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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 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: 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 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: 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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Fat loss so hard

I don't know what's with my body, but fat loss it's like the hardest thing to achieve. As a young teen I was very skinny but never found a problem in bulking and gaining weight once I started. I have gained muscle through the years and I have gained fat but I have never been able to lose even 1...

JaredPunch‎, 03-02-2015 02:43 PM
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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 07:14 AM
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Didn't hit macro and overran deficit?

I'm eating at a 2400 deficit, I usually just eat at night before bed but today I got a little antsy with the sweets and overran it by accident. I hit 2550 instead and I didn't hit my protein contents for the day, got 167 for protein instead of 180. Fats and carbs got hit, I took two servings of...

LiftingStrong‎, Today 05:05 PM
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Not losing weight on 2000 calories

I eat lean gains style (16 hour fasting and the eat all my calories in an 8 hour window) I'm 5'7" 172 lbs and eat 2000 calories a day. 200g protein, 140g carb and about 70g of fat. I weighed myself one week ago saturday and was 171.2lbs and this friday i weighed myself at the same time of day and...

dahmon77‎, Today 05:02 PM
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There is a place for crash dieting and slow dieting

From my research I firmly believe one can go very low in calories at the beginning when there is a lot of fat to lose, lets take an example of a 6ft tall man whose goal is to get too 186lbs and a 32 inch waist, we will assume he has a number of years training under his belt because a waist of 32...

imaloser‎, Today 03:00 PM
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Fasted Cardio for fat loss.

Hey guys im a 15 year old football play im 5"8 and i weigh 207 pounds and i was wondering if running and walking will help me lose that weight, ive been doing fasted cardio for a week now and i aim for 500-600Calories and i eat 1200-1500calories a day. Will that help me lose weight?

Chrisxxx2012‎, Today 04:34 PM
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Cutting Plan-Thoughts

Im 250lbs and 6ft tall , here is my cutting plan , thoughts Sunday-Friday Wake 7am Fast all day, Water,black coffee and diet sodas are allowed 4pm-Workout

imaloser‎, Today 08:03 AM
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6 months cut 52 pounds lost, now what?

Hello, I have been cutting for about 6 months, I lost around 52 pounds now I am sitting at 196 pounds but still fat(bulked for a week 500 above maintenance, gained about a pound). Lifts are still increasing but at a very very slow rate now. I want to keep cutting before I start a long term clean...

Lost00‎, Yesterday 09:33 PM
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fat loss

I am doing mma 3 days a week and gym the other three days. I am taking sci tec anabolic whey in post and hydroxycut ąs a pre workout. i want a ripped body and i am eating within 1500 cals a day and taking upto 130 grams protein and within 100 grams carbs. am i doing it right? I am confused....

assraider‎, Today 01:28 PM
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Has My Body Changed for the better? I Need Some Thoughts

Just a little background I have always weight lifted and done cardio but had always had a gut, but I am not a big guy, Last November I started to get into the whole macro thing after years of telling myself I dont need to count calories and found out I was eating 2900, my maintanence was 2500,...

zoddyman‎, Today 05:11 AM
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Help Break up diet!

Ok so basically after my break up I haven't ate really much of nothing for about 5 days and im dropping weight fast 206 to 189 is this safe and should i ride the depression train to shred town or should I eat immediately. I been drinking a ton of water and maybe a protein shake one or 2 days.

mightyz19‎, Today 01:53 PM
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quick timing question on bulking/cutting

Hey guys I usually do the cut summer, bulk winter cycle, but this year I went too far with my bulk and put too much fat on, so Ill probably need to cut for winter also. My question is, if I cut to my goal weight in the winter, should I maintain it during summer,do a little mini bulk in the summer...

megamatt91‎, 02-20-2015 04:59 PM
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Counting and burning Calories

I have a question regarding my calorie consumption and burning calories. I am using the IIFYM and I got my calculations for 1958 a day to loose weight. I wanted to know if you go over the amount for your daily goal but you are working out does burning the calories subtract from your daily intake ? ...

Kerryblue25‎, 02-09-2015 10:10 PM
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Exclamation Is it water ,LBM or Fat

Hi , I can see my weight dropping , but how do I know whether it is water lbs or fat ?Also what should be the safe length to be in calorie deficit ?

nish1013‎, Today 01:02 PM
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Question did I lose all this muscle?

Hi I have been doing Craig caprusos 30 days cut and after the month I got sloppy for a couple weeks. I had still gone to the gym but not as much and my diet got out of check... however I noticed today I am 5 pounds lower since I weighed myself two weeks ago. Could this be from muscle loss, I am a...

Ehlert‎, Today 01:25 AM
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Spinning my wheels with eating disorder/bulk help

I have been bulking for 3 1/2 months. Prior to this i had a bit of an eating disorder, i never ate regularly and would go days of very low calories (1000-1500) for months at a time. I think my metabolism is shot. During this bulk i am averaging anywhere from 2000-2500 calories a day (this is based...

NoobGains23‎, Yesterday 01:26 AM
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Running away the fat...

Hi everyone, I just recently got 'volunteered' to run a 10k friendly charity race and I am being entered along with with a team of work colleagues. I started training about a month ago on a treadmill at the gym... I can now run 8k but it takes me an hour! And best of all, I have lost half a...

ChelshireCat‎, Today 11:49 AM
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Lost 20lbs, now it stopped

Hi everyone, I'm new here. I have been on a health tear for about 9 weeks. I'm 5'11", and started out at 203lbs. Now I'm 185. I'm hoping to get a 6pack for my birthday in April. But for the last 2 weeks, my weight loss has slowed to nearly nothing. I've been reading about this, but I haven't...

Jhf112123‎, Today 08:09 AM
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Training split for fat loss need help

I have a few questions.im new to dieting/working out but not a complete newbie.should I do 5days a week or 3days a wk? Also do I lift heavy or light. My goal is to lose fat and build strength then once that done I'm gonna clean bulk. I'm 6'1 around 205-210lb 18yo if that matters. How many times do...

Dcfool‎, Yesterday 06:11 PM
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Cancel a high sugar meal

My friends pushed me to eat some sweets with them ( sounds stupid i know... but at least i avoided alchool ). I counted calories and there were around 5000 calories made of damn sugar. What should I do after such a meal? Notice that I am lean bulking (gaining 1 pound/week but i want quality mass...

ContBB‎, Today 11:37 AM
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Cardio Vs Diet Vs Weight Lifting

Hello, I am trying to figure out what the best approach is to getting my abs to pop out. I use to have a gut, I weighed in at 190ish and now got back down to 160, losing that gut. I am starting to see my abs in the mirror but it looks like there is still a layer or fat on there that is tough to...

Mjm8082‎, Today 09:04 AM
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Exclamation My 3 week mini cut thoughts?

so in the last 3 weeks I have lost 11lbs im feeling much better i was 206lbs and im now 195lbs! im still hitting the same numbers on the weights and even more on the shoulder press today! so what are your thoughts? was this to intense of a deficit to lose 10lbs or does it seem fine as im still...

neighteen‎, Today 09:56 AM
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Started diet and workout plan, need some help

Hey guys, just joined the forum. Im starting a diet and workout routine, I'm trying to lose 100 pounds. STATS: 5'5 279 lbs 18 years old Im a college student who lives on campus and I eat at the cafeteria. I try to eat as healthy as possible. Breakfast:cheerios w/skim milk. a fruit, and...

CJbigplay81‎, Yesterday 11:47 PM
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Angry Puzzled or just confused.

Ok People Age: 46 Weight 230-236 (dependent on time of day) 5'11" BMI Estimate 27% Training for a little over a year after a long layoff Current Daily Calorie intake =1600-1900 Broken down roughly to 80g Carbs 53g fat 200g protein.

mwhisman‎, Today 09:55 AM
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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 07:29 AM
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