Swimming exercises

 Swimming exercises

Do not be lazy during swimming times, and take advantage of the session to perform as many exercises and movements as possible to

 strengthen, build and tighten the entire muscles of your body, especially since studies confirm that practicing water movements during swimming increases the endurance strength of the shoulders to double.

Your water exercises

Working out in the water gives you a double effect compared to a regular workout on the surface, without the muscle soreness after

 working out in the gym. Water exercises also improve blood circulation, refresh muscles, and reduce the possibility of injuries. Try the following underwater exercises:

Start with normal movements, with your feet flat on the bottom of the pool, straight below your hips, your neck straight, your chest elevated and your arms relaxed.

1- Bend your knees slightly, then go forward each time with a light jump with your right foot forward and your left foot back.

2- Jump again and change with the jump step the position of the feet, where the left leg is forward and the right leg is back. With the position of the arms opposite the legs.

3- Jump with the left leg raised to the top. He pushed the left arm out.

4- Jump again, with your left leg back on the first position, and with the same movement raise the knee of your right leg.

5- Jump, resting on the right leg, and raise the left leg to the side again. Repeat the movement 8 times, then change the position of the legs.

Get more out of swimming

Try these tips from fitness experts...

Tighten the abdominal muscles: Trying to tighten the abdominal muscles while swimming helps a lot to improve your swimming techniques, and also refreshes the abdomen.

Leg exercises: Walking vigorously and pushing the legs under the water, instead of making them float on the surface of the water, inevitably helps to burn more calories.

Oxygen therapy: Deep breathing promotes the intake of more oxygen, which improves the health of the body in general.

Varied strokes: Do not stick to the strokes of the arms with your body lying on your chest only, but also try swimming on the back or on the side. Swimming movements mean a lot to the whole body, as it makes it work hard and refreshes its entire organs.

Burn more: Fast swimming increases calorie burn. Try swimming each time fast, then normal, slow, then fast again, and so on for 8 to 10 minutes, and this also regulates the heartbeat as well.

Try different positions: swim once on your back and sometimes on your chest like a butterfly, and after 20 strokes over 25 meters, you will have worked out your entire body, burning the equivalent of 500 calories.

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