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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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Fat loss advice

Hey new member here looking for some advice. I'm 33yrs old, male, 6'1 237lbs. If I had to guess I'd say I'm around 22% BF. I am having trouble losing fat. I have been at it for months and can't seen to lose/keep off any fat. I'd like to lose about 10lbs. I fast for 16hrs 5-6 days a week. I...

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Summer 2021 Weight loss thread, 12 weeks

We are back again! 12 weeks, anyone is free to join in at anytime. Starting on the 25th of June post your current weight, post your goal and then weigh in each week and push towards that goal. Feel free to post pics when you start to hold yourself accountable and give you that extra...

Beavertown‎, 06-15-2021 05:58 PM
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Red face Accountability

I myself have had a lot of problems with accountability. I am making this thread with the hopes that more people that want to lose weight but have issues with being negative and giving up and not sticking with it, can talk and find support. I could use some help and wouldn't mind forming a...

MyNamuhNick‎, 05-20-2021 09:18 AM
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What is my bodyfat%? photos here

So I have been on a cut for the past several months, and I definitely look much leaner than when I started. I am trying to determine my bodyfat percentage based on photos, but I am having a hard time. I am including some photos here so that some of you with experience would be able to better...

AdamFrostburg‎, 06-19-2021 02:51 PM
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Unhappy Lost 3% muscle and gained 2% fat

Hey so i’ve been working out for a month now, and there’s this body composition scale at our gym that measures how much fat and muscle you have. Last week i was at 70% muscle and only a week later i’m at 66,7. And on top of that i’ve gained 2% fat. When i measured last week i had actually gained...

Nasimdk‎, Yesterday 06:30 AM
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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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Moved: 6th times a charm? Weight Loss Log

atetraxx‎, 06-23-2021 12:43 PM
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Abdomen/Chest Fat Loss

Hi, I have been following a clean diet/Paleo for the last few months and on a 5 day/week workout plan with body weight/HIIT currently. The macros I’ve been following are 185g protein, 90g fat, 130g carbs. I currently weight 205. I’ve put on some muscle but having trouble losing fat around my...

bradveck‎, 06-22-2021 02:21 PM
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Tall & Lean - Reduce Body Fat or Bulk?

I'm just over 6ft 3 and weight about 196 with 17% body fat. I have a very lean tall look however when i take my shirt off I feel like I look pretty good and if I lowered my body fat percentage I would look even better. However when I have clothes on I feel like I look super lean, almost a skinny...

balibody524‎, 06-21-2021 10:13 PM
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Where to start from, fat loose activity with injured leg?

Hi Guy,s Hope all are doing great and keeping well I am back to the forum after YEARS; been too busy with life itself that did not take time out for personal health. So I need your support and guidance. I am currently 5'7 height and 87 kgs weight, AGE 30 . I am literally in a bad shape. I...

Loneranger611‎, 06-19-2021 03:00 PM
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Opinions Needed: What Are the Top 5 Things to Lose The First 20 Pounds?

Hey all, I'm a NASM CPT and am looking at writing an article for my gym/clients focusing on the top 5 things to focus on when just beginning your weight loss journey to lose that first 10-20lbs. I have a long list, but looking to narrow it down to a top 5. Things I have consist of water...

Goose102‎, 05-19-2021 01:39 PM
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Your Best Fat Loss Tip?

Let's make this a thread about the best advice to cut. I just came across some advice that was new to me. We all know smaller plates lead to smaller portions and less kcal, and eating more slowly increases makes you more sated. But what was new to me is putting away the cell phone, turning off...

klbbr‎, 06-23-2021 06:03 AM
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I've always been 250+ lbs but in my recent years I've hit a bit hard times so depression kicked in.. and so did the weight gain never noticed how big I got till my mom saw me after a year and was surprised at my weight.. But I stopped eating.. didn't have the money to buy food but I was always...

userQZGDPYYSWQP‎, 06-23-2021 09:40 AM
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Should I lose weight before bulking?

Hello, I have recently decided to get back into fitness. I was into it quite a lot before the whole lockdown situation. Throughout that period I lost track and gained a fair bit of weight. I'll post them below. Age: 24 Height - 5'8" Weight - 184lbs BF - I'd estimate around 20-25%

BTrent19‎, 06-22-2021 07:09 AM
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Slow cut or cut

Hi Im about 13-15% body fat. Should I do a slow cut or just a cut? Weighing 70kgs @ 175cm

kAddict‎, 06-22-2021 02:43 PM
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Question Eat balanced meals and still lose fat?

Can i eat all my meals with protein carbs and fats or do I need carb free meals to allow for bodyfat to be used? From what I have read and seen fitness gurus recommend, many of them seem to have atleast some carb free meals for steady insulin and allow for bodyfat to be used. Im under the...

bodyChanger10‎, 06-11-2021 01:55 PM
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Question Need advice, 21 y/o male with gyno

So to introduce myself, long story short I used to be a fat boy. 250 at my max weight at 13. Prior to that in my youth up to 5th grade or so I was extremely skinny. Once puberty hit I gained weight like a train hit me, and I experienced what people call gynecomastia. Since then I’ve lost all the...

gavdinero‎, 06-21-2021 08:29 PM
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Incorporate cardio?

I hate cardio and just lift 3x per week for around 45 min. I’m pretty much sedentary outside of that. If I were to add cardio what should I do? Is having a daily step goal something to consider?

Ondle‎, 06-21-2021 06:29 PM
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Stubborn patches?

In the attached photos, the before is from August 2020, and after from June 2021 (10 months). Went from 69.7 kgs in the former, to 72.9 kgs in the latter. For reference, I'm 176 cms tall, and just turned 32 last month. Between August and March, I was hitting the gym 6x weekly (bro split), doing...

PG89‎, 06-22-2021 05:58 AM
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Cardio problem any suggestions?

So started cutting from 217lbs using higher reps lower weights 4 day program with two days of high intensity cardio. 1200 calories a day - Protein 150g, Carbs around 40g. Losing 2-3 lbs per week and down to 203 lbs and bang I have just torn my calf muscle. I have been training off and on for...

sbhumphrey‎, 06-22-2021 05:44 AM
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Is it possible to lose only fat without really moving?

I’m a 20 year old male, 6 foot 240 lbs. so I’m not exactly obese but I’m not super healthy either. About 2 weeks ago I started a hardcore workout and was about to pair it with a diet to try and lose fat while slowly gaining muscle. All of that changed when a week ago I hit a deer at night headed...

BillyGoat66‎, 06-15-2021 03:44 PM
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Too fat to start lifting weights - Start with Intermittent Fasting first?

Due to corona I went from 20% bodyfat to much more. It is not that I am super fat, but there is an unhealthy package right now. Because I want to start working out and add muscles again I want to return to the gym and start lifting again.. My idea was to start with IF for a month to lose my fat...

TooFatRN‎, 06-21-2021 01:10 AM
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Losing fat is such a slow process.

I'm 165 after pooping in the morning. I want to get to 140 pounds. That is 25 pounds to lose. At a pound per week, that is 25 weeks, or 6 months. 6 month. Wow. It is possible to lose 1.5 pounds per week safely for the first 15 pounds, 1 pound per week for the next 5 pounds, then half a...

Darkius‎, 06-15-2021 12:12 AM
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Hi, Currently weighing 70kgs. Can you weigh the same if you eat on a calorie deficit, while gaining muscle mass?

kAddict‎, 06-21-2021 06:15 AM
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I can‘t lose any more weight. Need advice

Hey guys :) I am 1,78m and 113 kg at the moment. obviously pretty fat but with a lot of muscle mass aswell. I started my last diet at 130kg but i can‘t get past 110kg for some reason. I am eating 2000kcal a day on average, which i consider to be rather low for my weight and height. Also working...

Krataran‎, 05-23-2021 11:25 AM
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