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Loch Morlich 3,000m Swim Event

On Saturday I did my second open water swim event, up at Loch Morlich near Aviemore. The third and last in the Go Swim series this year, I entered this last minute after enjoying the event at Loch Lomond so … Continue reading

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Knockburn Watersports Loch swimming

I fancied an open water swim up in Aberdeen when I was up visiting my Dad and step Mum this time. And although they live by the sea, I prefer to swim in fresh water, so I had a look … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond Go Swim 3,000m event

As I summarised on my Facebook page; yesterday I did the Loch Lomond Go Swim event. It was great fun and I’m sure this will be a great sport for me to be involved in going forward. My first open … Continue reading

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Pinkston Swimming & my Training plans

Today I’ll split this post between my swim at Pinkston water sports in the north of the city, my training so far this week, and what I’ll do for the next few weeks. I had this pre booked for a … Continue reading

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2,550m swim in Loch Lomond

Another Sunday, another swim in a loch. I’m two weeks out from the swim event at Loch Lomond and thought it would be a good time to get a swim there. I arranged to meet my friend Vanessa, and Linda … Continue reading

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Swim in Loch Venachar (c2,300m)

Today, as part of my training for the Loch Lomond Go Swim event at the end of August, I did a good open water swim in Loch Venachar. Go to the end of the post for a summary review of … Continue reading

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My training in July and going forward

I’ve not written a post about my training for a while, so I thought now would be a good time to write something. It’s near the end of July, and my training has been consistent – building up my swimming … Continue reading

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Swimming instead of running!

As you may know, with my injury preventing me from running the way I’ve wanted to since about August 2020, I’ve shifted what I do training wise a few times. At the end of May I had been focusing on … Continue reading

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How to plan your activity and get fit and healthy

I’ve written before about how I got fitter and healthier and lost weight… I thought I’d write a bit today about how you can set goals to become more active, and hopefully have the outcome of becoming more fit, healthy … Continue reading

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New bright swim cap

After my epiphany earlier in the week with a new swim cap (which made me go a wee bit faster in the pool… and did a good job protecting my hair too!)… I figured I could do with a brighter … Continue reading

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