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Poll: Are your forearms bigger than your biceps?
My forearms are bigger than my biceps 23 / 29%
My forearms are the same size as my biceps 15 / 19%
My forearms are smaller than my biceps 31 / 39%
Pancakes.   11 / 14%
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suprasoup


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After the umpteenth comment about the size of my forearms I decided to measure mine just to see if I indeed had Popeye forearms. All measurements were taken flexed.

Left:

Bicep: 15"
Forearm: 15.5"

Right:

Bicep: 14.8"
Forearm: 15.3"

So now I'm curious to see if huge forearms are representative of the climbing, or at least the RC, community. Post up.

Supra


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dancottle


Feb 24, 2011, 2:28 PM
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My forearms are smaller but I lift weights..


meanandugly


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Just my right forearm ;)


l3uddy789


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meanandugly wrote:
Just my right forearm ;)

someone needs a girlfriend Sly


meanandugly


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Her right forearm is pretty big to ;P


l3uddy789


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well played sir.


johnwesely


Feb 24, 2011, 5:57 PM
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My forearms are larger by almost an inch.


TheRucat


Feb 24, 2011, 6:11 PM
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Mine are larger by nearly 2 inches, and thats when flaccid.


jbro_135


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I'm too lazy to measure, but I got a 3D body scan today and my right arm weighs 4.5kg. Also my body fat percentage is 8.3%. My legs weight 21.6 kg total, is that too heavy to climb v13?


saint_john


Feb 25, 2011, 6:48 AM
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TheRucat wrote:
Mine are larger by nearly 2 inches, and thats when flaccid.

thanks for the new sig.


dynosore


Feb 25, 2011, 7:59 AM
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I had never bothered to measure, but my wife has referred to me as Popeye. Turns out my forearms are 1-1/2" larger.





cacalderon


Feb 25, 2011, 6:54 PM
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interesting question.. never really thought about it but mine are the same size...


darkgift06


Mar 5, 2011, 12:54 PM
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13" bicep
12" forearm


crjanow


Mar 5, 2011, 4:11 PM
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my dick is bigger than both!Shocked


Adk


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When I was in the Marine Corps and hauled 70 lb tool boxes around all day my forearms were way bigger than my biceps. Yep, stretch marks and all!!!


shink


Mar 6, 2011, 4:35 PM
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My biceps are 1" larger than my forearms.


Colinhoglund


Mar 6, 2011, 9:49 PM
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l3uddy789 wrote:
well played sir.

Very well indeed. 1+ 5star.


Hash06


Mar 21, 2011, 7:20 PM
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I only measured my right arm

bicep: 15.25'
forearm: 14.5'


flesh


Mar 22, 2011, 4:29 PM
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I was curious after seeing alot of folks with bigger forearms... mine definately weren't. I did it flexing

Forearm 12.5

Bicep/tricep 14.5

I don't lift weights. Unless you count me. I am best at powerful moves though, maybe that's why?

Some of you have some big forearms... are you guys like 190 lbs?

I was thinking.... body fat would play a role, don't most people have alot more fat on their tricep than there forearm?


Hash06


Mar 23, 2011, 3:59 PM
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flesh wrote:

Some of you have some big forearms... are you guys like 190 lbs?

I was thinking.... body fat would play a role, don't most people have alot more fat on their tricep than there forearm?

I am a fairly big guy, I am 6'1 200 lbs with an athletic build


dynosore


Mar 25, 2011, 12:37 PM
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flesh wrote:
I was curious after seeing alot of folks with bigger forearms... mine definately weren't. I did it flexing

Forearm 12.5

Bicep/tricep 14.5

I don't lift weights. Unless you count me. I am best at powerful moves though, maybe that's why?

Some of you have some big forearms... are you guys like 190 lbs?

I was thinking.... body fat would play a role, don't most people have alot more fat on their tricep than there forearm?

I'm pretty average or even a bit small at 5'10" 165 lbs. but I have 13.5" forearms. Can you say chicken legs? Body fat may have something to do with it, as I have a low percent.


suprasoup


Mar 25, 2011, 1:25 PM
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flesh wrote:
I was curious after seeing alot of folks with bigger forearms... mine definately weren't. I did it flexing

Forearm 12.5

Bicep/tricep 14.5

I don't lift weights. Unless you count me. I am best at powerful moves though, maybe that's why?

Some of you have some big forearms... are you guys like 190 lbs?

5'5" 150lbs. Body weight guy myself.

Supra


LindaN


Mar 29, 2011, 3:00 AM
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lol what a question. Never thought about that before. So I had a look and my forearms are about half an inch bigger than my biceps. I don't want to have Popeye arms, so now I think to do some more biceps training, lol, it'll look really stupid on a woman


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spikeddem


Mar 29, 2011, 11:05 AM
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LindaN wrote:
lol what a question. Never thought about that before. So I had a look and my forearms are about half an inch bigger than my biceps. I don't want to have Popeye arms, so now I think to do some more biceps training, lol, it'll look really stupid on a woman

Triceps take up more room in your arm than your biceps do. Don't forget about 'em.


Masterkush


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my forearms are much bigger than my biceps and triceps but that started when i was younger due to drumming i think. Ive been told that is why i have constant elbow problems. the tendons in my elbow are being unevenly pulled while i climb resulting in what seems to be a constant tennis elbow type of pain. So right now im not climbing to work on getting my upper arms a bit bigger.

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