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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 10:02 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 02:16 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

VKs0oEIVOck VKs0oEIVOck First time embedding a video, so bare with me.

Junsuiakai‎, 08-06-2017 10:10 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 09:31 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 09:12 AM
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Exclamation [HELP] When should I drink water after Cardio from Gym?

I'm 14 and my weight is 143 lbs . My BMI is normal 21.6 My BMR is 2,364 kcal. I'm really discipline about my diet and I don't eat any junk food or any fattening fat like those fat obese guys do. I eat only about 1450 colories everyday with no cheat day for 2 months now. So basically,...

LightspeedUch‎, Today 07:44 AM
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How to weigh on a bulk

Just come off a long cut, I have been adding 200Kcal a week so I went from 2000 to 2400 which is my maintenance. I should of weighed myself at the beginning but I forgot. I tried to start weighing myself but my weight has jumped up from 75.5KG to 77.5KG which I believe is water weight. Does it...

Cautious1‎, Today 07:41 AM
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Discouraged with fat loss process, need help

I hate to post another one of these topics on the forum but I am genuinely looking for advice and would be willing to hear everything. I am 18 years old, 6'0, 192lbs, 20-24% BF(?). I workout 5-6 times a week, mainly weight training, cardio, and sometimes HIIT. I use a Fitbit to track steps,...

NoewUH‎, Today 05:56 AM
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Need help to drop weight and lose belly fat - Age 37 / 184lbs

Hello All, I apologize if this topic has been belabored here in the past, but like most people, I believe that I have a unique issue and need some particular advice. Last year at this time I was 197lbs. I went down to 187lbs over 2 months of doing Keto/Cutting Calories. Then I was able to...

tdey1618‎, Today 07:13 AM
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Reverse Diet...stuck

Hey everyone, I am a 27 year old female, 5'9 160 lbs. I am probably about 25-26% body fat. I have been working out for about 6 years now. I have a background in mainly cardio with some weight lifting but for the past 6 months I have been doing mainly strength and resistance training. 6 years ago I...

Jesusgirl92‎, Today 07:08 AM
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383lbs and recommended daily calories query

Hi all, Aiming to transform body and get fit. Currently my recommended daily calorie intake is 2400 with an aim of losing 2lbs per week. I can achieve this easily with junk food! But being disciplined and eating clean food seems like a lot - would I be shooting myself in the foot if I'm...

wardy83‎, Today 03:10 AM
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Weight Loss help!

I was truly inspired by wet breasts. I am 5 foot 11, and about 400 lb. I am 3 weeks into a workout regimen, and dieting. I am looking for a easy-to-follow diet that isn't too scientific. Everywhere I look makes it seem like you need a Ph.D to lose weight. Any help would be much appreciated. I...

Mistamet87‎, Yesterday 04:49 PM
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Question about why My weight isnt going down

About 7 weeks ago i decided to start living a healthy lifestyle, gave up smoking, junk food, and got back to the gym. I started at 230. After about 4 weeks i got down to about 210. My caloric intake was 1700-1800 a day. 150 g protein, 180 g carbs, 60 grams fat, 30 g fiber on average. However,...

UkrainianLift‎, Yesterday 11:36 PM
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Losing fat

I'm about 5'8" and 162 lbs. My goals are not the same as most people here. I used to be overweight by a little bit and dropped it all. I'm very active and healthy and even though it doesnt look like it from the pictures, Im pretty fit. My strength and endurance is good from bodyweight exercises,...

xil1821‎, 07-02-2017 07:35 PM
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Having trouble losing weight as a 13 year old

I’m a 13 year old kid that weighs about 160 and having trouble losing weight. I workout 6 times a week but don’t really have cardio days. I take a protein shake which I don’t if it is helping or it’s making worse. I just need more knowledge on how to lose weight and just a little help would be...

huayhuiii‎, Yesterday 09:17 PM
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Need help please confused in bulk or cut

Hello everyone i just needed some advice I have been losing my fat from 92kg (202 lbs) My bodyfat according to online bmi shows 22 at the weight of 70kg (155 lbs) My height is 177cm 5.8ft The thing is i cant lose fat from my chest and belly even after dropping 22kg (48 lbs) and after...

AZ927‎, Yesterday 03:04 PM
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Unhappy Morbidly Obese - Seeking Any and ALL Advice

So I've never posted on a forum like this before, I might be oversharing but I feel like expressing all of this openly will help me come to terms with the fact that this is real.. Before I begin my journey this weekend, I'll be taking progress pictures and perhaps even doing weekly video...

Dsmith411‎, Yesterday 12:00 PM
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Different tape measures give different measurement readings?

So I know that you need a fabric, non-stretch tape measure to take accurate measurements. I have two fabric, non-stretch measures, but one is very thin (about 1/3 of an inch) and the other is almost an inch wide. The thinner tape measure gives me measurements of 1/2 an inch smaller than the...

rlouise94‎, Yesterday 04:13 PM
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Help! 9 months of muscle loss

Desperate cry for help. Over last 9 months, all of the muscle I built the prior year since I started lifting has come off. I got my body fat to 3% and once I started eating more, seem to be stuck between either rapidly gaining fat or losing muscle tone. I’m 30/5’7/currently 138 10% body fat. I...

cdcp‎, Yesterday 07:20 AM
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Unhappy (Srs) Can i look like Zac Efron from the Baywatch movie ?

Do i have the propotions to turn this mass into that ? Iam the same height too.

Ozano305‎, Yesterday 09:21 AM
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Novice need help

Hey guys I’m new to the whole lifting world. I’ve lifted and gone to the gym for years now but never took it serious enough to see real changes in my body. I’m 25 191 pounds and I don’t know my body fat but definitely high in fat would guess around 40%. I was wondering what supplements I should...

odubs20‎, 02-24-2020 06:38 PM
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Alcohol and fat loss

Ok so I am looking to get to 10% bf and I am roughly at 11%. I drink a single whisky most nights and I am still in a moderate deficit (~500kcal) Will the alcohol affect my ability to get down to 10%? I heard that alcohol stops fat metabolism but surely if I am in a deficit I'll still be losing...

themorganator4‎, Yesterday 04:20 AM
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Am I going about my lean bulk correctly?

Hopefully this is the appropriate forum to post this in. Around August I had began to start a lean bulk after recently finishing a cut in which I went from 180lbs to 155lbs. It took lots of trial and error to figure out how many calories I needed to eat in order to gain on my lean bulk because my...

jayclark32‎, Yesterday 12:07 AM
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Continue to Cut or Bulk?

I’ve been cutting for ages now and i’m itching to bulk as I feel skinny. Age: 22 Weight: 74.7KG Height: 5”11 Neck: 36.8cm Waist: 80cm Hip: 87.6cm

Cautious1‎, 02-15-2020 03:29 AM
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I'm back, fatter than before.........help!

OK, I had been on here about a decade ago and was trying to lose weight/get stronger, but didn't have much luck on the weight loss side of the equasion, then had money and health issues (both mine and Mom on the latter) that caused me to walk away and managed to gain weight, even while I was still...

BJoe‎, 12-26-2019 11:00 PM
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No cardio fat loss

I used to think cardio was the biggest deal on earth. I would spend hours upon hours on a weekly basis on stair Masters and treadmills and all that crap. Then I got into HIIT cardio for a couple of years. I mean just look at all the cardio queens at your gym. Do they look ripped? any of them...

jdesey‎, 02-20-2020 07:58 PM
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Cut or bulk?

I'm currently 5'9 and about 153 lbs. I cut from 181 to 153 since September. My goal was to cut until 140 lbs since my chest fat is really stubborn or I might have gynecomastia. But a situation came up and I won't be able to access the gym for a good 10 weeks. So what should I do in this situation?...

Alvinthechip‎, 02-24-2020 02:00 PM
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How often do you have to lift in order to preserve muscle while cutting?

I'm doing OMAD with about a 1200 calorie per day deficit and I'm concerned about losing muscle after my winter bulk. During my winter bulk I was doing a 3 day split hitting each muscle once per week. Would continuing this be enough to not lose any muscle gains during my cut? Or should you be going...

Wife Beater‎, 02-21-2020 01:21 PM
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I need to lose 4 inches off my waist by April-June

I potentially have a job interview coming up. My suit no longer fits me at all. If I do get the interview it could be in April, May June. Assuming I have to do the interview in April. Is it realistically possible that I could shrink my waist that fast? I'm 19 years old and I'm currently around 180...

AzzyArslan‎, 02-22-2020 04:17 PM
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Arrow Is my body in good shape to start gym? [Body Pic]

I'm 14. I don't go to gym. Soon, I will start going to gym. As of now, I play basketball with my school team everyday in evening and I eat a bit less amount of food to not get fat and gain weight. I'm an athlete of my school and I am a long distance runner. I'm 145 Pounds . My BMI is normal...

LightspeedUch‎, 02-21-2020 03:04 AM
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