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With gyms in Britain shut for much of last year, almost a million people downloaded an NHS-backed fitness app over three months in an attempt to get up off the sofa and out for a run.

In subsequent lockdowns wild swimming converts have been evangelising about the healing powers of cold water.

Now the Outdoor Swimming Society has launched a free Swim Couch to 5K programme – echoing the Public Health England programme Couch to 5K – to encourage three months of training for a summer solstice challenge in the sea or in a lake, pool or river.

The scheme, the brainchild of Kate Rew, founder of the OSS, is aimed at

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