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Cauacasian gym rats more likely to get clogged arteries

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Caucasian men who exercise three times above the U.S. national guidelines for working out (150 minutes per week) are 86% more likely than black men, and those who exercise less, to develop a buildup of plaque in their hearts by the time they're middle aged, according to a new study.

The team from the University of Illinois, Chicago, researched the coronary artery calcification (CAC) of over 3,000 18 to 30-year-old white and black men from Birmingham, Ala., Chicago, Minneapolis, and Oakland, Calif. over 25 years.

source: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/white-men-exercise-lot-high-risk-plaque-build-article-1.3569768?utm_content=buffer4d630&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Supersonic
2 minutes ago, ashae said:

"Cauacasian gym rats"

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Would have used "white gym rat" but I feared that people would think I was talking about actual rats

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CautiousLurker

So you're saying I should

1) Stop trying to work out regularly

and

2) Only date white guys while they're young 

:oprah:

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LetsGetHigh

Who the hell only works out only for that much? If my ass is going to the gym then i'm gonna make it worthwhile.

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BLACKOUTbritney
56 minutes ago, LetsGetHigh said:

Who the hell only works out only for that much? If my ass is going to the gym then i'm gonna make it worthwhile.

This :air: 

I do at least 60 minutes per workout around 4 times a week :rip: 

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Economy

Im a caucasian male and im one heck of a gym rat 😳

 

i better read this 👀

 

EDIT: oh were talking 450 minutes a week or more.... i easily workout less than 300 

 

50m X 5 days a week = 250m a week so im way below that :)

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Adakam

Is there any relation with all the crap gym rats put into their bodies? Or just race?

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ToughHooker
3 minutes ago, Adakam said:

Is there any relation with all the crap gym rats put into their bodies? Or just race?

excellent question, i think they didnt consider this or the stuff they eat in general

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Adakam
15 minutes ago, ToughHooker said:

excellent question, i think they didnt consider this or the stuff they eat in general

Idk, i could be totally wrong but imo, whites tend to depend on protein shakes and extras more than blacks, who tend to be more limited money-wise and you could argue that they reach better results faster.

Idk, neither God or Evolution made us to need these chemicals or even resist them in the long term.

And the places they made the study in have very different socioeconomical levels.

I feel like this study needs more info than just a racial percentage

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