My Swimming Kit Essentials: Scratchy Towels and Tanning Lotion

My Swimming Kit Essentials: Scratchy Towels and Tanning Lotion

My mom first took me swimming when I was maybe one or two.  I had a bright yellow swimming costume with a jelly green star on it, a pair of inflatable red armbands, and not much hair.  Since then, I’ve always been obsessed with the water.  I completed all of my Kelloggs Rainbow Swimming badges [...]

3 Tips For Returning to the Gym and Pool After Lockdown

3 Tips For Returning to the Gym and Pool After Lockdown

Specialist studios, public pools, gyms and the dreaded spin class have all been legally back for less than a fortnight.  In hindsight, it is wild to believe that these doors were actually barred and locked for the grand total of 20 weeks in the UK.  Within this weird and wonderful time, my love affair with [...]

I stopped hating my body due to taking up swimming

I stopped hating my body due to taking up swimming

This summer, (unbeknownst to myself until extremely recently) I have managed to dramatically improve my relationship with my body as well as enhance both my general physical and mental health. I have finally discovered a *real* hobby which is charming, I have a passion for and yet have no intention of making my career (here [...]