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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: 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: ♤♤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: *** 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: 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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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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How much protein needed to maintain muscle?

Here's the thing, I'm about 280 lbs right now and I'm trying to hit 240 by some time in July, easily done through eating about 2300 calories a day. The way I decided that was eating about 300g of protein which is 1200 calories, 150g of carbs, which is 600, and about 55g of fat, about 495 calories....

MattM218‎, Today 01:59 PM
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Unhappy Screwed up my metabolism?

I first began training unable to gain weight, for two months I couldn't gain anything. Frustrated, I increased my calories to 3,500 a day and rapidly gained weight. I gained a lot of strength in a short three month period however virtually all my weight gain was fat, with minimal if any muscle at...

Gaias‎, Today 02:06 PM
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Angry Should i cut or bulk cant lose man boobs!!

Im 16 years old, 5'6 and 160 lbs i gained 25 pounds from 135 when i was just trying to lose away my man boobs without lifting or eating right, which i now know was not the right idea. I bulked up to 160 and saw great gains everywhere but my chest and stomach but cant seem to lose my man boobs which...

lift4success‎, Yesterday 11:21 AM
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Arrow 12 weeks to Memorial Day 2015 (Mar 2 - May 25th) Weight Loss Thread

Hi All, Everyone's been waiting for a thread to start, so I thought I would kick it off. March 2- May 25th puts us @ 12 weeks to Memorial Day here in the US. Obviously non-US members are more than welcome to join in this 12 week thread. Weigh-ins are Monday morning (I found these help keep...

sammynage‎, 02-21-2015 06:14 AM
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Blending Raw Oats?

I've heard of people putting oats into their smoothies with other healthy stuff when they're using a blender, and I was wondering if that offers an advantage. Do some people cook the oats first, or should they be raw? Is there anyone here who makes smoothies with raw oats, and what advantages does...

Ace Corona‎, Yesterday 07:26 PM
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Gym or running for weight loss?

So im on diet right now and i want to lose atleast 10kg's to 15 in like 2months and i don't really know what to chose at the moment like year ago i used to do running and i actually lost a lot of weight , my current goal is obviuosly to lose the weight but im goin out at summer for like 2months or...

kabom16‎, Today 01:24 PM
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What is my BF percentage? what should be my weight loss goal?

Hey sorry if i sound very idiotic, but can someone help me guess my bodyfat percentage im 5,7 and weigh 141 pounds and my waist is 33inchs, also when will i see my abs and become "ripped", how much should i loss for this goal?

Kazeh56‎, Today 01:18 PM
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Need some information

Hello, i have been training for around 6 months now and ive seen some massive changes to what i used to look like, but in your professional opinion, can i lose this rubber ring around my waste in 2 weeks? As i have a lads holiday and want to look good for it. I get alot of compliments when i...

Varnster‎, Today 11:10 AM
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Skinny Fat and Keto

Hello, I'm pretty much skinny fat and I'm trying to get my body fat down quickly before I start bulking, so I'm following a keto diet structure. So should I be lifting during this low carb phase or will my workouts be in vain due to the lack of insulin? I know I can't bulk or pack on a...

LazarusTheWolf‎, Today 02:28 AM
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Skinny frame big butt.

Been going to the gym for a few months now and have seen a difference with my arms, chest and abs but want to know the best way to get rid of a big bum. Before starting the gym I had a 36inch bum even though I'm skinny.

Anton09‎, Today 11:16 AM
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Red face Guessing my BF% and what to do next?

So I finally found out how to add pictures to the threads, yay! i.imgur.com/H1lINnP.jpg i.imgur.com/MtH0rcL.jpg And now I have a question, what BF% do you think I have now? And what would you do if you had body like this, more cutting becouse of summer (I want to be ripped) or start slowly...

Kubicka‎, 04-09-2015 03:13 AM
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Unhappy Am I becoming obsessed

Hi everyone this is my first post on here and it's really about advice. My whole life I was fit and healthy since I started a family I gained a massive amount of weight. Now I have been training really hard and no matter what am in the gym at least 4 times a week. But still feel fat and when...

MrNoNameNeeded‎, Today 09:02 AM
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Thinking of extreme cutting. Here is My plan

Ok been cutting since New years made some nice progress doing the whole 1lb a week thing I am 178cm(5ft10) down like 20 pounds from 205 to just under 185. (Got to a 1000lb total pretty much too gaining like 75lbs onto my lifts) I am still fat over 20% body fat, most say I look fine(In...

Akbar2k7‎, Yesterday 05:16 PM
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1000 cals under maintenance?

need your help guys, is 1000cals under maintenance too much? been doing this last couple days and dont feel hungry.. i weigh 246lbs and am 5'10.. 18 y.o and really wanting to lose weight? thanks for any help

iamdanbrah‎, Today 08:53 AM
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What Fruits Do You Snack On?

I've got some money, and I want to get some fruit to snack on, but I'm not sure which fruits are the best for weight loss. I like apples, oranges, bananas, and cantalope. What fruits do you eat to lose weight, and what fruits would you recommend?

Ace Corona‎, 04-17-2015 02:07 PM
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Please help!

So I'm new to actually using body building. I'm 19, 5'2 and I currently weight 142 lbs. All of my life, I've played soccer or volleyball and never had a worry. As my back problems started to worsen and exercise became difficult, I was forced to quit soccer, but still never had trouble with weight...

Keyondria‎, Yesterday 07:32 PM
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Best routine on a cut?

I've been lifting on and off for the past 10 years and have put on a fair amount of fat over the last 2 years after a long layoff. I started the F5 novice routine 2 months ago because I hadnt followed a routine with built in progression in the past. I'll be doing a slow cut for the next 6 months to...

royrebuild‎, Today 12:50 AM
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Little confused with how alcohol and weekly calories effect fat loss

So what I'm wondering is how a day of overeating and drinking effects the entire weeks calorie deficit. For example my maintenance calories is around 2350. This past week I had 1500 calories a day Monday -Friday. Yesterday and last night I ended up drinking a lot of alcohol and went out to eat. I'm...

Bills10‎, Today 06:57 AM
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losing 11 pounds in a 5 weeks

Need your help here guys, I need to lose 10 pounds in 5 weeks.. is that possible?? I already made changes on my diet and workout 5 days a week for about 45-75 minutes a day... but I need something more extreme to help me get rid of those extra pounds... Thanks

MoVoner‎, Today 01:54 AM
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Massive Deficit On Certain Days

I have been doing the traditional cut eating 500 cals below maintenance lifting 5 times a week and doing cardio 2 hours a week. I lost about 2 lb in a month which isnt impressive considering im only 13% bf at 195 Im thinking about dropping cardio and eating at maintenance 4 days a week (3000...

TChase15‎, Today 05:55 AM
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Stuck in a rut. Bf% dosent change how i want.

So i am 21 years old. I cant seem to lose bf effectively. I often find myself stuck between cutting and bulking. For example, i did a hydrostatic bf test and i was 10% this was back in august. Then i went to see a nutritionist she told me to eat more white foods more fats which i did, but now im at...

Tmarkdc‎, Yesterday 04:23 PM
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Less fat , better body

Hi everyone , my name is johnny , 17 year old , 170cm , 70 kilograms. i have never had a personal trainer or someone who gives me advice about nutrition programs while cutting and bulking , and the quality of the gyms here is low with no professional trainers and many steriod users so, my problem...

Joh98‎, Today 03:09 AM
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Exclamation Belly fat problem please HELP!

I have lost 24 kilos of fat and gained 11 of muscles, 3 years now that i am attending nutrition doc. And gym in order to shape myself cause i used to be fit before i gained my kilos. I was a swimmer and when i stopped to study my biggest fault was that i started eating. I am 18 years old 1.84m tall...

ARgiannakis‎, Today 02:41 AM
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Unhappy Fat loss help!

So basically I eat really healthy and exercise two times a day but still not losing any weight. The only time I am active is when I am exercising, other than that, I spend most of the day just sitting in front of my computer. Is this the cause of my problem? Do I have to be active throughout the...

Nc62694‎, Yesterday 08:37 PM
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Need advice for losing fat and gaining lean muscle!

Basketball player that is 6"0 barefoot and 175 and about 14% bodyfat. I need a workout plan that will him me gain lean muscle and lose fat. Thanks for the help. Appreciate it Goals: 9 % bodyfat

Thobbie2163‎, Yesterday 06:41 PM
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