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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    Men usually have more fast twitch muscle fibers compared to women which is why men are stronger and women are more fatigue-resistant.
    This too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    The news has finally come in… and it confirms what most of us (or at least 50% of us) have always suspected. Women have more stamina than men. Fact. In a new study, scientists tested nine women and eight men and asked them to flex their foot 200 times, as quickly as they possibly could....


    The research – conducted by a group at the University of Columbia – found that, while men were quicker, they got tired a lot faster than women.


    One of the scientists involved in the study, Professor Brian Dalton, said: “We’ve known for some time that women are less fatigable than men during isometric muscle tests – static exercises where joints don’t move, such as holding a weight – but we wanted to find out if that’s true during more dynamic and practical everyday movements.....snip~


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    Oh.....from the University of Columbia. Imagine that.
    I ahve heard that if a human could run far enough women would eventually win the race. So I can buy this but it's not very .... functional. In real practice how many women can out mannuel labor their male counter parts? The ability may be there but the desire is not

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    Stamina and strength are two different animals, you may be able to ace a 5 mile run or a 20 mile force march but cant do upper body tasks that require alot of strength.
    Takes stamina to be loaded down with equipment and weapons and do a 20 mile force march.

    Also there is weather conditions. Heat and snow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by donttread View Post
    I ahve heard that if a human could run far enough women would eventually win the race. So I can buy this but it's not very .... functional. In real practice how many women can out mannuel labor their male counter parts? The ability may be there but the desire is not
    Takes stamina to stand and be fighting in the 12th round too.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    Men usually have more fast twitch muscle fibers compared to women which is why men are stronger and women are more fatigue-resistant.

    Experience with the activity, let;s say piling wood is a factor as well .

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    Quote Originally Posted by donttread View Post
    Experience with the activity, let;s say piling wood is a factor as well .
    Of course, there are always right and wrong ways to do things.
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