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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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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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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girls what do you bench press?

just wondering what other ladies numbers are

tinktinktink‎, 11-23-2011 06:16 PM
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Thumbs up Desk Job Blues

I have a desk job...I am also writing a book...so my ass sees a lot of seat cushion! Being 9 weeks out from my first competition and sitting around all day is a TERRIBLE combination. For about a year I have been standing at my desk but my back was killing me from hunching over to see the computer...

LyssieDoll88‎, 04-07-2015 11:56 AM
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Smile what do you think of my plan? Give me some ideas pleasseeeee

Ok so thanks for reading. I went from 220lbs to 150lbs and that was about 2 years ago. I have been lifting on and off for a while now but never had a decent plan. I've been looking around and this is what I've managed to put together. If you could tell me what to add and if i should decrease or...

Abo1995‎, 04-19-2015 12:38 PM
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Muscles wanted (+ pics)

Hi, I need your advice- Iíve been working out for almost 1,5 year 3 times a week and I still canít get it done. My goal is to reduce belly and gain muscles (ass, arms). I used to be a vegetarian (5 years, till this February). I eat about 1500 kcal a day, I weigh 52kg and Iím 165cm tall. I do...

Malinaj‎, 04-18-2015 07:39 AM
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Constant Muscle Tightness in my Legs

Not sure if this is the right place to post this, but I am hoping someone can help me out. My legs, specifically (but not limited to) my calves are CONSTANTLY tight. Its driving my crazy and hindering my workouts. I foam roll, take magnesium, sleep in stupid night boots ... it is causing issues...

ch1120‎, Yesterday 07:42 PM
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Laser for hair removal

Lately I’ve noticed many have referred to Laser hair removal. Usually I’ve just shaved but when I did my first Figure competition I did wax, but Laser seems tempting as i guess it’s more permanent?! I’ve now switched to Bikini. Could someone please fill me out with some info on Laser :) Why...

Jenny95‎, 04-18-2015 02:09 PM
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Lack of support

I wanted to reach out and get some advice on how to deal with the lack of support from family and friends. I have always worked out but most recently begin taking lifting more seriously. My husband tries to be supportive but I can tell he is having trouble. I am trying to eat clean and he does...

andreafenster9‎, 04-16-2015 01:13 PM
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Subcuteous fat and weight loss.

I'm currently trying to cut and I'm wondering how to give my skin the best opportunity to firm up as I lose the jiggly fat on my tummy and slightly on my inner thigh. On my bikini line I've also got a couple of winkles of skin.I've been training for the past 4 months and can feel more muscle on my...

shelifts234‎, Yesterday 09:12 AM
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help with cut?

Im 5'1, 127 lbs and 23.3 % BF. I am finished with bulking, i gained about 12 lbs durring my bulk, i want to get down to 12-15% bf in about 4-6 weeks. Durring my bulk i was eating 2100 cal a day 40% carbs, 30% protien and 30% fats. how much should i cut my calories by? and what should my workouts...

Ellen13‎, Yesterday 11:09 AM
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HELP! Cellulite

I'm 21 years old and have been lifting seriously for a little over a year now. I do cardio once or twice a week but mainly focus on lifting heavy weights. I have this cellulite on the back of my legs right under my butt that I can't seem to get rid of. It has gotten to the point where I am...

CatherineSue22‎, Yesterday 09:37 AM
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do you need to weigh more to lift more?

Can your lifts continually increase without gaining weight? i'm always so impressed when i see women deadlifting and squatting such heavy weight, yet they weigh around the same amount as me (135-140).... I feel like i will never get there unless i continually eat more and bulk and gain weight. and...

fitfanatic123‎, 04-15-2015 07:40 AM
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Body is more toned/strong but no weight change?

Hi there Im new here and new to this i have started going hard on my plan for about 3 weeks now. I eat right plenty of protein and the right carbs As well as working out 6 to 7 days a week. 25 to 35 mins of cardio 30 Mins weights machines 20 min swim In that order I lost 5 stone 3...

amytaboo‎, 04-19-2015 03:50 AM
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Stretching question

Hi all! Last night a friend showed me proper form for several different movements, including front squats and clean and jerks (he's a Crossfitter). Both of this involve arms being up at 90. I can make my arms do that just fine with no bar, but as soon as I'm holding the bar it's really hard for me...

Cyane003‎, 04-17-2015 06:46 AM
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How far do you go to the gym?

I live in a very small town and our small gym closed a couple months ago, when the preacher who owned it took a job in a large church in a bigger city. So far, no takers on buying/ reopening the gym. There is only a small Crossfit box, which I go to a couple times a week cause I do enjoy...

rhbrand‎, 04-06-2015 06:52 PM
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Transformation Fitness Show Looking for Participants for Second Season!

The show entitled "Radical Body Transformation". is directed and hosted by James Hergott, the business director of "Generation Iron"(featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Narrated by Mickey Rourke), and producer/director of multiple documentaries and TV shows as well as a Canadian National level...

Jameshergott‎, 04-18-2015 10:12 PM
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Exclamation weight and lifting confusion?

so lately I been feeling my stomach gaining and gain 3lb but after I weighted my self I drink this fiber drink which made me lose those 3 extra lb im not the regular type of girl who goes three times to the rr I only go ones it might be that im trying to look fit but not skinny so idk if I have to...

sheyli13‎, 04-13-2015 06:46 PM
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Fighting the bulking demons...HOW!

Hey! So Ive been bulking for the last few months, slowly building up calories from sub 1600 now to 2300. Don't get me wrong I love the freedom it gives me and I have made considerable strength gains in the gym- I've gone from a 20kg DL to 65kg in a matter of months!! However my scale has barely...

GraceMullings‎, 04-17-2015 04:46 AM
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Can't get that booty. Pics included.

Hi Guys, I'll try and keep this short. I've been exercising and trying to eat clean for almost a year now, and while I have seen great results in terms of slimming down, I feel like I physically can't achieve my goal body. I'm a petite girl and weight about 45kgs and I'm 157cm and am lacking...

pastelblue‎, 04-15-2015 07:17 PM
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Any ladies out there that dont track macros?

I posted a thread in the main nutrition forum but didn't get much helpful feedback and figured maybe this would be a better place. I have been tracking macros pretty religiously for the past year or two, and saw great gains by bulking at a slight surplus to gain 9-10 pounds in 4 months. ...

floridagirl7‎, 04-13-2015 06:09 PM
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Competition Spray Tanning

I have signed up for my first ever spray tanning at my next competition (Bikini). Until now Iíve put on tanning stuff myself. Now I feel like a total amateur and donít even realize what Iím supposed to wear - it says to wear something smaller than your posing suit or being nakedÖ What do you all...

bikinicompgirl‎, 04-06-2015 10:29 AM
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Carbs the only way to bulk?

Just a quick question. I have increased my calories 100-200, eating new foods my gallbladder and stomach can now handle (there were medical issues), still introducing more and more, but I tend to gravitate more towards fats and proteins. I still get my carbs through sweet potatoes, veggies and...

Run4Kiddos‎, 04-18-2015 04:02 AM
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I applaud their efforts but

So I'm at the gym this evening, doing my upper body. Been there about 20 mins alone, which I love cause I can blast my music if I want to. Then a mother, daughter come in. Mom is the typical mom. Quite overweight. Daughter is also kind of pudgy but not as bad as mom. I can't say much,...

rhbrand‎, 04-17-2015 06:41 PM
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Summer Gear Guide 2015

Hey ladies. We are looking for some user generated feedback. We are putting together a list of must have items for summer 2015. It will be very similar to http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/summer-gear-guide-25-warm-weather-essentials.html but instead of athlete picks we will try and do something...

ForumAlpha‎, 04-14-2015 08:44 AM
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Drinking, cardio and Gains?

Hello! I wanted to go to a party later today with my friends but I had a really good leg day this morning and I dont have any calories left to spare today. Will drinking hinder the muscle work I did this morning, and will it may my back day tommorow worthless? Also I wanted to go on a run so I...

hannafate‎, 04-17-2015 09:56 AM
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Help me calculate my bulking calorie needs!

I've been heavy lifting for 5 weeks and eating what feels like a lot (about 1900 calories per day), but haven't seen any change in scale weight! I've definitely seen improvements in the gym, however. I weight train for 1 - 1.5 hours 5 days a week, and do 20 minutes HIIT cardio 2 times a week. ...

Dooza12‎, 04-17-2015 12:46 PM
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