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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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How many lbs of muscle/fat would you advise gaining on a bulk before cutting?

I'm planning on bulking until next April/May at least before cutting for next summer. But how much should you be aiming to gain before cutting when you're wanting to stay lean?

tpreston92‎, Today 01:08 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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Why do protein bars have so much fat and sugar?

I needed to increase my daily diet by a few hundred calories, so I decided to try protein bars and bought a few boxes of various brands. Having never eaten such bars before, I looked at the nutrition labels and was surprised to discover that all of them have rather high levels of sugar and...

vocaro‎, 04-17-2011 09:10 PM
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The Butter Problem

So I recently learned that it was all a fabrication that fat is bad for you. Sugar is what caused the rise of obesity and diabetes and when products became low fat, they added more sugar. So I like to butter my toast and I have toast a few times a week. But I use "I Can't Belive It Is Not...

angryares‎, 07-19-2017 01:57 PM
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First time Thai food

Hey all, having Thai food for the first time tonight (I know, I know), and I'm trying to plan ahead what I'm getting. Obviously it'll be tough to nailexact macro counts and all, but anyone have suggestions on stuff that's high in protein and at least somewhat light on carbs? I would treat myself,...

Dman1626‎, Yesterday 03:44 PM
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Talking Reaching goalsssss

I've came a long way from what I use to be. I started my journey at about 245 pounds with some muscle but the fat was mostly controlling of my body. I shed a lot of weight, down to 184. But I feel like I lost some muscle in the process. Just wanted to discuss my diet and workout with the forum and...

Brice7055‎, Today 07:54 AM
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Diet for lean/toned body?

I've been dieting with the focus of losing weight for about 4 weeks; I've lost about 5kg. However now I've changed my aim from reducing fat to increasing muscle mass, with my final goal being to become more toned. I don't want to become bulky however as I don't think it would look great. I know...

AxSirlotl‎, Today 02:53 AM
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Advice Needed

I have never posted in here as I have felt way too self conscious but I often read to try and learn. I grew up a very heavy child right up into my 20's when I lost all the weight thru Jenny Craig (yes I know!) and cardio/weights and got down to 147 lbs. I am 37 now and maintained a weight of 170...

HMH79‎, Yesterday 06:21 AM
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Food Faceoff: Delicious Donuts 4

Below are 20 donuts. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Poi Pork & Seaweed

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:50 PM
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Your bulking/maintenance calories?

Still having a trouble pinpointing my calories. Seemed to gain from 163.6 to 165 in one week of 2800, and could visually see myself gaining bad weight. Went 2700 for 12 days after that and am 164.8 now. I weigh myself every day. Seems very weird, maybe I just had a bad week then. Trying to bring up...

Vladtherussian‎, 07-19-2017 06:58 AM
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Office worker - need diet/workout advice

Hi all, I am new to this but would like some sound advice (I know there are probably countless threads on this - but would like something more personable). My main ask is diet advice based on my lifestyle. Some information about me: Current Occupation: Consultant (though I mostly work in...

cloud2034‎, Yesterday 11:34 PM
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Is 2700 cals a day too much for me?

I'm 6'0-6'1, 170 lbs, 22 years old, male. 32 inch waist (a little fat around the bottom two abs) I'm currently lifting at a 3 day split (HST) and consuming around 2500 cals a day. Do you think I'd experience more muscle gains and little body fat gains if I upped it to 2700 cals a day? I'm...

BrooklynBound‎, 04-20-2005 07:57 PM
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Meal 3 hours before lifting

Ive lifted fasted for the past 5 years of my life, now I took a first shift position at work and cant lift before work so I have to eat before the gym. Anywho, what are the best foods/macros to eat 3 hours before the gym for optimal energy, but not feeling full/bloated? This week was my...

MillerDecaXC‎, Yesterday 05:09 PM
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Fat loss meals

I've been completely overhauling my diet over the last month and half. I've cut out chocolate and cola completely (Used to drink a lot of cola) and switched all my breakfasts and dinners to self made healthy ideas that I've found online. What I haven't had a chance to do however, is look into...

TheFullMontea‎, Today 03:33 AM
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My cutting plan (body pic included)

Hey everyone Long story short. I am 174lb, 5'11", around 12-13.5% bf%(not realy sure) 5 days workout, 45 min cardio per week My goal is to decrease bf% and increase muscle I am thinking about doing 2250 calurise 35%P, 40%C, 25% fat

abohaider‎, Today 01:31 AM
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Arrow Cardio HIIT calories

I do boxing which is a pretty high intesity sport, I work out for around a hour and a half, doing 2 minutes work, 30-60 seconds rest. I use my fitness pal for counting calories but when it asks me for the minutes performed, what do i put? Do i just put 90 minutes or do i split the time to work and...

LEW120‎, Today 12:32 AM
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Is those macroes alright?

=3300 Kcal. Protein: 200/800kcal. (2.7g/kg) Fat: 81/729Kcal. (1,1/kg) Carbs: 442/1771 Doing Fierce 5 upper/lower. I havent gained much lately in weight. Stuck on 73kg almost same as last month. So i increased my kcal, to try to gain 1kg a month.

Rebinho‎, Yesterday 07:31 PM
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Calories or Nutritional Content?

Which is a bigger factor when it comes to weight loss? I'm currently 170lbs and 5 foot 6. Trying to go to 140lbs but 150 lbs would be okay 8 years ago i've weighed 210 lbs which was terrible but been within 160 to 190 lbs these past seven years but haven't been below that. My goal weight...

Bobthenoob‎, Yesterday 07:53 PM
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Need suggestions/foods.

What I eat everyday. morning oats or eggs with bread lunch 2 chicken breasts night rice or some pasta

fabiusx‎, Yesterday 08:01 PM
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Help me understand my nutrition

Hello! I started my dieting about 3 weeks ago and I'm down 18 pounds (started at 302 pounds) I have a question about how many calories i should be eating and if I'm doing anything wrong. I went onto the link MyTDEE.com and plunged the info in and it says about 2100 calories for TDEE...

Freddog97‎, Yesterday 08:41 PM
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does being on a bigger surplus mean bigger gains ?

To make gains you need to be in a surplus right ? does how big of a surplus make bigger gains ?

fendertele‎, Yesterday 12:46 PM
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High calorie healthy snacks and foods?

Hi, I started using myfitnesspal recently and I find it hard to eat all the calories I need for building muscles eating healthy food? That would be no problem if I was eating McDonalds food which is so high in calories....but I am trying to eat healthy and there are not as much calories in...

FitForLife1988‎, 07-17-2017 04:27 PM
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Diets for fast food workers?

Hey everyone, So just wanted everyone's opinion on what someone should eat/not eat but work full time at a fast food burger joint. We only have beef, bacon, fries, milkshakes and so far I've only been having cheese veggies. Sadly cause of our auditors and I'm a manager, I can't eat 6 small...

KayinKento‎, 07-16-2017 04:19 PM
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Macro Help

I was cutting for a while and then realized from here I needed to start bulking. I raised my calories from 1900cal-2250cal a day. My macros include 40% fats, 30% proteins, and 30% carbs. Or 100g fats, 169g protein, and 169g carbs. Do these macros look okay for a lean bulk? And how important is it...

Cody291‎, Yesterday 05:09 PM
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Confused with nutrition

Hi my name is Luke. I'm 17 years old and I weigh 185 pounds and I'm 6ft 3 and I go to the gym 6 days a week for about an hour to an hour and a half. I did the Harris benidict calculation to find my maintenance calories and I got about 3350. But my main confusion is my macros. Ok so if I...

Luke12323‎, Yesterday 04:59 PM
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