stronger arm stroke
    11 Mar 2016
    In this guide, we provide 7 easy tweaks for your triathlon swim; which will leave you with a stronger, more efficient swim stroke.
  • How to guides
    Zone3 Performance: Beginner's guide to swimming in a wetsuit
    01 Jul 2015
    The wetsuit you wear is designed to help improve and optimise your performance while you swim. That's why it essential to consider fit when buying your next wetsuit; size, feel and fit are areas you should concentrate on to really ensure you can swim with efficiency and comfort.
  • How to guides
    Zone3 Performance: How to look after your wetsuit
    26 Jun 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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