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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: 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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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: 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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drop fat percentage during shoulder injury?

Hi! I have a shoulder injury and i would like to drop my fat percentage. I am 5'11'' and 180lbs 19%fat. It is posible to lose some fat now and what strategy would you recommend?I can do just jogging,bicycle,etc..

anti93‎, Today 07:48 AM
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Losing fat but gaining muscle?HOW

Hey, I m working out for a year(a bit more)and well i ve gained over 20 lbs which is good but i ve started gaining belly fat which is annoying. Now i am not quite sure what to do,my chest and back are small,and because of that i want to gain weight but on the other hand i m gaining belly fat...

Milos108‎, Today 10:03 AM
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What to do, contastant weight gain

so i been on Paxil a ssri for my anxiety for 4 years when i started i was 117lbs. i was nvr able to gain weight but this helped over the last few years i cotinued to gain weight i thought it would stop at some point but no. i gain about 1lb every 3-4 weeks im 170lb now im 5'8 and i dont workout...

sonyboyj‎, 09-26-2016 03:01 PM
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I have stopped losing weight

So I don't think my weight loss has reduced in about 4 weeks approximately, and I am very unsure of what to do since I am already at 1550-1600 calories, and 160 grams of proteins per day. I train 3 times per week and weight 165.34 lbs (75kg) and height is 5'10'' (1.79m). 165 lbs may not sound that...

Davidtrains‎, Today 01:05 PM
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Fasted Training (Study)

FASTED TRAINING ? A good idea? Never been a big fan and acute short term studies like this fail to look at end points that matter, such as actual changes in body comp, etc don't tell us much but tend to get people all excited over the results and usually taken out of context: Exercising in...

WillBrink‎, 09-27-2016 06:10 AM
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Caloric deficit has become greater than ever for me

Hello to everyone. I started my diet three months ago. At that time my body level was at approximately 21-22 %. Currently, I reached 16 %. My Goal is to become somewhat lean in order to start a lean bulk once I reach like 12-13 %. My current weight is around 160,7 lbs. My current Fitness...

Aokiji94‎, Today 08:06 AM
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Please review my HIIT plan

Well, long story short. I started as a skinny dude trying to get my weight gains which were excessive at some moment and now I'm trying to burn some BF while trying to maintain my muscles (since I guess it's too difficult, not to say impossible, to gain muscle - which would be nice too). So please...

RazorTongue‎, Yesterday 12:05 PM
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Aug/Sept 2016 Fat Loss and Motivation

Sign up for the Aug/Sept 2016 fat loss and motivation thread is open now to anybody, returning or brand new. Thread Instructions Post your start and goal weights in this thread. PM me your start and goal weights. I'll enter your name and stats into this spreadsheet. Everybody who...

spradish‎, 07-31-2016 07:29 AM
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Unhappy 300 pounds - 25 years old & 5ft7 -I feel Diabetes is coming my way... Help me change

What do I do to start losing this weight immediately. my family has never had any medical illnesses so I think I am on borrowed time because of that but this has seriously gotten way out of hand and now I've never been so anxious about everything. Since I was 16 years old, I've been over 260...

SeriouslyLost‎, Today 10:20 AM
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eating 1800 calories but didn't lose much weight

hello, im eating 1800 calories a day for 2 weeks now first week i lost 4 kg's from 93.5 to 89.5 it's normal for the first week i get it but for the second week i lost only .3 grams with no activity just sedentary i was losing 2 lbs easily before w/o any exercise so i will eat less in the...

Khaledx‎, Yesterday 04:25 PM
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Oct/Nov 2016 Fat Loss and Motivation

Before I get this started, big thank you and shout out to Spradish for her work the past few months on keeping this going and ensuring we all had a place to check into and support one another. Sign up for the Oct/Nov 2016 fat loss and motivation thread is open now to anybody, returning or brand...

Hanger‎, 09-25-2016 03:15 PM
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Loose weight and gain muscle

Hi all, my first post on here! I'm 42 and just got back in the gym after 5 years out, I've always been of stocky build so want to gain some definition and tone but also loose about a stone in weight. Is there a supplement that would help both of my goals? I've been looking at BCAA's and protein...

Jamesswuk‎, Yesterday 02:50 PM
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Fierce 5 for losing weight.

Hello,i am relatively new to the forums. I have been trying to bring myself from the brink of dangerous obesity since January with 29 kilos lost since. So I have wanted to maintain muscle while I focus on cardio to drop the weight. But I injured myself in May in the form of tennis elbow due to bad...

Sqweebo‎, Today 02:48 AM
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Newbie with some questions!

Heya, I recently started losing weight a few months back, and managed to knock off about 19kg, but I slowly noticed that the cardio wasn't working that much anymore, I assumed it was because I was on a very low calorie diet and my body didn't want to burn anymore of it's stored fat/energy, so I...

LetsJustSee‎, Today 06:11 AM
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Red face Help a girl out! Trying to loose fat

Hey to anyone reading this, This is my first post and I would love your input. I am 5'5, 18 years old and weigh 150 lbs. I find loosing fat incredibly difficult (as I'm sure many others do too). I am vegan and I was previously eating WAY too much (cause I listened to some idiot on the...

fitvegangal‎, Today 04:16 AM
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Caloric deficit cheat day

If i have a cheat day of 1800-2000 cal and im still on a deficit will it affect me badly

hueboy111‎, Today 05:48 AM
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Should I get a toning belt

I'm 18% bf I gotta get to 12 if I diet and do cardio should I get a toning belt which may help develop my ab muscles or won't it do much

harrrrris‎, 09-26-2016 03:01 PM
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Hello everyone... I am a 37 year old male with the following stats: Gender: Male Height: 167cm Weight: 60kg I am on average eating 1800 calories per day. I have attached some pics which I have taken today. I have always been in shape and was very lean. Recently (and I am not sure whether...

harrogate3‎, Yesterday 07:50 AM
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16 year old trying to get into shape

Hi, I am 15 year old male, almost 16.I weigh around 230 pounds I am also around 6'3-4/193cm tall. I have always been chubby since i was 8 and Im trying to get into shape now. I want to loose fat and replace it with muscle and to get more fit in general. I have access to a gym, so I was wondering...

cyleung1234‎, 09-09-2016 11:08 PM
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losing lovehandles ... correct approach?

Hey guys, I started cutting and doing Stronglifts 5x5 early May. I wonna get rid of my lovehandles I've had all my life. In february I was diagnosed with rheumatism (spondylitis) so I can't lift/progress as heavy as an average lifter sadly. I lift 2-3 times a week depending how my back feels....

Gbear1981‎, 07-12-2015 06:46 AM
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Would useing weights help

I am not trying to lose weight just fat in my legs and Thigh's. I know that to do this I need to burn calories, I go to the gym twice a week and and do cardio about 3 hours each day mostly just the treadmill. If I did cardio for two hours and weights one hour would I lose the fat faster than doing...

jim1174‎, 09-27-2016 11:19 PM
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Lightbulb Progress slowed after 6 months, please suggest

Hi all, Few quick stats Height: 173cm Age: 32 Male Weight and body fat on feb 1: 171lbs and 30% Weight and body fat on sep 28: 155lbs and 21% Workout: crossfit style outdoor circuit training, 4-5 days a week Diet: net weekly calorie deficit with friday/sat being a cheat day

garyhk‎, Yesterday 10:58 PM
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Losing fat through cardio and lifting weights then bulk..?

Hey guys Thanks for takin the time to read this I'm 33, weigh 69kg and look a bit fat on the pecs and belly. I'm a bit confused about how to change these burgers into biceps. When I go to the gym I do about 50 mins cardio (tread machine & hitting punch bag) then do weights (pull ups, chin...

Koozoh‎, Yesterday 05:50 PM
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Angry Help with weight loss plateu?

I am 23 years old and weight 162. 12 weeks ago I hired a personal trainer to help me lose weight. My goal is to be around 125 lbs since I was that weight in high school and I felt healthy then. Anyways I have been working out with 100% commitment for 12 weeks and I have not lost any weight. Today I...

thanialvarado‎, 09-25-2016 09:55 AM
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Thumbs up Help! Losing fat!

Hi, so i have a question: i want to lower my body fat thats around 18℅, and im almost 17 years old, 184cm and 79-80kg. Whats the best way to lose it - lifting or doing more cardio? And what about the food? Ty in advance, im kinda a newbie in this forum ;)

splashinu‎, 09-26-2016 02:51 AM
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