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Waterlog Reswum: Joe Minihane talks about Roger Deakin and open water swimming #SwimmingWeek

Image: Devil’s Bridge, The River Lune, waterlogreswum.com In 1999 nature writer and documentary maker Roger Deakin made swimming history. Although the quintessentially eccentric English gent with his rambling Suffolk home (complete with its own moat) didn’t know so at the time, his epic book Waterlog would go on to revolutionise open water swimming.  For a generation stuck behind a desk whose …

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shinychrisWaterlog Reswum: Joe Minihane talks about Roger Deakin and open water swimming #SwimmingWeek
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Top 10 tips for swimming in open water #SwimmingWeek

Swimming in open water such as lakes, rivers and the sea is on the rise thanks to books like Roger Deakin’s influential Waterlog and the increasing popularity of ‘wild swimming’ events, like The Great Swim series. But open water swimming isn’t like swimming in a pool. There aren’t any black lines on the bottom of the lake to guide you …

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Extreme Swims – including Land’s End to John O’Groats and The Amazon #SwimmingWeek

  Most of us are happy to plod up and down our local swimming pool for a few laps. Or maybe if we are feeling really adventurous heading off for a quick dip in the sea. But what if you really want a swimming challenge to impress your mates? Here we look at six of the most extreme swims ever …

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shinychrisExtreme Swims – including Land’s End to John O’Groats and The Amazon #SwimmingWeek
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Flyknit Experience: We test out the new Nike Lunar 1+ in a running ‘flash mob’ along The Thames

If you started running a few years ago, when it was still disparagingly referred to as jogging, you know how heavy trainers used to be – like wearing lead weights on your feet. Not any more. Manufacturers are literally tripping over each other to bring the latest lightweight fabric technologies to our feet.  Last month saw the arrival of the …

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shinychrisFlyknit Experience: We test out the new Nike Lunar 1+ in a running ‘flash mob’ along The Thames
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Quality sports supplements at low prices

Sponsored post www.pro-10.com   provide a range of sports nutrition and bodybuilding products that are used by both the weekend gym member or the full time sports person, where fitness and appearance are a key part of their personal goals. Not only does Pro-10.com supply their products at competitive pricing (check out the cost of Whey Protein), they also offer a …

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London 2012: Stella McCartney’s Team GB kit for Adidas revealed

Forget going for gold. Team GB will be decked out in indigo as they take to the track and field for the London 2012 Olympic games. Inspired by the Union Jack flag, the Olympic and Paralympic sportswear will feature predominately blue hues paired with red footwear as they compete across the summer. Designed by Beatle offspring Stella McCartney in partnership …

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Gerald LynchLondon 2012: Stella McCartney’s Team GB kit for Adidas revealed
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Staying in shape this winter: Strawberry Laser Lipo

Christmas parties are just around the corner, and while they are usually a lot of fun, there is also a lot of pressure to look your best. We all know that a balanced diet and regular exercise is the best way to do this, but we also know its not always easy with a busy schedule. So as a part …

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