Listen up meatheads: Scientists say women are naturally fitter than men

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Style over substance, friends (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)

More and more women are involved in fitness these days.

Maybe that’s because we’re being subjected to new beauty standards which revolve around looking toned and strong, rather than weak and skinny.

Or maybe it’s because we actually have a great natural capacity for fitness.

Yep, young women might be aerobically fitter than young men, according to a new study.

Previous research may have found the reverse, but scientists at the University of Waterloo in Canada claim to have found that women are able to draw oxygen from the blood at a faster rate – meaning that they can outperform guys.

They studied how much… Read the full story

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