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Swimming In Gloves By Katia Low Res

Can I train for a long distance swim outdoors in winter?

We received the following question from Ian in Northern Ireland: I’ve entered a long swim in 2022 and I’m wondering about the practicality of training for it in open water through the winter. The water temperature where I swim drops below 5 degrees.

21 Dec 2021 • Simon Griffiths
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Does outdoor swimming make Raynaud's worse?

Raynaud’s symptoms generally disappear when you warm up, but many swimmers are concerned that a repeated triggering of symptoms could make the condition worse

18 Aug 2021 • Simon Griffiths
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