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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: 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: 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: 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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** ~ 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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Fluctuating calorie deficit intake - Is this bad?

Hi all, So I'm 5'7 and I currently weigh 222lbs. (I was 267) I am currently doing an push/pull/leg lifting regime as follows: Mon: Pull Tues: Push Wed: Off Thur: Legs Fri: Off Sat: Pull

joejccva71‎, Today 10:03 AM
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Bulking for someone who needs to do a lot of cardio?

Hey, new to the forum, looking for advice. I'm 27 years old, 159lbs and 6'2, have just lost 3 stone since October through loads of high intensity running and watching what I eat. I'm looking very lean now and have stopped losing weight, so guessing it would be wise to bulk. I'm a semi-pro rugby...

Grimmy24‎, Today 07:16 AM
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Is Sodium absolutely necessary in a healthy diet?

Hi, I am cutting and usually looking to minimize my sodium intake so I look less bloated. I sweat buckets at the gym. Is sodium necessary for general health and muscle? How much do you intake, and recommend

GeneticOverride‎, Today 08:28 AM
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Food Faceoff: Cheesecake Factory 4

Below are 12 menu items from the Cheesecake Factory. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Amerciana Cheeseburger Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough CC

boo99‎, Yesterday 03:40 PM
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How much carbs in a pre workout meal or shake?

Hi, I have an oatmeal shake for breakfast and train a couple hours later..My training sessions are a good couple hours+ including cardio at the end. Here are my ingredients and macros.. 1 cup oats 2 cups milk scoop of whey tbsp peanut butter 810 calories, 51g protein,81g carbs, 34g fat

GeneticOverride‎, Today 08:04 AM
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Question How much water per day?

Hello, I've been seeing in a lot of post that say drink plenty of water, I wanted to know how much is "plenty of water", currently I'm drinking between 3.5-4 liters per day, is that too much or too little? can drinking too much water be a problem to the health? Thanks

sgarciac07‎, Yesterday 07:14 PM
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What am I doing wrong? (Skinny Fat)

I'm 6'1, 170 lbs currently, 30 years old. I have an Ectomorph body structure. I used to track my macros religiously for years but it's been about 4 years since I've actively done so. But I literally eat the same thing every day and it's been roughly close to my last set of macros so I roughly know...

jagsfan05‎, 02-18-2018 02:49 PM
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Question High glucose levels

So I've been monitoring my glucose levels and ketone levels and they stay on the 186 glucose range and .3 to .4 range foe ketones , I know my glucose is way to high, but my diet is 75 percent fat 20 protein and 5 carbsMy protein is 206grams 20%, carbs 49 grams, fiber 19 grams, sugars 19 grams,...

Thor111‎, Today 06:30 AM
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Muscle gain or fat gain?

Hey guys I have the typical ectomorph story, skinny guy struggling to put on size. I’m 17 and I’ve been lifting for 4 years (3 years locked in and dedicated) and I recently bumped up my calories and take in anywhere from 2900-3200 calories per day. Protein: 175g / carbs: 373g / fat: 125g. An...

FXR1748‎, Yesterday 04:39 AM
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Help losing fat, am i doing it right? (Beginner)

Hello, im Norwegian so all the meals are Norwegian and my measure is Norwegian, hope you'all understand :) before everything, some stats: 20 years old 1.83cm 97.6 kg (starting weight at 107kg) Bodyfat at 24,7% Doing weightlifting 5/days a week, rating from moderate pace to intense....

Phihua98‎, Yesterday 11:39 PM
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Wink Always tired in Gym?? I do eat enough

I eat a full serving of Optimum serious mass a day (3-4 shakes). Breakfast, pre workout meal and dinner. I seem to feel very tired and lacklustre when working out. I cant seem to figure out why,

caz7‎, Yesterday 09:53 AM
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My PT's Nutrition Plan Ok?

Hi there, just want to get some opinions on my PT's nutrition plan for me. Recently lost my way with fitness, so wanted to get some accountability back and have to report to somebody which will make me stick to a diet/plan. Been on this plan solidly for a week now, but just wanted to see what the...

romeotango‎, Yesterday 11:41 AM
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Suggest me some fatty foods/snacks that aren't avocado

I've been having trouble meeting my minimum fat intake of 75g lately. I'm looking for some suggestions for meal components and/or snacks that are high in "good" fats (if that's even a thing?) that ARE NOT AVOCADOS. (I just can't stand them)

daveminnich‎, 04-18-2018 06:53 AM
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Blending veggies? how long do they last?

I've been blending veggies together with almonds etc. for years now.. but I recently was told that after a few hours of being blended they start to go bad and lose nutrients? I've read mixed reviews on articles posted around the web as well. So does anyone have any insight on this? I normally...

rinkerx‎, Yesterday 03:16 PM
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Protein Fluff - 3:1:0 ratio

This concoction first learned about on leangains sparked my interest enough and over time I've tweaked this to be a little more friendly to my diet when trying to cut weight where I need to make my calories stretch. Voluminous eating for the win. When making this, I use a kitchen aid stand...

gp79‎, 02-10-2012 07:19 AM
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Food Faceoff: Cheesecake Factory 3

Below are 12 Cheesecakes from the CF menu. Please choose up to 8 that you like: 30th Anniversary Chocolate

boo99‎, 04-18-2018 03:32 PM
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UK vs US Supplement/Label Accuracy and Safety Controls

On a whim/out of curiosity I learned that, in the UK, basically all products marketed and sold as 'food supplements' are government-regulated, unlike in the states. My hunch is that, in general, this should make purchasing supplements (if you want to) from UK-based companies generally more...

AdamWW‎, Yesterday 09:51 AM
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How much muscle i am able to grow on daily basis.

I am a 160lbs boy i am taking daily protein is 160grms and 320grams of carbs per day and 64grams of healthy fat every day for growing pure muscle mass the Total calories intake in a day is 2500apprx. and i am doing 5 times hardcore workout in a week. Now i am confused in the point that i am taking...

Adityathakkar16‎, 04-15-2018 12:29 PM
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Fuel workout or fuel muscle growth

Hey yall. I always read conflicting views on this. Here is my basic understanding, wrong or right: you build muscles in the day following a workout, not during. Which means instead of a higher deficit on off days, you should have a lower deficit to fuel your muscle growth, and have a higher...

westtxco‎, Yesterday 04:49 AM
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What resources would you guys recommend for understanding what nutrients I need?

In the past, I've always asked questions like "What should I be eating?", and even when people offer suggestions or are otherwise helpful, I'd always fall back into my old patterns. I think, maybe if I actually understand how my body works, and what different nutrients actually DO for my body,...

Jcorb‎, Yesterday 09:11 AM
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Lightbulb How much protein per meal can your body can utilize?

Hello people. I came across an article on NCBI/PMC, and it's newly published 27.2.2018 > ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5828430/ I workout 4 times/week (chest/tricep - back/bicep - shoulders/traps - legs/abs) and each day of them is intense. Before, I used to take 2 scoops of isolate (50g)...

darkmode‎, 04-18-2018 07:28 AM
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Peanut butter fudge craving during cut

I have been into a week of cutting with Clean burn. I have like few packs of Reese’s that’s in my refrigerator. I’m craving for some of those but would really like to stay off it until I finish my cut. How do you guys cope with cravings?

StingyChiken‎, 04-17-2018 05:31 AM
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Anecdotal: 2 months on a 5:2 diet

Hi All! Thought i'd leave a little anecdotal account for anyone considering this approach. Background: I dislike cutting and not being lean but i also like eating stuff so i do have to periodically cut some weight. This particular time i managed to bulk for almost a year before deciding to...

chamelious‎, Yesterday 05:32 AM
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Eating disorder ?

Hi everyone, I got a big eating problem and Idk where to ask for help so I'll start here. I live alone with my mother for my whole life, and I'm not used to having X meals a day at X time, u get it .. So I just ate when I felt like it. Now I have a problem which stops me from going to gym...

PujoSotka‎, 04-18-2018 10:11 AM
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