Arms folded when walking - why?

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« on: 03/05/2005 19:40:51 »
Why do many many females, young and old, walk with their arms folded?

I have heard that it's something to do with controlling their 'wobbly bits', but I've seen lots of girls and women who have no 'wobbly bits' to speak of, walking in this way. Is it to keep themselves warm?

If so, Why is it that, on the whole, men and boys don't go around with their arms folded?
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« Reply #1 on: 03/05/2005 20:31:02 »
I agree, girlies should NOT walk about with their arms folded. How on earth are us blokes supposed to oggle their mounted foundations if they keep em covered like that ?

But seriously, I reckon it is to do with some instinctive protection to secure those precious assets from danger, or perhaps they're just cold !!....having said all that, I honestly haven't noticed girlies doing that, perhaps here in London girlies like to let them get fresh air !

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Re: Arms folded when walking - why?
« Reply #2 on: 03/05/2005 21:11:03 »
i always thought that arms folded was a defensive measure in terms of body language in both men and women...

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« Reply #3 on: 04/05/2005 21:13:22 »
Exodus you probably right... I think that men do it as well (usually 'flamboyant') but also 'normal' men do it too. However they probably do it just because it would be comfortable....? Maybe they don't find it particually comfortable just having their hands in their pockets or just dangling... also when their arms are folded it often emphisises the size of the 'wobbly bits' lolz

p.s hope I haven't offended anyone by using the words 'normal' and 'flamboyant' it was only a joke!


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Re: Arms folded when walking - why?
« Reply #4 on: 04/05/2005 22:33:18 »
Maybe it is also to do with keeping your hands warm?

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« Reply #5 on: 05/05/2005 09:43:18 »
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« Reply #6 on: 03/01/2008 14:23:30 »
Perhaps it has do do with being self conscious!.. covering up do to being uncomfortable with oglers!!! LOL!

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« Reply #7 on: 03/01/2008 14:45:52 »
I have always been told that crossing your arms is a defensive form of display
to others. Even if it's as you say to protect our wobbly bits.
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« Reply #8 on: 03/01/2008 15:50:03 »
Indeed, I too have always heard it regarded as a defensive measure - but do people actually walk like that?  I can understand they might stand with their arms folded (particularly if they feel, or wish to be, somewhat isolated from the company they are in), or maybe a slow saunter with arms folded, but when walking properly, the arms are supposed to counterbalance the motion of the rest of the body (and if you have wide hips, and large wobbly bits, then it would seem even more important to use the arms as counterweights).

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« Reply #9 on: 03/01/2008 18:01:22 »
I only do that when i'm tired...or angry.

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« Reply #10 on: 03/01/2008 18:13:52 »
I have tried it for gaining proper body balance  it works, but it is not easy to walk a great distance that way.. You use muscles you did not know you had! You can feel it in the back and around the tummy and in the arms... after you do it a few times as a exercise.. It is great.. a friend recommended it for loosing that excess flap under my arms after loosing 116 lbs. It has been helpful.

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« Reply #11 on: 04/01/2008 16:15:48 »
I've done it before, but that was only to stop my mates groping my manly breasticicles   [O8)]
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« Reply #12 on: 04/01/2008 16:38:06 »
Hee hee hee hee! LOL LOL.. Thats funny Daniel!! Morning!

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« Reply #13 on: 04/01/2008 17:03:21 »
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« Reply #14 on: 04/01/2008 17:12:08 »
I hope you are well?

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« Reply #15 on: 06/01/2008 08:32:03 »
i like to walk w/ my arms folded.  does that make me girly in your view??  :)
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« Reply #16 on: 06/01/2008 09:17:24 »
Hi, Long time no see! How are you?

No it doesn't make you girly! LOL makes you human..LOL

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« Reply #17 on: 07/01/2008 11:47:05 »


Maybe from some strange Russian past life experience?
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« Reply #18 on: 07/01/2008 13:59:36 »
HEE HEE HEE..Very funny! LOL LOL!

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« Reply #19 on: 07/01/2008 17:53:02 »
I agree, girlies should NOT walk about with their arms folded. How on earth are us blokes supposed to oggle their mounted foundations if they keep em covered like that ?

But seriously, I reckon it is to do with some instinctive protection to secure those precious assets from danger, or perhaps they're just cold !!....having said all that, I honestly haven't noticed girlies doing that, perhaps here in London girlies like to let them get fresh air !

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« Reply #20 on: 08/01/2008 16:31:54 »
I agree, girlies should NOT walk about with their arms folded. How on earth are us blokes supposed to oggle their mounted foundations if they keep em covered like that ?

But seriously, I reckon it is to do with some instinctive protection to secure those precious assets from danger, or perhaps they're just cold !!....having said all that, I honestly haven't noticed girlies doing that, perhaps here in London girlies like to let them get fresh air !

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« Reply #21 on: 09/01/2008 17:46:10 »
I agree, girlies should NOT walk about with their arms folded. How on earth are us blokes supposed to oggle their mounted foundations if they keep em covered like that ?

But seriously, I reckon it is to do with some instinctive protection to secure those precious assets from danger, or perhaps they're just cold !!....having said all that, I honestly haven't noticed girlies doing that, perhaps here in London girlies like to let them get fresh air !

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« Reply #22 on: 09/01/2008 19:39:22 »
Most do it cause of the feeling of the day. Grumpy: arms crossed. Jolly: Arms swinging.

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« Reply #23 on: 09/01/2008 20:31:53 »
And arms swing opposite of the legs moving, i.e. Left arm swings when you put your right foot forward and vice versa.
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« Reply #24 on: 10/01/2008 19:29:45 »
 Okay. . . thanks for that little note. . .
And arms swing opposite of the legs moving, i.e. Left arm swings when you put your right foot forward and vice versa.

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« Reply #25 on: 11/01/2008 17:38:50 »
Okay. . . thanks for that little note. . .
And arms swing opposite of the legs moving, i.e. Left arm swings when you put your right foot forward and vice versa.
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« Reply #26 on: 11/01/2008 18:42:09 »
I thought it was interesting as I had never paid any attention to what arm swings in comparison to my steps.. I think its cool.. Is it true of everyone , or are left handers different in the coordination of their arm swings???

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