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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: 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: 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. 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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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Injury recovery question

I injured my arm/wrist a couple weeks ago and took time off gym to let it heal. Just using google searchs of my symptoms, it seemed that I strain/tore muscle in my forearm, it also somehow seemed connected to the wrist pain. When I pushed on a part of muscle in forearm it hurt just like when you...

BB26‎, Today 09:39 AM
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Your opinion/experience with 6 day splits?

For the last 3 months I have been following a 6 day split. It is divided in 2 legs days, 2 back days, 1 shoulder and 1 arm. Along with this, a 20 minute HIIT session is added at the end of the shoulder and arm workout days. I had been doing full body workouts 4 times a week before(last 2...

schnauzer20‎, 06-27-2015 04:57 AM
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How long will it take to see visible abdominal muscles?

Hello, I am a 15 year old girl who is not a bodybuilder but would like to work on fitness/muscle tone. I swim 6 days a week competitively. My height is 5'7, I weigh about 120 pounds, I have 16-17 percent body fat. If I train every day a week except one day, how long will it take for my abdominal...

rlenard‎, Today 07:10 AM
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Recovery after Boob job?

Hello Ladies, I have lost a of of body fat and had two children. As my chest gets stronger and more muscular, my boobies look more like a couple of tennis balls in socks than real boobs (sorry for TMI). I was in the bath a few weeks ago and my son walked in and asked ''Mummy why do your boobies...

Ermintrude38‎, 06-14-2015 10:26 AM
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Lets see how many strong Wimmenz there are It is a raw deadlift competition It is in the Misc as usual inb4 beatha outpulls me :D

400Lb Gorilla‎, 04-07-2015 04:09 PM
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Question Postpartum core, things to avoid, weight belt?

Hi ladies, I didn't want to hijack the thread below about post pregnancy body but I had similar questions. I just had baby number 4 six weeks ago and I have tummy buldge. The skin is pretty firm at this point and not a lot of fat, its firm but rounded. I checked for diastasis recti and there is a...

justanothermom‎, Today 05:54 AM
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Poll Poll: Please help me know that I can do this.

If you want to know details they're written below but I"m longwinded so this top part is just the summary. I don't want to be the jetpuff marshmallow woman. I want to be healthy and I need support because this is the only place I think that I can find it. So please, if you have a moment...

chefnajika‎, Yesterday 04:36 PM
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Cool After pregnancy body

Hi guys! Hoping that maybe someone has some advice or experience? I had a baby 8 months ago and have slightly loose/excess skin on my stomach. Before having him, my stomach was extremely toned. The rest of my body is back in shape but I can't seem to shift this problem area. Am I wasting...

Louiow‎, 06-25-2015 10:57 AM
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Anyone have stomach problems even when eating healthy?

Hey everyone! So I have been having stomach problems for months.. (gas pains, constipation, sometimes burning sensation, bloating).. It usually only happens at night for some reason and I have no idea what it's from :( I got blood work to test for allergies to gluten/dairy and everything came...

summer883‎, 05-09-2012 06:06 PM
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Biggest gym pet peeve?

I saw someone curling in the squat rack today and I wanted to blow up!! What's your biggest gym pet peeve?

runliftandlove‎, 06-11-2015 12:01 PM
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Bodybuilding for dummies needed !!

Hey guys sorry to do this but this is another ask for help thread. I am stressing myself out and would really like a bit of help or a friend to discuss with or whatever yous want to offer. I am wanted to compete next year but thinking I may have to leave it for another year as I have hit a brick...

jessicaannjones‎, 06-29-2015 07:26 AM
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Competing with muscle repair/hernia repair scar

I had a muscle repair/hernia repair surgery last March, and while my scar looks pretty good (not super noticeable) it will show. Has anyone competed with a scar like this before? Is there anything anyone would recommend to use as cover up? Thanks!

Jodie10‎, 06-30-2015 03:40 PM
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Unhappy How much of a calorie deficit for a woman cutting?

Anyone have a good answer for me there's so many formulas out there and none of them give me the same answer :/ I have been told my maintenance calories is 1,500 and when cutting I should have 1,200. I've definitely seen some change but I feel its slow progress.. I'm wondering if I need to lower my...

shanonwhite‎, 06-25-2015 07:49 AM
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Whose in it for the numbers here?

I know it's a BB forum but there are some ladies here training for strength rather than aesthetics I'm sure. Shout yourselves out, love to give you a follow x

melDorado‎, 06-25-2015 09:30 AM
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Question measurements and body fat

Can anyone tell me how this site measures body fat? Im a little new to actually measuring bf%. Also how do you measure your shoulders?

raya91419‎, 06-29-2015 10:47 AM
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Bodybuilding and muscle pain

Hi all, Usually, I used to exercise hard to maintain my fitness. But nowadays I feel pain while doing exercise. As Iím very much concerned about my body fitness, I canít compromise on doing exercises, but want to get rid of my muscle pain. One of my friends told me that massage therapy is good to...

marytbar‎, 06-28-2015 11:16 PM
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Need advice asap, pretty please :)

Hey guys. So I haven't been able to get to the gym in over a week, because I had an emergency come up which kept me basically being nurse and keeping an eye on someone 24/7 in case anything happened... obviously way more important than lifting. BUT I am THRILLED to finally get back to the gym...

RTrout18‎, 06-28-2015 09:28 AM
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Smile Please help how to start

Hi girls ! I'm new to this , just a month ago I started gym and I try to eat lots of protein and less carbs . What do you think my bodyfat is? I am 25 yo, height 5'0 / about 150 cms and weight 54 kg . Picture 3,4,5 I would like to get a body like the blonde girl in the pictures and maybe less...

Lulu1490‎, 06-28-2015 07:25 PM
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Information overload!

Hi everyone, So I've read many of the stickies and calorie counting and training threads but I still don't feel like I have a clear answer. I'm pretty new to this. I've been working out for the past three years with two babies in between. I'm done having babies and my new project is to focus on...

justanothermom‎, 06-26-2015 01:08 PM
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Trying to figure out if I've been doing something wrong.

Before I started weightlifting I would do cardio about 30 minutes a day and I did HIIT training with videos from Jillian Michaels. I weighed about 128 lbs (just under 130) and had about 19% body fat. That was about 2 years ago. When I decided I wanted a 6 pack and lose belly fat and tone my arms, I...

G245‎, 06-25-2015 06:59 AM
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Smile Wanting to lose weight fast

Hi, I am 25 years old Polish girl currently living in London. I am wondering if you know any shortcut techniques to burn fat fast except for going gym. LoL!

christinaperri‎, 06-28-2015 06:47 AM
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GRAY workout tights and SWEAT

I bought the wr.up gray tights and I've worn them 2x already. Yesterday was okay, but today I had sweat showing IN THE WRONG places. It was horrible but luckily nobody saw. Do any of You wear tights other than black or dark colors? I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who sweats here Next...

Gigi999‎, 06-27-2015 09:06 PM
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Ladies how much do you bench press?

I am just curious what other girls bench press. The last time I bench pressed I lifted 70lb for 8 reps. I was reading an article on tnation that talked about how few men can bench 300lb. and there was a table there says about 1% of men can bench 300lb. and about 1% of women can bench 135lb. I...

yummycow‎, 11-22-2012 05:41 PM
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Thumbs up ARIEL KHADR - Youngest IFBB Fitness Pro

I just saw this brand new interview featuring one of my favorite IFBB Fitness Pro's of all time, the beautiful ARIEL KHADR. She moved from NY to Miami and is looking to get back on the stage. I think that's totally awesome. I loved the package she built along with Colette Nelson and I'm really...

LittleSkippy‎, 06-27-2015 03:19 PM
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Overwhelmed by advice and information everywhere!

Hello everyone! I am new to the forum and have hit a bit of a rut with my training. A little about me: I have a BSc focused on exercise physiology and nutrition, an MSc in nutrition, and am currently a nursing student. As such I have a wealth of information about the human body, diet, and...

fruitbasket17‎, 06-27-2015 02:18 PM
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