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Old 02-15-2012, 11:27 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by bandit bear View Post
If you want leaner muscle, exercises like yoga and pilates would achieve that.
Muscle only comes in one shape--and that is dependent upon your genetics, not the kind of exercise you do.

OP, you are noticing water: muscles will tend to hold onto water as they become accustomed to a new exercise regime. They'll get used to it and let it go. You definitely cannot gain fat by running (or become 'bulky').
"Losing weight is easy; I've done it dozens of times."

(with apologies to Mark Twain).

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