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Are you brave enough for wild swimming? Our top 5 chilly thrills to experience this December...

Are you brave enough for wild swimming? Our top 5 chilly thrills to experience this December...

Open water swimming is a unique, challenging and exhilarating experience. With wild swimming, add near freezing water into the equation and you’ll ...
Swimming in Lac de Passy

Swimming in Lac de Passy

If you’d told me at the start of the year I’d spend my free time swimming across various lakes in the UK, I’d have laughed in complete disbelief. F...
The Rutland Water Swim

The Rutland Water Swim

They say that the best time to sign up for another event is whilst you’re riding the high of a new Personal Best. Which meant, after my successful ...
Swimming My First Henley Mile

Swimming My First Henley Mile

The day I’d never expected had finally come, I was the proud owner of a Zone 3 Aspire Limited Edition Wetsuit, I carefully unwrapped my exciting ne...
My First Henley Mile

My First Henley Mile

I’m Katie, I’m 33 years old and a fitness enthusiast, if I’m honest, I’m the jack of many ‘sports’ but the master of none. So, despite not being a ...
Top 10 Open Water Swimming Essentials

Top 10 Open Water Swimming Essentials

  If you’re curious about the world of Open Water Swimming and want to dive into something a little different and more challenging then there are ...
Simply Swim & The Henley Mile 2018

Simply Swim & The Henley Mile 2018

If you're a long time reader of the Simply Swim blog then you may remember that for the last few years we have teamed up with Henley Swim to offer ...
Switch Up Your Swim

Switch Up Your Swim

So, you’ve switched up your fitness routine by ditching the gym and dedicating your workout to swim, and now you’re ready for the next stage. Check...
Henley Swim 2017

Henley Swim 2017

The Henley Mile is a 1 mile straight swimming event held in the downstream River Thames and for another year we were lucky enough to sponsor the e...
10 of the Best Outdoor UK Swimming Locations

10 of the Best Outdoor UK Swimming Locations

Without stating the absolute obvious, we aren’t gifted with a lot of hot sunny days in the UK. However, when we are the entire country gets out th...
An Interview With The Founders of Henley Swim

An Interview With The Founders of Henley Swim

As there is now only just over 6 weeks until the first Henley Swim event of 2017 we caught up with founders Tom Kean & Jeremy Laming to find ...
How To Stop Your Swimming Goggles From Fogging Up

How To Stop Your Swimming Goggles From Fogging Up

As we all know, it's very annoying when you're swimming and your goggles start to cloud over. To help you prevent this, here are a few of the top w...
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