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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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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Help w/BF: Lower back/love handles + leg definition

Hi! was wondering if anyone had any advice on getting lower in body fat while still maintaining energy? I am pretty defined but lack definition in my legs (I DO do heavy leg work 1/2 days a week, including squats and deadlifts) and my lower back/love handles are my main trouble spots. I've been...

bce7213‎, 10-23-2014 09:19 AM
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Choosing the right implant size?

I'm having a breast augmentation next Tuesday and I'm still very undecided about the CC of the implants. My doctor has suggested anywhere from 400-475 but I'm not sure how to make the choice? I've lost 80 lbs in the last 2 years and went from a regular 38D cup to a pretty padded sad 32/34C cup, I...

tiadhani88‎, 10-21-2014 08:07 AM
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I need help understanding this! Anyone?

So, I just went to have a BodPod Test done to determine body fat percentage. I'm 28, female, 5'7'', 131lbs at 26.9 percent body fat. 96lbs lean mass and 34.4 fat. I'm a little upset due to the fact based on googled pics, I put myself at around 20-22% body fat. I hate being skinny fat!!!! I...

BryanChristie‎, Yesterday 07:52 AM
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Would you still follow your plan if you began hearing that you were too skinny?

A while back, I had intended on getting to 18% body fat and remaining about there. I was 19-20% when a couple people told me I was getting too skinny...one was a random guy in the gym. I listened to them and stopped cutting down. My arms and delts were actually pretty big at the time, as were my...

TrainBetter‎, 10-23-2014 11:09 AM
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Results after baby.

The 3 pictures is about 4 weeks after baby, the next pictures are about 3 months post partum. I've been working out and eating clean I'm at a 21% body fat and 139 lbs. I feel like my results are slow.. Does anyone have any ideas to increase weight loss?

MaddieClaire18‎, 10-23-2014 12:00 PM
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Smile Beginners help with Skinny fat problem

Hey everyone, I am 5'2 and currently 118 lbs. with about 22% BF. I recently have been researching about how to rid the skinny fat problem that I am currently dealing with right now. Being new to the fit lifestyle, most of the information seems contradicting, so if you could share your experience...

hklover2011‎, Yesterday 08:45 AM
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Postpartum back issues

I've never, ever had back funkiness, but since about 6 mo. into my pregnancy, my lower back is just off. It made sense during pregnancy because I had a huge weight pulling on it and somewhat so now because I get into odd positions carrying and breastfeeding, etc. Nonetheless, it's really starting...

critterbug‎, Yesterday 06:21 AM
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Arrow Got stretch marks? Read this!

HOW TO STOP STRETCH MARKS WATER First off you need to be well hydrated so drink lots of water (5+ litres per day) as the skin rips and causes stretch marks when the skin is dry and there is no elastic. COCO BUTTER Stretch marks are caused by lack of collagen and elastin which is the...

JOSEF RAKICH‎, 10-23-2014 05:47 PM
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34 and skinny fat looking to bulk

Hi ladies, Wow you guys are so inspirational! I've been walking an hr a day at 4mph for months and months, but I just started lifting at home with dumbbells (full body routine) and a few machines at work 3x a week. I maintain at 1700 cals (I think). I'm only around 101lbs at 5ft 2.5 in and look...

anbs‎, 10-23-2014 10:14 AM
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Eat eat eat, it's like a farking job..

This is just a rant/vent. I am hitting the gym like mad, I have a coach, I am working on building muscle. Lifting heavy. I started training regularly in August with heavy weights. My calories are up around 2500, I eat 250-260 C, 90 F, 150 P give or take a few from day to day but no more than 5...

TorreTornado‎, 10-19-2014 04:53 PM
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New to bulking, questions about protein&carbs

I am 5'2" and currently weigh 96 lbs. I'd need at a steady 86 lbs. for years(not by choice, that was just my metabolism) until I started working at a bagel place a year ago and put on 10 lbs. I was a stick before, so that 10 lbs. made me look more healthy. I am slim with little muscle mass and and...

AshleyLinea‎, 10-24-2014 09:36 AM
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Do you do this or nah?

I know this question has been asked countless amount of times; but Im still on the fence. Cardio while bulking? HIIT or Low Intensity? Fasted or nah? I'm a woman, so I'm more curious from a woman's point of view. I just started a bulk this last week with a pull/legs/push/legs off off repeat...

BryanChristie‎, 10-24-2014 09:52 AM
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How to gain muscle on chest?

Hi BB, I'm new to this forum but thought it would be the best place to come and ask about an area I would like to improve on, I'm female, 24, 5'4, 118lbs and in decent shape. I have a regular fitness routine of roller skating, jogging and biking every week and have just started to introduce...

JupiterMoon‎, 10-15-2014 07:21 AM
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Macro check

I weigh 175 and am 5'' 7'. Looking to loose weight and gain lean muscle. I have been doing 40 fat 130 carb 150 protein. Any suggestions??

kristafilek‎, 10-21-2014 07:41 PM
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Smile Help transforming my Legs and Glutes

Hi All, I really want to up my game and transform my legs and glutes. Has anyone got any advise or any plan examples I could follow. I really want ripped legs and a round firm bum if you know what I mean lol! Thanks Amy

aims2010‎, 10-22-2014 11:16 AM
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35 year old female...5'3...135lbs. Physique goal. Lose weight or weight train first?

I can shed pounds very easily but have virtually no muscle at all. Should I work on building muscle or losing weight first?

Jellosea1‎, 10-20-2014 03:53 AM
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Body building coach prices in Canada?

I'm stuck! Im getting prices from1,500 to 100. What is a normal price to pay for a coach? The 1,500 guy was giving me meal plan,work out plan and meal plan 2 week post show. Sounds pricey. 100.00 was meal n work out plan and they check you weekly Anyone? Help! Lol

Cathysdream‎, 10-19-2014 01:24 PM
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Opinions on Jim Stoppani's Shortcut to Shred...

I have been bulking since May of this year and have put on a satisfying amount of muscle mass, however, I'm going on a cruise in December and would like to cut before then. I noticed Jim Stoppani's, "Shortcut to Shred" program on here and was wondering if anyone else had tried this with good...

doiron14‎, 10-16-2014 10:09 AM
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Smile Help? Fit to anorexic to now fat, help?

In 2010 I weighted 56kg, I joined the gym and ate 'better' I dropped to 48kg without effort, from there I went between 48kg-52kg as my weekends were pretty crazy. I ate normal, healthy on weekdays and unhealthy on weekends. Then I started insanity in 2012 from March 2012 to February I dropped...

MrsGrindrod‎, 09-02-2014 06:58 AM
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New gym near Basingstoke

Hi All, I have recently opened up a new gym just outside of Basingstoke, Hampshire, called Optimal Health and Performance - but most know us as Optimal Gym, and we are looking to get the word out where we are, and more importantly increase our female members and following! Search for us on...

Philohp‎, 10-22-2014 09:42 AM
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New gal - motivation question (abuse triggers?)

Hi all! I'm a 27 year old female, who has struggled with weight issues all my life. A couple years ago, I dropped down to 155 which is the lowest I've ever gone. It was done through a fairly strict low-carb diet (I do it because I think it's right for me, and I believe the science behind it) and...

whirl3daway‎, 10-21-2014 10:30 AM
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I'm stuck

I feel like I've reached a plateau with all of my lifts, especially squats and bench press. I've gained weight, so I'm sure I'm eating enough. I want to increase my intensity but I don't have the energy. I don't like the taste of the pre-workout drinks and I don't really drink coffee, so that makes...

natnat5‎, 10-18-2014 10:41 AM
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Exclamation Personal Trainer VS. Bodybuilding! What's the right thing to do?

Hi All, So I have been weight training off and on for a few years now, but not consistently and not with a sufficient diet until August of this year. Now I am determined and train at least 4 days a week, usually 5. I am doing Jim Stoppani's Shortcut to shred and am ending week 2. I have...

clally‎, 10-21-2014 04:08 PM
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Amazing Wall Decals for Room Decorating

Wall decals have taken off as an easy, affordable and temporary way to transform a room, said interior designer Darla Blake of Unique & Chic Interiors in Irvine, Calif. The flexible vinyl decals come in dozens of colors and hundreds of designs, everything from animals and music notes to funky...

siniyu‎, 10-19-2014 06:51 PM
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2 Minute Exercise Motivation Survey for Psych Class

Hi! I am enrolled in a Research Methods in Psychology Class, and a semester-long assignment of ours is to draft a research topic, create an experiment to gather results, analyze said results, and create a slick presentation to show the rest of my class what we discovered. My topic is on...

HalloweenJesus‎, 10-15-2014 09:09 PM
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