Five yoga poses for swimming

Updated: March 13, 2014, 9:17 PM ET
By Gwen Lawrence | Special to espnW.com

Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence chooses a sport and shows us the top five poses designed to keep athletes in the game. This month, the focus is on swimming.

Swimmers train most of their body but in particular they need to focus on strengthening and improving the flexibility on: the entire shoulder; the chest and pecs; the core, back and abdominals; the hip flexors; the ankles; and the latissimus.

When working with swimmers, I stress that a swimmer ...

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