For ladies, this will come as no surprise. But now scientists have confirmed that women really do have more endurance than men.
While men can complete running races much faster, women have more staying power – meaning that in extreme events, it’s the girls that come out on top.
The Canadian research has revealed that females are considerably less exhausted after natural, dynamic muscle exercises than their male counterparts.
For the study, Brian Dalton, a professor of neurophysiology at the University of British Columbia, asked nine women and eight men to perform calf raises.