When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way. Yet as David Epstein points out in this delightfully counter-intuitive talk, we might want to lay off the self-congratulation. Many factors are at play in shattering athletic records, and the development of our natural talents is just one of them.

Watch this amazing TED talks to find out the answer to the question:

Are Athletes Really Getting Faster, Better, Stronger?



I hope you enjoy the video and please don’t forget to share your comments on twitter using the hashtag #fasterbetter

I’ll look forward to reading your comments


5DCE889766D67F75B27E26A3DD984A99 - Copy