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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: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

VKs0oEIVOck VKs0oEIVOck First time embedding a video, so bare with me.

Junsuiakai‎, 08-06-2017 09:10 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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Have lost 40 pounds and counting, but worried about my shape after I'm done.

I'm 26. 5'11 and now weigh 220 pounds. I started off at 260 and my goal is about 180. My worry is my chest definition doesn't look very good to me. I was looking for advice on exercises that can help define my chest more or is this something I just need to lose more weight for it to not look so...

cjwhite2016‎, Today 01:29 PM
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Gained 25lbs in 2 months. Constantly gaining.

I apologize if I sound frustrated. I officially weigh 185lbs. Gained 8inches in my waist. Lifestyle changes recently was quarentine/stay at home. I force myself to walk at least 1hr a day. I am at the power walking phase where I am now trying to transition into jogging. If I cannot jog. I...

BlueSystem200‎, 05-22-2020 04:53 PM
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Cutting too fast

Hello i need some advice i am doing my first real cut after 2 and 1/2 years of lifitng weights with good nutrition , i am 19 y old ,184cm height , 87.5 kgs on start of the cut after 8 weeks i am at 80.1 kg , i think i lost weight too fast maybe i should refeed(cheat) to slow down a little bit maybe...

zolamacola‎, Today 12:57 PM
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Would u recommend me a cut or a bulk to drop this muffin top?

heeey 6'2' and 174lbs here. I have this skinny fat shape and i always wanted to lose the muffin top at least and have more definition. Been doing hiit and lifting, noticed some progress but I feel stuck, cut or bulk? Thanks

lars95lars‎, Today 10:09 AM
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What do I do in the meantime???

I can eat in a deficit and I might even be able to exercise on a regular basis but I can’t stretch my mind around what I do in the meantime. I’ve had it to where I obsess over the weight loss and I always end up burning out but I know that’s because of my lifestyle. Everything I do in my off...

JuniperThaGoat‎, Yesterday 06:39 PM
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Does fat loss need to be miserable?

I've started eating more b/c i was doing low carb dieting at about 1700-1800 cal a day and couldn't keep it up. I didnt have the energy to even sit on the couch and study let alone do a heavy leg workout, cardio or even both. Granted the weight did start falling off faster. Now im trying to eat...

Lizzy3200‎, Yesterday 03:40 PM
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When to mini cut

I started bulking around March so like 4 months bulking and i’ve gone from around 75KG to 83.4KG and I’ve noticed some fat gain. I would say i’m like 23-25% BF so i know i won’t see abs. I just want a flatter stomach and start the slow bulk again but properly this tome. Is it worth doing a...

Cautious1‎, 05-24-2020 10:33 PM
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Talking Breakfest ideas for Muscle Building

Hi, guys lets share our breakfast ideas for muscle building Here is mine spinach omelet, cottage cheese, and fruit Curios to hear yours, and steal for me

SteveWeber‎, Yesterday 04:48 AM
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Exclamation I'm the fattest I've ever been in my entire life

Hey everyone, as the title says, I'm at the fattest I've been in my entire life. I'm sitting at 386 lbs at 21 years old and I'm probably the most self loathing I've ever been. I used to be a 250 lbs Marine, and after I got kicked out I lost all motivation to even so basic things. I've gained well...

CuffDe‎, Today 01:28 AM
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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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how much weight to aim to lose per month?

im going on a cut but want to preserve muscle mass and if possible gain muscle mass, so hence i want to know whats a good ballpark range to aim for when losing weight?

RuskiAussie‎, Yesterday 12:11 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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Close to the sixpack but not quite there

Hi everyone, So, I am searching for some advice concerning abs. I am male, age 19, height 184cm (about 6’1). I am basically a hardgainer, I have always been very skinny. I have been training for 3 years now but it is the last 12 months that I really managed to get consistent and go to the gym...

Niktoss‎, Yesterday 12:46 PM
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I'm disappointed...and it's time to CHANGE!

I write to you as a 5’5, 228.8lbs man who’s sad and disappointed. I’m disappointed in myself, mostly, for letting go. For not taking accountability on my own actions, which have consequences that can be apparent in my body image. I’m disappointed because my partner, in a spur of the moment, told...

DiegoFMY85‎, Yesterday 03:22 PM
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Question Stuck at 12.5% body fat, aiming for a six pack

I’ve found that over the last two months I have been stuck around the 12.5 percent body fat range. I would say I am pretty active; I am currently following the Athlean Xero program and also fit in extra ab workouts and cardio around this (I went to the gym 4/5 days a week up until lockdown). I have...

HarrisonB98‎, Yesterday 01:38 PM
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Getting too skinny but still have a muffin top?

Hello, First post and new to the forum! I am 35 yrs. old, 6'3"/169 lbs and my scale says 13%bf, but I still have back rolls, muffin top, and a bit of a gut. I was over weight in August (225 lbs.) and have trimmed down through diet, weights, and cardio but now I don't know where to go from...

RandomHector‎, Yesterday 07:26 AM
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Are my calories too low??

Ive been eating 1500 calories a day to lose weight for a while now. But someone told me its unhealthy to eat this low specially for my weight 313 lbs (used to be 440 lbs) and that ill always be hungry. Calorie calculator says I should eat 2500 calories a day but im scared I wont lose weight...

fays12‎, 05-24-2020 06:19 AM
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Question 330lbs 6' 3" Male 1200 Cal/day safe?

What do you guys think, is this too low? I'm eating mostly protein and fruit some leafy greens, not a whole lot of exercise. Seems to be losing me between .5lbs to 1lbs a day. Been doing it for a week. Kinda sucks, I'm hungry all the time. Im very large framed (wide shoulders, huge wrists, big...

FatJerk‎, 05-21-2020 09:49 PM
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what is an acceptable % increase of fat when clean bulking

as above really, what is a good or realistic rate of fat gain in % when clean bulking? i.e 5% fat increase 3% etc. I'm just after an idea on what to expect something like: I put on 20kg and gained 2% BF etc.

themorganator4‎, 05-22-2020 02:30 AM
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Fitting diet and exercise into a busy schedule.

I have a schedule that I've been working for the past two months that goes like this: Mon - Fri 8am-330pm first gig 9pm-1am second gig Off on weekends With this schedule, I've been unsure about when I should workout, Sleep, and when I should eat. Any tips?

SkillSmith‎, 02-15-2019 04:23 AM
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Question Help! | Shredded wo calorie restriction? |(Noob)

Hi guys, i'm a noob here. I really need someone to tell me whether i'm doing everything right or not. My journey into fitness is almost 2 years long and i'm losing my patient. I wanna be shredded, now. I feel like i keep doing mistakes because i don't ask for help. Now i'm done, HELP! So, to...

almaCycle‎, 05-21-2020 06:20 AM
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How to most Accurately calculate calories burned?

I’m really focusing on making sure I’m in a 500 calorie deficit each day. I’m using My Fitness Pal to track all calories consumed and making sure to meet macros. I do have my chest strap polar h10 hr monitor. And wear it all day and night to get my calorie burn. Is this how trainers make...

rnickel17‎, 05-23-2020 07:11 PM
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Should I keep going? All help is appreciated

M 18 176cm/5'7ft 64,5kg/142lbs. I have pectus excavatum so that may affect how I look. Im scared that I've lost too much and that Im beggining to lose muscle. Images on top are the images at the end of my bulk.

CompleteJourney‎, 05-22-2020 02:53 PM
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Unhappy In need of weight loss advice

Hey Guys can i get some of your advice for what I can do to decrease my weight? I've been trying to get serious about my weight loss goals. Currently i'm a 26 y/o m 5'5 205lbs, 30-35%+ bf , weight training 3x/wk (allpros) started 5 weeks ago but sedentary most of the day. Been using mfp for 2...

NoProblem0‎, 05-23-2020 10:58 AM
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Question Cutting crash. help

Hello! I've been cutting for 3,5 month. My goal is 4 months. Slowly increasing my workout and decreasing my intake. Right now I'm working out almost everyday, running 2 times a week, 3 lifting days, 2 cardio days. I've gone from 85 kg to 71,5 kg / 187 lbs to 157,6 lbs. 3 days ago I ran out...

addeproo‎, 05-23-2020 04:23 AM
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