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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: 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: 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: 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. If your question isn't directly concerning NUTRITION, it doesn't belong in this forum. OFF TOPIC THREADS will either be locked, deleted, or possibly moved to the misc. Repeat offenders will get sent to band...

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 broccoli Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broccoli 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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Question Lentils wtf is going on!?

Hi everyone. I’ve just tried out a new recipe including red split lentils and I was led to believe that I’d be getting around 25 grams of protein per 100g of lentils? After logging the ingredients into my fitness pal, I realised this was far from the case! More like 9g per 100g! Now I’ve seen...

ashleyo89‎, 06-14-2019 06:03 AM
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Smile What Foods Can I Add To This Daily Intake To Bulk

Do not want to keep this long, but let me know if you need to know anything else. So I'm eating around 3100 calories a day without any supplement and i need to increase it about 200 calories as the gaining is very slow now per 2 weeks. The day consists of all these, Oats Peanut Butter...

Ram132G‎, 06-13-2019 02:54 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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Thoughts on this carb cycling macro formula

Hi all, I came across this formula for carb cycling when bulking. It seems pretty legit to me but I am a novice. I was wondering your thoughts were? (It comes from breakingmuscle.com) Caloric Needs For those working out 3 to four times a week, they should multiply their bodyweight in...

JoshA1‎, Yesterday 03:51 AM
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6ft5 234lbs 22% body fat AND bulking

Hi all, Been training for a year and a half, but over the last 7 weeks I have been properly dedicating myself to proper nutrition, tracking calories and macros and bulking for the first time after so long just messing about and trial and error. . I’m 6ft5 234lbs and 22% body fat. I am doing a...

mada2‎, 05-20-2019 05:49 AM
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Is it possible to lose muscle while being able to lift heavier?

I am not entirely sure if I have placed this in the correct forum - i apoligize in advance, if I should have posted it somewhere ells. Anyhow, here it goes. I am 173 cm and weigh around 52 kilos. I have a very low fat percentage - i would estimate it to be around 10. The body scanner in my fitness...

TrineBulks‎, 06-13-2019 12:14 PM
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Am I cutting too aggressively?

Height: 5 foot 9 inches Weight: 182lbs around 20 percent bodyfat Age:20 Bench:210 Squat:275 Deadlift:285 OHP:140 I am running a novice full body linear progression program and have been barely maintaining my lifts at 2000 calories a day the past couple weeks, some tdee calculators I...

pb710‎, 06-12-2019 07:11 PM
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Does carb cycling work for gaining weight?

So I am 166 lbs, 5’8”, 20 yrs old and have been taking 3700 calories for about 2 months and have only gained 1 lb. It is impossible for me to take more calories liquid and solid. So I was wondering if cutting back and resetting metabolism will shock the system and cause weight gain after I return...

dilshersidhu‎, Yesterday 07:01 PM
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Food Faceoff: Ham Semis

Below are 16 Ham dishes that received 7 or more votes this week. Please choose up to 6 for the Finals: Cheddar Breakfast Casserole

boo99‎, Yesterday 05:37 PM
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Exclamation What protein to calculate?

Hi all :) Was wondering what types of protein to calculate. Currently I'm on 150g of protein per day. However, when I calculate the complete protein sources for the day, i.e. eggs, milk, whey, meat, seafood, I consume around 130g of protein from those sources. I hit my 150g goal from peanut...

krisdimi‎, Today 09:52 AM
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training break for 2 months

I stopped training for 2 months as soon as I finished my cut due to a surgery , and got back to training 1 month ago and stopped counting calories and I maintained my weight all this time , I think that I restored most of the lost muscle but Im the same weight as I have been before the surgery and...

Orelabergel1‎, Today 05:49 AM
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In need of help

Hi guys, first, I wanna thank you, this forum almost always had all the answers I needed. Now, onto my problem. some guys here suggested I start bulking now (been cutting since November, went from 105.5 to 79.5) Through tracking, I can estimate my TDEE to be at around 2900-3000 calories....

Alexios91‎, Yesterday 01:50 PM
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Exclamation Vitamin C = no gainz?

Hi all, what's your take on this thing about taking large doses of vitamin C reduces gains? My pre has 500 mg of C in it, am I wasting my time?

colontos‎, 06-14-2019 07:38 PM
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Ongoing Study Discussion Thread - Nutrition, Training, Health etc.

We had the idea to discuss interesting scientific studies here. Can be nutrition, training, health related or anything relevant. Please only participate in the discussion if you care about science. If you only care about what works for you (n=1) this is not the thread for it. If anyone comes...

Mrpb‎, 08-24-2017 10:56 PM
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Smile Not sure how many calories I should be eating, confused.

Hello, I am a 26 year old female, about 137 lbs, and 5'4. Last year when I was trying to lose weight I dropped my calories to 1300 and it worked and I got down to 120 lbs, so I figured Id do that again this year but I want to gain muscle instead of just losing weight. I don't care if I get down to...

xoluna‎, Yesterday 02:51 PM
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Nutrition

Anyone able to help me out with like a 2500-3000 meal plan. Or rough idea of much what kinda food so i can make ju my own. Been hitting the gym for a few months but not seeing alot of progress due to my poor eating habits or undereating. I know that amount of calories is easy for most people

redz9989‎, 06-08-2019 10:48 PM
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Question Calculating Macros - Too much Protein?

Hey guys I’m new to this forum. 28yo male mesomorph currently 197lbs and want to be 190 I used to be 220lbs mostly fat. I’ve been bodybuilding for almost 5 years now and I am barely getting into calculating macros and already seeing incredible results. I’m leaning out like crazy but would love to...

Majora4806‎, Yesterday 10:37 AM
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Bulking Calories and Help In General

So I know that weekly calories are popular when dieting for cheat meal or cheat day purposes but how about when bulking? I read somewhere that it's better to just be in a daily surplus CONSISTENTLY surplus than just being in like a 50 cal surplus for 6 days and then a 1000 or 2000 cal surplus on...

justin23250‎, 06-14-2019 09:22 PM
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Food Faceoff: Ham 5

These 10 dishes below all contain Ham. Please choose up to 6 that you like: Cheese Omelet

boo99‎, 06-14-2019 05:47 PM
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Bad advice/Confusion over Nutrition

Hello, this is my first post in quite a few years. Over the last year I have been cleaning up my diet and training hard after being overweight for some time. I reduced my bodyfat from around 25% possibly more to the point where I now almost have visable top abs so Im guessing I am just under...

Beavertown‎, 06-14-2019 05:26 AM
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Easy high-calorie recipes?

I've been losing weight since I started working out again, I need around 3000 calories just to maintain my normal weight of 180. I'm down to 175 after lifting weights for about 6 weeks with very little gains. It seems obvious that the issue is the amount of food I'm eating. Anyone have any...

KthProg‎, 06-11-2019 07:30 AM
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corn flakes work better for me than oats

Probably it is my own digestion problem after getting older, now every morning when i eat oat (roughly 50 grams), after lunch meal i always poo them out even they look like digested completely, the poo is very loosely/water one. I always feel some sick after the poo. I have no problem for that...

hfcheung‎, 06-12-2019 06:52 PM
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TDEE Question

Hello! I was just having a random thought and I wanted some clarification, please. Would the Calories burned via walking be the same if an individual walks/jogs 5 Miles at one go vs an individual that walks/jogs 5 Miles throughout the day? I.e. Total distance the individual has...

MosToorani‎, 06-10-2019 09:43 PM
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Keep cutting or start bulking

I'm 5'10 and 19 years old. I began my cut back in march at 168lbs, and I'm now at 154. I've worked out for 2 years so I don't have newbie gains. I still have love handles, and I can't see my abs. But I'm so tired of cutting now, and my calories are super low! It's summer now and it's bbq and...

DanishAesthetic‎, 06-13-2019 08:59 AM
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Over 40, bulking and belly fat.

I've always been a hard gainer in my 20s and 30s. At 42, I started hitting the gym last June. I went with the typical high calorie surplus diet like I had before. I started at 174lbs. I'm now 215lbs. But I've put on some belly/side fat that I'd rather not have. I'm assuming being over 40 has...

Jellotree‎, 06-12-2019 07:02 AM
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