Re: Re: Pollution affects women’s marathon times

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Ryan
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I actually added, then removed, a comment from my post about how “certain cultural aspects” (basically those you describe were what I had in mind), among other factors, will ensure that women won't be able to just step into the game at the same point on the curve that men are already at. However, they don't have to go back and relearn the past 50 years of advances in training philosophies, nutrition, sports medicine, sports psychology, etc. While their pay scale isn't equal to that of the men, they don't have to fight for any pay like the men 30-40 years ago did. Factors like these are what I think we will find have and will speed the improvement curve for the women.