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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://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: 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: 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: 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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Effects of equal-volume resistance training with different training frequencies in mu

Effects of equal-volume resistance training with different training frequencies in muscle size and strength in trained men https://peerj.com/articles/5020/ I haven't been able to read the entire study, but the main points are interesting. Bro split isn't that bro if volume is equal to 2...

Tyler2106‎, Today 07:48 AM
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gaining weight problems (17.7)

I have been training for 4 years and I have never experienced any issues on gaining weight , I mean it was EASY .. when I was massing I was eating 3 big meals and gaining 1kg over a day like it was nothing .. but right after I finished my last cutting (3 months ago ) I started massing right...

Orelabergel1‎, Yesterday 03:29 PM
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hydration

Hi All. Newbie here, but loving this forum and all the info! I have a specific question about hydration. ive always heard tea and coffee are diuretic (even though i drink decaffeinated) i struggle to keep hydrated even though i drink copious amounts of water, i also drink alot of black...

MatKenn‎, 06-20-2018 03:28 AM
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Question Reverse Dieting

First post to the forum, so apologies if this may have been covered, I have researched previous posts, but haven’t been able to find an answer. Long story short: Did an 8 month program (cut, bulk, cut) which ended up going from 14st 3lb (200lb) to 11st 6lb (165lb) (profile photo weight) and...

tmcateer1989‎, Today 06:02 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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What's Your Favorite Blender?

I've been getting in to making green smoothies lately to help me get the proper amount of vegetables each day, but my current blender is on its last leg. It can barely blend anymore and I end up basically chewing the kale or greens that are supposed to be blending into my smoothie. I'm getting a...

rywa4501‎, Yesterday 02:02 PM
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More evidence against a J-shaped relationship of sodium intake and mortality

I have not read in full but this is interesting to me: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180622012101.htm It goes along with what I said in my thread on sodium intake but this provides new data indicating that there were aberrant measurement practices that led to the previously seen...

Heisman2‎, Today 05:25 AM
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Losing 150lbs

Hey all - about 5 months ago I decided to start losing weight and do some lifting. My goal is to keep as much muscle as I can during the cut and if at all possible make some gains in strength/mass. I was hoping to get some constructive criticism about the frequency/intensity of my workouts and my...

epicurous‎, Yesterday 06:09 PM
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TDEE and Bulking

Hi all, I calculated my TDEE at roughly 3,000 calories so to build muscle I'm going to up that to 3,300. I was just dieting and working out before this and I was easily getting by on 2,500 calories a day and burning 3,000 so TDEE seems accurate on average. I've got my macros at 1g protein per...

JeremyM07201978‎, 06-20-2018 02:54 PM
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Post 15 year old nutrition

Hey guys i am working out for quite a while now but i want to intruduce myself to the protein i take and benefits from that. I Usually eat a pretcell 3 slices of cheese and a glass of milk,i drink alot of water throught the day, for mid day meal i eat 3 eggs more cheese and a glass of milk, but i...

Jovan65‎, Yesterday 09:07 PM
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Unhappy Which Vitamins Do I Need?

Quit smoking cigarettes a while back but have read online that a lot of irreversible and reversible damage has been done to my body. i.e. joint & bone degradation, lung funtion and capacity, etc. Is there certain vitamins and/or supplements i can add to my daily routine to help repair my body from...

posinthepast‎, 06-20-2018 12:12 PM
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Food Faceoff: Cereal 4

Below are 12 Cereals. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Cocoa Pebbles

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:37 PM
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Can you be drinking too much water?

So a few days ago I was told that "if you drink too much water, your body will not process other food as efficiently". From what I've managed to find, all I could gather is that more salt = more water needed, mainly from the article: /fun/animalpak21.htm So now I have 2 questions. If you...

AgnomenArch‎, Yesterday 03:37 PM
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Food Faceoff: Cereal 3

Below are 12 Cereals. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Boo Berry

boo99‎, 06-20-2018 04:37 PM
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Help with calorie goal reached but not macros

I have a question regarding calories and macros. So my calories are 2400calories and my macros are suppose to be 160.20carbs 240.3protein and 80.1fat. Since I take a supplement pre jym which has 80calories and 3grams of carbs I can never reach the macros. Usually on my fitness pal I let say reach...

alfred1972‎, Yesterday 05:41 AM
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Cutting Phase (noob)

I’m quite a newbie in cutting although I’ve been lifting for the last 4 years since I was 18. This is the time where I pay attention to my macros. My TDEE is about 2560 calories and cutting it to 2060 calories with macros: Carbs : 205g Protein : 180g Fats : 53 g However, just today I try...

ywliang96‎, Yesterday 11:00 AM
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Starting to give up!

I’ve been trying to gain muscle for a while now but it always results in me gaining fat and barely any muscle so I end up then cutting and starting from stratch again so it must be either my diet or training. I’ve been bulking eating a surplus for over 4 months now with lil change! Morning...

JBrnesy8‎, Yesterday 06:12 AM
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Preparation for Vacation

I’m going on vacation later this summer (a 4 day cruise) and I’m not planning on worrying about macros or calories but I’m wondering if it would be a good idea to go on cutting calories for a week before (I’m currently bulking) to give myself a little room for excess eating. Thanks for any advice!

mattheweble‎, Yesterday 01:19 PM
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Has my body had enough of this cut? (advanced bodybuilders please GTFO)

So I would say the past week I have been feeling incredibly over trained from my workouts... Averaging about 2 hours in the gym with cardio and weight training... If I am lucky I take a day or two off a week. I have been cutting down from 215 25%+ BF and sit at about 175-178 around 12% BF. ...

BigFatFatty‎, 06-20-2018 05:18 AM
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Losing 150lbs - Help with my schedule

Hey all - I've been obese for the last 10 years but about 5 months ago I decided to start losing weight and do some lifting. My goal is to keep as much muscle as I can during the cut and if at all possible make some gains in strength/mass. I was hoping to get some constructive criticism about the...

epicurous‎, Yesterday 08:56 AM
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Does too many carbs in your diet affect fat loss?

I’ve been reading many posts about macronutrients and I’d say I got the basics down. Most posts say that you need a minimal protein and fat intake in your diet and they also say that for the rest of your remaining remaining caloric budget fill with what you desire. For example, my minimal protein...

danny2521‎, 06-20-2018 05:55 PM
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Too many protein shakes?

I’ve recently been struggling to meet my daily macros and finding the right type of foods that will meet my minimal daily intakes, especially protein. I don’t really get hungry throughout the day so making another meal just to add to my macros doesn’t interest me when I’m not hungry. I’ve been...

danny2521‎, Yesterday 05:58 AM
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Food Faceoff: Cereal 2

Below are 12 Cereals. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Chips Ahoy Chocolate Almond

boo99‎, 06-19-2018 04:26 PM
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serving sizes for family BBQ

I have about 20 family members coming for a BBQ in a couple of weeks We have decided to have chicken and Pork skewers. The seasoning or sauce will be on the side due to the amount of different 'picky' tastes etc among the guests (drives me nuts...i am not a restaurant) there will only be the...

Cantplankwell‎, 06-20-2018 08:25 AM
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