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Best/Worst Muscle?

Post by Matt Z » Tue Apr 25, 2006 4:28 pm

While I've always strived for symetry and proportion, as well as mass and strength, I've found that, for me at least, it's almost inevitable for some muscles to lead the pack in development while others stubbornly lag behind. This leads me to wonder how many others here are in the same boat.

In my case my calves are easily my most well developed muscle group (really two muscle groups), followed by my triceps. Meanwhile, my deltoids and biceps are my worst. They're not terrible, ...just not on par with the rest of my body. I credit this mostly to genetics.


Post by JeffD » Tue Apr 25, 2006 5:17 pm

I dont lift for mass. But my worst is definitely calves. Best i guess would be biceps, which i havent even trained directly in over 6 months.

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Post by DubDub » Tue Apr 25, 2006 9:53 pm

Best: Pectorals, both in hardness and in strength (if not purely in size)
Worst: Biceps, mostly due to some recent neglect (basically I traded biceps for all leg muscles... a trade I would make again given the same circumstances)

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Post by Stephen Johnson » Tue Apr 25, 2006 10:11 pm

Best - Quadriceps. I hardly have to do anything to get them to grow

Worst - Calves. Nothing seems to work, though I'll keep trying

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Post by Eric » Sat Apr 29, 2006 8:13 pm

best - core and down, i was a ld runner so i have always had lower body

worst - rear delts & rc muscles, injured them last year

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Post by jeffrerr » Sun Apr 30, 2006 6:25 pm

Best: Legs, I look at a squat rack and gain mass and strength
Worst: Rear Delt/Bi Ceps, no matter what I can't make gains in size on these two, they are still strong enough though!

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