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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: 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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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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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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Exclamation 2020 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 as most gyms are closed and boredom makes you wanna eat sometimes. Feel free to join, introduce yourself, share your goal for this current...

JohnCyr‎, 04-27-2020 06:55 AM
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Is there any benefit to cutting out processed sugars?

I've heard a lot of people claiming that in order to lose weight successfully you have to avoid processed sugars. Is there any benefit to doing that besides simply decreasing your caloric intake?

AleksanderKr‎, 06-12-2020 01:46 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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Keep cutting? Abs aint there

What should I do? Im sitting at 156lbs but my abs has always been my weakest point. I aint doing no resistance training at all at this moment. I do my daily cardio and im being on 1700 calorie plan.

omoruwii‎, 05-24-2020 12:46 PM
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Is it fine for me to cut as a beginner?

I am 5'10, 25 years old and currently 190 pounds. I have no history with resistance training or anything like that, so it's all fat (Guessing 20-25% bodyfat(?)). I would really like to start off with cutting since my main goal is to get more lean, although while hopefully not looking like a stick...

alexblmqvst‎, 06-21-2020 02:02 AM
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I’m so frustrated how many calories and macros should I be eating?

I’m trying to cut and I keep crashing on my diet (lethargic, very irritable, sleeping during the day crashing after work and hardly move at times). I know my workouts are suffering too.... I lift 5-6 days a week and usually run a mile 5 days a week and 3.1miles once a week. started working out...

Kat303‎, 07-07-2020 03:09 PM
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Not loosing weight...I realize sometimes gotta patient but wth is going on?

5ft 8inches 166lbs currently In the past, I’ve gone from 200lbs down to 164lbs. Back up to 171 and then now down to 166lbs. So I am confident I know how to count calories and not making a mistake there. Was bulking at 2800 calories. Maintenance was 2500. Started cutting May 15th at...

TryingBB‎, 06-13-2020 08:05 PM
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Endomorph, hypothyroidism, trying to lose body fat

Hi guys, I really really need advice. I am really frustrated and my self-esteem is -1. I recently had my thyroid killed, I was hyperthyroid and had to do radiation to become hypothyroid for health reasons. Since March 2019, I gained 20lbs of body fat. Originally I was 140lbs, now I am...

BlueSystem200‎, 01-26-2020 08:49 PM
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I need help.

I’ve been pretty fat for the majority of my life. I turned 18 a few months ago and I currently weigh somewhere around 330 pounds and I’m just about 6 foot. I don’t drink any soda, eat any candy or sweets or anything like that. It’s probably because of all the carbs I always eat. I was diagnosed...

ImExtremelyFat‎, 06-22-2020 06:35 PM
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How far away from a 6-pack and how much fat can I lose safely?

Hello guys, I am brazilian and I am new here though I know forum.bodybuilding for quite a long time and this is my first post here! I'm 18 years old, 6' tall and a little bit over 168 pounds and for around 3 years I have been wanting to lose fat and reach a 6-pack, have lost quite a lot of...

raulsjl12‎, 07-11-2020 05:53 PM
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Am I losing at a good rate?

Height: 5"11 Starting Weight: 83.9 Current Weight: 82.1 Im eating around 1500/ 1600Kcal and only movement im really doing is morning body workout for just under 1hr (Not sure how many calories burnt there), Im in bed rest of the day lol. As im only adding 1 rep each week and 1 set every 3...

Cautious1‎, 06-10-2020 01:11 AM
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Can a drunk lose fat with keto?

My maintenance calories are 2950. If I only take in 2200 cals a day, and very low carbs, should I expect to lose 1.5 lbs a week even if 35% of my calories are from alcohol? Graph of today's macros Edit: cant posts links yet

konotok‎, 06-20-2020 09:29 PM
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Unhappy Not losing fat!!! Extremely stuck

Hello everyone, I'm a 23 year old male, already lost 25kg, it's been almost two years and am stuck at 95kg, with HUGE love handles, big thighs, I've lost the 25 kgs by dieting by myself, then when I got stuck I tried multiple nutritionists, methods, nothing is worked, the thing is, I have an...

johnwmayne‎, 06-18-2020 03:15 PM
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Cannot cut fat

Hello new to BB here. Really need some advice and help. I have been cutting fat for about 4 months. Go to gym and do weight training for 1 hour at least 5 times a week, sometime add 30-50min cardio afterward. I did not play around during training session and really focus and train hard. I also...

PRXCAO‎, 07-12-2020 07:47 PM
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Can someone check my general routine and advice why I hardly lose fat or gain muscle?

Need someone to check my routine and why I hardly gain muscle. So I have always been working out on and off but since past 3 months I have been doing it consistently around 3/4 times a week. Plus it is more than a year that I eat very clean. protein in take i can make up to 160/180 grm a day....

djdany‎, 06-24-2020 04:25 PM
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Red face High body fat but underweight

So I'm fairly skinny being 5ft 2 in and 100 pounds but I had my body fat measured some time ago and turns out I had 35% body fat which is very high. It came as no surprise to me considering at the time I was 95 lbs and very soft. I recently started resistance training about 2-3 months ago, gained 5...

nickilewinski‎, 06-15-2020 01:11 PM
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Unhappy I CAN’T lose weight! Getting discouraged. :(

Hey guys, I have been trying to lose 25 lbs for which feels like my entire adult life. This past year I have found that following a low carb/keto diet works for my body and how I feel everyday. I have been pretty strict on my diet, and intermittent fasting. The most I have lost is 8lbs, in one...

bryannarose‎, 06-23-2020 10:36 PM
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Can Anyone help me to lose my weight???

I am 23 my weight is 209.439lbs I am an Academic writer due to my job student always asking for writing my assignment and all and that why I don't manage my time to get proper gym because most of the time of day I was sitting on my chair with my laptop working so can anyone suggest me any diet...

kinneyjeff13‎, 07-07-2020 02:27 AM
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Unhappy Please Help: Weights/Exercising for over a year and cannot lose any fat

Hello community! I really am in need of some advise and what I can introduce to head towards my fitness goals. UPDATE 1st July: Hey guys. It's nearly end of Week5 and I only have 1 more week left, and so far My weight has not changed, I have not become stronger and I have not lost any...

FilmFanatic12‎, 06-16-2020 11:23 AM
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Need some advice and tips

Hi! This is my first post, signed up to post because I'm trying to get a little more serious in my diet/exercise. Basically about 5 years ago I started working out and eating better, I was 240 lbs at my max and my lowest was about 163 lbs. Did keto diet for a couple months recently and it wasn't...

YellowFever47‎, 06-25-2020 08:22 AM
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Recomp or bulk n cut? Big not ripped, Without roids

Hi, Been browsing this forum for a couple of years now. I am 5'7" and have reduced my weight from 210 to about 175 lbs through diet and exercise. YMCA fat calculator suggests I am now 23% body fat. I am keen to look big and fit with my clothes on without roids. I am not expecting miracles...

Moonwhite‎, Yesterday 01:13 PM
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Is it possible to cut my body fat % more without dropping much more weight?

I’m 6’2 and currently weigh around 178 lb. I’m am trying to cut down my body fat more and get more ripped, but I am hesitant to lose too many more lbs. I have been eating at a deficit for some time now, but have been doing home workouts for a while because of quarantine. Recent picture for...

beq1991‎, 06-18-2020 07:51 AM
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Low calorie diets.

What's the lowest calorie diet you have done? How much weight did you lose? How long did it take? How did you deal with hunger?

vwdsg2468‎, 07-08-2020 09:51 AM
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Thumbs up A great way of maintaining your weight...

There are many people who, after significant weight loss, fail to maintain their new lower weight over a longer period of time. They usually slowly go up and then have to do some sort of dieting once again to drop several pounds. It's just down, up, down, up, etc. If you love eating A LOT, but...

Dorich‎, 06-19-2020 03:22 PM
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Another "muscle memory" question

So today was my first day back in the gym in exactly 3 months! Felt great. Probably going to hurt tomorrow lol. Question: what's the best dietary approach to 'muscle memory' gains? Aside from the bit of lean mass lost, my recent cut was successful and I'm around 10% now. I want to stay here for...

sunsean‎, 06-22-2020 05:26 PM
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