Few things have a greater impact on swimming than improved flexibility and mobility. Limited range-of-motion prevents swimmers from maintaining a streamlined position, and causes athletes to “fight” their bodies as they move through the water.
Fortunately just a little bit of stretching makes a big difference.
But, with so many choices, what stretches deliver the greatest ROI for triathletes? Read what top coaches from US Masters Swimming recommend as their favorite routines.
Consistency is key, so do just a few minutes each day and you’ll soon notice improvements. Naturally you’ll want to focus on your shoulders, ankles and back but, if you’re like most triathletes, a few problem areas will require extra attention.