31 Jan, 2019
Swimming: Warm up tips!
Before you start swimming either training or racing, follow these tips to reduce your risk of injury and warm up your body!
Swing your arms in a windmill motion along the sides of your body for approximately 5 minutes in the same direction, change directions, then alternate.
Stretch it out! Stretch your arms, hip flexors ham strings etc
Grab a paddle board and focus on warming up your legs by kicking a 3-4 laps of the pool
Place a pull buoy in between your thighs and go through 3-4 laps, each lap a different stroke.
Walk through the water, this provides some resistance and increases your heart rate, preparing you for training or a race.
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