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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    After Quitting Smoking????

    I was just wondering if, and how long it takes for your body to recover after you quit smoking?
    "You'll have to speak up, I'm wearing a towel." - Homer Simpson

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    what do you mean 'recover'?
    do you mean how long does it take till your lungs are pink again?

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    Yeah basically. Like, how long until you can get rid of the tar and crap? Do your lungs ever return to their nice pinkish color?
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    I haven't checked my lungs to see.

    I noticed an improvement in how I felt almost immediately.

    I imgine the amount of time it takes to get to the health of someone who never smoked would vary based on a number of things.
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    I think it all depends on how long you've smoked in the past. Tar really, really doesn't like to go away. That's why it causes so many problems.
    Last edited by Scott S; 07-07-2003 at 03:51 PM.

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    I`m an ex-smoker, and I read once that your risk of heart diease is dramatically reduced as soon as you quit. But whether or not your lungs will heal is totally a matter of how long you smoked, how much you smoked, and how old you are. They may never be totally without damage because they heal slowly especially if you live in an urban area, where the air quality sux. I`ve been quit for a year and a half and I feel great, I dont get winded as easy anymore. But I suspect I will never have perfectly healthy lungs again.

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