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Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: Body Fat % Estimate thread PTII (post here only)

Pt I here- http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=147321393 We have a few members who are kind enough to offer their time giving estimates to others. If you are looking to find out what your BF% is at post in here. Remember that this is just guessing. Even using calipers, Dexa, BF...

phoenixr2‎, 04-13-2014 02:39 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: </<L.F Chat v11.0>\> Viking Milk,the secret of converting fat into muscle.

Losing Fat Chat Thread Version 11.0 1rd Thread - 2st Thread - 3th Thread - 4rd Thread - 5th Thread - 6th Thread - 7th Thread - 8th Thread - 9nd Thread - 10th Thread » This thread is NOT a place to post questions about losing fat. Do so in the main forum. » This is a general chat...

Znik‎, 03-19-2014 04:47 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: How to lose fat for Noobs - Part II

You only have to follow three simple rules: - Workout 3 times a week with weights. - Eat 1g protein / lb lean body mass. - Reduce calories to lose 1-2 lbs / week. Success is 100% guaranteed. :) A more elaborate guide can be found here:...

wave_length‎, 09-27-2010 04:34 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Metabolic Slowdown Thread

Yes, we know there is no true starvation mode, i.e. your body can never outrun a caloric deficit. What we do know, is that your body will make metabolic adaptions to combat a caloric deficit. Perhaps, your bmr will decrease, or your body will become more efficient at burning calories through...

lee__d‎, 12-10-2012 07:55 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Calorie Counting 101

Calorie Counting 101 If you are new to the losing fat section of the bodybuilding.com forums then it will not take long for someone to tell you that in order to lose fat one must eat less calories than one's body burns in a day. To do this one must have an accurate count of calories...

vismal‎, 02-03-2014 12:22 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: *** The delicious "cut-friendly" recipe thread ***

The delicious "cut friendly" recipe thread First off, much thanks to the illustrious Emma-Leigh for hooking up the the sticky on this. She is hereby awarded internets. Internets awarded! I thought it would be a spectacular idea if we could get a recipe thread up for the Losing Fat forum. The...

Insight‎, 03-23-2010 11:21 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: Calculating Calories and Macronutrients

Calories and Macro's 1. The following should be taken as general advice. It should not be used in the face of medical contraindications. Consult your physician before starting any diet or nutrition plan. 2. If you create a spreadsheet & post it I will DELETE THEM. The point is to DO THE...

Emma-Leigh‎, 08-21-2013 12:38 PM
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Any suggestions (Rep will be given)

Stats: 5.6ft, 143 pounds around the 15% BF I started cutting for the first time about 18 weeks ago and iv had some ok results. iv managed to drop approximately 5% body fat and 15 pounds. My routine is 4 days a week of isolated heavy weight training and about 4 days of low intensity cardio. My...

Jai23‎, Today 12:07 AM
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Test prop/Tren Ace/ T3/ Clen --Cutting help

Stats: 23yo/ 16-17% body fat/ 208 lbs/ 5'10 . Cycle History: 1st cycle - Test E @ 500mg a week 12 weeks.. 2nd cycle Test E 600 mg a week w/ Dbol 40mg ED This is My 3rd cycle consisting of: Test Prop 100mg EOD 1-10 weeks Tren Ace 90mg EOD 1-8 weeks T3 50mcg ED when i wake up Clen...

djkhaledtaha‎, Yesterday 11:43 PM
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September 1st to November 30th transformation thread.

Hello! This thread will be for your transformation process from September 1st until November 30th. It doesn’t matter if you cutting, bulking or just looking for motivation to keep going on your fitness journey. Hope to get from all interested in participating a starting weight and then a...

Wankelpt‎, 08-30-2014 12:13 PM
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Lifting Weights on pre-workout but food (in morning)

I work an evening shift so often the morning is the only time I can get to the gym. Obviously lifting weights without eating any food is bad, but I'm wondering if it's ok to lift having consumed only your pre-workout, since the pre-workout provides you with energy

LucidDreem‎, Yesterday 07:31 PM
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Should I abort bulk/SS program?

Situation here is I was bulking the wrong way for 8 months (bulking via isolation exercises having no prior weightlifting base and doing no legs), then was told here to get on a real program: starting strength. I had no idea about this stuff since majority of my life exercise has been running miles...

Claykees‎, Yesterday 12:18 PM
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Abort cut to bulk?

Hi guys, The Question Should I abort my cut and start bulking, or should I finish the cut and then resume bulking? The Details: I have cut from 93.5kg (206lbs) to 86.5 (190lbs), quite slowly. I look a whole lot better. I put my lifts on maintenance and haven't lost from my 1rms. Haven't...

LZD‎, 09-14-2014 06:21 AM
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New here, how do I find calories to consume?

Hello, I am new here. I want to lose a bunch of weight and after roaming these forums a bit I learned that I need to go on a calorie deficit. I read the "Calculating Calories and Macronutrients" thread but I am not sure how to calculate the exact calories I need to lose weight. The thread is just a...

FatPhilosopher‎, 09-10-2014 10:07 PM
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Help with figuring out some stuff

Hello, I just started working out again 3 weeks ago, after a 4year hiatus. My original goal is too loose belly fat. All my fats are there. I am going tomstart on All Pro's routine Monday next week. I took the 10 rep test and figured out that I lack the power becuas of deficient diet. I lost 5lbs...

zagaboi‎, 09-12-2014 10:03 AM
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Official August 1st to November 1st Weight Loss Challenge

Simba it is time for a friendly and uplifting competition for those of us who want to go beyond beach body and Super Sayan(DragonBallZ reference). -------------------------------------- The rules as follows: -Send your weight to Strobe57 via Private Message (PM) every Friday by 8pm (GMT-8)...

natethelegend‎, 07-15-2014 11:36 AM
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Getting back to lifting

Hey, I am just getting back into weights. I would love to get into body building. A little about me; I am 33, 5'11" tall and weigh 275. I was a regular drinker for the past few years but have slowed that a lot. I know my metabolism has been slowed from sleep apnea and not being as active as I...

jbonfiglio‎, Yesterday 09:29 PM
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How effective is zumba in losing weight?

If anyone here has tried zumba before, pls let me have your personal experience and opinion. How effective is zumba in losing weight? I'm trying to lose my belly fat. I'm very slim and petite for a guy but the funny thing is my belly is getting really big due to fat in that area and requires...

bluebirdseven‎, 09-14-2014 08:09 AM
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Why do I carry so much belly fat

Let me preface this by saying that I already know that you cannot spot target fat loss. So maybe the answer to this is in the question, don't bite my head off. I've been training regularly (5days of lifting and at least 4 of those including HIIT) for 3 months straight. I have had a good amount of...

Littlemisssade‎, Yesterday 08:02 PM
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I'm gonna go on a CRAZY diet (need advice)

I'm gonna have only almond milk and whey 3x a day for about two weeks to jump start my weight loss . I want to know how this might effect my LBM? I plan on lifting regularly but still worried about losing muscle.

WhamBam‎, 09-16-2014 07:07 PM
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Down 50lbs since April, indulged in a selfy...

http://imgur.com/qhJCC7a Sorry about the link, on my cell. Im 6'6", been a weight lifter off and on since I was twelve. Failed at switching to bodybuilding twice but suceeding this time. started off at 410lbs, currently about 360. Eating about 3k-3500 cals per day + a weekly cheat day....

reagansquad‎, Yesterday 02:11 PM
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Official 1 Year Fat-loss & Transformation Thread (September 2014 - September 2015)

Official 1 Year Fat-loss & Transformation Thread Who can join? Anybody who joins before and on September 15 ONLY! How to join? PM Fatzilllll - Click on my username, then click on "Private Message". No PM = No Registration

FatZillllla‎, 08-23-2014 02:30 AM
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Replacing fat with muscle? Need some tips.

So I used to weigh 253 pounds, and I am 5'9'' and 19 years old. I knew I wanted a change for sure so I ran for 2 miles every day, cut my calories to 1000 a day and 5 months later I weigh in at 181. So a little over 71 pounds in 5 months. So with rapid weight loss comes loose skin, and I have a...

loseweight1995‎, Yesterday 04:55 PM
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Should teenagers be in a caloric deficit?

I've read a lot of things about teenagers being a caloric deficit. Some people say don't do it, others say that you'll be fine as long as you don't go in a huge deficit and hit all your micronutrients as well. What's the real answer to this question? Will a deficit cause growth stunt, hormone...

GrantKevin‎, Yesterday 12:52 PM
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Exclamation overweight with little time

Im 28 yrs old im at 340 i work at a call center and i work 12 hrs a day. I try to eat healthy when i have time to cook and alchol is my weekend curse (my family is latinos) . I need to learn a way to be consistent and a workout that i can do to get back to the athletic high energy guy i used to be....

kobeystreetz‎, Yesterday 01:09 PM
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Help me Finish What I Started

Okay.. a brief introduction seeing as this is my first post. Believe it or not, I'm not new around here. I used to go by pp890, but that was a LONG time ago. It looks like I either forgot my password or my account was deactivated. For years, I struggled with my weight. At my largest, I was 247...

Pp8900‎, Yesterday 09:04 AM
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Diet help. Please read this long post!

Hi guys, I'm into week three of my diet and I've only lost a couple pounds. It seems my weight is generally staying the same. Can someone help me out with this diet? I'm 5'6", 27, 230 pounds, with 32% body fat. I'm generally eating between 1800 and 2000 calories a day. I will preface all of...

vilent‎, Yesterday 03:29 AM
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Exclamation i weigh 340 i need to loose weight fast

Im 28yrs old i work at a call center and i work around 12hrs a day, if i dont cook something healthy i usually go thru a drive thru. I weigh around 340 when i have a chance i play basketball, do eliptical and do some weights but im not consistent. What workout can i do at home to help me be...

kobeystreetz‎, Yesterday 01:02 PM
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Body fat % please help bodybuilders.

Real simple 6 1/2 184 pounds. eat clean lift hard 5 days a week light cardio in weekends. im down to around 15% bodyfat and want to get down to 10-12. eating around 1700 calories + 140 grams of protein I have noticable results and can tell people do look at me more often. i really want my...

xlncuh‎, Yesterday 04:47 PM
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Over indulging pls help

So pretty much all my school years I had a pie and a magnum for breakfast..... Lol now 4 years on I buy my bread and tuna for breakfast, but I'll also buy a 200g m'n'm packet and eat the whole lot, I keep saying to myself I'll only have a little when I buy them but just never do ;/ anyone no of...

Anthonytuhou‎, Yesterday 03:08 PM
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is the IF eating pattern something you can adapt to?

I am trying to lose 10 kg of fat by christmas, but im strugling with the eating, if i could eat IF style three relativly large meals a day, it would be better for me, than the four smaller meals i am currently eating But if i dont eat breakfast i dont do too good, i feel hungry is it...

vikingbro‎, Yesterday 03:39 PM
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Is a large deficit on weekdays and surplus on wknds okay?

Hey guys my cut has stalled due to school starting up and me not being able to control myself on the weekends. We have a lot of recruiting events and social events Thu-Sat that keep causing me to be in a pretty big surplus from food and alcohol. I've decided that in order to keep losing I'm...

shivenshiven‎, 09-16-2014 09:09 PM
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