measurements not symmetrical...what to do?

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Joined: May 10
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Posted: 21 Jul 2012, 20:14
i took my body measurements for the first time today.
my left thigh is smaller than my right, by an inch.
i thought maybe i did something wrong so i measured right above my knee, below my knee and my calf & those were all the same.
mid-thigh, about 4 inches up from my knee and at the very top, just below my hip, are both an inch different.

I know it's only an inch...but why???

some background - I'm right handed, so I assume my right leg is stronger? maybe more muscle on that side?
I also had back surgery (twice) and have some numbness on the outside of my left leg. could the numbness make the muscle thinner/weaker?

any thoughts?

I know I can't control where I lose weight, but any suggestions on how to get them equal? exercises?


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Posted: 22 Jul 2012, 03:03
People aren't symmetrical. Don't worry about it.

Joined: Mar 12
Posts: 178

Posted: 22 Jul 2012, 07:23
Everyone has one side that will measure slightly different than the other. This is normal.

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