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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Question Lost 12 lbs cutting, how far off 12% BF am I?

I started my cut at 180 lbs and estimated myself at around 19-20% BF. I want to get down to 10-12%, so I can do two weeks at maintenance, then start a bulk in a controlled surplus. I've lost 12 lbs so far, maintaining intensity in each workout with a dip in volume and have still been estimated...

Nara22‎, Today 12:36 PM
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Minimum protein and fat consumption

Hi, all, What are the current beliefs here regarding minimum protein and fat consumption? I read the stickies and see number ranging from 0.7 g/lb to 1.5 g/lbLBM for protein and 0.4 g/lb to 1 g/lb for fat. But, many of the stickies are years old so I'm not sure if these recommendations have...

Pur3p3r50n‎, Today 09:03 AM
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How to increase vascularity?

So right now I'm at a fairly low bodyfat, I'm almost at the peak of my cut and I'm pretty sure this is the leanest I've ever been (more than the AVI), however I'm not as vascular as I am lean, is there anyway to increase vascularity through diet or training? I do try to avoid salt (my total for the...

NumbNuh‎, Yesterday 01:17 PM
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Warrior diet

Anyone here still on Warrior diet? If yes, how long have you been on WD and how are the results? Today's my 4th day of WD and I'm feeling better than ever.

warriordietcf‎, Yesterday 07:51 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 10:12 AM
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IBS and Training Ectomorph

Hello there, this is a bit of a long story but ill try to make it short. Im currently 21 years old 6'1 and 142 lbs. About a year and a half ago I started working out and eating A LOT. The first 8 months or so I saw great change and was highly motivated and happy. I went from 140 ish lbs to 150....

somethinghere‎, Yesterday 10:00 AM
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Anyone else tried protein cake?

Basically proteinpowder+water+sweetner+baking soda or powder. Stir in a bowl and Microwave for 1-2 min. Turns into a pancake like consistancy. I find that its quite bland but with some suger free syrup after it tastes like heaven. Texture is also a hit or miss depending on protein powder. Some...

Michealx‎, Today 12:38 PM
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Angry Cant gain weight

Sorry for any typos, my phone keyboard sucks. In 7th grade i was diagnosed with crohns disease. It isnt the severity is just enough to the point where my body only absorbs about 50% of all calorie intake. I weighed 90 pounds in 7th grade. From my junior year(age 16) until now (im 22) ive been...

posinthepast‎, Yesterday 06:37 PM
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Calorie intake?

Hi I'm a 16 year old male and I do a leg/push/pull split working out 6 times a week. I'm 5'3 (I know I'm short) I'm trying to do a lean bulk, whats your guys opinion on my daily caloric intake? (I don't need comments on my split i'm making great results from it) Thanks!

atilinca9‎, Today 11:21 AM
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Plateauing during Cut

Hey guys my name is Stan. For the past 6 weeks, I been running the cutting version of ICF with HIIT cardio 2 days of the week. The training is going great but my weight has plateaued. I started at 202 lbs and drop to 197-199 lbs but now I have been stuck in that range for 4 weeks my original macros...

StanAlbert10‎, Today 07:02 AM
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Quick Steak Question

Hey guys I'm new to the forum. I wanted to incorporate some steak into my diet. I did research and it looks like sirloin tip, and top sirloin are the best. I'm looking for low fat high protein. I don't care if it's tough. My question is it looks like "choice" is the best to get, but when I look...

RJRod9‎, 09-20-2017 11:13 AM
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Isagenix Legit?

Does the weight loss system Isagenix work legitly and is it healthy?

MatadorDragon‎, Yesterday 11:24 PM
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Post After weight loss my period stopped?

Hi I’m 24 years old female, height is 164 cm (5'5). My weight loss journey began on 10th april 2017, my initial weight was 70 kg (154 lbs). Over the course of nearly 5 months I lost 21 kg (46 lbs), and now my weight was 49 kg (108 lbs). I gained 1 kg recently now i'm 50 kg. Since I started cutting...

coloredbudgie‎, Today 07:29 AM
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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 02:51 AM
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Another Smokeless Tobacco Thread.

I started to become really scientific about my smokeless tobacco use. I got a kitchen scale and set it to grams because weighing drugs is fun. How many grams in the average pinch of grizzly wintergreen long cut? How many grams in the average chew of red man original? This is what I come up...

PeaceLoveDope‎, Today 09:01 AM
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Cheat Days/Meals Whilst Clean Bulking

Is it okay to cheat whilst clean bulking? If so, What does your cheat days meals consist of?

JBrnes7‎, Yesterday 09:54 AM
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Food Faceoff: Soups 4

Below are 21 soups. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Acorn Squash Sweet Potato Asiago Bisque

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:58 PM
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Any ashwagandha users ?

Just looking for a bit of information before ordering some, I've read mostly good things about it but just wanted to clear a few things up first. I'm getting it mainly for it's cortisol control post workout, but I also read it boosts testosterone now I've been told my testosterone is very good...

fendertele‎, Yesterday 08:39 AM
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does my nutrition make me feel exhausted?

Hey guys, i hope u could help me out because im a little stuck. lately everyday after my breakfast about half a hour later i start to feel exhausted, i sleep about 8 hours a day because my schedule is very full. incase u guys got any tips on it or can tell me how to take 6 meals instead of 7 so...

Soufyan020‎, Yesterday 04:38 AM
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Gaining Belly Fat while bulking - eating too much?

Hi everyone, I am currently trying to build muscle and gain weight. For this, I eat between 3200 and 3500 kcal / day. I am aiming for 270-300g of protein, 400 grams of carbs and 86 grams of fat. I am 183cm / 6ft tall and weigh 84.9kg / 187lbs. I work a desk job, work out 4 times a day for 60-90...

UncelDolan09‎, Yesterday 07:34 PM
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Always Starving...can't figure it out...any ideas

Bottom line: I am constantly starving even though I eat good amount of fiber (around 30 to 40g per day), around my weight in protein (between 190 and 230g per day), and drink anywhere from 3.5 to 5 liters of water per day. Quick background...decided to try and get in shape with the ultimate goal...

Starvin247‎, Yesterday 12:48 PM
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Your opinions on insulin and fat loss

So I've been cutting for a few months with success. I'm very into nutrition and all the science behind why some foods do what, and I got to thinking: fat loss is about cals in vs cals out, so theoretically you could burn fat on only cake and ice cream as long as you're in a deficit...right? But...

chetc10‎, Yesterday 12:17 PM
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Best preworkout or similar for a caffeine sensitive person?

Recently getting back into weight lifting and as I'm highly caffeine sensitive, I'm looking for a good preworkout supplement without all the caffeine. Anything over 250mg caffeine gives me jitters, rapid heartbeat, sleep troubles, breathing issues etc. Any suggestions? Or what's a good meal or a...

Bulk4everHbb‎, Yesterday 02:22 PM
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Food Faceoff: Soups 3

Below are 14 soups. Please choose up to 8: Bacon Split Pea Baked Potato

boo99‎, 09-20-2017 04:46 PM
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Need a second opinion...

First time posting here. I know a lot about nutrition and minimums needed in order to gain/lose fat/muscle. I'm sitting around 170 (5'9"). Pretty vascular extremities, midsection needs work but can see a 6pack when flexed-my guess is around 11-12% BF. I workout in the mornings, usually 5 days a...

kickmybass‎, Yesterday 07:45 PM
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