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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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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: *** 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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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 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: 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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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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Smile Losing Moobs

Hey Guys, I've been intensely working out the past 5 or 6 months, and I am losing a lot of weight (total of 35 pounds) and there is one thing that doesn't seem to be going away. My chest looks like it is the same size and I really don't like it. Are there any exercises that I can do or a workout...

akashb1738‎, Today 09:18 AM
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April 1st - May 31st fat loss and motivation thread

We're closing in on March 31st so it's time for the next fat loss and motivation thread. Since most seem to be okay with moving to two month challenges this one will run from April 1 through May 31. Here's the spreadsheet: ...

spradish‎, 03-19-2016 06:55 AM
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Loosing abdominal fat

So my journey started by loosing 90lbs from 260 to 170. I'm back up to 180 and struggling to loose the abdominal fat. Not sure what I should do to loose the fat in that area. As I've ran the last past 2 years and have remained 170-180 area. There obviously needs to be a change in my...

Levi915‎, Today 07:50 AM
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Gyno or Moobs? + Belly & Chest reduction

Dear All, I know I still have a substantial amount of weight to lose as I am currently 5'9" and weighing at 184lbs and as per the pictures posted , but just wanted to know your opinion as to whether I have just got moobs or if its Gynecomastia? Also what exercises do people recommend that are...

RIHD‎, Today 08:02 AM
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Body Fat % decreasing but not losing weight

Here are the stats for my last 4 check ins: Week 1: 163.6 lbs, 21% Body Fat Week 2: 161 lbs, 20% Body Fat Week 3: 160.6 lbs, 18% Body Fat Week 4: 161.4 lbs, 17% Body Fat The check in for Week 4 was today. Should I keep macros the same? I'm assuming that my weight will eventually drop,...

livefreeordie12‎, Today 08:49 AM
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Angry Cutting too long?

Cutting 1800 calories but bodyfat stil at 15-16%. I cant reduce the calories further cz my muscle is slowly going away but body fat stil same. Cutting at same calories for 6-7 months Wut do? Is my metablosim fuukked? Shud i raise my calories to bulking calories of 3k?

bigBOSSguy‎, Today 08:28 AM
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Thumbs up Question about calories

So im first off im a month and a half in to my lifting and dieting after 6 years of non lifting after i played football. Im 27 6'0 278. Im working to get down to 250 then 225 and i will be happy. The 1st month i busted my ass lifting and cardio and went from 286 to 273. Now im back up to 278. My...

98slomaro‎, 05-29-2016 07:03 PM
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How much BF% is possible to lose in a month

I am wondering how much body fat percentage can I lose in a month. Right now I am around 13% bf. I don't want to lie to myself and I know that I won't start any diet. Don't get me wrong, I won't eat garbage and junk food, I will continue with my usual eating habits witch are relatively healthy. I...

flash3624‎, Today 08:19 AM
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Zero calorie drinks intermittent fasting

Are zero calorie drinks such as diet coke allowed during my fast? Thanks

Deepak1996‎, 05-28-2016 02:13 PM
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Cutting BF% Estimate

Nearing the end of my cut, just looking for BF estimate. I'm 5'10' 164 lbs currently.

twasawesome‎, Today 06:26 AM
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What am I doing wrong?

Okay, so for a while I was losing weight, but I have started to plateau.. I go to the gym about 4-6 times a week and do Lee Labrada's workout (sometimes I cant make it to the gym everyday like it requires in the routine). The following is my nutrition, please let me know what I am doing wrong and...

JRathbun65‎, Yesterday 11:34 AM
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Losing 2 pounds a week + having a cheat meal(s)

When people say, losing 2 pounds a week during a cut is still healthy, do they count the cheat meal(s) in? For example, i lose 1,9 pounds from Monday to Saturday evening, then i cheat on that saturday night, i gain like 0,2 pounds, then on the week's last day, i lose 0,3 pounds, so i have lost...

FABUILD‎, Today 08:05 AM
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Is it possible to lose my first 30 lbs. in 3 weeks?

I'm 279 lbs., 6'3" male, 39 years old. My BF% is 35.0. With water weight included, is the "first" 30 lbs. of weight loss in 3 weeks a realistic expectation? What type of diet/training program could best achieve that result? I've been back in the gym for the last two weeks, 6 days on/1 off, and have...

bunkster76‎, Today 06:31 AM
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Medium to heavy drinking 3 nights in a row while cutting

Hey guys, what am I supposed to do with my calories if I will do medium to heavy alcohol drinking for 3 days in a row on next week? I am currently at a 9-10%ish bf and since I really wanna do my best keeping all the muscles I have, what would you suggest me to do ?. Calories, macros etc...

Derek11596‎, Yesterday 06:25 PM
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How long should I stick with a workout program

I'm doing upper body, legs and cardio each 2 times per week. I'm also doing 10 extra burpees per week every day except cardio, I'm up to 30 How long should I do this program for? Thankyou

Rc871‎, Yesterday 08:43 PM
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Slow progress? (PICS)

Yo. Can't help but feel my rate of fat loss is pretty slow.. I'm 5ft 8 (Manlet) and 190lbs at approx. 33% bodyfat. Been eating at 1700cals and training 3 times a week. Top photo was taken 4 weeks ago and bottom image was taken yesterday.

SJamZ‎, Today 04:45 AM
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I've hit a plateau

So I've been on a caloric deficit of 2500 calories for the past 2 months losing nearly 20lbs . I currently weigh 198lbs and have been for the past month the same weight. I want to know how could I break through this plateau and continue to lose body fat.

DanPopz‎, Today 06:47 AM
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Angry Bmr

So my Bmr is 2381 I use T25 5 days a week which brings me up to 3285. For fat loss the site says I need to eat 2732 for extreme loss I need 2400. I never eat ANYWHERE near these numbers I stay around 1900 max. But I STILL gain... wtf am I doing wrong? Im scared to eat anymore calories than I eat...

iBlueKush‎, Yesterday 07:18 AM
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Losing weight maintaining strength means maintaining muscle?

Hi, I have lost weight from 150 to 133 in the last about 6 months and have maintained all of my lifts or increased them. My lifts are near an intermediate level of strength so not newb gains. I was wondering if this means that I have maintained most of my muscle, but that surprises me because at...

ma18‎, 05-23-2016 08:45 PM
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Eating low calorie icecream every day?

Does anyone here eat full pints of say Arctic Zero a day while losing weight? I can't seem to get Arctic Zero in Australia but I just found a low calorie one called Halo Top that are 240 calorie for a full pint, high protein too.

Rooskie93‎, Today 05:06 AM
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Intermittent fasting questions

Beginning to follow LEANGAINS, it says on rest days you want to consume less calories... (Eat less carbs). Will I still continue to lose weigh effectively if I'm eating in a deficit every day. Do I need to be in more of a deficit at the end of the day on rest days? Or can I eat 1850 calories on...

jdarner‎, Yesterday 10:40 AM
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Carbs or fat

For getting to the right macros, during shredding, should Carbs be reduced or the fat ?

khkish‎, 05-27-2016 01:53 AM
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calories too low? not losing?!

Hi there I'm sorry for the bother but if someone could explain to me how eating less than 1200 cals ( female 5'4 150ibs) is too low and therefore will Stop weight loss? I don't understand how that works? I've been told to raise my calories but I don't even how to do that? Thank you

Dani011‎, 05-29-2016 07:33 AM
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Cut or bulk?

What do you guys think? I want to get rid of my belly fat so bad, but I am worried that I will lose all my muscles I gained in the last couple of months. Thanks!

Escalope‎, Yesterday 11:59 AM
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