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What Happens to My Body When I Overexercise?

This is meant to be a companion piece to the one I posted yesterday on overeating.

The occasion for my overeating was an invitation to a special buffet at the riverboat. The occasion for the overexercising was some gorgeous weather for bicycling. In each case I yielded to the temptation.

Another day of riding with poochie on board

My overexercising amounted to riding my bike 37 miles for the day. Normally, I do around 20, so I nearly doubled my usual exercise. In terms of calories, I had burned around 1450 additional calories. This would be added to my normal budget of around 2000 calories. As was the case with my overeating, I had approximately doubled my budget for the day.
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