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Xingu Indians Men

Xingu Indians Men 

Muscular & Robust

Xingu Indian Men are characterized by being muscular and robust. Their physical characteristics are a result of genetics, life style, and diet. Some anthropologists have even hypothesized that competitions, such as Huka-Huka wrestling has selected for genes favoring more muscular individuals. However, their diet and activities might more accurately account for their muscular physiques. Many Xingu men practice wrestling on a daily basis in order to develop their musculature. In addition, their diet is principally fish, a high protein source making muscle mass gain more probable than would a diet primarily consisting of carbohydrates. 


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