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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: 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: 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: 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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Talking Lifting and orthotics

First post here! I have a few questions regarding footwear and bodybuilding! And i'm sorry this is very long winded! A little background about me, I used to be a runner. I ran XC for most of high school and a bit in college and continued running after I left XC due to the time commitment. I was...

danaflava‎, Yesterday 05:13 PM
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Unhappy How do you eat enough food to get 2,000 calories per day?

I wonder how people are able to fit in 2,000 calories it is such a struggle for me even getting just over 1,000. I don't know what people eat? I have soup veggie for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Or chicken with mashed potato. Banana and peanut butter for snack. And I drink whey protein shake...

malverick‎, 10-29-2018 04:23 PM
11-18-2018, 05:07 PM Go to last post
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Atrophy of muscle on purpose?

Hi gyus! i've been training for over a year,but my legs, specifical my hamstrings, are bulkier that i want them to be. I've stopped training them, and started long walking..I'm starting dieting with 200-300 calorie deficit in hope that my legs will lean out.. Shoud I raise my deficit to lose...

Kale9‎, 11-16-2018 02:30 PM
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Pelvic Prolapse and Continuing Weightlifting Routine 😢

Unfortunately all the uti's (and yeast infections from the meds I've taken) has taken a toll on my body; from what my doctor mentioned. I'm devastated, and after my hubby told me to read up on weightlifting - (I was reluctant to read up on it because I've got some other health issues that I have...

sledgurl07‎, 11-17-2018 09:17 PM
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Needing encouragement

Hey ladies! I’ve recently become very defeated. I’ve been working out at home extremely dedicated for 6 months and I thought my lower body was getting very strong. I have free weights and a barbell and plates. I always asked my husband to check my squat and deadlift form and have always been told...

RonniesGirl‎, 11-14-2018 09:16 AM
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TRX bands vs. fitness blender?

Which one will be more helpful in toning? I've been lifting weights for about two years and I'm ready for a change in my routine BUT I hate how flabby my arms look when I don't lift (especially the back of my arms). I'm thinking of either buying a TRX band (and yes: I know it's expensive) OR...

FurtureSHEHULK‎, 11-14-2018 05:52 PM
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Exclamation Weight lifting beginner (post college running)

Hello! I’m not new to the fitness world but need some help developing a plan to lose body fat and build muscle. I am a collegiate middle distance runner who naturally is “strong”. I’ve done lifting 2-3 days a week with 40-50 mile/ week runs. The lifting is designed for distance running...

mmclau05‎, 11-13-2018 09:21 AM
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Smile Can resistance bands lift and round the glutes?

Hi everyone! I usually hit the gym but at the moment, my schedule won’t allow me to do so. I wanna know if resistance bands alone can lift and fill in the hip dips around the booty?

itsparff‎, 10-26-2018 05:54 PM
11-12-2018, 09:15 PM Go to last post
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Hamstring Weight Amounts

Do you have to use the same amount of weight for deadlifts as leg curls?

2Wyckd‎, 10-30-2018 02:33 PM
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Question Need guidance on an Appropriate Workout Program

New to forum - however I've been reading and researching a lot of info on the site and I appreciate all of the knowledge sharing. Here is some background on me: I'm a 65+ year old female looking for overall body, strength and stamina improvements. I do have some limitations that I respect but I...

bodywurkz‎, 10-29-2018 07:28 AM
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Laser for hair removal/Brazilian?

Ok, so I have a bit of an embarrassing question, I hope it’s within what’s acceptable. When I prepare for competition, I’m having issues with rash etc when I get my brazilian wax. First time, it was really bad, luckily I did it a week in advance, but still it wasn’t completely healed. Thereafter...

Noorka‎, 11-01-2018 09:14 AM
11-11-2018, 02:54 PM Go to last post
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Judges critics, rude or just meant as a guideline?

Did my 2nd Bikini competition recently and had a bad experience. Fact is, I was, or rather my suit was not accepted at my first show for being too tiny. I managed to borrow another so I was OK. The whole thing was just BS because other girls were wearing just as tiny suits!. At the "after party"...

karengoesbikini‎, 11-09-2018 04:09 PM
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Competing in 2019 and a few questions!

I'm competing for the first time in April 2019. I've thought about this for years, but wasn't ready (physically and psychologically). I've bought heels 5 years ago thinking I was going to compete one day... I'm just now ready to commit to it. Been lifting consistently for 8+ years, but I've been...

maeva27‎, 11-08-2018 07:25 AM
11-11-2018, 11:58 AM Go to last post
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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 01:31 AM
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Looking for cheap nutrition coaching

Are there any laides in here who do nutrition coaching cheap? A few years ago I paid determined4000 and lost weight, broke powerlifting records, and just all around loved his setup and program. He has sinced passed away, and while I have the program I originally used with him I don't have someone...

ccmarks‎, 11-10-2018 11:29 AM
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6 months in, not a lot of results. Help!

I am a woman in my early 30's, 5'4" and 138 lbs. I work seasonally in construction and had been putting in 7 hours of hard labor 5 days a week. I didn't want to lose momentum when the season ended, so I joined a gym and work out 1.5-2 hours a day, 3-4 days a week. I started at the gym six months...

isneaker‎, 10-18-2018 02:45 PM
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Smile Share your mini-story, encourage others!

So. I use to be VERY active here. Maybe some of you recognize me. Super long story short, I've been away for years and am kind of starting over on my fitness journey. I have so many friends and family members that feel it's 'too late' for them. I admit to have felt that way at points too. I'm going...

vandalgirl59‎, 11-08-2018 02:21 PM
11-09-2018, 07:54 AM Go to last post
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Lightbulb Would you share feedback where I can improve?

Hi all! I have recently completed my first fitness show! This was definitely something I have dreamed for years! I am in Germany and competing in a new country being the only Asian in my class was quite an experience! Saw so many great girls around. The thing is I'm in between bikini and fitness...

clim6‎, 10-25-2018 06:21 AM
11-09-2018, 07:33 AM Go to last post
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29 days to Miss District of Columbia USA

Hi everyone, This is my first Forum post! I'm 29 days out from the Miss DC USA pageant, which I've been training for since January. I've made progress lowering my body fat from 29.7% to 21.6% (I'm 5'4" and 120lbs), but I'd like to get down to 20% or just below that. The first three months of the...

samjoyfay‎, 11-08-2018 12:03 PM
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Have any women tried "The Buff Dudes: Journey for the Goblet of Gains" program?

Hi, I'm brand new to this site, forum, and programs. I'm looking to gain muscle definition while getting rid of some excess padding. When I completed my goals/profile, the website recommended this program first, with a 9.8 recommendation. I know it's described as "for everyone", but wanted to...

ATL1985‎, 11-04-2018 07:00 AM
11-07-2018, 07:33 AM Go to last post
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Unhappy Dizziness/Treadmill

Has anyone ever had this problem or know anything about it? If yes I would GREATLY appreciate some advice. I have been running on the treadmill for years. I run outside as well sometimes, but for convenience i run mostly on the t.m. at the gym. However, since this past fall I have been feeling...

Jules9991‎, 02-06-2008 01:19 PM
11-06-2018, 06:34 AM Go to last post
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Questions Regarding Tinea Versicolor

I have a question about tinea versicolor? I know it can be from over-sweating, lack of good air flow within your clothing; causing an overgrowth of yeast, which I'm told around 90% of the population has. Interesting to say the least. I've also read this is a common thing to occur with people that...

sledgurl07‎, 11-02-2018 09:51 PM
11-05-2018, 10:45 PM Go to last post
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dr. bernstein diet

While on holidays this Xmas season, I heard about a diet program thats been around for awhile called Dr. Bernstein. As far as I know it's based in Canada and is only available in Canada. This program has offices that you go to 3x per week which has registered nurses and doctors. They take your...

amythest‎, 12-29-2005 08:29 AM
11-01-2018, 07:38 PM Go to last post
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Unhappy Hopeless with my problem area

- I'm 23, female, 5'6", 110lbs. I exercise 4/5 times a week. I alternate between different boutique fitness classes like TRX, Reformer Pilates, Boxing, Versa Climber, and the occasional Barry's Bootcamp. I also run twice a week ~10-12 km. - Body fat 14% - I never skipped a meal in my life. I...

matchaberry‎, 11-01-2018 12:06 PM
11-01-2018, 01:18 PM Go to last post
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Skinny body Big Butt (fat not muscle)

Hello all, Im in major need of direction! Im 39 and have always been unhappy with my butt. I am 5ft4 and always sat between 115 to 124lb. Thin arms, thin legs, flat abs without trying (until popping out 2 kids) and massive butt. Which could be a good thing, except its not. There is so much of...

wwoo‎, 10-29-2018 07:57 AM
10-31-2018, 08:28 AM Go to last post
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