Obviously most professional and world class athletes are in terrific shape. It is a requirement, a necessity to put in the work in the gym and on the field, court, or arena if you are to ascend towards the top of any given sport.
Like her younger sister, Venus Williams is also a four-time Olympic gold medalist and former world #1 women’s tennis player with a powerful and precise tennis game. Unlike her younger sister Serena, the older Venus has 22 overall tennis Grand Slam titles (5 more than Serena) and is the best female to ever play on a grass court in tennis history. Williams sports a very long, lean, strong physique that is tailor-made for her style of playing. Venus spends up to 8 hours per day training hard when she is in competition mode, doing plenty of core, arm, and leg work along with swimming, running, and injury prevention - and she sure has the body to show for it. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports
This kind of hard work combined with a healthy diet that can offer the athlete the nutrition he or she needs almost always results in a great body. However, even among the cream of the physique crop, some athletes stand head and broad shoulders above their peers. Here are 10 of the best bodies in sports.