The following drills focus on thoracic mobility – which is the most important thing she focuses on in her pre-swim routine.
“This drill focuses on thoracic rotation. I like to call it the “Starfish Barbie”.”
Do about 8-10 rotations in total or until you feel like the movement is a bit easier.
“In this exercise I am kneeling on all fours, I lift one hand up to the ceiling then slide it through along the ground across my body. I do this a few times, then a thread my arm in between my legs, grab hold of my opposite ankle for a big side stretch.”
“This is a very well known yoga sequence which I love. It helps loosen up my upper thoracic and gets my shoulder blades moving smoothly across my back.”
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