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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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Smile Sticky Thread Sticky: MET-Rx Athlete, NPC Bikini Competitor & Personal Trainer: Justine Moore

Hi everyone!!! I am Justine Moore, Official MET-Rx Athlete, National Level NPC Bikini Competitor, Fitness Model & Certified Personal Trainer & Nutrition Specialist. Thank you for taking the time to check out my thread! I have competed in 14 competitions to date and have gotten in shape for...

JustineFit‎, 08-07-2013 09:01 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Teenagers and dieting

This has been on my mind for a while, and I thought I might as well post it. I've recently noticed an increase of threads by teenage girls in the female forum regarding fat loss, 'cutting' and body recomposition in general. In my opinion people should take caution answering teenage girls'...

Miranda‎, 07-18-2013 07:25 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 12:26 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Help on Where to Start

So this is my response not only to the training parameters thread, but to all those who are new or will be new with in the next few months. I know that we will get a lot of the same threads, as it seems we are all ready getting them. Instead of typing the same things over and over, I want to have...

rockangel‎, 12-31-2012 07:22 PM
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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: Realistic Goals and Competing

I always feel blessed by the amazing mentors and friends I have in my life. Just recently one of my mentors appeared on a local news show to discuss ways to keep resolutions. http://www.katu.com/amnw/segments/112345639.html I really like what he had to say and he mentioned the need to set...

kfisherx‎, 01-10-2011 02:19 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Body Fat % - What is it, and how to measure it!

In the industry we are in, and with such a focus on 'being lean', it is no surprise that everyone is curious as to what their BF is. However - in the female community on a whole, there is a gross distortion of what a persons BF usually is! So - on the request of a few members, I have put together...

Emma-Leigh‎, 04-11-2010 03:17 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Supplement section promos

This is more for the new members but it applies to everyone. Are you aware of the company promotions in the main supplement section? Not the one in the female section but the main one on the site. The various companies that sell products in the store routinely run free promos for their products....

Iceman1800‎, 11-19-2012 04:20 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Rules and FAQS

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...

PLANETGETLOW‎, 03-08-2011 11:41 AM
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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 03:07 PM
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Wouldn't more muscle make your skin more smoother solid looking?

When I had my kids I gained a lot of weight in my second pregnancy. When I finally decided to loose weight after a long time I lost it fairly quickly through diet and aerobics. But I didn't weight train so I kinda became a skinny fat and some loose skin. So I have been weight training for a while...

tamrea‎, Yesterday 09:45 AM
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Red face Random question about washing your hair everyday ?

heyyy guys this is kinda random but i don't know who else to ask. I had short hair a year ago and me washing my hair multiple times a day wasn't much of an issue. My hair is long again now and I shower 3 times a day (after the gym, before work, and before bed) and of course i wash my hair every...

gabytheft‎, 04-12-2014 02:40 PM
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Question Looking for any advice

Hi I am a complete newbie to BB and I am sure that you are all tired of hearing that and giving out your advice but I would really appreciate it and I am completely open to any and all suggestions as by no means is fitness my area if expertise. I am 29 and a mom of 3 boys ages 11, 9, and 2. I...

nicolequigley9‎, Yesterday 01:14 PM
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Question Bulking, wrong timing

I just got my girlfriend to start lifting, she's been doing all pros and been progressing well with it. Problem is it's only week 6, summer is coming up and she's experiencing the bloating/water retention from bulking...shes only 10% over her TDEE, but it was just wrong timing. She is only 5 foot...

STT816‎, Yesterday 12:04 PM
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New To The Boards: You Guys Rock!

Long time lurker, first time poster. I've been on my own personal fitness journey for just about 18 months now and finally decided to bite the bullet and participate in the forums. :) Okay, so first question: I want to get abs but not lift weights and get bulky, what do I need to eat? (Just...

werrrkgurl‎, 04-14-2014 10:40 AM
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So do you really need to do cardio?

As of lately I've been mainly lifting besides the burpees and jumproping here and there (which is really not much like once a week). Do you ladies do cardio?

Violettt‎, 04-14-2014 09:08 PM
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Exclamation Carb cycling advice!

Hi all, I am in need of some help in regards to if to carb cycle and how. I have been training solidly for a good year now, and am now in need of some real help with nutrition. Currently I am on a high protein diet and rarely have any carbs in my daily diet unless it happens to be through...

Maiaski‎, Yesterday 06:54 AM
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What is the best way to test BF?

What is the best way to test body fat? Pinch tests? Doing it on your own? Dexa scans (I will not be able to afford this!) Do you just go off pictures?

raymes23‎, Yesterday 10:06 AM
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Talking Hi everyone

Hi ladies! I just wanted to take the time to introduce myself to this forum.. I have been browsing for the past couple of days and I am glad to see that there is a category dedicated just to us female fitness freaks! I have been lifting weights consistently since January of this year and I am...

Gingerbaby‎, Yesterday 12:58 PM
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Can y'all help a sista out w a vote?

I'm currently only a few behind the top female so far! Definitely need some supps and support in my life! Will repay you in slootiness lol jk... Maybe not jk. Also reps a stuff! T.E. Holloway Guillory!! http://www.wishpond.com/sbpc/193939?container=&scid=89449&type=Merchant Edit: Here is...

EvinHoll‎, 03-06-2014 11:24 AM
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Body Building for Beginners!!

Hey Ladies! I've been working out for the past year now. I lost a tiny bit of weight but not too much being I have a very slim build anyway. I want to take fitness to the next level and do bodybuilding. I want to compete next year so I want to set some goals for myself but not too sure where to...

shainalee‎, 04-13-2014 07:33 PM
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Approximate my body fat % please?

I'm female, 5'5", 105 lbs. I just started a running program after a few years of pretty much zero exercise. a) Could someone please approximate my BF% visually? b) What kind of bodyweight exercises can I do to supplement or improve my running? I don't have access to free weights. Thanks!

denaturasonoris‎, 04-13-2014 07:44 AM
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Taking time off and Muscle loss

I have a quick question. My husband injured his arm and is unable to do his lifting program for probably about a month. He of course is not happy. I am trying to reassure him that he won't lose everything he worked so hard for. I am assuming if he keeps his diet on track, is losses won't be as...

SeeskoGirl‎, 04-10-2014 03:51 AM
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Reducing Vascularity

I would like to reduce my vascularity as I feel like there are new veins sprouting everywhere on me each day...and I personally don't like that look. My arms are very veiny, as are my lower abs, and my legs are getting pretty bad front and back. I love how weights have changed the shape of my...

RebeccafromLA‎, 04-12-2014 01:07 PM
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Is this a good workout plan??

im focusing on gaining muscle on my glutes, legs, arms shoulders and chest and keeping a slim waist to achieve a curvy look. Here is my work out.plan I want to know what you think: Sunday: upper body (arms, back, shoulders, chest) Monday: lower body(legs, glutes. Etc) Tuesday: rest...

tunegritalinda‎, 04-13-2014 05:48 PM
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Exclamation Please help, I'm stuck!

Ok, I'm 41 year old, 130lbs. I've now been lifting for 10 months. I'm very dedicated, and love it! I lift 5 or 6 days a week. I do upper/lower split. I started at 118lbs, and now weigh a steady 130lbs. I eat around 2000 or more calories a day. I lift heavy for my size. So here is my issue. I'm...

Tclinton37‎, 04-14-2014 07:39 AM
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Will stronglifts 5x5 work?

Hey everyone :) I know I have just started (did 4th workout yesterday) but I'm just not sure if it will build my body the way I want. I want a body like these girls(attached the photo) Right now I have some muscle because of the Insanity workout, HIITs, etc. I had been doing but far away from...

cat5555‎, 04-12-2014 09:51 PM
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Figure Athlete - 1st Competition - 1st Place

Contest Day Before Prep This is Danielle D'Aurelio, she is my girlfriend and the first figure athlete I have had the pleasure of coaching for a contest. I have managed Danielle's diet and training for over a year, but we decided with all the work she puts into training and dieting it was...

JordanW‎, 04-13-2014 12:33 PM
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Unhappy I'm about to give up--please help.

Iím a 26 year old female. Iím 5í4 and 155 pounds, 28% body fat (according to my handheld monitor). Iíve been lifting and doing cardio for a year and a half, but hereís the kickerómy body fat percentage hasnít changed. Nor has my weight. Or my inch measurements. Nothing has changed other than the...

Awesana‎, 04-14-2014 02:44 PM
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Pain behind knee

Ive had this problem since I started running again. Ive had this recurring pain from the bottom of my hamstring down the back inside of my left knee. It almost feels as if I may have hyperextended it. I decided to rest, ran again and it started again after my 5th mile, I rested again and the pain...

Songstress31‎, 04-14-2014 11:03 AM
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training to compete questions :)

Hi everyone :) I'm planning to compete sometime before the year is up and could use help. First I have a knee injury so trying to train around that. So some questions I have: anyone over the age of 45 here compete? Should you use creatine when training and when should you stop before a...

thornamongroses‎, 04-14-2014 04:02 AM
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Anyone had good results with Calisthenics?

I want to try calisthenics but I am worried I won't gain enough muscle and I am somewhat at a loss of where to start because many of the moves like "muscle-ups" are pretty advanced. What are your experiences with it?

sammysamgurl‎, 01-04-2013 06:16 PM
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Versa Gripps

What size should I get if I have 6 inch wrists? I am in between sizes. Would a medium be too loose? Would a small be too tight?

AsheTuff‎, 04-13-2014 08:14 PM
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My girlfriend plays university Hockey, what supp stack should she be on?

Anyways i know what a guy should be on, what should my girlfriend take for a supp stack? being a uni hockey player she plays 2 hours of hockey per day with a 2 hour team workout, and she sometimes does her own workout too. Anyways what should she take? a basic protein like Combat, a casein power?...

tylerstotts‎, 04-13-2014 05:58 PM
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Any female powerlifters?

I just wondered if there are any other female powerlifters on this forum?

poshbird‎, 03-01-2014 08:44 AM
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