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# How long should my arms be for my height?

## How long should my arms be for my height?

For most people, their arm span is about equal to their height. Mathematicians say the arm span to height ratio is one to one: your arm span goes once into your height.

## What is considered as long arms?

If you’re within one SD, you’re ‘average’, outside that you’re either long-limbed or short-limbed. I’ve always been told if your wing span is longer than you are tall, you have long arms. I’m 5’7″ and my arm span is almost 6 feet. That’s what allowed me to become a decent point guard and a good at tennis.

Are 30 inch arms long?

Arm length is measured from the end of the bicep or shoulder blade to the tip of the middle finger with the arm extended. The average arm length for a male is around 30 inches. The arm length of most NFL players is in the range of 30 to 34 inches.

What are short arms good for?

Hitters can hit with more torque and at sharper angles. Female gymnasts want short, fast-moving limbs, period. Although longer arms could help male gymnasts on the pommel horse, short arms provide a huge mechanical advantage on strength moves such as the Iron Cross on the rings.

### Is 11 inch forearms big?

Overall, it’s fair to say that 11 inch forearms are pretty much the definition of average when it comes to the male physique. For someone who trains regularly and has decent genetics, though, it’s also arguable that they’re actually a bit on the small side.

### Is your arm span equal to your height?

An example of a human body ratio is a person’s arm span-the distance from the middle fingertip of the left hand to that of the right hand when stretching out both arms horizontally-to their height. This ratio is approximately a one to one ratio, meaning that a person’s arm span is about equal to their height.

How do you get longer arms?

Do compound exercises that bulk up your arms while also toning other muscles. Chin-ups and push-ups, for example, strengthen your abs at the same time they are strengthening your arms. Tip: On the days when you aren’t training your arms, train other muscle groups in your legs, back and abdomen.

How long is an arm span?

The arm span measurement is usually very close to the person’s height. For example, a 168cm (5ft 6in) person will have an arm span of about 168cm (66in).