Swimming

  • 1 Corrie star Catherine Tyldesley is the 2014 Great Swim Ambassador
    Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley has signed on to become the 2014 Ambassador for the Great Swim, Europes’s biggest open water swimming series. The actress has spoken previously of her...

  • 2 Keeping in the swim
    Swimming is one of the great pleasures of summer: as well as being a fun sport, it helps combat the effects of the sweltering heat. However, it's worth taking a number of simple precautions to make those...

  • 3 Keeping in the swim
    Swimming is one of the great pleasures of summer: as well as being a fun sport, it helps combat the effects of the sweltering heat. However, it's worth taking a number of simple precautions to make those...

  • 4 The water's lovely: 10 reasons to swim
    Swimming is the perfect summer sport: when the mercury rises, what better way to cool off than to  take a refreshing dip? It doesn't matter whether it's at the beach, river or pool, the long sunny...

  • 5 Water babies: the benefits of swimming for children and parents
    Swimming is widely recognised as one of the most beneficial sports, but teaching your child to swim can be difficult, especially if he or she is uncomfortable in water. One way to prevent this is to...

  • 6 Colour and care: Hot treat for holiday hair
    On holiday, give hair some degree of protection by slicking back with intensive conditioner or, even better, a hot oil treatment during the day. It will help form a barrier against the drying effects of...



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