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Thread: Genetics in my opinion make athletes from Caucas region superior wrestlers

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    Im from Russia and I just turned 14 and i look older than most of the seniors at my school. Im taller than almost all of them, like 5'9 5'10. I've got body hair everywhere and facial showing for years, especially the facial hair(i had facial hair probaly before i even was a teen). Not to brag or anything, but im pretty much completely ripped at about 133 lbs(i never really had to work for my muscle and strength, it just came genetically). And im also really strong for my bodyweight. Im squating like 205, benching 140 and i maxed out at 185 for bench. Im giving guys who why 150 and over trouble with dealing with my strength(although i still gotta work on my endurance). So ive got early physically maturity.
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    are you from caucas region tho?

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    St. Petersburg
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big View Post
    Bodyhair is a sign of physical maturity in teenagers
    Pubes maybe but hair all over the body? Ever hear of evolution? I think it past you guys up.

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    You don't have to be Caucasian to experience early physical maturity but Caucasians experience it much more often.

    Caucasian here means from Caucas region, not the American version of the term.

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    Any hair on the body doesn't start growing much until you hit ohysical maturity whether you become very hairy as an adult or not.

    I am not very hairy myself. I have some hair on my chest, arms and legs but not much on my back.

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    This is a fasinating topic. In my opinion, Big's theory may have merit. Here is a suggestion to test whether it is correct. Lets assume that the Caucasians mature early than most and this gives them a strength or coordination/speed advantage for their age group. If this is correct, there should also be a disportional number of atheletes from the Caucasian areas that are highly successful in areas where this is again an advantage, sports such as weightlifting, shot put/hammer throw, perhaps even gymnastics. Of course, if they do not have access to these sports or its not culturally popular, that may skew the results.
    Any thoughts?

    As an aside, where I live parents routinely hold their kids back from entering school to ensure that they are physically more mature for their grade. I do not think this is appropriate unless the kid could benefit from this move academically or needs to socially mature more. Personnally I feel I matured late, resulting in only a fair college carreer but got my "man strength" in my early-mid twenties, late in college. I then went on to excel is powerlifting, winning major tournaments well into my 30s. My strength was easily 2-3x greater after I matured than before.

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    That's the thing, Caucasians are not interested in any sport as much as in wrestling. Wrestling is a part of their culture.

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    The classic "nature vs. nurture" debate. Both components are pretty much intertwined, making it very difficult to pinpoint the dominant causal factor. There will be ample evidence to support both sides of the argument.

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