Join Ant Middleton, the ultimate action hero from SAS Who Dares Wins, Escape and Mutiny and brave the February chill by plunging into Hampstead Heath Lido. It's the ultimate winter challenge where you will be able to not only dip in but swim a length of the pool. It will be a very cold but invigorating experience!
Did you know that cold water swimming has many health benefits and is a great way to achieve your 2018 health goals? Our Chilly Dip challenge is for anybody ready to start 2018 with a splash and Ant will be giving an inspirational talk before the dip to motivate everyone.
Here are the health benefits of cold water swimming that can help you reach your 2018 goals:
1. Boost your immune system - swimming in cold water can significantly increase and activate your immune system.
2. Get an all-natural high - cold water swimmers often talk about the feeling of well-being that is so encompassing; who doesn't want to feel good?
3. Get your blood pumping - get your heart rate going and flush your circulation by pushing your blood through all your capillaries and arteries.
4. Burn calories - we all know that swimming is great exercise. In the cold your body will work twice as hard to keep you warm.
Official Link: http://www.havenhouse.org.uk/chilly-dip18