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Old 10-29-2011
Lawrence Lawrence is offline
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Originally Posted by andyinnorway View Post
I think the changes you make are measured and incremental but the effect these changes can have on your performance can be exponential.

Freestyle swimming is a good example of something where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.
If the effect is exponential that's a big leap forward. Most changes don't have such an effect.

I have never understood the whole vs. sum of parts distinction. Surely all things are the sum of their parts.
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