Originally Posted by PhoenixFire
I agree with the point that both of them are totally incredible atheletes, but it's a totally different type of fitness that you can't really compare. Stick each of them in the other's sport and I doubt they'd last 5 seconds fitness wise.
Yeah exactly. If that study really did exist, it's the most ridiculous thing of all time. There are so many different types of fitness.
Think it's pretty commonly accepted that cyclists have a lower resting heart rate than most other types of athletes though.