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25 Jun 2010

Big African Thighs
Hi Doc, I want to start a weight loss programme together with exercise. I enjoy spinning, but worry that it is said that it makes one''s thighs bigger. Is this true? What are your recommendations?

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01 Jan 0001

Hi Sue

No, not necessarily. Only if you use very heavy weights or resistance, but spinning doesn't, and so you'll be OK. It's a good form of cardio training, and if you enjoy it, well, that's the most important thing.

So go for it! Look at some other activities - walking, jogging, swimming, taebo, to give you some variety, even if it's just once a week out of four days, because that helps a lot in the longer term.

Good luck
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