i have admittedly bizarre issues... this time it's veins

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    Dec 16, 2009 1:37 AM GMT
    Over the past number of months, my arms (and much to my horror, my legs have lately joined in) have exhibited much too much vasculature. I don’t want them super-veiny but I’d like to continue to progress on my muscle development. Is there a way to suppress vein growth without stopping my exercising?

    I can’t believe there are guys who blow money on NO boosters just to make their veins more visible icon_eek.gif
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    Dec 16, 2009 1:59 AM GMT
    I don't think this is something you can prevent. If you're really that concerned, then you might want to consider using lighter weights and not do any sort of heavy weight training. No guarantee that it will work. Because some people naturally show more veins than others.

    But let's put things into perspective. I don't think your vascularity is as obvious as this guy. icon_lol.gif

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    Dec 16, 2009 8:11 AM GMT
    muchmorethan.....is absolutely right.
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    Dec 16, 2009 6:19 PM GMT
    you loose fat (adipose)

    you gain muscle

    your vessels (veins) will become prominent.............you cant do anything about it

    look at madonnas hands and arms!

    the lower % of adipose...the more prominnt your veins will become.....sign of fitness.....
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    Dec 16, 2009 6:37 PM GMT

    It's gotta be genetic. I've been trying to show more veins in my face for years like the interview vampires, but to no avail. Vascularity is hot and I'm afraid, just part of who you are. I don't think the gentleman pictured does it on purpose. I'd lick every inch of him.

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    Dec 16, 2009 6:46 PM GMT
    Satyricon331 saidOver the past number of months, my arms (and much to my horror, my legs have lately joined in) have exhibited much too much vasculature. I don’t want them super-veiny but I’d like to continue to progress on my muscle development. Is there a way to suppress vein growth without stopping my exercising?

    I can’t believe there are guys who blow money on NO boosters just to make their veins more visible icon_eek.gif


    Vascularization / capillarization is a normal part of your body's adaption to exercise and improving your blood flow. I.e., your plumbing improves to enhance the performance of the human machine. Some of the side effects are improved circulation, better recovery, better performance, and lower blood pressure. It's a very GOOD thing.

    At very low fat percentages, and being "dry", vascularity is very visible in highly conditioned individuals.

    You can't have good vascularization without being in excellent condition. It's a sign that your body is adapting in a good way by improving your cardiovascular system under load.

    With someone underweight such as yourself, as your cardiac tone improves, you'll be able to easily see the results. It's good for you. If you don't like it, you should EAT, and take on a fuller appearance.

    When you can see veins everywhere, you are, without doubt, lean and fit.

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    Incidentally, the more you exercise, the better your blood supply will become. It's how the human machine works. Don't fight it.
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    Dec 16, 2009 6:49 PM GMT
    I get veins when I am working out, mostly just on the arms and a couple on my calves. . I also get a vein on my upper left side of my forehead. If I didn't shave my head I don't think I would have noticed it.

    For the most part, I like veins on other guys, but some, like the huge professional bodybuilders, have some gross veins. I never really liked the veiny look of Dave Palumbo.


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  • Celticmusl

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    Dec 16, 2009 6:50 PM GMT
    Talk about perfect vein symmetry.....hmmmm....

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    Dec 16, 2009 7:30 PM GMT
    With regard to vasodialators like niacin, NO, etc. the original poster should know that they lower blood pressure (a GOOD thing) and increase circulation ( a good thing). Lots of athletic guys / Real Jocks like the feeling of "the pump" that they promote.
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    Dec 17, 2009 2:07 AM GMT
    Thanks guys, you're helpful as always... i'm nonetheless really sad now.
  • Anto

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    Dec 17, 2009 2:32 AM GMT
    Some people just show veins more than others, regardless of how fit or not they are.

    I think having some visible veins are attractive but not when one's legs/arms/body are covered with them, it actually looks unhealthy imo, like the body is stressed or sickly.
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    Dec 17, 2009 2:55 AM GMT
    Sorry I think those pics are awful!UGH I only like seein veins like that on a cock lol
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    Jan 04, 2010 6:56 PM GMT
    Satyricon331 saidOver the past number of months, my arms (and much to my horror, my legs have lately joined in) have exhibited much too much vasculature. I don’t want them super-veiny but I’d like to continue to progress on my muscle development. Is there a way to suppress vein growth without stopping my exercising?

    I can’t believe there are guys who blow money on NO boosters just to make their veins more visible icon_eek.gif


    To me, veins are a sign of a good workout (the "pump" as someone had mentioned). I did notice when my BF% was much lower, I got more veiny. The weirdest one was on my ass. But as I gained 10 pounds from the holidays, some of them disappeared. I miss them.
  • BarettaB80

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    Jan 11, 2010 7:48 AM GMT
    Satyricon331 saidThanks guys, you're helpful as always... i'm nonetheless really sad now.


    No need to be so vAin.....
  • janu88

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    Dec 06, 2010 9:38 AM GMT
    WickedRyan saidSorry I think those pics are awful!UGH I only like seein veins like that on a cock lol


    exactly what i think, and i have them...
    any advice how to get rid of it?
    i mean i dont even do some high weight lifting or exercise...
    i´ve just lost 15 lbs and the veins have popped out on my left leg only...
    can it be from taking my BF % to none?
    should i start eating fats to cover them up?