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Should Female Swimmers Train Differently Than Males?

Swimming is a unique sport in which female performances can approach and even exceed the men with regularity. Even compared to running (another sport with high female participation), gender performances in swimming are more closely aligned, particularly as event duration increases (Tanaka 1997). In swimming, males and females with similar fitness often train alongside each other; almost in equal proportion at the early age group and masters environments. If you’re a guy who can’t take losing to girls, age group and masters swimming are the wrong places for you!

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