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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 10:02 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 02:16 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 09:31 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 09:12 AM
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Basic advice appreciated

So, I've had a few health issues that I've decided to fix naturally with diet. (Let food be thy medicine) I'm also overweight, so dietary changes are a necessity in any case. I'm 152 pounds and 5'1. I assume my bf% to be rather high. I've cleaned up my diet remarkably. I've given myself time to...

gamandy‎, Today 12:25 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 01:02 AM
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getting body right

I'm 22 years old weight 230-235 and I'm looking to lose weight why gaining muscle. I workout everyday and do some cardio by running on the treadmill or playing racquet ball. What can I do to lose some belly fat and love handles. I'm sick of my side hurting from stretch marks when I'm not even...

THEKING460‎, Yesterday 02:51 PM
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Is seven months enough to be happy with my physique?

Hi everyone, this is my first post. I´m in a dilema. First of all I´m 30 years old and I feel like I will waste my "late youth" if I don´t put measures to my lifestyle right now. I feel like I am 50 years old. I haven´t done sports for like 5 years and I eat fast food all day everyday. And I...

curcs11‎, Today 07:55 AM
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Is it possible to lose fat while maintaining weight?

I wanted to lose fat but I also thinking of keeping my weight (it’s 90kg/198 pounds ) and what I don’t understNd for example certain people on YouTube keep telling others to eat 6000 calories a day but how come they maintain their abs?? Visible?? I’m 90kg and I was thinking can I train my abs until...

serviljohnpadiz‎, 02-23-2021 11:08 AM
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doing workouts everyday but abs not toning??

I'm wanting to tone my body more by ultimately loosing a bit of body fat in order to see my abs more. I'm a very fit person already and workout in some form everyday. I'm a bit stuck on what workouts to do as I've been doing my workouts for 3 months now and have seen no difference. I'm looking into...

userAJSOWQOMJ4Q‎, 02-23-2021 09:48 AM
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Need clarification about BMR and TDEE

Hello, I am 42 year old male, 170 lbs and 5' 9". When I go to most BMR calculators on the web ( for eg. https://dailyburn.com/life/health/how-to-calculate-bmr/ ) I enter my activity level and usually I enter exercise 5 times a week. Based upon my activity level it gives me a TDEE of 2575...

Salil‎, Yesterday 11:29 PM
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I can't lose weight when I eat carbs

Hi guys, I have a tough time losing weight when I eat carbs. I've been following a 40c/40p/20f diet for the last 2 months but I haven't lost 1 pound! I had a blood test recently and my doctor said I was not insulin resistant. When I did keto (carnivore) I lost 54 pounds in 16 weeks. Has...

northwestmuscle‎, 02-24-2021 06:06 PM
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Physique review and training program help?

Body stats: 5'8 162 lbs Lifts- Squat:275 Deadlift:345 Bench: 250 I'm currently eating about 2500 calories a day and have gone from 155 to 162 lbs in 2 months. I haven't seen much improvement in terms of physique or strength in that time. I am always torn between either lean bulking or...

kals56‎, Yesterday 02:22 PM
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Exclamation Not happy with how I look, 19F

Im 19. 158cm tall. 46.5kg. I use to be obsessed with the gym but this recent year been drinking a lot. Now im trying to get back in track. My body looks like nthg right now, kinda skinny fat id say. Here are some pics: ibb.co/NWmfNz8 ibb.co/qWyMSd7 ibb.co/jvs2KDs Any tips?

content1234‎, 02-25-2021 02:00 PM
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Smile Gaining strength but not size

Hello, I am working out 5x a week and not been able to gain size. I have been working out and gaining strength, lifting heavier than before but not seeing physical difference. Any reason why ??

ksha98‎, Yesterday 11:26 AM
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How much calories are you burning while weightlifting?

I´m making a nutrition plan, so I need to know how many calories I´m burning while weightlifting. Is there a list, or a guide, somewhere, where I can check this? Couldn´t find anything and I´ve been searching for a while. Thx.

OatsMan9000‎, 02-25-2021 11:00 AM
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Aerobics without muscle loss

Right now I lift 2 days, off 1, lift 2 then off 2. My workouts are hypertrophy based but I want to start losing some fat. As far as exercise goes, what would be the weight lifting/aerobic ratio do I don't lose any muscle?

OldPapa‎, 02-25-2021 07:40 PM
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DEXA Scan - Can someone explain ?

Hello everyone ! I got my dexa scan results today and something is wrong :D It shows that my bodyfat percentage is 20 % Whats going on ? Can someone explain ? Pictures attached

mv22309‎, 02-25-2021 08:36 AM
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Plan and %BF

Hey guys! I'm posting because I'm looking for a bit of motivation and also conformation that I'm on right track. I'm in early 20, 185cm and currently weight around 78kg. I started losing weight at the end of Januray. To date I've lost 2.5kg, but recently my progress seems to have slowed...

SehnSo‎, 02-25-2021 02:35 AM
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Exclamation im 25 years old and im 360 pounds i want to lose weight

hi guys hope you all doing good. i´m new to this forum and i want some help from you guys , im desperate to lose weight this is getting worse and worse is giving me problems at my job and life i need help 911 im 25 years old from Dominican republic im 6 foot 2 inches 360 pound i...

malkyzadec‎, 02-22-2021 07:37 AM
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500-1000 calorie deficit

Hey, In the nutrition section's sticky about calorie counting and macros there is a link to a website that calculates your estimated maintenance calories as well as a 500 caloric deficit for weight loss and a 1,000 calorie deficit for "extreme weight loss." What is the purpose of this 1,000...

kharneth‎, 02-23-2021 09:02 AM
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DEXA Scan - Can someone explain ?

Hello everyone ! I got my dexa scan results today and something is wrong :D It shows that my bodyfat percentage is 20 % Whats going on ? Can someone explain ? Pictures attached

mv22309‎, 02-25-2021 08:26 AM
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Question Any advice for belly fat loss?

I have Klinefelter's syndrome which gives me belly fat amongst other things, but I am not fat anywhere else. it is very annoying. any advice for best exercises and or to speed up metabolism as mine is currently: 1908 BMR so quite low. Thanks!

stonewench‎, 02-17-2021 06:01 PM
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Plateaued for 3-4 weeks. Need advice.

Hey fellas, stats at the bottom. I started my cut 4 months ago at 2300 calories and when loss slowed down I typically dropped calories a bit. Most of my strength that I lost was initial (for ex: went from benching 225 5x6 to 225 3x3-4) and I've retained the rest fairly well even while dropping...

imirish34‎, 02-21-2021 05:17 AM
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Lightbulb Tips and tricks help

Hello everyone! Hope all of you are safe during these times. After thinking about it for weeks, today I've started my new attempt to lose weight. I let myself go for a while and I think it's time to make a change now that I have no job or relationship to worry about and therefore no excuse to not...

LgLime15‎, 02-23-2021 07:14 PM
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Is this a good meal prep?

Hey I was wondering if I could use this as a meal prep - Hillshire Farms: Beef Smoked Sausage (6 oz) - Bush's Best: Country Style Baked Beans (1/2 cup) - California Blend Vegetables (1 cup) with Pasta Salad using - Skinny Girl: Italian Dressing (2 TBSP) - Cucumber: (70g) - Cherry...

Nydra‎, 02-07-2021 01:29 PM
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What is my bodyfat percentage?

imgur.com/a/zmgOO7q I’m 6’1, 166 pounds waist is 29, trying to get down to a true 8%, how much do I have left?

LIKAB0SS‎, 01-30-2021 06:09 AM
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Question Calories Required To Lose Weight

Hi, How many calories do I need to consume to get to and maintain 180-200 LBS? I am 49 yo, male, 5’8”, 250 LBS. I would like help adjusting my calories so I can lose weight without the “faint” feeling from not having enough calories. I was able to get down to 214 LBS in August 2019, by...

infinite111‎, 02-16-2021 11:34 PM
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Need Advice

Hey Everyone! I'm in need of a bit of advice, since the corona virus is a thing a lot of the gyms near me closed for a long time then i found my self lacking the motivation to go back to the gym, I have recently come to terms with my self and realized that since I have stopped going to the gym...

Askipper89‎, 02-21-2021 05:54 PM
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