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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: ❖❖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 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: The Science of Fat

To start off ->> A few links for those who want to learn more about adipose tissue on a physiological basis (how it works... and how to get rid of it)! Fat Metabolism The basics of fat storage EndoText -Regulation of Energy Expenditure "...Humans gain or lose weight when a mismatch exists...

Emma-Leigh‎, 08-06-2010 06:53 PM
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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: 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 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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Flabby mummy looking for weight loss advice

Hi guys I'm probably in the wrong place,but I thought you lot would be the best people to ask. This is long please bear with me. Basically I had two babies in two years,I'm 5ft 7 and have always been around 11 stone.,eaten what i wanted,as my job was very physical so I kept it off. (Was happy...

Ohbehave84‎, Today 12:22 AM
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Can I go for a cut ?

Hey guys, my name is Jonas and 5months ago I started my bodybuilding journey. I went on a lean bulk those 5 months. I made very good progress and I`m really proud of myself. After I finish my final exams next month, I have 2months of spare time, without any work or university stuff to do....

Fugashu‎, Yesterday 11:44 AM
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Lost some weight, what now?

I posted this on another part of the forum, but I'm not sure it was the best spot. Feel free, admin(s), to flag one or the other, and I'll be more than happy to delete one. Three years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer -- I've never smoked or done drugs and have tried to maintain a healthy...

nlmiller‎, Yesterday 08:33 PM
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Dealing with HUNGER

I'm trying to lose fat. I have researched and calculated my BRM as 1800 and my TDEE as 2160. I decided to try to cut fat by using a deficit of 20% which is around 1750 calories per day. I'm going with a balance of 40% protein, 30% carbs, 30% fat. So I'm confident that these things make sense. ...

yasento‎, Yesterday 07:58 AM
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How to actually drop belly fat?

Hello, I have been working out for a little over a year now and I have lost 47 lbs. Before I was considered obese but now according to the online charts i am at a "healthy" weight. But now that I am at a healthy weight I still don't have a "tight" core. My gut is still flabby. I am not exactly...

nkhurhahs‎, Yesterday 07:09 PM
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I need help to get my life on track I way about 320

Help me make a difference in my life I feel down all the time I don't feel like my self. I do work outside all the time I'm not stuck inside the house but I also feel like I'm hungry all the time and I don't no what to do and I am getting married on October 7 2017 I want to make my wife proud of me...

Bigcountry2789‎, Yesterday 11:35 PM
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Don't understand

So I I tried to loose fat expecially the hip and belly area. I would eat banana protein Greek yogurt for break fast lunch I'd work out then eat canned chicken pb tangerines and some peanuts dinner I'd eat a sub or somthing with chicken. The workouts I was doing was 3 times a week I'd do springs for...

Derekhollister‎, Yesterday 07:00 PM
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Red face belly fat, abs and BMI

Ok so I have a mummy tummy. I am 30 yrs old, current weight 56.9kgs and 165cm in height. I am trying to get a flatter belly. I have been cutting for the past 8 weeks and have managed to drop 3.5kgs. (Slow and steady) I know in order to see abs you need to loose weight but according to my BMI if...

simmydu4‎, Yesterday 05:04 PM
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Fat Loss Diet at Summer Camp

Hello I am working at a summer camp. As such my control of diet is very limited, i.e. what the mess hall severs. My question is what would be some every simple tips to apply in order to control my diet, lose weight etc. There is a salad bar and fruit. Also I do drink a protein shake after I...

kwettig‎, Yesterday 06:37 PM
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calorie intake question

I'm a 19 year old female, I weight 130 and I'm 5' 2". I do about 10 minutes of cardio everyday and 30 minutes of weight lifting. How many calories should I be intaking. My "Loseit" app has me set at 1,168.

beccarand‎, Yesterday 03:13 PM
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Jack Diesel Time! Return of the Shred Competition

Good evening all. I am back after a long hiatus. I have went through quite a bit since I last posted routinely on this board. LOTS of injuries for the most part. As a result, I have got pudgy and soft. THIS CANNOT DO! I need some extra motivation to get back in the gym/outside and hold myself...

bigollie2006‎, 06-28-2016 08:20 PM
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182lbs at 5'9, good enough to cut?

Considering i'm not fat and most of that weight is muscle mass, do you think I'll look good once I reach 11-12% bf or should I gain a little more weight?

lks7‎, Yesterday 04:51 PM
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June 1- Aug 2 2016 fat loss and motivation thread

Sign up for the June 1 - Aug 2 fat loss and motivation thread is open now to anybody, returning or brand new. It was going to be a June/July thread but that would have meant moving weigh-ins to Sunday in order to make it cut off on exactly July 31 and I figured most people would prefer not to have...

spradish‎, 05-24-2016 06:53 AM
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Meal Plan Critique

Hello Everyone. New to the forum so sorry for the long post but hoping to get some insight. So my starting stats are M27 5'9 295lbs, Currently 220 lbs. I lost weight up until 250lbs from diet alone. Eating a steady diet of complex carbs, protein and fats at 1500 cal per day. Effectively 4...

rebornxshiznat‎, Yesterday 06:24 PM
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Fat loss and deficits for morbidly obese faster vs slower and metabolic slowdown

sup all, I've been reading a lot about deficits and metabolic slowdown from the bodycomposition site it seems every dieter will experience metabolic slowdown from dieting down, my question is for a morbidly obese guy (525lbs) would their be any difference regarding metabolic slowdown between...

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Question Calling out sedentary office peeps

What's up beauties? I hope you all enjoy the weekend ahead of you. For those in Canada, it starts right now. Just had a quick question for the folks that work in offices... How low do you go on calories? I sit on a train for 2.5 hours a day and work sitting on my ars all day long. (no,...

danmarco‎, Yesterday 02:03 PM
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Strength and muscle loss.

can someone explain to me (or direct me somewhere) on how a persons strength relates to muscle loss during a cut? i want to know if its accurate to say that if i am hitting new PR on weights during a cut, that my muscle loss is at worst, minimal and that my diet/routine are very well setup....

bobby55‎, Yesterday 01:17 PM
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Do I have Pecs, Man Boobs or gynecomastia

Ok so I use to weight 225 of mainly fat and now I weight 150. My bodyfat was extremely high but now it is low according to the doctors and personal trainers at my gym. They all say my bodyfat is at 12% and they have tested me with the calipers and the machine. So I have been slowly building muscle...

iandrummer987‎, Yesterday 03:31 PM
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Thumbs down Kris Gethin 4 weeks 2 shred HELP ME

Hi all, I apologise if I posted this in the wrong section, I'm nee to this website. I just started the 4weeks2shred program by Kris Gethin. I was quite lean and toned before I started, only I'd gained a little extra weight than as I had just come back from overseas so my current photos don't do...

Zoveria‎, Yesterday 09:02 AM
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Morning cardio with empty stomach

I started doing cardio 4 days per week. 2 of them will be HIIT cardio (30secs sprint, 60secs walking) x 12 times. The other 2 days will be 3 miles low intensity running like jogging cause I also want to improve indurance. My question is: Should I continue with this program? Running without eating...

ChrisTMT97‎, Yesterday 12:20 PM
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Am I losing too fast?

Hey all! Let's get down to it, I'm 18, 6'3 and at the start of May 2016 I weighed 245lbs, with body fat around 30-32%. I began cardio workouts in early May and to this day 6/30/16 I weigh 213lbs, which is 32lbs total over a little less than 2 months. Breakdown is -16.6 in June, & -16.4 in May. I...

Ryan8501‎, Yesterday 08:36 AM
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Beef Jerky Macros

Whether you weigh your meats raw or cooked, a good portion of the weight is water i've been making about 5lbs of jerky per week which after drying turns into about 3lbs using lean top round beef, the protein content is 6g per 1oz, making 580 grams of protein per 5 lbs RAW. now if i were to...

GSXRMax‎, Yesterday 06:54 AM
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Gaining weight FAST!

I'm new to weight training. I'm on day 3 of week 3 of my program. I'm lifting 5x a week and after 17 days I've put on almost 10 pounds. Am I doing something wrong? Is this all muscle or do I have a problem?

1Peter321‎, 06-28-2016 08:56 PM
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I have no idea where to start...

Need some guidance. Feel **** as fuk about the fat I've gained in the past 2 years. It all went to my lower stomach, hips, mons pubis and lower back, I can almost grab a full handful of fat on my hips, feelsbadman. I just don't know where to begin... I've cut out ALL treats. I only drink water...

ayy1maobrah‎, Yesterday 10:10 AM
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1300 calories too low?

I'm 15, 5'8, 156 pounds (male). I bulked up during winter and then lost 10 pounds from spring to now but my weight loss isn't moving anymore. My bmr is 1710 or 1650 and tdee is 1950. I hate doing cardio so my tdee isn't very high and my weight training isn't burning much because I don't have a lot...

Velations‎, Yesterday 12:54 PM
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