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

Pt I here- 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: ❖❖LF Chat v13.0❖❖Unlocking your genetic fat loss potential, now with more waffles❖❖

Losing Fat Chat Thread Version 13.0 1rd Thread - 2st Thread - 3th Thread - 4rd Thread - 6rd Thread - 7th Thread - 8th Thread - 9nd Thread - 10th Thread- 11th Thread- 12th Thread-

EjnarKolinkar‎, 07-07-2015 09:27 PM
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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 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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Sticky Thread Sticky: Don't Look Past the Basics

From what I've been reading in this forum recently, most posters here are, for some reason, missing the basics of fat loss, and instead, are looking for some magic bullet, or worse, putting their faith in some TV or youtube guru, or some online 'trainer' who's only trying to scam their $$$. ...

ironwill2008‎, 01-05-2015 08:31 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: 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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Exclamation Just a guy trying to not to be fat anymore! Help me

I'm 22 years old 6' 1" 305lbs I would really like it if a some outstanding fit folks could help me by telling me what to do. I would like to be around 205, how do you lose fat while gaining muscle or do I gain muscle then lose fat any tips meal plans workouts anything helpful would be very...

Thatguy0‎, Today 11:22 AM
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Cutting But Gaining..?

So, I'm facing a dilemma... Before I get to the details, I'm 6'1 and 237lbs. Prior military (Army) but then suffered multiple spinal injuries. I'm on a 1000 cal diet right (Counting Calories) now to cut. Been on it for about 2 weeks and have been hitting the gym often (6 days a week) while...

Minzein‎, Yesterday 07:37 PM
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Advice - wanting to 'look good' - in between fat loss & muscle gain

Hey guys, I've signed up for this forum in the hope you might you may be able to offer some advice. Male, 25 years old, 5 foot 9 inches. ** My Story ** About 15 months ago I changed jobs. I realised that I had put on a lot of weight in a stressful job and had let myself go a little. I...

Skydivers1234‎, Yesterday 02:25 PM
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Needing a little advice about losing some fat and possibly getting stronger.

So let me give you some background on myself. I'm around 5'10 and about 2 years back I weighed 270lbs of pure lazy. I was big into lifting in high school with football and once that was gone I lost all my strength and gained sooo much fat. I'm 20 years old and almost 3 years removed from those...

DanielMc53‎, 10-23-2016 08:55 PM
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Talking Any advice for a first time

EDIT - title should say first time calorie counter :( fail Hey all, lurker turned user and would really appreciate a push in the right direction with my current fitness plan. Started at roughly 250 about a month ago and trying to get down in the range of 190-200. LWorked out for years and never...

thephantomlord‎, Today 12:18 AM
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How could I maintain/or gain size and lose my bf%

Okay, so as with many on this forum I would really like to lose some body fat I am also very interested in getting bigger but that is going to have to take a back seat I am 5'10 180 pounds my gym did an assessment (anytime fitness) and told me that i have 9% percent bodyfat but I feel they are...

Trey234‎, Yesterday 06:18 PM
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look fat when sitting down

ok well im between 13-16% bf i think i have come along way and lost 50 lbs but this is me right here but when i sit down i feel like i have loads fat like big rolls of disgusting huge greasy fat :( (over exaggeration) Why is this i thought...

Dannymck_33‎, 10-11-2008 05:04 PM
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Red face HELP! Starting New Ketogenic Diet

So, I was recently told about the Ketogenic diet by a GNC sales rep. For the past day and a half I have been overwhelming my brain with different information from various sources regarding the Ketogenic diet and now it's all a mental mess. Just a little background info: I am a 23 year old...

anjs101‎, Yesterday 07:44 PM
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Exclamation I am confused...

Hello everyone, first of all i weight 300 pounds, according to my bmr i burn 2700 calories but i started working out 3 weeks ago and im eating around 2000-2300 calories a day, i heard its unhealthy and could damage my metabolism on the long term however im not convinced and would like some guidance.

obesebutonmyway‎, Today 08:42 AM
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How much of this is loose skin?

6'2" 167 lbs, 21 yo. Lost 105 pounds in about 2 years, lost the last 8 over the last 2 years. So 4 years total weight loss. Was overweight from age 8 to age 19. Just need some honest opinions on whether this is all skin, or just some skin. I want to do a slow, lean bulk where I gain 15-20 pounds...

Abrew94‎, Yesterday 02:23 PM
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Losing muscle?! Wtf is going on?

Hi all, 25yo 5'10 guy here. Worked out for some time 2-3 yrs ago. I just started lifting weights again 1 month ago. I have been eating clean, cutting around 300-400 calories a day. Targeting at least 90-100 g. protein. And I have seen good results so far. However, my $30 caliper begs to differ....

cutterabc9‎, Yesterday 11:23 AM
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maintaining/increasing performance on deficit

would there be any benefit in calorie shifting for this? Ive seen this suggested few times before, having more frequent refeed days(like 2 a week) before or on heavy days but all my days are equally heavy in intensity. I used to do 1 weekly refeed dont want to create other thread for this, if my...

Buckyx‎, Yesterday 03:20 PM
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Omega 6/3 ratio and weight loss (study)

For those who have been researching this topic over the years the conclusions here are nothing new, but it's nice to see even the main stream starting to "get it" when it comes to 3/6 and the essential aspect of not just total energy intakes, but issues such as fatty acid ratios. BTW, I was the...

WillBrink‎, Yesterday 06:37 AM
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Talking Read this if you are a male stuck at 15% body fat

Most men have trouble getting below 15% body fat because usually out of desperation they drop their calories to below resting metabolic rate and don't get enough macro nutrients. They think that they can speed up fat loss this way but it will never work in the long run The bottom line is that...

MARCUS909‎, 10-24-2016 11:20 PM
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From Bulk to Cut

Hey everyone I started bulking for the first time exactly 6 months ago. Since then, I have gained 14ish pounds. I've basically been eating 3000 calories a day (+/- 100 ) and making sure to hit the macros I've needed (according to the threads and guides I've read here). The program I followed was...

BodySmash‎, Yesterday 04:05 PM
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how do i lost 3lbs/wkwhile not losing much muscle

I'm 6'0 321lbs and I want to be about 230lbs by 07/17 I work out 5x/wk 1+ hr weights/ 4-5 reps 1+ hr cardio I want to lose the weight the fastest way possible but at the same time I want to do it safely how many calories do I need to eat daily

bonesjones84‎, Yesterday 11:54 AM
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Am I doing this right?

Stats: 5'6, 140 lbs(more now cuz I've started taking 3g creatine per day). I'm at around 18% body fat, more or less. My current goal is to get under 15% body fat so I can start a lean bulk without getting fat at the end. I've calculated my TDEE and my maintenance is 2100 therefore I'm...

1lie2win‎, Yesterday 11:12 AM
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how do i lost 3lbs/wk while not losing much muscle

I'm 6'0 321lbs and I want to be about 230lbs by 07/17 I work out 5x/wk 1+ hr weights/ 4-5 reps 1+ hr cardio I want to lose the weight the fastest way possible but at the same time I want to do it safely how many calories do I need to eat daily

bonesjones84‎, Yesterday 11:55 AM
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Gynecomastia since 15 years

Hey everyone, Firstly, thanks for taking out the time to read this. I have been following a few threads related to gynecomastia but couldn't find a case that was similar to mine. I am 27 years old and I have had moobs since I was about 10-12 years old. I've lived my life so far with this...

carpefuckindiem‎, Yesterday 11:04 AM
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Need to lose some weight!

Hi everyone! Im a teenage guy and im a little bit overweight, I dont want to go bath with my friends in the summer because im too afraid to show my body. Im currently 14 years old and i want to change my life right now! I go to the gym 3 or 4 times a week and this is my second week since i started....

Allbin300‎, 10-24-2016 09:30 AM
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So Frustrated, can't lose fat anymore

I'm 40 years old, and have been cutting for 5 months now. I started at 203 pounds and I'm down to 180 pounds now. My body fat was close to 30% but is around 22% now. The problem is that I have completely hit a wall with fat loss. For the last month, nothing I do results in more fat loss. I've...

yasento‎, 10-23-2016 03:37 AM
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Oct/Nov 2016 Fat Loss and Motivation

Before I get this started, big thank you and shout out to Spradish for her work the past few months on keeping this going and ensuring we all had a place to check into and support one another. Sign up for the Oct/Nov 2016 fat loss and motivation thread is open now to anybody, returning or brand...

Hanger‎, 09-25-2016 03:15 PM
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What's a sustainable body fat

As I'm halfway through my cut I'm already getting a bit apprehensive about how to stop cutting. I have got into an enjoyable routine with good eating habits and I have a few questions At what body fat did most of you stop cutting. What bf% is sustainable for a "normal" busy family man on a 3...

DanLincoln‎, Yesterday 12:48 AM
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Keto Diet adding more fat without carbs

So over the last 2 years I got really fat. No other way to say it, I got lazy quit eating right, stay up late and got up early. This is my second time going though a weight lot journey. The first time was back in 2013 when I weighed in at 284 pounds 38% body fat. With a workout plan and change of...

Michaelh1981‎, 10-24-2016 11:55 AM
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Unhappy depressed

hi I want some help I weight 201 pound and my height is 173cm and my body fat is 30% and I have been trying to lose weight by only eating 1500 calories a day and it is very difficult since and I have only had like 5 cheat days back from august 2016 when I started doing this and I'm losing hope...

moonshark‎, 10-24-2016 10:35 AM
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