Courtesy of VASA, a SwimSwam partner
As our friend Tim Crowley likes to say: “There are two types of swimmers: Those who have had shoulder issues, and those who will develop them.”
This article on SwimSwam.com is a must-read for swimmers at all levels and outlines the four most commonly injured shoulder muscles.
Shoulder injuries are all but inevitable for serious swimmers -- but the good news is there are plenty of pre-hab exercises. The Vasa Trainer and Vasa Ergometer are also particularly useful for shoulder injury prevention.
Check out the following video about preventing swimmer's shoulder:
Since 1988, Vasa has produced premium quality training equipment for sports, fitness and rehabilitation. For decades, Olympic-level swimmers, swim coaches, triathletes, triathlon coaches, and dry land conditioning coaches worldwide have selected the Vasa Trainer and Vasa Ergometer to dramatically improve performance for swimmers, surfers, paddlers, skiers, triathletes and those seeking total-body fitness.