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    Senior Member Crazy Cyclist's Avatar
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    I have a question 4 the forum

    lately my upper body has become more muscular, and my neck and shoulders are increasing in size, I think it is from riding a lot, I don't lift weights at all, so what I was wondering is, has this happened to anyone else on this forum????

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    You bet,
    I found that when I am riding off road regularly my upper body and chest become more defined. Also after a full day out there my old muscles can feel it.

    It sure is a lot more fun than pushups

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    Yea, happened to me as well, it began when I started riding my SS CX all over the place - when the hills come I have to use my entire body, not just my legs.

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    Senior Member Crazy Cyclist's Avatar
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    Thanks for the replies fellas, I thought I was doing something right SSCYCO, I also ride up hills, and usually in to a head wind, sometimes I go up the same hill 3 -4 times per day, and I usually have to stand, due to the wind.

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    Off roading at all will help. The more the better. Especially once you incorporate trials skills. Pedal kicks and lunges take incredible strength in the back and shoulders.

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    It's in my blood Pete Clark's Avatar
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    A guy I know who works out at the spa has a decently sized upper bod. Mine is not so obvious. But I showed him my forearms and punched my abs to show him what cycling alone has done for me. He was impressed!

    I'm impressed, myself!

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