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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- 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: *** 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 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: 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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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 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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Is the bodyfat calculator correct?

I put my weight and waist circumference into bfi calculator. 127 pounds and 30 inches,it says im 15 per cent... that seems crazy high because im skinny. Im 5ft 9 btw but that didnt ask for my height. I dont understand because even when i was dangerously skinny at like 110 pounds i had no abs...

Whitefox999‎, Today 04:04 AM
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Still have lower belly fat but getting too light now

Man that lower belly pooch is bothering me but I've lost 30 pounds and I'm now 152 lbs at 5'9. Should I just start a lean bulk or carry on? What would you do in my situation guys? Thanks

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I need to go from 30% BF to something reasonable (15%)

So here's my story. It has been a while since I have worked out regularly and have gotten really fat and out of shape. I have never been into sports, and really only started working out regularly when I was in college. Many years ago, I lifted regularly, but did not do it with an effective plan,...

BSadgiyev‎, Today 11:19 AM
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Exclamation Fat Loss: What progress can I make in 3 months?

Stats Age:20 Height: 5'8" Weight: Around 160 Body fat: Not sure Alright so I'm trying to pretty much lose fat. After a few weeks off, I'm gonna start back doing a push pull routine with cardio about 6 days a week. I'm thinking all i need to do is stick to a caloric deficient and I should...

Sth214‎, Today 11:19 AM
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Exclamation Help me guys, Disappointed a lot- Busy Routine sucks my life

I'm skinny fat guy, work 12 hours everyday, sitting all the time, scrolling screens 12 hours rolled my mind. And gained 12KG without any effort :p. My bad luck there is no gym near by. I'm fadup of diet, use to cook less but never eat junk food. I loose 3-4 KG by hunger but never seems to be...

inabil‎, Today 09:46 AM
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Smile Weight loss for military.

Hey guys, i'm new to this forum but let me get to the point. I am 18 (bday was 2 weeks ago) years old and getting to graduate high school and I need to lose a few more pounds to be able to join. I am currently 6'2 215 pounds, I started at 223 about a month ago. I have not lost a pound or gained a...

nerdl0rd‎, Today 11:27 AM
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Thumbs up Starting a cut diet (Body fat unknown)

Hi guys hopefully someone on here can help me, basically i have been at the gym for a few months (started taking it serious start on January of 2016, doing 6 days a week at the gym) Stats are Age:20 Height: 170cm Weight: 65kg Waist:28-30 inch Body fat: guessing 16-18% i have been on a...

sean0coy‎, Yesterday 12:09 PM
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difficulty loosing belly fat

H‎i I am having a long time problem getting rid of my belly fat. I am 10% body fat but my abs do not show up (unless I press them and bend a bit). Some background: I do strength training 3 times a week for 3 hours each ( 1 week max rep/failure, then 1 week dropsets with little rest) and...

elpasso1900‎, 04-27-2016 06:09 AM
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Anyone who needs any help with achieving their goal

Hey bb community:) This sport/lifestyle has truly changed my life so much! It has given me so much confidence, goals and kept me away from a life of drinking and drugs (also really benefits my studies). I couldnt be more grateful to all the people on bb.com for their encouragement, willingness...

Scottym1994‎, 04-27-2016 11:54 AM
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Losing fat

So here is my situation. I'm cutting right now and I'm eating around 1600 calories a day. My maintenance is around 2100 so I'm consuming 500 below my maintenance. I was reading articles about metabolic breakdown and I want to make sure that doesn't happen. So my questions are: 1. Am I consuming...

Asplash‎, Today 09:56 AM
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Smile 4 month progress

Hey guys just thought I would share my progress with you all. I would just like to say to anyone thinking about starting the journey but have tried time and time again, you don't have to go crazy, just make some effort. Goto the gym, even if you don't burn 1000 calories just go, do something. If...

Birdnest-BooTz‎, Today 12:07 AM
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Zero Calorie Drinks

Just curious are all those zero calorie drinks too good to be true? I enjoy an occasional energy drink and while trying to cut my diet obviously doesn't have this figured into it. So are those "Zero" or diet drinks really zero calories, carbs, etc...? Or when your body processes them does it still...

CBriere91‎, Yesterday 08:00 AM
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How much do you eat on weekends?

I have a fairly physical job m-f 9-5 so I obviously have a little bigger TDEE on weekdays but what should I eat on the weekends when I usually just play Xbox? I workout on Saturday so that is a little work but nothing like the 10k steps a day I take on weekdays I don't think. Should I just eat as...

CarlWheezer‎, Today 08:39 AM
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increasing calorie intake and excercise to lose last few pounds

I've posted here before and one member said I am at the low end of weight range. I'm aiming to lose just the last ~5lbs or so before slow bulking. I'm eating at 1600 cals and the scale is not moving for 2 weeks. I'm 5'8" 150.8 lbs male deskjob work and lift(moderate to heavy) for 40 mins(w/ rest)...

angusMT‎, Today 06:50 AM
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Question Stretch marks

I've just started going to the gym over the last month and I had stretch marks before in a small number (hips, arms, chest, arm pits) which were small and insignificant but now there are more and are huge. I'm not sure why and I don't know how to deal with it. I would say I'm chubby but I have lost...

EJF1‎, Today 05:35 AM
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Worried about my progress

Hey all, I'd like to know if I'm on the right path and I guess I'm more or less looking for a word of encouragement. Here's some info about me: I'm a 25 year old girl, currently at 187 lbs at 6'0 (yes I'm pretty tall!) and my goal is to lose about 24lbs of weight. On tuesday 5 April I created a...

suzz6‎, Today 03:25 AM
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Major weight loss, keep Cutting or Bulk?

I have been cutting since past 2.5 years, got down from 135 Kgs to 69.8 kgs. By using my body fat callipers I get these readings: Pec: 13 mm Abdomen: 14 mm Thigh: 11 mm When I enter them at this site weighttrainer com , I got 10.3%. Do I look like 10%? I have alot of loose skin, specially on...

ShunSeb47‎, Yesterday 08:24 PM
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Will a LOW CARB diet(If i put my body in Ketosis) make me loose muscle mass?

So basically last October i decided to bulk up and gain some muscle. I did it till January. I gained a descend amount of Muscle, of course some fat also.. Now i wanna get lean again. I was wondering will a low carb diet (putting my body in Ketosis) make me loose my Muscle Mass? If so, Can I Prevent...

Filip18‎, Yesterday 10:47 AM
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Weight reduction suggestions please

I am asking this on behalf of a friend. A 26 years old guy, 5'5 of height, weight 131Kilos with excessive amount of body fat. He just started going to gym this week and just running on the treadmill at the moment. (living in a small city of Pakistan, where you are lucky to find a gym only ,...

faysal9‎, Today 04:08 AM
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Finally figured out my tdee. Am I eating to low.

Hi. Using calculators and formulas on the Internet I have figured out my total daily energy expenditure. I am 77 inches tall 363 pounds 34 percent body fat Bmr 2614 Tdee 3773 Tdee minus 20% 3000

bigbadrobin‎, Today 12:13 AM
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At 8.9% and still not there!?

Hey guys, I have been working out for a while now, and have now achieved 8.9% body fat, but I still have that ring of fat around my waist and I am still not getting that ripped look around my abs. Help :(

lazydude‎, 05-08-2010 03:54 PM
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trying to lose weight and gain muscle

hello i am 23 yrs old i am 6 ft and 300 lbs i started going back to gym 3 weeks ago my routine is 20 mins of cardio and a regular weight lifting routine i started off at 307 lbs the first week i lost 7 lbs and these past 2 weeks i haven't lost a single lb more since then ive been stuck at...

don1215‎, Yesterday 08:27 PM
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Smile Hey guys! I'd love someone's advice or expertise on my diet....

Hey guys! For anyone that can add or give me some advice, it would be much appreciated. I haven't lost weight in some time and I'd love for someone to take a look at my diet. I eat pretty much the same thing everyday, aiming for 1650 calories, 20% fat, 40% protein, 40% carbs. My bikini prep...

MeghanFIT‎, Yesterday 08:27 PM
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Smile Hey all! Can I get someone's expertise on my diet?

Hey guys! For anyone that can add or give me some advice, it would be much appreciated. I haven't lost weight in some time and I'd love for someone to take a look at my diet. I eat pretty much the same thing everyday, aiming for 1650 calories, 20% fat, 40% protein, 40% carbs. My bikini prep...

MeghanFIT‎, Yesterday 08:26 PM
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Body fat examples arent that helpful, so i made one!

Always found those compilations of body fat estimates online to be unspecific and not very helpful, so i made one for each male percentage from 5-14% and then 16% 18% 20%. I TRIED to get people with similar muscle development and even fat distribution so that the pics are as comparable as...

Orsonator‎, 04-26-2016 01:19 PM
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