Are Athletes Really Getting Faster, Better, And Stronger?

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Yeah, yeah, I know that all of my ‘Friday Favorites’ posts are mostly TED talks. But they are just super good and super educational!

Here is another TED talks called “Are Athletes really getting faster, better, and stronger?” by David Epstein.

It seems that humans have gotten faster, better, and stronger in all characteristics when you look at achievements in sports over the last decades. But David Epstein tells us that we should hold of on self-congratulation in his counter-intuitive talk. Because, he mentions that the development of our natural talents is just one part of many factors that play in breaking athletic records.

Here’s David Epstein’s TED talk:

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