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Old 08-10-2011, 06:41 AM   #2371
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Honestly, I don't see much difference between those pics, except her stomach is bared, and different lighting.
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Old 08-10-2011, 07:43 AM   #2372
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Honestly, I don't see much difference between those pics, except her stomach is bared, and different lighting.
Yes, I was somewhat confused, too. The arms don't look much different. Can't really tell.
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Old 08-10-2011, 07:57 AM   #2373
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I see what you are saying--it might just be the lighting.

Here are two more: first is from 2010, second is from 2011.

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Old 08-10-2011, 08:19 AM   #2374
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The XL in those arm sleeves requires you to have a massiv 12" bicep to fill it out.
Yeah, but writing "unscared" on your knuckles is equivalent to at least 4" extra on the bicep.
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Old 08-10-2011, 09:57 AM   #2375
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It's always hard to judge based on random photos since lighting, the movement they're performing, etc all have an effect on the perceived size of muscles.

But based on both sets of pictures, it appears she's added significant mass to her upper body. Her shoulders, traps, and lats appear much bigger.

Of course, it's been a full year, so if she focused on putting on mass, it's certainly possible she did it cleanly. I also don't give two sh*ts about steroids, so whatever.
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Old 08-10-2011, 10:15 AM   #2376
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I hadn't seen all the pics, but, that set up there comparing years does indicate some serious muscle was put on, especially given the training.
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Old 08-10-2011, 10:18 AM   #2377
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Shaf, I can see a difference:

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Old 08-10-2011, 11:40 AM   #2378
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must have missed that one too...the one where she's snatching and the other one are hard to compare.
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Old 08-10-2011, 12:07 PM   #2379
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anyone have pics of Clever? I thought she looked much bigger than last year. Even more dramatic than Annie...
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Old 08-10-2011, 01:59 PM   #2380
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Somewhere at Reebok HQ a head is rolling slowly across a boardroom table and advertising execs are wailing "why Lord, why couldn't one of those hot chicks have won?"
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