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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: ❖❖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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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: 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: 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 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: 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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June 1- Aug 2 2016 fat loss and motivation thread

Sign up for the June 1 - Aug 2 fat loss and motivation thread is open now to anybody, returning or brand new. It was going to be a June/July thread but that would have meant moving weigh-ins to Sunday in order to make it cut off on exactly July 31 and I figured most people would prefer not to have...

spradish‎, 05-24-2016 06:53 AM
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My First Post: Is Low-Calories & High-Protein All That Matters to Become Lean?

I am about to start a fat loss diet, with the goal of reaching 10% body fat. I plan on achieving this with a combination of diet, weight training, and walking. My 3 daily meals have approximately the following nutritional profile: - 700 calories a meal - 60 grams of protein per meal I...

Joer1212‎, Yesterday 02:56 PM
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Fat man in a thin man's body?

For those of you who lost weight, and got and transformed your body, how long did it take you to get accustomed to your body? I still feel like a fat man in a thin man's body.

Nate the Snake‎, 07-28-2016 02:00 PM
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Cutting help

I am currently 6'0 weighing around 240. I would like to drop around 40 pounds then gain my muscle mass back because I know I will be losing quite a bit of it during a cut. I've tried iifym and it just doesn't seem to work for me trying to track every macro I consume. I plan to eat clean and start...

ryanjlockwood‎, Yesterday 09:02 PM
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The Legend himself Vince Gironda and not combining carbs with protein.

Vince Gironda's food combination was protein and fat. He did not like a lot of carbs. He felt the body needed fat and protein to work together and felt the egg was the perfect protein source and felt the serum cholesterol being high in eggs was BS. He said proteins and carbs digest in different...

WutangFlex732‎, Yesterday 06:55 PM
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Best method of lifting for fat loss?

I've lost nearly 30 lbs doing what I'm doing, but I assume that any moving around a lifting weight was going to make some weight come off easily coming from a pretty sedentary lifestyle. Now that the initial weight loss is slowing down I'm wondering if there is something I should change to improve...

smr91481‎, Yesterday 12:30 PM
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Cutting help

So this is my first post, please be nice. I need some advice, what would you think the best calórico deficit or macro will be best for cutting. 1.65m 57kg BF 21% probably? I train 5 times a week and started doing cardio again 3 times a week 35min and 2 times a week 15minutes I always do hit...

alejandraamm27‎, Yesterday 07:56 PM
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Why is fat so hard to lose??

Seems like even when i diet i still have my skinny fat chest, stomach, and chin. My diet mostly consists of ezekiel breaded ham sandwiches, maranatha peanut butter, grilled chicken, broccoli with lots of water throughout the day and my post workout shake. I think alot of it is because when...

Gosu14‎, Yesterday 10:25 AM
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Almost at original goal weight! Still fatt

Hello, I would like some advice, I started at 164 pounds a few months ago. I am now down to 133 pounds, my goal weight was 130 pounds. To achieve this I ate under 1200-1300 calories a day. As I am dropping weight I relized I still have chest and stomach fat, all of my fat everywhere else is nearly...

kice1997‎, Yesterday 01:45 AM
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Arrow quality vs quantity

https://www.fitwatch.com/blog/quality-vs-quantity-which-one-is-better-for-fat-loss have a look. good luck to all fat losers and gainers.

markthrones‎, Yesterday 09:52 AM
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Bulk or cut?

Hey guys ok so Iunno whether I should keep cutting or to start putting on mass. I don't have a probelm dropping weight but I hate limiting my food! Im not too concerned about being shredded if i was a good size with 10-15% body fat id be happy with that. Right now im 150 lbs and 13% body fat at...

Joseperezzz‎, 07-28-2016 10:21 PM
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Thin bodytype. No shredded abs though

Long story short. I am male/38yr/6ft 3in. From 2005-2015 i have been running marathons, mountain runs etc. I weight trained 3 times/week but not very hard. In September 2015 i weighed 161pounds(73Kgs) and i decided to get my abs shredded. So i have been working out 4times/week (M/W/F/S),...

sakoul‎, 07-28-2016 11:48 AM
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Smile Advice and Guidance needed. PLEASE HELP (New to the forum)

Hey guys, I am new to the forum and I was wondering if I could get some advice regarding weight loss. I am 5'11 weigh about 300 pounds. I am studying in college currently and hoping to drop some pounds not just to look good but to better my performance (and to not run out of breath after a flight...

aranyabiswas1‎, 07-25-2016 11:21 AM
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Should larger individuals aim to lose more than 1-2lb a week?

Quick question as i am starting to help someone start loosing weight. For myself, i aim for 1lb per week and that works well for me. But my BF% never gets up real high and i am more worried about keeping whatever muscle mass i can. But for someone starting out with much more weight to lose and...

HateKraZe‎, 07-28-2016 08:13 PM
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280lbs 6ft tall how much in theory would I lose in 5 weeks if I did this

1 meal a day 1200 calories and 100g of protein,2-3 heavy low volume heavy low rep workouts a week, no cardio meal example 450g of chicken breast, 1 300g baked potato with a little butter, lots of veg

JakeArmitage‎, 07-23-2016 05:11 PM
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I've lost 130+ pounds while Traveling the World but still need HELP!

Hello guys I'm Oscar Over 2 years ago I got tired of my life sucking 9 to 5 and extremely unhealthy lifestyle. I was a 5'8, 350LB, 25 year old from Chicago at a dead end job that decided I needed a change. I quit my Job sold everything I owned and booked a one way flight to Travel the World a...

OscarMontes‎, Yesterday 09:27 AM
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Need some help/advice

My current problem is no matter what I do i can't lose weight. I can't figure out why. I am 27 years old, 6'2, weight 230 lbs, mostly fat. History: as a teenager I was very fit, very fast metabolism, very active. When I was 19 I got a desk job with a great company, but I sat at my desk 12...

Bite88‎, 07-28-2016 01:05 PM
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Fasting for a day?

Today is "Pizza Monday's" Basically a family dinner where we all actually relax and have a family dinner for once rather than everything being in a rush. Only one problem, im trying to watch my weight but for family i'm willing to munch out and have fun with them. I was thinking of fasting...

Whycry‎, 11-07-2011 07:26 PM
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Post 6 Months in and need help with meal plans

Hello Guys/Gals, I've been at the gym now since the new year, after stopping last year due to loss of motivation, ive been getting those beginner gains for 6 months and went from 110kg down to 93kg which is a start. I watch a lot of videos on youtube and i have some basic routines throughout...

Retrillion‎, Yesterday 02:03 AM
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Not losing weight help

I made a post yesterday because it's been 3 weeks of working out 5 days a week with 10-20 minutes of cardio everyday followed by 1 hour of lifting. I lost 3 pounds, yesterday I weighed in as 205.6 in the AM same as 2 weeks ago. So I didn't lose or gain weight for a week. This morning I weighed in...

acashmoney‎, Yesterday 05:17 AM
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Fat to Fit - 15 month transformation

I thought I would share my story and progression, and hopefully this will help motivate people and show them what is possible with hard work and consistency. 15 months ago I decided to get back into shape. I worked out for years, but with the demands of life I had let myself go. I hadn't worked...

MiscTrial‎, 07-09-2016 07:11 PM
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3 months later still the same weight...

I started my cut in May at 220LBs and now 3 months later I'm still the same weight. I've been eating around anywhere from 1400-2500 calories per day. Exercise wise I do anywhere from 15-60 mins of cardio a day and lift 3-4 times a week. I also upped my water intake to at least a gallon per day. ...

BryantVII‎, 07-28-2016 03:42 PM
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should I stick with caloric deficit diet when I'm sick?

So today I woke up feeling very sick with fever, headache, body ache and lots of sweating. It was to the point where I could not stand without help. Since I was sick and unable to get out of the bed I ate my mom's comfort foods (chicken soup with rice and other herbal ingredients) without having...

Tourden‎, 07-28-2016 06:57 PM
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Assessment of my first keto-diet days for fat loss.

Hello. Before commenting my first 5 days of keto-diet I'd like to give some background info. Weight 5 days ago: 251lbs Weight as of today: 245lbs Height: 6 ft 3 ~bf%: 27% Daily caloric intake: 2k Daily caloric burn: 300-500 So day 1-4 were very easy and as noted I lost a lot of weight...

kiteingkay‎, 07-27-2016 03:43 PM
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