Our expert says:
No, not if you don't ride in a super heavy gear all the time. The key is the resistance per pedal stroke, and so my advice is to keep your gear nice and light so you pedal with a faster cadence then you avoid this. Remember though that this is somewhat subjective - you will increase your muscle mass, but you won't get bulky. Rugby players get bulky, you'll get toned, and so don't confuse the two! But just see how it goes, I'm sure you'll enjoy it and be surprised.
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