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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 01:26 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 03:14 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 01:51 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 03:51 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 03:51 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 09:12 AM
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Weight

Is it common to start weight training then lose weight then gain weight?

cupcake34‎, Today 01:05 PM
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Cool Trying to Get back to it

Hi all! I am trying to get myself back on track. Former lifter, was below 20% BF and did some competitive power lifting. Then fell face first off the wagon after moving to Colorado. Just moved closer to work and have gained an hour and a half back in my day. 6+ years out of the gym the reboot...

ArcticWoofs‎, Today 12:17 PM
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Bulking then cutting help needed

I have a holiday the end of August and want to be in the best shape I can by then. I have never bulked before but am a regular gym user. I want to do a bulk and cut before August I'm thinking 5 months bulking then 2 months cutting......does this sound about right? And 2 - 3 times a week doing...

louise000‎, Today 03:53 AM
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Indentation on bottom of one butt cheek?

Hi, I noticed that I have an indentation on the very bottom of my left butt cheek. It kind of dips in and makes my butt look uneven because just the left one has this indentation. What is the cause of this? Is it uneven fat distribution or uneven muscles? I’m right leg dominant but it seems kind...

grumpsneko‎, Today 02:49 AM
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Doing HIIT long-term - is it realistic?

Hi all, I'm relatively new to fitness (less than 2 yrs) and on a quest to find a long-term sustainable routine (or at least, the principles for such a routine - don't mean doing the same exercises) that will turn into lifestyle/sustainable fitness. I currently do a mix of weights and cardio -...

Kathe19‎, 01-11-2018 03:21 AM
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Recommended workout plans for women at home?

Hey girls.. Do you have any recommended workout plans for women at home? I'm looking for something that my girlfriend can do at home.. Please recommend something that is quick, simple and effective.. Thanks!

rickykurniawan‎, 04-26-2015 09:20 PM
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Please help me with macros 😫

Hi all I'm ready to start bulking but seem to have a major block with macros! I had them for my weight loss then my bulk but for some reason mfp has lost them. Can anyone help with a rough guide to what theirs are? I'm 5ft 7 weight at 9 stone 7iib (that's 133 lb or 60kg). I want to start bulking,...

louise000‎, Yesterday 04:23 AM
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Help please! Newbie gym routine to bulk/tone

Hi everyone, I'm looking to bulk/tone but due to work commitments can only train 3 or 4 times a week. Main aim is to grow everywhere (I've always been very slim) but due to the amount of time I have to train, I want to maximize results and fit in as much as I can. Should I do 2 x legs and...

chocheaven‎, Yesterday 08:25 AM
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Help How Do I Deadlift Heavier Weight?

...As an example, when I deadlift, I feel I can lift more then the current weight I'm lifting. But the amount of weights on the bar being heavy, starts slipping as I'm trying to do my lifts... So I'm stuck at 55 pounds on each side of the bar. I do have gloves I use for gripping, and keeping...

sledgurl07‎, 01-05-2018 04:48 PM
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Hi from France :)

Hi everyobody, I introduce myself, my name is Stacy, I live in France. So please, excuse me for my english (I understand better than I speak ;) ). I am 36 years old, and I've always been fascinating by bodybuilding. I would like to sculpt my body, and, as I was makink researchs on google, I...

Stacy36‎, 01-13-2018 10:41 AM
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Double Gluteal fold

Hi, I am 5ft 4, weigh around 47 kg and I started weight training around 4 months ago and I have been happy with the gain in muscle mass that I have achieved, however I have a double gluteal fold which I'm having trouble in improving. I feel like it definitely has something to do with my genetics as...

bl9099‎, 01-13-2018 08:49 AM
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Are there any pole sisters here?

Hello! I'm a newbie into pole dancing. I knew I was getting into a pretty muscle-demanding hobby when I started. It's been about two months and I wasn't wrong, for sure. It seems like every muscle group, from my grip strength all the way down to the arch in my feet is engaged in some way, shape, or...

SilentLullaby‎, 01-13-2018 08:32 AM
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What happens if I lift weights while in caloric deficit?

Here's the thing. I am eating 500 kcals less than I need to maintain my weight. I'm going to the gym 5 times a week, lifting 4x12 with moderate, rather heavy (but not too heavy) weights so i could finish every rep and set. I'm also doing cardio 5 times a week, 30-40 minutes, burning 400-600 kcals...

greekyogurt1‎, 03-13-2017 08:45 AM
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Jeans that fit my new shape.

As I'm gaining muscle and changing shape my jeans no longer fit well. I have tried going up a size in my favorite brand (Silvers-suki), but then the problem is the jeans are too loose and look baggy. Yet my original size I am busting out of the thighs and butt area. Waist is the same, still fits...

moter98‎, 12-27-2017 12:01 PM
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2018 WNBF/INBF Tri-State BB, Figure, Fit Body, Bikini, Physique Championships

On Saturday, 19 May 2018, LaDawn and Delbert Hickman will once again host the 11th Annual WNBF/INBF Tri-State Bodybuilding, Figure, Fit Body, Bikini, Physique Championships (a WNBF Pro Qualifying Event) at the Dayton, Convention Center in downtown Dayton, Ohio! It will certainly be an event you...

delberthickman‎, 01-13-2018 01:23 PM
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Help! Water retention or Fat? + Caloric deficit too high = fat storage?

I'm just getting back into shape after an injury. My weight (scale) didn't fluctuate but I know I lost muscle mass and gained fat because my clothes are much tighter. I'm finding it difficult to loose the weight again though... My clothes aren't getting any looser and I'm feeling really tired most...

wipyyc‎, 01-12-2018 01:36 PM
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Talking Support

New to this forum but wanted to find some support and talk to those who are in this life changing journey of weight training. I’m a 45 year old female and have lost 35 lbs over a year and in the last two months have begun heavy weight training. I love it but it is grueling, 5x a week after...

vjenkinsc‎, 01-11-2018 06:08 PM
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Non-Supportive Partner

Does anyone have issues with their husband/sig. other not supporting your goals in the gym? My husband does not want me to appear muscular (I currently don't but not from lack of trying!) and sometimes mocks me when I try to talk about a new PR or sees me watching videos of other woman I look up to...

gcarey3678‎, 01-09-2018 12:40 PM
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Awkward question. How NOT to have a "coregasm"?

Hello! I'm sort of new on these boards, so I hope it's OK that I'm asking a few questions just to get used to things. Also, I feel way too awkward in real life to ask my coaches about this one. Basically, whenever I do v-ups or toes-to-bar I have to stop after a couple of reps because of the...

shesprints‎, 05-25-2013 10:53 AM
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stubborn cellulite - lifting weights for 5+ years

Hi ladies! So I have been in the weight lifting world for about 5 years, I'm 5'4 and weigh anywhere from about 117-121 pounds. I'm not sure body fat but am visibly lean (abs show through pretty intensely) My problem is stubborn cellulite, mostly right below my butt that I cannot get rid of. I...

bellada210‎, 01-07-2018 06:26 AM
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Some assistance please

https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=175251981&p=1540195471#post1540195471

Iceman1800‎, 01-10-2018 07:17 PM
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Should I lose fat or build more muscle?

I’m 5’4” and 126 pounds. Most of my weight is on my lower body. I’ve been going to the gym for exactly a year now. But my body didn’t change at all. I’m lifting heavy. 230lbs on Hip Thrust(12reps). 270lbs on leg press. But my gluteus didn’t change at all. I have been bulking for most of the...

weirdsquirrel‎, 01-10-2018 08:41 AM
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Question about my home equipment

Hi all, I have a pretty small apartment and thus opted to acquire a modest weightlifting setup. I have a bench, small squat rack, set of barbell weights, and a 15-pound 1" barbell. I use my gym membership frequently and bought the equipment preemptively for colder months (such as now) for when...

vivalasita‎, 01-05-2018 08:21 AM
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A beginner, I don’t know where to start

I just decided to start working out because I want a bigger booty , slimmer waistline and abs but I don’t know how to start .. I’m a very skinny person and find it difficult to put on weight .. Got this information after doing some calculations online not sure if it’s correct BMI: 19.8 Calorie...

Babygurl01‎, 01-09-2018 04:18 PM
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Ladies how much do you bench press?

I am just curious what other girls bench press. The last time I bench pressed I lifted 70lb for 8 reps. I was reading an article on tnation that talked about how few men can bench 300lb. and there was a table there says about 1% of men can bench 300lb. and about 1% of women can bench 135lb. I...

yummycow‎, 11-22-2012 06:41 PM
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