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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 06:52 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 01:22 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 05:34 AM
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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 03:39 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 08:55 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, 03-24-2010 12:21 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 09:12 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 01:38 PM
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AM I Skinny Fat or DO I Just Need to Shed A Few More Pounds?

So this body transformation was done in about 9-10 months? and I am currently still eating in a deficit. Basically what the title says: 215 (my fattest :() front: side: 182 front: 169 front:

Zevias‎, Today 01:31 PM
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Is it too early to see results

Hi everyone. I started my workout and diet regimen Jan 5th. My Calorie target was 2000 first week and last week I brought it down to 1900 and I think I will stick with 1900 for this week as well. I am doing a reverse pyramid with 10 - 12 - 15 rep sets all body workout three days per week, 30 to...

john42379‎, 01-20-2015 07:20 PM
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December 1st - February 28th Thread

I'm ready to dedicate these next 3 months to getting in shape. Who's with me? I don't really care about a spread sheet, unless somebody wants to take charge. I just want to post my results and have good conversation regarding your/my progress. I'm ready to kick ass. Who's with me?

birdlegs‎, 11-26-2014 09:47 PM
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Tired of this

I am only 174cm tall and 67.5kg but I am around 13 body fat. I want to reach about 7-8 and build more muscle afterwards. I have been bulking dirty for 4 months and clean bulking for 1 and trying to cut for almost one month. I use Arnold Iron Cuts but I did not take them for 3 days and already...

ContBB‎, Today 11:17 AM
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Bodyfat percentage

I did an online calculator that took a number of measurements and your height/weight and gave you an estimate of how much your bodyfat percentage is. I got 21% and I'm 200lbs, so in theory to get to 12% bodyfat would I need to lose about another 20lbs? (I am strength training too, to keep as much...

kieran1189‎, Today 11:32 AM
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How's this sound?

Breakfast Trying to start taking my food to work and stop going out. I'm 6ft 2, 215 lbs right now. Want to get down to 195. I'd like to keep it simple and make my food on Sunday for the entire work week. Breakfast Bacon/egg sandwich -2 eggs -2 strips of regular bacon Lunch

CalypsoNotch‎, Today 10:42 AM
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Unhappy Lose skin on butt ... (no pics)

hey... this is horrible :( my butt looks so bad right now, its like flabby eww. I lost alot of fat there, i had a big butt. So every part of my body is starting to look great, but my butt looks worse lol. What should i do? (i dont want no ass surgery man :() I have to say though, i...

Ugabuga‎, 06-06-2008 09:53 PM
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Ketosis Help

Hey Team! This is my first time EVER posting within the Body Building Forum - I've always used the BB Community as a guide, but I've never really had a question I couldn't find the answer for until now! I've been doing the "Ketogenic Diet" now for about 3 weeks and have seen no results (in...

Istillhuntdux‎, Today 08:39 AM
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Refeed day...

I've started my cut since Monday the January 19th at 182.5lbs bodyweight. I've been doing about 120~140g carbs, 70~80g fat, and about 210g protein. I'd like to have a refeed today and I'm not sure how many carbs I should do...? I weighed myself this morning and I was at 178.5lbs (probably half...

rkwkdorl‎, Yesterday 12:16 PM
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Whey Protein for Fat loss HELP!

Hi All As its a new year, I am starting to take another look at the nutrients I consume. I normally eat very healthy, lots of lean meet and complex carbs and avoid high sat fat and sugar foods. I am now looking at a whey protein shake, but I am unsure which one to go for. My goal is to lose fat...

mcoliver88‎, Today 11:14 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 03:30 AM
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Diet for cutting the belly fat.

So here's my story, looking for critique etc. I'm about 200 lbs atm my scale just broke literally, standing at 5'8 and pretty much full beer gut from lack of sports or exercise after graduating high school in 2004 lol. Ok not lol but you get my point. My current diet is about 1 cup of steal cuts...

Xploda‎, 01-12-2015 10:46 AM
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Adjusting isolation exercises while cutting?

Hey guys so maybe I am just an idiot, but I was curious about what everyone does for isolation exercises while cutting (ie losing strength). Currently I am on Wendler's 5/3/1. I've been cutting for a bit and I am starting to finally lose a good bit of strength. For squats, bench and all the other...

SwagenGTI‎, 01-23-2015 11:11 AM
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WeightLifting complexes/Circuits while cutting?

Was looking to see if anyone had any good experiences with it/Results. Im just curious how people add them into a cutting routine without overdoing it. Im on week 18 of my cut looking to change it up. Ive seen a lot of popular youtubers like vince delmonte / mike rashid do vids on them. ...

BRIAN10197‎, Today 01:44 AM
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Arrow 2015 New Year’s to Valentine’s Day Transformation Challenge!

The 2015 New Year’s to Valentine’s Day Transformation Challenge! For Cutters, Recompers and Lean/Mini-Bulkers Weigh-ins on Thursdays Join by January 7th This is not a contest, but you will be listed in the spreadsheet by most current weigh-in and percent of initial weight lost. Start...

JohnCyr‎, 12-31-2014 07:37 AM
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Hello everyone - first cut

Hi all! My first post here on bodybuilding.com. Ive always browsed the forums for advice and things i needed help with so I've decided to make a profile and join the community since I've started to take things a little more seriously. Ive been lifting on and off for a few years and the past few...

AaronHarr1s‎, Today 08:45 AM
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how to prevent binge eating when feeling starved

So i lasted 5 days on a 500 calorie deficit (1500 - 1700 cals.), but have ruined it in the past 2 days by just eating untill my stomach is full, which im sure is like 2800 calories, but this was all because i felt so starved, and one thing lead to the next and all of a sudden i stuffed an extra...

Nicklk1795‎, Yesterday 08:55 PM
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Popped some fat burners, did it do the trick??

Before the Holidays I was quite successful for a period of 2months and went from around ~168 down to ~155 (which I'm sure included water weight). After the holidays I went back up to 163 which pretty much upset me to say the least. I started to deficit again and saw very little movement for 2 week,...

Unwiseman‎, Today 08:31 AM
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Getting lean not possible for me?

Hi all, Would like some advice regarding where I am currently at in my body recomp journey - I will try and keep it as short as possible. - 30kg overweight in my younger years - Have been training/lifting weights for the past 4 years - Currently 79kg, approx 14% - Dieting on 2100cals for...

neophytou‎, Yesterday 11:49 PM
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losing fat

I dont know what my fat percentage is, but I know right now I'm 98kg right now I have been in the gym for 4 months. I am gaining muscle but it doesnt really show because of the fat, so I've been told. What do I do to lose the fat while bulking up?

mostafam3‎, Today 02:43 AM
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"Halp! I'm not losing weight!" - Read This Before Posting

"My weight isn't going down!" "I've been dieting for X number of weeks and have gained weight!" "My weight loss has stalled!" "I look more muscular, but the scale isn't moving!" If you're currently experiencing any of the above problems (or any variation thereof), this thread is for...

mavajo‎, 05-30-2014 08:54 AM
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Problems with Muscle Retention

Hey everyone, I am looking for some advice. I had a pretty solid regime with my home gym just prior to the holidays, but I noticed after about 6 weeks that there was no visible gains, or fat loss for that matter. I am just starting to get back into it and I want to get things under control and...

moondoggie‎, 01-24-2015 05:32 PM
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Girlfriend trying to lose fat, has plateaued...Help!

Ok everyone I need your help. Before I get started I am completely happy with my gf's appearance, but this is driving her crazy because she is watching me control my weight perfectly going up and down as I want and we can't get her to cut more fat. Gf is 23, 5"8 140lbs. Last February both of...

WunderGuy‎, Yesterday 08:34 PM
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what's your biggest problem when it comes to losing weight & getting lean?

Curious to know what other guys struggle with

maxnas‎, 01-11-2015 07:48 AM
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Am i ready to bulk? BF at the moment?

I need an opinion on my bf% at the moment and should i start bulking or keep cutting? I'm still not seeing those abs and i can't feel them well defined under my skin. Maybe they are underdevelopped. However i still have a ton of skin over my stomach. Should the skin on my stomach be very thin on...

spitfirebg‎, Yesterday 02:01 PM
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