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Sticky Thread Sticky: Boobs and Bodybuilding!

With the myriad of threads/ posts we get on the subject - I thought I would post a collection of threads for everyone to read through if they have questions... Firstly: Breast Cancer - Click to Help Then: Boob-loss Bodyfat and Breasts Breast Weight Loss Decreasing Breast Size

Emma-Leigh‎, 03-05-2010 12:26 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: WOMEN - Enter The NEW Female Transformation Of The Week.

Attention Females: Have you made an incredible transformation? Would you like to share it with the world? Enter the Female Transformation Of The Week. As you all know, we started the Transformation of the Week back in August of 2002 and it is still going strong. We want to bring our...

the_fake_webmaster‎, 05-04-2006 02:14 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Baby Bible - Pre/ During/ Post Partum Questions

Being a female board, there are at least one to two threads a week surrounding babies... Be it from those with concerns around what can/ can not be done when you have a bub in the oven, to wanting to decreasing the risk of turning into a heifer-lump, and how fast you can resume training post-partum...

Emma-Leigh‎, 08-09-2010 12:51 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Resources: Training, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Nutrition, Supplements, Chat & Support

' Resources: Training, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Nutrition, Supplements, Chat & Support Welcome to the Female Bodybuilding section of the Bodybuiding.com Forum. The following resources will show you how to maximise the effectiveness of your training, nutrition and results. This resource...

Botika‎, 07-09-2015 02:51 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Beginner's Guide to Female Bodybuilding and Fitness

' Beginner's Guide to Female Bodybuilding and Fitness Welcome to the Female Bodybuilding section of the Bodybuiding.com Forum. Whether you are new to fitness or just new to lifting weights, this guide will show you how to maximise the effectiveness of your training, nutrition and results. ...

Botika‎, 07-09-2015 02:51 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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Hand and Finger Issues

Hi all, I'm new to this forum, I did search for posts on this issue, but didn't find any - so if a thread/post already exists, please point me in the right direction. About me. As a middle aged, overweight woman, with a badly arthritic knee and lower back issues - I went back to the gym...

Patsy2800‎, 07-21-2017 05:10 PM
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Good workouts for enhanced waistline?

My measurements are Bust--34" Waist--26 (while slightly bloated which has been for a few weeks) Hips--34" I've done stomach vacuuming and some other core exercises.

Nervegirl1‎, 07-24-2017 12:01 PM
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Question women"s testosterone

Hi all, I am a 49 year women, I workout 5-6day a week, lifting, running, cycling etc. I stopped taking the pill a few weeks ago because I wanted to see if it would help me shed some weight around my middle. I have always been pretty petite but all of the sudden I look 5 months pregnant, abs are...

mismolly‎, Yesterday 06:07 PM
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fat loss

HI, I am a 36 year old female trying to lose fat. I am 5feet 2 inch weighing 112.4 lbs. with 24.7% body fat. My goal is to reach to 15% body . I am on 1350 cals per day meal plan. How many pounds do i need to lose to achieve my goal? Is it possible to gain some lean mass while losing fat? Please...

passion727‎, 07-23-2017 06:06 AM
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Gymshark Leggings

Ladies, how do you feel about Gymshark leggings? Best type? Are they comfortable? Good quality? I just ordered two pairs of the flex leggings, hoping they're worth it!

veronikafit‎, 07-21-2017 08:02 AM
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Eating/exercise for bigger butt

18yr old girl. 5'8---112 lbs I have really fast metabolism and hardly an appetite. I can say I have a nice body and muscle tone but I wanted to fill out more on my lower body. I started lifting early this year to build mass. No cardio, I grew an inch & half of butt in about a month, forcing...

Nervegirl1‎, 07-19-2017 08:11 AM
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Running before lifting

Would it be hurtful or helpful if I ran/walked just one mile right before lifting?

tbmount‎, 07-24-2017 03:10 PM
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ab workouts and getting abs..

I know that to get abs u need a lower body fat percent. but i was wondering if i should incorporate some ab workouts. i really want to get more ab definition since its the only area of my body that im self conscious about. heres so pics.. what do u recommend? should i bulk and add muscle then cut?...

basicdrea‎, 07-24-2017 03:33 PM
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Breast implants and chest exercises?

I have read conflicting views on whether or not you can exercise your chest when you have breast implants. Mine are not new I had them done two years ago. I have read that it can shift the position of the implant but I find this difficult to believe considering that they are placed within the...

petitpowerhouse‎, 02-13-2010 04:01 PM
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I need more glute exercises

I'm an 18 year old girl, 112lbs after I started training in bodybuilding. I started working out early this year and after the 1st month I specifically measured my glutes (main focus for building) and noticed I'd gained 1.5 inches. I never stayed in the gym over 1.5 hours, was very inconsistent,...

Nervegirl1‎, 07-24-2017 11:55 AM
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Body part Split

Please check out my body space and let me know what you think. I lift five days a week, only an hour most days. If my days off work fall on the weekend I lift an hour and a half.mi cut for spring and summer but have been at maintence for two weeks and plan to bulk starting in August. Currently...

WordsOfTruth‎, 07-24-2017 12:11 PM
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Smile Beginner, would appreciate some advice.

Hi, I am a 29 year old woman and started lifting weights with my 69 year old mother 2 months ago. We are both absolute beginners but trying to educate ourselves. We have been using a mixture of Bowflex, free weights and calisthenics to train. We were using the Bowflex to do Low Back Extensions...

Kalypso333‎, 07-23-2017 08:09 PM
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Exclamation Carb cycling/ cardio & weight training help!

Hi. I've been reading a lot about carb cycling and want to make sure that I got it right! The info comes from the bodybuilding website. So.. I'm 150lbs My caloric consumption should be about 1600 calories a day. I'm following a regimen of Protein 150 gr a day Carbs is the confusion.. So for...

JocyH‎, 07-24-2017 08:06 AM
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should I bulk?

so currently im eating 1,600cal (i was cutting & have been slowly bringing up my calories)I got a bodyfat scan done, I am currently 119lb 5'2 and have 25.6lb body fat. (21%) last Aug i was 27% and had 32.0lb fat. (i started lifting in nov. 2016) i have been increasing my calories 100 cal per week...

basicdrea‎, 07-24-2017 03:02 PM
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Exclamation Not hungry at all 7 weeks out.

I have a quick question for all of you women that have competed before. I am currently 7 weeks out from my first bikini show and literally just a few days ago my appetite went away. I have an amazing knowledgable coach and i've been training with him prior to my competition prep so it's not his...

ohitsalmaa‎, 07-23-2017 10:26 AM
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Trouble to gain weight with an ibs

I know i post a lot lately but im super upset and hangry at myself. Lately my ibs symptoms have been to the roof especially since the beggining of my bulk. I suspect the fact that i need to monitor everything im eating and check for my weight gain cause a lot of stress to my body. My concerns are :...

patmos1‎, 07-24-2017 07:09 AM
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25.5% body fat, should I cut some more before bulking?

Hey guys, hope you all are having a lovely day! So, my height is 5'2"in /158 cm, I used to weigh around 150-155 pounds like an year back, and right now I am 110 pounds. I used to suffer from an eating disorder, and only consumed 1000 calories or less. Slowly, and slowly I have recovered, and...

Arraxis‎, 07-23-2017 08:33 AM
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Should I weigh myself vs measurements. Fat loss question

Hi guys. For the 2 months I've been working out more regularly hitting 5-6 sessions a week (usually 5) I'm counting my calories, macros etc. I was training very hard for the past month and lost 4lbs, but I crashed because I was training twice a day. I deloaded, increased my calories by 100 a...

Froso‎, 07-22-2017 07:02 AM
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Are most Chiropractors scam artists? How do I know if credible?

I was curious and went in for a session with one today. I found one on yelp that had 5 stars and just over 130 reviews. He called himself an Applied Kinesiologist - doing more than just chiropractic work. I commented to him that my main focus was the tension in my face (clenching jaw, tight ears,...

TrainBetter‎, 07-15-2017 03:37 PM
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No Progress

I've been working out 5 times a week for about 45 minutes for about 4 months consistently with barely any results it feels like. I've switched it up with just steady cardio, then I did barely any cardio and just weights/ yoga, and then now for the past few weeks I've been doing HIIT workouts with...

marissa24‎, 07-14-2017 09:01 PM
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Question Amenorrhea: Carb-refeed or Higher Carbs

I am glucose sensitive and have therefore been living on a high fat, low-carb dietcfor 10 years. My carbs are around 60g (so not keto). They're the net carbs and all come from veggies and yoghurt/cottage cheese only (no milk). I eat red meat, too. My BMI is 18,4. Two doctors I went to are clueless...

Psyfactor312‎, 07-22-2017 06:41 PM
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Regaining lost strength and muscle

Regaining lost strength and muscle Hi, so I'm a dancer, and I haven't danced until now since last may and I'm just starting exercising again. I lost 45 lbs due to anorexia and now I'm weight restored- hoping to body - recomp since I'm a detrained athlete. I'm aware that it'd be different for...

Ball3rina‎, 07-10-2017 08:35 PM
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Bulk or Cut?

Hello, (I'm new here so I don't know if this is the right place to post this question) I've been lifting heavy for 7 months. I haven't noticed any body change besides getting more strength (but I always had a strong body even before start going to the gym). I think I haven't gained enough...

weirdsquirrel‎, 07-20-2017 08:00 AM
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Only a 1.5 months in and I'm exhausted, tired all the time.

Hey everyone. I've been training on/off for a few years now. I had a 6 month break from the end of last year, and I started back up doing weights at the gym 3 times a week for about a month. At the end of May I started doing P90X (for many reasons), doing 5 days a week, then I started adding T25...

Froso‎, 07-12-2017 12:46 PM
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Question What type of Diet is better/faster for toning up?

I am trying to find the best way of toning up. Specifically my triceps and abs which i am having trouble with especially my triceps. I think it might be my macros. Im currently having a high carb macro. Should i be having lower carb and higher fat/protein? If someone could help me out with what...

beck96‎, 07-19-2017 06:30 AM
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