how are chimps able to exert more force than us, humans, considering they are smaller in stature and weigh less?

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how are chimps able to exert more force than us, humans, considering they are smaller in stature and weigh less?

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Anonymous 0 Comments

Humans are built for efficiency. Most animals are built for strength. We have different muscle composition, for instance – we only get like 60-75% of the power per pound that most animals get.

And we lose muscle we aren’t using. Google image search “hairless chimp” sometime. Chimps don’t work out, they’re just naturally ripped.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Chimps only weigh a little less than an average non-obese human, considering the world average for humans. Chimps are also much more fit than humans because they need it for survival (and humans don’t). They also have a somewhat different anatomy that gives them an advantage.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Chimps only weigh a little less than an average non-obese human, considering the world average for humans. Chimps are also much more fit than humans because they need it for survival (and humans don’t). They also have a somewhat different anatomy that gives them an advantage.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Humans are built for efficiency. Most animals are built for strength. We have different muscle composition, for instance – we only get like 60-75% of the power per pound that most animals get.

And we lose muscle we aren’t using. Google image search “hairless chimp” sometime. Chimps don’t work out, they’re just naturally ripped.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Chimpanzees are stronger than humans because they have more muscles and longer muscle fibers, which can produce more force. They also have longer and thicker bones in their arms and legs, which give them greater leverage to exert more force. Additionally, their muscles are made up of fibers that are better at producing short bursts of power, which is useful for climbing and fighting.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Chimpanzees are stronger than humans because they have more muscles and longer muscle fibers, which can produce more force. They also have longer and thicker bones in their arms and legs, which give them greater leverage to exert more force. Additionally, their muscles are made up of fibers that are better at producing short bursts of power, which is useful for climbing and fighting.

Anonymous 0 Comments

The way your muscles connect to your bones can either maximize strength or dexterity. Something like a rhino is all strength. Chimpanzees are a pretty good balance of both. Humans are pretty much all dexterity, especially in the hands.

In terms of survival, the ability to throw things accurately and handle very small, delicate objects with precision turned out to be more important for survival than extra strength.

Anonymous 0 Comments

The way your muscles connect to your bones can either maximize strength or dexterity. Something like a rhino is all strength. Chimpanzees are a pretty good balance of both. Humans are pretty much all dexterity, especially in the hands.

In terms of survival, the ability to throw things accurately and handle very small, delicate objects with precision turned out to be more important for survival than extra strength.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Ever catch a grasshopper? Those little bastards are strong!

Anonymous 0 Comments

Ever catch a grasshopper? Those little bastards are strong!