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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Question Milk??

Theres so much contradicting info about milk, It's confusing. I drink 1% milk, is it bad to drink it at night?? Does it digest quickly or slowly?? I'm on a lean bulk so its very easy and convenient I just don't know when it's good times to consume it. Also what about other diary products like...

atilinca9‎, Today 08:08 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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Food Faceoff: English Grub Semis 2

Below are the top 10 English foods for the week. Choose up to 6 for tomorrow's Finals: Apple Pie Sunday Roast

boo99‎, Today 04:41 PM
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The right diet

So, i'm approaching 18 years of age and have been getting heavily into working out and realize you need the right diet. However, although i do want to gain muscle mass, i am an athlete and compete in sports, so i would like to remain lean and cut. I'm having trouble finding the right diet for me in...

zachandrews12‎, Today 06:55 PM
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Why I only gain if I take a mass gainer?

Hello Guys, I'm 22 yo weighting 68kg and height 180cm I've been at a fixed weight for so long (62kg) , no matter how much I eat, if I eat a lot, only my stomach becomes HUGE AF lol. 1 month I was taking 1/2 scoop of "MassTech" mixed with milk (1/2 scoop NOT serving) which means 200 calories...

YQrt‎, Today 11:04 AM
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Talking Food for Muscle.

I wanna build a lot of muscle this next year and I was wondering what foods would be best to eat to do that. Of course food with a lot of protein is good for building muscle but is there any specific food or type of food that I should eat to put on more muscle mass.

Jabarav‎, Today 06:41 PM
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Post work out meal - McDoanlds?

Hi I'm currently bulking and doing stronglifts 5x5. What do you guys think of McDonalds as a post-work out meal? Is this stupid or will the body be able to digest effectively and use the nutrients to replenish the energy I need? Due to only eating halal meat the only thing I eat from there...

Bulktastic‎, Today 01:25 PM
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How do you follow your macros?

Up untill now I used to open my notepad (in my iphone) and count the calories of everything I eat every time. With time I wrote to myself how many calories are in food I mainly eat (per 100g) and just calculate the amounts I've had. But now I realized I should also count my macros (protein and...

LioRiX‎, Today 08:39 AM
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hire nutrition coach?

Hey guys. Really new to this. Wondering if its possible to hire someone to help you count macros or diet? My workouts im happy with but my diet i cannot seem to lose any weight. Did a google search with no luck only online and i want in person or skype. Help! thanks !

alexis4073‎, Today 03:30 PM
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Feeling super bloated

Around a year ago, I started dealing with violent gastro-intestinal pain, I'd vomit 3-4 times every morning and would feel rotten the entire day. Constant diarrhoea, etc. It was awful. I would only ingest what would be a "regular meal" to most normal people, about every 3 days. Borderline eating...

trubela95‎, Today 04:36 PM
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GMO controversy

There is very misleading information on GMO foods. Dr Oz claims GMO foods are safe while Dr Axe claims GMO foods are not safe. I'm not sure what to believe :( http://www.today.com/video/dr-oz-weighs-in-on-gmo-study-environmental-concerns-687925315506

kennyreid95‎, 05-14-2017 06:41 AM
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First real cut

Hey guys im about to start my first real cut this summer vacation I did my meal plan and everything and my only problem is that it just dosent seem right Im 17, 78 kg which is around 165 pounds, And 5 feet 7 The bmr results are all around 1650 and so i meal planned it to 1400 with a...

roeecash‎, Today 04:08 PM
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Is it actually possible to bodyrecomp without cutting/bulking?

I just watched this video by Johnny Candito: GIX-RyorgkQ and he argues that traditional bulking/cutting cycles are not necessary for the average joe looking to gain muscle and strength. is this true? lifting heavy and eating at a maintenance actually works for bodyrecomp? I am currently...

fj123‎, 03-17-2016 07:19 PM
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Nutrition Help

Hi guys, I hope somebody can help me? I'm basically training to get physically fit for the Army again (was out with long term tendinitis - sometimes still suffer) + get a decent(ish) body for the beach holiday I'm going on in mid September. I've been playing around with some macros & working...

romeotango‎, Today 08:41 AM
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Do you really need to EAT a calorie surplus to gain muscle?

There seem to be two opposing views on how much you need to eat to gain muscle : 1) You must eat a calorie surplus to gain muscle. 2) You only need to eat enough calories to get through your workouts comfortably, if you need more calories to build muscle your body will take it from fat. ...

whitedragon101‎, 07-14-2011 06:45 AM
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Oats Vs Rice

Hi all, Lately i have found myself eating oats as a replacement for rice in most of my meals, so pretty much my main carb source is oats, does anyone else do this, is it good or bad in anyways, just after some feedback. cheers

Lean_Mass_01_84‎, 02-07-2007 05:56 PM
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For those who try to maximise muscle protein synthesis

Disclaimer: for most hitting their daily protein requirement is the most important thing. This thread is about spreading your protein over the day in order to achieve optimal protein synthesis. These ideas have not been proven (yet) to make a meaningful difference for real world muscle gains. ...

Mrpb‎, 08-14-2014 05:56 AM
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Calculating meal calories after estimating TDEE

Hello everyone, After dividing my TDEE over my number of meals can you let me know the method you use to physically estimate the actual Kcal / macros in each meal. So for instance: Do you make meals based on recipes that provide the Macronutrient and Kcal amounts e.g. bbc food etc. This...

Dojobloke‎, 06-21-2017 04:27 AM
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Help for good nutrition during work asked

Hey guys, So I just started a new job where I spend almost the entire day in a van. I can bring food in my bag if I want, but I am struggling with what I can bring. I can't use a microwave in the van of course. I can however use a cooling bag, so I can keep food and drinks more easily. My...

maxroegiest‎, Today 09:25 AM
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Thumbs up Homemade Weight Gainer Shake Recipes

If you have a great homemade weight gainer shake recipe post it here guys! Reps for good recipes! Here's a simple recipe I've used many times and it tastes great! J-Cubed's Basic Weight Gain Shake Combine each ingredient into a blender/mixer 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons natty peanut...

J-Cubed‎, 07-19-2009 11:28 AM
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Food Faceoff: English Grub Semis 1

Below are the top 12 voted on English foods for the week. Please choose up to 8 to go to the Finals on Sunday: Apple Pie Apple Cobbler

boo99‎, Yesterday 03:11 PM
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Hard diet + bad weekend up ahead = Setback???

Hey guys, I know this **** is all over the internet. But Information is all over the place on it. I've been dieting hard no cheating for about 2 months now, having great progress and I feel great. My brother graduates tonight, and we're throwing him a family party tomorrow for graduating plus we're...

damato4life‎, Yesterday 03:55 PM
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Fasting diet to gain muscle and lost fat

I was wondering what everyone would think of this diet. My maintenance is about 2500 calories a day. To eat to gain 1lb a week I should add 500 calories (3000 calories total) a day. Since it has been shown that by 36 hours after exercise protein synthesis has nearly returned to base levels, I...

Sculptedsteel‎, Yesterday 07:01 PM
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Still skinny but lower belly fat - cut, bulk or maintain? (Pics/lifts included)

I know this isn't uncommon, but my genetic body build that I inherited is mostly skinny (especially in arms and legs) with excess fat in my belly. I didn't work out at all in high school, so while I appeared thin in clothes I definitely had some fat on my belly. The summer before college I started...

joeboberson‎, 06-22-2017 06:58 AM
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How bad is soy?

I eat these nature valley bars daily. It says it contains 10g of protein per serving which I thought was great for such a small bar and got it. I read the back and the source is soy. meh. If I eat one or two of these bars daily will it be bad for me? by that.. I mean, the talk about estrogen...

Akenji‎, 06-20-2017 04:32 AM
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