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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: 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: 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: 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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Lyle McDonald's Statements on Fiber and Calorie Absorption - Thoughts?

From: https://bodyrecomposition.com/nutrition/fiber-its-natures-broom.html/ "I’d note that the effect isn’t massive, fiber may reduce total fat absorption by about 3%, protein by 5%. I can’t find a good value for carbohydrates at the moment. Put more concretely, an increase in dietary fiber...

AdamWW‎, Yesterday 05:40 PM
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Question Meal after night shift

Hello! I'm student so I work at a bar 2 times a week, mainly weekends, and I'm doing ICF 3 times per week, which falls on saturday, monday and wednesday. So, for example, I get my work out done on saturday, get a huge meal and then go to work from 10:30 pm to 5 am. The problem is, i don't eat at...

domasikas‎, Today 05:46 AM
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Holiday

I'm going on holidays in a week and I've been cutting,I'm just wondering should I continue to cut til the day I go or should I load on the food a few days before

jaykaycuz77‎, Today 06:13 AM
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Is it still recommended that protein intake increases when cutting?

Provided that I’m eating above the minimum recommended protein intake, is there any benefit to upping protein intake when cutting? I’ve actually done the opposite when going from bulking to cutting where my protein intake decreases but I’m always above the minimum regardless

tryingtobb‎, Today 07:36 AM
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Growing on .5g to ,6g / lb protein intake?

On about 1/3 of my days I get about .6g/lb of protein, sometimes .5g/lb (The other days are at about .7g/lb). I know, not ideal. It's not a good excuse but I tend to like and eat a lot of fruits which messes up my ratios. I do get my surplus in every day though (3,200 cal or a little more). ...

AD1985‎, Today 07:19 AM
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Food Faceoff: Picnic Semis

Below are the top 14 voted Picnic food items of the week in order of votes received. Choose up to 6 that you like for the Finals tomorrow: Chicken Finger Sub Italian Pinwheels

boo99‎, Yesterday 03:36 PM
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Question Should I detox before starting a diet?

Title says it all, looking to get in a diet but wondering if detoxing for a day or two would be a good start to dieting?

AABanuelos‎, Today 07:03 AM
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Is this a competition winning diet?

Hey guys, hopefully the title grabbed your attention. I've been into fitness for the last 10 years and have trained almost every single day since I was 15 years old, what better way to mark my 10th year anniversary by stepping on stage? I've been wanting to for the last five years but I've never...

HedgefundCEO‎, Today 03:22 AM
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Question A Diet Observation...Which Brings Up An Interesting Question

Hi everybody. I’m new to bodybuilding and Bodybuilding.com. After a ten year hiatus from weight training (which was previously more of a flirtation than anything - I never made any significant progress in the 2-3 years I previously tried lifting), this week I logged three beginner workouts and I'm...

TakingTheWheel‎, Yesterday 08:00 PM
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No access to microwave at work. Losing motivation

Anyone know of any good meals I can bring to work that are good to eat cold? I was bringing chicken breast with asparagus but that got old fast. Currently out in the field for 10-12 hours so I would usually have a protein shake in the morning. Also on a major cut for summer. Going to attempt...

NLNFunKti0nz‎, Yesterday 09:31 AM
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Questions about Protein & Losing weight

So I've recently been dieting and working out to try to get rid of my belly, thigh and face fat... Now I've been looking at protein powders & see that they all have a pretty high calorie count. So my questions: Should I drop my weight first, then take supplements while building muscles or take...

sXcD‎, Yesterday 10:32 PM
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Gaining Muscle and Size as a Swimmer

Hi, I am a swimmer and have to swim 2 hours each morning at 6 am (6x a week). I want to remain lean and build muscle and strength during my lifts in the afternoon (4x) per week. I am hoping to hit a 400 lb squat by the end of the summer all while building my upper body and staying decently lean...

jriged‎, Yesterday 03:39 PM
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Weight gain help.

Hello BodyBuilding forum, I'm an 18 year old male and currently weigh around 130lbs (59kg) and stand at a height of 6ft 1(185cm), i'm looking at gaining weight and making some gains but with a busy work and study schedule i find it hard to make time to eat high calorie meals. My only option is...

Supersaiyan01‎, 05-18-2018 04:46 PM
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Weight loss stagnated after losing 20lbs

I've been cutting since December. I was about 175lbs in December. I got down to about 155lbs in early March, and then sort of took a break for a few weeks. I was fluctuating between 155-160lbs during the break. Now I am about 152lbs. However, I've been at 152lbs for at least 3 weeks, despite eating...

blue4123‎, Yesterday 06:34 AM
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Nutrition help!

I’ve been lifting and tracking my calories for last 10 years. Last year at age 35 I was 191 lbs and 12% bf. I was happy and like my mass. I broke my back in November me end up gaining 35 lbs from obvious poor dieting and not moving. I had depression. Now, I’m getting back to it and hired a...

thc sargon‎, Yesterday 09:28 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 02:51 AM
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Question Bulking weight gain

Hi, I've been wondering if while bulking I should worry about the weekly weight gain or the monthly weight gain, because in some weeks I don't gain the 1/2 a pound im striving for, maybe I'll gain more or don't gain enoungh. For example, here's my weekly avergaes for the past 4 weeks (I weigh...

sgarciac07‎, Yesterday 05:07 AM
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Thumbs up Healthy Drinks Other Than Water

What are healthy Drinks you can have besides water?

DECONQUISTADOR‎, 05-18-2018 09:23 PM
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How much should I be eating a day?

Hey, so i'm 14, currently practicing muay thai, and I want to ask how much kcal should I be eating a day? I'm currently eating 3000kcal-3500kcal, but i'm worried I might be eating too less, I also workout 3 hours a day, everday, my workouts include cardio(for endurance) resistance training(for...

Synthesis21212‎, Yesterday 01:30 AM
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Advice on my diet + training

Hi Guys, I'm 21 and I weight 71kg. I've been training at the gym on and off for about 3 years. Since this February I've been training regularly. This is 3 times a week. On all the days that I don't train at the gym I do 15 minute bodyweight workouts for my core. I've been doing HIIT for about...

meegas‎, 05-18-2018 05:53 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: Picnic 5

Below are 12 food items you might see at a picnic. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Beet & Feta Cheese Dip

boo99‎, 05-18-2018 02:57 PM
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Should I Carlorie Cycle ??

My daily calorie intake is around 1700-1800. Is it better for me to track weekly or daily ?? Can I recycle calories not used for other days or should I stick to the same amount of calories every day ?

rudy5445‎, Yesterday 12:31 PM
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Will micronutrient intake vary proportional to exercise or not?

Supposed the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C is 900 μg. If I burn enough calories through exercise that my macro requirements are, say, 4000 kcal. Will 900 μg be enough for me or do I have to scale it up accordingly to the caloric intake, and consume maybe 2000 μg? Is there any relationship...

kekusmaximus‎, Yesterday 07:37 AM
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TDEE Calculations ...HELP !!

My TDEE = 3,022.5 calories BMR x activity level = TDEE 1950 x 1.55 = 3,022 Calorie deficit of 1200-1300 would put me around 1700-1800 calories a day. Is this Sustainable I am female who is 25 yrs old, 5’5 and weighs 255. works out 3-5 time per week doing both cardio and...

rudy5445‎, Yesterday 05:47 AM
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