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Women Are More Likely to Have Wider Waist Measurement if They Are Competitive

Posted on December 8, 2008. Filed under: Muscle Building, Odd Stuff, weightloss, wellbeing | Tags: , , , , |

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Are you a resourceful and resilient woman? Are you competitive? Then your waist measurement may be larger than your less competitive and resourceful friends!

Don’t bemoan your so-called imperfections though, your larger waist to hip ratio may be doing you a really big favour.

“The hormonal profile associated with high WHR (waist-to-hip ratio) … may favor success in resource competition, particularly under stressful circumstances,” writes Cashdan. “The androgenic effects – stamina, initiative, risk-proneness, assertiveness, dominance – should be particularly useful where a woman must depend on her own resources to support herself and her family.”

In other words, trading the benefits of a thin waist for better ability to collect resources may be a good deal in certain societies and situations. And there is evidence that male mate preferences may reflect this trade-off, according to Cashdan.

In Japan, Greece and Portugal, where women tend to be less economically independent, men place a higher value on a thin waist than men in Britain or Denmark, where there tends to be more sexual equality. And in some non-Western societies where food is scarce and women bear the responsibility for finding it, men actually prefer larger waist-to-hip ratios.

“Waist-to-hip ratio may indeed be a useful signal to men, then, but whether men prefer a WHR associated with lower or higher androgen/estrogen ratios (or value them equally) should depend on the degree to which they want their mates to be strong, tough, economically successful and politically competitive,” Cashdan writes.

“And from a woman’s perspective, men’s preferences are not the only thing that matters.” Medical News Today

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WOW! Our New Mens Pages Have Dr Hardbody On Board

Posted on September 17, 2008. Filed under: Body Building, Fitness, Muscle Building | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dr Hardbody - Get the Body Women Want

Dr Hardbody - Get the Body Women Want

Yes you heard it here first folks, Dr Hardbody Mr Vaughn  Guenter is our resident expert on men’s fitness and body building, you can read his articles for free right onsite, in our new mens pages titled MEN.

Just in case you are amongst the few who haven’t heard of Vaughn, Dr Hardbody is a certified personal trainer with over 15 years experience in New Zealand, Australia and Japan. The ultimate David and Goliath combinations, he earned a doctorate in Pholosophy and achieved representative status in soccer, cricket, tennis and martial arts before going on to win a National Bodybuilding Competition.

His articles onsite cover the gamit of bodybuilding tips:

Training to Pick Up Women (every mans dream)

Chest by Design (tips on how to get the chest you want)

A Call to Arms (bulging biceps)

The Shoulder Moulder (Atlas’s shoulders)

The Heat is On – Fat Burning Tips (lose weight, burn fat)

Inventing the Abs (get a six pack)

Getting a Leg Up (legs to die for)

Or you can access all 7 articles in one convenient eBook right from our site.

Guys who would like to have the kind of body that attracts women you will find all the tips, tricks and workout information you need right here on our site.

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