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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!

 

Dry Land

  • 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

Swim

  • 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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