The Benefits of Exercise
- Why should I exercise? Because exercising releases endorphins and endorphins make you happy! Click here to learn more.
- Will indoor cycling make my thighs bigger? NO - "You have two types of muscle fibers; one type are endurance fibers. When you do aerobic exercise, like Spinning, you use these fibers," Olson says. OK, easy so far. "These fibers can become more fatigue-resistant from doing activities like Spinning and running [aka, it feels easier to do the same workout], but they do not bulk. You have to lift heavy weights doing multiple sets to cause muscle growth in your power/strength fibers, and you don't use these to any appreciable degree during cardio exercise." Click here to learn more.