Swimming

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    Strong Women

    Too nice outside for the gym? Try one of these 8 outdoor workouts instead

  • Woman in swimming pool
    Life

    Take the plunge in one of London’s outdoor swimming spots during the heatwave

  • Good American swimwear
    Fashion

    11 black one-piece swimsuits that can easily double as bodysuits

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woman swimming in a lake
Workouts

12 places to swim outdoors now that the weather is getting warmer

Grab your swimsuit.

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Hayley Spencer
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A woman wearing goggles and a swimming hat swimming through a lake with grey skies behind her.
Strong Women

Women are swearing by cold water swimming to improve mood and mental health

How wild swimming has helped women get through lockdown – from boosting self-esteem to creating community.

Posted by
Natalie Gil
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Workouts

Hate the pain of working out? This is why pushing through is so important

It’s not about punishing yourself, but learning to understand your body.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Travel

5 lessons in escapism from explorer Anna McNuff

How to live a great adventure – even under lockdown.

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Anna McNuff
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Maddy Duxbury
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“How I learnt to fail by (almost) swimming The Channel”

Just because you don't pass the finish line, doesn't mean it can't be a win.

Wellbeing

This inclusive Instagram account is the giving us all the fitness motivation we need right now

Because you don't need to look a certain way to exercise.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

Gyms and indoor pools are reopening on 25 July: here’s what to expect

Welcome to a new reality of workouts and public swimming.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Woman cooking after exercise
Life

What to eat before and after exercise

How to fuel for and replenish after sport, whether you’re a swimmer, runner or weight lifter.

Posted by
Stylist Team
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Ellie Simmons paralympic heads to Madagascar
Travel

Ellie Simmonds finds tranquility off the coast of Madagascar

Five-time Paralympic gold medallist finds a nature-filled adventure with turtles.

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Ellie Simmonds
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benefits of cold water swimming
Long Reads

Why cold water swimming is the ultimate way to practise mindfulness

“You’re there. Alive. Uncomfortable. Aware of everything around you as well as what’s going on in your body.”

Posted by
Anna Deacon and Vicky Allan
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Ella Foote on being judged for her body size.
Life

An open letter to every plus-size swimmer who’s afraid of being mocked at the pool

It’s time to put an end to body-shaming once and for all, says swimmer Ella Foote.

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Ella Foote
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Megan Murray
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“I got naked for a naturist swimming session and this is my very honest review”

Where are all the other women at?

Swimply
Travel

Airbnb for swimming pools is here to help you have the summer of your dreams

No pool? No problem. A new app wants to help connect swimming fans with empty pools over the summer.

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
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London infinity pool
Travel

The world’s first 360° infinity pool is coming to London, and it’s already causing major anxiety

Would you dive in?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Life

This simple daily ritual can have a positive benefit your mental health

There's more science to it than you might think

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Life

Swim England tells women how to hide “flabby stomachs” – Twitter reacts accordingly

The national sports body has now issued an apology.

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Emily Badiozzaman
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6 places to try open water swimming in the UK

Say hello to your new favourite post-work pastime

Travel

Swim off Shetland's secret beaches

Wild swimming doesn't get much wilder than Scotland's shores; Stylist leaps in

Posted by
Anna Hart
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