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Old 05-29-2002, 08:59 PM   #1
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Post New to Weight Training: LOPSIDED ARMS

Hello! My hubby and I have been using a Bowflex for about 10 weeks with SUPERB results. I've lost 11 pounds and 9 1/2 inches.

This is my problem/question... my arms aren't developing equally. My right arm is very much more muscular than my right.

Should I be worried about this?

Thanks for any advice!!


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Old 05-29-2002, 09:06 PM   #2
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When you say lopsided do you mean only one is bigger than the other. Bicep or Tricep?
If it is Bicep try doing concentration Curls on the smaller arm.
Tricep try doing tricep extension on the smaller arm.
Normally everyone has one stronger arm but it normally doesn't show that much.

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Old 05-29-2002, 10:56 PM   #3
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ooh! I've experienced the same problem with my chest muscle. My right side is slightly larger than my left side. i work out my left side more to even it out.
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Old 05-30-2002, 09:02 AM   #4
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I am not really familiar with how the bowflex equipment works (attachments) but are you working each arm seperately or with a bar? It is also normal and common to have one arm that is significantly stronger than the other... for a while. As you keep working out, they should even out if your form is correct. Try unilateral exercises if it continues to be a problem.
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