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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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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 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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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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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: 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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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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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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Question Should I focus on bulking up so I lose weight?

I currently weigh 322 lbs. I have 38% body fat and want to get that down substantially (hopefully to the single digits someday). I've been trying a low carb diet while lifting 6 days a week with 10 to 20 minutes of cardio after lifting. I ended up gaining a few pounds and .2% body fat. I've read...

tgsmith489‎, Today 10:52 AM
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End of first bulk - pics

So, at the start of August I weighed 175lbs after a cut and was quite skinny. I decided to bulk, and in 14 weeks I gained 18lbs - way too fast I know. I'm now cutting again (have lost 4lb since so currently 14lbs higher than starting weight) and will bulk slower when I drop some more bodyfat as...

Christo1987‎, 12-02-2014 12:07 PM
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Getting leaner but one side of chest still has fat

Basically just the tittle. I'm working out how many calories I need to stay relatively lean so I'm getting leaner, but for some reason my right pec has more fatty tissue than my right. I don't think it's gyno cause I felt around it and there's no lumps or sensitivity so...basically wtf? Any help...

Ajthemeso‎, Today 12:47 PM
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Nutribullet

Hey all, I was thinking of really using the nutribullet a lot for some of my meals... does anyone have reviews or feedback on them... IM on kris genther 12 week diet but looking to drop 40lbs

XtremeBody510‎, Today 10:45 AM
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Fat loss supplements

Hey, so I'm 5ft 10 and weigh 170lbs, body fat is around 18% I'm doing this T25 workout as my cardio and weight training 3 times a week Are there any supplements you recommend to help with recovery. I know about calorie deficits to lose weight but not sure on protein levels. I bought a protein...

Welshorp‎, Yesterday 02:42 PM
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Arrow Stuck at Skinny fat..

Last 4 months i lost around 30 pounds,, gained some muscle. My waistline has reduced drastically.. But now i am stuck with kind of a skinny look but with a tummy. I do have some muscles on my arms and legs but i still have a tummy. I found this condition is called being skinny fat. Now i was...

arian29‎, 12-20-2014 12:01 PM
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possible to go from skinny fat to abs in a few months? need direction...

skinny fat, weak lifts, weigh right around 170lbs and 5ft 10in. really just want to cut man boobs out now. I'm skinny fat since I have large man boobs but small arms and legs. What lifting should I be doing? Just a upper lower and cutting? Will I be able to see abs in a few months?

below123‎, Today 12:14 PM
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Fat or gyno? (pics)

I'm sorry for another thread on this topic, but looking at other people's pictures has me still undecided on whether I have it or not. I'm skinny fat and trying to cut while going to the gym so I'll know for sure if its just fat. Can anyone help me out, I'm just looking for people's educated...

snshll‎, Today 12:44 PM
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Unhappy Lost With No Direction

I am a disabled veteran with many things that stop me from being able to do a traditional workout and am ready to give up. Before i joined the military i weighed 180, after the military and my injuries i now weigh 270 and don't know what i can do to lose weight anymore. I understand that you can...

UnfairMedal‎, Today 03:37 AM
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I need help

I'm 17 years old, 5'11", and 175 lbs. When I started my journey last year I weighed in at 230 lbs. I ran a lot and lost ~50 lbs over the course of about 5 months while also doing intermittent fasting. I started lifting about 6 months ago and now I want to start a cut. For the past two weeks I've...

Andrew4029‎, Yesterday 03:42 PM
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Does this look 10%?

Trainer at 24 hour fitness did caliper test on me. He pinched in multiple areas and said I'm floating right around 10% give or take a percent or two. In the last 20 months I went down from 230 pure fat to 165-170ish and bulked up to 191 and now have cut down again to 180-182 in the picture. ...

Jlauterborn‎, Today 09:52 AM
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finally decided to control my portions

just looked in the mirror one day. not good we're all gonna make it

TainoTech‎, Today 01:05 AM
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Forcing calories on a deficit

Short general question: Do you guys force yourselves to eat any remaining calories at the end of the day while on a deficit? Same question with more more details specific to me today: Breakfast: 1x Cinnamon Rice Cake (80 cal) 3x Eggs (210 cal) 8oz 1% Milk (110...

BrandonBB2014‎, Yesterday 06:00 PM
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2014 NOV 1st to JAN 31st Transformation Challenge

2014 NOV 1st to JAN 31st Transformation Challenge For Cutters, Recompers and Lean/Mini-Bulkers Weigh-ins on Saturdays (The deadline for sign up will be Nov. 7) SIGN-UP INSTRUCTIONS: Send me (Stingray72) a request via private message, and I will send you a link to our weigh-in...

stingray72‎, 10-30-2014 08:09 AM
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Question BF% guess?

can you please give a bf guess i try out the hip wrist age weight method and goes for 15 % today y went to kroger and check out in a machine that was there and goes up to 16% and in bodybuilding show me up to 13% i just ordered some bodyfat calipers no try out that method can you help me out...

addanbp‎, Yesterday 09:22 PM
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Realistically - How long would it take to lose about 20% body fat

Hi there I was about 25% body fat in late August and through my own bad choices went up to around 30% over the last four months. I am partaking the the $200 000 Challenge this year, I know I will now win or come close, but at least that will keep me motivated. I am going to be using IIFYM to...

joelkemm‎, 12-20-2014 08:10 PM
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frequency/intensity of free weights workout while on 500 calorie deficit?

I'm at about 20% bodyfat, and want to get this down 12%. I have a hilly cycle commute to work which gives me about 1.5 hours of interval cardio each day Monday-Friday. This commute, along with a 500 calorie deficit should sort out the fat loss. Now the other issue is muscle retention. If try...

dragonfly102‎, Today 08:28 AM
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BF% and general recommendations

relaxed: http://imgur.com/szGofp0 lazy its-way-too-early flex: http://imgur.com/C34rjXf This is the result of 100+lbs lost (dont get fat kids). Thus, saggy skin. I have no idea what I was at before I started, I think i was in that perpetual gray area above which pictures are useless. I have...

Bastiat‎, 12-18-2014 08:59 AM
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Should I cut some more or begin a bulk? Also, BF estimation

Hi, I've been cutting for quite some time now, and I think I can bulk soonish. Any suggestions? Also, at what BF do you estimate me? I'm 5'11 and 164lbs.

XeroBulk‎, Yesterday 11:22 PM
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On the right track, but how many more lbs to lose? (pics)

Hi guys, The first 2 pics are from 10/17/14. I'm 5'8", and weighed in at 180lbs with a 40" belly. I'm now down to 157lbs, and happy with the progress so far. In the last 2 pics I'm "flexing" because one of questions relates to LBM. A couple of questions: 1) I know I'm still fat at...

munichveteran‎, Yesterday 07:44 PM
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Brahinneeds 28 day modified Velocity diet

Hello everyone :) I have currently been bulking up for the last few months and have reached a goal of 16 stone. I have also put some messy fat on and want this gone!! My diet will be as such; 6 bulkpowders complete diet protein shakes a day kcals: 1320 Fat:28.8

brahinneed‎, Today 07:31 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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Should I continue cutting and what is your BF % guess (Pics)

Hi all, You can see the changes in my body in the past 3-4 months (I've been cutting for around 3 months): I dropped about 15lbs and my lifts went only slightly down (most remained the same). My goal is to see some sorta 6pack: not necessarily whole deal, but at least some signs of it :D...

koatliki‎, 11-18-2009 09:58 AM
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Fat over the 6th pack

So far I have 4 pack that show. The 3rd row on the bottom just doesn't want to come out. So far I went from 19% down now to 15%. How far down in percentage done have to get to get the 3rd row to come out? It seems my distribution of fat is mostly here. My diet: 400am before work: half cup...

Peterskeys405‎, 12-07-2014 12:41 PM
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