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... h is fairly common, especially for women. First off, few people actually have "fat" calves. Basically, you have to be extremely obese before you'll start storing fat at the extreme reaches of your body. ... (5 replies)
... My gf is about 5'5" and 158lbs and she has always had huge calves even though she is not an athlete. She is upset about her huge calves and also wants to lose some bodyfat. We have been going to the gym together for about 2 months now.. ... (4 replies)
... unless someone has an exceptionally high body fat percentage. Some people have genetically large calf muscles or have done some kind of exercise in their life that built those muscles up. ... (4 replies)

... I personally really like seeing women with some muscles. It looks great compared to the "sausage" shaped limbs most women have. If you want, I'll trade calves with you since mine are not as big as I'd like. ... (11 replies)
... Heavy weights will bulk up a person, so lighter weights with higher reps will help to tone muscles. Concentrating on just leg exercises will only help her legs. ... (4 replies)
Using weights
Jun 17, 2003
... You consistently have to increase the poundages, hence the term progressive resistance. I am assuming from you name that you are a women. It is even harder for a women to achieve a lot of muscle mass. ... (2 replies)
Who's right ?
Aug 8, 2001
... can be worked everyday with little fear of muscle fatigue or damage. Since we use our calves everday for walking, you're not going to see results as quickly just from exercising them a couple times a week. ... (15 replies)
Who's right ?
Aug 8, 2001
... there's simply not enough "space" there for your calves to grow into. Regardless, you will not benefit from training your calves more frequently, just concentrate on training them hard. ... (15 replies)
... reps. I'll list my schedule, if it'll help you any. If you feel you have to do more then I suggest only working each muscle twice a week max with at least 3 days of rest inbetween. ... (7 replies)
... All of those crunches may be strengthening your abdominal muscles, but those muscles are still hidden under fat. As the previous poster said, women do need to have sufficient body fat, so that it is unlikely that you will see a "six pack" in your abdominal area. ... (3 replies)
... You may be genetically predisposed to carry more fat there regardless of how slim or lean you get. ... (7 replies)

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