Shoulder Exercises for Swimmers

Don't let an injury creep up on you. Keep your shoulders strong with these exercises.


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Exercises to Prevent Swimmer's Shoulder

Exercises to Prevent Swimmer's Shoulder

The repetitive arm motion of freestyle can cause some swimmers to develop shoulder pain. Increasing flexibility combined with strengthening and balancing upper-body muscles can prevent such injuries.

Balance Your Blades: 3 Corrective Shoulder Exercises

Balance Your Blades: 3 Corrective Shoulder Exercises

For swimmers, shoulder pain isn't always cured by spending time away from the pool. Strengthen and balance your shoulders with these exercises.

Avoiding Shoulder Swimming Injuries

Avoiding Shoulder Swimming Injuries

Swimming is, by most standards, not a sport associated with high risk of injury. It does however have its own set of challenges. By far the biggest source of swimming injuries is in the shoulder.

4 Pre-Swim Warm-Up Movements

4 Pre-Swim Warm-Up Movements

Before you dive in, warm your body up right by skipping the static stretching for these movements that engage your swimming muscles.

3 Exercises to Strengthen the Shoulders

3 Exercises to Strengthen the Shoulders

Overhead sports like tennis, softball and swimming require strong shoulders for maximum performance. Here are three simple exercises to strengthen those muscles and improve your game.

Are Your Shoulders In a Slump?

Are Your Shoulders In a Slump?

Poor posture may be ruining your workout. Here's how to straighten up and build a better body.

Flexibility Training: Swimming Stretches

Flexibility Training: Swimming Stretches

Swimming is the perfect compensator for cycling and running. Swimming will stretch tight quads from biking and strengthen the back for running. Use these stretches to take care of your shoulders, and swim forever.




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