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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 08:22 PM
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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 08:25 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 03:19 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 05:20 AM
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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: 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: 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 04:17 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 03:14 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 09:12 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 04:07 PM
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Contest Prep

So I'm 2 weeks out from my first bikini contest. So of course I'm in the cutting stage. I'm feeling flat and not seeing definition. Is that normal to feel that way so close to the day? This is all new to me and I don't know what to expect!

Jacyhowe‎, Today 08:52 AM
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Meal Plan

I am totally new to the world of fitness. Anyone have a fat shredding eating plan that works for them that they are willing to share? I have over 100 lbs to lose.

leanmita‎, Yesterday 08:15 PM
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Red face Workout music

Hi everyone, Just wondering what everyone listens to at the gym? Can anyone recommend any radio channels or apps and albums that are good to work out to? I've exhausted all my playlists and am starting to get bored. I normally enjoy listening to either heavy metal or anything with a fast beat....

cmmurrell28‎, 04-24-2014 01:07 AM
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How to find good coaches

I wrote this in my blog, but decided to post this up here as well. My hope is that it will give some direction when looking into hiring a good coach and that others will share, not only what they look for, but their experiences with coaches as well. I have noticed that with the over...

rockangel‎, Today 03:07 PM
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Gift for someone about to compete?

My friends bday is the day before her bikini comp and I wanted to gift her something to help her out with the comp. Any ideas from veterans here? Something you loved having the day of the competition?

Nsm22‎, Today 12:56 PM
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Intuitive Eating versus Macro Counting

Hi ladies! I have a question concerning intuitive eating versus counting macros and calories. Until a few months ago, I had been intuitively eating for about 4 months. Coming from someone with an eating disordered background, this was amazing to me as I managed to completely separate food from...

sigen92‎, Today 07:40 AM
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How much does sleep (or lack of) effect your progress?

Hello everyone! Dumb question maybe...I know how important sleep is, but someone mentioned to me that my lack of sleep may be why my weight loss has stalled. I get about 4-5 hours a night of deep sleep. (due to restless leg) I have been working out for over a year now. I weight lift 5-6 times a...

jehammer99‎, 02-10-2015 11:52 AM
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Unhappy Feeling Lost - Cannot commit to a goal

Hi guys, I apologise in advance for starting ANOTHER thread like this :( (I know a lot of people ask similar questions) but i feel like i need a more specific opinion tailored body. I have been underweight in the past (6st ish, because of an eating disorder) I've found that lifting weights really...

Rome1994‎, Today 07:31 AM
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Red face Need honest feedback on progress!

I am competing in my first NPC bikini competition in a little over 6 weeks. It isn't allowing me to post pictures on this post, however I just posted some progress pictures ranging from 18 weeks out to 7 weeks out on my page. I am relaxed, not flexing in any of the photos except the two that I am...

price2getmomfit‎, 02-26-2015 09:30 PM
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Need some help figuring out my ideal "category" for my first show and....

Some tips on interviewing a nutritionist. I have a few local nutritionists + a local pro level bodybuilder I met at the gym that I will be talking to this week in regards to helping me design a nutrition plan to gear up for my first competition.. What questions should I ask to test their knowledge...

Psychdockelly‎, 11-13-2014 08:22 AM
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Unhappy College student weight gain

Hello Everyone, it's been years since I've been on here. When I first started on here, I was heavily into health and fitness and weight training. But then, I got to college, and it's my 3rd year and I've gained around 20 pounds. Now, it's super hard for me to lose the weight. I feel like I have no...

channelly210‎, Yesterday 08:55 AM
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Introducing myself

Hi, I'm Ally and I just created an account. I've been lurking around bodybuilding forums since forever, getting info on supplements, mainly. I am a big Lyle Mcdonald fan, and I also consider myself a modest biohacker. I'm also a "I'll try anything once" kind of girl. Right now I'm in a horrible...

Ally5‎, Yesterday 10:43 AM
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Smile Hit a Plateau

I have been on a good eating plan and training for 8 weeks now and I have lost 7kg so far. The last 2 weeks I have not had any change in my weight at all. I have plateaued. I have upped my training/cardio to a bit longer per session to get faster results but this has not happened. My Cal intake...

Klaudva‎, 02-26-2015 08:13 PM
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Beginner with weight training- some advice pls

Hey guys So I joined GoodLife primarily to get a trainer to teach me - well anything really when it comes to my goal because I didn't know where to start. My primary goal is to gain muscle. I am 22 % body fat, weigh 115 lbs and I'm 4"11 1/2. I just want to become more lean. So I bought the 6...

Krissypantz‎, 02-14-2015 05:04 PM
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Gym buddy?

Ok so this is probably the most random question of the day...maybe,but how would you acquire a gym buddy? I'm on campus and it's starting to get colder which means my refuge is lifting it up lol! Anyway, so there are alot of guys on campus who are buddied up for the colder months and most of the...

putthatworkin‎, 10-08-2013 11:04 AM
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Angry Getting fit after a baby! Help!

I'd like to get into the body building world, and need help starting out. I've never been huge on exercise, and have always been in the larger side. At one time I weighted 300 lbs, and then somehow I lost 100 lbs, but then I had a baby, and all of it come tumbling back into my life. I love weight...

missymarie214‎, 02-20-2015 07:10 AM
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When should I change it up?

For 9 weeks of my program, I slacked on diet. I was uneducated and wasn't seeing results. Since switching to a clean diet for three weeks, I've been leaner and feel so healthy. Very mad at time lost due to poor nutrition. But, I wanted to start training hard for the next 12 weeks by increasing...

Minirooper‎, 02-20-2015 12:35 PM
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Calories & Nutrition Advice?

Hello, I'm a 16 year old girl and started working out September 2014. Currently, I weigh 117 pounds and am 5'5" or 5'6" and do body-weight strength training for an hour every day. I'm a vegetarian and have more recently decided to reduce sugar & junk food in my diet. I'm not very athletic...

Chasseresse‎, 02-18-2015 01:34 PM
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New to fitness. Few questions

Hi there, I'm relatively new to fitness. I think I'm in good shapebut I'd like to tone up and build some muscle in a few places. I'm approx 135-138lbs and 5 foot 4. I've been exercising on and off for quite some time and there's a few things that confuse me particularly about nutrition. I've...

stephlyn1988‎, 02-23-2015 08:05 PM
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Smile Next Steps? Suggestions Please.

I have 1 week remaining of the Simply Shredded program and am wondering what I should be doing next. Should I just start the same program over again and try to increase the reps of the weights I'm at right now? Also, I'm hoping to be able to lose some fat in the upcoming months and just...

goodwench‎, 02-26-2015 05:34 PM
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Air National Guard - to join or not to join ?

I am still in college, pursuing an IT degree, but I would be interested at being a part time "weekend warrior", if possible. Could this be the right organization to join? I would love to hear the pro's and con's about it.

Summersalt‎, 02-27-2015 01:35 PM
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Lightbulb I've had big calves my entire life. Not convinced it's genetic. (Is it?)

Would anyone like to share tips or personal stories on how to lose weight/decrease body fat percentage or more specifically, slim down their CALVES and thighs? (Note: Emphasis on calves.) I've resorted to posting on this forum, since I'm feeling a bit desperate and confused. I've only started...

wkandinsky‎, 02-26-2015 07:11 PM
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Vice article

Round about a month or so ago, had a guy posting all over the forum about an article http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=165848661&highlight=Vice%20article I saw the writing on the wall and thought how biased it was and then the article came out ...

rockangel‎, 02-24-2015 12:27 PM
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Question Sports Bra's

anyone recommend a good sports bra that supports through high impact cardio for a bigger chested woman?

ashleyj989‎, 03-25-2012 05:25 PM
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Question First show

I'm thinking of doing my first show in June or July this year, probably competing in figure. I'm currently about 129lbs 5'6ish ... I'm just wondering if anyone has any advice about dieting, cardio, workouts, suits, shoes, anything really. I'm new to this but so so passionate about it. I really want...

Stefshoo‎, 02-26-2015 10:38 PM
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