8 gym exercises that will boost your performance in the pool
Looking to improve your lap time? Give these moves a go away from the water to take your swimming up a notch.
Swimming is a very satisfying form of exercise. As well as giving you a low-resistance, full body workout, you can instantly start to see benefits of your sessions in the pool – everything starts to be that bit easier with each visit, and you’ll be able to swim distances you previously wouldn’t have even thought possible.
But what happens when your progress starts to plateau? Fortunately, former World and Commonwealth Champion Katy Sexton MBE has some tips. Now a personal trainer and swimming coach, she has recommended the following gym exercises to take your swimming to the big leagues.