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Old 11-10-2013, 07:29 AM
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Has Britney Spears manly arms?

I just realized her arms looks very muscular in some pics

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Old 11-10-2013, 07:43 AM
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:21 AM
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No matter what forum, toned female arms are not manly looking.
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:23 AM
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:24 AM
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:32 AM
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She'll kick your ass for this one, Danny.
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:39 AM
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She'll kick your ass for this one, Danny.
*Looks away*

He must have tripped or fallen down.
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:14 AM
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She'll kick your ass for this one, Danny.
I don't think son, men are stronger
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:22 AM
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BTW, all those images look like they have been PhotoShopped.
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:31 AM
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BTW, all those images look like they have been PhotoShopped.
Why do you think this? I'm sure isn't.
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:39 AM
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She has a sturdy, athletic (if she's working out) muscular build. She has a thick neck, and muscular arms and shoulders and strong legs. She can dress to de emphasize these features, but no she's not particularly slender or gracile.

Esthetically I prefer her look to more skinny or slender build.
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:40 AM
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Poor Britney. She got shit when she was "fat". Now she's getting shit for having muscles. The child can't win.
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:48 AM
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She has a sturdy, athletic (if she's working out) muscular build. She has a thick neck, and muscular arms and shoulders and strong legs. She can dress to de emphasize these features, but no she's not particularly slender or gracile.

Esthetically I prefer her look to more skinny or slender build.
Do you think she looks too muscular in some these pics that I've posted? In which pic do you think she looked more muscular?

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Old 11-10-2013, 12:34 PM
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Why do you think this? I'm sure isn't.
My mistake, I looked at two quickly and the biceps looked a bit different than the sleeves but I think I just didn't look close enough.

How muscular is too muscular? I can understand people have differing views on that but IMO nothing about the photos posted come anywhere close to "too" anything. Either way, it's not masculine or feminine - it's fit and athletic. I think she looks great in those photos.
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:35 PM
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No matter what forum, toned female arms are not manly looking.
tone != bulk
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:49 PM
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You know, the only reason I clicked on this thread - I don't care about Britney's arm tone - was the phrasing of the OP title.

"Has Britney Spears manly arms?"

Still can't quite parse the phrasing...but, in looking, no, she hasn't...
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:57 PM
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My mistake, I looked at two quickly and the biceps looked a bit different than the sleeves but I think I just didn't look close enough.

How muscular is too muscular? I can understand people have differing views on that but IMO nothing about the photos posted come anywhere close to "too" anything. Either way, it's not masculine or feminine - it's fit and athletic. I think she looks great in those photos.
IMO, 'too muscular for a woaman' it's when she looks as strong as average male than don't works out or areN'T into sports.
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:04 PM
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She has always had short, thickish limbs.
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:05 PM
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IMO, 'too muscular for a woaman' it's when she looks as strong as average male than don't works out or areN'T into sports.
Wow. That's a low bar you've set there.
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:12 PM
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Poor Britney. She got shit when she was "fat". Now she's getting shit for having muscles. The child can't win.
Right. She can't even get away from people thinking of her as a child, and she's been trying really hard on that.
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:17 PM
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Oh my, I never noticed this.
I'll have to do more research...
In my bunk.
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:18 PM
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Do you think she looks too muscular in some these pics that I've posted? In which pic do you think she looked more muscular?
Here's your historical fetish twin

Hannah Cullwick: Victorian Fetishists of the "Filthy" Working Class Body

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Munby, unlike most of his class, did not want the signifiers of class to be made invisible (not that he was in any way interested in equality); in fact, he relished and fetishised these markers of class. Part of the pleasure he found in Cullwick, and subsequently passed on to her, was not be be ashamed of her filthy work and of getting dirty, but to be proud of it, to enjoy and display it. Cullwick's strong body, grimy after fourteen hours of work, was filthy; this excited Munby, and when visiting her he would ask if Cullwick would stay "in her dirt" for him. His photographs reveal he was particularly interested in her hands and arms as these parts gave the most visible evidence of doing "a hard day's work", so in many of Munby's pictures, hands and arms are a central focus. In the second and third pictures here, dressed as a chimney sweep covered in soot, Cullwick's strong, large, shapely arms are displayed to full effect. In the picture left, Cullwick is actually lifting her sleeve to exhibit her muscles: as Carol Mavor remarks, "she wore her thirteen-and-one-half-inch biceps as proudly as she wore her dirt".
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:25 PM
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LOL what a ugly woman. She is not even muscular. Britney's muscles are way bigger than her
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:30 PM
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I just realized her arms looks very muscular in some pics
I wouldn't say manly; her guns aren't much bigger than Kaley Cuoco's

Spears has always, on her game, had the physique of a fitness model - obvious muscle tone, but not ripped to the point of looking vascular. She is, at her core, a big ol' country girl, and she'll never be a waif. Her options are fit/toned and big/meaty, and we've seen both.
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:37 PM
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I wouldn't say manly; her guns aren't much bigger than Kaley Cuoco's

Spears has always, on her game, had the physique of a fitness model - obvious muscle tone, but not ripped to the point of looking vascular. She is, at her core, a big ol' country girl, and she'll never be a waif. Her options are fit/toned and big/meaty, and we've seen both.
Cuoco's arms are bigg too but less muscled than Britney's I think.

Did Britney even looked physically stronger than nowadays in her prime?
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Old 11-10-2013, 02:13 PM
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Has Britney Spears manly arms?
No, the men you're thinking of have womanly arms.
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Old 11-10-2013, 04:01 PM
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No matter what forum, toned female arms are not manly looking.
This. Even assuming these aren't photoshopped, at most she looks like she exercises some.

Outside of being muscular, hairy, veiny, and having big hands I'm not sure just what a woman's arms being "manly" would be anyway. And she certainly doesn't have that.
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Old 11-10-2013, 04:05 PM
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You can tell she's been doing her shrugs in that last pic!
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Old 11-10-2013, 04:09 PM
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IMO, 'too muscular for a woaman' it's when she looks as strong as average male than don't works out or areN'T into sports.
OK, I agree with Ambivilad, you've set the bar ridiculously low. Her arms look great in those photos.
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Old 11-10-2013, 04:20 PM
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You can tell she's been doing her shrugs in that last pic!
Some guys are breast men, some guys notice legs. Ambi notices the traps!
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Old 11-10-2013, 05:01 PM
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Cuoco's arms are bigg too but less muscled than Britney's I think.

Did Britney even looked physically stronger than nowadays in her prime?
Dude...
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Old 11-10-2013, 05:46 PM
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Shouldn't it be Cafe, since she is (ostensibly) a singer?

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Old 11-10-2013, 06:31 PM
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I have worked very hard to put some good muscle on my delicate little frame and if anyone tries to tell me that makes me manly I will kick their bloody arse from here to breakfast. Not all women are built princessy, some of us like being strong, it does not make us lesser women or more manly, it makes us strong women.
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:35 PM
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Do you think she looks too muscular in some these pics that I've posted? In which pic do you think she looked more muscular?
The one where she's holding a whole pie in a ceramic dish with one hand. Or the one where she's holding a trophy with one hand. See a pattern here?
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:45 PM
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OK, I agree with Ambivilad, you've set the bar ridiculously low. Her arms look great in those photos.
Is not a set bar. The average men than don't works out is way stronger tha average female than lifts some weight.
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:58 PM
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It's not a low bar
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:53 PM
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The question of course is whether she secretly hiding a pregnancy. Is that a bump I see, or a shadow!?
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:13 PM
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As the individual in question sang herself:

I'm Miss "Extra, extra, this just in"
(You wanna piece of me?)
I'm Miss "She's too thick, oh, now she's too thin"
(You wanna piece of me?)



Put me in for not seeing anything unbecomingly manly about Miss Spears' arms. She obviously does strength exercises and so do many women. A lady who looked like that would be welcome to share in a friendly grapple at the mat any day

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She is, at her core, a big ol' country girl, and she'll never be a waif. Her options are fit/toned and big/meaty, and we've seen both.
Exactly. Given the choice, an athletic look is a good and healthy and yes, attractive choice. Sure when we met her she looked like a 17-year-old schoolgirl tease ... because she WAS a 17-year-old. There's nothing that can bring that back and she's better off not trying.

The OP, for his viewing pleasure, may want to check out Madonna, who depending on what point in her training schedule she's at, can get quite ripped.

Or how about Shakira's abs...
...um... I seem to have lost my train of thought just now, I'll be running along...

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Old 11-10-2013, 08:17 PM
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Is not a set bar. The average men than don't works out is way stronger tha average female than lifts some weight.
Who cares? Either you like a fit woman or you don't. The fact that lots of women can achieve a well muscled physique if they work out means that it simply a matter of society, not biology.

You don't like it, we get it. But why should women care?
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:19 PM
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The question of course is whether she secretly hiding a pregnancy. Is that a bump I see, or a shadow!?
I was thinking the same thing. He's pretty much the male version of Claire.
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:47 PM
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Who cares? Either you like a fit woman or you don't.
Don't ever let him see an ESPN Magazine Body Issue. He may get the vapors.
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:56 PM
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The OP, for his viewing pleasure, may want to check out Madonna, who depending on what point in her training schedule she's at, can get quite ripped.
A few weeks ago I watched Truth Or Dare. Even 20+ years ago Madonna had some pretty big guns. Not like they are now, but she was clearly working out even back then. It might just be part of having a dance heavy tour. Or rather, having a dance heavy show AND liking to exercise. They get plenty of cardio on during the show so they do some lifting on their days off.
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:18 PM
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Don't ever let him see an ESPN Magazine Body Issue. He may get the vapors.
Yeah, he'll be asking why so many NFL players have women's hair.
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:21 PM
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A few weeks ago I watched Truth Or Dare. Even 20+ years ago Madonna had some pretty big guns. Not like they are now, but she was clearly working out even back then. It might just be part of having a dance heavy tour. Or rather, having a dance heavy show AND liking to exercise. They get plenty of cardio on during the show so they do some lifting on their days off.
Damn, those are impressive!

So are her arms.
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:30 PM
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I was all ready to be like, no, of course not . Her arms look about as manly as that Downton Abby actress looks pregnant.


But then I looked at the pics. Yeah, they do look manly.
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:09 AM
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:46 AM
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Come on guys, people can have as big arms as they want, men or women. It's a constitutional right, you know?
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Old 11-11-2013, 06:40 AM
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Come on guys, people can have as big arms as they want, men or women. It's a constitutional right, you know?
Women hardly get big arms naturally only liftign weights
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Old 11-11-2013, 06:40 AM
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Cuoco's arms are bigg too but less muscled than Britney's I think.
Uh, look at that picture again. If you think Cuoco's arms are "bigg," you are operating on a different set of standards than the rest of humanity.

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Old 11-11-2013, 06:58 AM
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Women hardly get big arms naturally only liftign weights
Natural or not, you can't deny them their right.
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