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Sticky Thread Sticky: What is My Body Fat Percentage? - Post Your Estimate Request Pictures Here - Vol III

This is the one and only place in this forum to post body fat estimate requests. Previous threads:Vol I,Vol II Calipers, Dexa, hydro-static weighting, all have error rates, and this thread is no different. If you think you are 13% BF and others think you are 15%, consider thanking them...

EjnarKolinkar‎, 03-03-2017 09:02 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Attention: Under 18s

The moderators here have a policy that we do not advise anyone under the age of 18 to restrict their calorie intake. So please do not ask for such advice here. This is because there is the possibility that you could stunt your growth or develop an unhealthy relationship with food. If you have...

SuffolkPunch‎, 11-20-2018 01:16 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: DON'T LOOK PAST the BASICS

From what I've been reading in this forum for the past several years---and it's getting worse, not better---most posters here are, for some reason, missing the basics of fat loss, and instead, are looking for some magic bullet, or worse, putting their faith in some TV or youtube guru, or some...

ironwill2008‎, 01-05-2015 08:31 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Unhappy Give me, a 341LB female tips on weight loss!

I'm here for help. I want to change for the better. I feel depressed, eating makes me happy but it also makes me so sad because that's my routine most of the day. Please help me. Please give me advice and tips on how to get rid of this disgusting fat. I want the old me back. I'll be updating my...

Chemii‎, Yesterday 09:38 PM
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Want to lose weight, get a little more fitter, and healthier!

Hello all! So I recently took more time looking at the mirror, and realized how unhealthy I look already. Before the pandemic happened, I was a little overweight, but never did my tummy create an uncomfortable fold between my chest and, well, tummy. So I decided to try and lose weight. The...

kookok‎, 05-09-2021 11:06 AM
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consistent progress at 170 with a belly

I'm 5'11 170 lbs 20 yrs. New to bodybuilding, not new to working out. I've dieted before, did high school sports, and weightlifting. I'm lifting on a 5 day split for a little over a month now. I've got a belly but not sure how to get rid of it without killing my gains and losing weight.

Gainz4Jesus365‎, 05-10-2021 07:56 PM
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28M, 5'6, 497lb journey, overweight my entire life seeking support where I can.

I want to start off by explaining some things I may just end up saying again later but I want to make it obvious and known that I am no longer 500 pounds but the entire reason I'm here is to find more support and more people that can or are willing to talk to me about whatever hurdles, thoughts,...

Khrozt‎, Yesterday 01:03 PM
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HMB as substitute for extra protein?

There is data showing that HMB is good for cutting, mostly in beginners. 3 grams is optimal for someone who is 200 pounds. Studies without HMB say that to lose 1% of your body weight as fat each week, you need at least 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight, or something high like that....

Darkius‎, 05-09-2021 04:07 PM
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First time cutting help

This is my first time performing a legit cut so please give me any feedback you can to help me out! my goal is 8percent bodyfat. As far as my workout regiment im doing martial arts (muay thai) 3 times a week the class goes about an hour and a half and i stay after for 30-40mins to lift...

Trigger1337‎, 05-11-2021 07:39 AM
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I need tips for gyno

I have gyno and most of the shirts look horrible because my man boobs and nipple. I hate the girdle shirt or compression shirt to hidde that, it makes me sweat a lot and are very uncomfortable. The only shirts that fits for me are with embroidered letters or something with setoff above my chest...

anchotex‎, 05-10-2021 04:06 AM
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Post Obese gym plan

Hey guys. I knowa you got this question a lot here but i cannot find something that is clear for me on the internet. Quick info: I am 24, 190cm and 123.4kg. BMI=34,3. Today i made a membership in a gym, tomorrow would be the first day to start it. What exercises do you recommend to start with? Can...

grasufrumosu‎, Yesterday 01:51 PM
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Question Fat or water gain?

After 1 month of keto diet, I have managed to have a nice look. Buuuut, in the last week I started to eat high-carb: ice-cream, fruits, etc. I don't know whether I've gained water (+ I'm feeling bloated) or fat. I have stopped the high-fat foods, but I've started the "summer" menu: as I said,...

AndreiCutting‎, Yesterday 10:17 AM
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2021 April/May/June Weight loss thread

Was unsure if the original poster of the last two threads was going to create a new one but I need to carry on my journey regardless so if he does post I will remove this one. 12 weeks, anyone is free to join in.... starting on the 2nd of April post your current weight and your goal weight. 💪...

Beavertown‎, 03-27-2021 06:25 AM
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Fat loss with problems!

Hello guys Come here for advice as I’m in a rut. I have gained close to 50lb over the last couple of years, I get bad migraines, have very low testosterone and am recovering from pain killer addiction. After basically messing any relationship I had up, I have seen a few specialists and...

Farmingstock‎, 05-10-2021 08:08 AM
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Cutting and muscle memory?

Hi, I started back at the gym four weeks ago after the third UK lockdown and had really done no strength work since early January. I decided to combine this with a real effort to cut, so used a similar eating plan to previous cuts; I have learned a lot from here in the past about working out...

lfcmichael‎, 05-11-2021 07:57 AM
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Quit Smoking: Bigger Problem

So I am not sure if this goes here but I have come across a big problem and I feel defeated even going through it. I quit smoking April 1st. I gained 15 pounds since then. I have been keeping track of my calorie intake and been moving more/working out. Even if it is at home doing DDPY which I...

BlueSystem200‎, 05-11-2021 07:46 AM
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am I doing this right?

Hey fellas, Im new here and thought about branching out to get some insight for improvement on my training plan. Ill try to keep everything short and sweet. Currently 5'11 sitting at 236lb. Been lifting for about 9 months now and have made some significant strength and muscle gain. My...

bigggM‎, 05-10-2021 03:04 PM
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Exclamation Is this a good idea to start with?

My plan was to lose weight at the start of the year but I have been all over the place with my diet since January. For the last 5 months I have been either overeating or under eating (in hopes of sustaining the undereating phase and losing weight). I go on 800 calories diets for days to a week but...

Mutant12890‎, 05-11-2021 05:55 AM
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Stuck again @ 286

Started OCT 15, at 316, down to 286-284 Been stuck here for awhile. Was losing at 1700-1800 calories, now I can't lose anything anymore. It's been 4-6 weeks with no scale movement. Workouts have improved in speed/smaller rest, strength is the same or better. (I run more of a bodyweight...

snufy‎, 04-26-2021 11:25 AM
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Any math wizards in here?

Is there any way I can take my current calorie intake and median weight loss to calculate my maintenance calories? So say that I lose 120 grams per day eating 2500 calories. Can I use those numbers to calculate my maintenance?

CookieDoughBrah‎, 05-07-2021 08:42 PM
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How much bf% can be safely lost per month?

Currently at ~15%, like the idea of cutting to 12% and maintaining there forever. Assuming a steep, but safe cut (e.g., 1-1.5lbs lost per week, lots of protein, keep lifting to maintain muscle), how quickly could this be done?

bulldog91‎, 05-10-2021 06:01 AM
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Cut or Bulk

I haven’t been able to decide whether i should be cutting or bulking. I am 6’3 186 and about 16% body fat. I’m not sure that i’m big enough to have good results from a cut. Pictures of my current physique are in my gallery.

colinmcg16‎, 05-10-2021 05:40 AM
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How to lose fat fastest without losing muscle:

I have to paste this a line at a time to avoid access denied: I've been reading several large study results. I did not write down the links, but there are also articles on here that site the same studies. Researchers had ~100 per study test the following: 1. If your body fat is above...

Darkius‎, 05-09-2021 11:44 AM
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Cut or Bulk

I started back in November at 191 lbs. and now weigh 161 (approx. 17% body fat). I have been doing a 3-day split and a 20 min HIIT on off days. My diet is around 2000 (40-40-20) calories a day (averaging around 1.4 lbs week weight loss). Wondering if I should cut down to 12-15% body fat and then...

Dan042075‎, 05-08-2021 12:48 PM
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running during 5-6 hours in day after binge?

I'm thinking of running 5 to 6 hours to burn the 3600 calories from yesterday's binge. Do you think I will lose lean mass if I ever do so much cardio?

brunogouveia58‎, 05-08-2021 04:51 PM
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Health problems after a psychiatric hospital

My health problems started when I went to a psychiatric hospital. I don't know what happened to my body, but after leaving the psychiatric hospital, my body stopped responding to drugs and I have a problem with losing weight. From how it started. I went to a psychiatric hospital after I was...

ania1994‎, 05-08-2021 11:23 AM
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Your lifts with corresponding body photos

I'm looking for a place where I can see how much everyone lifts and their corresponding look. This will help me get a feel for how much I need to lift / bulk to achieve my desired look.. I think a few years ago many users used to have their lifts in their signatures so made it easier......

Ev0lutionn‎, 05-08-2021 01:31 AM
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Your ABS Routine

I have searched but couldn't find any best abs routines for a way of getting easiest 6-pack . I have started a strict diet, and now will start to work on my abs 2 days a week to get my abs showing.. (Do you think that is enough ?) On the exercises section, not enough people rated abs exercises...

bonito88‎, 07-04-2013 07:31 AM
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