Injuries are also often more severe and take longer to heal than those of nonsmokers.
Smokers tend to suffer from injuries that last a lot longer than nonsmokers.
The only public places you can really use cigarettes are out on the street and in some bars and smoking lounges.
You may also find that once you start smoking, you are not treated the same way.
Maybe none of those sound too bad to you, but the effects of smoking are just beginning at that point.
Over time, you will start to notice a lack of athletic ability, as your lung capacity diminishes and you have a harder time staying active.
Smoking affects physical performance, as well as energy levels, which are counterproductive for weightlifters.
Cigarette smoking, as well as the chemicals in the smoke, can speed up the aging process.
You won’t have to deal with them for very long though, as they can lead to death.
If they don’t cause you to die, then you will at least need to have sections of your throat, mouth, and lungs removed.