Cardio – Swimming
- (First time? Try practicing in shallow water.) Once in the water, begin by pushing yourself into a horizontal position. Move your bent right arm up from behind you and dart it forward into the water. You won’t make a full circle.
- Push yourself through the water as you simultaneously bring your left arm up in a bent position. Once it is next to your ear, dart it forward and again, push the water underneath you.
- Repeat on each side, alternating back and forth. At the same time, kick with medium strokes in an alternating pattern.
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Cardio – swimming is a gym work out exercise that targets chest and glutes & hip flexors and hamstrings and middle back / lats and neck & upper traps and quadriceps and shoulders and also involves abs and biceps and obliques and triceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Barbell squats, wide push-ups / pushups and bosu ball push-ups / pushups are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as cardio – swimming. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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