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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: 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: 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: 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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Coming back after a 4 month stop

Hey Guys, I’ve injured my back a while ago and because of that I couldn’t work out for 4 months. I literally lost all my gains. My ass is non existent I feel like I’m gonna cry everyday lmaoo. Before my injury I was FINALLY happy with my body the way it was. I had thick legs, big booty and a...

wh1ms1cal‎, Yesterday 07:07 AM
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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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Unhappy Skinny fat female- bulk, cut or recomp?

I am 30 years old, 5'4 and weigh 51 kg. According to my body fat monitor, I have 22% body fat. Using fasting, CICO and cardio. I was able to get rid of some belly fat in last 6 weeks. I was doing a 700 calorie deficit if I include calories from cardio. All my life, I can never get rid of my...

shrgrov‎, 05-23-2019 08:31 AM
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Unhappy Building Upper Glute

Though being a chubby, I had good amount of buttocks it was around 42 inches currently it measures 37 inches. Most of my fat was around my lower body. On my initial journey of fat loss all I knew was HIIT and cardio with improper nourishment. As I was losing my inches, I noticed drastic change in...

InvertedGirl‎, 05-22-2019 09:17 PM
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How do you get your potassium?

I read on a health/fitness site today the importance of getting plenty of potassium during the "cutting" phase of show prep, and that it cannot properly be ingested through pills/supplements. The article recommended yams, but when I went down the local grocery store, the fruit/vegetable guy...

wendymyersfit‎, 05-22-2019 08:54 PM
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I am beginning to reverse diet after show ... when should I reduce protein intake?

I am a female figure competitor. 117 lbs. Pretty lean, so during the final prep week, I was at 1300 calories, 180 protein, 100 carbs, 20 fat. I am now going to begin reverse dieting.... I know that I can increase my calorie intake by about 100-150 calories per week. I will do this...

wendymyersfit‎, 05-20-2019 07:34 PM
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Boyfriend Cheated during prep

Hey guys, first time posting. Im 23 yo and Ive recently been working hard over tha past year or so for my first bodybuilding competition, specifically figure and physique. My ex was powerlifting very unsuccessfully (he gives up at any signs of failure). He was 220 lbs with 1330 totals and refused...

Bequain‎, 05-11-2019 04:03 PM
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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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How are my macros/calories (for fat loss/sculpting)?

Hello everyone. I started my weight loss/fitness journey in Jan 2016 and lost a good amount of fat and built a good amount of muscle since then. However I still have a bit of extra fat I would like to get rid of (maybe 5-10 lbs, nothing too much). I am almost 24, 5'8, weigh 175 lbs and am a US size...

reigjto03857‎, 05-20-2019 06:31 PM
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Female friend wants muscles, what are good workouts+diets

A female friend of mine is interested in taking up bodybuilding. She doesn’t wanna compete she just wants muscles. What are some good workouts+diets for her to get muscles. Here are the works she’s currently doing, however they do change up day to day. Saturday Dumbbell bench press 3 8 12ibs ...

scott124787‎, 05-11-2019 06:52 PM
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Need diet advice for GF

She's very thick/curvy - big butt, very wide hips, very narrow waist, nice boob, thick legs, thick calves. I want to help her get that latina fitness model body we all go crazy for. She's maybe 15 LBs too heavy (nowhere near fat but not quite optimal range we all like). Also her ass is really wide...

DTheater28‎, 05-17-2019 06:22 PM
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Butt getting smaller - need to hear from women who got a round butt from exercise!

So I returned to the gym 3 months ago and I recently noticed that my butt is not only getting smaller, but its starting to get that inverted look - which I personally hate. About me: I'm naturally a sporty body type - by that I mean I build muscle quickly and my body type is unfortunately an...

Lynn0721‎, 07-11-2017 12:15 AM
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Getting married in 4months - workout help?!

Hiya, So, I'm getting married! Super excited, plans are well underway and my brain has of course turned to my body. I'm an actor and a fitness instructor (level 3 PT qualified, massive fitness nerd) and I have had life long struggles with my body. I have a lot of knowledge regarding body...

Lexiconic99‎, 05-16-2019 02:51 AM
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Not Making Gains + I Don't Know Why

Stats: Age - 28 Gender -Female Height - 5'9 Weight - 118 Body Fat - 11% TDEE - 1,700 calories Calories Consumed Per Day On Average -2,000 Days spent at the gym - 5

wildbutterfly‎, 05-03-2019 08:05 AM
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Smile Post your current macros (female version)

Ladies! Just out of curiosity.... post here you current calories, macros and your goal as well (maintain, cut, bulk...) Bulking at 2601 calories (dat 1 is just for rounding reasons lol) 122 protein 391 carbs 61 fat

TearsOfIce‎, 12-20-2014 11:05 PM
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Will I need to lose more fat/weight to see more tone in my thighs?

I'm around 125ish 5'5" and am thinking I need to lose about 10 more pounds in order for my thighs to become slimmer/more toned. They haven't changed much in size since my high weight while everything else has. I bike about 3times/week and do random squats, lunges, leg press etc. in the gym but my...

bnb17‎, 05-09-2019 09:26 AM
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Ideal bodyweight for bikini comp?

Came across this article that says the ideal weight is based on BMI, and that the sweet spot is 20. https://nextlevelbikiniprep.com/ideal-stage-weight-bikini-competitors/ Thoughts from those who've competed with success?

Magnolia916‎, 01-13-2016 09:23 AM
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Bodybuilding/powerlifting program for young female.

Asking for a friend. What is the optimal training program for active women in their mid 20s. She would like to gain strength and ofc. muscles along with that. Workout should be based on main compound movements. She is fairly active in sports(hiking, running...). With skinny posture. But is weak...

trottl‎, 05-11-2019 01:21 PM
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Finally Achieved...

I know to some this is very trivial, but being I have a messed up leg from a really bad ATV accident, and things aren't good with my leg...I've been able to do pistol squat now. I made that a goal a few months back, and now I can do 2, each leg. I'm really proud of myself, and had to share my...

sledgurl‎, 05-15-2019 02:11 PM
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Putting on weight in my stomach??

To start, I've always been tiny. For a while I was 5' 4'' weighing about 98lbs. I ate healthy and was healthy overall but have always had a problem gaining weight unless I worked out. After working out off and on for the past 8 years I finally decided to fully commit a few months ago. I started...

10xfitnessgal‎, 05-01-2019 08:07 PM
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Unhappy uneven bum- please help? (pics)

so i know theres already a post similar to this somewhere in this section but it wasn't very helpful to me. my weight has fluctuated drastically in the past couple of years, and i noticed my butt cheeks are significantly uneven. the left side is smaller and the right side is larger and i think...

lotusflower123‎, 07-29-2016 11:10 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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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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Unhappy I Need some Advice

Ok, I don't really think that I belong here, but I assure you that I am not a troll of any sort. I could NEVER in my wildest dreams picture myself as anything even remotely considered as a "bodybuilder". I mean, I could share some embarrassing (and at times painful) experiences I have had...

Flhomeschoolmom‎, 05-11-2019 03:58 AM
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Pre workout bloating

Have any of you experienced bloating from taking pre workout powders? Attempted some research online and haven't found much on the two being connected. Just me maybe? Lol thanks

Pinkmuffins‎, 01-21-2013 06:21 PM
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