“I’m ashamed of my body”

“I’m ashamed of my body”

This is going to be a different type of blog. This blog is very much written from the heart, from Laura to you. We sent a tweet earlier, encouraging people from all walks of life to join us in swimming, we received a reply that simply read, “I am ashamed of my body”,...
Tips for getting started in open water

Tips for getting started in open water

1. New to open water swimming? You may find that you get an upset tummy the first time you explore freshwater lakes and rivers as this water carries a lot of nutrient-rich soil which is very good for the ecosystem, but might need a little getting used to for our...
Why Open Water Swimming?

Why Open Water Swimming?

Lockdown has been particularly hard on our leisure industry and sadly we have begun to see many swimming pool and family activity options disappear from our local resources. As we begin to come out of winter lockdown and into the summer new ‘normal’, it will be...
What is the Vagus Nerve?

What is the Vagus Nerve?

The Vagus Nerve is the Tenth Cranial Nerve, and it interfaces with the parasympathetic nervous system by controlling all of our major organs and digestive system. It is also the longest nerve within the autonomic nervous system, and it holds some of the keys to better...