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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: 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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Feeling towards bulk

Im going through a lot of mixed feelings about bulking. Some days I LOVE it, and other days I just hate constantly eating and now its getting to the point where I feel very fluffy since my weight spiked a few days ago and hasn't gone down (though it may be hormonal, but I can't tell since I don't...

danaflava‎, Today 07:37 AM
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Exclamation How much time in the gym is too much?

Ive started to notice that everytime i am in the gym people that walk in at the same time as me always leave a lot earlier haha. I started to think that maybe my gym sessions are too long. Is two hours too long? I usually also streach and activate muscles.

Sara444‎, Yesterday 03:01 AM
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Getting Back Into Bodybuilding After Eating Disorder Recovery Advice

Good morning lovelies! So quick back story: bodybuilder (lifestyle at least) with the cut and bulk back to back from the ages of 17-22. I obviously stopped bulking without realizing it and before I knew it, I had an eating disorder (obviously more to it than that but y'all know the typical...

runliftandlove‎, 01-18-2019 07:00 AM
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Should I really throw out my scale?

Hi, I am 5’7”, 143 lbs. and have been working out since December. I do cardio (35-45 minutes) and weights (30-40 minutes, split into legs/upper body on opposite days, usually a moderate amount of weight 3 sets of 12 or until fatigue) 4-6 times a week. I eat 1,300-1,650 a day all week and...

gardens‎, 01-20-2019 12:33 PM
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Girlfriend getting into fitness, help needed

Hey guys, I am helping my gf (22) getting into fitness. She broke her leg 1year ago and is pretty much recovered since few months now. However she still has a metal bar inside her whole upper-leg. And she has s****osis. Anyways her brother has a little gym setup in their garage (dumbell,...

Norlian‎, 01-19-2019 03:20 PM
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Smile meal plans

Looking for some advice please. I have been training for about 6 months and i am looking to try and find some muscle building meal plans. Everything i seem to find is aimed at men. I am 53kg and looking to bulk up sensibly. If anyone could point me to some sites that would help or any advice i...

TJfrance16‎, 01-19-2019 03:34 AM
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Is it better to stick with full body workouts or change to splits?

I've been doing a full body workout for two years now. In the beginning my main goal was weight loss and some muscle gain. My goal is to lose more weight but I want to focus on sculpting while I do so. The reason I want to switch is because I would like to go the gym more often and want to gain...

Chikiwi‎, 01-16-2019 10:04 PM
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Starting to Build a Core While Overweight

Hello everyone, I have been working hard at progressing in my horseback riding but something that is really holding me back is my lack of core. My coach told me I need to really up my core to help with my body control and my stamina. I am also not in denial, I need to lose weight and she is...

Jeshi‎, 01-15-2019 07:22 AM
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Should she even have taken the stage?

So a few years back my wife and I both competed in a local bodybuilding show. We both ended up being disappointed in how we placed but my wife's placing was even more bothersome. A young girl 20 years old or so who competed in her class, mind you this was women's physique and this girl had zero...

mrbonilla25‎, 01-10-2019 10:46 PM
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Lightbulb "Beginner" advice

Hi! My whole life I was an athlete, a gymnast actually, so I have been conditioning and getting stronger basically my whole life. Although most of that came from gymnastics itself and the repetition of those moves, and any conditioning we did was unconventional as we had very different...

natpf‎, 01-16-2019 09:50 PM
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Thick thighs

I've always disliked my thighs. Even during my peak cross country days my thighs never dipped below 23in. They don't change no matter what exercises I do. I feel like my body is so disproportionate; for example I'm currently bulking, 137-138lb, 5'7, 26in waist, 34in hips, but 24in thighs! And its...

danaflava‎, 12-27-2018 06:07 PM
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How did you grow your Glutes? Any success stories?

All over the internet there is people saying how to do it but I’d like to hear the stories of people who have actually been able grow their glutes through weight lifting. What worked and what didn’t? How many inches were you able to gain? Sometimes I feel like the people who are able to add inches...

purpleclaw‎, 12-30-2018 12:54 AM
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Lost almost 100 pounds by eating better - want to tone up/get strong - need guidance!

Hey there! I'm new here but I've been lurking for quite some time to learn about fitness and body building and read your experiences. I appologize in advance for the long post! I'm gonna share a bit about me and my journey so you can have as much info as possible and maybe guide me/give me...

ginakirsch‎, 01-04-2019 10:31 AM
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Smile First time BULKERS apply here ;)

I'll start. To summarize.... when *I* started~I'm not sure when to say my bulk began. Initially I went from eating at a deficit to eating at what I perceived as maintenance(1900-2000ish) around mid-August. Started eating about 200-300ish above maintenance by the 3rd week in August. BUT my...

brandibopeep‎, 10-04-2010 02:58 PM
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New Female member looking for workout suggestions

Hello! My name is Tavin, I am 21 years old and looking to get more toned. The difficult part about this is that I have a rare genetic disorder that I struggle with sharing about because I feel self conscious about my body. I have Familial Partial Lipodystrophy Dunnigan's disease. I have copied and...

TavinODell‎, 01-14-2019 01:14 PM
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good late night snack?

......ate dinner 3 hours ago but my tummy is starting to grumble.

youcanttouch23‎, 07-29-2010 11:00 PM
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Question Well....Why Not 15-20 rep range?!!

I've been working out for quite some time now and my routine (3-day split) usually consists of 3 sets of 8-10 reps. However, I am curious as to why so many people are against high reps/low weight? What would be the difference in a person who works in the 8-10 rep range vs someone who works in the...

quela‎, 03-13-2010 01:18 AM
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Question Vegetarian Recipes

Hey guys, right now i feel like everything i eat tastes bad and i become so close to breaking my diet, but i haven't yet! If anyone has any vegetarian recipes for dinner or lunch, i would really appreciate it??? Please and thank you

Browneyes*‎, 06-20-2007 11:13 PM
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Question Having a cold and weight gain?

HI Everyone, I have had a bad bug for a few days now; sniffling, dizziness, stuffy nose etc. I have been continuing to work out (which will be part of my second question) and eating my regular maintainance diet and I have gained nearly 5 pounds in three days!! My face and eyes are puffy and I...

ashleyxlaine‎, 02-06-2012 06:20 AM
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Weight loss and 'toning'

This is the current workout scheme I have arranged for a friend of mine. She's starting out at the gym next week. A lot of people had different views on the type of routine. Many stated that full body workouts are always the best, other claimed that circuits are better and then many people...

ChrisG555‎, 01-12-2019 09:54 AM
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Question Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred

Has anyone here tried this, and if so did you follow the nutrition plan too?

fitness4fun‎, 08-30-2013 01:27 PM
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I eat more calories than most men I know

Hey everyone! I just wanted to share with you my current "problem" (which is more psychological in nature). Currently, I am on a bulk because I want to grow my glutes. It's not an aggressive bulk at all, I am gaining very very slowly, which is perfectly fine for me. I am eating 2500...

hepokrivka‎, 01-11-2019 08:30 AM
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Question Feeling flu like symptoms after exercising

Has anyone else felt flu like symptoms a day or two after working out? I hadn't worked out for a month because I caught the stomach flu and just seemed really weak for the month of Dec. So here I am in January and I did 3 sets of 12 deadlifts, barbell squats, leg presses, and at the end I did the...

bluegettinit‎, 01-13-2013 01:27 PM
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How to tone vmo

Hi, I’m Valerie, 27 years old. So I have been struggling with this a long time and nobody can seem to help. Above my knee/vmo area I can’t seem to tone and get that tear drop shape. It looks like I have a small roll of fat above my knee but when I flex or pinch the area when I’m not standing I have...

valerielaurenn‎, 01-09-2019 07:21 AM
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Working out after back surgery

Last August I had a Laminectomy and Disectomy done on the L4 and L5. The surgery went well and I have been healing, I am ready to get back in the gym, but not sure what my limitations are or what I should be doing. Been hearing so many conflicting things from PT and DR so figured I would ask here...

NoelleSoCal‎, 01-28-2013 11:47 PM
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