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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 02:10 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 09:49 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 02:05 AM
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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 07:49 AM
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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 03:03 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, 07-25-2011 12:52 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 08:37 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 09:12 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 02:31 PM
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Should I take a mass gainer?

I am really struggling to put muscle, mainly cause I believe my diet is not on point and I am probably not in a great calorie superplus. The reason for this is that I have a tight schedule and I cannot normally dedicate much time to cooking. I know diet without supplements should be the way to...

rpedrosb‎, Today 05:40 AM
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Eggs and sweet potato

I'm trying to lose weight and i would like to know if it's alright to eat 1 boiled egg and 1 boiled sweet potato? Thanks

Artking12‎, Yesterday 03:12 PM
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10 months of working out with no muscle. Am i stil a newbie?

Title says it all. I was very fat before working out. There was a time i was only eating 300-400 calories a day for 1 month just to lose weight. My body doesnt have muscles The question is Will i stil benefit from newbie gains even though i have a 10 month experience in working out? I have...

filipino29‎, 11-19-2017 09:14 PM
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Thoughts on protein powder?

Not a troll thread. I have competed for years in powerlifting and used protein powder religiously of at least a gram per pound of bodyweight for years at one stage . A year or so ago I ditched it (girlfriend whines and whines about it. Got on my nerves enough for me to ditch the shakes). At...

PLLover2017‎, Yesterday 09:01 AM
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Question Is too much unsaturated fat bad for you?

I’m 15 and my most common snack for bulking right now is almonds. I eat about 4 little packs a day, and they contain 13g of unsaturated fat, no saturated no trans, and 5g of proteinPER PACK. Is this too much unsaturated fat combined with my average diet of fats if I’m trying to bulk up?

Jasonh213‎, Yesterday 07:06 PM
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Stupid Question thread

Post here your silly, one-off nutrition and fitness related questions that perhaps don't deserve their own thread, and hopefully me or other members can help you out with it. This is the place for members to come and ask their ‘stupid questions’ without fear of retribution.

muruku‎, 12-17-2016 03:51 AM
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calories for strength vs calories for modest weight gain

I'm trying to workout if a modest calorie surplus, say 250 calories over maintenance is enough for me to not only gain weight but also keep up with the linear progression of a routine such as fierce 5? What are peoples thoughts on this? would a larger surplus be more beneficial?

danjamhow‎, Today 01:56 AM
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Question Should I be eating less carbs?

Hi, I’m working out with the goal of loosing weight and building muscle. I’m confused about carbs. Should I be eating carbs to help fuel my workouts, or should I be trying to eliminate them in order to burn body fat? I’m confused

Darthharambe‎, Yesterday 07:24 PM
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Food Faceoff: Let's Talk Turkey 3

Below are 14 dishes that contain Turkey. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Cheese Turkey Enchiladas Chipotle Turkey Pozole

boo99‎, Yesterday 03:36 PM
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Should I bulk?

I was wondering if I should bulk, my weight is currently at 136lbs and my height is 5’10. If I should bulk how long should it be and what will be an ideal weight to be at?

Tony1299‎, Today 01:48 AM
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When do you know when to BULK or CUT?

Hi, I am a beginner, I have 1 year following a diet and lifting. I have the question from the thread name, but I just want to say that I have been searching the forums for two whole days about this topic. I have read different opinions about the topic, I just still feel like I still dont get it....

ricardob15‎, 12-30-2013 03:05 AM
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What can you see from this data?

Hi all currently trying to bulk, eating 3-500ish above “maintenance” and weighing myself everymorning after toilet and at night. A bit about me: 21 166cm 62.1kg I walk roughly 8k steps per day and go to the gym 5times per week Here is the data i have gathered in the last 12/13days All...

Harrryyy‎, 10-14-2017 02:46 AM
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Interested in Cocounut Milk alternative for Curry

I'm looking to make a batch of curry tonight with what I have on-hand, but I'm interested in any suggestions that do not require coconut milk... that's the one thing I do not have. Has anyone used other forms of milk for curry? What was your experience, and what did you use?

AdamWW‎, Yesterday 04:17 PM
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how much longer should i bulk for?

Alright, I know that the answer is pretty much ''until you aren't comfortable anymore'' but I want a few oppinions about this. I started at 70kg and i'm currently 176lb (80kg) at 5'9 (177cm) .I'm ok with my weight, i mean i am fluffy but it doesn't bother me much. Here is my picture...

Dams3‎, Yesterday 08:04 AM
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Prolonged muscle twitching after workout

Hi everyone, I resumed lifting weights after about a 3 year absence and stupidly failed to stretch before the workout. I didn't push myself too hard, but definitely could have taken it easier after such a long absence. Anyways, its been 2 weeks since the workout and I am still experiencing...

GymDog19‎, Yesterday 02:23 PM
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Pasteurized egg whites & protein absorption

Is the whole argument about protein absorption discarded for pasteurized egg whites? Or would you still need to cook them to get the maximum protein value? I read studies about how cooking raw eggs allows for more protein to be absorbed by the body as opposed to taking them in raw. So what's the...

bulkedup‎, 07-26-2005 09:24 PM
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Diet recommendations for someone struggling to gain muscle

Hi guys, I am currently 158lbs and around 13-14% bodyfat (3 point caliper check). I am looking for some advice in general as I am doing the time in the gym, and trying my best with my macros, but not seeing any real gains, and haven't been doing for a while. This is quite disheartening really...

andre199017‎, 11-20-2017 06:20 AM
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Thumbs up I am a test subject...

I'm taking part in a study at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge...! The idea is to measure the affects on recovery of protein timing vs. total daily protein. Apparently there is a gap in the data around this point. They want experienced lifters to take part so if anyone else can get to...

SuffolkPunch‎, 08-18-2016 03:15 AM
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Help with diet

Hello, I am new to understanding dieting, nutrition and body building and have questions in regards to my meal plan. At the moment my daily meals are typically, Meal 1 - 1 Cup of oats, 8 egg whites, 1/2 cup of milk and a table spoon of almond butter, which is all placed into a shaker bottle...

L3L3L3‎, 11-21-2017 06:32 PM
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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 11:12 AM
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Ongoing Study Discussion Thread - Nutrition, Training, Health etc.

We had the idea to discuss interesting scientific studies here. Can be nutrition, training, health related or anything relevant. Please only participate in the discussion if you care about science. If you only care about what works for you (n=1) this is not the thread for it. If anyone comes...

Mrpb‎, 08-24-2017 11:56 PM
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Question How to get big?

I am now 50 to 55kg weight, i am trying to get bigger in size of bicep, shoulder, chest. I am working out 4 days a week (1 and half hour cardio, 1 hour weight lifting) 3 weeks i have been daily eating following: - 1kg chicken breast boiled - 12 egg white and 2 egg yolk boiled - 2 to 3cup of...

IamLoving‎, Yesterday 08:52 AM
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Question Help with macro adjustment...

I've been cutting since July 1st (215# down to 175# currently), and I'll be ready to switch to bulking at the end of the year. Since the beginning of my cut, I was eating 1800 cals made up of at least 140g protein and 130 carbs a day. My fat was always as close to 70g as possible. Any overage...

cobrar97‎, Yesterday 07:09 AM
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Need macronutrients help for tall ectomorph hardgainer

Recently started my bulking diet just not 100% sure about my macronutrients and would like some help please. I’ve used the intake calculator on this website for calories, carbs, protein and fats have also tried the body weight multipled by said number for each category. Easily getting as much as...

moneywebster‎, Yesterday 09:23 AM
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New Mobile Optimized BMR / Calorie Need / Macro Calculators

Hi Everyone, Several years back I created some Excel based BMR and Calorie Need / Macro Calculators and put them online for anyone to use free. I got great feedback from them, however a majority of people are using their mobile devices now and fewer are using Excel on a desktop. I have...

EME‎, Yesterday 08:05 AM
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