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Did you know that your bike can make you a taller person?

Old 11-25-14, 12:37 PM
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Did you know that your bike can make you a taller person?

How to Lengthen legs with cycling exercise routine, make legs Longer with a stationary Bike
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Old 11-25-14, 01:56 PM
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That blog post needs a big

[citation needed]
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Old 11-25-14, 09:26 PM
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Hmmm...

And he says the pain in your knee is just a sign you're growing taller. Nice.
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Old 11-25-14, 10:23 PM
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I really really don't believe. I work IT though, not a physician.

I read something I think in an Arnold or Joe Weider lifting book about how HS football coaches would have their guys do squats while holding their breath to permanently expand the ribcage but it said this only has an effect if you're like 16-18 years old or less.
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You'll never go broke selling hope to the desperate.
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Cycling with saddle that is raised too high is a great way to develop Achilles Tendonitis.
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Old 11-26-14, 02:18 AM
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This is SPAM.
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I didn't even read it yet. I'm picturing myself riding down the road like I'm back on my big sisters schwinn breeze when I was a youngster. Barely touching the pedals as my hips go up and down on the saddle. Good thing that was a girls bike.
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I'm inclined to believe every word of the article.

Right now I'm using a method which I bought on the net which guarantees that it will increase the length of my penis and I'm convinced that it's going to work. Unfortunately I dropped one of the weights used in the suspension process on my foot, but as soon as the swelling goes down I'll get back to the program.

The problem with this forum is that there's too much cynicism around.....it's not healthy.
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Originally Posted by onbike 1939 View Post
I'm inclined to believe every word of the article.

Right now I'm using a method which I bought on the net which guarantees that it will increase the length of my penis and I'm convinced that it's going to work. Unfortunately I dropped one of the weights used in the suspension process on my foot, but as soon as the swelling goes down I'll get back to the program.

The problem with this forum is that there's too much cynicism around.....it's not healthy.
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There is hope for the vertically challenged.


Got a link for any of those male enhancement products?
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Originally Posted by FBinNY View Post
You'll never go broke selling hope to the desperate.
Why not?
I've read on various BF threads posts from cycling comrades who claim (or believe) that cycling is a cure or prophylactic for problems with the colon and prostate, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, premature aging, high cholesterol, etc. Everything it seems but male pattern baldness.

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Originally Posted by FBinNY View Post
You'll never go broke selling hope to the desperate.
At 5'8" (down from 5'9" in my younger days) I resemble that remark. I know better and my first response was to go out and raise my saddle. Fortunately, it is cool outside and I have a full latte so I'll just sit here until the feeling passes. As entertainment it's a great article.
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Everything it seems but male pattern baldness.
That's becuase you're wearing a helmet. Wind-in-the-hair is most undoubtedly a cure for anything wrong with the folicles!
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There maybe some truth in this for some people. When I attended my 50th HS class reunion, I seemed to have maintained my height. Most of the rest of the class have not. They even accused me of wearing elevator shoes. I was a little guy when I graduated, and didnt reach full height until I was 23 or 24. Everyone knows that as you age you seem to lose height. Yet I have not. I do attribute this to my cycling and other exercises.
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Inversion Tables - Walmart.com

For height maintenance as you age and have many health benefits as well from better back of course.
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
There maybe some truth in this for some people. When I attended my 50th HS class reunion, I seemed to have maintained my height. Most of the rest of the class have not. They even accused me of wearing elevator shoes. I was a little guy when I graduated, and didnt reach full height until I was 23 or 24. Everyone knows that as you age you seem to lose height. Yet I have not. I do attribute this to my cycling and other exercises.
Not losing height is very different from growing. The blog is BS. He claims he used to be 4'8" but is now 5'11". Maybe he started his 'leg lengthening' strategies' when he was 11 years old
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The Rack in the Tower of London was effective in putting bones and ligaments under tension..
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He says he used to be 54" inches tall (4' 6") and is now 5' 11 1/4". 5' 4" would be a stretch (ha! ha!) to believe but 54" is just amazing!! Really amazing!

I was 3 feet tall at one time and am now 73". Think I'll write a book.
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Originally Posted by I-Like-To-Bike View Post
Why not?
I've read on various BF threads posts from cycling comrades who claim (or believe) that cycling is a cure or prophylactic for problems with the colon and prostate, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, premature aging, high cholesterol, etc. Everything it seems but male pattern baldness.
Cycling has been confirmed to be at least a partial cure for everything I put in bold. Not cycling specifically, mind you, but it is one of the choices. Cycling is just a lot more fun than a rowing machine or a Bow Flex, and a lot easier to do in the summer than cross country skiing.
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