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  • < 15"

    13 2.63%
  • 16"

    28 5.67%
  • 17"

    60 12.15%
  • 18"

    105 21.26%
  • 19"

    72 14.57%
  • 20"

    86 17.41%
  • 21"

    51 10.32%
  • 22"

    33 6.68%
  • 23"

    13 2.63%
  • > 24"

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    Average shoulder width

    Hi guys, I was just wondering about the average shoulder width, since theres no answers on google, just thought I'd put a quick poll on here.

    Also, do you lot curl more on Arnie curls?

    I can Arnie curl 30kg, but only 20kg on normal dumbell curls.
    Chest - 46"
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    Forearms - 13"
    Waist - 34"
    Thighs - 27"
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    Neck - 17"
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    how to you measure shoulders? (srs)
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    Originally Posted by FullyLoadedChief View Post
    how to you measure shoulders? (srs)
    Oh its just the width from one shoulder to the other across the chest or back (which is easier), just like you would measure your span.
    Chest - 46"
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    I'm aware there are two measurements for shoulder width. From the edge of one deltiod to the other is the actual width, so I'll go with that, 20" for me. But there's also 'joint to joint' which will be a lot less.

    Imo the correct way is from the edge of one delt to the other, because this is the widest point and how your width will be percieved by others.
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    Originally Posted by mainguy View Post
    I'm aware there are two measurements for shoulder width. From the edge of one deltiod to the other is the actual width, so I'll go with that, 20" for me. But there's also 'joint to joint' which will be a lot less.

    Imo the correct way is from the edge of one delt to the other, because this is the widest point and how your width will be percieved by others.
    Yeah, that's the way I did it :P
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    Are we talking holding the tape out in front of you or wrapping it from one delt, around your chest, to the other delt?
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    My shoulder width is over 50 inches...

    The poll is misleading, the correct way to measure shoulder width is:

    "Stand straight in a relaxed position with arms hanging to the sides.
    Have someone place the end of measuring tape at the widest point on one delt.
    Wrap tape around opposite shoulder until it meets at the original point.
    Avoid the tendency to flare the lats out as, although good for the ego, this will create give a false measurement."






    Also, if you go to your measurement on your bb.com page, you can watch the video on how to properly measure shoulder width.
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    Originally Posted by zepplin92 View Post
    My shoulder width is over 50 inches...

    The poll is misleading, the correct way to measure shoulder width is:

    "Stand straight in a relaxed position with arms hanging to the sides.
    Have someone place the end of measuring tape at the widest point on one delt.
    Wrap tape around opposite shoulder until it meets at the original point.
    Avoid the tendency to flare the lats out as, although good for the ego, this will create give a false measurement."






    Also, if you go to your measurement on your bb.com page, you can watch the video on how to properly measure shoulder width.
    Wtf, that's not a "width", that's a bloody girth/circumference.
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    my circumference is about 70-71.from shoulder 2 shoulder accross its 30
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    Just over 22 across

    What's average?
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    Originally Posted by PopOverride View Post
    Just over 22 across

    What's average?
    Dunno, that's why I made the poll :P
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    Originally Posted by dan37542 View Post
    Dunno, that's why I made the poll :P
    I meant what's the average for all people our age. Obviously people on a bb' site will be much wider on average.
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    Originally Posted by PopOverride View Post
    I meant what's the average for all people our age. Obviously people on a bb' site will be much wider on average.
    Yeah, there isn't any lol, nobody's bothered to research this :P
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    Originally Posted by dan37542 View Post
    Wtf, that's not a "width", that's a bloody girth/circumference.
    Go to your bb.com profile and hit edit body measurements....that is how you correctly measure shoulder 'width', it even shows you the video to.
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