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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: 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: ♤♤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: *** 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: 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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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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September 1st to November 30th transformation thread.

Hello! This thread will be for your transformation process from September 1st until November 30th. It doesn’t matter if you cutting, bulking or just looking for motivation to keep going on your fitness journey. Hope to get from all interested in participating a starting weight and then a...

Wankelpt‎, 08-30-2014 12:13 PM
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I ate only 1k calories yesterday

I usually eat 2000 to 2200 calories every day on my cut But yesterday I was very busy playing destiny and didn't find time to cook I weighted my self this morning and found that I lost 2 lb . My question is should I eat 3000 calories today and complete my macros or forget it and just do...

squall121‎, Today 12:19 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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calculating TDEE accurately

So I worked out my approximate TDEE from IIFYM. I then chose a small cut (15%). I am now loosing weight. However here comes my question. In the first week I lost weight quite fast. I am guessing a chuck of this was water weight etc... I was wondering if as I go on if a take the calories...

cardassian‎, Today 12:51 AM
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Unhappy Biggest Fear of a Obese Rookie

So about a month ago I went to the doctor and I found out I have high blood pressure. The doctor put me on meds and I had to go back and see him in a week. When I went back after taking the meds for a week I went back and my blood pressure was good. The doctor told me he is going to keep my on my...

dlw2107‎, Yesterday 12:58 PM
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from 305 to 225

Started @ 305 on the 1st of may with a couple of nutrition books, google and a gym membership and decided it was time to start to make a lifestyle change. Today weighing in @225 with 23% bf (probably wrong!) Been training 5-6 days a week lifting 2 days and cardio on all the days. Cardio is 25...

Vaughne7‎, Yesterday 08:06 PM
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Skinny fat dilemma

I've been 207lbs at 5'10, now i weigh 165lbs and instead of looking fat i look skinny fat at about 20% bf. What should i do? I'm thinking about cutting down to 13-15% bf and then go on a long bulk, is this my best option?

Svenne‎, Yesterday 11:32 PM
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Question about bulking after a big cut

Alright so I've lost a lot of weight and I'm deciding to finally to go on my first bulk...I made a thread before and was recommended to eat about 250-300 calories above my TDEE of 2000. My question is, if I'm lifting and doing other exercise throughout the day, wouldn't I burn additional...

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You've reached your daily caloric limit- suddenly become really hungry. What do??

Hey. I thought of making this thread to see what other people do in situations like this. Maybe we can get some helpful tips from the more successful ones on here. You've reached your caloric limit and you suddenly become hungry. Plenty of the day is left. What do you usually do? Eat the food...

whyohwhyohwhy‎, Yesterday 08:59 PM
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Opinion on body fat, please

Hi all, The bf% thread seems quite barren, so will you please have a look at these pics and tell me if my calipers are right. Is this 19-20-ish body fat? Thank you!

Soundastic‎, 10-18-2014 12:37 AM
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Advice on what to do next ?(Pics)

I'm 19 years old, 5'10, currently 180 lbs, and probably around 20 %- Pics are attached, let me know if you think I'm a different bf. I lost around 15 lbs over the summer just by lifting 3-4x a week and watching my diet (very little cardio). Now, I'm looking decent, but I still have love handles,...

TreTee123‎, Yesterday 01:39 PM
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anabolic diet question

1. When into keto, I plan to stay 0 to 10 carbs to hit keto. 2. I had friends who tried this diet. And said they lost 4 pounds each week of fat. My first question is losing more than 2 pounds of fat on the anabolic diet bad (this is including the carb up weekend) 5 day low carb 2 day carb ...

neilawesome‎, Yesterday 06:38 PM
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How to move forward?

Hi there, In the past year since I've started losing weight I've gone from fluctuating between 330-340 lbs down to 250-260 lbs. I exercise 5 days a week and have been eating much healthier. However for the past 2 months I haven't (according to the scale) lost any weight, although I feel like I...

Mmunley‎, Yesterday 10:11 PM
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im not really a truck

Hey everyone. gonna try to put all the info i can down here. Natural Endomorph/Mesomorph..former state champion powerlifter 1375 combined lift in the 220 weight class in 2010... if you were wondering... 23 years old trying to cut 50 pounds of fat from 250.(just kept slowly putting on weight...

xx45xx‎, Yesterday 09:24 PM
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Cant stick to clean eating

Okay, I weigh about 200 at 5 foot 8. I'm a male, and around like 18-20% bodyfat. I have been lifting for a while and I had cut down to around 170 multiple times but tried to "bulk" and ended up gaining fat. But the reason for this post is basically, I need some motivation to get cut. I'm not happy...

Lilty1018‎, Yesterday 09:14 PM
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Wink Bodyfat Question

Hey Guys I am 18.8% Bodyfat at the moment and I still have stomach fat My goal is not really to have a six pack but just some stomach definition I got the exercises down for that But what I really want to know is what BF% do I need to go to have some stomach definition

Porsche911Abs‎, Yesterday 07:32 PM
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Cheat Meals and Weight

How much can a cheat meal affect your weight? I started last week at 214.0 lbs on Monday. I ate clean all week and by the weekend I felt like I even looked slightly leaner. On Sunday I had my cheat meal which was wings at Buffalo Wild Wings. I weighed myself the next morning which was exactly a...

MizterG‎, Yesterday 11:50 AM
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Smile How to lose body fat on pecs and stomach?

Hi fellow BBers, I just started training again after a 9 month break from the gym due to family reasons, I have put on a ton of weight, around 14kg, it bothers me on my pecs and also I got a bit of a beer gut, my main goal is to stay bulky with definition, not lose all my weight and become a...

XianBrah‎, Yesterday 08:37 PM
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Beergut

Hello, this is my first post ever. I am 5"0 24 years old Beergut Spinally handicapped 120lbs roughly

wolffe‎, Yesterday 08:07 PM
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Lifting Heavy while Cutting

Oh well that's a long post :)) , however if you don't have the patience to read all of that **** , but got the experience the main thing is : I'm an 170 pounds 6 feet guy , with some amount of muscle but a little bit of lower abs fat looking to bulk up around 200 lbs without getting a pregnant...

AxelTrain21‎, Yesterday 03:08 PM
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Lose fat or gain muscle?

I know that you can't gain muscle and lose fat at same time(it's difficult at least). So I'm not sure what I should do. I'm 5 foot 6 at around 225 lbs. I've been lifting off and on for few years but you couldn't tell. I can only max bench 265lbs. If I had to guess I'd say I'm 30% body fat. Should...

Sweatyteddytaco‎, Yesterday 11:21 AM
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What does my bodyfat look like?

Ok, so I keep measuring only 29-30% bodyfat using calipers, which seems kind of low to me. I'd say I feel more like a 35% bodyfat, but I can't tell for certain. What does it look like to you? Here is another picture:

jamespilroseiv‎, 10-16-2014 07:08 PM
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Low ab fat, strange deposits, but low body fat reading. Not sure what to do anymore.

Hey guys, I would like you all to know that I did suffer an eating disorder in the past. Since recovering years ago, I became skinny fat in the process. Just last year was able to recomposition successfully. Stats are not current, I am much taller now, into the 5 foot 11 range, my weight is too sad...

becool12‎, Yesterday 04:57 PM
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Frustrated...

Well, I've been thinking I might be able to get some type of advice on here. I'm beginning to get very frustrated (for some time now) that I just am not seeing the results I wish I was. Background info.. bout 1.5 years ago I spent about a month in the hospital and dropped to 125 lbs (I'm...

cgibsong002‎, 09-25-2014 08:24 PM
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Time to bulk? or continue cut?

Attached are pictures from my bulk to my cut. Should I continue on the cut? I started putting myself in a deficit in March and then a bigger one in June. Didn't change macros until weight stalled for awhile. Right now I'm 150g carbs, 50g fat, 225g protein. I was thinking of just continuing until...

emanfitness‎, 10-20-2014 10:30 PM
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