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Does gender affect the accumulation of lactic acid?

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The build up of lactic acid in the body is directly proportional to the amount of muscle present in the body. ShapeFit.com notes that men generally have more muscle mass relative to women, so, it can be abstracted that gender has a slight influence over lactic acid production.

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This may be one of the reasons that men generally are seen as stronger than in possession of higher endurance than women. If so, that assumption may have absolutely nothing to do with the social stereotypes associated with women as weaker. It may, therefore, be possible for women to overcome this endurance ceiling through physical exertion and ongoing training, notes ShapeFit.com.

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