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10-04-2012, 02:18 PM
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At no point did I equate higher body fat percentage to not being "in shape". Regardless of descent, an athletic person is able to achieve low body fat percentage through proper nutrition(and hard work). Just because those Turkish people you know aren't defined, doesn't mean that they couldn't be.
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...isn't anything in his "genes" preventing from having a low body fat percentage. It's his diet.
You are incorrect in claiming that there is no genetic basis for different body fat percentages and fat distribution between races (even in the statistical subset that is the athletic elite of said races). This is not anecdotal evidence like the other posted you group-quoted me with. Simple scientific fact.

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