MEN'S physiques have changed dramatically over time – but how do you compare to today's norm? Pittsburgh-based digital artist Nickolay Lamm was on vacation in Catalonia, Spain, last year when he noticed something. “I think I'm being objective when I say that a lot of the people were just very fit,” he says. At least more fit than what he saw back home. And so Lamm decided to dive into body.
Size of the average guy's biceps: 13 inches (flexed); Size of his chest: 40 inches (inhaled); Size of his waist: 34 inches; Amount of muscle the average sedentary guy loses each year: 1 pound; Amount of fat he gains each year: pounds; The part of a man's body that is the biggest turn-on for the average woman: his butt. So just how much do these images of pro athletes diverge from the average man's body? How far would men have to go to get the physiques of sports stars? We compiled statistics from the NFL, MLB, NBA, and other major sports leagues to determine the average body size of players in each field and compared them to the.