How do I measure my muscles to calculate my total inches?

To measure the circumference of a muscle, use a tape measure. Wrap the tape measure around the muscle belly, or largest part of the muscle while the muscle is relaxed. Measurements can be performed for arm, thigh, calf, chest, and stomach.

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