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Old 06-07-2006, 01:47 PM
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I'm having a problem with muscle symmetry with my biceps and calves. My right bicep is slightly weaker and much smaller in size (1/2 an inch). The difference is very visible when I flex the muscle. My calf on my right side is not weaker but about (1/4 in smaller). My right side is my dominant side.

What can be done to correct this?
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Old 06-07-2006, 04:06 PM
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I would do a lot of side specific exercises. Like DB curls and one leg calf raises. Some people overtrain the lacking side, but I am always hesitant to do that because I think that can be difficult to get right.

Also, one of the things that has helped me, is to focus on using both sides equally when I do an exercise that links both side. For BB curls, I focus on using both arms as equally as possible.
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Old 06-14-2006, 05:00 PM
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start with weeker body part and only complete the amount of reps the weekest side can, with strongest

so if weekest can do 12 reps, stop strongest at 12 reps this should even things out
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