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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: 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: 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: 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
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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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Smile Beginner, would appreciate some advice.

Hi, I am a 29 year old woman and started lifting weights with my 69 year old mother 2 months ago. We are both absolute beginners but trying to educate ourselves. We have been using a mixture of Bowflex, free weights and calisthenics to train. We were using the Bowflex to do Low Back Extensions...

Kalypso333‎, Today 08:09 PM
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25.5% body fat, should I cut some more before bulking?

Hey guys, hope you all are having a lovely day! So, my height is 5'2"in /158 cm, I used to weigh around 150-155 pounds like an year back, and right now I am 110 pounds. I used to suffer from an eating disorder, and only consumed 1000 calories or less. Slowly, and slowly I have recovered, and...

Arraxis‎, Today 08:33 AM
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Gymshark Leggings

Ladies, how do you feel about Gymshark leggings? Best type? Are they comfortable? Good quality? I just ordered two pairs of the flex leggings, hoping they're worth it!

veronikafit‎, 07-21-2017 08:02 AM
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Should I weigh myself vs measurements. Fat loss question

Hi guys. For the 2 months I've been working out more regularly hitting 5-6 sessions a week (usually 5) I'm counting my calories, macros etc. I was training very hard for the past month and lost 4lbs, but I crashed because I was training twice a day. I deloaded, increased my calories by 100 a...

Froso‎, Yesterday 07:02 AM
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Are most Chiropractors scam artists? How do I know if credible?

I was curious and went in for a session with one today. I found one on yelp that had 5 stars and just over 130 reviews. He called himself an Applied Kinesiologist - doing more than just chiropractic work. I commented to him that my main focus was the tension in my face (clenching jaw, tight ears,...

TrainBetter‎, 07-15-2017 03:37 PM
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fat loss

HI, I am a 36 year old female trying to lose fat. I am 5feet 2 inch weighing 112.4 lbs. with 24.7% body fat. My goal is to reach to 15% body . I am on 1350 cals per day meal plan. How many pounds do i need to lose to achieve my goal? Is it possible to gain some lean mass while losing fat? Please...

passion727‎, Today 06:06 AM
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Exclamation Not hungry at all 7 weeks out.

I have a quick question for all of you women that have competed before. I am currently 7 weeks out from my first bikini show and literally just a few days ago my appetite went away. I have an amazing knowledgable coach and i've been training with him prior to my competition prep so it's not his...

ohitsalmaa‎, Today 10:26 AM
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No Progress

I've been working out 5 times a week for about 45 minutes for about 4 months consistently with barely any results it feels like. I've switched it up with just steady cardio, then I did barely any cardio and just weights/ yoga, and then now for the past few weeks I've been doing HIIT workouts with...

marissa24‎, 07-14-2017 09:01 PM
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Question Amenorrhea: Carb-refeed or Higher Carbs

I am glucose sensitive and have therefore been living on a high fat, low-carb dietcfor 10 years. My carbs are around 60g (so not keto). They're the net carbs and all come from veggies and yoghurt/cottage cheese only (no milk). I eat red meat, too. My BMI is 18,4. Two doctors I went to are clueless...

Psyfactor312‎, Yesterday 06:41 PM
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Regaining lost strength and muscle

Regaining lost strength and muscle Hi, so I'm a dancer, and I haven't danced until now since last may and I'm just starting exercising again. I lost 45 lbs due to anorexia and now I'm weight restored- hoping to body - recomp since I'm a detrained athlete. I'm aware that it'd be different for...

Ball3rina‎, 07-10-2017 08:35 PM
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Bulk or Cut?

Hello, (I'm new here so I don't know if this is the right place to post this question) I've been lifting heavy for 7 months. I haven't noticed any body change besides getting more strength (but I always had a strong body even before start going to the gym). I think I haven't gained enough...

weirdsquirrel‎, 07-20-2017 08:00 AM
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Only a 1.5 months in and I'm exhausted, tired all the time.

Hey everyone. I've been training on/off for a few years now. I had a 6 month break from the end of last year, and I started back up doing weights at the gym 3 times a week for about a month. At the end of May I started doing P90X (for many reasons), doing 5 days a week, then I started adding T25...

Froso‎, 07-12-2017 12:46 PM
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Hand and Finger Issues

Hi all, I'm new to this forum, I did search for posts on this issue, but didn't find any - so if a thread/post already exists, please point me in the right direction. About me. As a middle aged, overweight woman, with a badly arthritic knee and lower back issues - I went back to the gym...

Patsy2800‎, 07-21-2017 05:10 PM
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Question What type of Diet is better/faster for toning up?

I am trying to find the best way of toning up. Specifically my triceps and abs which i am having trouble with especially my triceps. I think it might be my macros. Im currently having a high carb macro. Should i be having lower carb and higher fat/protein? If someone could help me out with what...

beck96‎, 07-19-2017 06:30 AM
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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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Eating/exercise for bigger butt

18yr old girl. 5'8---112 lbs I have really fast metabolism and hardly an appetite. I can say I have a nice body and muscle tone but I wanted to fill out more on my lower body. I started lifting early this year to build mass. No cardio, I grew an inch & half of butt in about a month, forcing...

Nervegirl1‎, 07-19-2017 08:11 AM
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Weight loss struggle

Of course, the typical post about weight loss. But I'm really not sure where to go from here. I'm 5'3" and been sitting around 150, and I'm 25 years old. chest 36 (small b cup), waist is 29, hips 40.5, thighs 24. March 2016 I injured my back and was out of any activity for 4 months during...

Scarielle‎, 07-20-2017 10:44 AM
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Question about TDEE

I have a question about TDEE. How accurate are these calculators? I'm 5'3, 133lbs and I workout 6 days a week, however other than that I have a sedentary job. Based on a few calculators that I've used, my Tdee is anywhere from 1800 to 2000. I have been eating far below that for a long time. 1600...

Rellez88‎, 07-18-2017 05:28 PM
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Confusion solution - Losing fat while building a booty as a woman

Hey guys! I've posted some questions in more general sections but I still feel like I have a lot of questions that I'm just not clear on and it would be super helpful to hear from some women with possibly similar body types or men with experience training women. Basically whatever first hand...

Asstronaut‎, 07-16-2017 03:23 PM
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Maintaining muscle mass on long distance hike

Currently prepping for first show (bikini) September. One month after this I'll be doing a long distance hike for one month. I'll do a quick reverse diet and then start hiking. I've done a long distance hike before (hiked 2600 miles Mexico to Canada last year) and maintained my weight eating around...

dogma533‎, 07-16-2017 07:57 AM
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Underweight: Tightening/Activating 'loose' muscle and Gaining Muscle Properly

Hello there! Please do bear with me as this is my first post and I'm completely clueless about fitness. I'm an underweight 18-year-old girl from Asian descent who would really appreciate any information on proper nutrition and training. At the moment, my goal is to build muscle and tone them. And...

paufu4laifu‎, 07-19-2017 02:47 AM
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Hi girls need some help gaining weight. Thanks! :)

Hi I am 5 feet 2. I weight 96 lbs and I hate my body. I love myself and everything but can't help but feel so skinny and weak because of my weight. I have been trying to consume 3000 calories a day in hopes of increasing me weight so I don't look like an anorexic but it's hard to maintain 3000...

sarajoon88‎, 07-17-2017 01:25 PM
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Nutrition

I've been building for two and a half years following a serious eating disorder in 2014... I'm at a great weight (about 125 for my muscular 5ft frame) buttt after all this time I still haven't figured out the nutrition portion of fitness. I'm currently in a calorie deficit (eating probably around...

AbbeyGeeee‎, 07-17-2017 11:38 AM
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Question on female body fat loss

Hello, I am a 22-year-old female who weighs 125 lbs and I am looking to get in better shape by strength/weight training. I recently found out that I have 34% of body fat. I am trying to figure out the best way to get lean and keep muscle. I found out this body fat percentage from my local...

BriTheNewbie‎, 07-16-2017 01:13 PM
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First time physique competitor😳

Hi all! I am training for my first physique competition this November & I want to make sure my macros are on point! I'm 5'7 & weigh 154...Any suggestions in figuring this out? Thanks in advance & I gladly welcome any tips or advance from those that have walked this path before! Oh & im 36, no...

momstrong81‎, 07-15-2017 05:36 PM
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