Swim Wild and Free: A Practical Guide to Swimming Outdoors 365 Days a Year

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This is the ultimate practical guide to get you swimming outdoors, 365 days a year.Whether you want to take your first tentative dip in your local wild swimming spot or take on a long-distance swimming challenge, you'll find everything you need to embrace outdoor swimming and enjoy the health and wellbeing benefits it offers. Have you ever wondered what kit you need for winter swimming or how to fall in love with the cold? This book includes dedicated information about each season, ensuring you have everything you need to make outdoor swimming something you can enjoy safely all year round. Discover how to overcome your outdoor swimming fears and why becoming an outdoor swimmer can help you cope better with the ups and downs of daily life. Find out the differences between swimming in oceans, rivers and lakes, learn how to become a stronger swimmer and how to design your own training plans. Featuring case studies from people with a wide range of backgrounds who have embraced the outdoor swimming lifestyle, including people living with physical disabilities and mental health challenges, this is the book for anyone who wants to swim outdoors.

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ISBN-13: 9781399400404
ISBN-10: 1399400401
Pagini: 224
Dimensiuni: 189 x 230 mm
Greutate: 0.57 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Bloomsbury Sport
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom


There are so many safety considerations and hidden dangers with outdoor swimming - this book will give you all the facts to feel confident and safe

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Simon Griffiths


ForewordIntroduction1. Getting Started2. Staying Safe3. Take s Swim on the Wild Side4. Swimming at Supervised Venues5. A Year in Outdoor Swimming6. Winter and Cold Water Swimming7. Outdoor Swimming Kit8. Outdoor Swimming for Health and Well-being9. Becoming a Stronger Swimmer10. Where Might Outdoor Swimming Take You?Further Reading and ReferencesResourcesIndex


l am a massive fan of open-water swimming and love this book for encouraging others to get out, be brave and experience the pure joy of swimming in the great outdoors
A liberating and inspirational guide for everyone interested in embracing this recreational lifestyle
This handy guide provides the ideal introduction to outdoor swimming and teaches you how to stay safe in the water. The perfect companion for anyone who wants to swim outdoors.
a must-read... Griffiths offers advice for each season and realistic training plans.