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How long does it take for muscles to loose its effectiveness after exercise? How long can i rest before training again for a mountain biking event?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
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Muscle build up from training goes away 50% by 6 months.

How long to rest between exercise depends. Normally I don't; I run and lift weights daily. But when I did an 8 mile uphill quarry run and had muscle break down I stopped for about 2 weeks.
Mainly, judge the amount you can do to have muscle pain NOT BUILD UP.

In brief: Not quite sure of ?

Muscle build up from training goes away 50% by 6 months.

How long to rest between exercise depends. Normally I don't; I run and lift weights daily. But when I did an 8 mile uphill quarry run and had muscle break down I stopped for about 2 weeks.
Mainly, judge the amount you can do to have muscle pain NOT BUILD UP.
Dr. Matt Wachsman
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