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Have you seen cyclists? They generally have legs that are much larger than their upper bodies, especially those that do time trials. So, I don't recommend cycling if your goal is to prevent thicker legs. What's going on here is almost entirely genetic and won't be significantly affected by controlling diet. My advice is to focus on upper body compound ...


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Air pollution can affect your lungs by causing coughing, sneezing, watering eyes, shortness of breath and actual asthma attacks. In an asthma attack, your lungs become swollen and your airways shrink, which lessens the amount of oxygen getting to your lungs.


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Yes - for two reasons (probably). 1.) Biking will burn calories and unless you're eating more calories to compensate, you'll be losing fat, thus feeling more tight in your stomach area. 2.) Your core muscles (aka your abs and others) are involved in practically EVERY movement you do to varying degrees. If you haven't exercised much in the past, you'll ...


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Short answer, there is a health risk from increased intake of polluted air, but the health benefits outweigh the risk. Funnily enough, you are exposed to a higher concentration of pollutants driving, but for a shorter amount of time and at a lower respiratory rate. Overall, air pollution exposures experienced by car drivers were modestly higher than ...


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So Eric's response was excellent and thorough and appreciated. But I don't think that's the problem since I've spent a lot of effort working on sorting out my adductors/gluts and I don't run into this problem when skating or cycling outside. The answer dawned on me the other day. My basement floor is slightly tilted and once I shimmed my trainer, I have had ...


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Fat burning zones are foolish. Sprinters never train in the fat burning zone and are ripped. Higher intensity exercise can raise your metabolism long after you are done training. The shortest answer is, eating carbs when training stops burning fats, as eating carbs generally stops burning fat.


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Sounds like its your hip adductors, which consists of several muscles that make everything tick. In regards to doing "LOADS" of leg exercises, I see guys who do a lot of by-the-science strength training, but I also see a lot of guys hanging out on isolation machines doing various things. I raced USCF category 2 back in the day, and I'm assuming you're not ...


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Either one will suit. You won't be able to sustain the maximum wattage for more than a few minutes, and if you can, your wattage meter is lying to you. This is a link to an SRM (crank based power meter) power analysis from Mont Ventoux, one of the final stages of the Tour de France. The first part of the graph shows the "leadout" (Usually refers to the ...



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