WOMEN
09/12/2012 10:42 am ET

You Don't Just Throw Like a Girl, You Throw Like a Girl With a Baby on her Hip

Ok, so, yes, women can create life inside their bodies, but what the fuck is up with how bad they are at throwing? Science investigates.

First off, you feminist ball-choppers still basking in the afterglow of the bulging muscles of female Olympians, let's get down to some sports real-talk: you are not as good at throwing as a boy. When you throw, the ball doesn't go far enough, and it doesn't go fast enough, and, to be brutally honest, even the bad-at-throwing boys are probably better than the very strongest girls. From the Washington Post investigates this "throwing gap."

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