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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.

Tim Ferriss
Fitness
Get a simple tape measure and measure five locations: both upper arms (mid- bicep), waist (horizontal at navel), hips (widest point between navel and legs), and both legs (mid- thigh). Total these numbers to arrive at your total inches (TI).
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