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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 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 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: 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: 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 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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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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Hit a plateau cutting - Time to refeed/cheat?

So I haven't had a refeed in a month and a cheat in 2 weeks. I've noticed that I've been lagging in my progress. I'm staying at the same body weight and same body fat percentage. Is it time to plan a refeed or cheat day?

bboyrebel‎, Today 03:06 PM
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Arrow Amazing 90 Day Transformation

Hey guys today is exactly 90 days working on my transformation and decided to post a video of it to my YouTube. I would really appreciate if you could check it out and let me know what you think! By the way I'm also participating in the 200k Bodybuilding/Dymatize Transformation Challenge! ...

Champ0512‎, 03-29-2015 09:15 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 02:30 AM
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6 fat lose, bf estimate

i started from october 2014 the gym , i did a bulk but get more fat, so im cutting since 5 - 6 months , i was 83.5kg , i lost more or less 7 kg im now 76.2kg ,i dont want to do a bulk cuz im a skinnny fat phagot and all muscle i get goes away while im cutting so first i will do a cut, im now in a...

StratosMaster‎, Today 03:18 PM
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Begginer lifter

Hey, I'm Adam and um 27. I weigh 245 and 5" 11 I'm FAT! I haven't lifted since boxing at 18 and need advice. I want to get down to about 15 percent body fat and foods I have available to me are chicken tuna and broccoli . whats the best way to get back to a healthy weight. Also my end goal is to be...

jtweedy5‎, Today 02:33 PM
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2-4 Week Mini-Cut Advice?!

So I've been lean bulking since this last summer of 2014 and I feel I have plateaued in my strength and size gains. I started off around 165 during summer and have been lean bulking since then. I am currently at 170. I have always been a hard gainer when it comes to actual mass, but I have always...

monkoy1108‎, Today 02:42 PM
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Cool How do I lower my body weight (scale number!) while still building muscle?

Since January 7th I have been working out 4-5 days per week (4 days weight lifting; 1-2 days with 30min running/swimming after lifting) and eating a net 1,200 calories (food primarily = oatmeal, kale/whey smoothies, yogurt, fruit/veggies, chicken, frozen meals, sweet potatoes). While I have been...

AlexaMonet‎, Today 09:08 AM
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Wow last night I screwed up bad... Uhhhh "refeed" day?

I've lost 20 pounds in 10 weeks. I started EC stack but got so used to eating less I don't even feel like I need it anymore. Yesterday I screwed up bad though. Took a friend out for Mexican. Steak rice jalapeño cheese. Jalapeño poppers 1000 calories???? Then had 6 16 oz natty ice. 1260...

NYG92‎, Today 08:46 AM
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Exclamation Had a big cheat meal?

I've been cutting for 8 weeks and have been making slow progress. 1 pound loss per week. However today I had a HUGE cheat meal disaster and I at about 1,200 calories over. Should I eat barely anything tomorrow to make up for my weekly caloric intake or just eat my normal cutting macros?

mccooey‎, Yesterday 05:33 PM
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What do you guys think my bodyfat % is? (pics)

So I am a 18 year old guy who are 6 ft 2 tall and weight about 170 lbs. If it makes any difference my waist size is around 32 inches. I did make on thread like this for like 20 min ago but forgot about pics. My body shape is pretty much like the guy on the pics. There you have 2 photos so you...

Cristianoooo‎, Today 12:24 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 06:14 AM
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How fast to reduce calories

From a 200 calorie surplus each week i started lowering calories by 100. I planned to do this until i reached a 500 cal deficit. Going slowly seems to have a few benefits and one of them is to keep more strength. My question is, do you think going so slowly into a good deficit is necessary when i...

davyy‎, 03-30-2015 06:16 AM
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First dirty bulk, progress? is it time to cut?

Hey guys I started at 200lbs and lost 47lbs with no weight lifting. then I started bulking eating 3000+ cals each day and at least 175g of protein. I have been following the strong lifts routine for a while and this is my weight increase ( I did miss some workouts because of holidays) All...

cgm9‎, Today 02:04 AM
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Were you treated differently after losing alot of weight?

For those of you that have lost alot of weight tell me if people acted diff. towards you or if you noticed anyother changes with yourself. Did you get more stares? Did your genitals change in size? Did you get negative or jealous reactions fromn friends/family? Discuss

quickscott‎, 09-10-2006 06:57 PM
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Weekly Wednesday Weigh-in

I tend to weigh myself daily, but my goal weights are recorded on Wednesdays. I thought this would be a good place to display them publicly to make me more accountable. If anyone wants to join in, feel free. I always like company. I started this weekly ritual on Nov. 5, 2014. I weighed in at...

Maverick2015‎, 12-10-2014 09:19 AM
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What do you guys think my bodyfat % is?

So I am a 18 year old guy who are 6 ft 2 tall and weight about 170 lbs. If it makes any difference my waist size is around 32 inches. So what do you guys think my body fat percentage is?

Cristianoooo‎, Today 11:01 AM
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Smile |Fat to Skinny |Or Fat to Fit...Help

Is it better to go from fat to skinny or from fat to fit. Im 21 years old 6 foot 1 inch 250pounds fat % unsure experience- novice. very good foundation of muscle. I need answers based on the best route i should take or if im on the right track,improvements,recommendations. Is it best to...

codydittrich123‎, Today 10:39 AM
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Any Tips/Advice/Lessons/Experiences on Learning Your Body?

Okay so I know that one of the underlying factors that should be known to progress further in this hobby is to learn your body. I'm not talking about ectos, mesos or endos. I'm talking about learning how your body reacts to certain foods, exercises, macro-nutrient ratios, carb sensitivity......

Festerguts‎, Today 09:45 AM
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Should I stop cutting? With PICS

I am thinking about stop cutting, but still wondering if i'm already lean enough, my estimations are that right now i'm around 11/12% body fat. So, do you agree with this numbers? Thanks in advance

GoncaloSardinha‎, Today 06:29 AM
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Talking Lose 7lbs+ Challenge (U READY BRO?)

**Challenge** *Whoever can drop the most fat without losing their muscle gains wins.* ‣ Winner will be judged by everyone doing the challenge at the end of April, I will post how we will judge when it's over. ‣ I'm personally aiming to drop from 179lbs - 169lbs by the end of April. ...

Troopashd‎, Today 09:14 AM
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Angry Sugar Cravings are Killing me!!!

Hi all, More of a late night (UK) rant here. My diet is so spot on... well now I've realised that there are carbs in fricking everything! But my calorie intake is between 1200-1350 depending on if I've trained and my macro's are alllllmost ok. I started a GTE/CLA/Fish Oil stack and added...

jadew03‎, 03-30-2015 06:03 PM
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Cutting & Low Libido

4 weeks into a cut and libido has absolutely nosedived. Getting enough fat; need about 65g for my bodyweight and I'm consuming about 80g, just over half is saturated fat. I'm 28. Any supplements to help mitigate the decrease in sex drive? I'm going to start zinc but would anything else...

BingoBerty‎, Yesterday 05:26 AM
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Gained a pound? Seriously?

Okay, I'm gonna rant a little because this just frustrates me. I think I know the answer, but I'd rather post on here and get reassured. It's impossible that I gained a pound. Last week I posted about not losing weight. I had some users critique my diet and calorie counting and I was on my way....

Pp8900‎, Today 07:20 AM
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Question Paleo and Crossfit vs "The Basics"

Hi, I'm hoping you can answer some questions as it pertains to fat loss, and achieving optimal body comp. 1) Is a Paleo approach, including no wheat, gluten, grains better, worse, or the same as an IIFYM approach? 2) Is the high(er) fat, low(er) carb approach as supported by Paleo...

adambb87‎, Yesterday 07:41 AM
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Average body fat?

I am just wondering what the average caliper measurement is for stomach body fat in mm?

LRusty‎, Today 07:21 AM
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