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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 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, Today 10:37 AM
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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, Yesterday 07:38 PM
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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, Yesterday 09:22 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, Today 02:51 PM
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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, Yesterday 06:03 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, Today 01:50 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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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, Today 03:51 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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Food Faceoff: Ham 5

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

boo99‎, Yesterday 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, Yesterday 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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Confused about reading a MEAL PLAN

This may be a dumb question but I just bought a meal plan. It tells me the meals I need but not what to buy or how much of. How does this work? Im on a budget so I dont wanna spend a whole of money.

heyfonzie88‎, 06-13-2019 09:15 PM
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Food Faceoff: Ham 4

Below are 8 dishes that all contain Ham. Please choose up to 4 that you like: Breakfast Pizza Breakfast Crescent Squares

boo99‎, 06-13-2019 05:17 PM
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Still confused with protein absorption/intake

So, i've read what I could of threads about protein synthesis in the past. And I am still confused. Some people say you can take 100 grams of protein at once, some say you can't absorb that much at once, some say it doesn't matter when you take it, some studies say it's' better to take the protein...

2RDEYE‎, 06-13-2019 07:20 PM
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Food Faceoff: Ham 3

From these 8 dishes below that all contain Ham, please choose up to 4 that you like: Antipasto Grilled Cheese Asparagus Bundles Breakfast Pinwheels

boo99‎, 06-12-2019 05:19 PM
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Gaining muscle or keep losing fat

Hello, I'm 21 years old weighing around 67.4kg (148 lbs) and standing 172cm tall (5 foot 6/ 5 foot 7). I have been struggling with my physique for some time, I've always been a skinny dude and from August to March I have been bulking gaining around 6 - 7kg (13 - 17lbs) until I was 71.5kg...

supertimon5‎, 06-13-2019 01:36 AM
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How many more calories should I consume? M, 175lb, 15% BF

Male, 6'0", 39 years. Started my fitness journey in early December 2018. I was 190lbs and around 19% BF. Recently did the hydrostatic body fat test and was 175lbs - 15.2% BF. I workout 5 times a week (3 strength, 2 cardio) and had been eating around 2100-2300 calories. My workouts have been...

molocono‎, 06-13-2019 11:26 AM
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Ideal weight

So guys what's the ideal weight for a 6 foot male at ~12% bf with good amount of muscle

noxavi‎, 06-12-2019 05:19 AM
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How often should you reset calories and macros?

Just started back training and I'm on a cut, I believe my diet is just about spot on and the results are showing. A lad I know as been running a programme is cousin as done him, his cousin as just done a PT course. I must say he as done a good job with him, his abs are showing and you can...

Wass85‎, 06-13-2019 12:03 PM
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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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