Stretching for Swimmers
Links to information on stretches and stretching for swimmers and other athletes to increase flexibility and decrease the risk of injury.
How many times have you seen swimmers stretching before they get in the pool? I can't count that high! Should all this stretching be taking place?
Most swimmer's workout and swimming fitness routines, including ones that I like to use, include regular stretching to increase or maintain a swimmer's flexibility. Why should a swimmer stretch? What does flexibility do for a swimmer when they swim?