Originally Posted by mtruitt76
How could that claim possibly be able verified? Did some cave write how much he could lift on some cave wall?
No, but the bones can be examined.
Basically, strength and brain size have decreased since the advent of agriculture. Whether this is due to diet or increase in population, or people with weak genetics surviving more easily is debatable.
But its pretty much a no-brainer that a hunter-gatherer that spent most of his time walking/hunting would be stronger than a farmer.