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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: ♤♤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: 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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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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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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Lose at least 5% body fat while bulking

Can it be done by doing cardio for 30 minutes 2-3 times a week? I'm at about 25% as you can see on pictures and I feel it's too much now, want to cut down to atleast 20% but without losing size or strength. Also, did I lose any fat on these pictures: February(start of working out):...

EDINN2505‎, Yesterday 06:30 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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rapid fat loss diet

on so here are my current stats before starting the diet 5'9 170.4 between 14-15% bodyfat. my marcos protein -255 fat - 14 carbs - 18

adammikro313‎, 11-16-2014 03:04 AM
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Muscle memory/retention after 2 months off?

I've been on medical leave for about 2 months with no access to any physical activity. I can tell my gains have decreased slightly as well as the fat around my mid section increasing. I'm getting back into it now. Will it be easy for my body to get back into the shape it was? It's depressing to...

Kalbi‎, Yesterday 11:28 PM
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Idea of bodyfat% and advice

I injured my finger and i cannot do weights for 6 weeks (3-4 weeks left) So i am focusing on my cut Front - http://i.imgur.com/xlOZXC7.jpg Back - http://i.imgur.com/hsMrb05.jpg Side inhale - http://i.imgur.com/BGK6RJ7.jpg Side natural - http://i.imgur.com/HBeosiO.jpg Close front -...

JayzBoi‎, 11-12-2014 10:07 AM
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Body composition changes associated with fasted versus non-fasted aerobic exercise

http://www.jissn.com/content/11/1/54/abstract Body composition changes associated with fasted versus non-fasted aerobic exercise Brad J Schoenfeld, Alan A Aragon, Colin D Wilborn, James W Krieger et al.

MrM27‎, 11-20-2014 10:27 PM
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When is a cheat-day okay? + another question

Me and my brother are both cutting currently, very strict I'd say. I've been around 1800 religious for the past 2 weeks and he has been around 1650-1750 religiously(he's a smaller build than I). It's been extremely taxing for me mentally and physically as I haven't been this consistent in quite...

StitchT‎, 04-24-2012 08:06 PM
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Looking much smaller ??

Hi i ´ve lifting since 2,5 years and its the first time i really try to get shredded. I went from 180 lbs (lean enough) to 171 lbs in a month, feeling smaller but it did not stop me. But today i was told that i was looking skinny and normal , and that me arms lost significant size. My strenght...

ivancr7‎, Yesterday 07:17 PM
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Unhappy From 20% -> 12% fat in a month, possible?

Hi all, I've been casually lifting for 2 years now and really started being serious in the past 6 months. I've been seeing results regarding strength, stamina and muscle but now I REALLY need to tackle my belly. I know diet is 99.99% of the problem and am prepared mentally to lose body fat fast...

JakeAzn‎, 11-19-2014 01:01 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 03:30 AM
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Smile New guy - looking for experienced tips!

Hey everyone! I'm going to be doing some more work to my profile and checking out the posts on here pretty soon. Just wanted to give a quick introduction and see if anyone else out there have had similar issues, that wouldn't mind sharing some of their advice on how they have overcome them. ...

Patriots1989‎, Yesterday 07:34 AM
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Underweight with a lot of fat?

Hi all, I am pretty new. I am sure you get asked questions like this all the time, but I've always had some body image issues in the past. People tell me I am very slim, way too slim, etc. But when I look at myself, I tend to see a lot of fat on me. Well, at least I think it is fat? It looks...

ScrumpDoll‎, Yesterday 04:59 PM
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Loosing moobs from being extremely overweight?

Hey All, I wanted any tips to lose the man boobs from being extremely overweight? I know I need to expect to hit about 6 - 7% body to get rid of it completely. Does anyone have tips to get through this last part? I lift hard 3 times a week. I'm thinking of adding HIIT/Steady State cardio on off...

Kalbi‎, Yesterday 11:37 PM
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Is losing 15-20 by Christmas unhealthy?

Is it unhealthy or should I do 10 pounds? What are the best foods to eat as well? How much weight do you have to lose till it starts showing in your face?

victoria92maj‎, Yesterday 10:28 PM
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Please advice me.

Good night everybody :) Was wondering if you guys can advice me. Right, I've been lifting "heavy" 3 times per week 7 months now (i'm currently doing the all pro's routine) I've gained strenght and I've noticed good changes on my body, small ones but I've made some. My issue is my stomach. I'm...

m0dd‎, Yesterday 08:53 PM
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Exclamation Hear both Pro and Cons using a Treadmill

Hi - I am new to BB, and also new to the gym. I have about 20 pounds I need to lose, mostly in my waists, hips, and inner thighs (perimenpausal gain). Besides lifting and doing core workouts, I like to use the treadmill. Is this a good way to lose weight? Along with clean eating of course. If...

Mamfish‎, Yesterday 01:43 PM
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Angry Gained weight

Hi guys , just wanted to ask you guys about the reason of me gaining weight after hitting the gym for 3 weeks , lets start with my supplements that my trainer asked me to use : 1-Iso 100% whey protein 2- gulatmine 3- reflex nutritions pre work out 4- multivitamines ............. I go to...

don187‎, Yesterday 12:25 PM
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Im curious about how my BF is distributed on me

I seem to have a disconnect on how my body is loosing BF. Veins are really starting to pop out on me on my forearms, across my front delts and on my calfs/shins, however I still have a fair sized gut, and man boobs. I thought I would have to have alot less fat ie "gut", to have as many veins as I...

Fritter14‎, 11-10-2014 03:30 PM
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1700 Calories per day, but I'm still sooo hungry.

Starting up a cut again. Myfitnesspal recommends 1700 calories a day for a loss of 2lbs per week, already lost 5lbs(probably some water weight, but still yay!!). Here is the problem, I am feeling pretty hungry still. I have tried filling up on Culvers Chicken Cashew salad without cheese,...

Ganning‎, 11-17-2014 06:16 PM
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When to stop cutting - calories are low, weight loss is slow

5'11", 161ish pounds, 24 year old guy. I made the mistake of cutting too much too fast during the early stages of my cut (which I've been doing for about a year now). I've been eating at 1600 cals for months with the exception of a 2 week diet break about 2 months ago. Macros have typically...

treefiddy1031‎, 08-25-2014 08:21 AM
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Legitimate cortisol reducers?

I've looked up everything on the internet and done a lot of research on this, honestly. And to be honest I'm not sure how much I believe these claims that certain supplements being purported, can actually reduce cortisol. And honestly, I can't just decrease stress in my life other than by smoking...

FatIsWhack‎, Yesterday 05:57 PM
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lost the weight now trying to lose the fat

Hi guys, I'm a 27 year old, 6'2, weighing 200lbs. I have lost around 15lbs to get down to a comfortable weight for me, and am now trying to get down from 26% body fat to around 12% body fat. I have tried to lose body fat by reducing my weight previously and it made me sick and I had no energy...

PolishSamurai87‎, Yesterday 01:48 AM
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Protein shake diet.

Hi guys, I'm not here to ask what you think about the idea, just telling you what i am doing, for those interested in hearing how it does. In an effort to cut down as much body fat as i can, while maintaining lean mass, I have put myself on a protein shake diet. I'll be taking in 180g of...

wsntme‎, 11-17-2008 02:41 AM
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Cool should I weigh my chicken before or after cooking?

I don't really know whether to weigh before or after. Also should I weigh it frozen or after I thaw it out? Would it make a difference, thanks

rja12‎, Yesterday 02:01 PM
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does my beard hide my weak jawline? pic included

photos/28896024@N04/15846265435/ -flickr.com (can't officially post pics atm) It looks terrible when clean shaven because I'm fat, but I don't even know if I lowered body fat% that it would make any difference :/ Do I have jawline potential or should I permanently wear my beard to cover it?...

theleo21‎, Yesterday 03:47 PM
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