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    muscular vs. strong?

    I know a a girl at the gym with legs much more muscular than mine but I never see her lift any heavy weights? Is it possible to be more muscular than someone but not as strong? Her legs are much more muscular than mine but I doubt as strong and frankly I'd rather have bigger legs rather than stronger ones ...

    I've posted in this in a few different forums ... looking for some further insight on building up my legs ...

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    Sarcoplasmic hypertrophy versus myofibrillar hypertrophy, run a quick search. Not everyone is built with the same fiber type distribution also, you can change it to some degree based on your training (this many fast twitch, this many slow twitch).

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    my goal is size ... not really strength

    Quote Originally Posted by Mudge View Post
    Sarcoplasmic hypertrophy versus myofibrillar hypertrophy, run a quick search. Not everyone is built with the same fiber type distribution also, you can change it to some degree based on your training (this many fast twitch, this many slow twitch).
    so what do you think about building a strength base? Does that make sense as a start?

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    I bet she uses synthol

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    How tight are those shorts?

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    She's obviously been at it allot longer than you have. She's also much leaner. Just look at the vacularity in her abdomen.
    She probably blasted them heavy years ago to get the size she wanted and now simply maintains.
    You'd be surprised how much more muscular one looks with very thin skin.
    She does have excellent quads though. Yum!
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    Quote Originally Posted by workinglegs View Post
    I know a a girl at the gym with legs much more muscular than mine but I never see her lift any heavy weights? Is it possible to be more muscular than someone but not as strong? Her legs are much more muscular than mine but I doubt as strong and frankly I'd rather have bigger legs rather than stronger ones ...

    I've posted in this in a few different forums ... looking for some further insight on building up my legs ...
    both pics look like womens legs are they?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lone Wolf View Post
    both pics look like womens legs are they?
    The one on the right, the one with the third leg doesn't look feminine at all.

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    So.. did you actually stop this woman and ask if you could take a picture of her legs??
    That's just a little creepy.
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    her outer sweep looks kinda disgusting
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    the legs on the left look more masculine

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    Quote Originally Posted by T_man View Post
    her outer sweep looks kinda disgusting
    You must find his "inner sweep" enticing then.....

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    Why would a man compare his legs to a woman's?
    If his legs are bigger/stronger, so what he's a man.
    If they're smaller/weaker, then teasing/shit talking is sure to follow.
    Gotta be a troll, been alot of them around here lately.

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    My legs looked bigger when I mountain biked and earlier when I ran track... they weren't bigger. They just looked like it proportionally. I'm fast twitch in the right places. I've known this for years. My hams,ass and calves are huge compared to, my quads. Visually people look at the quads. In my mind I decided that it was the burn in mountain biking that made my quads bloat. I changed what I do to start burning the quads just see if that was it. For me it is.
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    A lot of folks dont work hams properly, get that unbalanced look.

    A great pair of hams gives that nice solid thickness in the side profile

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