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After all, whipping our arms above our shoulders for thousands of meters on end requires them to be at least mildly flexible.
I’m not talking about being able to lift massive amounts of weight in the gym, but relative strength.
(Which is also how tall Missy Franklin and Aussie sprinter Cate Campbell are.) But fear not my vertically challenged friends, there is still room for those who weren’t born to NBA-sized parents. David Berkoff- the guy whose underwater dolphin kick was one of the stories of the 1988 Seoul Olympics- was 5’8.
More currently, Japanese superstar Kosuke Hagino is 5’8”, showing that while the general trend of swimmers is tall, it’s not a deal breaker if you aren’t.
There are a ton of benefits for choosing swimming as your sport of choice, but probably none that serves our vanity quite as much as having a swimmer’s body.
After all, how many times have you heard someone say, “Man, that dude totally has a football body!
The end result of this slender footprint in the water is efficient and fast swimming.
It’s not too hard to discern swimmers from the general population by just looking at the tops of their heads.
With all of that overhead work comes highly developed lats.
While a lot of swimmers will take care to remove chlorine from their hair with a swimmer’s shampoo, we don’t always have time do perform hair maintenance–especially when we are just gonna be back in the pool in a few hours time. A swimmer with large shoulders, and the expansive to go along with it… For everyone except for those weird breaststrokers (I only call you guys weird because I never learned to master the stroke. No matter how many times we hear—“but does it really make that much of a difference? We understand that it is impossible to replace that feeling when we first dive in after a shave and sensing as though someone had slapped a prop to our backside.
So maybe I am a little jealous…) swimmers use their triceps to finish the stroke, meaning that over the course of their careers they do about 3.2 million tricep extensions. And that no matter how many times we nick ourselves, and how many times we shaved against the grain (can you tell I sucked at shave downs yet?
Sitting on the aisle seat on a plane means you are getting body checked by the snack cart and bathroom-bound passengers no matter how far into your seat you try to tuck yourself.
And no matter where you are at in the world you can spot a fellow swimmer by the high shoulder to waist ratio.