Who here has experienced popeye forearms as a result of tennis?

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  1. glass

    glass Rookie

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    You get the idea. I'm more or less starting to look like a young, right handed Rod Laver.
     
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  2. THE ANIMAL

    THE ANIMAL Rookie

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    Yup i have my right arm is tank and my forearm (14inches) is as well looks like you said popeye and im only 5 foot 6.
     
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  3. Prince_of_Tennis

    Prince_of_Tennis Semi-Pro

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    right arm is 3 inches bigger than the left =(
     
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  4. tennislover

    tennislover New User

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    not me b/c I am pretty much ambidextrous. I write lefty but play tennis righty. Its really funny when I guy puts a shot down the left line I switch racket to the left hand and hit a true forehand - lol. ITs enjoyable. If only I could serve good with my left hand, it'd be so much stronger.
     
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  5. K!ck5w3rvE

    K!ck5w3rvE Hall of Fame

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    Yeah me......Martin Verkerk's right arm is about 3 times bigger than his left....check it out.
     
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  6. Capt. Willie

    Capt. Willie Professional

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    From tennis? I thought it was from spinach.
     
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  7. MChong

    MChong Semi-Pro

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    Yeah, my right arm in general is much bigger than my left -_-; I'm not sure if it's the same with all of you guys, but my right is also longer from the elbow to fingertips; same with my friend who plays tennis.
     
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  8. ShooterMcMarco

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    the veins on my right forearm are ridiculous. thats what happens when you strength train and play tennis.
     
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  9. AndrewD

    AndrewD Legend

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    I guess Im luckier as I built up a lot of forearm size and strength playing cricket. Having to constantly lift and swing a 3.2lb (50 ounces I think) bat for 3+ hours really does wonders for your forearms LOL. But it balances it out nicely. Also makes a 13 ounce racquet swing like a toothpick.
     
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