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Become a stronger swimmer with these 5 moves

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'Tis the season for water sports and more swimming than you more than likely have done in months. It's important to practice exercises to make you a stronger swimmer not just for safety, but also to maximize the exercise benefits.

Fox 9 fitness expert Ali Holman from shows us 5 exercises to become a stronger swimmer.

BAND ROWS: With one partner anchoring an exercise band or it wrapped around a pole, bend at waist (90 degree angle) and row back

PLANK ROWS: In an elbow plank position, row arms as if you are doing the breast stroke

BALL SINGLE ARM PUSHUPS: On knees, hips dropped--Perform a pushup with R hand on ball, then switch

STRAIGHT PLANK ROLLS: In straight plank, slowly roll hips to alternate tap to ground

CRAB KICKS: In crab position, alternate kicking feet off ground

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