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  • Writer's pictureCoach Matt Pippin

Strength Training Workout For Swimmers

Swimming is not only a great way to cool off in the summer, it's an excellent choice for improving cardiovascular endurance, strengthening the musculature of the core, and a popular alternative to traditional forms of cardio.

Adding direct strength training to the muscles on your back side (lats, rhomboids, spinal erectors, glutes, hamstrings, and calves) will go a long way in making your swimming more efficient and effective.

That's why I put together today's workout, just for swimmers that you can do once or twice a week to make sure that backside is doing its part in the pool.



For even more of my favorite mobility exercises to bulletproof your body, click the link below where you can get my 3 must-have mobility moves for free. Once you try them, you’ll see why they’re my all-time favorite.

Mobility training for swimmers

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Matt is a Strength and Mobility Coach with over 15 years experience in his field and has coached over a thousand professional, collegiate and everyday athletes with the goal to help them move, feel and perform at their highest level. He's incredibly passionate about bringing simple and effective online mobility training programs to everyone who wants to take control of their self care and make lasting change. CLICK HERE to learn more.


  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

  • Level 3: Fascial Stretch Specialist

  • Level 1: Institute of Motion Health Coach

  • Certified FRC Mobility Specialist (FRCms)

  • Level 1 Kinstretch Instructor

  • Weck Method Qualified


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