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Well there could be several causes to bigger legs.

1. There are three distinct body types- Endomorph, Mesomorph and Ectomorph. Endomorphs are bigger boned and gain body fat easily. They gain muscle normally. Mesomorphs are medium-large boned and gain muscle very easily, both men and women. The weight gain you are experiencing is likely muscle gain. Ectomorphs are USUALLY very thin (although there ARE overweight ectos like myself) and have trouble building muscle.

You could be a endo, meso or both.

2. Your diet. Do you eat a lot of meat/chicken/fish? Those foods have a lot of protein in them that builds muscles as well. If you eat primarily vegetables and do the same exercise, you won't build muscles NEARLY as easily. With no meat protein, muscle is near impossible to build up. Your body will use the fat you already have to try to maintain the muscle it is trying to build.

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Does running or jogging make your theighs bigger?

it usually makes them leaner. weight lifting builds muscle. running or jogging is an endurance exercise or cardio.

Will running a lot make your legs bigger or smaller?

Assuming that you don't have a weight problem it wil make the muscles bigger and as a result your legs will be bigger. If you are overweight it should make your legs smaller if they are carrying a lot of fat.

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Sprinters have huge legs, other types of runner don't really. Jogging won't make them grow but HIIT can.

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The easy exercises that you can do to make your legs smaller is jogging.

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When is the best time to go jogging?

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