Uneven muscle growth

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  1. nikocb

    nikocb New Member

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    Any tips? The left side of my chest is bigger than the right, but my left shoulder is smaller than the right. My right bicep is significantly bigger too. What can I do?
     
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    hmm..damn those genetics. Do you think I should lift uneven DBs? Like an extra 5 lbs for the side that is smaller?
     
  4. do 10lbs

    and when you barbell bench, just put 10lbs more on the weaker side
     
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    Gutrat "GET DOWN..."

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    uh, hell no -- never.
     
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    Just Use Dumbells for most of your exercises for awhile... eventually your weaker sides will catch up to your stronger
     
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    Or the other way around.
     
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    So..both my muscles will grow but the lareger will stay larger and the smaller will stay smaller? damn im confused on what to do. I guess I'll start doing more DBs and see what happens
     
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    start using db's more, the weaker side will catch up. Dbs don't allow your stronger side to compensate for your weaker one., which is probably what is happening.
     
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    Not really, because every exercise his weaker will be working harder than his stronger. It will be a slow catchup, but it will happen
     
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