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Doctor insights on: How To Improve Leg Endurance In Cycling

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If i broke my leg last year, would i be able to start cycling again now?

If i broke my leg last year, would i be able to start cycling again now?

Leg fracture.: Did an orthopedic surgeon treat you for your broken leg? Usually at a follow up visit the orthopedic surgeon will advise you if you are fully cleared for exercise or if there are recommended limitations. ...Read more

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Does running build endurance and leg muscle?

Does running build endurance and leg muscle?

Yes: Running is an excellent exercise for building cardiovascular endurance; if you run distances you will improve your slow-twitch muscle tone and over time as you decrease body fat your muscles may appear more defined; if you focus on sprinting you will engage fast-twitch muscle and may see more of a "mass" effect; if you are trying for body-builder muscles strength training in gym is your best bet. ...Read more

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I feel weakness in my legs.Can I start cycling?

I feel weakness in my legs.Can I start cycling?

See your doctor: It is not advisable to start a new exercise program if you are having symptoms. Talk to your doctor first and get checked out to see if you are able to do that activity. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dull aching pain in legs after cycling?

What to do if I have dull aching pain in legs after cycling?

Lactic Acidosis: Many times during exercise, your body starts to produce energy anaerobically instead of oxygen causing lactic acidosis. If this happens you will get sore muscles after the event. Usually this will go away in a few hours to a few days. Stay hydrated, it will help. You could also be having sciatica, compartment syndrome, etc which needs evaluations. Hard to say without evaluation. ...Read more