You can follow Justin on Twitter. Ray competed during three different decades throughout his bodybuilding career, and placed in the top 5 in every single Mr. Olympia contest from 1990 – 2001 (!). In fact, few natural guys will ever achieve those stats due to the consistency in training that it requires. My old training partner Faruq Darcuiel had 20’’ arms at a competitive bw of 176. And a ripped 240-pound physique? Since I’m no longer bulking up, I’ve lost 30 pounds and now look more like a gymnast. Weighing in at as much as 205 lbs in the offseason, she slims down to 196 for competitions. One of the only Americans on this list, Tom was a prolific competitor in bodybuilding competitions. 5'7" - 170 lbs. Recently had a caliper test 28% fat (too fat for my liking, but consider 5 years ago I weighed 482lb) I do still have a gut (42" waist) but its getting smaller while every thing else is getting bigger. Above 5'9" add only half those amounts. Like Lee Priest, Franco Columbu was a lot more than just a bodybuilder. But this is nothing compared to another 5´5 guy in our gym: he is 92, i.e twice my age and what he still does really blows me away! The average ideal weight should be 69.9 kgs. Also, appearance shall never override health and yes, I fully agree with Matt, supplements can be harmful over time. She was also the National Physique Committee’s NPC Mid-USA heavyweight champion in 2003. The first on our list to stand below 5″, Baccianini is an accomplished Italian lifter and actor. In addition to being the smallest competing weightlifter in the UK, Choon Tan is a promoter, but a self proclaimed lightweight. How do you best stay consistent and have the willpower to diet and push yourself daily? 5'9" - 180 lbs. Her bench is almost as commendable as Lenda’s: 10 reps of 285. 5'9" - 166 pounds max weight, 156 pounds max lean body mass; 5'10" - 171 pounds max weight, 161 pounds max lean body mass; 5'11" - 177 pounds max weight, 166 pounds max lean body mass; 6'0" - 182 pounds max weight, 171 pounds max lean body mass; 6'1" - 188 pounds max weight, 177 pounds max lean body mass Bodybuilders cannot use normal height-to-weight ratio charts because they are designed for people with less muscle mass. As far as I am concerned, rather than just lifting weights, I favor dynamic exercises like Kettlebell-Swings or working out on a power rack while standing on a balance board or rubber mat. At his peak, he placed 5th in 1992’s Mr. Olympia competition. Your ideal weight should be between 56.8 kgs and 86.0 kgs. I’m not going to brag about my all natural accomplishments but you have to look at those bodybuilders before 1935 when their was no P.E.D.s on the face of the planet and mens testosterone was higher than what it is today thats what you should compete with and then you can brag about your genetics. Chest is 48, wrist 81/2 and ankle 10 inch Yet if you believe what you read on the Internet, a ripped pair of 20-inch guns and a 240-pound lean physique are as common as black t-shirts at a death metal concert.Let's be real here for a moment.I do not care what stories you hear at the gym, or on the Internet. Tina Chandler. When it comes to natural bodybuilding potential, and natural arm size potential, Dr. Casey Butt is the king of research. I am currently running his novice program, and it is phenomenal! Bruce Randall? She was also the National Physique Committee’s NPC Mid-USA heavyweight champion in 2003. This is a worthwhile refinement of the simple linear approach, but becomes inaccurate when dealing with very large and/or very small structured people. He’s been training since the age of 7, and was born in Rochester (NY FTW!). You are still 42% body fat.I am talking about guys that are legit 10 to 15% body fat. Bodybuilders cannot use normal height-to-weight ratio charts because they are designed for people with less muscle mass. I’d like to say, while I know it is unusual, it is possible to put on 25lbs of muscle in the first year as a natural lifter if you have great genetics. He is a fellow modest man, 5’5 or 5’6, but strong as hell. Justin Gage is a Product Manager, Data Scientist and writer. Suffice to say, the bodybuilders that appear on the cover of muscle magazines serves as poor role models for what's possible without "assistance". Who knew?! And here are the corresponding muscle-to-bone ratios: Arm Size = 252% Of Wrist Size Please, see detailed information below. Well written and to the point. Everyone wants to look like a freak. He’s a racing enthusiast who’s won Rookie of The Year (2005) and the SCEDA Racing Championship in Lancaster, CA. What if starting out at 5"’ 10" 200 lbs @ 65 yrs old, numbers still apply, to some degree? Jack was a towering 5’6”. Lean 20-inch natural arms are not going to happen unless you have gigantism. Did the author just gather whatever height, weight, wrist size, etc, stats were printed on the internet? 5'4″ Lee Priest, originally hailing from Australia, started even younger than Flex Lewis – he won his first competition… Your ideal weight should be between 56.8 kgs and 86.0 kgs. At 5’9″, she is quite a tall female bodybuilder and has the height to pack on some extra muscle. 6'4" - 240 lbs. Although Raymond has never won the Mr. Olympia title, he’s still considered one of the best around. With this in mind, the question becomes: How big can I expect my body and arms to get naturally? Overall strength and conditioning program, awesome stuff. Please, see detailed information below. 20" natural arms at 176lbs? Never miss a post, plus grab this free guide (instant download). Well, I'm about 212 at 5'9, but I'm trying to get to about 200lbs. That's just reality and recognizing them can save people from a lot of mental anguish about what they think they should be able to or could be able to accomplish if they just worked hard enough. I can’t believe you left out one of the best bodybuilders in the 90s competing against Lee Haney. Priest also helped with the bodywork for the movie “The Hulk,” and made an appearance in a local Australian TV show.