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Stretches for Swimmers | 5-Pose Yoga Fix

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Stretches for Swimmers | 5-Pose Yoga Fix






Logging laps in the pool leaves you stretched and strong. And, after dulling the noise of the outside world, swimming can have a meditative, blissed-out impact. Just like yoga.
Yoga has become the dryland complement for many swimmers ? both amateurs and professionals. It counterbalances the overdevelopment that freestyle, breaststroke and butterfly can cause in the front body. It provides a weight-bearing, strength-building workout. And, it takes your body through its full range of motion, encourages flexibility and lengthens your muscles, which makes you a more efficient and powerful swimmer. Hold each of these poses for 5?10 breaths to elongate and loosen the muscles you just worked.
1. CAT AND COW

Cat stretches your back and strengthens your abdominals, while cow opens your chest and strengthens your back. Flowing between them warms up your spine.
The move: Start in a tabletop position on your hands and knees so that your palms press into the ground, and your knees rest under your hips. Make sure your wrists, elbows and shoulders form one straight line and your knees and hips form another.
As you exhale, press into the ground with your hands and round your back like an angry Halloween cat. Gently bring your chin toward your chest and activate your abdominals, pulling your bellybutton toward your spine.
On your inhale, come into cow by arching your back in the opposite direction. Broaden your chest and lift your tailbone to the sky so your belly sinks toward the floor.
Hold each pose for several breaths or find a gentle flow between the two so that with each exhale you round into cat and with each inhale you open into cow.
2. THREAD THE NEEDLE

After loosening up your spine with cat and cow, move into thread the needle, also known as half knot, which stretches your shoulders and upper back.
The move: Start in a tabletop position, wrists under your shoulder and knees under your hips. As you inhale, take your right arm to the sky, palm facing away from your body. Exhale and sweep your right arm under your chest, resting your shoulder on the ground. Turn your right palm up toward the sky and rest your right check on the ground. Keep your left palm pressing into the earth or deepen the twist by taking your left hand to the small of your back. Hold for several breaths. Then on an inhale, sweep your right hand toward the sky for a gentle counter-twist. Exhale, release your right hand to the earth and repeat on the other side.
3. LOCUST

This pose is a great core and back strengthener and helps counterbalance overdevelopment in the front of your body. Focus on finding length throughout your spine and remember your neck is part of your spine so look forward, but not up.
The move: Start lying on your belly with your forehead on your mat, arms by your sides and legs extended behind you. As you inhale, lift your head, chest, arms and legs up. Concentrate on lengthening your spine rather than how high you can lift. Keep your gaze forward so you avoid co...


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