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Sam’s 5 Step Warm-up to Properly Prep for the Pool

Sam Holmes, OPTI’s Wellness Program, is a Certified Fitness Trainer, professional triathlete, and coach for swimmers and triathletes.  Here are some exercises Sam feels swimmers should include in an active warm up before getting into the pooll!

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1. Begin by warming up with arm circles with both arms for 30 seconds each

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2. Resisted Internal Rotation both arms, 10 reps for each arm

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3. Resisted External rotation both arms, 10 reps for each arm

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   4. Ball push-up, 10 reps

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5. Body plank for 40 seconds

 

If you have any further questions regarding swimming-specific exercises, feel free to contact Sam at (402)934-8688!

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