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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 v12.0♤♤Transform your body with our sweet, magical solution & $9 cupcakes

Losing Fat Chat Thread Version 12.0 1rd Thread - 2st Thread - 3th Thread - 4rd Thread - 6th Thread - 7th Thread - 8th Thread - 9nd Thread - 10th Thread- 11th Thread This thread is NOT a place to post questions about losing fat. Do so in the main forum. This is a general chat...

MrM27‎, 09-20-2014 05:52 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: 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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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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How long to regain lost muscle after cutting too fast?

So I was about 172lbs at the peak of my bulk, then I started cutting and dropped to 160lbs over the course of 12 weeks (felt far too slow and not much change after I initally lost a ton of water weight on my first few days, probably lost like 5 pounds of actual weight). I decided to cut a bit...

Tal106‎, Today 02:24 AM
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Had a cheat meal/day today...muscles/body is looking more toned than ever?

Scale weight is through the roof...im guessing by tomorrow morning ill be about 3-4kg heavier but im looking in the mirror and my body looks more toned and more full than before (in a good way). This happen to anybody else? for the record, i ate 3/4 of an oreo cheese cake slice 1/3 of a...

NickanthonyPT‎, Today 02:01 AM
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Red face Help me please

I did t used to be as fat I stopped going to the gym and kinda of gave up on life but I'm going to make a change and want to lose weight. I am would like some advice and help. I am job back at my old gym tomorrow as well thanks. If and one could recommend me a diet plan and exercise plan. Goal...

Harryan1‎, Today 01:14 AM
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Poll Poll: Should I End My Cut? (Pics)

Hi everyone. I have been cutting on an off since Xmas and would like your opinion on how you think I should progress? I am guessing my bodyfat percentage is around 11%? Your percentage predictions would be a big help too. Pic 4 will hopefully give you the best perspective, as it is with the...

GainsRaptor‎, Yesterday 12:37 AM
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Arrow 12 weeks to Memorial Day 2015 (Mar 2 - May 25th) Weight Loss Thread

Hi All, Everyone's been waiting for a thread to start, so I thought I would kick it off. March 2- May 25th puts us @ 12 weeks to Memorial Day here in the US. Obviously non-US members are more than welcome to join in this 12 week thread. Weigh-ins are Monday morning (I found these help keep...

sammynage‎, 02-21-2015 06:14 AM
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Can I lose 30-35lbs in 80 days? With pics

- Why 80 days? - Because I will be going on a trip with family - I have been lifting for over a year, so not a newbie (By definition :P) BACKGROUND. This is what my routine is looking like. Day 1: Chest/Tri's Day 2: Legs/Shoulders Day 3: Back/Bi's Day 4: Rest

brolyv2‎, 05-22-2015 06:05 PM
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Angry jiggly fat/loose skin problem ( with a video )

Hey everyone I'm new here in these forums My stats in 2011 were as follows: weight: 110 kg (242.5 lbs) height: 181 cm ( 5'11) I went from 110 kg all the way down to 75 kg over two years (using the cutting off the carbs diet) In the last two years my weight has been ranging from 75-84 kg (82...

tefoo0eng‎, Yesterday 04:22 AM
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1000 calorie/day for morbidly obese

hi morbidly obese guy here seeking advice, so ill just get right into it. im 5'6/5'7 278 pounds as of today, for the past 4-5 ive been eating 1000-1600 calories a day. so far ive lost about 10 pounds, my biggest concern is that im only eating frozen food such as mac n cheese, hot pockets, anything...

reallyfatguy‎, 05-17-2015 04:26 PM
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25.6% body fat Male

Im 21 and I'm 25.6% body fat. I lost 50 lbs like 2 years ago but gained most of it back when I went to college. I have been lifting weights more than cardio. Should I concentrate on bulking bc I heard its easier to gain muscle while fat or should I focus more on cardio to lose fat first?

arman2417‎, 05-22-2015 11:40 PM
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Average weight for a 5'9 male? (Help)

I never do any kind of muscle training, I did cardio everyday for like 3 months but I stopped that too cause it was taking too much of my time that I should be spending on school work. I was once 180 pounds, but now I'm around 157 ish. I heard that this weight was considered... skinny? I'm not...

Jake1217‎, Yesterday 11:00 AM
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Arrow (May 1st - July 31st) Weight Loss Thread: Together We're Stronger

Hey everyone, It's been a long time since I joined one of these threads, and I got a little impatient waiting for one to appear, so I figured I'd start one. This fat loss thread will start on 1st May and end on 31st July. Weigh-ins will start on Friday 1st May, and continue every Friday...

Pheeeeebs‎, 04-21-2015 08:46 AM
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Unhappy Frustrated and confused... nothing works. (People who use to be overweight)*PICS*

I Can't seem to even help my own self, can't achieve my own goals, and it annoys me because it doesn't feel like im doing it right. Journey ~ Weighed 310 in 2011 Weghing 199-200 currently My GOAL is to reach 175-180lbs. I've been stuck with the current weight for around 2-4 months

zebohxo‎, 05-22-2015 09:34 PM
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Talking Getting tighter and tighter --> ~167 pounds, 5'7/8 @ ~ 11%

What's up bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts ! Here's a shot after a cardio session. Obviously, the lighting is near perfect ( gym's locker room) and I do look better on that pic than the 23 other hours of the day haha. I can't wait to reach my goal of ~8% and clean bulk for a whole year...

Hardworker33‎, 02-25-2015 10:17 AM
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Pear Shape, work in Progress

What's up fellas, i used to lurk on here for advice, without posting, some stuff worked. I used to weigh 410lbs, pearness was worse lmao, never took before pics.... now down to 250 probably 30%-35%. My journey started 3-4 years ago. my measurements Height 6'4 Weight 250lbs Chest 44 inches...

Pear2Normal‎, Yesterday 05:16 PM
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body fat %?

please help guess

fatboy5567‎, Yesterday 01:16 PM
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Seemingly unique question about starvation mode

So this year I am doing this camping challenge in which I will be out there for 10 days straight and we are given 10 small snacks that are roughly 200 calories or less (we will have plenty of water though)..... The goal here is to stretch that food over 10 days camping and just deal with it until...

qowpel‎, Yesterday 02:42 PM
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Should I bulk a little?

I wouldn't call it a "bulk" per se... but I was thinking of "not cutting" and trying to eat around maintenance for a while and lifting like crazy. Right now, I'm hovering between 157 and 159. I'm 5'10, aorund 18-20% BF. I can't seem to make much more progress regarding BF%. I'm wondering if I...

Pp8900‎, Yesterday 03:05 PM
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Post Just wanting to get input on my Cal

First time posting and have been reading sticky's and posts for the past couple months while i did my own weight loss plan. I orgnially was not going to start a thread like this as there are so many and I have read them and alot of different people states macro with Cal in and Cal out. But now I am...

computerguydd‎, 05-20-2015 12:09 PM
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Bf est?

Hey guys just wondering what my bf is I am tensing haha

Anthonytuhou‎, Yesterday 02:37 PM
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Upper leg fat execrises

Hi fitfam, I don't post that often but I was wanting to ask what are good excerises for upper leg fat right below the glute area??

JenniBee‎, Yesterday 01:57 PM
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Why is an endurance athlete at 26% ?

I'm a collegiate cross country runner. I run ~ 65 miles per week, with two to three days of resistance training and 3 days of core. I eat fairly clean, vegetable heavy, with whole grain, meat 4 days a week, and vegan protein sources, as well as dairy and eggs. What's not clean is ice cream or...

taysalot‎, 05-22-2015 11:07 AM
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Starting to lose some strength

When you cut, it's okey to lose some strength right? been cutting from 82 - 77 kg now, and I am starting to feel I'm losing strength. barely make 8 reps on squat and bench where i usually did 11 reps on first set, is it okey to drop the weight down or should I start to up my calories a little?...

Morti‎, Yesterday 12:19 PM
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Around what weight is 14-15% bodyfat for me

When i use Caliper i get around 22-24% With Tape Measure 20-22% with electronic scale 24.50% Im 180cm 26old 78kgs, Can you shot around what weight 14% will be for me - Getting really annoying cant meet ppl any more with out them saying you cant loose more weight you look to thin, how...

avanabindandi‎, Yesterday 10:14 AM
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Exclamation Anybody have good experience/tips with extreme cutting?

Hey BB fam, So I started cutting two weeks ago.. Last weekend I went out and had some drinks, ended up skipping a whole days food and then overate for 3 days this week and I feel I am almost back to where I started before cutting.. With only a week left does anyone have any tips/exercises/nutrition...

shanonwhite‎, 05-22-2015 03:46 AM
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Question Maintaining fat % without counting calories forever

I'm curios guys how to maintain a good fat % without doing this calorie counting forever, I'm cutting now and willing to do the following after that cut. As everything evolve around eating here in Kuwait (invitations, dinner outside and all the food revolve around eating at night), planning to...

shbli‎, 05-21-2015 03:32 PM
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