Stretching Shoulders

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What is a good shoulder stretching routine for swimming?

Stretching Shoulders

Swimmers should stretch the back of their shoulders, but not the front. They need some muscle resistance for leverage during water aerobic exercises, and stretching the front of the shoulders (anterior deltoids) can loosen them up too much. Some competitive swimmers have injured themselves by this inappropriate stretching.



5/28/2009 8:42:26 PM
Kay said:

Well, that's interesting, but what stretches do you suggest, then?


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