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Running and its effect on weight lifting? Beneficial or no difference?

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Dr. Steven Tucker
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In brief: Interesting...

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These are very different activity. Probably no major effect but the metabolic drain from distance running may prevent you from gaining the massive muscles body builders have. Very different systems at work here. Weight lifting may limit excellence in running however.

In brief: Interesting...

I woudl want more detail from you.
These are very different activity. Probably no major effect but the metabolic drain from distance running may prevent you from gaining the massive muscles body builders have. Very different systems at work here. Weight lifting may limit excellence in running however.
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