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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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whey protein in pregnancy

I've used the search function here to find out a little about the safety of whey protein use during pregnancy and I've come up with mixed reactions about whether it's okay to take. Because of the mixed reactions, I decided I'd avoid whey just in case. However, I'm at a point that I have major...

heidismommy‎, 07-17-2010 04:44 PM
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Protein Powders while pregnant....?

Hey guys, in a few months my husband and I are going to try to start out family. Protein powders are something I use daily, as I wouldn't reach my protein intake requirements without it. I do still get whole food protein, just not enough. Anyways has anyone used a protein powder while pregnant? If...

melaneybh‎, 12-01-2012 04:40 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, Yesterday 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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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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Can I Get Rid of veins that have appeared on my forearms from yoga?

Hay!! I went on a yoga course for 3 weeks and did daily practise. During this I learnt some poses which put pressure on your forearms like Forearm down dog (I.e Dolphin), side forearm plank etc. My veins on the top of my forearms started to show very slightly so I stopped my yoga practise.  ...

angel888‎, 12-21-2018 10:03 AM
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Question Strong Curves on a bulk?

I'm brand new here and i was planning on asking this under teen bodybuilding, but felt like I would get better responses under this section (Im 15, female btw) I've been doing the Strong Curves program and am on week 11 of BB and so far really enjoying the strength gains. When I got started I...

sumi614‎, 12-30-2018 09:19 PM
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Design/cut for Figure suit

Hello to all of you! I'm about to buy a new Figure suit, and due to my limited height, I have been advised to get a lower "front cut" compared to what I have had so far. Doing national level now. Looking at pictures, and also what I've noticed in the competitions I've done, there's always girls...

Noorka‎, 10-03-2018 03:25 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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Cool 7+ months in, WEIGHT GAIN

Hi everyone! So I'm new to this forum. I started working out consistently (min. 3 days/week) about 7 months ago. I work out in the community gym, so all of my weight training is done with either dumbbells, treadmill, or doing the leg extension machine. I probably weighed around 127lbs before...

lexsea9‎, 12-20-2018 11:39 AM
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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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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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Anorexia recovery - wanting to gain muscle

Hi everyone, I am new to bodybuilding.com and I am looking for advice about how to gain muscle while recovering from anorexia. I have been in recovery for about 6 months now. My starting weight at the beginning of my recovery was 112 lbs at 5'5"... I now weigh 124 lbs. About 2 months ago, I...

hls1997‎, 12-29-2018 02:19 PM
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Full body

Hey,everyone i want to ask about my next workout routine . My old gym routine is upper and lower body 4 times a week now i have need from something new. My goals are big glutes,small weist,muscle mass without i look like ,like a boy haha Full body workout is Legs Squat Split Squat/Lunge...

sweetcandygirl‎, 12-28-2018 01:35 PM
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Question sleep apnea

For those with sleep apnea, I am seeking personal counts and advice please. TIA Who diagnosed you? If you did a sleep study, did you do the one that can be done at home? Do you use a Cpap? If so, has it helped? Did you pursue surgery instead?

girl81‎, 03-24-2015 05:11 PM
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