How To Measure Your Muscle Gains Properly

How To Measure Your Muscle Gains Properly

How To Measure Your Muscle Gains Properly!

The best way to tell if you are making progress is from visual evidence.

One of the only ways you can see visual evidence is if you are measuring your body.

By measuring certain areas of your body you will be able to determine if they have grown.

Everyone see’s themselves every day which makes it hard to tell if their physique is changing.

Bodybuilder love to see changes in they body because it proves to them that their hard work and dedication is working.

In this post we have linked a video where a group of individuals talk about the best way to measure your gains!

The video will explain how to properly measure certain areas on your body such as:

  • Arm
  • Chest
  • Shoulder
  • Waist
  • Hip
  • Thigh
  • Forearm
  • Calf
  • Neck

By determining the measurements of each of the area’s listed above you will have a baseline for your body.

You may also be able to determine your body fat percentage based on those measurements as well by using a body cat percentage calculator.

We do not have one on here however they are easy to find via google search.

Below is a chart showing you how various body fat ranges are classified for both men and women:




Essential Body Fat

2 – 4%

9 – 11%


6 – 13%

14 – 20%


14 – 17%

21 – 24%


18 – 25%

25 – 31%




See the video below on how to properly measure your body:

Also check out “Does Drinking Alcohol Limit Muscle Growth?”

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