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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 03:14 PM
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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 01:26 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 01:51 PM
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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 03:51 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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: **ATTENTION**: Men, before you post, YOU NEED TO READ THIS!

If you are a father/ son/ brother/ lover/ relative/ workmate or associate of a female you intend to *help* with a diet/ training program PLEASE read this before you ask questions to 'set her up with something.....' OUTLINE FOR ASSISTANCE: 1. use the stickies... I imagine most of your questions...

Emma-Leigh‎, 06-28-2009 04:07 PM
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Why did I lose pounds/weight but not inches?

Back when I was trying to lose weight, (about a year ago, I'm starting over now), I lost about 70lbs but very few inches. I measured waist/hips/bust/arm/thigh every couple of weeks. I lost maybe 2 inches from waist, 3 from hips etc. I've seen a lot of people talking about how many inches they lost,...

cardiofreak23‎, 02-07-2016 05:07 PM
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Best beginner squat style?

I was just getting into squatting but wasn't sure what the best option for me is? I'm petite and want to gain a little size not nessessarily strength. I've been doing just a regular squat with a barbell so far.

lillacey83‎, 02-07-2016 12:18 PM
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===///Ladies MFP Support Thread\\\==

This thread is for those of you, like me, who use Myfitnesspal and: - Have no friends who give a **** about tracking food - Would like to experience those amazing feels of someone caring that you logged in, 10 days in a row - Long for someone to share your triumphant defeats over your cravings...

missladyj‎, 02-05-2016 01:46 AM
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Building Glutes while maintaining "box gap"?

Hi ladies, I was wondering if any of you had advice for me. I am having a huge bodybuilding crisis. It's stressing me out to the max because I'm having conflicts about how I should set up my routine and split to suit my new goals. I struggle to get my Glutes to grow, but since introducing...

JessieEL‎, 01-26-2016 06:27 AM
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Hamstring help

All of a sudden my hamstring day workout is not working out for me! 😂 I'm feeling deadlifts in my lower back and I'm not able to really get to my hamstrings anymore! Generally I do Romanian deadlifts with a deficit, regular deadlifts, one leg deadlifts with a kettle bell (love), and leg curls. I've...

feliceacosta‎, 02-01-2016 09:36 AM
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Exclamation Training glutes everyday but 1

Will Glute training everyday build my glutes. I know there is some talk about the recovery time for the muscles but has anybody actually work the same muscle and what was the results. I'm also eating a high carb diet what I burn I put back. Also for building glutes do you do high reps and heavy...

GoshDarling‎, Yesterday 02:05 AM
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Sweet Sweat?

Anyone tried it? thoughts?

rockymtncowgirl‎, 01-31-2016 07:02 PM
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My butts already big but not shaped at all

my butt is really big but so are my thighs. they kind of melt into eachother, if that makes any sense. its hard to tell where my butt ends and my thighs start. so i plan on losing about 20lbs but im sure my butt will disappear as well. would it be better for me to work out my big butt right now or...

shrinkydinkify‎, 02-06-2016 12:51 PM
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Exclamation Hypertropy/strength combination

Hello everyone, I have been reading about hypertropy & strength technique, but im thinking about why not do both in same workout, starting with hypertropy & finishing the set with a stength rep with a rest-pause, lets say the following: Example: Bent over barbell rows: 3x10-12 sets 1x5 set...

mennakatkout‎, 02-06-2016 08:34 AM
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Talking Intro

Hello! I'm a 34 year old mother of 3. I've been overweight most of my adult life and mostly did cardio. I've been a runner mostly and recently took to cardio/strength training classes and bootcamps. I've been suffering from plantar fascititis in my left foot so decided to back off on some of the...

kitathena‎, 02-03-2016 01:09 PM
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Thumbs up Calorie burn question!

Maybe this is a dumb question, but I really would love to know. I've been trying to figure out the best way to figure out my calorie burn during my workouts. Previously, I was using the estimates from MyFitnessPal but some of them seem really high. I then decided to use the average heart rate...

kassondralb‎, 02-05-2016 09:57 AM
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Strong Curves, keto, and recomp

Okay folks, here's the deal. I'm 43yo, 215lbs, 5'7.5". I've been lifting for a year consistently, with a month and a half break from mid-December until 2 weeks ago. I had gotten down to 193lbs, and showing good progress on fat loss and muscle definition. I was carb cycling from the beginning of...

MsChief72‎, 02-04-2016 11:36 AM
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Desk job. Help.

I'm at a good weight, 20% body fat, and I have a very well planned out diet that I stick to. I have a desk job now that keeps me at my desk for about 10 hours. I break for dinner and normal bathroom breaks, other than that I sit. I go to the gym 2 times a day morning and before bed, I do sprint...

Kmstadt‎, 02-04-2016 12:59 PM
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Food Logging Break During Bulk

Just curious about the experiences of others. I've logged my food every day for over 500 days. During that time I've lost 30+ pounds, maintained, and began a bulk. Recently my life has come to completely revolve around when/what I'm going to eat and when/how much I'm going to lift. Couple that...

StevieMaria‎, 02-03-2016 07:50 PM
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Measurements of Female Fitness Models

Hello, I would love to know what the measurements are of some of the top female fitness models and competitors out there. I searched for this but can find nothing. Anyone have any data on this? Thanks!

ElsaParis‎, 05-20-2014 12:51 PM
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Question Can someone help me:(

After I had my baby a year ago I gained 20 LBS. I've lost 10 already from no carbs and working out, a year later I can't get the other 10 off. I go from 140-137, but can't seem to get past that 137! I also have issues with bloating, and stomach craps. (Not sure why) could anyone recommend a...

maddieclaire18x‎, 02-03-2016 08:45 AM
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Where did everyone start in their bodybuilding?

I was mostly a runner and yogi all my life however I have been at the gym for 6 months and I love it. I know a lot of people who bodybuild however, they are men. I was wondering for a female, how did you start? I'm about 5'3 and 135lbs. Did you start by cutting or bulking? I don't know which one I...

kassdickson‎, 01-21-2016 07:53 AM
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Angry RANT:My Husband doesnt support my weight loss/Clean Life

SOOOO, Ive been trying to lose weight for awhile since 2010 to be exact if u look at my pics i started at 232 after my 2nd son was born. I am currently 171 and my goal is 145 for now. I prep my meals on Sunday and follow my plan as much as I can, I eat 80-90 percent clean. My biggest hurdle is my...

hazelfreckles‎, 10-26-2012 01:19 PM
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Fellow Air Force wingwomen

Hello, I am looking for other ladies in the military. I am in the Air Force and struggle with all the demands plus trying to work on my health and fitness. Could use some mentors and help figuring out how to balance all the military demands and work on me. -Amy

Amygreg03‎, 01-22-2016 03:45 PM
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debating NSL or NPC for first bikini competition

I'm planning on competing this year at a show and I *always* wanted to compete in an NPC show since that leads to IFBB pro-status eventually, but the NSL shows seem to be more plentiful in my area and I'd like to take advantage of that before going on a road trip to an NPC show. Plus I am truly...

razz2525‎, 02-03-2016 01:03 PM
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Muscle Weakness

I just started lifting weights last week. I'm in tae kwon do and not in horrid shape but it's been years since I lifted any weights besides 5 gallon paint buckets at work. Anyway, I went and did some machine weights on Sunday (second time, spaced out several days to allow for recovery). I felt fine...

Cari1030‎, 02-02-2016 10:36 PM
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Traveling!!

I travel about a week at a time for work and am looking for tips on how to stay on track. I have a lunch box to take some meals and purchased some good resistance bands for workouts in the hotel. What are some other tips that ya'll might have that will help me to stay on track and continue my...

ecole87‎, 02-02-2016 07:07 AM
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Can muscles expand without building more muscle(kg)?

I was thinking about newbies who think that they've gained countless of kg of muscle. Especially women who think they are getting too bulky after a few months lol. I mean like can a few hundres grams of muscle be seen? Lol i hope you understand :)

YouAholic8‎, 02-03-2016 04:14 AM
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help, dents in sides of my butt?

from the back, i look rectangular. I recently lost around 24 pounds, and am now approximately 146 pounds. i plan on losing a bit more, because i still have a slight muffin top and fatter thighs than i would like. in between my muffin top and thighs, i seem to be concave? i have these large dents in...

strider111‎, 01-15-2013 02:35 PM
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What to Expect When You're Competing

My long time friend Tina Peratino, Natural Pro and Owner/Coach of Center Stage Figure and Physiques has written her first book, "WTE When Competing." It's an excellent book for all newbies who are thinking about competing. It's a brutal honest account of what you need to know in order to have...

kimm4‎, 01-27-2016 04:31 PM
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