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Old 01-05-2012, 09:50 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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Default Men Who Shave Body Hair

Every time I see muscular men in muscle and fitness mags, they never have any body hair.

Neither do the majority of muscular men who appear in ads for clothing and colognes.

I personally like this hairless look myself.

I think it makes men look more youthful, and shows greater muscle definition.

I don't think the shaven body look is good for all men, but for those who work hard at developing muscular bodies.

How many men here who regularly exercise and lift weights also shave their body hair?

Do you women prefer men with hairy bodies, or do you prefer the look of a hairless muscular chest?

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Old 01-05-2012, 09:59 AM
 
Location: Northern Va
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I think you answereed your own question "I think it makes men look more youthful, and shows greater muscle definition"
It is because they are models and will use anyting to gain an edge on their appearance.
I tried it once and let me tell you it wasnt fun.
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Old 01-05-2012, 10:08 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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I think you answereed your own question "I think it makes men look more youthful, and shows greater muscle definition"
It is because they are models and will use anyting to gain an edge on their appearance.
I tried it once and let me tell you it wasnt fun.
I know how I feel about it, but I'm more curious how others feel about shaved bodies.
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Old 01-05-2012, 10:14 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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I think a guy who is good looking and fit will look good looking and fit without having to be completely waxed bare. Keeping things tidy is fine, but devoting too much time to body hair removal just seems fussy to me. Plus, hair on a guy can be sexy. Someone on another thread mentioned that Burt Reynolds picture from the 70s--hubba.
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Old 01-05-2012, 11:55 AM
 
Location: SE Michigan
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I'm a yeti
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Old 01-05-2012, 11:59 AM
 
Location: Censorshipville...
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Ya, not so much...

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Old 01-05-2012, 01:00 PM
 
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I shave under armpits, it cuts out 2-3 showers/day that I would otherwise have to take due to sweating and odor. (and no deodorant won't do crap, it's like a spit in the sea).
during summer I usually take the rest of the upper-body hair as well to keep cooler and have less odor.

I shave feet, toes and hands because I'm very sensitive to pulling those hairs and so wearing gloves or socks can hurt if I don't shave.

It feels really weird in the beginning of each summer, but that evens out afters 3 weeks or so, and only the first shave takes a lot of time, because of the volumes of hair that needs to be ridden with trimmer, and the willingness of used-to-be long hairs to fold as the razors scratches them.

I'f I get rich I'll do laser-removal.
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Old 01-05-2012, 01:14 PM
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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I shave my upper arms/shoulder areas and armpits about once a month, for exactly the reason that the models do it: so that muscles look cleaner & more defined. Since I always wear cut-offs at the gym, my bi's, tri's, and delts look better without hair.

I'll shave chest and stomach hair about once a month as well, but probably a little more frequently during the summer months..
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Old 01-05-2012, 01:38 PM
 
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i knew a lot of athletes who swore by shaving their legs they said when you run it feels amazing...whatever that means ?

anyways, when i was in high school i would shave my arm pits and my underbelow hair

the arm pits are fun to shave because 1) it feels better and they dont get nearly as nasty when exercising 2) less deode use

i would shave the underbelow because 1) it is cleaner 2) feels better 3) girls are more willing to ahem 4) it makes it look bigger

i would never shave my chest or belly hair..thats just ghey lol
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Old 01-05-2012, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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Every time I see muscular men in muscle and fitness mags, they never have any body hair.

Neither do the majority of muscular men who appear in ads for clothing and colognes.

I personally like this hairless look myself.

I think it makes men look more youthful, and shows greater muscle definition.

I don't think the shaven body look is good for all men, but for those who work hard at developing muscular bodies.

How many men here who regularly exercise and lift weights also shave their body hair?

Do you women prefer men with hairy bodies, or do you prefer the look of a hairless muscular chest?
I work out regularly and have an athletic body look. I also shave body hair. I have to admit, it does make my muscles look more defined.
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