Train Daly: June

Post 1: Mobility Drills for Better Swimming Shoulders

Dan Daly swimming and demonstrating dryland drill. Lifting pull bouy and placing it on lower back.

Dryland drill. Squat position, rotating upper body.

Dryland drill. Laying on stomach. Lifting arms and bringing them behind the head and then to lower back.

Dryland drill. Using TRX agains wall.

Post 2: What is your favorite stroke? 

Whether you race Ironman, 10ks, or pool events, work stroke and strength into your routine for balance, strength and power. 

Dan Daly swimming breaststroke

Post 3 : Tight hamstrings?

A tight muscle doesn’t always need to be stretched. Find out why it’s tight. Maybe the answer is strengthening and training it through a full range of motion.

Below you can find some exercise inspo! 

Dan Daly swimming breastroke

Dan Daly showing exercise with kettlebells

Dan Daly showing exercise with kettlebells again

Dan Daly moving exercise

Dan Daly deadlift with kettlebells

Dan Daly hip lift exercise

Post 4: How to develope explosive speed?

Endurance swimmers, develop explosive speed by incorporating other strokes, strength and power into your training!



Post 5: 3 ground based core exercises

Power your pulls through your core. Here’s 3 ground based core exercises done in a swim specific position using dryland cords.

Dan Daly showing cord exercise #1

Dan Daly showing cord exercise #2Dan Daly showing cord exercise #3

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