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Yoga for Swimmers – Creating a Strong Cross-Body Connection

These seven yoga poses for swimmers create a strong cross-body connection that will help lead to a more efficient freestyle and backstroke.

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Yoga for Swimmers – Using Yoga to Increase Shoulder Mobility

This swimming-specific yoga shoulder mobility sequence is an incredible way to open up through the shoulders in several different ways…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Mobility and Strength for an Efficient Butterfly

Yoga is one of the most efficient ways that you can develop both the mobility and strength needed to developing a stronger and faster butterfly…

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Yoga for Swimmers: 3 Ways Yoga Can Help Develop Easy Speed

Yoga is an amazing way to learn how to move with ease which can be transferred into the pool to develop efficiency at speed…

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Yoga for Swimmers (Video) – Releasing Tension in the Hip Flexors

This short video sequence will take you through four poses that will help relieve stiffness in your hip flexors…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Three Poses to Improve Your Posture

Developing great posture is one of the most important aspects of both technical efficiency and injury prevention in swimming…

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Yoga for Swimmers (Video): Yin Yoga for the Back, Shoulders and Hips

This short yin yoga sequence targets the back, shoulders and hips…

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Yoga for Swimmers: 3 Ways Yin Yoga Can Improve Your Performance

There are many ways that yin yoga can benefit athletes, which include developing mental toughness, enhancing recovery and making a yoga practice more accessible…

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6 Styles of Yoga That Can Enhance Your Swimming Performance

Now that we have taken a look at some of the reasons why swimmers should do yoga the next question is…

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Yoga for Swimmers (Video): A Short Sequence to Improve Your Freestyle

The demands of freestyle require athletes to have great shoulder stability, a strong core and keen proprioception…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Larkin Talks About How Yoga Relates to Swimming (Video)

World Champion Mitch Larkin discusses how he feels yoga has helped him develop a better connection in his stroke…

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Yoga for Swimmers: 3 Poses to Strengthen Your Core

The development of a strong core is one of the biggest benefits of implementing yoga into your training program…

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Yoga for Swimmers: How Madi Wilson Uses Yoga to Improve Her Swimming

World Championship medalist Madi Wilson feels a large part of her improvement over the last year has come from implementing of a consistent yoga practice…

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Yoga for Swimmers (Video) – 3 Poses to Enhance Recovery

In March I wrote an article entitled ‘3 Restorative Yoga Poses to Help the Effectiveness of Your Taper’ the video above is an adjunct to that article…

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Yoga for Swimmers (Video) – A Short Sequence for Your Knees

This short yoga sequence focuses on hip strength and mobility as well glute strength…

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