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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: 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 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: 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: *** 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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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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You've reached your daily caloric limit- suddenly become really hungry. What do??

Hey. I thought of making this thread to see what other people do in situations like this. Maybe we can get some helpful tips from the more successful ones on here. You've reached your caloric limit and you suddenly become hungry. Plenty of the day is left. What do you usually do? Eat the food...

whyohwhyohwhy‎, 10-21-2014 08:59 PM
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What is Subcutaneous Belly Fat & What is loose skin?

How do I tell them apart, confusing the **** out of me.

StillFat53‎, 10-18-2014 04:14 AM
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Bodyfat% estimate plz

Been bulking for 2 weeks but got those pictures back when i was leaning down and was wondering if you guys could give a rough estimate of my bodyfat% so i can make a goal to not reach over a certain bodyfat% during my bulk time. So any estimates? Comments really appreciated! Back picture:...

Swotty‎, Today 05:43 AM
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September 1st to November 30th transformation thread.

Hello! This thread will be for your transformation process from September 1st until November 30th. 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...

Wankelpt‎, 08-30-2014 12:13 PM
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Lightbulb Power :Efficiency of Lean Muscle Mass

Hi everyone, I have a bit of a strange scientific question. First off, I set a goal that by the end of this year I want to be able to bench a 1 rep max of 250 lbs @ 170lbs @ 9% body fat. I have since reached that strength and weight goal, but I am still not 9% bf. This leads me to my...

Coolica‎, Today 05:44 AM
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What is your current diet exit strategy?

How do you plan to end your current cut? What is your exit strategy? Or if you have recently ended a cut and are in the process of implementing your end of cut maintenance or mass gain plan perhaps share your thoughts?

EjnarKolinkar‎, Yesterday 08:06 PM
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Exclamation Losing three pound overnight

I weighed in last night at 217lbs before i went to bed. This morning when i woke up, I was 214lbs. Can this be a problem. I mean how does a person lose 3lbs overnight. It sounds too crazy to me. Can somone help me out with this. I am in my cutting cycle and i want to lose fat but not at the cost...

the sipher‎, 12-31-2002 06:49 AM
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Cant stick to clean eating

Okay, I weigh about 200 at 5 foot 8. I'm a male, and around like 18-20% bodyfat. I have been lifting for a while and I had cut down to around 170 multiple times but tried to "bulk" and ended up gaining fat. But the reason for this post is basically, I need some motivation to get cut. I'm not happy...

Lilty1018‎, 10-21-2014 09:14 PM
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Food Q

Hey, I'm currently doing it! 5"9 101.4kg down to 91.5kg over a couple months. I'm currently doing a bootcamp program 4/5 days a week which is pretty intense, both lifting and running. I know its not lifting heavy (OH GOD BIG IRON) but you know what, i'm doing it and I enjoy it. I'm eating...

d1cee‎, Today 04:02 AM
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Unhappy Biggest Fear of a Obese Rookie

So about a month ago I went to the doctor and I found out I have high blood pressure. The doctor put me on meds and I had to go back and see him in a week. When I went back after taking the meds for a week I went back and my blood pressure was good. The doctor told me he is going to keep my on my...

dlw2107‎, 10-21-2014 12:58 PM
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bf%? pics

Can't figure out how to post pics from phone but uploaded to my profiles gallery pics. I a beginning to cut and would like to estimate my starting body fat. 5'11" 205# Edit: figured out attachments

LSUjunkie‎, Yesterday 01:09 PM
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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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i lost 7kg (13lbs) overnight (in my sleep)

So i weigh myself everynight and morning (nude) before and after using the toilet, im 20 years old and currently weigh 63kg (120lbs approx) so i go to bed and within 6 hours of sleep, 1am-7am i re-weighed myself and at this point i was 67kg and weighed in at only 60kg, i am trying hard to gain...

Flerll‎, Today 04:22 AM
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Losing fat with IF and 5x5

Hey guys recently I've started trying out intermittent fasting as well as the strong lifts 5x5 routine. I don't eat for 16 hours a day and I have a 8 hour Window to eat, but I only eat 2 main meals in that Window and nothing else. On the days that I don't go to the gym since 5x5 says to only go 3...

Onepleb‎, Yesterday 03:12 PM
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How accurate is the Navy Body fat calculator?

According to this my body fat is 34%. Whilst I know it's high, I don't think it's THAT high. So generally how accurate is it?

chubbysam‎, Today 01:11 AM
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anabolic diet question

1. When into keto, I plan to stay 0 to 10 carbs to hit keto. 2. I had friends who tried this diet. And said they lost 4 pounds each week of fat. My first question is losing more than 2 pounds of fat on the anabolic diet bad (this is including the carb up weekend) 5 day low carb 2 day carb ...

neilawesome‎, 10-21-2014 06:38 PM
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Red face EC Stack/Weight Loss Advice?

Hello, I am 25, Male, 190 Pounds, 5'7. Last year I was 228 Pounds and 28% BF - I don't know my current BF % but recently lost roughly 40 pounds. I did this simply with diet and exercise, when I had time. Now I currently live near a gym, and I'm able to go nearly every day of the week, but...

rileylol‎, Yesterday 11:37 PM
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Losing fat and gaining lean muscle.

I'm looking to burn fat and gain lean muscle. I am training for my first mini triathlon. I'm currently working out 6 days a week. Currently 6'3 and 82kgs. Workout plan Monday - Triceps, Shoulders, Pecks + swimming Tuesday - Biceps and Back + 5mins skipping Wednesday - Legs, core and...

snakejobin‎, Today 02:19 AM
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Time to bulk? or continue cut?

Attached are pictures from my bulk to my cut. Should I continue on the cut? I started putting myself in a deficit in March and then a bigger one in June. Didn't change macros until weight stalled for awhile. Right now I'm 150g carbs, 50g fat, 225g protein. I was thinking of just continuing until...

emanfitness‎, 10-20-2014 10:30 PM
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calculating TDEE accurately

So I worked out my approximate TDEE from IIFYM. I then chose a small cut (15%). I am now loosing weight. However here comes my question. In the first week I lost weight quite fast. I am guessing a chuck of this was water weight etc... I was wondering if as I go on if a take the calories...

cardassian‎, Yesterday 12:51 AM
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Doing Low carb lifting and cardio and not seing results

I have been trying to cut for about a month and a half now and i am not seeing the results i am looking for.Lost about 6lbs on first 2 weeks, but now have been the same for the last month or so. I started out around 206lbs and now weigh around 200lbs. I am 5'10 and have been lifting for about 5...

20inORbust‎, Yesterday 04:35 PM
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Unhappy Having difficulties/slimming down! HELP!!!

Hi, I seriously get depressed sometimes, even had crying fit -I know, pretty laughable..-and I don't know what to do. Sometimes I just want to go without eating anything or just throw the food up... I about 123lb and 5'6", WF. It sounds OK. But am I not sure if it's a bless or curse but I...

mudy‎, 11-28-2006 07:58 PM
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How much longer do i need to cut for? (pics)

been cutting for like 3 months now. how much further untill i get that 6 pack abs? am i near the goal? pics were taken after cheat day so i look more puffy and bloated then usual. cals: 2200-2350 Weight: 170lbs (i know) but i want to get lean as possible so i can bulk (have better calorie...

ZaildarGohar‎, Yesterday 09:52 PM
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Recovering from and preventing Binge eating

Hi, some background info: - 20 years old - 5'11 -dropped from 184 -161 lb I am looking to drop last 10 pounds but it is insanely difficult for some reason. I diet well for a couple of weeks and then end up binge eating. After I hit my new low of 161 lb, I binged for four days straight and I'm...

Tarnationify‎, Yesterday 02:38 PM
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Post Body fat estimate thread (here only)

Please post your height, weight and any other pertinent measurements that you can (but not required) for a more accurate guess. Posting your pictures inside of the thread rather then telling someone to "look at my avi" makes it a lot easier for those of us who are trying to estimate. For a...

krete77‎, 08-13-2012 06:29 AM
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