Thread: any ex smokers?
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:21 PM   #10
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Default Re: any ex smokers?

I smoked for maybe 12 years, and did a lot of bad drugs. Although I quit long before I started boxing - I can confidently say that there is no noticeable effects from prior usage and I have above average conditioning. Your cells eventually regenerate, and your lungs eventually return to a better state.

To be honest, I think only 1 year of smoking - and 8 months ago is a drop in the bucket and shouldn't be holding you back much now. Although I might be a little presumptious to say that. TBH - I would examine what your overall fitness pr conditioning routine is like and see where you could be falling short.

I don't mean to make negative assumptions, I wish you all the best and hope you can reach your goals.
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