When some people get into the sport of bodybuilding they see no changes to their bodies even after lifting for some time, while some people lift weights for a few months and they are already big, why is this? Well, it all comes down to genetics, some people are just much more generically gifted than others. Someone might ask how does one know if they have good genetics? Well, it depends on a lot of things such as how you respond to weights, your muscle insertions, your muscle bellies and a lot of other factors.
I'm sure that most of us can agree that Africa is one of the few continent's with the most diversity when it comes to genetic variations. Some Africans have been said to be naturally muscular and did not even need to lift weights for them to look like they lift.
There are a few men in Ghana that have been featured in the bodybuilding documentary called Generation Iron, and they are good examples to show people that Africans are very genetically gifted when it comes to building muscle.
These men are known for their limited training equipment but still being able to beat the odds and they have managed to build very good physiques. While some people would need to take steroids to look like these men, they don't even need to take steroids as they are already gifted with the genetics to build muscle easily compared to other people out there.
The genetic pool in Africa is so versatile and different from other continents out there. It has been said that studying human genetic diversity because of its complex population history and the dramatic variation in climate, diet, and exposure to infectious disease, which result in high levels of genetic and phenotypic variation in African populations, and this is according to ncbi.gov.
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