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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: 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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Yoga for Swimmers – Developing a Cross-Body Connection (Video)

The sequence focuses on increasing both mobility and stability in the shoulders and hips as well as strengthening the core and improving balance…

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Yoga for Swimmers (Video) – A Sequence to Increase Shoulder Mobility

One of the biggest areas for swimmers to address in a yoga practice is shoulder mobility…

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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 (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 – 3 “More” Poses to Enhance Your Recovery

The following three poses are a great way to recover from an intense practice or training block…

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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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Yoga for Swimmers: 3 Poses to Keep Your Knees Healthy

Knee injuries are a common ailment that swimmers, especially breaststroke specialists, suffer from…

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Mental Health for Athletes: 6 Ways to Reduce Stigma in Sport

Acknowledging that stigma is real is a start. But we need to take a proactive stance to minimize its far-reaching effects…

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Incorporating Yoga Into Your Seasonal Plan

Find out how sport specific yoga can be used effectively in a periodized training plan…

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Mental Health for Athletes: 4 Steps to Letting Someone Know You Are Struggling

How do you let others know that you are struggling and need help?

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Mental Health for Athletes: 4 Strategies to Improve Self Talk

I have used self talk strategies to help with depression, social anxiety and at times low self-esteem…

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Yoga for Swimmers: A Short Sequence for Shoulders

The following is a short sequence of poses that promote both greater shoulder stability and mobility…

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