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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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Exclamation Loosing a bit of fat,cardio or weights will do?

Hello guys,need your help!I am 6ft tall 58kg. Eating protein carb diet. Training with heavy weights 5 times a week. Deadlift (80kg),hip thrust (80kg),lunges,squats..etc Been training for almost 2 months now,my upper body its perfect,my back trained ,got biceps,happy with the way it is..abs...

zavinga‎, Today 03:41 PM
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Unhappy Weighted squats and losing size???

I tried doing squats before to get a bigger butt and it didn't work. So I started doing weighted squats and my butt went up an inch for a few days,after I started doing it again i lost 2.5 inches on my hips. I tried upping the amount of calories I eat in a day and that didn't work either,what am I...

pretypatiesrulz‎, Today 10:35 AM
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Question More barbell only programs?

Hey ladies! I'm coming to the last few weeks of the 5x5 program and I'm looking for another one to start after this is over. I have loved just focusing on the main lifts in this (squats, deadlifts, OHP, bench press and rows) and my strength has increased significantly and is still going...

Spartess‎, 09-19-2017 07:45 AM
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most water weight gained?

hey just curious as to how much water weight ppl gain when they have a blow out?? i can gain up to 2kg of water weight if i blow out for a few days....is this normal?? just wondering wat happens to others when they r tryin to lose weight then blow out! xox STephy

Steph2387‎, 04-18-2010 01:30 AM
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Estrogen/Birth Control Pills/Weight Loss Hell!

Hi Ladies, I don't usually post in here (obviously) but the other night I had a discussion with my brother and his wife about nutrition, etc, and working out, and something was said that made me think twice about a couple things I've taken as "gospel" with weight loss. I was saying to them...

samcanadian‎, 02-10-2011 08:28 AM
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Ideal time to bulk

Hi, I'm really new to the bodybuilding world, but about 2-1/2 months ago, I started lifting. During that time I was in a cut. At the beginning I weighed 135 lbs and now I'm down to 128 llbs. My goal is 120 so my original plan was to cut for 2 more months. My body fat is roughly 21% (that's based...

Ceilleaux‎, Yesterday 06:38 AM
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Beginners Routine

I am looking for some advice on a beginners routine for my girlfriend. She wants to lose weight primarily and has decided she wants to add in 2x per week weight sessions, but with the option to add a bit more if required. Im thinking upper A, lower A, upper B, lower B in rotation to keep a bit of...

woody1983uk‎, Today 05:49 AM
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Smile First figure comp: looking for best coach and tips to begin and win

Hi! I'm planning to spend the next year preparing for an NPC figure comp, and I'm training to win. I want to make it to nationals, and I have a year to do it. I am well-versed in training and proper dieting, but not in planning, prepping, and posing for a show. (1) do you have tips about...

Megatron0313‎, Yesterday 06:05 PM
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Unhappy Need advice. 1200 cal & getting fatter.

Hi, so I’m 23 and I started lifting just under 6 months ago now and am starting to become a little discouraged. In January before I started lifting I weighed a very tiny 85lbs (due to hyperthyroidism that stripped me of all my muscle.. literally!) and since then I’ve leaped upwards to where I sit...

Mandi194‎, 09-13-2017 05:00 AM
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need al lsorts of help

hi everyone. ive wanted to start bodybuilding for yrs literally! im 43 now lol im shy so wont workout outside or in a gym. i live on a narrowboat so hardly any space. so any ideas on which exercises i could do in a very small space..? im terrible at sticking to anything aswell, so any help on that...

squidgy69‎, 09-21-2017 07:19 AM
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Opinions on my training program (improvements?)

20 y/old female, 163cm, 57kg. Hey guys, I was just looking at my training program and I started to wonder if it is any good at all? I mean yeah, it is good I guess, but I got kinda bored of it and I also don't think I got any dramatic results from it in the last 6 months or so. I am...

Zoya04‎, 09-21-2017 01:36 PM
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Too much gain from weightlifting

I went up 3 pant sizes. I got down to a very low body fat. My boobs shrunk and got saggy. Now I am turned off completely from lifting. I have stopped. I am not getting slim enough/losing the muscle fast enough. Any tips on that? How can I get tight muscles instead of bulking? I heard about lower...

sweetandsimple‎, 09-08-2017 05:25 PM
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Unhappy I'm So Bored at the Gym!

I'm in a rut. I get so bored at the gym. I don't have workout partners anymore and I'm really tired of my music. For some reason I'm just not into the actual workout like I used to be. And my gym is kind of crappy but I'm a student so the more expensive good gym isn't an option. I get out and hike...

MissJuly‎, 07-11-2010 11:32 PM
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Bootybuilding Help!

Hey everyone! I've been going to the gym since about 4/5 months ago or so, I've got leaner etc etc the problem is Im not able to grow Glutes evenly! I've been able to grow the upper part right by your lower back, but the under booty is not growing enough, I do squats w weights in the smith machine...

dalisorellana‎, 09-19-2017 03:08 PM
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Laser hair removal

I'm considering laser hair removal and would appreciate if someone could share their experiences. Away from the cost, are there any downsides? How many treatments did you need? Thx :)

BikiniNPC‎, 09-12-2017 11:59 PM
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Smile New to Lifting - need advice and encouragement

Hi everyone, I'm just looking for a bit of advice from you lovely ladies. I started lifting weights and doing cardio 6 months ago. My available days for working out are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Friday. Because of this I'm doing an upper/lower split rather than full body 3 x per week. I do...

PixieChick1‎, 09-17-2017 05:05 PM
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Lack of sleep-losing definition vascularity and belly fat gain ?

Hi there, I am very frustrated and was hoping someone out there might be able to shed some light on my issue. I have gained 2 kg in the last 3 weeks despite my training and diet staying the same. I eat a really clean diet, low carb high protein and moderate fats. I do 35-40 min cardio in the...

haeloo‎, 09-15-2017 04:21 PM
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C-sections mommas

I've had 4 C-sections and am having a hard time getting rid of some belly fat. I'm back at my pre-pregnancy weight, but my tummy is not what it used to be. My typical workout that I do 5 days a week is 40-45 minutes running, 15-20 minutes on the elliptical, 60 bicep curls, 1 minute planking on my...

soccerstarmom‎, 09-20-2017 04:44 AM
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Strength Training Tips?

Strength building tips? I'm looking to train for a career in construction/manual labor and I have 6 months to physically prepare. I have no interest in definition or bulk I'm just looking to be as strong and as stable as possible to prevent injuries on the job (and keep up with the boys). What can...

NotBuffMom21‎, 09-20-2017 12:27 PM
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Unhappy (Reverse dieting) How long until my weight stabilizes?

So I had been eating severely under maintenance for around 8 months (personal issues, bad relationship with food) and have been slowly adding calories back since September 3. After adding only around 200-300 calories, my weight has already jumped up 4 lbs since; 2 of which have been just this week....

hoeforprs‎, 09-19-2017 06:47 PM
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Unhappy Please help me! My dilemma

Hi. In May 2016 I started lifting in the gym. Before this, I was skinnyfat. I had a good progress from May to about December. I went from lifting 110 lbs to 220 lbs deadlift, as an example. So I gained hella strength, which was nice. What was not so nice however, was all the fat i gained! I just...

Boootybuilder‎, 09-17-2017 12:18 AM
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Unhappy Booty gains help

Hey I need help with what excercises to do to make my body shape more appealing/curvy/hourglass. I do kickbacks (20lbs ankle weight on each ankle) and clamshells and fire hydrants and leg raises, all with weights. It doesn't seem like my booty wants to fill out in a nice curvy proportionate way....

anonymous818‎, 09-18-2017 12:17 PM
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Rounding lower back when sitting.

Hello!:) As the pictures show my lower back easily gets rounded if i sit down or bend over... Could this be a sign of a hernieted or slipped disk? If not, is there any streatches i can perform to improve my rounding back?

welpme‎, 09-10-2017 02:15 PM
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Talking Realistic goal weight: 5'5 and bulking?

So I made a post a few weeks ago and, good news (lol), I'm still bulking. I'm gaining around 0.25 pound a week at the moment. More or less. My weight is usually around 120 pounds. I told my BF I wanted to get to 130 pounds before even thinking about cutting but he thinks it may not be enough. If...

maeva27‎, 09-17-2017 04:48 PM
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Will building more muscle help?

Hi! I am just finishing up yet another a cut which will take me into my third bulk (currently 5’7”, 130lbs). Overall, I have a decent muscle base and I've definitely made progress where I want and I look and feel great. However, each time my stubborn fat areas (for me, mainly under the glutes)...

sardelsa‎, 09-18-2017 05:53 AM
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