Why is it when I work my legs I break into a sweat very quickly and my heartbeat increases rapidly, and my breathing is a lot deeper then when I work my upperbody?
I sweat a little when I do my upperbody but not neary as much as when I am doing my legs.
Intensity isn't it because I am working just as hard on my upperbody as my lower body. Same # of sets and reps. What gives?
legs = more muscle mass = greater amounts of metabolic activity = more sweat
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Yes, absolutly true for me as well, after i leave the gym after training legs im pretty drenched.
max bench: 395
bf: 16 %
Indeed - legs work you're cardio way more - no doubt about that
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that's why i divide legs exercises on two seperate days ..... using a total body push/pull plan ..... i used to do legs on a seperate day...
I'm soaked after every workout, heh. But yeah, legs are harder. More sweat, more fatigue, more burnout feelings, etc.
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Originally Posted by tommyboy11 Yes, absolutly true for me as well, after i leave the gym after training legs im pretty drenched. Ditto. I am also drenched after deadlifts. Not as winded, but close.
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