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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: 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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Teen fat loss

Hello, I'm a 16 year old girl. I have extra fat on my buttocks and stomach. My BMI is 19.5 which is completely normal, but my body fat percentage is 24.1%. My parents were really skinny at my age, so was I until I became a teen and started to eat junk food, my lifestyle was and still is sedentary,...

randomstrangere‎, 04-17-2019 07:12 AM
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getting back into weightlifting - stuck in a rut!

Hi all, I used to be really into weightlifting and I had really good momentum. I was building up my strength and endurance and seeing improvements. But, since October 2018, I fell off and I don't know how to get back on again. I've lost a lot of endurance, strength, and I've gained about 30...

coffeequeenie‎, Yesterday 09:29 AM
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Refeed Q’s

Hey all! I’m 5.5 weeks out of my first NPC bikini show of the season and my coach just implemented weekly refeeds. Yesterday was my first one and this morning I’m up 3 pounds...normal? When should I expect this to drop if so? Thank you!!

Acavett‎, 04-18-2019 02:59 AM
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Muscle gain

Hey people ,have need help i want little muscle gain for me .Butt,leg ,shoulder and back but im not sure what i should do. Full body,body split ,push pull or upper lowe body. Also im reading a lot so its better we do workout only like deadlift,squat ,miltary presses,push press and etc:) But the...

sugarbaby92‎, 04-17-2019 10:02 AM
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Thumbs up Help

Hi all, I am very new to this. Over the years I gained a lot of weight and then more after having my daughter but I also lost all my muscle. I used to have toned thighs and bum and boobs. Now I’ve worked hard and lost weight over the past few years but the stubborn fat in the last two months. I’ve...

DAOT13‎, 04-18-2019 12:04 AM
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Question Need Beginner Routine for my GF

Hi all, my girlfriend and I just started going to the gym. I used to lift for over 5 years then took a few years off, so now I'm starting back with a beginner routine (Rippetoe's Starting Strength). Now, I need to find a good routine for my girlfriend. She isn't a fan of Rippetoe's because it...

Anony6321‎, 04-16-2019 02:27 PM
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Stop increasing weight to maintain size?

Hi. I've been lifting for past 6ish months on a full-body program. I have pretty much maintained my weight but have made significant increases in strength. Right now, though, I feel like my upper body is a little bit out of proportion to my lower half. If I want to start a lean bulk but focus on...

ansing‎, 04-16-2019 09:49 AM
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Quadricep symmetry problem

Well I have noticed my right quad is bigger than my left, what can i do to get my left quad to catch up. I have been doing squats, leg press, and front squats, however it doesnt see to be helping. At the end of my workout i feel my right to be more pumped than my left, mind you im working out my...

infused305‎, 02-10-2010 08:10 PM
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Ever changing lifts?

A little while ago I was training with a bikini coach. I’ve since stopped working with this person (won’t get into the why) but still want to lift. My question is this. Did split workouts 4 days a week. The exercises I did for each specific day would alternate every week. For example: on a...

Jen315‎, 04-12-2019 05:48 PM
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Smile Targeting the underbutt crease/ Gluteal Fold

Hiya everyone! I am looking to target the under butt area.. the crease/fold underneath the bum. I've personally always viewed that area (the gluteal crease) - to be the most attractive area of the bum and I want to make it more defined. I have been doing a lot of weighted squats, lunges,...

nicoisabella‎, 03-03-2018 04:36 AM
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Wink Post-show weight gain... how much and how fast?

This isn't another OMG I gained sooooo much weight thread... ;) I competed for the first time Saturday the 6th, got 4th place in a solid lineup according to the judges. I was at 108 pounds the day of the show (water depleted - posted pics on my profile. I know it sounds very small but I swear...

maeva27‎, 04-11-2019 07:52 AM
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Boob job down time

Ok ladies I think I’m ready to do it. Who do you guys recommend and what was the down time for it ?? How long out of the gym ??

misslizzlopes‎, 04-11-2019 07:00 PM
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Smile OFFICIAL Cutting Support Thread (Oh noez, not the evil C word!) (no emo)

Hurrow everyone. Thought I would start one of these. We have a bulking thread, and I figure that after all the winter months, there are most likely others (like me) working on cutting down some. So I guess I thought it'd be cool if we posted our progress here. :) Pics are always a bonus as well!...

fitlover‎, 03-31-2011 07:28 PM
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Is it possible to lose weight and keep your boobs?

Seems really hard to. I want to lose about 10 pounds. I already lost 10 and so far my boobs haven't gotten smaller. What can I do retain my boobs even after losing more 10 pounds?

sadkitten97‎, 04-11-2019 02:27 AM
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Does Bench pressing decrease breast size?

Im ignorant and sorry for this but I was wondering....does benching decrease your breast size? Cause I've always thought this so I figured I'd ask.

skylinenegro‎, 09-13-2009 10:52 AM
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Injured at 8 weeks out

I also posted this in my journal, but thought I might get more traffic out here.. Day 88 and upper body training,as of this morning, has come to a halt. My shoulder is pretty beat up and damaged. I am told no upper training for 8 weeks, then pt, then possibly surgery. So here we are with 8...

ms_mac‎, 04-08-2019 01:13 PM
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Struggling with abs

Hello, I have been lifting on and off for a few years now. I recently got back into lifting and would like some guidance on my abs. Here's some info about me: I am 5'2" and 108.5 pounds. I used the Omron HBF-306C Handheld Body Fat Loss Monitor and it said my body fat is estimated to be at 15%...

SmaII‎, 04-09-2019 03:57 PM
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Exclamation Needing to lift 30 more pounds in 2 weeks. Help?

Hey guys, I don't frequent this website and I have never posted, but I got a call earlier today that has pressured me in asking for help from experienced people. I dont know anything about bodybuilding or weight lifting, and I apologize for being so clueless and if I am misusing the forum in some...

omghelpme‎, 04-08-2019 02:21 AM
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Smile Boobs

Really stupid question, but do your boobs return in the off-season? I am a C now and I refuse to get implants. I'm okay with having no boobs for the show, but want to make sure I will eventually return to a B/C. How long did it take your boobs to return post-show?

BrandiHall‎, 04-08-2019 08:59 AM
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Smile OCB Pro Card Qualifier...SO CONFUSED!

Hi there! I am starting prep for my first show so I am new to this world. I plan to compete in the debut division of the bikini category. My show is an unconditional qualifier, but I am so confused as to how the awards are given. Will I even be eligible to earn my pro card if placing high...

BrandiHall‎, 04-08-2019 08:36 AM
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Is this woman natural?

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/622411610979762217/ I was looking up DIY leg press on pinterest to find some plans and this came up on one of the pages. Normally I don't click on the random suggestions but I was wondering as a newbie to weight training if you think she's natural?

FritoFace‎, 04-04-2019 06:25 PM
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Routines for female beginners

Hey all, do you find that the same routine recommendations given to male novices (Fierce 5, Starting Strength, Greyskull LP etc.) are equally good choices for female trainees even taking into account gender differences in response to training? (e.g. faster recovery and higher optimal frequency for...

Luca2‎, 04-07-2019 01:58 AM
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Unhappy I'm gaining weight--and I don't think it's in a good way! Help!

Hi! This is my first post here because I don't know where to turn for some real thoughts. Let me give you a little background on me: I'm a 42 year old female who has been a regular exerciser for about 17 years. For many years I was a runner (marathons) and that was my primary form of exercise. ...

Ekozitza‎, 03-12-2019 08:12 AM
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Not making progress

I’m 19 year old female and have been weightlifting for 8 months now but I feel like I’m not making good progress. I’m 5’8 and I’ve gone from 115lbs to 121lbs. I went from squatting only 30lbs for 12 reps to squatting 45lbs for 12 reps. Deadlifts, 50lb x 12 reps to 90lb x 12 reps. I feel like I...

yana999‎, 04-04-2019 01:24 PM
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Question Novice in 50s looking for gym

Hi, I am brand new to this site which looks fantastic. I am very out of shape but determined to something about it. I am looking for a good gym around the Inner West to Campsie region in Sydney. Any recommendations and suggestions would be much appreciated.

SydGrl1‎, 04-05-2019 07:46 PM
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