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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: 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: 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: 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://www.freedieting.com/tools/calorie_calculator.htm Keep in mind this number is only an estimate....

Mrpb‎, 02-02-2017 08:49 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: 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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To eat or not to eat (first)?

I've read in multiple places that it's best to do a workout in the morning before eating breakfast. They say it's supposed to burn more fat and it's also supposed to double the muscle building signals the brain sends to the body. Now I've been reading that the above advice only pertains to people...

Playitsafe‎, Today 02:20 PM
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3 months working out and no results.

I've been working out for 3 months now and i have not seen any results. my first month I was on a beginners 30 day workout plan. for the last two months i have been on Kris Gethins 12 week workout plan. The problem is i have not seen any results and I've been doing the exercises as described. Ive...

BrandonDH‎, 08-17-2017 06:08 PM
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1000 calories of pizza

Today at work, I don't know what I was thinking. But I had about 1300 calories of nutritious food before going to work (1. oatmeal 2. sweet potato, potatoes, pasta and some beef 3. blueberry smoothie) Okay, it was MOSTLY healthy... Then at work I don't know why I did this, I decided to eat half...

Bobthenoob‎, Yesterday 11:05 PM
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Macros for a 128lb bodybuilder

hey, i just figured out my macros and wanted to know if they were good. Protein: 137g of protein Carbs: 294g of carbs Fat: 95g I have a fast metabolism and i have a hard time putting on muscle, is this diet okay?

taryck‎, Today 04:47 AM
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** ~ Ice Cream Eating Now Thread -- Round 4 ~ **

Welcome fellow ICEMEN After branching out from the Ben & Jerry's 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 threads and expanding to the ** Ice Cream Eating Now Official Thread** we're ready for ROUND 4. So feel free to posts reviews, opinions, ask questions, let us know where you found a particular flavor, etc. Ice...

Oatmealman99‎, 10-30-2016 10:12 AM
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Is the only option left to eat more??

After some advice guys, I'm a newbie however the newbie gains are long gone. All my lifts are now stalled. I've deloaded a few times now but always come back and stall at the same point. I'm 17% bf and skinny fat. The plan was to eat at maintanence or slight deficit and lift heavy but I'm maxed...

Dj1891‎, Today 06:24 AM
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Should I increase calories (on a bulk)

This past week I gained 0.5lbs eating roughly the same amount of calories each day. I am just wondering if I should eat the same and see how much I weigh next week or increase calories by a small amount. I weight lift about 4 times a week, do cardio/biking 2 days, and rest 1 day. Stats: 20...

MarkPretzels‎, Yesterday 09:27 AM
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Meals ingredients during cut diet

Hi Just trying to understand if in a cutting diet I need to eat full portion of proteins and carbohydrates in every one of my 6-7 meals during the day. Or is it OK to get snack meals like only a fruit. And if this idea is also fits for bulk diet? Thank you.

ofeks‎, 08-16-2017 01:25 AM
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Chicken is making me sick?

I doubt anyone can help but I thought I would ask. I have been eating ALOT of chicken, since I hate fish. But for the past week everytime I eat chicken I feel incredibly sick. Its like a stretching tearing pain in my stomach it feels like its coming from the front top side of my stomach. ...

Faust24‎, 08-20-2012 12:14 PM
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Is pita good or bad for you?

So we Balkans eat something called pita And we are addicted to it. I really like the one with chicken. And I was wondering if it is bad or good to eat since I'm addicted to it. I don't know the nutrition facts etc that's why I am asking.

gzumafia‎, 08-17-2017 11:34 AM
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Will going from Caloric Deficit diet to muce building give me muscles fast?

So i have been on a Callroc deficit for 2 months now. About one more month left. Shen i go from Low Calories to higher calories.. Will i gain much muscle in the start? I was very skinnyfat..

Arfus‎, Today 06:47 AM
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Assuming I get enough protein, carbs, fat, vitamins and minerals into my diet, is...

Assuming I get enough protein, carbs, fat, vitamins and minerals into my diet, is it fine to bulk up on white spaghetti and chicken thighs by eating this meal multiple times in a day?

buddhabuddhas‎, Today 03:42 AM
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Sprinting

Just a quick question about sprints. Are they a good excercise to do to help build muscle mass, or will it hinder muscle gains? I've heard sprints help with muscle not losing muscle but wanted to ask opinion on if it should be incorporated when weight lifting/bulking just to help with gains

Pjh111‎, Today 06:39 AM
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Macros for beginner

I just started bodybuilding around 3 months ago and I've been noticing some changes but I wanna see more and so I am starting to care about my diet more, I figured out my macros and want to know if they are good. I train around 1 and a half hours a day 7 days a week split bodypart and i weigh 128...

taryck‎, Today 06:26 AM
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Time away has left me skinny-fat! Which program best helps recover muscle/shed fat?

I had to live and work overseas for the last 18 months, and only had access to a gym a few times a week. My work was physical sometimes (but not physically demanding) and I did light cardio everyday to at least try to keep my heart healthy. I also had less control over my diet and eating schedule...

bsem2%40mail.com‎, Yesterday 09:52 PM
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Essential Nutrients

Some months ago i ordered a Nutrition Encyclopedia. In a chapter it state this: -Essential Nutrients are: 1.Protein(all essential amino acids-EAA) 2.Fat (Omega 3 and Omega 6) 3.Vitamins and Minerals ...

33Matt‎, 08-15-2017 01:17 AM
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Used to be able to eat, now I always feel sick

So I've hit a problem. For the past 2 months I've been easily be able to eat 3000+ calories a day. However, the past week or so I've been feeling sick ALWAYS and I'm struggling to eat. I'm still getting 3000 calories a day, but I hate the feeling of always being sick. Isn't my appetite supposed...

bubblebutt97‎, Yesterday 01:59 PM
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Coke Zero and my health

So I've been drinking a lot of coke zero lately and was wondering if it's effecting my health. 1. Is this true? Drinking coke zero itself doesn't make you fat but drinking coke zero makes you want to eat more? 2. I've found I get bloated a lot lately because of the coke. Does this effect my...

beans10‎, Yesterday 07:34 AM
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Tips/Hacks for budget friendly grocery list?

So my parents are very understanding and 100% open towards lifting and i can workout whenever and how long i please. They are already covering gym expenses and food for me, but my main problem is protein dense food options are quite expensive, where i live. I try to go for sales and things like...

FullNattyBruh‎, Yesterday 01:18 PM
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2 weeks IIFYM....weight keeps going up

Ok. First...this isnt a post to complain this isnt working...but have some questions about why im seeing weight go up so u can adjust for it. I was 5 months on low carb. Last 8 weeks i hit a stall...could not loose. For those 5 months i was very low carb with never so much as a cheat meal. I...

mrcomptonranch‎, Yesterday 06:36 AM
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Diet suggestion

Im doing IF, so my first meal is at 17.00. I workout from 17.30-18.20... I dont tolerate carbs well enough. If i have them before workout i have sudden blood sugar drop right after workout and just cant seem to stop eating when i have carbs. But if i dont have them i lack energy during workout....

peraz1788‎, Yesterday 05:46 AM
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Food Faceoff: Vegetarian Food Semis 1

Below are the Vegetarian Foods that received the most votes this week. Please choose up to 8 for the Finals on Sunday: Blueberry Pecan Bread Pudding Cheese Pizza

boo99‎, Yesterday 05:04 PM
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How to keep your weight during a long backpacking trip?

Hi all, I will fly in October to South America for 4 and an half months backpacking trip. I have a tendency to lose a lot of weight during trips, so I am very concerned that such a long trip will be disaster for my muscles and my body.. I am looking for your tips - what can I eat during the...

danmonero‎, Today 03:05 AM
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Does a BCAA supplement contribute to your protein goal?

If you're taking a BCAA supplement (that contains 3.5g Leucine and 1.75g each of L-isoleucine and L-Valine) does this contribute toward your protein goal of Xg of protein per day? Or is it just like... a bonus boost?

BeeEyeEnGeeOh‎, 08-17-2017 01:15 PM
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Caffiene dosage based on weight?

Correct me if im wrong but ive once read in an article that the heavier you are, the more caffiene youll need to get an moderate effect. What is the recommended amount of caffiene per lb of weight? An rough estimate would be fine. Just wondering.

Michealx‎, Yesterday 07:12 PM
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