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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: 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: 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: Resources: Training, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Nutrition, Supplements, Chat & Support

' Resources: Training, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Nutrition, Supplements, Chat & Support Welcome to the Female Bodybuilding section of the Bodybuiding.com Forum. The following resources will show you how to maximise the effectiveness of your training, nutrition and results. This resource...

Botika‎, 07-09-2015 02:51 AM
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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 02:51 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 08:12 AM
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Deadlifting frequency/overall programming advice

My highest goal is strength. I do have weight and body-fat goals however increasing my one-rep Max brings me the most satisfaction. So along those lines I am trying to figure out if I need to increase my deadlift thing to twice a week instead of once a week. Currently I deadlift once a week for...

RealtorinCT‎, Today 05:28 AM
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Weights and Pregnancy

I am almost 7 weeks pregnant, and I was curious as to if I have to completely stop my workout routine, or if I can just keep doing it. I do cardio for 15 minutes, then depending on the day I'll do a different body part, some days full body. I do light weights, and high reps, some days I'll just do...

bethanyraylmart‎, Yesterday 02:45 PM
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Massive weightloss and comps

I'll just preface and say I get it . Not everyone needs to step on stage...or Mabry you think it's okay for people to do that but I don't want to disrespect anyone who takes competing very serious. So long story short I've finally lost about 100 lbs...I have and in the morning I got a bicep vein...

TheAmazon‎, 09-19-2016 08:34 AM
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Smile What can I do better to build muscle ?

So I'm trying to build my glute muscles, while only building my leg muscles so that they're relatively proportionate . I'm pretty skinny, 131lbs, aprx 5"9. Relatively narrow hips, small calves and thighs although they've grown since I've been working out, so I think they're a good size now...

QuickUsername‎, 09-28-2016 04:36 PM
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Squats - deadlifts

Hi all, I would like to know how many squats & deadlifts would you need to do for it to be effective on your ass?? I currently do 3 reps of 10 it just doesn't seem to hit my butt cheeks or make them sore. The front of my legs are always sore. I have had a trainer check my form that seem...

TrotonKat‎, 09-26-2016 01:30 AM
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Protein Powders and Timing Routine

So I have my gym membership and I started taking Protein Powders. I was recommended by a friend to try Fitmiss Delight protein powders. It was recommended as the pre-made shakes cost too much to justify paying for it, The Fitmiss brand is a gateway to get started into taking a protein supplement...

ScarlettRed‎, 09-23-2016 06:50 AM
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Does your height matter when you lift?

I'm 5'0 and I weight 135-37 but I look smaller. I can squat 225, bench press 135, leg press 6 plates of 45 each side no problem, I use 45's when it comes to over head press dumbbells. I have had people talking during my workout saying "she's cheating cause she's closer to the ground" or "it's easy...

kjc90‎, 09-18-2016 10:51 AM
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Building muscle whilst underweight?

Ok so basically, long story short I have anorexia nervosa and ended up at a BMI or 15 at my lowest. I'm now in recovery, and trying to gain it as muscle rather than fat. The problem is I lost it all really fast so lost a lot of muscle too as well as fat. I've gained to a BMI of 17ish so far, but...

Veganmidget‎, 09-28-2016 04:07 AM
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New to all of this, with ALOT of weight to lose.

Hello everyone! My name is Magan and I am a 34 year old wife and mother of 2 :) I have been over weight my whole life and since marriage, kids, college, career, have managed to put on a staggering amount of weight. At my heaviest I was 330lbs and managed to loose about 15lb over the course of...

MaganInProgress‎, 09-28-2016 06:39 AM
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Thumbs up Now what?

So I haven't been here for a while as I have been battling my food demons. It is amazing how you can control what yoi eat when you don't have negative people around you. Anyways I have hit my goal weight of 61kg and feel like I am in a position to do this now m. Where do I go from here?

Sminc‎, 09-27-2016 04:20 PM
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Are raisins okay to eat when ur trying to lose weight? I eat them a lot, especially in the mornings(in my oatmeal) or whenever i'm hungry I'll grab a hand full.

soon2Beyecandy‎, 02-23-2008 03:57 AM
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Wink Weight goal for improved glutes

Hello all! Back after hiatus. I'm wondering if anyone has input on whether I need to change weight to improve glute shape, I'm just starting another round of lifting (took the summer off due to heavy physical job) and am wondering if I should just lift and maintain my weight or try cutting or a...

SmartWentCrazy‎, 09-24-2016 02:45 PM
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Another 400lb Gorilla competition- Push Press

Yep, started another one. http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=172506761&p=1463936391#post1463936391 The prize list is not set yet as I am waiting on 5 other Reps to get back to me and a few more to decide if they want in, but everything else is ready to roll. Lets see what you...

400Lb Gorilla‎, 09-26-2016 01:38 PM
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Looking for advice...

I recently started in a new position at work, where I am on my feet for about 9 hours a day. This in itself isn't a big deal, but when DOMs from leg day kick in it's not so great. So I've been lax on my strength training for ... well a while, focusing on running and yoga. But I really want to get...

LadyLegasus‎, 09-24-2016 08:16 AM
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Smile OFFICIAL Cutting Support Thread (Oh noez, not the evil C word!) (no emo)

Hurrow everyone. Thought I would start one of these. We have a bulking thread, and I figure that after all the winter months, there are most likely others (like me) working on cutting down some. So I guess I thought it'd be cool if we posted our progress here. :) Pics are always a bonus as well!...

fitlover‎, 03-31-2011 07:28 PM
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Question Insight needed: 4.5 weeks out of first NPC and at witís end

Ladies, (and gents) I am 4.5 weeks out from my first NPC show. Of late, I am not satisfied with the progress I am making Ė I feel like I am running in circles therefore, Iím getting depressed and short with everyone because I feel absolutely miserable aka like sh*t, which I understand is normal...

MallyGal‎, 09-25-2016 02:43 PM
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Thumbs up Wether to cut or keep bulking...

I am 5'2 and used to be on the petite side. Might still be haha. I used to weight 90 lbs at the age of 18. I started lifting heavy keeping the reps low and weighed 105 lbs at the age of 20. Continuing the progress and consuming 2200-2600 cal a day, I'm now 22 and weigh 120. I wanted your guys...

JoannaMaeve‎, 09-26-2016 02:53 AM
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this was good

We need more people speaking passionately about strength.

KyleAaron‎, 09-25-2016 08:04 PM
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Am I doing enough?

So after a lazy couple of months, I am back in the gym consistently. I have switched from an Upper/Lower split to a full body workout to help with removing all of the fat I gained during my time off. I have put my workout below. Feel free to critique. I know a few people will say stick to a...

halexis91‎, 09-23-2016 08:59 AM
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Is it better to work out twice a day, or once for twice the time?

I've started a new workout called beach body guide, which basically involves circuit training 3 times a week. The first day my workout got cut off about half way, and I did the whole thing again later. The next day I was SO SORE!!! I could barely walk! But since then, none of the workouts (which I...

ddrprincess‎, 09-20-2016 06:39 AM
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Question Clueless and seeking some supps advice

Hey all! Please be gentle, I'm an absolute newbie! I'm 24, 5'11 and currently weigh 90kgs. Since June 2015 I have lost 40kgs, the majority of that was in the first 10 months. During that time I was doing about 50% cardio and 50% weight machines. I was also eating pretty clean however in the last...

TayJ1992‎, 09-21-2016 08:55 PM
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Muscle soreness

I've been doing the Strong Curves at home workout for almost a month. I really try to make sure I'm doing each exercise with proper form and feel I'm succeeding, however, I never feel sore afterward and it makes me feel like I'm doing something wrong. Especially because I did a killer beginner...

KiwiFrankencop‎, 09-24-2016 03:06 PM
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Question Flabby skin on stomach after having baby...

Ok, I know this is probably a dumb question but I had my 2nd daughter 8/8/11 and I was all belly. I've lost 37 lbs since I've had her but my skin on my belly is so saggy and gross. Is their any way to tighten up the skin or am I screwed with having this saggy skin? Please help, because this is...

FromFlab2Fab‎, 12-27-2011 12:21 AM
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Lack of Progress, Afraid to gain weight?

Hey everyone! Over the past year I've lost about 12lbs, probably gained a bit of muscle as well- but I have had not as much change as I know I should have. I workout 5 days a week usually doing a split of chest/back/legsx2/arms and non consistent cardio. I still have a pancake ass with remaining...

bseverson81‎, 09-21-2016 10:13 PM
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Best exercises for upper back pain and upper back fat?

I have terrible back pain, and yes I know I should see a doctor, so please don't reply with 'see a doctor', that is an obvious no-brainer. I'm working on that. Anyways, I have realized that my back pain is being caused by back fat. UPPER back fat. It is UPPER back pain. This is going to...

alegendawaits‎, 09-20-2016 08:35 PM
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