Swimming pools remain closed, but Wellness Manager Phil Wyatt suggests these top ten exercises for swimmers who are unable to practise their usual sport due to continued closure, but do not want to lose their strength and mobility.

Use these workout moves to retain and improve strength in key areas at home, to improve performance once back in the pool!

Exercises to boost explosive power and improve your starts and turns:

  • Squats
  • Box jumps
  • Lunges

Hit every upper-body muscle needed for swimming with these movements:

  • Pull ups
  • Press ups
  • Dips
  • Overhead press

A strong core has always been essential in swimming. These simple moves increase core strength and assist rotational movement:

  • Plank
  • Russian twists
  • Sit ups


We hope this is helpful, and look forward to seeing you, hopefully soon!