Skipped Leg Day … or did he?

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Bodybuilders and strength trainers like to make fun of “peg-leg” bodybuilders, and rightly so. Only working out chest and arms is not only stupid but its not healthy.

So, who is the athlete here? Clearly the humungous upper body, right? Think again! The legs belong to the winner of the Boston Marathon! He is an incredible athlete and is a LOT healthier than the bodybuilder whose upper body is shown!

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Pro Bodybuilder

gasps for air going up stairs
high blood pressure
cholesterol levels off the charts
enlarged heart (dangerous condition)
liver damage
resting heart rate of 85bpm (like a 70 year old smoker)

Boston Marathon Winner

epitome of good health
runs effortlessly for miles
perfect blood pressure
perfect cholesterol levels
heart like a horse
organs in top condition
resting heart rate of 35bpm

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