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Forum: Competitions 07-26-2010, 10:25 PM
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Posted By Stephen R. Lampl
Re: 2010 Games Average Competitor

Sean,

Pretty interesting and amazing statistics. The average height rather surprised me, in that most persons of slightly shorter stature (5'6" or so for guys) seem to have much greater strength...
Forum: Competitions 07-01-2010, 10:27 PM
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Posted By Stephen R. Lampl
Re: 2010 Games Average Competitor

Andrew,

Taller people have longer levers (arms, legs). The muscles of the body are simply less efficient having to move these longer levers as opposed to the shorter levers of less tall people. So...
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