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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: 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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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: 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 03:51 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 03:51 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 09:12 AM
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Change of focus

I have been a lurker here for a while and want to say I am amazed by a lot of you ladies and your drive/dedication. A A little about me..I have always been a very driven person and very motivated once I have a goal in mind. I used to be an alpine climber which meant hitting the trail head by...

solobiker‎, Today 04:17 PM
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First time bulking how to deal with menstrual water retention

I am doing my first "lean bulk" after dropping down to 133 (Im 5'10 and started bulking on Dec 26th). I started off around 2100 cals a day and Im eating around 2250 now, kind of doing a carb backloading/cycling. I have issues with water retention for around 2 weeks a month (usually start 1-2 weeks...

musclegodess69‎, Today 09:44 AM
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Will I lose gains?

A couple weeks ago my father died and I missed a week of workouts . This week I missed back day because I was sick. Will I lose muscle in my back or should I work it twice next week ? I have a vacation in the middle of april (8 weeks) and I want to look my best. Thanks

jlynn1976‎, 02-18-2017 11:18 AM
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Recomp progress pics after two year layoff + weight gain

Long story short, I went two years without training and also gained 20lbs. I've still got the 15/20lbs to go, but here is my progress so far. I went back to work full-time and really just left everything to the wayside, a bit of denial really. Super bloated, ate like crap rushing in from daycare at...

sonti‎, Today 01:49 PM
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New Routines

So I decided to write a set of routines because I’m not entirely satisfied with the “established ones” that we always toss at newbies. Do they work? Sure they work, but are they fun? It depends. Some people (like me) just like seeing the weight on the bar go up. I’ll do anything that gets me...

Partyrocking‎, 02-22-2016 11:19 AM
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How important is water intake

I keep hearing tons about making sure you drink enough water and it's the key to weight loss. I have a VERY difficult time getting water in. I never feel thirsty. I have to constantly tell myself to drink it or I will literally go an entire day drinking maybe a glass, besides when I work out I'll...

gcarey3678‎, 01-30-2017 11:52 AM
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Unhappy Advice?

Hi, im new to this, im 20, 5'10 and currently weigh between 90-95kg. Ive been going to the gym since January wanting a to loose fat and gain a more toned/muscular shape. My cardio endurance has gone up but im not seeing results on the scales. I do 20 - 30 minutes of cardio at the beginning of...

Jesssica32158‎, 02-16-2017 11:58 AM
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Women's Lifting Shoes

I have been looking to get a pair of lifters for squat and deadlift days, but the options for women SUCK. Any good hidden gems on where to find them? I would love to get a pair of Reebok Lifters but I can't find them anywhere anymore... Trying to stay away from neon yellow/orange/green if possible....

akeetawb‎, 02-15-2017 02:35 PM
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Unhappy Need Tips for a Deeper Squat... Please Help! (Video)

Hi guys! Please check my squat technique and let me know why I cannot go deep in squats? I am 5'8 tall and leaning forward a lot. My shoes are regular with hard sole and not tied up. Here is the link: h**ps://youtu.be/ImECmOv3GTY

Olgaftnz‎, 02-17-2017 02:21 PM
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Question for you guys... I do not like eggs. I can eat one or two fried (with the yolk and super unhealthy), but eating boiled egg whites or scrambled egg whites is just killing me. I try not to think about it and just down it, but it's so difficult. Literally to the point of making me...

lchoward‎, 02-13-2017 09:52 AM
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Exclamation my wedding is coming want to lose weight

Hello My current weight is 62.6 kgs and my height is around 5'3". My wedding is in may first week, I want to lose 7-8 kgs in 2 months. I workout 3-4 days a week but I am not losing any weight. I am worried, my arms and tummy area are getting big. I can't understand what should I do?? I feel hungry...

amritflora‎, 02-21-2017 07:23 AM
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Exclamation Isolating outer glutes?

Ladies, I want to finish off my leg session with exercises that isolate outer glutes. I usually start with squats and lunges and accessorize with ham extensions and glute bridges and cable kickbacks. Any way I can specifically hit my outer glutes and really exhaust them?

00Gymrat00‎, 02-20-2017 12:00 PM
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Implant advice

I've got 320 silicone under muscle, they're not big at all and I will most likely get them redone in a while. How any cc's do you fellow competitors got (Bikini&Figure)? 5-600cc is that common?

Sillky‎, 02-03-2017 03:16 PM
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Protein Shake + Coffee!

Do any of you ladies do this? Mix coffee into your protein shake? If so, how do you do it? Do you just throw some grounds in or make the coffee and use it in the place of water or milk or whatever liquid you would normally use?

missamerika‎, 05-22-2012 08:46 AM
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Any of you WONDERFUL ladies

Able to give me a quick BF estimate? I have posted in the BF thread but it's mostly guys. I have 5.5 weeks left to the contest and am 5'4" sitting at 120 this morning. Still doing the PPL, rest, repeat. So still having complete rest days. Cardio wise I'm doing 30mins or incline or fast paced...

kitpapa‎, Yesterday 07:17 AM
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Question Suggestions on protein powder that doesn't taste like...well, protein powder

I am still very new to the fitness lifestyle and am working hard on developing nutrition and workout plans I can stick to. One of the challenges I've some across is I just don't like the taste of protein powder. I think it's really more the aftertaste. I have been chugging it down and will...

chicagogirl89‎, 08-13-2010 10:41 AM
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Cool A gym prtner in Orlando/Kissimmee?

Are here any girls from Orlando (Kissimmee area) ? I am going to the 24 Hour Fitness gym on Osceola parkway. Looking for a gym partner : ) I don't do classes and too much cardio (don't have too much weight to loose), but i am very interested in building muscle (especially my butt that is...

Smiths13‎, Yesterday 06:37 AM
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Embarrassed using gym.

Hi everyone. I just started going to the gym this past weekend. I'm 5'5" and at around 118lbs. My goal is to be at least a fit 125. The probably is ive been doing cardio for the last 3 days because I'm clueless about the equipment and really embarrassed. My weight room area has a few...

MissSomalia‎, 01-31-2017 04:15 PM
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What reps and sets to look more muscular?

I have been looking everywhere but I still don't understand. I've been going to the gym for almost 6 months now, 4 days a week doing weight training (12 reps per 4 sets, giving my maximum) and 5 days doing cardio (elliptical, 30-45 minutes, 450-650 kcal). My goal is to look lean, that means as low...

greekyogurt1‎, 02-20-2017 09:36 AM
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Competition heels, I feel so clumsy!

Iím preparing for my first competition and received my competition heels (5Ē clear, no strap) and Iím such a clumsy when it comes to heels. I know I have to practice but I donít seem to get it right, Lol. Whatís your secrets? Iím not the kind og girl used to wear heels regularly..

Sillky‎, 02-03-2017 01:59 PM
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Waxing or shaving?

As some of you probably know by now, Iím preparing for my first Bikini Competition. I realize I have to do some serious hair removal, preferable all body I guess?! At least thatís what my spray tan provider tells me. Iíve never waxed before, so are there certain things I need to be aware of? Iím...

Sillky‎, 02-04-2017 03:22 PM
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Progress - too quick?

Hi all I started strength training in January doing four main compound lifts, squats, deadlifts, overhead press and bench along with some accessory work and bodyweight movements. I am 55kg and my most recent deadlift was 75kg - is this progression too quick and would I be better to slow it down...

Edwardge111‎, 02-21-2017 08:49 AM
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I really need to improve my cardio. Help!

I'm pretty new to working out regularly ( about 6 months) and while I've really improved in a lot of different areas, my cardio and endurance still suck! My gym has classes and we do many different workouts and there are exercises in each session that are focused on cardio. What can I do to...

Mag7Fan96‎, 02-20-2017 08:25 PM
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Unhappy Help!!! Rest day extreme anxiety

Hello I could really use some help. Tldr: on my rest day where I don't workout i have extreme debilitating anxiety that often results in binge eating. I'm 5'2" starting weight 235lbs current weight 216lbs. I have lost 19lbs since september eating 1500 calories a day along with intermittent...

DancerMeowMeow‎, 02-20-2017 09:57 AM
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Question on lifting heavy to reduce cellulite.

I've searched and read every cellulite post I could find. :o I understand the best way to reduce the appearance of cellulite in your legs/butt region is to lift heavy. That I need to build a better muscle base underneath and reduce my overall fat. I have seen some positive results so far and I...

ZipDee‎, 04-13-2013 04:14 PM
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