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Sticky Thread Sticky: WOMEN - Enter The NEW Female Transformation Of The Week.

Attention Females: Have you made an incredible transformation? Would you like to share it with the world? Enter the Female Transformation Of The Week. As you all know, we started the Transformation of the Week back in August of 2002 and it is still going strong. We want to bring our...

the_fake_webmaster‎, 05-04-2006 02:14 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Resources: Training, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Nutrition, Supplements, Chat & Support

' Resources: Training, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Nutrition, Supplements, Chat & Support Welcome to the Female Bodybuilding section of the Bodybuiding.com Forum. The following resources will show you how to maximise the effectiveness of your training, nutrition and results. This resource...

Botika‎, 07-09-2015 02:51 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Beginner's Guide to Female Bodybuilding and Fitness

' Beginner's Guide to Female Bodybuilding and Fitness Welcome to the Female Bodybuilding section of the Bodybuiding.com Forum. Whether you are new to fitness or just new to lifting weights, this guide will show you how to maximise the effectiveness of your training, nutrition and results. ...

Botika‎, 07-09-2015 02:51 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Boobs and Bodybuilding!

With the myriad of threads/ posts we get on the subject - I thought I would post a collection of threads for everyone to read through if they have questions... Firstly: Breast Cancer - Click to Help Then: Boob-loss Bodyfat and Breasts Breast Weight Loss Decreasing Breast Size

Emma-Leigh‎, 03-05-2010 12:26 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Baby Bible - Pre/ During/ Post Partum Questions

Being a female board, there are at least one to two threads a week surrounding babies... Be it from those with concerns around what can/ can not be done when you have a bub in the oven, to wanting to decreasing the risk of turning into a heifer-lump, and how fast you can resume training post-partum...

Emma-Leigh‎, 08-09-2010 12:51 PM
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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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Dietician advice and hormone imbalances?

Hi, I'm new to the forum and would really like to get some advice. Long story short, I've struggled previously with binge eating and bulimia from my early to late teens and have pretty much blown up and put on about 60lbs in the last 5 years. I am now 5ft7 and 172lbs, body fat % is around 36%. ...

kerryloh‎, Today 09:56 AM
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Smile New to this, need some guidance please

I have been working on getting in shape and getting the body I want. I want to gain muscle and lower fat. I have lost a decent amount of weight and I am pretty happy with my body overall. I want to gain muscle and lose the remaining fat I have. Do I start bulking and then go back to cutting, or do...

Co0k‎, Today 05:52 PM
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ok so I think I must start weights

Hi, I am just wondering if I am doing something wrong. I am currently 164 cm and weigh 60 kg (5'4 and 132 pounds) I started boot camp 10 weeks ago now which consists of 2 days cardio/core and 1 day metafit. I am also eating only 1600 calories per day keeping strict count and making sure I consume...

simmydu4‎, Yesterday 09:45 PM
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Wide Hips

So ... I'm 5'10. with a 27.5 inch waist and a 39.5 high hip and 41 low hip measurements... How do you ladies keep from hitting your hips and thighs when lifting weights, EX: triceps kick backs.

Thianesse‎, Yesterday 10:25 AM
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Went for help with a trainer here

I have been frustrated with my body, not having any transformation. So I decided to not work with people online because I thought, I need a trainer to help me get the exercises right in person or something. So I spent $700 with a place here, where I got 8 training sessions and a nutrition plan....

mamaherrera‎, 04-25-2016 10:48 PM
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500 lb. club

How many of you ladies would be able to be part of the 500lb. club? You've probably heard of 1000lb clubs at gyms, a group of guys primarily that can lift 1,000lbs from a combination of 3 exercises: Deadlift, bench press, and squat. I was looking for females at my gym that would be part of the...

FameGirl‎, 01-18-2008 02:55 PM
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Macro experiment for my first actual off season

A lot of you girls know I've been a competitor for the past few years and done well with it. But I only really started working with macros 2 years ago (I don't necessarily have the experience that some may assume I have, lol). My first year I kind of did things on intuition... so I'm not super...

ProYeo‎, 04-27-2016 09:34 AM
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I need a good running shoe,any suggestion?

I need a good running shoe,any suggestion?

sarazhang921‎, Today 07:12 AM
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Should I compete

Hi everyone, I want to try my hand at a figure competition. I'm looking to compete in October. I'm 5'3 sitting at around 176lbs between 29-31% (I used the handheld machine and I know they have a couple percentages in error). Since, I'm 24 weeks out I'm wondering if I should bother trying this...

lexiscott92‎, 04-27-2016 01:08 PM
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lower abs

When i flex my abs i can see my upper abs but not my lower abs, whats the differnce between upper and lower abs that means i can't see my lower abs. Is it diet or do i need to focous more on exercises specifically for the lower abs like reverse crunches. How does everybody else train their lower...

dollyisfit‎, 04-26-2011 08:57 AM
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Best running shoes?

I need new running shoes, I am thinking about getting some of those Shape-up shoes to see if they work, but those are NOT running shoes, and from what I have read they will makes your feet/ankels hurt if you try to use them as such. I have over-pronated feet and was wondering which shoes you...

Jpenn89‎, 04-17-2011 05:30 PM
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Finding a coach

Hey everyone, so i'm in the market for a coach to help me further my dreams of a powerlifting/competing career. I was curious if there were any questions or warning signs you all can advise for me to look out for. any help is greatly appreciated as i've been through 2 ****ty coaches and i dont...

awwsumr0cketz‎, Today 06:28 AM
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Question Pants tight

I have been lifting very heavy and running everyday.. however my jeans are very tight and they somewhat ride down my thighs, im always tugging at them. They are cut low but they are not fitting me the same anymore. I lift 4 days a week 2 upper 2 lower and run 6 days a week. Is this normal

robinebc‎, Yesterday 02:21 PM
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Gained 10 pounds???

I'm on my third day of my period and I weighed myself this morning. 147.. when I'm normally 137???? Uhhh.. I can't have 10 pounds of water weight...

bellabow‎, 04-27-2016 06:10 PM
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How Do You Prefer to Bulk/Cut

I am just beginning a bulk in the hopes that it will help get me out of this plateau I seemed to have reached with my lean mass, however I am not entirely sure how to go about doing it because there is so much less information out there about female bodybuilding than male bodybuilding. What has...

brookegraczyk‎, 04-23-2016 04:07 PM
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How many cycles does it take to break the skinny fat spell?

I've been working out 6 days a week since 1 feb 2015 and counting macros. When I began, I wanted to cut and was doing HIIT and using low weights without progressive overload. I cut this way in a low carb diet, lost my period and then I realized I was going nowhere. Basically I looked the same way...

danieosro‎, 04-26-2016 08:35 PM
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Too impatient?

I weighed myself this week and not a single lb lost....it is my first week back at a gym but I thought I'd see at least a lb gone. I do mostly compound weights and then a bit of cardio at the end. I eat high protein, low carb....maybe I'm just expecting too much already. I hate the body I'm in...

kbar314‎, 04-23-2016 08:21 PM
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Red face Females bodybuilding with PCOS, I NEED help!

Hi! My name is Marissa, I'm 22 years old and was diagnosed with PCOS When I was 18 years old. Unfortunately it runs your life. But I'm on the uprise of taking my life back over. I just am having some troubles moving forward and need advice from others! My condition makes me have to back off of...

MMOSTER‎, 04-24-2016 07:52 PM
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Shopping for clothes

Where do you ladies buy your clothes?? I'm starting to have a hard time finding dress clothes that fit my back and arms without being super loose everywhere else. And affordable gym clothes??

Brittanyh812‎, 04-24-2016 05:02 PM
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HELP - Female Bodybuilding and Anabolics!

Please help. (uk) I am a female bodybuilder, not professionally however I have been training to increase muscle mass and maintain symmetry for years. It is my ultimate DREAM to compete within the female HEAVYweight division (Not physique) some day. Now of course I am not stupid, I am fully aware...

grimsleeper13‎, Yesterday 06:26 AM
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Help!? The age old questions:- Cardio Vs Strength Training

Okay, so I am sure this question is going to cause a few sighs and eye rolls, but please bear with me as I am new to all this and am looking for guidance. So, my main question is the obvious, which is best? Cardio vs strength training. I am trying to lose weight but also tone up, but I have read...

Lilley13‎, 04-25-2016 11:05 AM
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noobie question (bulking and cutting at the same time)

I have heard that when one first starts training it is possible to simultaneously bulk and cut, is this true? My trainer wants me to put on 3lbs in a month and maintain body fat (which is currently 18.5%) but I wouldn't mind dropping it a little, I definitely don't want to gain any (he doesn't...

f00d‎, 04-26-2016 08:15 PM
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need help with a better leg split

Hey all -- Was hoping someone could suggest a good leg split for an intermediate strength level... I like to workout HARD but my leg days are way too much. I am dreading going to the gym on leg days which I try to do 2x a week. Here is my leg work out: 5 sets of ATG squats, pyramid (2 are...

helloyou123‎, 04-26-2016 06:05 AM
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New here - need some direction

Hello everyone. My name is Jackie and I'm a 23 year old mom. I just finished my nursing program and I'm really ready to get into the best shape of my life. I've done a bunch of unhealthy dieting in the past (too restrictive with calories, etc, fad diets, etc). I just want to be healthy and...

iPinkMink‎, 04-20-2016 10:41 AM
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Cool Help!

Okay, so I want to build lean muscle mass! I also have some particular fat areas I want to get rid of! (I know you can not spot reduce) but I am not happy! What work outs should I be doing and what should I be eating? cardio? I keep getting different answers! I am 5'2, 123 lbs Right now I usually...

kimmybug08‎, 04-22-2016 02:32 PM
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