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2008/05/14 15:52:04 (permalink)

Measurements

I've never really been one for measurements but I took a few last night just to keep a track.
I'm not sure though what would be considered proportionate measurements, any idea?
This is just generally speaking as obviously there will be many variables and extremes.

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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/14 17:18:31 (permalink)
    I think your calf should be the same as your arm. Which should be the same as your neck? Or something like that. Theres some kind of system like that. Can't quite remember it.
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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/14 20:39:09 (permalink)
    It varies but there are some vague 'rules'

    Your upper arm (flexed), neck and calf - should be roughly equal - though the calf can be slightly less than the other two.

    And they should be 65-70% the size of the thigh

    Forearms vary and there is no set rule - as it depends on wrist size (which there is little you can do to train)

    Chest to waist there is no rule - just the bigger chest the better

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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/14 20:41:54 (permalink)
    Who's going to be the first person.........?
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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/14 20:50:33 (permalink)
    though the calf can be slightly less than the other two


    Only 'slightly' less

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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/14 21:35:05 (permalink)
    http://www.musclenet.com/proportion.htm

    might help, don't ask me if it's accurate or not

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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/14 22:24:51 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: James

    It varies but there are some vague 'rules'

    Your upper arm (flexed), neck and calf - should be roughly equal - though the calf can be slightly less than the other two.

    And they should be 65-70% the size of the thigh

    Forearms vary and there is no set rule - as it depends on wrist size (which there is little you can do to train)

    Chest to waist there is no rule - just the bigger chest the better


    Doh - my neck blows my arms and calves out the water
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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/14 22:36:46 (permalink)
    My calves are about 2" bigger than both my neck and arms. Plus waist is a bit on the large side
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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 13:24:33 (permalink)
    hmmm my calves are massive by the sounds of it!

    need to bring my arms up
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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 13:41:56 (permalink)
    My calves are an inch bigger than my neck and over 2 " bigger than my arms!!
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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 13:43:53 (permalink)
    my necks bigger than my arms and calves but thats down to using a head harness lol

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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 14:40:12 (permalink)
    http://www.exrx.net/Calculators/MaleGirthCalculator.html

    this one works from your wrist measurements, however i got some seriously skinny wrists so dont no if accurate

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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 14:43:36 (permalink)
    heck, for 8" wrists i've got some growing

    Chest Size: 52
    Forearm Size: 15
    Waist Size: 36
    Thigh Size: 27.5
    Hip Size: 44.2
    Calf Size: 17.7
    Biceps Size: 18.7
    Neck Size: 19.2
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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 15:13:52 (permalink)
    male girth calculator! what if u put the measurement for.... saying that i have an 8 inch wrist and am very close to the measurements it gives,ams are a bit bigger waist a bit smaller all the others are the same.
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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 15:50:42 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: James

    It varies but there are some vague 'rules'

    Your upper arm (flexed), neck and calf - should be roughly equal - though the calf can be slightly less than the other two.

    And they should be 65-70% the size of the thigh

    Forearms vary and there is no set rule - as it depends on wrist size (which there is little you can do to train)

    Chest to waist there is no rule - just the bigger chest the better



    i always wonder if you say this because your arms are your best body part or one of them

    ime most non trainers walk round with bigger calves than there upper arms and this should continue through training to be in proportion

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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 16:37:38 (permalink)
    ORIGINAL: carl19

    i always wonder if you say this because your arms are your best body part or one of them

    ime most non trainers walk round with bigger calves than there upper arms and this should continue through training to be in proportion


    But the proportions of a person change when they BB. Their chest to waist ratio increases a lot along with other types of ratios.

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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 16:51:33 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: carl19


    ORIGINAL: James

    It varies but there are some vague 'rules'

    Your upper arm (flexed), neck and calf - should be roughly equal - though the calf can be slightly less than the other two.

    And they should be 65-70% the size of the thigh

    Forearms vary and there is no set rule - as it depends on wrist size (which there is little you can do to train)

    Chest to waist there is no rule - just the bigger chest the better



    i always wonder if you say this because your arms are your best body part or one of them

    ime most non trainers walk round with bigger calves than there upper arms and this should continue through training to be in proportion




    it weighs up for me (roughly)

    neck 17.5", arm 16.25", calf 15.5"

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    RE: Measurements 2008/05/15 16:55:49 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: James

    It varies but there are some vague 'rules'

    Your upper arm (flexed), neck and calf - should be roughly equal - though the calf can be slightly less than the other two.

    And they should be 65-70% the size of the thigh

    Forearms vary and there is no set rule - as it depends on wrist size (which there is little you can do to train)

    Chest to waist there is no rule - just the bigger chest the better

    Interesting stuff there James.

    My arms are 14.5'' Calves 14.5'' and neck 15.5''....so almost right

    oh and Thighs are 24''
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