Yoga is all the rage these days. You can’t go anywhere without hear someone talk about how amazing yoga is and all the benefits that come along with it. While it’s 100% true there are many health benefits that yoga provides, did you know it can actually improve and enhance your swimming techniques and workouts? Let’s look at a few of the different ways you can use Yoga to enhance swimming.
Any swimmer will tell you it requires an incredible amount of strength when doing any swim related activity, especially when swimming laps, training for a marathon or the Olympics. Your body must be in tip top shape.
Core strength is used in any dynamic pose and is part of many static poses. The choice of poses and sequences can also develop both upper body and lower body strength, once again both in a dynamic and static manner. As long as proper movement patterns are followed it is functional strength that is being developed. A yoga program can be designed to use specific movement that is applicable to the sport of swimming.
What other ways has yoga helped improve your swimming techniques? Tell us in the comment section below!
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