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Sticky Thread Sticky: Meals Eating Now XVII !!!!

This thread is dedicated to the art of food porn and making people drool. Thanks to the ironwill2008 for asking me to make a new thread Past MEN Legacies: MEN#1 http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=317777 MEN#2 http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=7354271

The Solution‎, 06-25-2015 01:10 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Eating Disorder Support Thread: "Take Action" (part 3)

The forum limit has been reached on part two. Here is the new thread. Link to part 1: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=70778&page=1 Link to part 2: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=149942713&page=1 Thank you to everyone who has participated in the older threads. ...

sonnydfrizzy‎, 02-17-2017 02:03 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Post Your favourite Recipes here -

Due to public demand here is the Recipes thread. Try to include as much info as possbile i.e cooking time, nutrition values. Pls. note this thread is strictly for details of recipes, not general nutrition discussion as we have a whole forum for that. ANYTHING THAT IS NOT SPECIFICALLY ABOUT...

D&G‎, 04-18-2002 06:49 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Calculating Calories and Macros - How To

Estimating your TDEE The average number of calories you expend per day is called your total daily energy expenditure (TDEE). To estimate it, it's easiest to use a TDEE calculator such as: https://mytdee.com/ Keep in mind this number is only an estimate. What your real TDEE is can be found out...

Mrpb‎, 02-02-2017 08:49 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Nutrition For Newbies & Must Read Threads

Due to recent discussion in THIS THREAD it was decided that there is a real need for a 'Basic principles of Nutrition' sticky. In essence, something that includes: - Basic concept of calories & macros - Basic concept of micronutrients & health - Basic concept of IIFYM & importance of food...

Emma-Leigh‎, 07-24-2011 11:52 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Discretionary Calorie Allowance - What does it mean?

The purpose of this thread is to explain the dietary approach of Discretionary Calorie Allowance (which will now be referred to as DCA). This thread was formally the IIFYM – What does it mean? sticky and has since been edited by the OP with the help of some kind moderators to something more...

YeomenKek‎, 04-15-2011 01:05 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: For Anyone with a "Critique My Diet" Question...

Please stop wasting both our time and your own by posting something that looks like this: Hey guys. How does my diet look? Meal 1 - Oats and egg whites Meal 2 - Protein shake Meal 3 - Chicken breast, rice and broc**** Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broc**** Meal 6 -...

ErickStevens‎, 11-29-2010 07:37 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: Pre, During, & Postworkout Nutrition

Hierarchy of Importance When speaking of nutrition for improving body composition or training performance, it's crucial to realize there's an underlying hierarchy of importance. At the top of the hierarchy is total amount of the macronutrients by the end of the day. Distantly below that is the...

alan aragon‎, 04-19-2010 01:31 PM
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losing fat on the side of yoru chest

I know its not possible to spot reduce, I'm slowly cutting my body fat and its working, but i have a little stubborn fat pocket on the side of my chest. I would love to be able ot get rid of it, I wanted to see if their was any way I can get rid of side chest fat. it seems like this will be the...

wind27382‎, Today 05:01 AM
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I run track 3X a week, lift 3 times, and do cardio 3X, what is my activity level?

Monday = 1 hour cardio 1 hour weights Tuesday = 1 hour track Wednesday= 1 hour cardio 1 hour weights Thursday = 1 hour track Friday = 1 hour cardio 1 hour weights Saturday= 1 hour track Sunday = OFF Apart from that, I'm at home on my laptop or I might walk to and fro events and stuff.

Foze‎, Today 05:06 AM
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losing fat on the side of yoru chest

I know its not possible to spot reduce, I'm slowly cutting my body fat and its working, but i have a little stubborn fat pocket on the side of my chest. I would love to be able ot get rid of it, I wanted to see if their was any way I can get rid of side chest fat. it seems like this will be the...

wind27382‎, Today 03:50 AM
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Gain muscle and lose belly fat the sametime. advice please

So I am 6'2 and i weigh 74KG, even though this seems a bit underweight for me, i still have stubborn belly fat and my face is chubby too. Ive previously been told not to cut down... i am going to france on the 24th may and want to get bigger and not look chubby. I was wondering if anyone can give...

AndreaElJefe‎, Today 02:59 AM
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Meal plan for a slim guy

Hello, i'm 5.9 ft (180cm) tall and weight about 154 pounds (70kg). i'm not sure what is the fat percentage in my body but it's all centered in my belly. i can only work out at 5AM in the morning and don't usually eat anything before, but i can eat breakfast about an hour after. i'm...

moshmohem‎, Yesterday 10:36 PM
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Strength Gain : Muscle Gain

Hey there, not sure what section to put this in. But here is my situation (and question, at the end). So when I first started weight lifting I was about 17 or so and didn't know ****, all I had was a brench press and a stubby bar from Sears and I basically just pressed for two years straight...

imanoobokay‎, Today 04:44 AM
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Protein intake?

Hello this is my first post. I am unsure as to where it should go. I have been trying to loose weight and have gone from 225 lbs to 206 lbs. I have hit a wall. I was running 3 miles a day and upped it to 5 miles a day still no change in weight. In talking to a friend he recommended having high...

zachman1997‎, Yesterday 10:33 AM
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Hey tall (6'+) guys, what's your diet look like?

I'm curious what the average tall guy's diet looks like. I'm 6'6 so I'm definitely interested in portion sizing too. Is it all rice, brocc-oli (that's a censored word?), and chicken 7 days a week, or do you guys mix it up? I'm 235 right now and I'm going to try and cut to ~200-210. Already...

foreverSNAFU‎, Yesterday 07:42 PM
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BMR calculation. Harris-Benedict or Mifflin St Jeor

Hey all, Quick question. For a 27 year old male with a lot of muscle mass which equation should I use to calculate my calorie needs? Harris or Milfflin. There is like a 300-400 calorie difference in the two. Seeing as how I am currently doing a slow cut to preserve muscle 400 calories a day is...

matfranc‎, Yesterday 05:47 PM
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Is it better to have cheat meals on training days or rest days?

Hi, my diet is pretty strict but when I do choose to have some cheat meals, is it better to have them on training days or rest days?

GeneticOverride‎, Yesterday 09:57 AM
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Meal Prep for expectant dad

Hi all, first post so be gentle. Been training for a few years now, becoming a dad in the next few weeks. Usually i do my meal prep twice a week no problem. But considering i'm about to have less time on my hands was thinking of possibly doing some mega meal prep and freezing so i can either...

Johno123456‎, Yesterday 04:26 AM
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Share good/useful Facebook/Instagram/etc posts here

Sometimes I see really good posts on Facebook. I thought let's make a thread where we can share them. Please include the source so they get credit. This one is from Soheefit. Protein contents per 100 calories.

Mrpb‎, 04-23-2017 11:45 PM
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For those who try to maximise muscle protein synthesis

Disclaimer: for most hitting their daily protein requirement is the most important thing. This thread is about spreading your protein over the day in order to achieve optimal protein synthesis. These ideas have not been proven (yet) to make a meaningful difference for real world muscle gains. ...

Mrpb‎, 08-14-2014 05:56 AM
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stomach bug and calories

I had the stomach bug for about a week couldnt eat anything lost about 5 pounds. Do you slowly build calories back up or just jump straight to usual amount? thanks

sickafool‎, Yesterday 11:02 PM
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Nutrient timing question for the IIFYM crowd

Let's say Im getting enough protein in a day and working out, and maintaining a 300 calorie deficit. If I ingested all my calories in 1 or 2 big high glycemic meals, then wouldnt some of that excess nutrition be stored as fat at some point in the day because it was more than my body needed at...

mpatryluk‎, Yesterday 11:31 PM
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Is 2,300 calories enough to bulk @ 140Lbs?

It's really hard for me to do this bulking thing, but I'm trying. I'm 5'8 and 140 pounds, I already have a very low bodyfat % so I'm really lean and have some muscle. I'm working out everyday doing squats, rows, pushups, floor presses, and OHP. I'm not lifting very heavy weight, but it's enough for...

jzalewski‎, Yesterday 01:35 PM
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Porridge before bed to fuel morning workout - on low carb diet

I was on keto for several months (less than 30g of carbs) and dropped my weight from 100kg to around 80kg now. I'm now seeking to build muscle and would like to introduce some carbs in and around my workout. No longer bothered if Im in ketosis or not so i'm now eating around 50-100g of carbs a day...

Karna69‎, Yesterday 05:03 AM
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Eating on the overnight shift

I work the overnight shift and have for almost three years, I've gained weight constantly over night and only started to lose now. I was given two different opinions by two different doctors... 1. First Doc suggested I eat my meals in the day, Breakfast after Im off work at 5AM, workout, sleep...

jayrcican214‎, 04-25-2017 10:59 PM
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Food Faceoff Australia Vs. Mexico 4

Below are 16 Australian/Mexican Foods/Dishes. Please choose up to 8. Australian: Avocado and Prawn Cocktail

boo99‎, Yesterday 02:02 PM
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Coconut oil for frying chicken?

I love the way coconut oil taste frying chicken. I was wondering if it's okay to eat it 3 times a day like that? I'm trying to loss fat/weight. So is it okay to eat the coconut oil fry chicken for every meal everyday? Also with morning, avocado with it.

Miikeo‎, Yesterday 08:27 PM
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Struggling to get fat into my diet!

So i`m currently on a cut right now weighing 145lb at 167cm height and 19% body fat, aiming for about 13% body fat over the next 12 weeks. I`m having 1900 calories a day, aiming for 145g protein, 55g fat and about 215g carbs, all tracked on MFP. I hit my 1900 calories just about everyday from...

dullahmo‎, Yesterday 09:39 AM
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Acceptable macros??

Im 24,188lbs ,28-30%BF and im on the all pro routine as well as a HIIT routine three days a week on the same days. My desired weight is 160lbs and calorie intake on these macros is 1800cals TDEE BMR-1663 TDEE MAINTAIN-2630 -30% TDEE for goal weight of 160 -1841 Macros-

BionicFrame‎, Yesterday 10:43 AM
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Green Protein Smoothie

I've been experimenting with different combinations of ingredients for protein smoothies for a while and can't seem to get it just perfect. At this point, the best I've got is: 1 banana 1-2c kale 4 oz vanilla unsweetened almond milk 1 scoop Isoflex chocolate PB cup whey ~1/4c water Handful...

asindelar04‎, Yesterday 05:37 PM
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Protein spacing

My protein macro is 150. Any intuition on if it matters if I have 57 p at breakfast and 70 at dinner post workout, and the rest in protein bars/ random throughout the day? Or should I try to distribute it more evenly?

Shanigelles‎, Yesterday 01:23 PM
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