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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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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: 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: 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: 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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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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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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Exclamation Confusion about weight loss vs. muscle building

So I started a low carb diet about two weeks ago, and the weight is starting to come off pretty quickly. On the eating and nutrient side, I feel like I am just fine. Where I get confused, is reading about lifting weights combined with trying to drop some serious weight. As a real quick...

gavinblackwell8‎, 08-18-2014 08:38 AM
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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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Im gonna do VLCD/PSMF for 7 days

So im gonna do Vlcd/PSMF with 1000 per day calorie restriction and under 20 grams of carbs a day eating mostly meats or eggs and drinking lots of water, diet soda, and cry light. I literally just broke a 40 hour fast with 7 oz of ground beef which was 508 calories, at first i was gonna fast for...

Roocck‎, Yesterday 04:10 PM
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how is my calorie intake? macros included

i decided to try out the carb cycling codex by t nation to cut. these are my macros moderate days: 261g protein 217g carbs 68g fat high days: 261g protein 271g carbs

AirStriKee‎, Today 08:18 PM
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Is it time for me to lean ?

Hey guys, I want to know based on my pictures, is it time for me to lean up ? Here's a few facts Current Bodyweight : 72KG Height: 171 CM BF% : 18-20 % Body Type : Mespmorph forum. lowyat . net/topic/3334426 < Pictures of my before and now picts for your judgement Diet: Breakfast :...

zenpower41‎, Today 08:44 PM
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Angry Belly fat love handles

Hi I'm 16 yr old male with a height of 5'8 or 5'9 and weight of 152. I don't know if I should bulk or cut??? And should I cut my calories also?????

Noykub02‎, 08-21-2014 06:25 PM
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My transformation.

Hi all, this thread will be my journal on here as I go from "fat" to "thin." A little about me. I'm basically 30, I was really active in school (HS, College) and then I got "a job" and life slowed down. I'm presently having issues with my feet and I blame being fat for that. I'm right around...

rowingdude‎, Yesterday 08:10 PM
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Im 250 lbs and not lose weight with 2900 kcal wtf?

Hey brahs im 177 cm, 114 kg, pretty big dude, so i've eating 2700-2900 kcal for 3 week and didnt lose a single kg i lift 4 days per week, also do cardio sometimes A 250 lbs dude maintain that weight with only 2900 kcal? **** this **** and i realy count every ****ing calorie, not lying ...

argentinebrah‎, 08-26-2014 10:41 PM
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Tired of being skinny fat :(

I started working out at the gym in January 2013.. So I've been lifting like 1 year and 4ish months srsly I went from 120lbs to 155 lbs 5'5 Right now I'm 152 lbs because I'm on a cut. My program is more base on powerlifting lately so I didn't get much size. Now I focus on bodybuilding and...

Powersthetic‎, Today 04:49 PM
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Exclamation Unmotivated and feel like I wasted time. Help out a beginner.

I started my first "cut" (which Im still doing) in 9/9/13 with Intermittent Fasting then switch to IIFYM in June. This is my first year of also taking the gym serious. During the IF part of my cut I didn't count ONE calorie or macro. I lost a lot weight; 45 pounds. (Sept - June) But I didn't...

QuantumVii‎, Today 07:58 PM
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Bulk or cut

I am somewhat of a newbie in this site. I have been seriously lifting for about 4 months now. I really reeled in my diet, but now I'm at college and with the Buffett style of eating I'm having trouble tracking my caloric intake. I am 18 years old 5'9 and 150lbs. I'm Round 11-12 percent body fat....

Benpb18‎, Today 08:25 PM
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My weight loss journey since spine surgery (Down 77lbs)

So Dec 30th I had spine surgery for CES... Wake up call I needed to get healthy I'm 29 years old and was 6'3 335 Today I'm 258 Relearned to walk and began hitting the gym Low carb, high satuated fat diet 20 min of cardio a day with HIIT on standup elipitucal Mon-wed-Fri I weight train my...

TheFuhr‎, Today 08:05 PM
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220 lbs with 21% body fat

Hello, My question is do I try to lose some body fat or do i just try to get some muscle, I am not a new lifter, I have been doing it for almost a year, but no results. I fluctuate between 200 and 220lbs, so If i weight lift the fat goes down, when i stop it jumps right back up. I am smaller size...

Desperatelifter‎, Today 05:01 PM
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i need your help

Hello ,I need help in losing weight ,and in various other things . First off I don't know what most of these gym terms mean I Google most of them but some result in terrible definitions ,so if someone could guide me to a gym dictionary that would be kindly appreciated. I also don't know how to get...

izicr‎, Today 05:08 PM
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Body fat %

I need help to know my body fat, and also lose my belly. 5'6 tall 15 years old 132 pounds or 60kg. Just remove the dot between the http sorry for braking rules I just need help. I'm new to all this so thanks in advance. htt.p://

Vuzee‎, Today 04:28 PM
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LF Chat July to Sept Cut or Hulk Thread ~ You wouldn’t like me when I’m hangry.

This challenge thread is only for the regulars who post in the LF Chat threads: Below is the list of members who will participate: **************************************** - MissLadyJ - Caprica6 - Znik

barbrox‎, 07-05-2014 10:27 PM
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Is it true that you look worse before you look better when it comes to fat loss?

I feel like when it comes to fat loss the same "stages" of it repeats themselves? My guess this will continue until you're pretty low in body fat? Anyone that can confirm this or help me understand it a little better? My stages are like this: I look really good, then bad, then even worse (so...

katiebb1987‎, Today 11:31 AM
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Question been stuck on 58kg/128lbs 21%bf for a month now :/ need to lose more bf

Hey y'all. So last month I was advised to cut down to 12%bf as people here told me that it would be better to lose fat now than bulk now and have a harder time losing more fat in the future (and at the same time risk losing hard earned muscle while trying to lose the bulked up fat). I've been...

anshan‎, 08-26-2014 05:08 PM
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Fat loss plateau- refeed?

I've gone down from 17%BF to 13% using a low carb intermittent fasting diet and have stalled for about 3 weeks. Would a refeed for 3 days (eating at maintenance- normal carb intake) help boost my metabolism?

MikeDS‎, Today 12:27 PM
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What happens if you burn 4500-5000 calories a day, but only intake 2500-3000?

Theoretical question. Lets say you have a very high speed military job that involves miles of running, swimming, pushups, situps, pullups and soft sand runs for a majority of the day. What happens to your body when you burn 4500-5000 calories a day, but only intake 2500-3000? Are you still...

Strik9‎, Today 01:56 AM
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Lifting heavy while on caloric deficit what is really going on?

I have read that you will lose strength while cutting calories and lifting to lose fat. But what actually is happening? If you have excess fat and lifting heavy are you burning the fat at a rate to make up for the calories you need? Do you lose muscle tissue if you cut too many calories?

mwhisman‎, Today 11:20 AM
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JUN1st - AUG31th Transformation thread

Hello! This thread will be for your transformation process from June 1st until August 31th. 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 weekly...

Wankelpt‎, 05-19-2014 06:29 AM
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Slow and steady. (my progress, and hopefully motivation).

Hey guys, I'm posting this here because i'm hoping to show people that with patience and dedication, you can really shape your body to be what you want it to be. I want people to know that no matter what size you start at, it can be done in the real world, and not just on TV. It's about having a...

kureransu‎, 12-10-2013 06:55 AM
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I seemed to have stop losing weight and only adding muscle

First of all thanks for reading: So my weightloss journey began early this year at around 330lbs, I took to the streets mainly just running and eating better. I do not do macros as of yet but just healthier choices. For the first few months I only ran and now I have been lifting heavy in the gym...

HappyTexan‎, Yesterday 11:34 AM
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