The myth of winter swimming

The myth of winter swimming

By Natalia Szydlowski

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Synopsis

Central temperature variance is a common phenomenon, including in experienced swimmers, and it is an important medical concern in winter swimming events. Up to this moment only limited studies of these swimmers in endurance disciplines exist, and these studies provide a phenomena of discrepancies between the recommendations about which would be the optimal body composition they should possess to be capable of keeping their central temperature and do not decrease their performance. With the aim of providing a different approach about this topic, this work goes deep into this scenario to try to understand the implications of this event. An extraordinary knowledge adventure that led the author to go across the most cold and distant places of the planet.

Natalia Szydlowski