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450 Views 0 Replies Latest reply: Mar 11, 2012 9:43 PM by cbherzig RSS
cbherzig Rookie 1 posts since
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Mar 11, 2012 9:43 PM

Is there a way to run without bulking up my inner-thighs?

I hope this isn't a stupid question!  I really love running and I've been doing it seriously for about a year (5-10 miles at a time and the occasional half-marathon).  Over the past few months I've noticed a lot of muscle developing in my inner-thighs and I don't like it.  I've been told that adjusting speed or doing intervals can affect which muscles I use but I don't know how that works.  I'm okay with my calves getting bigger, and I already run on my toes.  Any thoughts on how to avoid further bulk on my thighs?  I've thought about taking a break from running altogether but I'm afraid the alternative won't burn as many calories,  leading to weight gain.  Suggestions?

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