Originally Posted by Nonamy
Like a martial artist.
Most martial artist aren't powerlifting strong. More or less, they have no need to be. Not to say that strength training isn't required for their sport, or that mma fighters aren't strong as hell. But its more important for them to be a skilled fighter than it is for them to be strong. Strength is less than 50% of mma in my opinion.
The short answer to your question about a non-user being stronger than a user is no. The longer answer is; its complicated. Or more than I care to type about first thing this fine Friday morning.