There’s an evolutionary explanation for why Olympic runners are so fast — Quartz

It has been said that it’s Mo Farah’s distinctive running technique that has allowed him to become Britain’s greatest ever runner. If you watch Mo running at normal speed then it can be difficult to recognize his distinct “bouncy” style with an erect body posture and long, loping strides. However, if you watch him in…

via There’s an evolutionary explanation for why Olympic runners are so fast — Quartz

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