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    Exercises To Thicken Waist...

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    Im lookin to thicken up my waist. Its slightly thin compared to my upper so need to balance things out.

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    Originally Posted by akpinup View Post
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    Its slightly thin compared to my upper so need to balance things out.

    Some people want a skinny waist, i however dont.
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    Originally Posted by Gib_84 View Post
    Some people want a skinny waist, i however dont.
    Whewww! That's some hella backwidth you got going on there bro.
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    Originally Posted by DiamondDelts View Post
    Repped.
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    LOL at this thread. That is the opposite of what bodybuilding is all about. However takes some hgh and your waist will thicken up nicely as long as you mix in 7000 calories.
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    Originally Posted by m3ds View Post
    That's genetic bro, deadlift all you want if it's in your genes to have a tiny waist... you will have a tiny waist.
    ^^^

    It's a concept a lot of people struggle to understand. Genetics play a big role. Some will squat and deadlift heavy, see little change in waist size and preach to anyone who'll listen that those lifts don't thicken the waist. Obliques, abs, and erectors. They're muscles. Like every other muscle group, their growth potential and rate of growth will vary for each person.

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    Originally Posted by Gib_84 View Post
    Some people want a skinny waist, i however dont.
    lol how about instead of tryin to get ur waist bigger to balence everything out , you make everything else bigger ? ie , your chest , back , arms , legs , delts


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    Originally Posted by _Dominik_ View Post
    ^^^

    It's a concept a lot of people struggle to understand. Genetics play a big role. Some will squat and deadlift heavy, see little change in waist size and preach to anyone who'll listen that those lifts don't thicken the waist. Obliques, abs, and erectors. They're muscles. Like every other muscle group, their growth potential and rate of growth will vary for each person.

    To the OP, be careful what you wish for.
    Wouldn't weight oblique exercises work?

    Heavy Woodchops for eg?
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    Originally Posted by Mindi911 View Post
    Wouldn't weight oblique exercises work?

    Heavy Woodchops for eg?
    Maybe. It depends on the individual. Someone like Spirit could do them forever and his waist would probably still hover around 30". Training methods and body fat obviously play a role, but the biggest factor is genetics IMO.

    I started with a 34" waist as a beanpole. Now it's 40". Some of that's body fat, but along with the glutes exploding to J-Lo proportions, squats and deadlifts thickened my waist (namely obliques). That's genetics. Others can train exactly the same way and hardly see a change in waist size. It's like some guys can bench for years and still have a ****ty chest and meanwhile there are a select few with great chest genetics who completely own them on a program of pushups. Different growth potential, different rates of growth.
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    Originally Posted by _Dominik_ View Post
    Maybe. It depends on the individual. Someone like Spirit could do them forever and his waist would probably still hover around 30". Training methods and body fat obviously play a role, but the biggest factor is genetics IMO.

    I started with a 34" waist as a beanpole. Now it's 40". Some of that's body fat, but along with the glutes exploding to J-Lo proportions, squats and deadlifts thickened my waist (namely obliques). That's genetics. Others can train exactly the same way and hardly see a change in waist size. It's like some guys can bench for years and still have a ****ty chest and meanwhile there are a select few with great chest genetics who completely own them on a program of pushups. Different growth potential, different rates of growth.
    My weight has fluctuated from 150lbs to 220lbs over the past 2-3 years, and my waist has stayed between 30-33". Genetic.
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    Originally Posted by _Dominik_ View Post
    Maybe. It depends on the individual. Someone like Spirit could do them forever and his waist would probably still hover around 30". Training methods and body fat obviously play a role, but the biggest factor is genetics IMO.

    I started with a 34" waist as a beanpole. Now it's 40". Some of that's body fat, but along with the glutes exploding to J-Lo proportions, squats and deadlifts thickened my waist (namely obliques). That's genetics. Others can train exactly the same way and hardly see a change in waist size. It's like some guys can bench for years and still have a ****ty chest and meanwhile there are a select few with great chest genetics who completely own them on a program of pushups. Different growth potential, different rates of growth.
    so genes aside - hyperthetically now - they are a muscle like anything else surely you can make them grow?
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    Originally Posted by _Dominik_ View Post
    Maybe. It depends on the individual. Someone like Spirit could do them forever and his waist would probably still hover around 30". Training methods and body fat obviously play a role, but the biggest factor is genetics IMO.

    I started with a 34" waist as a beanpole. Now it's 40". Some of that's body fat, but along with the glutes exploding to J-Lo proportions, squats and deadlifts thickened my waist (namely obliques). That's genetics. Others can train exactly the same way and hardly see a change in waist size. It's like some guys can bench for years and still have a ****ty chest and meanwhile there are a select few with great chest genetics who completely own them on a program of pushups. Different growth potential, different rates of growth.
    I agree with this statement. I don't understand why he would even make this thread. Genetics gave him broad shoulders, low lats and a small waist. Whats wrong with that? If he wants to have a "big" waist just eat.

    I do agree that I will probably always have a small waist because of my small bone structure. Other folks that may have started out lightweight probably underate as a youngster or probably weren't finshed growing (the typical bodybuilding.com pic @ 12 - 16 yrs old).

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    Originally Posted by Mindi911 View Post
    so genes aside - hyperthetically now - they are a muscle like anything else surely you can make them grow?
    You can make them grow but genetics will ultimately determine to what degree and how fast.

    What I can't understand is why someone would want to consciously make their waist bigger when a V-taper is so important in bodybuilding as Spirit said. I mean ****, I didn't ask for a 40" waist! Haha. When I started heavy deadlifting and squatting my obliques and glutes exploded. That's genetics. Now if I wanted to be a competitive BBer I'd hate it, but since my main goal is getting big and lifting heavy weight, it doesn't bother me.
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    Originally Posted by _Dominik_ View Post
    You can make them grow but genetics will ultimately determine to what degree and how fast.

    What I can't understand is why someone would want to consciously make their waist bigger when a V-taper is so important in bodybuilding as Spirit said. I mean ****, I didn't ask for a 40" waist! Haha. When I started heavy deadlifting and squatting my obliques and glutes exploded. That's genetics. Now if I wanted to be a competitive BBer I'd hate it, but since my main goal is getting big and lifting heavy weight, it doesn't bother me.
    well yeah I do agree with the genes things that's why I said hyperthetically

    well I guess he doesn't want to compete otherwise yeah he'd leave his waist alone
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    Originally Posted by _Dominik_ View Post
    You can make them grow but genetics will ultimately determine to what degree and how fast.

    What I can't understand is why someone would want to consciously make their waist bigger when a V-taper is so important in bodybuilding as Spirit said. I mean ****, I didn't ask for a 40" waist! Haha. When I started heavy deadlifting and squatting my obliques and glutes exploded. That's genetics. Now if I wanted to be a competitive BBer I'd hate it, but since my main goal is getting big and lifting heavy weight, it doesn't bother me.
    yep now if he asked will trying to thicken my waist help me lift heavier... this might have turned out differently. Trust me young man if you want to "balance" out your "HUGE" upper body. Hit those legs. unless you are in a wheelchair in that case my bad.

    different goals I know Dom... maybe if I had the frame and gusto I'd go for it. I'll leave that to spytech
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    Originally Posted by Merkava View Post
    The thinner the waist, the better
    x2. A small waist and wide back is the ideal physique.
    Bodybuilding is 60% training and 50% diet. Yes that adds up to 110%, because that's what you should be giving it. Change the inside, and the physique will follow.
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    Originally Posted by Gib_84 View Post
    Alright Guys,

    Im lookin to thicken up my waist. Its slightly thin compared to my upper so need to balance things out.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks!
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    Originally Posted by _Dominik_ View Post
    You can make them grow but genetics will ultimately determine to what degree and how fast.

    What I can't understand is why someone would want to consciously make their waist bigger when a V-taper is so important in bodybuilding as Spirit said. I mean ****, I didn't ask for a 40" waist! Haha. When I started heavy deadlifting and squatting my obliques and glutes exploded. That's genetics. Now if I wanted to be a competitive BBer I'd hate it, but since my main goal is getting big and lifting heavy weight, it doesn't bother me.
    Dom, didn't you know? It is IMPOSSIBLE to make your waist bigger via exercise!!

    They said it on bb.com!!
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