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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: 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: 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: 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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Good beginners program for a female?

Can someone recommend a good beginners workout for a female who has been doing random barbell squats, dumbbell squats, dumbbell benchpress, dumbbell shoulder press, dumbbell biceps, lunges (low weights), abs for 3 months. Shes looking to put a bit of muscle and gain strength and loose a few lbs...

Ram132G‎, Today 09:01 AM
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Exclamation Am I doing too much for glutes?

hello all! i'm new to this website so i hope i'm posting this in the right place lol After seeing several posts about excessive volume from Bret Contreras's instagram, I've been wondering whether or not I'm doing too much volume for glutes. I'm currently doing 50-60 sets per week for glutes and...

clumsypotato‎, 12-10-2019 08:44 PM
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Best exercises for the upper part of the buttocks?

Hi girls the botton muscles of my butt have developed but the superior muscles of my glutes have not evolved. What would be some exercises to target the upper area of the butt? Thanks

naguala‎, 10-21-2019 02:49 PM
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Pms

How do you cope with PMS and training? I have about 10 days in my cycle where I either just want to cry and/or I'm so annoyed at such little things and I notice my motivation drops to "i'll do it tomorrow" level. Really messes with my training (and life!) Interested to hear about any vitamins...

BerlinByrd‎, 08-13-2019 02:42 PM
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Question High carb vs. low carb when cutting?

Hey, sorry if this question has already been asked but I'm new here. I've been off track for a year and I'm about to start a 10-week diet on my own. I'm still quite inexperienced so i'm just really confused about how I should approach this- I'm trying to drop 4-5% bodyfat (I'm at around 21%...

JaimeJW‎, 11-10-2019 07:15 AM
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Binge eating disorder, one meal a day and Nightime protein??

I am just ordering up some protein powder through online once again. I am thinking about myself and I am wondering... if I have problems eating multiple meals a day and I am mostly just eating once a day and other times just take protein powder... Should I maybe opt to buy Night Time protein and...

BiggestSlut99‎, 12-06-2019 10:52 PM
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GF wants to start lifting - Need advice.

My GF wants to start lifting. She is in week 2 of the plan i set out for her. I'm a intermediate lifter(2-3 years of lifting). Her goal is the common "I want to look toned". Which for her means slimming some weight and building some mass to her overall frame right now. My worry is a few...

Fizgriz‎, 12-02-2019 03:15 PM
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Question Help needed

Hi everyone! I have started my weightloss journey for over a year now, after years of being overweight and I have been the same weight since the beginning of the year (I am 114 pounds and my height is 5 foot 4). Right now I am not doing cardio and I am just focussing more on weightlifting (3 to 4x...

mindfullp‎, 11-09-2019 06:16 AM
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injury?? or not?

I didnt know where to put this so i tried some different places. I know none of you are doctors (well i dont but i guess not haha). After working out a bit more than usual, my thumb feels weird. Ive been doing a lot of pullups lately so i guess the stress is because of the grip. What i wanted to...

Rebecca2412‎, 10-23-2019 01:29 PM
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Suggestions of a good lifting program for my friend

My friend has been lifting for a couple of years but somewhat winging it sort of doing whatever she feels like that day but with some structure. She has two leg days where she leg presses as the main lift and squats the other day as the main lift. She then has an arm and back day, a chest and...

wevie‎, 11-04-2019 06:25 PM
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Slow recovery

Hello, me again haha. As ive said in earlier posts ive been working out for about 2 years. Ive definitly gotten somwhere since i began, but ive kind of hit a wall as i made a post about earlier. So i looked into the fierce 5 program which im starting to do. My problem is tho, that when i began...

Rebecca2853‎, 11-27-2019 07:52 AM
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others womens experience with breast implants

Hey, i am going in for a consult with a plastic surgeon in 3 weeks for a breast augmentation. before i make a rush decision on this, i want to know what some other women's experience is with B.A. A little about myself; i'm almost 19 yrs old i have almost no breast tissue glandular or fatty...

yogabunny10‎, 07-15-2013 12:48 PM
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Lifting for a 12 year old girl? Please help.

Aight brahs my 12 year old sister has taken a keen interest in lifting and getting a better body, and i know that stunting growth and all that is a myth and blah blah but i still don't want her to hurt herself, so she wants to get in better conditioning for netball and to get a decent body as i...

Brandonrhyse‎, 11-27-2019 04:44 AM
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Going back to a plant based diet?

Im going to the doctor today because for the last year ( since Ive been in the military) Ive bee having some digestive issues, i.e. not as regular as I was before joining. Now, before I joined all I ate was fruits, vegetables, beans, limited fat free cheese as far as dairy, and the occassional...

FemmeFatale28‎, 03-17-2010 10:34 AM
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Bizarre Incident with a female bodybuilder

This is an odd one and dont know what thread to put this exactly. Ive been going to this gym for awhile now and I like it a lot. I made some good friends and Im generally very friendly easy going. Never had a problem from this gym but they have a few female bodybuilders there that I cant tell if...

dandyrandy1‎, 11-25-2019 10:12 PM
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Suggest me some workout to lose my weight

Hello ladies I am new In this forum. I start my weight loss journey for over the years now, after 1 year of my journey I have been the same weight since the beginning of the year. Right now I am just focusing weightlifting and not doing any cardio or anything. My goal is to achieve a fatless...

BetsyKinne‎, 11-11-2019 01:01 AM
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Is this a good workout program?

I usually do 2 upper body workouts and 2 lower body workouts. My reps can go anywhere from 20 to 6. I usually start with lighter weight and more reps and decrease as I increase the weight. I usually do 4 sets unless I stick to higher reps (15-20), then I do only 3 sets. I usually work shoulder...

ema2396‎, 11-18-2019 03:29 AM
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Pull up form check

Hello I have never been able to do pullups before. Couldnt even do pushups once. Well recently i did 2 pullups (and a weird third that prob doesnt count) which is huge for me even though they probably werent that well executed. Since im new to this exercise i would like some help when it comes to...

Rebecca2853‎, 11-18-2019 11:41 AM
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form

I really want advice on my form in an exercise but since i have only posted 17 posts in total im not allowed to put in links. What do i do then?

Rebecca2853‎, 11-18-2019 09:54 AM
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Teacher trying to compete

I am currently a high school teacher and have a passion for fitness. I really would like to compete in a NPC bikini competition this summer. I have heard that some people compete with their middle name or an alias but I wouldn't know how to go about doing that. Anyone have experience with that? I...

ew304107‎, 03-08-2015 05:17 PM
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Unhappy losing progress

Hello, ive been working out for a while and noticed progress in the beginning (newbiegains i suppose) but lately progress has been small. Im gonna get started on one of the many programs here but what confuses me is that before i simply had slow progress. Now i feel like im actually losing gains....

Rebecca2853‎, 11-15-2019 05:35 PM
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symmetry

Hey i wanted to ask if uneven shoulders and winged scapulas (not that bad) is something that can be corrected through basic exercise? And do you know any exercises that will help this issue OR do you think should i go see a physotherapist? Its a struggle ive had for a while. I dont know what has...

Rebecca2853‎, 11-16-2019 04:47 PM
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Need some guidance on workouts+meals

Hello! I am a 21 year old female who has gotten into exercise about 1.5 years ago. I began trying to get into shape about a year ago using F45 (intense group training gym) and found it really worked for me. Now trying to transition into using a local gym myself for the past ~2 months, I've found...

chickenpoutine‎, 11-16-2019 08:37 PM
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numb below under-comes from lifting?

hi Ladies pls tell me your experience. Did u have any numbness on your genitals since doing lifting? I do have some real issues and dont know where it comes from. Gynacologist said its everything ok, but I dont feel not like before..its more numb, less very less feeling. I know it is NOT...

Suna7‎, 02-04-2019 10:34 AM
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lifting and hypertonic pelvic floor - leading to difficulty orgasming?

i know this might sound weird, and is essentially a Google self-diagnosis, but hear me out. i would really appreciate hearing from other women if they have had similar experiences. I'm a an amateur and newbie (40yr old, squat 60kg dl 80kg, bench 35kg) and ive been training haphazardly over the...

zmajcica‎, 11-10-2019 08:45 AM
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