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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: 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: IN RESPONSE to a NUMBER OF RECURRING THREADS/POSTS IN THIS FORUM:

This is the NUTRITION Forum. It is intended to answer all NUTRITION-RELATED questions. ADDITIONALLY: *This is not WebMD; don't post medical-related questions. Instead, talk to your doctor. Posting a statement in your thread that "I'm not asking for medical advice," and then asking...

ironwill2008‎, 07-12-2018 09:35 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: 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: 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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When does lipolysis occur?

The body preferentially uses glycogen as a fuel source. But at which point does lipolysis occur and to what degree does it occur, as opposed to the body converting amino acids into glycogen via gluconeogenesis? I think the typical answer would be that lipolysis occurs when glycogen stores are...

LuckyAH‎, Today 09:16 AM
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Poll Poll: The Struggle is real, keto to guido

So my situation is this, rewind to oct 7th 2017 i was 357 lbs... fast forward i am now 239 lbs ... and have been working out for the past 2 months religiously lifting and following workout plans i've upped my intake to a little over maintenance but after being on a keto diet for 9 months in a...

Brian9885‎, Today 12:30 PM
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Food Faceoff: BBQ 2

Below are 12 BBQ/grilled foods you may have seen at a BBQ this summer. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Baby Back Ribs Corn & Potato

boo99‎, Today 04:06 PM
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Thumbs up Getting enough protein in through the day, please help me decide.

I am wondering about protein intake. I do not have shakes, or mixes, I also do not have loads of beef, chicken etc. I'm 15, and am trying to build lean muscle. After digging through things and trying to find Good sources of protein I accumulated about 3 things. Milk, Eggs, and Cheese. I weigh about...

cdecde00‎, Today 03:54 PM
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Unhappy Exercise, and diet please help! Too much Cholesterol?

Currently I drink 13.5 cups of milk, 7% cholesterol in each cup. as well as consume 7 eggs. I do aggressive workouts where I have 6 sets. Each set I will do all I can until I physically can't. I preform pull ups (7 full and about 6 half pull ups / attempts) I can do 7 bicep curls (two milk jugs in...

cdecde00‎, Today 09:26 AM
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Muscle and just general weight gain

So I’m new to all this and going to start gym next week and a bit stuck on what to do really. I know diet is the most important thing and I need that sorted as well as what to actually do in the gym because I’m a beginner. I’m 17 just under 5 foot 11 and 56kg (I know I’m skinny and already have low...

csg2000‎, Today 02:17 PM
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Should I bulk or cut?

Hey guys, I’m a 19 year old male and I’ve been getting more into general fitness and weight training for about 5 months now and I’m really proud of myself. My only thing is, my diet is trash. Now I’m at the point where I need help with nutrition. Im 5’9” and as of this morning I’m 151 lbs 17.4%...

reillyfeathers‎, Today 02:59 PM
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Food Faceoff: BBQ 1

BBQ/grilled dishes are this weeks FFO. Below are 12 that you may have seen this summer at a BBQ. Please choose up to 8 that you like:

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:58 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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general advice for a skinny beginner

So, I started working out around 3 months ago, and in this time ive gained all of about 5 lbs. Its not nothing, but it is a lot less than I had hoped to gain considering the amount of time I have put into this. I wanted to start by asking if this slow rate of weight gain is expected, or if I can...

noakesy‎, Today 11:51 AM
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Question Where to buy vegan food for mass building/lifting?

I can't cook whatsoever and don't enjoy it and was wondering if there is any stores preferably online where I can find vegan food that is good for bulking especially protein. I am 150 lbs would like to be 170 also so I don't have to make 2 threads of anyone knows a good bulking workout routine...

Jbern22‎, Today 01:01 PM
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Protein per lb during cut

Im female, 5' 4", 128lbs and 7 weeks out from my first bikini show. I have chosen not to get a coach for this prep and seem to be making good progress over the last 10 weeks! My question is about how much protein is "okay" to eat. I have a minimum of 150g a day, but normally eat closer to 170-180...

nikelle44‎, Today 01:06 PM
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Protein calculation

My question is when you calculate your macros and more specific your protein intake, are you taking into consideration the protein resulting from carbs (rice, cereal, etc) and salad or you only take into consideration the protein from meat, fish, dairy, and supplements?

Dage7‎, Today 09:15 AM
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Help with bulking

Hey guys, I’ve been trying to build muscle and bulk without gaining too much fat. I am aware that fat gain is really inevitable while bulking but am simply trying to stay as lean as possible. I am a male. 5’8”. I weighed 134 pounds when I started this new regime. This morning I weighed 139 pounds....

cljolley‎, Yesterday 08:35 AM
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Some General Questions about Bulking Diet

Hi guys. I’m currently creating a diet for my bulk and have a few nutrition questions, I think they may be pretty basic but bear with me. Does anyone else struggle to eat enough protein without eating way too many carbs? It’s an issue I seem to have when trying to meet protein requirements....

thisgymguy‎, Today 08:02 AM
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Question Fruit smoothie question

Ok so I have heard that if you eat the same amount of fruit compared to blending it all and drinking it you will gain more weight from the smoothie. Is this true? I regularly have homemade protein smoothie shakes but don't wanna be having them if it turns out they are gonna lead to extra...

JS1888‎, Today 06:48 AM
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Diet plan - novice

Hello, i want to start living a healthier life so i decided to ask you for some help. My height is 180 cm and my weight is currently 87 kg. Now i have never in my life been in a gym or did any kind of workout (i have been working on our family farm since i was very young so i do have some muscle...

nov1ce‎, Today 10:39 AM
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Effectiveness of protein.

I used to have a protein shake post my workout, which feels great. Recently I discovered the art of mixing my choc protein in unsweetened low fat greek yogurt and can't get over it. I use isolate whey since it does not make me feel bloated. So now, post workout I mix 36g of protein choc with...

StingyChiken‎, Today 06:47 AM
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Cold and Flus

I didn't know where else to post this, and I am wondering if anyone has had similar experiences. Basically, for the past year- maybe year and a half- I've been getting constant colds and influenzas to point where I have one now after just getting rid of my last one three weeks ago. They're every...

ngloading‎, Yesterday 01:26 PM
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Eating enough protein and calories around a busy schedule?

Hi all, I have a busy schedule and work for an agency so could be called at anytime? But usually have at least some notice. How do I eat enough protein around my work schedule. I know some may say protein shake but they cause me bloating so I have it at night.

bbuk2018‎, Yesterday 09:56 AM
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Question What should I eat before my workout

I have always trained on an empty stomach and drunk a protein shake after my workout, I have been told you should eat about an hour before a workout but the problem is I workout at 6am and I get up at 5.30am I don’t really want to get up earlier than this so what is the best thing to eat/drink...

baconjake7‎, Today 05:38 AM
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Is it safe to have 5 protein shakes a day? and is my routine okay for a beginner?

So, I'm fairly new to the whole gym and muscle building game. I'm 6'4, 200 pounds and lack muscle in general, fairly slim other than around the stomach area (although not fat). I've been going to the gym for a couple of weeks now and have a few quests to ask aimed more towards the more experienced...

louisricho‎, 08-19-2018 08:11 PM
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Question Ginger root, DOMS and gains... To take or not to take?

Relatively new to strength training (started past year). I came across info that Ginger root can mitigate DOMS. Not sure how it works or whether to use it personally. I avoid NSAIDs as the anti-inflammatory effect potentially nullifies the point of working out. Does the same hold true for...

PhilHuang‎, Today 05:16 AM
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What's your favorite oatmeal recipe. I would like to try them.

On one side: 200 ml Almond Milk, heat till warm. Add 2 cups of Oatmeal, and microwave for 2-3 minutes (Depending on how you like it) Once done, add PB powder (banana flavor) 12g, and stir until semi thick. On other side: 50ml of water (or more per your need) 15g of Unsweetened cocoa Sugar...

StingyChiken‎, 08-16-2018 07:12 AM
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Weight gain seems impossible

I am around 5’10 119 pounds currently. I have been this height and weight for years now. No matter what I do I can’t seem to add mass.

jiminem‎, Yesterday 04:32 PM
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