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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: 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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Post Help, for a beginner!

Hi Everyone, this is my first post! I'm sure you've heard it before, and maybe I'm just freaking out! I used to run like crazy, along with power yoga. I switched to almost strictly lifting about 2.5 months ago. And I have gained muscle, as well as almost 2 pants sizes! (My butt has exploded,...

momlifts2‎, Today 10:52 AM
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Best exercises for glutes to make a bubblebutt.

If anyone could give me a hand with this I would be eternally grateful. I decided to start exercising to build on my glutes as my ass is a little saggy. I need to know which exercises will help to lift it because I really want to eschew surgery. That **** sounds nasty and expensive and can have...

WeightlossGoals‎, Today 11:26 AM
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Options Other Than Macro Tracking

I've been dealing with some stress in my life lately due to caring for a sick family member, and as a result I've been very unmotivated to workout and eat well. I've put on some weight and I now realize I need to get back to taking care of myself as well. I've used IIFYM in the past and I know...

SMB2003‎, Today 11:03 AM
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Does Waist Size Change With Ab Training?

Hey, I'm new to the website and to bodybuilding. I'm slowly getting the hang of bodybuilding, and of course I am still daunted by all the stuff I don't know about it. I have been primarily working on my legs and glutes over the last few months on and off, and its just recently that I've realised I...

BillieGates‎, Yesterday 07:34 PM
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FAT LOSS ADVICE.. I just wanna get a little leaner..

So i’m a female 5’2” 118lb 20% bodyfat.. have been lifting since december 2016. I think in terms of muscle i’m pretty happy. Would love to cut down some fat but its been tough i started sep 10 eating 1,700cal 150gP 171gC and 49gF, i started at 120.6lb and now i’m around 118lb now.Then begans eating...

basicdrea‎, 10-14-2017 11:59 AM
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Bikini competition and tattoos...

Hey girls & guys, Looking into getting into competing next year (PCA show in June 2018) and was wondering if judges are bothered about tattoos? I have a big one on my arm and 2 thigh tattoos. TIA!

Danniilk‎, 10-10-2017 02:49 PM
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Arrow Rest days vs workout days

Hey All So i promise this will be the last time i EVER EVER mention the macros or i will punish myself by doing 100 push-ups :-) But seeing how i can mention macros just one more time........... I just started NROLFW and figured out all my numbers giving my 1600 cal for rest days 1850...

2ndTimesaCharm‎, Today 01:18 AM
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Thumbs up Introducing Myself

Hi ladies, my name's Moorea, I'm 19 years old and training for powerlifting. I recognize this is a bodybuilding forum and this is a female bodybuilding subforum, but I've been stuck under a rock in a hard place for a while now and lifting has become my main source of joy. So I figured I should...

yellowlizardmb‎, 10-12-2017 09:12 PM
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Naturally athletic/thick

Hello, I'm a real novice at building muscle and shredding fat. I'm naturally athletic, and have quite a bit of muscle. I'd love to show that muscle and shred the fat. What can I do to achieve this? I don't really want to get any thicker. Exersice tips and diet tips would be really helpful.

penny101‎, 10-14-2017 07:00 AM
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Question Starting over

Hey I recently dusted off my old copy of new rules of lifting for women, i started following it years ago and only managed to stick with it for a few weeks. One of the main things which makes my head hurt is the whole nutrition, calorie counting, macro thingys.... and that is probably the...

2ndTimesaCharm‎, Yesterday 12:42 PM
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Ladies, what's your absolute favorite whey?

My girlfriend has been really into lifting for about 4 months now and she's looking to try out some whey. I got her isofemme vanilla and it tasted like death in milk with a banana. She's really picky.

Staudtyyy‎, 04-03-2013 09:17 AM
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Amenorrhea after fat loss

My body has always been prone to this since my anorexia at age 13, right after I got my first period. But now I'm at a healthy weight and body fat percentage and eating at maintenance for 3 weeks after I cut 20 pounds. I only gained them in the first place due to some antidepressants that seemed...

shesprints‎, 10-14-2017 03:37 PM
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Should I go to the gym or is it not recommed?

Hey! Firstly I want to say I've been going to gym for months. So I'm not that new. But the problem is I weigh 48.5 kg (107-108 lbs) and I'm 170 cm tall. As you can see, I am underweight which is not a good thing. And no I'm not naturally underweight. I've been trying to grow muscle and gain...

littlenuggett‎, Yesterday 09:05 AM
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Question what am I doing wrong??? Loosing motivation

Hi everyone Im looking for some advice...im starting to think Im doing something wrong so once again decided to look for your opinion. Im a woman, 1m63cm and 49kg. I started to lift heavy in November last year. I cant afford a gym membership but have at home adjustable dumbells, squad rack,...

Mafy88‎, 10-13-2017 07:52 AM
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Wedding in 9 months - Question about bulk and cut

Hi all, First post here! Background: I discovered that simply doing Kalay Itsines BBG wouldn't cut it when I found out I had 33 percent body fat at 5'8" at 137 lbs. In February 2017 I got a personal trainer and started weight lifting, squatting etc. And really enjoy it. On average...

katigorb‎, 10-11-2017 10:17 PM
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Essential Amino supplementation

Hello everyone, I need opinions on Amino acid supplements. I have read and heard that they are a waste of money and you get everything you need from food. I have read other articles that say they help when on a cut. I am currently on a cut and my trainer recommended that I take the essential...

CBrien35‎, 10-12-2017 12:01 PM
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What's your personal favorite bulking routine for mass?

Trying to get my ducks in a row as I wind down this diet and head into a long-term bulk and building period. I *think* I want to do an upper/lower split, especially with the higher volume of a bulking routine, I don't want to be having ultra-long lifting sessions. But I also don't want to do a...

oregonchick76‎, 10-10-2017 03:34 PM
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Talking Help with macros please :)

Hi all, I'm fairly new to lifting and I've started with 5x5 stronglifts. I'm getting stronger and building muscle but I want my macros to compliment the training. All of the macro calculator websites keep giving me different information and I'm getting confused! I'm 5ft3, 55kg and I lift...

Stephraven‎, 10-12-2017 06:21 AM
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Smile Pilates or Yoga to complement my weights?

Hello, I recently started my weight lifting program. Before then I was doing a lot of HIIT and tabatas using an app called 8Fit. I have a coach from the app, who is a real life person and answers daily. Seeing as I started going to the gym and also bought my own dumbbells and barbells, the...

Xariann‎, 10-04-2017 08:41 AM
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overeating

Help. I can't stop eating sweets. Like I know I shouldn't, but I can't make myself stop. I had like 4 cookies today and some chocolate and a chocolate protein bar. I've been eating more food in general because I'm trying to gain muscle, but I'm also always wanting sugar. I don't want to be fat...

natnat5‎, 05-03-2014 08:17 PM
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what do you want to learn most about body recomposition?

Shout out to the all the women here in the forum! I'm new to the forum and there is so much to learn about how to do body recomposition. What do you want to learn most about getting strong and building muscle definition to lose weight?

wwongcand‎, 10-08-2017 02:26 PM
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Advice for a First Time Bikini Competitors

Hello all! I'm going to be training for my first bikini competition and wanted to hear from the bodybuilding community their opinions, advice, and experiences about this topic. I am open to any advice and information you are willing to share and look forward to hearing from you. :) 1. Would...

skozhail2v‎, 10-09-2017 12:18 PM
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since I started - horrible PMS! What to do?

Since I started my caloric deficit & working out around 6 or 7 weeks ago, this is the second time I got most horrible PMS episodes, not even pain killers and mood stabilizer every day for a week can fix it and sometimes I become bedridden for days in severe cramps and on-going nausea (sleeping for...

autumngirl‎, 10-09-2017 08:20 AM
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Lightbulb Free weights vs Machines

I'm just really curious on what all of your preferences are with workouts. I've heard pros and cons about both workout methods for muscle strength training. What do you guys prefer and why?

isabella98‎, 10-08-2017 04:42 PM
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Wink Best type of weightlifting program for beginners

All, I'm 38 and want to start a weight training program to tone and build muscle; I don't need to lose weight as I'm already thin. My body pics of me are in my profile and that's after 2 children and little to no workout routine and 0 weightlifting. I'm trying to figure out the best program for...

eskyborn‎, 10-09-2017 06:38 AM
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