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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 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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Calorie Deficit

Hey, I am 6'2 and currently 182 pounds and 19 percent body fat. I know my average maintenance cals, and know I should eat around 250-500 cals less then that to loose weight. I have started to freak out, and eat prob around 800-1200 cals a day. I am losing weight, but the scale says my body fat...

BenPossible‎, 07-31-2020 08:13 PM
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27 with a hard beer belly. Need help losing!

Hello everyone so a bit about my past, used to be skinny, extremely skinny from 16-18, took some extra supplementation and got to 210 lbs 6% bodyfat by 21-22 yrs old. fast forward, now at 27 I am about 200 lbs probably 15%+ bodyfat. quit bodybuilding around 23 after i hurt my back, was drinking and...

uglybruh‎, Today 07:29 AM
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Almost at my goal but need help

Hey guys, my name is Austin out of Smyrna, TN. I'm getting ready to join the US Army but I was told my BMI is too high. About 2 weeks ago I weighed in at 231.6 pounds with a BMI of 30%. I have recently dropped 9 pounds weighing 221.4 pounds with a BMI of 27%. The recruiter says i need to be at 24%...

Workout4Lyfe19‎, Today 03:59 AM
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What do you think my body fat is?

180 lbs, 6'2 Pics attached

BenPossible‎, Yesterday 08:00 AM
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July/August/September - 90 day weight loss thread

This one will be dedicated to John Cyr and his inspirational weight loss and to healing. I stole what he wrote for May/June weight loss thread. Hey Everyone!! Figured i'd make a thread so that everyone remains motivated and committed during confinement measures. I know for sure how it isn't easy...

LeaninBack916‎, 06-30-2020 01:58 PM
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Ephedra?

Hello everyone. New to forum, so forgive me if I'm asking a question that is "forbidden". I'm currently in the process of cutting a lot of weight. I'm 38 years old, 5'11", and 317 pounds. Down from 337 in a few months but I'm looking for a bit of assistance with burning this fat. Does anyone have...

1assassin‎, Yesterday 06:35 AM
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Can’t seem to lose anything

Hello everyone, I’m new here first post. I’ve come looking for whatever information you guys are willing to share. A little bit about me. I’m 26’ 5”11 and 238lbs I’ve recently met with an army recruiter because that’s where I see my future. The problem I’m having is losing weight in my waist and...

Styz‎, Yesterday 07:16 PM
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Weight Loss Plateau

Hey Guys! Just here looking for advice on a plateau I’ve reached. So a bit of backstory, last year I was to my highest of 407 lbs, to date I’m ranging 326-330. It’s been a year and I’ve lost 81 lbs, but I can’t seem to go beyond the 326. Within the last year, I’ve done the intermittent fasting...

Johnnyboy2110‎, Yesterday 05:25 AM
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Most effective AB exercise for belly fat???

What's the most effective AB exercise for getting rid of belly fat???

cisekm‎, 04-14-2011 08:23 PM
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Need a program / help

Uploaded my pics current sitting at 215lbs / 6'0 tall. Covid hit and wasnt able to hit any weights / gym. Was at around 200lbs before covid. I feel i have lost alot of strength since not being able to go to the gym. I work 10 hour shifts 6am - 4:30pm for two weeks then do a 4:00pm - 2:3:30 am shift...

Charged14‎, Yesterday 09:45 AM
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Exclamation How should Teenagers cut fat

How can teenagers cut fat safely? Majority of users on here recommend teenagers to not cut unless you are obese and to just lift and eat healthy. But how are we supposed to lose fat if we are not actively cutting calories since you have to be in a caloric deficit to lose weight. I am 6'4...

brutus0‎, 08-02-2020 02:21 PM
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Body for life (or any program) +Intermittent Fasting

Hi all, I don't post here much, but I do read all the posts. I am back on the body for life program again, and I have a question. I am trying to loose weight, and I find that the 20 minutes cardio workout just aren't enough it seems. I am riding my stationary bike and I consistently get my...

dmegyesi‎, 08-02-2020 12:48 PM
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Can I successfully workout with dumbbells alone?

Hey guys, Wondering if you all can help me with some advice. Covid has completely frigged everything up for me and my gym has closed until further notice. The closest gym to me is an absolute nightmare to try and use as you have to book via their app (that doesn't work) and you can't stick to...

Dmcc89‎, 08-02-2020 02:02 PM
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Help me give advise to my mum (weight loss @ 70)

Hi, How can I help my mum lose weight (she is 70 and very very overweight)? I already taught her about different foods / calories so she does her best to pick healthier foods, so her dinners for example are as one would consider healthy but then she eats not healthy stuff in the evening while...

xorovatz‎, 07-20-2020 04:59 AM
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Losing weight without counting calories?

Over the past 6 months I’ve “let myself go”, with lockdown, graduating university and personal circumstances, I’ve piled on the pounds. I haven’t weighed myself, and don’t plan to - however, I know I’ve gained weight because “mom jeans” which used t be baggy on me, now won’t go past my thighs. ...

danuutka‎, 08-02-2020 05:49 AM
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Scale lies?

I’ve been in a deficiency for 5 months. I’m pretty meticulous about weighing and logging my food. I’m a cyclist and did a 80 mile ride yesterday and now my scale is going up higher than regular fluctuations. ‍♀️ This is despite staying in my calories. However I did eat different carbs than...

Lindsaymarx13‎, 08-02-2020 09:28 PM
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Metabolic Adaptation & Muscle Gain

Say I started off my at my maintenance calories being 2100. I start cutting, doing strict IF & strength training, after 4 months my metabolism has adapted and my new maintenance is now at 1500. If I then eat 1700-1800 calories a day, with high protein & strength training, will I gain muscle...

FitnessSeeker8‎, 08-02-2020 03:24 PM
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Body Fat Percentage Conflicts

Smart scale says 36.7%. Was taped today and it says 28%? What do I go with since there is such a huge difference?

GrapeBegins‎, 08-02-2020 07:49 AM
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Weight Loss Challenge

Needing some advice. All my younger years i have tried to gain weight. Im 36 years old, 6' 193lbs. In the gym 3-4 times a week lifting and do cardio 1-2 times a week. Gym owner just gave me and two friends a challenge. Whoever loses the most weight gets 3 months free. You have to keep it off...

onelovedex‎, 07-31-2020 10:24 AM
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What to do about Chest/Arms?

Noob here again... Umm, my beginner workout isn't offering much for the arms and chest area? What can I do about this in a home gym limited to a set of dumbells? Alsoooo.... What is an alternative to burpees? It's just not working out for me in terms of ability my body isn't there yet. Lots I've...

GrapeBegins‎, 08-01-2020 10:31 AM
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How do I actually lose body fat?

I want to start dieting so that I can be at a healthier weight. Before I do so, I want to make sure I understand what I'm doing and why. Looking up answers to weight loss returns typically returns junk results: 106 tricks to lose weight, 6 secret fruits to lose weight, 16 ways to lose weight fast,...

yuvismahi2‎, 07-31-2020 10:43 PM
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Have been cutting for a month, should I carry on as I am or increase deficit?

I'm 5'11, 172lb, 37 years old, my overall goal is to build muscle but I'm trying to tackle a 40 inch belly first. I'm eating 2000 calories a day. I'm working out 5-6 days a week (including squats, deadlifts, bench press, bent over rows). I've been doing this for a month now and have been...

adam6798‎, 08-01-2020 03:08 AM
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Question Help with calorie deficit?

Hi everyone, I've gone back to training after month of not training properly. My aim is a calorie deficit of around 400-500 calories per day, but I'm not sure whether I'm eating just right or too many calories. I'm a 26 year old male, 5'10, 77kg, around 15% of body fat and I exercise at least 5...

FranRob‎, 07-31-2020 02:16 AM
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Unhappy Going back to the basics, could use help with current situation.

So I’ve been on different crash diets for years, and year over year I’ve actually lost weight and kept it down. I have roughly 40lbs left to lose (currently 234lbs @ 5’6” 33yo male) this time I would like to go back to a healthy ol and true way of doing it: caloric deficit. I go for 2 mile...

bachukanton‎, 07-31-2020 11:08 AM
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Cool Back At It Again

So here am I back on BB to get advice/info. First time I got on here years ago I was crying about my chest lmao I went on the longest crash and cut to 15% but, I was the grossest looking skinny fat I learned so much and soaked up so much information. Now I'm back at 20% but decently strong for...

BasedDean‎, 07-30-2020 11:29 AM
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