Why we are so lazy: Humans have evolved to conserve energy and avoid exertion, says expert

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Why we are so lazy: Humans have evolved to conserve energy and avoid exertion, says expert

Post  fatbob5 on Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:47 pm

While fitness fans may swear by sweating it out on the treadmill, evolutionary biologists say our physiology suggests otherwise.
According to one US researcher, human biology may actually make us predisposed to laziness.
Professor Daniel Lieberman, an evolutionary biologist at Harvard University claims that in an effort to conserve energy in hard times, evolution has selected for us to do only as much exercise as is needed to survive. .....


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Post  fatbob5 on Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:48 pm

Its official, im more evolved than the average gym fanatic

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Post  Flix on Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:37 pm

That would make sense, you can't go off using up energy when you aren't completely sure where your next meal is coming from, especially when you have to use up a lot of energy trying to obtain the next meal.

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