Do Deadlifts Or Squats Increase Arm Size?

Akash Sehrawat

< 1 min read | Dec 30, 2018

Yes, they do.


Let me quote Stuart Mc-Roberts, best-selling author of  ‘Beyond Brawn.’


“If you want to add 3 inches on arms, for example, you’ll need to build around 30 to 40 pounds (14 to 18 kg) of muscle over your whole physique. You can’t do that by focusing on your arms.


About two-thirds of your body’s total muscle mass is in your thighs, buttocks and back. Your shoulders, chest, abs, arms, forearms and calves made up one-third of your total muscle mass.


Working your thigh-hip-back structure (through squats/deadlifts) yields substantial growth in that large area. But the same movements also produce growth elsewhere.


To build yourself up substantially, focus on big exercises, not detail exercises.”


If you want muscle, read this answer again….

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About Akash Sehrawat

Akash is a creator of 25+ programs and certificate courses in which more than 200,000 students have enrolled both on Udemy and Fabulous Body's native platform. Akash is also an author of three books that can be found on Amazon. His answers on Quora have gathered more than 12 million views in less than a year.


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