Photo: This Is What Happens to Your Legs After 16 Stages of the Tour De France

Tour de France

The Tour de France is one of the most physically grueling sporting events in the world.

Pawel Poljanski’s legs know this all too well.

Poljanski, a member of the German cycling team Bora-Hansgrohe, has gone through 16 stages of the Tour de France, and his legs tell the story. Poljanski posted a photo of his legs with bulging veins and sunburned skin after taking a break.

Take a look:

After sixteen stages I think my legs look little tired 😬 #tourdefrance

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That extraordinary vascularity would impress even hardened bodybuilders. Want veins like that in, say, your arms? We’ve got you covered:

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