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    E-Lifter Zearoth's Avatar
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    Lifter In Need Of Advice

    Hello everyone, I'm new th the WBB boards, and I'm stumped on something at the moment:

    I started to weight train about 9-11 months ago, and I've seen a lot of improvements since then. Being a scrawny little 15 year old kid since then (I know I'm a little young...), pretty much any kind of muscular build would have been awesome. I worked out at the school gym for the most part.

    Anyways, here's the little slight problem. Ever since I had to start weight training, one of my biceps/pectorials always seems to be a little larger/stronger, whatever. I don't know, but I must favour one arm more than another even though I try to maintain a consistent form with each arm and keep the bar steady when benching.

    This has always been a problem, but its just getting worse, one arm is gradually getting large while one is just bursting. What's going on?

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    well, welcome aboard man. sorry bout ur problem, heard about that here and there, some people say to train them equally, some say train one side harder, but i don't know what the real preferred way is. sure someone will be able to help ya though. good to see you working out at ur age, good time to start.

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    I've actually tried that several times. I've really felt it more in the left arm (smaller one) on a lot of my workouts and still ended up coming without any improvements in comparison to my right arm. Chest wise, it's reversed . My left side is larger than the right... ?

    Don't know if this helps... But whatever...

    Weight: 110 LBs
    Age: 15
    Height: 5''5
    BF: About 10-11%. I'm fairly lean.

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    train them the same, if it semes to be a problem for you try using dumbells if your gym has them
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    yeah, id start training with dumbells.
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