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Heavy with the information but i enjoy the book

Positive Review

A very interesting read and very insightful.

Positive Review

Had this book in my library for several years now, and only decided to start it after listening to a podcast with the author on it.

Neutral Review

Epstein respectfully and thoughtfully explores these physiological differences and the athletic advantages that are conferred f...  Read More

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Not so fast, says author david epstein of sports illustrated.

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Competitiveness


Great read and insight to nature versus nurture in sports.

Positive Review

African-american and african athletes do have physiognomies inherently suited to some athletic competition.

Neutral Review

Examples of 1: in every olympics since 1980, every finalist in the 100 meters has had west african ancestry.

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  • This product had a total of 901 reviews as of our last analysis date on Mar 26 2021.
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Really enjoyed reading this book. Very informational and easy to follow. For recreational athletes it is a great source of gene...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    For those of us non elite athletes we just get to find the training program that suits us best.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    What we often see on the surface does not tell the whole picture.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I had to leave a star off because of the condition of the book; it doesn't seem like the condition is new like it said.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It has a small rip on the back cover and is a little scuffed around the edges with a little bit of sticky residue on the front.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Had this book in my library for several years now, and only decided to start it after listening to a podcast with the author on it.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It is extraordinary information put into a thoughtful sense that, all information is up for grabs.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    If someone out there reading my comment, please read this in one big chunk because it’s beautiful information that if you read it right it can be more exiting than any action movie.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    David epstein's the sport's gene is in-depth reporting at its best.

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