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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: 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: 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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Post Jiggly Soft and Annoyed

I'm 45... 5' 5.5" .... I use to weigh 288pds... over the last 5 yrs of yo yo dieting and cardio I've managed to lose over 60 pds. I'm now down to 220. The problem is I'm so jiggly and soft. I want to start building muscle so I joined this website hoping to learn what I need to know. Instead I'm...

aishafaze‎, Today 05:33 AM
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Red face Help!! Was 288 now 220 and flabby

Im 45 year old woman...5' 5.5".. I've been up and down with my weight for the past 15yrs. I started running and shed 60pds in the last 3yrs... however I'm flabby. I would like to lose my tummy .. I already have a nice size butt and want thick thighs. If you look at my pics you can see my flabby...

aishafaze‎, Yesterday 10:00 AM
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Worried about putting fat on with such high calories. Help?

Hi I am new to the bodybuilding I have just started a few days ago as a newbie I want to make sure I am doing it right first time. I am current following The Female Training Bible: Everything You Need To Get The Sexy Body You Desire! on the bodybuilding website. This is the training plan I have...

Nikitarose‎, Today 02:33 AM
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Question Skinny fat??

Hey guys! I need some help...so I’ve lost over 50 pounds from exercising and calorie deficit.. now I’m skinny fat and I can’t really tell if I’m losing fat. I’ve been skinny fat for a while now. Should I increase my calorie intake? I do resistant training but am I not working out hard enough? I’m...

bananajoannaa‎, 09-24-2018 10:13 PM
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How to get really lean? Not satisfied with my weight loss results.

I'm 5'6. I started at 190 pounds and a size 11-12. When I was at my highest weight, I actually ate quite healthy and nutrient-dense foods. Unfortunately, I often felt deprived eating gigantic salads, omelets, whole wheat products, giant bowls of fruit, etc. Added/refined sugar and...

YoungYetWise‎, 09-24-2018 09:42 PM
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Bodybuilding, Crossfit or Powerlifting? Which is best for my goals

Once I am medically cleared, I want to get back into fitness. I'm very interested in crossfit but can't pay the monthly cost to workout at a box so I would have to do it on my own. My main goals: - lose weight (currently around 185lb) - gain muscle - compete I have a rough picture in...

bri53‎, 09-23-2018 10:59 AM
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Fat gain on a bulk...

For female-bodied individuals. From what I understand there is only a max amount of muscle your body can create each week, and that this is approximately double in male bodies what it is for female bodies. So to stay as lean as possible, only a small caloric surplus (250 or so) is necessary. So...

coeur‎, 09-20-2018 07:05 PM
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Smile Looking for tall women to follow with short torso, long legs

Hey everyone! I am looking for some tall women (I am 6’0 tall, 145 lbs) to use as inspiration. If anyone is following anyone on IG or FB that is a tall women fitness model with a short torso and long legs any tips are appreciated. Thank you xxx

Katesaunders‎, 09-24-2018 01:41 AM
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Getting back to it.(Scheduling)

I will start by apologizing if this is in the wrong area, I didn't really see where this would fit in. I took a break from the gym due do summer vacations I wasn't able to make it. Now that I am trying to get back to going I am finding I really have limited time to commit. Monday-Friday I...

Sheepalie‎, 09-21-2018 11:26 AM
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Nexoplanon and cutting

Nexoplanon and cutting Hi everyone!!! New here just wanted to ask has anyone had any issues with cutting, stripping body fat low for competition prep? Whilst on the Nexoplanon implant thanks

nicolabb‎, 09-21-2018 05:27 AM
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Angry Doing bulking wrong?!

I went through a bulk last winter (about 250 calorie surplus) until about april this year. I gained 3kg and added some cm to my muscles (I measured myself) then I went back to maintanace and added a bit more cardio (just extra 5min) and a bit more evening walks. Now I measured myself and reslized...

Sara444‎, 09-19-2018 09:32 AM
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Hip-waist ratio getting bigger (worse)

Long time reader, first post! Still trying to workout how to edit profile, I’m not male and I’m not 48. F and 23 I’ve been weight lifting for a year, but more seriously for the last 6 months. I’ve always been small/petite, weighing 48kg. I’ve since been on a bulk and I’m now 55-56kg. Pre...

liftz123‎, 09-16-2018 03:45 AM
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Unhappy Hanging fat at bottom of glutes

I've been on a calorie deficit for some time now prepping for my bikini competition in a few days. I went from 140lbs to 107lb in about six months. Everything is looking tight except for my Glutes. I have this weird flab of fat hanging below the bottom of my butt. When I stand up straight you...

Victoria4951ct‎, 09-19-2018 02:57 AM
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Glute medius concern - pls help!

Hi, Would love some advice on this. I'm slightly concerned that building my glute medius up could potentially not suit my body shape. I think my hips are fairly high, and I have a bit of a 'hip dip' scenario going on. I feel like it may just be making me look broader and almost giving me more...

desiree66‎, 09-17-2018 03:55 AM
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Olympia 2018 chat

Let's gossip about the Olympia 2018 ladies. What did you like, what didn't you like, what suits looked good, which not so much, what stuck out, etc. I'll start. What I liked: flat chested women did just fine in Figure. It has always bugged me when I get the impression that if you don't go under...

sy2502‎, 09-15-2018 10:50 AM
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Talking Best butt exercises?

Hi ladies! I'm a beginner seeking advice about the best butt-sculpting exercises. Currently I am bulking and I'd like to take advantage of this by adding some more shape to my butt. Right now the only thing I do butt-related is squats, deadlifts, leg curls (machine) and leg press (if that...

squeaks‎, 01-07-2009 02:22 AM
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Over 60 and frustrated...

...with the wrinkled, crepey skin on my upper arms. I first noticed this around age 60 and it's getting worse every year. I have been lifting for 14 years now and do lots of arm ( bi and tri) exercises. I haven't been able to build up my muscles to the point where they take up the loose skin. I...

lherman‎, 07-13-2016 08:11 AM
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How can I look muscular, not just toned?

First off, I'm 19 not 48. Not sure why it says that.I want to look muscular and some might even say "bulky" for a woman. Not necessarily super impossibly ripped but I want to work for a visible six pack, muscular arms, etc. I've been cutting and I plan to do so for the next 6 months, but after...

staygold27‎, 08-11-2018 11:51 AM
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Getting stronger, but not smaller?

26F, 167cm, 56kg The issues: For 3-4 weeks straight my hips and leg circumference have remained the same. Strength has progressively increased, but I've not lost any cm. I know for a fact, that I'm not eating more than I'm spending, so what's going on? My Barbell back squat has been more and...

fancifulplots‎, 09-07-2018 12:31 AM
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Smile Targeting the underbutt crease/ Gluteal Fold

Hiya everyone! I am looking to target the under butt area.. the crease/fold underneath the bum. I've personally always viewed that area (the gluteal crease) - to be the most attractive area of the bum and I want to make it more defined. I have been doing a lot of weighted squats, lunges,...

nicoisabella‎, 03-03-2018 04:36 AM
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Would working out to YT videos at home be effective for building muscle?

Hey there, I'm a 26 year old woman, and I'm skinny fat. I have pretty much no butt and my stomach sticks out to where it makes me look 2 or 3 months pregnant. I haven't done any exercise in a long time, except going on almost daily walks, but I want to be more active. I also want to build muscle...

LilFlower2‎, 09-10-2018 01:59 PM
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Lifting straps vs. grips

Hey ladies, I think I'm going to get some lifting straps or grips. Sometimes I feel like i could go heavier on a certain exercise but my grip gives out. I was wondering which you think is better... straps or grips... Something like these ...

fitfanatic123‎, 09-11-2018 07:30 AM
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Booty Building

Wasn't sure where to post this. I'm 160lbs 5'3" and I'm in the process of losing body fat. My goal weight is around 130. I have a really flat square shaped butt and I'm wondering if it possible to work on lifting and adding mass to my butt and losing body fat at the same time? There is a lot of...

kkxi‎, 09-10-2018 01:01 PM
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Hello Everybody

Hello I am new here :) Would like to be here and hopefully it will more motivate me to start and continue the my way for fit and healthy lifestyle. My goals to begin with is 1) right diet 2) get extra fat off me 3) become more athletic , not too much muscular so I will not become man :) I...

SYFY8‎, 09-10-2018 09:22 AM
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Unhappy Feeling weak/exhausted during workouts

Hi, I'm a newbie to this whole forum. Briefly, I fell off my health and fitness journey when I met my boyfriend a couple years ago. In that time I somehow allowed myself to gain 30 lbs!!! I've been trying to get back to my usual standard of training and eating habits for the past couple of months...

delic8rose‎, 09-09-2018 03:52 PM
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