Women tend to be more physically flexible than men in the hip region because women have a shallower pelvis than men. This difference allows women to have a greater range of motion in the hip joints. More »

Women’s bodies are more flexible than men's to allow women to carry and eventually hold a baby, according to Harvard University. This is caused in part by the hormone estrogen, which promotes the lengthening of muscles, ... More »

More women take nursing classes than men because nursing is a career that has traditionally been dominated by women. According to data from 2014, only one in ten nurses is male. Aside from traditional gender roles and pu... More »

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A good way to become more flexible is to engage in stretching exercises, which are considered helpful for increasing flexibility in muscles and joints. Stretching movements must be done correctly to avoid causing physica... More »

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Male and female BMI charts may differ in that men tend to have slightly higher overall BMI figures than women. However, the method of calculating BMI is the same for both genders, as is the BMI range for classifications ... More »

A waist size is considered normal if it is 35 inches or less for women and 40 inches or less for men, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease increases with gr... More »

According to LiveScience, males have higher metabolisms than women, which helps them burn more calories and provide more strength. Female metabolisms tend to convert food into fat. This extra fat is nature's way of provi... More »