Swimmer Body v Runner Body


So, I'm (Dave) getting ready to do the Waikiki Rough Water Swim in the morning, so this story caught my attention. Here's the bottom line: The body type of elite runners varies widely by specific running event while the body type of elite swimmers is the same regardless of the specific swimming event. - Sanders DiPiero


Read: How Body Type May Determine Runners’ and Swimmers’ Destinies

Read: Elite swimmers do not exhibit a body mass index trade-off across a wide range of event distances

Read: Waikiki Rough Water Swim

Watch: Waikiki Rough Water Swim

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