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Old 01-16-2011, 10:00 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by Carl1174 View Post
Currently I have
Arms 15.75
Neck 16
Calves 15.75
Thighs 23"

so thats pretty good proportionally, but and its a big BUT my chest really lets me down. It is 41.5" and should be up around the 46" with waist at about 32" - its currently at 36"

using his 252% of wrist size though it says my arms should be up around the 17.5" mark !!!!

Carl.
I like the Reeves ratio for calves, arms, and neck. I give some leeway for the other measurements, as a rough guide, but we are all a little different proportionally. Reeves was a genetic freak, with exceptional proportions. There is also the Greek ideal formula. It is a bit different, but still fits fairly close.

Don't forget that your back will also affect your chest. it's not all about having big pecs. Good upper lat mass adds inches to the tape as well.

There is time for all of this later. Lets just lift some iron right now!
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