The Ultimate Swimming Guide For Runners

Just because you enjoy running doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of other sports. The impact on your joints while running is hard. You’re constantly subjecting your ankles, knees and other parts of your body to the shock from the ground. It’s important to find a sport that is less impactful to help you unwind and ease some of the pain you may feel.

This is where swimming comes into play. It’s one of the most relaxing but effective sports. You can work on every muscle in the body and get a cardio workout at the same time.

When you swim, you will improve your stamina and speed. It’s also possible to build on your strength and toning, which will both help to make you faster at running. You just need to do the right swimming exercises to gain maximum results. While swimming lengths will help, focus on these ultimate exercises to help improve your running capabilities.

Check out the original article here to find out how to:

Swim on Your Recovery Day

Start with the Puller Exercise (you will need some floats!)

Work on Building Your Lung Capacity

Mix Up the Strokes

Deep water running