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Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by Hess88
So what? I think he is correct. It is fairly obvious that black people are generally more athletic than white people. Faster twitch muscles, more muscle tone, less bodyfat retention. They are also more prone to certain health problems like sickle-cell anemia and diabetes.
This is the problem with racial debates. To admit differences is to be racist. Why? We are obviously different.
Originally posted by Imightknow
I'm glad someone brought this topic up, it't not spoken about enough.
There is definitely a "slave" gene in some black people, but not all. It is no secret that slave owners would consistently breed the biggest/strongest male slave with the biggest/strongest female slave in order to produce harder working slaves.
Proof today? Well, other then the black super athletes, I personally know a handful of black men who DO NOT lift weights and DO NOT have a good diet consistent on macros and micros, all staples in order to have GREEK GOD physic. Yet these black men have these Greek god physics and they don't work for them at all, it just comes naturally. Now, anyone who knows ANYTHING about nutrition BASICS understands this goes against everything the human race and modern medicine know about the body and the physic.
Again, important to note, this doesn't include everyone. There are plenty of black men and women who are fat and soft just like the rest of the world that doesn't exercise. There are "lucky" ones though, and yes it's lucky to have 6% body fat and be ripped without any effort at all.
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Originally posted by Awake88
reply to post by Hess88
Okay if blacks have a faster twitch, why is that it is mainly whites dominate the quarter back position in the NFL and the pitching position in the MLB? Remember Tony Romo has the fastest release in the NFL.
Originally posted by dontreally
reply to post by antonia
What you describe is not genetics, it's environmental. Either way, that's not what is being argued here. you need to put some actual proof on the table.
And environment influences genetics. Ex: living in a darker climate changes your skin colour. A white person needs less melatonin because he sees much less of the sun at it's most extreme; a black person, conversely, needs more melatonin to handle the rays of the sun.
The same could be argued (though no explanation currently exists, to my knowledge) for most or all other physical features, biological propensities, etc.