From the GoSwim series, an improved twist on a classic dryland exercise.
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Holding one leg off the ground makes this exercise an excellent core activator
How many of your swimmers can do this?
This requires teamwork and some core strength!
“The best oblique ab workout I’ve ever had,” said one of our swimmers after trying this exercise for 20 seconds.
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Here is one of our favorite core exercises. We call it 30-60-90 for each of the body angles where we pause.
Have the swimmer be seated on a physio ball and have a teammate stand on his feet. The swimmer should then streamline and hold a straight line from wrists to shoulders to hips as he moves through the different angles. We like to go for 1:00 straight shifting positions about every 3 seconds and finishing with 10 seconds holding the 30 degree position.