Yoga For Swimmers: Stretch Your Shoulders in three Minutes or Considerably less!
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Lazy days at the beach, surf, sand, sun . . . There’s no better way to unwind this summer than with a dip in the ocean. But all that swimming could lead to major upper shoulder tension. So, rather than killing your beach buzz, try this easy three-minute yoga routine for a relaxing postworkout stretch in your living room.
“Like most repetitive actions, swimming can lead to muscular imbalances that create painful sensations in the shoulders, rounded posture and a less efficient stroke, so it’s important to counter them with regular stretching,” says David Magone, director at PranaVayu Yoga in Boston. “Because yoga provides a variety of highly effective stretching methods, it is an ideal complement to swimming.”