Strong scaps = stronger swimmer. Here’s how better scapular stability will help you swim faster and avoid injury.
KEEP YOUR SHOULDERS HEALTH THROUGH OUT THE SEASON
You constantly are pushing your shoulders over the season. Rotating, pulling, and pushing for hours on end each day, week after week, for years on end! Believe it or not almost all swimmers has experienced some shoulder pain. One study of USA swimming national- level swimmers found that 26% of them were experiencing shoulder pain! So let’s touch upon what you do in the gym? Great, you do shoulder presses and shoulder raises. BUT to the shoulder isn’t the only thing that’s being used. You must keep the scapula, lats, and pecs in mind. Scroll below to add some exercises in your tool box
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR SHOULDERS BECOME WEAK?
Disclaimer: If you continue to experience unbearable, reoccurring pain, be sure to schedule an appointment with your physician or join our physical therapy family and allow us to help you regain function.
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