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Sticky Thread Sticky: What is My Body Fat Percentage? - Post Your Estimate Request Pictures Here - Vol III

This is the one and only place in this forum to post body fat estimate requests. Previous threads:Vol I,Vol II Calipers, Dexa, hydro-static weighting, all have error rates, and this thread is no different. If you think you are 13% BF and others think you are 15%, consider thanking them...

EjnarKolinkar‎, 03-03-2017 09:02 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Attention: Under 18s

The moderators here have a policy that we do not advise anyone under the age of 18 to restrict their calorie intake. So please do not ask for such advice here. This is because there is the possibility that you could stunt your growth or develop an unhealthy relationship with food. If you have...

SuffolkPunch‎, 11-20-2018 01:16 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: DON'T LOOK PAST the BASICS

From what I've been reading in this forum for the past several years---and it's getting worse, not better---most posters here are, for some reason, missing the basics of fat loss, and instead, are looking for some magic bullet, or worse, putting their faith in some TV or youtube guru, or some...

ironwill2008‎, 01-05-2015 08:31 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the 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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is it typical to be so hungry when cutting

I find when in a calorie deficit my hunger is so extreme that i cant sleep through the last 2 hours of a 24 hour cycle and am hungry 24/7 and am only at a 250 calorie deficit and have a Matinaince calorie intake of 3300. this is even true when i am as fat as a dexascan 15%.

kenneyj889‎, 04-09-2021 05:51 PM
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2021 April/May/June Weight loss thread

Was unsure if the original poster of the last two threads was going to create a new one but I need to carry on my journey regardless so if he does post I will remove this one. 12 weeks, anyone is free to join in.... starting on the 2nd of April post your current weight and your goal weight. 💪...

Beavertown‎, 03-27-2021 06:25 AM
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How much happier has weight loss made you?

I know this may sound dumb, but I always feel like when I lose all the weight and I am healthy, that I'll just be happier. I'm not sure how exactly but I just won't feel as bad. Like somehow the chemicals in my body will balance out so that I won't be as depressed, or things won't affect me as...

FragiLimbel‎, 04-02-2021 01:05 PM
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Localized fat loss - true or false?

Say a guy who already works out has excess belly weight but then he starts training abs for the first time, will that speed up fat loss in the abdominal region?

dusky99‎, Today 12:55 AM
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First post

Wanted to post and see what everyone thought, I’m totally new to everything so don’t be too harsh. 46 years old, 6’3” started out 279 and done 5 lbs the first month. Lift 2 days a week and cardio 3 days. Try to count macros on the Macros app (2400 calories). First month seems like a good change in...

creekrock‎, 04-09-2021 03:12 PM
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4 Months no gym due to lockdown, Do i bulk or cut? (with pics)

Hi its been 4 months now but gym is opening tomorrow, I still weight 90 kg what I weighed 4 months ago but I have obv lost muscle and gained fat. Do i clean bulk and look ugly and get muscle memory back Or do i cut and lose fat and will i get my muscle memory back at same time ?

Donnie786‎, Today 12:07 AM
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How much weight can I lose this year?

So been dieting for a few weeks now not really calorie counting but cutting out junk and fast food and only eating when I'm hungry and seems to be doing good for now. I'm currently at 318 pounds. I'd like a rough estimate of how much weight I could lose this remaining year if I eat at calorie...

RunFlyFree‎, 04-03-2021 12:10 PM
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Time for a change.

Hey guys. I’m a 19 year old college student looking to make a lifestyle change this summer. I live a very sedentary lifestyle and don’t eat the greatest. I’m currently 5’10 and 265lbs. Looking for some advice as to what macronutrients I should focus on when eating as well as maybe what I should...

brendan1008‎, 04-09-2021 03:35 PM
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Body Recomp Help

Hi everyone I'm a 19-year-old college soccer player who is 6'0 and weighs 180 pounds. I'm looking to undergo body recomp as I need to stay lean year-round but I am looking to add a bit of lean muscle while losing a slight bit of fat. I am a bit confused on what I should do in regards to calories. I...

mpdieb‎, 04-08-2021 03:14 PM
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I have a serious question about changing my physique

I haven't worked out in over 8 years. Due to going back to school and changing careers I had no time to lift and I started eating bad foods. Well anyways I'm 5'11 and I'am 260 pounds. I was 267 three weeks ago. I have a natural stocky build so I would like to finish off 12-14 months from now at...

JoeR4‎, 04-02-2021 09:42 PM
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How many times a week sprinting to lower body fat percentage?

I’m somewhere around 15% body fat and am looking to get down to 10% to hopefully reveal a six pack. The top two abs show pretty clearly, but there’s nothing for the last four. I’m pretty sure I’ve done enough to at least have a four pack, but it might just be genetics. If it’s not genetics, how...

ckaep12‎, 03-30-2021 07:28 PM
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Got my DEXA scan, need a sane approach to weight loss.

Got my DEXA scan and it is not pretty I am 5'7" and 290 lbs and my lean mass is only 139 pounds. DEXA scan says my RMR is 1701 calories a day. Would lifting heavy 4 days a week and eating roughly 1600 calories a day be reasonable for good weight loss ?

SOLARIS‎, 03-31-2021 01:46 PM
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Summer Shred Macros

I have been lifting rigorously for 6 years now, but never had a desire to become shredded until now. Im 5'9 174 and roughly 15% body fat. Im in the process of setting up my macros and feel like I'm doing a cut wrong. As of now they are 200 P 113 C and 30 F for a total of around 1,500 calories. my...

zachwisbey‎, 03-30-2021 04:15 PM
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Estimate my bodyfat %

Hey guys, So I've been cutting for a few weeks now and I was looking for an estimate on my body fat percentage. I'm not sure if I should keep cutting (it has been getting MUCH more difficult). I put some pictures and I was hoping to get other opinions. BTW my measurements are: Waist 29.5...

jvl8124‎, 04-07-2021 07:32 AM
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Cutting while inactive?

Hey guys, I have recently had surgery and will be inactive for around 2 months. Before this I was going through a cutting phase and I’m wondering is that sensible to continue while I’m out of the gym or should I eat at maintenance until I can return?

ipoody‎, 04-07-2021 06:12 AM
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Lifting weights helping weight loss more than cardio.

Lately I've been trying to lose weight, only slightly overweight. I've been eating clean and doing lots of walking and weight was going down very slightly. Lately though ive been doing weight training, even just 20 mins a day and Ive seen a big increase in weight loss rate plus feeling a lot better...

CianO97‎, 04-05-2021 03:35 PM
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Do I lift as much when cutting?

I’ve been searching the internet and haven’t found much help on this topic. When I am cutting do I want to try and lift just as much or should I aim for a lower weight and higher reps?

JustinSmith52‎, 04-03-2021 01:00 AM
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Cool Maybe it's Time?

First off- thanks everyone for the on point advice to get my head straight around how to get going on my journey. I couldn't have gotten through the mind-blocks without you. And they were many. Where I was, December 15th- 5 foot 5, 153.7 pounds, 25-30% bodyfat range. Coming off a major injury,...

brianadelstein‎, 04-06-2021 04:41 AM
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What am I doing wrong with cutting

Hi all. So I’m currently around 22% body fat and am 5’6 and weigh 142lbs. I lift heavy and minimal cardio. I’m trying to lose weight/cut. But I’m trying to lose more fat. I’ve been doing this September and have dropped 47lbs. I’m trying to get some of the last fat off to start a good bulk. I’d like...

xplexity‎, 04-04-2021 12:55 PM
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Can anyone recommend a good, simple, cheap fitness tracker?

Cheap, as in under $50. I don’t need ANY of the dozen-plus irrelevant 'bells and whistles' that come with some models. All I want is something that will keep a running record of my heart rate for the duration of my workout, and then use whatever information I have to program into it (my height,...

SeeksIdealWt‎, 04-05-2021 09:23 PM
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Cool 2021 January/February/March weight loss thread

Hello all, Merry Christmas and happy new year to everyone! :) Welcome to the January-March 2021 weight loss challenge. Everybody is free and welcome to join. Post your starting weight and goal weight on this thread and work hard towards your goal. I will post my starting weight after my diet...

JSim83‎, 12-23-2020 12:02 AM
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Losing muscle while cutting,is it a myth?

when you're bulking and gaining fat,the fat 'sits' right on top of the muscles which makes the muscles look bigger than they are and also the muscles are hidden underneath the fat so you can't clearly see them,so how exactly do people know that they are losing muscle while cutting?how do we know...

kflps‎, 04-03-2021 05:40 PM
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Question Yamamoto Ai-BURN HARDCORE

Hello guys, Does anyone have any experience with Yamamoto Ai-BURN HARDCORE supplement? I just bought it, does anyone maybe know how to use it? How many capsules daily and when? Thank you

Dariokamen‎, 04-04-2021 12:58 PM
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Losing weight but how do you reduce body fat %?

I'm loving the inspiration of LoseIt - thank you, I've learned a lot so far. My question to those who have lost weight is whether your body fat drops at the same time, or if you had to do something extra to reduce it (i.e. weights?) I've been counting calories via WW since beginning of the year,...

kisangoli78‎, 03-31-2021 09:23 AM
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Hi after gyms open do I shread or bulk?

Hi so basically I’m 90 kg 6ft height age 27 I been going gym for few years. I haven’t been training for 4 months due to lockdown and gym closure. So I’ve got a lot of fat now. And obv lost abit of muscle . My plan was on April 12th when the gyms open to train 2 weeks bulking to gain muscle memory...

Donnie786‎, 04-03-2021 04:20 AM
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