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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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Cool What real way is there to lower body fat? The quickest

I've been lifting for more than a month now and started to slip on my diet and eat junk food. Over the course of 1 week I gained belly fat and I dont know how to lose it. YouTube videos and websites are stupid because they dont get to the damn point so can somebody help me? I want to get my abs to...

adrianleon0912‎, Today 07:06 PM
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Crossroad in my fitness journey

First time poster. I've been on a big fitness journey this year. I started on 1/15/19 at 26 years old, 5 ft 5 in, 148 lbs, 35 in waist. I had to deal with binge eating, which was holding me back for years, and I decided to get my workout and nutrition in order. Over the past 11 months I've...

Jpass992‎, 12-08-2019 07:08 PM
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Building Muscle with LOW Metabolism?

I’m a 24 years old male who recently started lifting for the first time in his life. I’m 6’3 ft tall and I currently weight 210lbs (20% body fat) I’m trying to build muscle mass and get down to 10-13% Since last year I’ve been eating about 1200-1800 calories everyday to lose weight (I...

abel246‎, Today 02:28 PM
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When should I bulk?

Height: 5"11 Current Weight: 77kg (168.7lbs) Age: 22 I have been cutting for a while now and I have lost quite a bit of body fat. I am not skinny or fat. I just have some stomach and lower chest fat, I would say I have a decent base of muscle. I am not sure at what point I should start...

Cautious1‎, Yesterday 04:51 AM
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Dieting question

I’m currently cutting. I eat healthy for 6 days, about 2500 cal, and do a cheat meal on Saturday night and 500 calories on Sunday. My Monday weigh in is about 1.5 lbs lower than Saturday morning weigh in. But on Tuesday my weigh is maintained at my fasted weight. Why is this happening? So my...

Alvinthechip‎, Today 02:05 PM
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an interesting video I saw on maximum rate of fat loss before sacrificing muscle

Here is an interesting video that summarizes research into the maximum rate of fat loss before sacrificing muscle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTiOH6ecktE the bottom line is 31 Calories per lb of body fat (or 69 Cal per kg of body fat.) So for me, I'm at 184 lbs and about 16.6%...

peterm28‎, Yesterday 10:08 PM
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Most effective fat burner out right now?

Thinking of getting QuadraLean Thermo - seems to give clean energy and drops fat as well. Lots of positive reviews. Would love to know what you guys think.

NiceGuy901‎, Today 01:03 PM
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20M and 417lbs

After a recent ACL knee injury it inspired me to lose weight and get fit if i do not get started now i feel i never will iv'e started counting calories with my fitnesspal and bought a big water bottle for when i get i get an urge for soda or food. Diet is the first step but i have no control on...

Camm009‎, 01-04-2019 05:42 PM
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Question How much daily protein do I need? (Avoiding muscle cannibalism when losing weight)

I'm currently at 104.3 kg (229.9 lbs). I'm 30 years old and 174 cm (5'85") in height. This is day 8 of my fight against obesity, which I started at 108.5 kg. The goal is to lose 3kg per 10 days, so 30 kg by the 100th. My regiment is Beachbody's Power90 that alternates between weightlifting and...

Xavaneptus‎, Yesterday 02:20 PM
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Week one of the rest of my life

Hi people, I'm 27 and I recently hit the lowest point of my life, not just my weight but in all aspects. Without going into too much detail my nan who has been supporting me so much recently, suggested I join the gym to give myself something to do to help myself, not just physically but...

mitchobrien92‎, 12-06-2019 09:11 AM
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need suggestions on my HIIT routine

i m 24 yrs old 5'10 currently weighing 135 kg my goal is fat loss i planned a HIIT workout (30 workout and 15 Rest) by myself by searching on google and Youtube idk if these are correct there are 4 circuits and each circuit has 6 different workouts i m doing each circuit one time not...

Cnorwood1995‎, Yesterday 11:27 PM
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Arrow How Many carb do i need for a good dry ?

Hi, im Vincent ( 24 years years old ) I have been doing weight training for two years ( 1 year serious diet ). I want do a good dry ( 3 month ), I weigh seventy-one pounds for one meter sixty-nine. I need to know how Many carb i need in one date aproximaticly. Thx a lot

Djeize‎, Today 04:09 AM
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Some questions about cutting

So first off, a little about me: I have been bulking for about six months now counting calories and making sure diet is in check. I think I will be doing my first cut in about a month and have a few questions: 1. I am getting mixed answers on BCAAs. Due to my schedule, 2 out of my 4 workouts per...

Dylan13579‎, Yesterday 02:30 PM
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Strength Progression While Cutting?

Not sure what to do here. Have been lifting for bout 1.5years, am 5ft7in at 187lbs roughly 22%. Will list my PBs below for reference; I usually progress once week, 2.5lbs on upperbody lifts and 5lb on lower body lifts. A little sad, I like that I'm getting much stronger, but I draw my bodycomp line...

SpeculatorSam‎, Yesterday 05:38 PM
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Gaining weight from psychiatric medicine

So for the past 2 month I've been on invega, latuda, depakote, and klonopin. I have gained 10 lbs /4% bf on the drugs. I've been out of the mental hospital for 2 weeks now, and have tried restricting calories, but even then I seem to keep on gaining alittle weight. I was wondering if there's anyone...

Nicklk1795‎, 09-26-2014 06:35 PM
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should i cut as 18 yr old male? (Right now bulking till march)

i was 152lbs at the start and right now ive gained 11lb (would say 9 of them is muscle mass) will aim for 170-168 till march and after that cutting for the summer? pics of my physique right now :imgur.com/a/wjRuV54

Jokkeryyy‎, Yesterday 02:59 PM
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Exclamation Ate Almost Entire 16oz jar of Jif Peanut Butter While Intermittent Fasting.

So I’ve been intermittent fasting for about 4 months now. I’ve gotten far leaner than I was last winter and my waistline has dropped from a 34 to a 32. I’m a 20 year old male and I lift six times a week. I fast from 8 at night till 12 noon and typically consume around 2,000 calories a day- give or...

mattlu23‎, 12-08-2019 04:34 PM
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Hey dudes... I’m about to get into my second cut... 216ibs

Hey guys!!! I’m currently sitting at 216.5ibs, I’m 5’8 and according to my DEXA scan I did today, I’m 24%bf. Not ideal. Most of it is around my waist and inside/back/ some chest. How feasible is it going to be for me to drop to 175ish, if I start my cut in January and end around June. I...

Sam98372‎, 12-05-2019 12:09 AM
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Does alternating beween cutting/maintaining calories work for weight loss?

I used a lot of calculators and it says i burn about 3000 kcal/day. There are 4 days in the week where i am outside for most of the day and dont think about food, so i only wanna eat 500 calories on those days. I tried this once and ate around 6pm and was stuffed for the rest of the day. The...

raziel1989‎, Yesterday 05:16 AM
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Red face 2019 - November/December Weight Loss

2019 November/December Weight Loss This is picking up from the previous thread "2019 September/October Fat Loss" Everyone is welcome to come here and post your result for the week. Good Luck Everyone! My starting weight is: 161.4 lbs My goal for this thread is to lose: -9 lbs...

DebiLynn‎, 11-06-2019 10:44 PM
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Bulk, cut, or maintenance?

I am 27F, highest weight was 200 lbs. in January 2018, got down to about 133 lbs. in July 2019, and am now sitting at about 140 lbs. I lifted throughout my weight loss but not with the best consistency, maybe 1-3 times a week on average. Last month I started seeing a personal trainer. He has...

dawnmarie92‎, 12-08-2019 07:40 PM
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Working out fasted/am workout nutrition

It’s not ideal but how bad is working out fasted? Looking at reasons why I miss sessions and it’s because work. So to combat thinking about lifting before work. Thing is I start work at 8. Alternatively how would you Setup your nutrition if you are up @5 and lifting before work? Thanks

Mr.Marvel‎, 12-05-2019 05:08 PM
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Not losing any weight but losing body fat for 4 weeks now

Just started getting back in the gym. I'm eating 2400 calories on a cut. 37 years old, 6'1 304... 30.5 percent BF. Problem is I'm not losing any weight but I'm losing body fat. split is 40/40/20. I've done this before, and I somewhat remember it taking 2 1/2 months or so to drop 2 lbs a week. I may...

Endythegrea‎, 12-02-2019 06:27 AM
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Losing Weight

So, I saw a video recently on YouTube of a man who lost a lot of weight and he used these forums, so I thought I’d give it a go, as I don’t believe I can lose weight on my own, although I am 100% ready to do so. Little bit about me. I’m 17 years of age, 18 in 4 months. I’ve suffered with weight...

HarryTaylorO17‎, 12-08-2019 06:16 AM
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Help losing fat but gaining muscle mass

Hey, I'm a 25 year old guy weighing 290 lbs. Most of my weight gain was due to anxiety, something that runs in my family. I was terrified every time my heart rate got high and shied from physical activity. I've overcome this, however I don't quite know how to proceed. I'm likely sitting at a 40%...

Fuzpud‎, 12-07-2019 05:57 PM
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