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    (Original post by tiempo)
    as does free running

    providing you do enough of it
    Do you mean bulk up legs? If so, then sprints will..to an extent. If you mean mid/long distance, then it wont. To build up legs, do a mixture of Squats, stiff legged deadlifts, and some weighted calf raises should do the trick!
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    Hmm, sprinters are getting bigger and bigger, Dwain Chambers is going on 18stone these days I think.
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    my legs are pretty naturally muscular, can lift 230 kg by pushing them out on that machine that uses both legs, god i sound amateur, im just doing running to burn the fat off them, cos believe it my ass puts j lo to shame
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    cant spot reduce fat for the 29103th time ..
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    (Original post by mik1w)
    cant spot reduce fat for the 29103th time ..
    Youre wrong...29104th time. lol. Nah you're right about that but who you sayin that to?
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    you can lose fat over 2 weeks, if you dont eat as many calories as you burn the body takes it from fat cells, its just these cells have memory so you can put fat on easier if oyu dont keep on exercise
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    (Original post by octavius)
    you can lose fat over 2 weeks, if you dont eat as many calories as you burn the body takes it from fat cells, its just these cells have memory so you can put fat on easier if oyu dont keep on exercise
    Its not quite as simple as that. You're body would rather give up its muscle tissue than fat cells, which are reserved as the last source of energy. If you stop exercising you may gain back some fat because you are still taking in as much energy (calories) as before, but not using as many as before (through exercise).
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    i know i know but these scales are very specific, it give you bone mass, fat mass, fat percentage, water percentage, muscle mass and percentage, metabolism age and fitness level lol! it sends electric current through your feet :tsr:
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    i know i know but these scales are very specific, it give you bone mass, fat mass, fat percentage, water percentage, muscle mass and percentage, metabolism age and fitness level lol! it sends electric current through your feet :tsr:
    lol is it not ticklish when it sends the current through ya feet? xoxo
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    i know i know but these scales are very specific, it give you bone mass, fat mass, fat percentage, water percentage, muscle mass and percentage, metabolism age and fitness level lol! it sends electric current through your feet :tsr:
    and most of the time they're out by miles. i've used those several times purely out of interest, it's totally different EVERY time, the problem is the thing uses your water content, which varies totally.

    in other words, i'd take some measurements, weight and a photo. Check your weight in a months time but leave the measurements/photo for another 3.
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    i know i know but these scales are very specific, it give you bone mass, fat mass, fat percentage, water percentage, muscle mass and percentage, metabolism age and fitness level lol! it sends electric current through your feet :tsr:
    They are not accurate at all...the only way to measure fat that is worth using is the skin fold test. I had mine done a while back, and it was just below 10% (9.8), which is similar to what i expected. A few days after i tried the scales....18.7%! I dont think so!
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    (Original post by tammy_girl)
    lol is it not ticklish when it sends the current through ya feet? xoxo
    Nah its not...thought it would be. Just like normal scales
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    (Original post by Lil_J)
    Nah its not...thought it would be. Just like normal scales
    lol thats why i wouldnt never try it cause i hate bein tickled lol especially in my feet !!!! xoxo

    edit: but thanks for telling me its not xoxo
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    (Original post by tammy_girl)
    lol thats why i would never try it cause i hate bein tickled lol especially in my feet !!!! xoxo
    Can you not read properly?
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    Can you not read properly?
    im sorry i meant to say wouldnt xoxo
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    measurements, weight and a photo. Check your weight in a months time but leave the measurements/photo for another 3.
    Measurements and a photo are probably the best method of recording progress. With weight, you could gain be loosing fat even if you are gaining weight due to gaining muscle (remember that muscle weighs more than fat).
 
 
 
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