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Women's average THIGH and CALF size! What's yours?



  • crooked_left_hookcrooked_left_hook Posts: 362Member, Premium Member Posts: 362Member, Premium Member
    24% BF
    5ft 5"

    Calves 15.5" (Below about 145lb they never really get any smaller - I had this thing when I was a kid for walking around on tiptoes *all* the time - it shows O_o )

    Thighs 23.5" (Family thunder thighs :p )

    Me too! IN All my toddler pictures, I am on my tippy toes! I must've been toning my legs very early on. Too early, it seems!

    5' 6"
    132 lbs
    25-26% BF
    14.75" calf (from walking in NYC for 14 years)
    24" thigh

    Thunder Thighs For Life!!!
  • estherdragonbatestherdragonbat Posts: 5,155Member Member Posts: 5,155Member Member
    Height: 5ft 3om
    CW: 209
    Thigh: 23.5
    Calf: 17
  • fitmom4lifemfpfitmom4lifemfp Posts: 1,565Member Member Posts: 1,565Member Member
    Hi MFPals!

    I'm trying to find the average thigh and calf sizes for women online and found nothing substantial to compare myself to. I am bottom heavy and my goal is to fit in regular rain boots but am unsure what the standard calf size is for women. I want a number to set my goals to! Here are my stats:

    Calves: 14.25"
    Thighs: 21"
    Height: 5'3"
    Body fat: 24.5%

    Stats from women of all shapes & sizes welcome! Thanks for helping a girl out!

    My calves were 17" a few months ago. I've lost about an inch off of them. I have very athletic calves, so they won't ever be slim.
    Thighs - no idea
    weight 151
    Height: 5'7"
    body fat - 23.5%
    edited March 2017
  • SierraFatToSkinnySierraFatToSkinny Posts: 463Member, Premium Member Posts: 463Member, Premium Member
    So what's the inches where calves will fit into regular boots?

    My calves are 18" and my thighs... well a rather chunky 32"!
  • fitmom4lifemfpfitmom4lifemfp Posts: 1,565Member Member Posts: 1,565Member Member
    So what's the inches where calves will fit into regular boots?

    My calves are 18" and my thighs... well a rather chunky 32"!

    Unless you have slim calves, (neither you nor I do) you have to buy boots that are sized to fit your calves. Most online shoe sites have the calf measurement for the boot.

    I think most boots aim for a 14-15" calf.
    edited March 2017
  • boogledoo8boogledoo8 Posts: 8Member Member Posts: 8Member Member
    Height: 5'4"
    CW: 147lbs
    Thigh: 21"
    Calf: 17.8"

    I've never been able to wear boots or skinny jeans. Le sigh
  • macchiattomacchiatto Posts: 2,881Member Member Posts: 2,881Member Member
    So what's the inches where calves will fit into regular boots?

    My calves are 18" and my thighs... well a rather chunky 32"!

    Yeah, seems like 14-15".
  • PowerliftingMomPowerliftingMom Posts: 430Member Member Posts: 430Member Member
    Height: 5"
    Weight 135 lbs
    Bodyfat: 17.1% (last measured Oct 2016)
    Thighs: 21"
    Calves: 13"

    I'm a powerlifter, have a very muscular build and a large frame. My BF is probably closer to 18%-19%? as I have been bulking since last November. Interesting note I'm 58 years old and my biceps are 13" lol. I'm in better shape now than I ever was even when I was much younger.
  • MosiemensMosiemens Posts: 7Member, Premium Member Posts: 7Member, Premium Member
    Height: 5'5
    Weight: 153
    BF around 25

    Thighs are around 24

    Calves are 16
  • ronjsteele1ronjsteele1 Posts: 1,066Member Member Posts: 1,066Member Member
    Height: 5'2 3/4"
    Weight: too much- still losing
    Calves: 14"
    Thighs: 26 3/4" on left, 27 1/4" right

    I was a dancer most of my life and have strong, large thighs. They are also the first place I lost (the inner thigh). As I'm losing my legs are fairly balanced. I'll feel fine with them when I'm done. I am mostly broad hipped. My boots fit really well at 14" calves but I could get them zipped at 14.5".
  • BrookeRunningMomBrookeRunningMom Posts: 153Member Member Posts: 153Member Member
    Hey I'm 5 3 118lbs
    Body fat is 24.8 6
    My BMI is 20
    Calf's are 13 inches
    Thighs are 19 1/2 inches
    I carry a lot weight in my thighs
  • MelionfireMelionfire Posts: 349Member Member Posts: 349Member Member
    Body fat 32.4%
    Thighs 26 inches
    Calfs 16 inches
    I lose inches everywhere but never my calfs. They are pure muscle.
    Love boots but they are hard to find
  • mhammo22mhammo22 Posts: 1Member Member Posts: 1Member Member
    Body fat 18.2
    Thighs 19
    Calves no idea
    I have really thin legs and have been trying to gain muscle on them...
    everything is always baggy on me
  • gymzoniangymzonian Posts: 15Member Member Posts: 15Member Member
    I'm 5'1 and 132lbs. My measurements on my thigh is 23 inches and a 14 inch calves. Lastly, my body fat is 25%.
  • xchocolategirlxchocolategirl Posts: 186Member Member Posts: 186Member Member
    Different body types do exist, so I'm not sure how trying to fit into other people's sizes will help you out.
  • GamlielaGamliela Posts: 2,487Member Member Posts: 2,487Member Member
    I'm 5'7"

    around 130 pounds

    calves 14"
    thigh 20.5"
  • KM0692KM0692 Posts: 178Member Member Posts: 178Member Member
    5'6, 156 lbs.
    Thigh: 23"
    Calf: 15"
    edited May 2017
  • richardpkennedy1richardpkennedy1 Posts: 1,890Member Member Posts: 1,890Member Member
    Make but here goes!
    5'7", 143 lbs
    21" thighs
    14" calves
    Yup, chicken legs
  • nickiphillips1nickiphillips1 Posts: 114Member Member Posts: 114Member Member
    I think I am heavier than everyone on here, but I am a swimmer and carry all my weight in my upper body.
    5' 9'
    calves - 13.5"
    thighs - 20.5"

    I have no idea about body fat, but I am sure my waist is much bigger than all of yours!
  • GottaBurnEmAllGottaBurnEmAll Posts: 7,722Member Member Posts: 7,722Member Member
    5'1" and somewhat stocky looking and hate how my thighs look, but they aren't objectively that big.

    Thighs: 20 inches
    Calves: 14 inches
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