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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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How lean does one have to be for Bikini?

How long does it usually take for a prep and how do you know if you are lean enough to begin prepping? Is there an ideal starting point? I'm not sure how many weeks I would have to cut IF I were to do one (There are plans brewing), but I have pictures that I could send through messages if anybody...

NaomiLiveLift‎, 06-14-2017 03:23 PM
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Introduction - and advice needed

Hello, I'm wondering if I'm going the right way about my time in the gym. I'm a 26 year old female - tiny - at 4'11" and about 87lb/40kg. I've lost quite a bit of weight in the last year (moved to a new country and can't be bothered with the food..). Well, I'm really trying to gain weight now -...

JasmineLemonade‎, Today 07:42 AM
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Unhappy Can a Woman Increase Testosterone by Lifting Heavy?

Hey gang - I've been lifting heavy for about a year now and I'm wondering if by chance I'm naturally increasing my testosterone to the point of causing noticeable side effects. I ask because I've noticed some changes in my body that, if I were a man (or more accurately, a pubescent teen boy),...

elementalvirago‎, 06-07-2010 04:13 PM
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Newcomer

I wondered if there was anyone out there who is looking for a guinea pig to online train up to bodybuilding status? Thanks

emkiv‎, Yesterday 12:13 PM
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Smile Low fat or Low carb diet inquiry

As I get older and older, I feel like I have to watch out more for the type of macro I put in my body. I feel bloated when I eat a lot of carbs and feel more toned when I eat a lot of fat and little carbs. Other than the fluctuation of water weight, I am curious as to whether having a diet rich in...

BigMartha‎, 06-25-2017 09:06 PM
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Question Has wisdom teeth pain ever caused anybody else trouble?

First, I just want to mention that I hate the Dentist. I hate feeling the drilling, someone's hands or fingers in my mouth or the tools, I just freaking hate it. My wisdom teeth started bugging me around 2014, but it was off and on. It wasn't until April 2015 that it got so awful I went to get them...

AnHadley87‎, Yesterday 08:23 AM
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5 lbs that just won't come off?

I'm a highly active 23-year-old female, pretty health-conscious. Back in May I put on about 5 lbs celebrating graduation, partying, and taking a short break from the gym--with the intention of losing it afterwards. However, for the past month and a half I've been increasingly amping up my workouts...

SkittyCat‎, Yesterday 09:13 AM
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Exclamation Need help with my mums meal plan

Hey guys, I'm trying to build my mum a meal plan for losing weight, before building some muscle, however I have only very basic knowledge of the nutrition side of things. If someone could please look over what I have so far then give me some help from there. Her stats: Weight - 157lbs Height -...

KlausSalvatore‎, 06-26-2017 02:35 PM
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Skinny fat - 8 weeks to fix it?

Ok - so I think I'm pretty textbook skinny fat. Im probably at my smallest size - around 58kg (5ft8) and fitting into all my smallest skinny clothes. Everyone says I look great (with my clothes on) but I know that my thighs are really wobbly and my tummy is disgustingly soft (it literally hangs...

Ladyanna89‎, 06-18-2017 05:38 AM
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How will I know?

How will I know if I'm doing this right? The goal: lose fat Secondary goal: maintain/ build muscle The obstacles: 1. Breastfeeding currently 6wk old 2. Hypothyroid currently taking levothyroxine 3. Single mom that works overnight so sleep is in short supply 4. Morbidly obese

kademrulz‎, 06-23-2017 12:34 PM
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Can you estimate my body fat through these pictures?

Can you be honest, please and thank you. i'm currently weight training and eating at a caloric deficit (1,500cal) daily. i've lost 11lb since may 2nd i'm 5'2, 119lb currently.

basicdrea‎, 06-23-2017 05:20 PM
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Do you even lift?

Just curious on average how long were you lifting before you actually looked like it I know it takes lots of time especially for woman to build muscle, I've been lifting for 1 1/2 years but didn't really know what I was doing till the past 6 months. I don't think anyone would know I've ever...

gcarey3678‎, 06-23-2017 03:04 PM
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Brand new - what to do!?

So I've recently gotten over an illness that controlled my life for the past 5 years. I was on insulin, and restricted diets and went through multiple treatments. It was awful, but I am finally off maintence and cleared to go back to normal life! With one big problem - I gained 80 pounds while I...

chatcake‎, 06-25-2017 03:53 PM
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Red face Legging & Shorts Suggestions

Hey everyone, I'm in dire need of suggestions for good brands of workout leggings and shorts. Preferably high waisted that won't roll, and definitely squat proof (ones that won't become see through). I'm on the bigger side right now (size 10 - 12 / xl). Everything I try is too tight, not...

cakennedy91‎, 06-09-2017 10:06 PM
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Question Advice needed please?

Hi, I'm Amy and have just joined this site, looking for a bit of help/advice. I am 5ft 7in and weigh 160 pounds, at the start of this year I weighed 180. I lost this through dieting and mostly cardio at the gym. A couple of months ago I hired a personal trainer and I see her 3 x a week, I do 2-3...

ar9805‎, 06-15-2017 04:38 PM
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Hip dips

Hi guys. I think I'm having an issue with building my gluteus Minimus... I've always had hip dips but the were never very noticeable until I actually started building muscle.. I use the hip abductor machine and it is definitely working on my gluteus Medius but not the minimus... I have no idea...

Jarrington4060‎, 06-23-2017 10:54 AM
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Talking Getting back in it after breast implants!!

I am 5'8'' 160lbs currently. My comfortable (and confident) weight is around 140lbs. I went from a 34A now a 36C (currently wishing I would have went larger, but i am very happy with my bust now :) ) One implant was 480CC, and one was 450CC due to one side of my ribcage being caved in from being...

jaidegehringxo‎, 06-17-2017 02:28 PM
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Losing weight while gaining muscle? Am I doing this wrong?

Hi, I have been going to the gym for around 17 weeks now. I go from 2-3 times a week and I lift weights. I generally do deadlift, squat, bench, pull ups, dips, overhead press, as well as use some machines like leg press, hamstring curl, rows, cable flys... etc. I do a little cardio as well, jogging...

chwoey‎, 06-23-2017 06:46 AM
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Question Back Strengthening for Busty Women

I am naturally well-endowed up top, and I experience pain in my upper back around that time of the month. I am a very small person, so I think my chest is just heavy for my frame. Add that additional water weight, and you have a recipe for disaster! I have been properly sized and wear...

meath017‎, 06-21-2017 11:32 PM
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Introduction.....and some advice please?

Hi everyone! I've been lurking a few weeks and thought it was time to finally join. I've learned so much from all of you already! I need some help deciding the next leg of my journey. I've been working with a personal trainer for about nine months and during that time discovered that I LOVE...

Glopop11‎, 06-22-2017 01:40 PM
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7 weeks cutting

how long do you females usually cut for? i know it depends on your goals but im curious I'm currently at 5'1.8, 119lb, 21% bf before my cut i was 130lb, 22% bf I've lost weight and all and the bf came down which is great but I still don't see much ab definition.. do you recommend I just...

basicdrea‎, 06-19-2017 09:14 AM
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Loose stomach skin

I have a question about loose skin around my stomach. It has been a year since I gave birth to my second child and I am pretty much back to my pre baby weight but this time around I have some loose skin around my stomach. As another poster described it perfectly....its a weird pouch of skin...

MrsDisaster‎, 06-18-2017 07:58 PM
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Push up tips?

I suck at push ups! Even doing them on my knees is still hard despite practice. Any tips for getting better at them/increasing number?

melonaid‎, 06-16-2017 10:55 AM
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Question Choosing a bikini competition suit

Hi Ladies, I'm currently prepping for my first bikini competition (15 weeks out) and was wondering if you could give me some advice on a bikini posing suit (colour, shape, brand etc) I have originally wanted to go with a turquoise/mint colour but after reading a few articles about how easy it...

jennyredcherry‎, 04-07-2015 04:21 AM
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Awkward question. How NOT to have a "coregasm"?

Hello! I'm sort of new on these boards, so I hope it's OK that I'm asking a few questions just to get used to things. Also, I feel way too awkward in real life to ask my coaches about this one. Basically, whenever I do v-ups or toes-to-bar I have to stop after a couple of reps because of the...

shesprints‎, 05-25-2013 09:53 AM
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