Our expert says:
It's a common problem, actually and it's caused by circulatory changes during exercise - the blood is obviously being pumped a lot more than at rest, but it gets pumped to areas where it is specifically needed. And what can happen is that at the periphery, you then get accumulation or pooling of blood, and the hands can swell up. It's nothing to be concerned about at all, unless it becomes painful. With time, as your cardiovascular system adjusts, it will also become less severe and hopefully disappear altogether.
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