Why do you need to warm-up before your pool warm-up?
With swimming, you pull through the water and continuously repeat the stroke and recovery to propel yourself forward. You need to prepare the joint and core for that movement. It’s a lot more effective than just jumping in the water cold. Here are the five best exercises to get you warmed up for maximum performance right out of the gate:
Most of us swimmers know that when it comes to practice, if you’re not early, you’re late. Arriving early gives you the time you need to fix your goggles, put your cap on and catch up with your teammates. Most of us do some half-hearted stretches and stare somewhat nervously at the blue abyss of the water (let’s be honest, we’re swimmers but we hate ACTUALLY getting in), but what if we could use that time to set ourselves up for a more successful practice? SwimLabs sat down with Avatus Stone, Director of Explosive Performance, one of the biggest sports performance training companies in the country, to find out how to maximize the time we have on deck before diving in.
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