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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: 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 to lose upper body muscle fast?

Hi, guys! I've become a little bit more obsessed with the gym the past two years than expected and combining this with my natural athletic figure I gained too much muscle on my upper body than I wanted to. The thing is I still love lifting weights but I really want to lose shoulder and arm...

anawells‎, Today 12:35 AM
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Stevia with coffee

Hi all, Just wanted some advice on drinking coffee with Stevia. Does anyone use stevia in there drinks or food? as i have done my research and some are saying it is fine to use and others saying not to use. Thanks x

harps85‎, 03-17-2014 06:09 AM
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New female weightlifter lower back pain

Hi, I recently started weightlifting and am on the AllPro program now. Since I own some equipment and work out at home my wife got interested in weightlifting after watching me and got even more motivated after reading about the benefits of bodybuilding for women. Since the AllPro program is...

themre‎, 09-20-2019 02:41 AM
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I can only do about 10-15 with 7kg bicep curls, should I be worried? Beginner here

Not even 3 sets. Usually get super tired after doing 2 sets. And my body is also telling me I overtrain. Am I really in this bad shape? Anyone got any help understanding only thing from internet I found was talk about big bodybuilders not beginner stuff who joke about 7kg being small weights and...

BiggestSlut99‎, 07-17-2019 05:14 AM
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Waxing or shaving?

As some of you probably know by now, Im preparing for my first Bikini Competition. I realize I have to do some serious hair removal, preferable all body I guess?! At least thats what my spray tan provider tells me. Ive never waxed before, so are there certain things I need to be aware of? Im...

Sillky‎, 02-04-2017 02:22 PM
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Waist training/corset training, yay or nah? Anyone tried it?

So I bought a waist trainer about two weeks ago. I tried it on and immediately realized it was too big. So now I have to return it and get a smaller size. But I've been thinking about just returning and getting my money back. It was $140. I really want that perfect hourglass body though. I'm...

fitnesslover95‎, 12-27-2014 12:14 AM
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Question Advice on nutrition?

Hi ladies, New here! Quick bit of advice - I've been lifting for many years but since the start of this year I've been doing Powerlifting (just recreationally) and I'm loving it. I'm the strongest I've ever been. In the past many years ago I had issues with food restriction/binge episodes/too...

Nymeria24‎, 09-21-2019 12:02 AM
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Romantic relationship with female bodybuilder

Goodmorning everyone. My name is Pietro and I am 29 years old. After all, it's not exactly where to start to illustrate the complete picture. For just over a year I have been engaged to a woman from Reims, France, who practices bodybuilding at the highest levels. Almost 4 months ago she moved to...

Petro180‎, 09-18-2019 09:16 AM
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is this workout safefor twice a week

I've heard so much that deadlifts shouldn't be done with squats, not twice in a week.etc, so I am wondering if this workout looks safe for twice a week or how would you modify it. Thanks so much Andrea

mamaherrera‎, 09-13-2019 01:58 PM
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weird... Fat tingling?

Any one else ever feel fat tingling on or off? For instance, When i know i've slacked and ate bad for 4 days, When i just relax, i feel sort of itchy tingling.. and i think it's me putting on a little layer of fat. Or if i start taking and ECA stack, and i'm really eating clean, and training right,...

squat_princess‎, 12-15-2005 10:42 PM
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hamstring injury

I've got a major trigger point or pulled hamstring in the upper insertion to the glute. Don't ask me what caused it cuz I don't know. Is there any way I can do leg day or modify or should I just do cardio?? I wish I could do some quads at least, but I'm not sure which quad exercises would not...

mamaherrera‎, 09-13-2019 01:54 PM
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Wink I became roo bulky. How can I reverse the process and lose muscle weight?

I love weight lifting but don't want the bulk.

Cleverwat‎, 09-06-2019 06:05 AM
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Enough Is Enough

For many years, I've struggled with my health and appearance. In 2016, I managed to lose 60lbs (I was on leave for a few months). I was working out sometimes twice a day; mixing strength training, yoga and kickboxing. Upon my return to work in 2017, old habits kicked in and I pretty much gained...

tytilghman‎, 09-12-2019 07:59 PM
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Question When to cardio?

So I'm realizing I need to get more of a sweat and get better at cardio again. However, I'm not sure how... There are so many studies saying one thing then another (as always) and time restraints and such that I am not sure what is actually best for me. So I figured I'd ask the rest of you fine...

JustSaiyan88‎, 09-01-2019 05:57 PM
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Numbness and tingling from knee to upper quad - help please!!

Hello, this is my first post (and problem!) so bare with me :) Was doing glute bridges 2 days ago (30kg so not heavy), balancing the bar on my hips. I had to roll the bar over my legs to get it to my hips as the plates weren't big either side. At some point doing this, my whole left leg...

creatinelife123‎, 05-25-2014 04:55 AM
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New to gym

Hey there. So my wife asked me to get back to shape (after insist that I quit the gym). She want us to go together now, she want to get in shape and lose some fat + get lean, right now height 5.5” and 216 lbs. (3 years ago she went to gym and lost 44 lbs over 6 month). she work as a prison...

Doronxld7‎, 09-10-2019 09:07 AM
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Losing my trainer end of the month, worried about stalling

Aloha! This is my first post. I am 38 and just started getting fit. I never had to work out to stay thin - when I was younger - and found it tedious, so I have 0 experience in athleticism or fitness in general. Well, after two babies and a serious tank in my metabolism after 32, I found myself...

ChelleBelle808‎, 09-03-2019 06:42 PM
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Are my arms big from fat or lifting?

I feel like the title says it all. I think my arms are too big and I want them to look like a ballerina's. BUT i'm worried that if I start just using youtube ballerina arm videos i'm going to lose any tone that I have from lifting weights. I've attached pictures of my arms - please let me know if...

FurtureSHEHULK‎, 08-17-2019 10:15 AM
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Red face Need cardio for mental wellbeing, but want gains too

Hi Ladies I'm new here, please be gentle... I have a pretty specific scenario going on here. I have about one stone of fat left to lose, but can't shake it. So I'm going to try build more muscle instead, as advised by my PT. However, I can't give up my cardio as I suffer from depression / low...

silkbb‎, 09-03-2019 07:38 AM
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Unhappy Advice - Calves

Hi all, totally new here. I just really need a little bit of advice. So, I'm 5'5 and 132lb. Two years back, I was 175lb. I didn't lose it in the healthiest way at all. Anyway, my calves are huge. The rest of my body is fine, my waist is tiny, my stomach is pretty flat aside from a tiny bit of...

SeaChello‎, 08-30-2019 02:52 AM
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Talking Brand New Here!!! Looking for like minded friends!

Hello Everyone! I am so excited to find out that BodyBuilding.com has a forum! I never knew it existed, but heard about it via a youtube video! I am located in east county San Diego and looking to find like minded friends in the area. A little history about myself: I'm currently 37, I've...

WMRanch‎, 08-29-2019 10:30 AM
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Question Burning Lower back fat on muscles?

Hey! I’m 18 years old 5’8”, 112 lbs and am in very good shape. I used to do low carb, and work out twice a day every day as of the beginning 2019 but now I do once a day every other day. I’ve built muscle on my lower back oblique area and I guess the muscle is making the little fat I have there...

itsarypie‎, 08-17-2019 04:48 AM
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Sports bra help

Hey ladies, I'm just wondering how to choose the right size sports bra? I went and bought one yesterday from the Victoria's Secret workout line as they seemed very durable. However, I am usually a 34D, and the associate told me to go with a 32 DD instead, saying the 34D was a little bit too big...

tommygun2‎, 02-01-2016 05:45 PM
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Newbie looking for help/advice

Hello! I just joined the forum...I guess I am looking for some direction, some advice, some help. I have been a bit overweight for the past 6 years or so. After losing a significant amount of weight through unhealthy means and gaining it all back again, I have really struggled to get that...

AnimaliaMatrem‎, 08-25-2019 10:48 AM
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Smile Need building advice

I’m a 49 year old female who lifts weights 4 to 5 times a week. I have good tone but want to be a little bigger, muscle wise. I don’t use supplements (other than whey protein), don’t have a trainer, and can’t lift super heavy due to injuries that didn’t heal properly. My diet is pretty good and I’m...

blackbeltx2‎, 08-25-2019 07:42 AM
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