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Sticky Thread Sticky: What is My Body Fat Percentage? - Post Your Estimate Request Pictures Here - Vol III

This is the one and only place in this forum to post body fat estimate requests. Previous threads:Vol I,Vol II Calipers, Dexa, hydro-static weighting, all have error rates, and this thread is no different. If you think you are 13% BF and others think you are 15%, consider thanking them...

EjnarKolinkar‎, 03-03-2017 10:02 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Attention: Under 18s

The moderators here have a policy that we do not advise anyone under the age of 18 to restrict their calorie intake. So please do not ask for such advice here. This is because there is the possibility that you could stunt your growth or develop an unhealthy relationship with food. If you have...

SuffolkPunch‎, 11-20-2018 02:16 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

VKs0oEIVOck VKs0oEIVOck First time embedding a video, so bare with me.

Junsuiakai‎, 08-06-2017 10:10 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: DON'T LOOK PAST the BASICS

From what I've been reading in this forum for the past several years---and it's getting worse, not better---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...

ironwill2008‎, 01-05-2015 09:31 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 09:12 AM
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Body fat 3.1% up after 1 month is it possible??!

So I was 25.6% percent body fat (21.5 kg) at 84 kg. And 32.5 kg muscle. Then i shreaded for 4 months. I got down to 16.8% Bf (11.6kg) 28.8 Kg muscle ( 69 kg weight ). So i lost alot of muscle and alot of fat. Now ive been bulking for one month. I had the seca scan result. And it says Im 72.5...

Donnie786‎, Today 04:57 AM
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What should I do for my physique/Stubborn Areas? Cut/Bulk? Advice Needed

Hi everyone, so I am a 6ft 2 male, and 20 years old. I used to be very overweight for all my life, my heaviest being around 250 pounds.. in May 2018 I started intermittent fasting and lost a lot of weight through it, which is good, and since the weight loss, I still have some problem areas that I...

zx5raj2xz‎, 11-09-2019 11:12 PM
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520 to 420 in 8 months.

So I made a post on this forum I don't remember how long ago, stating that I was 490 pounds, 18 years old, and ready to take my life back. Truth is I was actually around 530 pounds when I made that post, I was too embarrassed to state that I was in the 500's. Well, I started to lose weight around 8...

ZaneDowns‎, Today 02:27 PM
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Please someone help me

I'm an endomorph or so I believe. I have been working out very seriously trust me for about a year and I haven't lost much weight. I aam still obese. I don't understand what am I doing wrong.

Depressedaf092‎, Today 01:40 PM
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Body shape

I have wide hips so I have a square shaped mid section and compared to a V shaped mid section it doesnt look very attractive as at this current stage I have some stomach fat. Does anyone know any bodybuilders or whoever that are muscular/ ripped with wide hips/ square mid section so I can get an...

Cautious1‎, Today 09:17 AM
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Red face 2019 - November/December Weight Loss

2019 November/December Weight Loss This is picking up from the previous thread "2019 September/October Fat Loss" Everyone is welcome to come here and post your result for the week. Good Luck Everyone! My starting weight is: 161.4 lbs My goal for this thread is to lose: -9 lbs...

DebiLynn‎, 11-06-2019 10:44 PM
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guys i am losing fat but not lower belly fat? why so

i started my cut at 19.3% body fat. currently i am at 14.9% body fat. my upper 2 abs are visible in the mirror , 3rd and 4th abs are lightly visible. internal oblique muscle is becoming prominent but the fat between my belly aka in my lower belly is not going. what to do

rob175‎, Yesterday 11:10 AM
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Should I keep my bulk or cut? Potential Skinny fat

Hey! I've gained around 6kgs/13lbs since I started my bulk (from 50kg to 56kg/110lbs to 123lbs). I've been working out for a couple years (specially fitness routines and bodyweight), but lifting heavy weights for about 6 months. You can see my progress pics at the end of the post. Can you tell...

sebastcc95‎, 11-07-2019 07:50 PM
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Unhappy Cutting on Carbs for Weight Loss but No Energy for Running/Working Out

Hey everyone. I am 17 years old, 5'6 (167 cm), and I weigh 146 pounds. I'm enlisted in the US Army (shipping after I graduate from high school). Fitness is something I have been invested in for the past months, but I have some things I need to be answered to achieve the best shape I can get....

agnosticnomad‎, 11-07-2019 07:53 PM
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I am beyond confused on what I should do. Should I cut or bulk? (PICTURES INCLUDED)

Age 28 male 5'11" BMI: 25% I have never worked out or dieted ever in my life. I've got my workout plan but the dieting is confusing. My TDEE is about 2400 calories so I am going to increase to 2700 calories. How much carbohydrates/protein/fat do I need? Should I cut only first and not...

justabe10202‎, Yesterday 06:54 PM
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Getting discouraged...is it really possible to lose my butt?

After my sloppy bulk, I became 160lbs. I was kinda fat. Around 18%. My butt was always kinda big, as well as my thighs, but it was so much worse. I stated a cut 1.25 months ago, and I’m currently 148.4 as of today. I’m very consistent with my diet and macros. And I’m hitting the gym. My stomach...

hcuraB‎, Yesterday 02:38 PM
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Where should I go from here?

Pretty confused where to go from here, have been lifting and eating below maintenance for about 4 months, have dropped from 205 ish to 167, first 8-10 lbs dropped in like a week so Im assuming that was water weight. I gained a bit of strength but it stopped after a bit, I dont have much muscle so I...

danny287‎, Yesterday 04:08 PM
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I am new to dieting. (

Age 28 male 5'11" BMI: 25% I have never worked out or dieted ever in my life. I've got my workout plan but the dieting is confusing. My TDEE is about 2400 calories so I am going to increase to 2700 calories. How much carbohydrates/protein/fat do I need?

abe10202‎, Yesterday 03:34 PM
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Dorich‎, Yesterday 01:15 PM
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Excessive sweating

i appreciate every advice and thank you for it. before starting to workout and eating a good diet i noticed that i was always very quick to sweat under pressure or starting an exercise. after 2-3 months of training and going to the gym i didnt sweat as much but i still do sweat more than people...

reallyibra‎, Yesterday 10:18 AM
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20M and 417lbs

After a recent ACL knee injury it inspired me to lose weight and get fit if i do not get started now i feel i never will iv'e started counting calories with my fitnesspal and bought a big water bottle for when i get i get an urge for soda or food. Diet is the first step but i have no control on...

Camm009‎, 01-04-2019 05:42 PM
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How long would you expect a 40lbs cut to take

Ok I've already lost alot of weight . I'm down from 300 to 225lbs My waist has gone from 53 to 40 inches around my navel relaxed I'm looking to take things to the next level. I am 6 ft tall and have a decent amount of muscle . I want to cut down to 185lbs and a 32 inch waist about 10...

JakeArmitage‎, 11-05-2019 06:11 AM
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Whey after Alcohol

I am currently on a Calorie Deficit diet but also doing weights so I am making sure I get my advised protein of 1g per lb so in my case 180g. I am taking 3 portions of Whey a day to top up my protein intake to what it needs to be whilst staying within my calories. However n the weekend I like to...

IrishRam‎, 11-08-2019 06:44 AM
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Fat Loss

hey guys i lost about 10 lbs and noticed by belly fat became "soft". when i sit down and stand up the fat around my hips are pushed up by my pants. The pants sort of "molded" my fat. It hard to explain but i have never noticed it before and my belly also don't look much smaller during the cutting.

Alvinthechip‎, 11-07-2019 06:23 PM
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Opinions Please: Time To End Cut?

Stats: 6’5”, 37 yrs old. Starting weight: 110.3kg Current weight: 98.7kg So I’ve been cutting for 3 months now. Not a cut in the typical sense, to be fair to everyone who have cut after putting the hard yards in the weights room. The last time I trained seriously was about 5 years ago. ...

wickedsushi‎, 11-07-2019 05:32 AM
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Cheat meal after 1 and a half eeek strict caloric deficit snd losing 2kg?

Is it ok having a burger after losing 2kgs and 1 and a half week strict caloric deficit? Then get back on track again tomorrow? Working on losing fat

BlueberryShark‎, 11-07-2019 04:44 PM
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Should I bulk or cut first?

Hey all, I only recently began going to the gym regularly (Starting going for 40-70 minutes 4/5 days a week starting in April), and I've seen some decent gains in strength and size. Problem is, I don't know whether to continue gaining muscle or start cutting fat. I have a general idea that I...

PrinceOfAutumn‎, 11-06-2019 09:51 PM
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Cool 2019 - September/October Fat Loss and Motivation

2019 September/October Fat Loss And Motivation Everyone is welcome to join and post their progress updates. Let's motivate each other and do our best in the next two months. Sorry I do not know how to do the spreadsheet. If anyone is interested to do it please feel free to start and share the...

drgoku‎, 09-02-2019 09:57 AM
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Am i broken mentally

Can mentality/ the way you think and motivation control your hunger and cravings? Im currently cutting & when I feel most motivated and have the mentality of having a clean week without any errors (Hitting calories and macros) I dont feel that hungry and I have no cravings but sometimes deeper...

Cautious1‎, 11-06-2019 07:41 AM
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Exclamation belly fat or water weight

i want to destroy around my waist, i try every thing but i dont recognize the mistake my meal is 1st Meal: 4 eggs include 2 without yolk bread cup of milk with 100g oats 2 Cucumber and many Arugula 10 almond seed i bills omega

zombieblood‎, 11-03-2019 10:20 AM
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