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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: 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: 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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Will it be the same

So my trainer gave me a workout plan and a food plan, he gave me not kcal, but specific foods to eat, like oats in morning, 2 times per day chichen with rise, eggs, greek yogurt, curd etc. I calculated it's all about 3400 kcal, mostly protein like 45% fat 20% and carbs 25% or smth close to that, so...

deivukx‎, Today 06:51 AM
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Protein Easy To Cook

Hi I am looking for a protein source with a high ease of cooking to protein ratio. I thought I found it with these microwavable meatballs, but I misread the label, and it's just not as much protein as chicken breasts which is what I was doing before. You can't really microwave chicken breasts...

amartin315‎, Yesterday 04:29 PM
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New Study - volunteers needed in Cambridge, UK

I'm not taking part in this one unfortunately - but it could be a great way to get those Christmas lbs off - as well as helping out science and getting a free (and accurate) physique assessment... ------------------------- The purpose of the study is to investigate whether the amount of...

SuffolkPunch‎, Today 11:11 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 11:12 AM
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Bulk/ Gained weight and lost it in a week.

I have been on a clean bulk for 3 months now eating 3600 calories daily and hitting the gym 4 times a week. I started weighting myself 4 weeks ago and went from 174.6lbs to 177lbs in 3 weeks gaining around 1lbs per week. This Friday I get on the scale for my weekly weight in and my weight dropped...

xDunno‎, Today 08:02 AM
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Sick of eating (HELP)

Hi everyone ! Im on a bulking diet for like 2 months and half. Im a 16yrs male I have 133 pounds and Im 183cm tall. But for like a week i cant eat anymore foods like: eggs,milk,chicken breast,tuna(especially) which were my main sources of protein,calories and i dont know what to eat anymore, i...

MrHandz‎, Yesterday 03:14 PM
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Food Faceoff: Let's Talk Turkey 4

Happy Thanksgiving to all! We will switch it up today a bit for the holiday. Below are 8 Turkey dishes and 12 sides. Create your holiday meal with up to 2 Turkey dishes and up to 6 sides.

boo99‎, Yesterday 02:07 PM
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good nutrition book for gym guys?

been hearing rogan talk about keto for awhile, then a coworker told me that he is using it, gotta be honest i don't fully understand it anyone read this book? do you think following their advice would help a lot? http://amzn.to/2iKPvRr

guy169‎, Yesterday 10:09 AM
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Question 1,200kcal - 1,500kcal: Am I going to start losing muscle?

Could you guys check out my food diary/macros and let me know if I am likely to start wasting muscle as appose to shredding fat and building muscle because of my low calorie diet, really afraid that I am not eating enough to maintain my muscles: myfitnesspal.com/food/diary/fiftygent I'm 25...

Ambition17‎, Yesterday 01:16 PM
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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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Zits on shoulders, upper back?

I've been bulking for almost two months now and now I have quite a number of zits. I don't take steroids, I don't drink or do drugs or drink coffee. I eat a lot of chicken breast and basmati white rice and old fashion Quaker oatmeal, mixed unsalted nuts, chunk light tuna, 6 whole eggs, cottage...

BlueBird55‎, Yesterday 01:34 PM
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Is there ANY reason to have a protein shake instead of Chicken?

So, can someone explain why protein shakes exist and why someone dieting should include them in his diet? So, 1 scoop of ON has 24g of protein, 120cals 100g of skinless boneless raw chicken breast has about 21g of protein and also around 120cals (Correct me if i'm wrong) Right now my diet...

MrGreenX‎, Yesterday 07:26 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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Protein/Calories question - is this correct?

I been in and out of bodybuilding for the last two years, however this time I want to do it right and want to make sure I'm not doing anything wrong. I'm 18, like 5ft7 & 75/80kg and plan to exercise 6 times a week as well as take a scoop of BCAA's daily before workout. I'll be trying to eat...

dencn‎, Today 03:02 AM
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Post-Workout/Pre-sleep Meal

Hey everyone, I've done alot of research over the years on bodybuilding and nutrition. Lately, I've been eating healthy but not really putting much thought into what I eat and when and I'm trying to fix that. I work two jobs and don't have days off so it's really tough to find time to shop...

Dan0m1te‎, Yesterday 04:36 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, 11-22-2017 09:01 AM
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Bulking but not gaining weight

So I started dieting 5 months ago and dropped from 186 pounds to 135 but 1 month ago I decided to start going to the gym for the first time because Im really skinny at this point so I want to put on some muscle, my diet was 1600 calories a day, now I'm eating 2500-3000 calories a day and the bad...

FabianUS‎, Yesterday 01:28 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, Yesterday 05:40 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, 11-22-2017 04:17 PM
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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, 11-22-2017 03:12 PM
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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, Yesterday 01:56 AM
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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, 11-22-2017 03:36 PM
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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, 11-22-2017 07:06 PM
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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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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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