Post New Thread
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 25 of 143

Forum: Female Bodybuilding

Discuss training, nutrition, competing and getting in shape. Introduce yourself!

Sub-Forums
Last Post
Threads Posts

  1. Keep your journal here for others to see and comment on!

    Forum Actions:

    Forum Statistics:

  2. For other topics or just to meet other people.

    Forum Actions:

    Forum Statistics:

    7,110 449,755
  3. For company reps to promote the brands that are carried on Bodybuilding.com. Lots of opportunities to log or win product!

    Forum Statistics:

    Last Post:

    -
    - -

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
11 Pages
1 2 3 4 5 ... 11
03-31-2017, 04:55 AM Go to last post
316 559,413

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
16 Pages
1 2 3 4 5 ... 16
03-29-2017, 12:16 PM Go to last post
455 625,749

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
3 Pages
1 2 3
10-17-2016, 09:08 AM Go to last post
84 125,614

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 02:51 AM
04-02-2016, 10:59 PM Go to last post
7 59,777

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
04-02-2016, 10:53 PM Go to last post
6 74,669

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
05-19-2014, 08:12 AM Go to last post
0 31,870

Another Benchpress Competition by 400Lb Gorilla

https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=173720541 I know, I know, I said I would be doing a squat competition this time, but I am nursing a slightly fukked up knee so I went with a lift I could actually do :D This the same kind of competition I have been running. Paused bench and...

400Lb Gorilla‎, 03-24-2017 04:38 PM
2 Pages
1 2
Today, 06:20 PM Go to last post
44 3,032

Women - what size jeans are you?? Whats your ideal size?

Since I started lifting my butt has grown, I used to be a size 8 but now I struggle to fit into them :/ I don't know if its because Im fat from too much bulking or if this is normal/a good thing? I would just like some perspective on things thanks. I'm curious to know what size the fitness models...

hannahc228‎, 03-09-2015 06:34 AM
2 Pages
1 2
Today, 05:20 PM Go to last post
35 3,287

Newbie question regarding cutting vs. gaining

Hi all, I'm happy to have found this forum! My question is around cutting vs. gaining. I don't really understand how this works. I've heard about it before only regarding competition, not for regular people who weightlift. I've been using lighter weights for years, but want to increase the...

Joyous55‎, Today 03:47 PM
Today, 05:17 PM Go to last post
2 86

Unhappy Obese mom giving up on self..It can't end like this!!! Where do I begin?

I gained over 50lbs during pregnancy. I am now 8 months pp. I am doing nothing! It is saddening. Why can't I get the motivation to get up and move???? What am I doing wrong. I have hit rock bottom and it's really depressing. I am really looking for a good support system and anyone who can give me...

angellepen‎, 01-11-2017 06:14 PM
2 Pages
1 2
32 1,898

Question Recomp after cut... Health issues?

Hey ladies! Been a while since I've posted here but would like some advice. I've been on a cut since end of January after a year long bulk. During the bulk I gained weight pretty fast but I made the best strength gains I'd ever thought possible. I decided to cut in January for a vacation I...

Spartess‎, 04-27-2017 12:28 AM
5 316

What is the difference between these two body types? (And how to get them?)

Hi! I just want to apologize in advance in case I broke any rules by posting these pics (although I don't THINK I did) :) I was just wondering if any one could tell me how the stats might differ between these two physiques? And how to train/eat/etc. to look like the girl with her hands on her...

shortcakex‎, 04-27-2017 09:54 PM
9 438

Extremely cold after workout!

hi everyone. im sorry to bother you but i have a quick question. im very new to working out (2 weeks now) and this is starting to worry me as it happens every time. An hour or so after working out i get extremely cold! im sitting here now with 2 hoodies on, the heat up to 80 and blankets...

AusinLA‎, 12-24-2011 12:29 AM
Today, 10:30 AM Go to last post
9 61,993

Thinner leaner stronguer routine any good?

Hi all Im looking for wise knowledge advise! Im not a bodybuilder or a fitness competitor. To be honest my goals are simple train to be stronguer, healthy and look good. I started lifting April last year and startwd eating properly at that time too. Before i was stuck in stupid diets with...

Mafy88‎, Today 04:33 AM
Today, 07:04 AM Go to last post
4 156

Question Muscular legs hiding under fat? Or just plain fat?

My lower body seems to get bigger within 2 weeks of any workouts that include leg weights. I feel like there's a layer of outer fat on top of the muscles giving the impression my legs are bigger. This is torture psycologically. I'm Latina, so I know I store fat in my hips, but I'm looking for...

Elianavzla‎, Today 05:22 AM
Today, 06:43 AM Go to last post
1 161

Need help!!

10 days out of my natural npc contest. I'm proud to say I have not used ANY fat burners, diuretics, etc. Nothing foreign in my body crpt for multivit. This is me as of today. I'm still leaning out. My water is up and these pics are after my breakfast shake and 24oz coffee. This is also my...

kitpapa‎, 03-22-2017 08:15 AM
4 Pages
1 2 3 4
Today, 06:06 AM Go to last post
100 6,124

Weightlifting and recovery plan

I am recovering from anorexia, and have started weightlifting to rebuild muscle. (DW I have been cleared by my GP to lift.) I am eating 2700-3000 calories per day, and training 3 times per week, currently something like this: 50 jumping jacks Benchpress 4x5 65lbs, 1x5 70lbs, 1x10 60lbs...

Shanigelles‎, Yesterday 07:38 AM
2 163

Breast implants and chest exercises?

I have read conflicting views on whether or not you can exercise your chest when you have breast implants. Mine are not new I had them done two years ago. I have read that it can shift the position of the implant but I find this difficult to believe considering that they are placed within the...

petitpowerhouse‎, 02-13-2010 04:01 PM
3 Pages
1 2 3
Yesterday, 11:34 AM Go to last post
66 94,834

Macro experiment for my first actual off season

A lot of you girls know I've been a competitor for the past few years and done well with it. But I only really started working with macros 2 years ago (I don't necessarily have the experience that some may assume I have, lol). My first year I kind of did things on intuition... so I'm not super...

ProYeo‎, 04-27-2016 09:34 AM
2 Pages
1 2
Yesterday, 09:51 AM Go to last post
47 8,171

Thigh measurement

So I've been browsing around through forums regarding measurements. Though while doing so, I found out a lot of posts saying anything over 23inches is too much. My thighs are 26 inches and I have pretty muscular/toned legs. My glutes are 44 inches and my waist is about 27. So I'm not overweight or...

Ssalb97‎, 04-27-2017 11:30 PM
Yesterday, 08:55 AM Go to last post
3 213

Unhappy Training Hard, eating healthy but still have cellulite! Help!!!!

Im not sure if i'm posting this question on the right section but here it goes. I've been working out for a long time now since I was 19, I'm 32. I started off with just cardio and then at 22 or 23 I started weight training. I've always done a lot of cardio. I would run about 1 sometimes 1+...

stronggal‎, 10-05-2011 09:31 AM
3 Pages
1 2 3
Yesterday, 08:42 AM Go to last post
62 127,204

Best time of day to workout

I was wondering if any of you have any personal input on when it is the best time to workout. I'm currently very busy with a job and summer intensive dance classes, so usually I find myself getting home around 4, taking a nap, making dinner, and then getting to the gym by about 6:30 or 7 for weight...

mspasdechat‎, 08-02-2011 01:27 PM
04-27-2017, 06:15 PM Go to last post
20 6,224

Unhappy Healthy issues as a result of fat loss/training...

Hi all, Firstly I would like to thank anyone that reads this and stops for a comment and apologise for any mistakes as English is not my mother tongue. Now to the problem - I am 23 old , 168cm and 63 kg female. Last June I was 68kg and dropped to 56kg by December being on a strict calorie...

Pubble‎, 04-25-2017 12:55 AM
04-27-2017, 05:54 AM Go to last post
10 617

Vegetarian diet

Newbie to the forum. I have been weightlifting for about a year now. I've seen amazing muscle growth and I am very dedicated to my gym life. My problem is that I am a 15 year vegetarian who happens to not like eggs. I wish I could eat meat again but it has been so long that the idea completely...

Starfish1215‎, 04-24-2017 11:33 AM
04-27-2017, 12:59 AM Go to last post
16 422

Unhappy Help..losing my hips and butt (Pics)

Hi, I'm new here. I need some help or reassurance. Ive been lifting 6x week, legs 3 day a week to look leaner and build muscle. I was cutting for about 2 months. I've lost a couple inches in my hips and butt in the second photo is last night. I'm a Latina so this hit me hard, I didn't think I...

Britbae15‎, 04-18-2017 06:37 AM
04-26-2017, 04:16 PM Go to last post
18 1,426

Unhappy Is my trainer leading me in the right direction?

Hi, My name is Taylor and I'm new to this forum. I'm 23, 150lbs, 5'-2", and ~30% body fat. I recently started with a trainer. He has me eating about 1400cal/day at 40% c, 30% f, 30% p with intermittent fasting. I'm lifting 3 days a week with 2 days of HIIT. I'm about 2.5 weeks in and I'm not...

tbmount‎, 04-25-2017 08:38 AM
04-26-2017, 02:53 PM Go to last post
5 382

Mini Cut as I recover from lower back injury- recommendations for calories?

I'm an athlete- I row crew at the college level, and am currently coming off of a lower back injury. Prior to my injury, I was basically eating a higher level of calories than usual but I was not gaining a significant amount of weight thanks to 40 minutes of intense cardio 6 days per week + lifting...

dm1986‎, 04-26-2017 01:36 PM
1 160

How many calories to consume on a cut?

My TDEE says my maintenance calories are 2,491. I'm currently eating 1,500 and fasting 16 hours a day. I do 20 minutes of heavy cardio and about an hour of heavy lifting 4-5 days a week. Usually 5 days. Is this enough to lose 1-2lbs a week? I'm about 25lbs from a goal weight.

Starfish1215‎, 04-26-2017 07:40 AM
04-26-2017, 09:35 AM Go to last post
3 213

is it ever beneficial to do only cardio?

If you have been seeing strength improve with weights and 3 short cardio sessions a week, but yet the fat just stays-- and you already have a deficit and weigh and log everything--would it be beneficial to stop the weights or reduce them for a brief period and only cardio to lose some fat ? or...

AliGip‎, 04-24-2017 10:34 AM
04-26-2017, 06:55 AM Go to last post
6 383

Red face New - help

I'm new to pretty much everything. I'm not interested in competing or anything like that, I just want to get a decent beach body! I'm 31, 5'7" and 138. I've lost 10 lbs since February, mostly all due to diet change. The areas I store fat are the normal places - thighs (mostly), butt, and a...

Angelemily‎, 04-25-2017 04:13 PM
04-26-2017, 06:53 AM Go to last post
5 296

Smile Get in shape

For the last year I have been sick, but I am finally getting better. Because of my illness I have not been exercising, and now is finally the time to start training again. I used to ride, jog and do some simple strength exercises, but this time I want to take the strength exercising more serious....

ferskentroll‎, 04-26-2017 04:47 AM
04-26-2017, 06:33 AM Go to last post
1 150

Forum Information and Options

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

  • Contains unread postsContains unread posts
  • Contains no unread postsContains no unread posts
  • More than 50 replies or 300 viewsHot thread with unread posts
  • More than 50 replies or 300 viewsHot thread with no unread posts
  • Closed ThreadThread is closed
  • Thread Contains a Message Written By YouYou have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts