This sequence can be done before practice to increase range of motion. It can also be used after a practice to stretch out the shoulders allowing for more effective recovery.
The development of shoulder mobility is an important element of a swimming-specific yoga practice. Many swimmers have extremely tight shoulders, which limits their range of motion. This limited range of motion can have not only have a negative effect on performance but can also leave swimmers vulnerable to injuries.
This swimming-specific yoga shoulder mobility sequence is an incredible way to open up through the shoulders in several different ways. This sequence includes the following swimming-specific yoga poses.