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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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28M, 5'6, 497lb journey, overweight my entire life seeking support where I can.

I want to start off by explaining some things I may just end up saying again later but I want to make it obvious and known that I am no longer 500 pounds but the entire reason I'm here is to find more support and more people that can or are willing to talk to me about whatever hurdles, thoughts,...

Khrozt‎, Yesterday 01:03 PM
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Completely fasted training vs Carbs only

Will training with only carbs only in the morning have a systematic effect on your apparent fat loss levels, or even theoretical muscle tissue levels? No protein, no fat. Interest is for fasted training or stronger training and with only slight appetite for carbs, but fat loss is not an issue...

GeneralSerpant‎, Today 07:00 AM
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Unhappy Give me, a 341LB female tips on weight loss!

I'm here for help. I want to change for the better. I feel depressed, eating makes me happy but it also makes me so sad because that's my routine most of the day. Please help me. Please give me advice and tips on how to get rid of this disgusting fat. I want the old me back. I'll be updating my...

Chemii‎, Yesterday 09:38 PM
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My first cut

Hello guys. I come here seeking opinions/advice. I have currently been cutting for around 3.5 weeks and don’t see much difference. I am in a 500-800 caloric deficit daily and have dropped 8 lbs on the scale (211 to 203). I have been consistently doing a PPL program the whole time. I have been...

coleiandoli‎, Today 02:15 PM
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Smile How to increase your pull ups and how to dit correctly !!

It's very important to watch how to ameliorate your level in workout building especially pull ups ! *************.us/64872279360953

IMADBAK98‎, Today 02:35 PM
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consistent progress at 170 with a belly

I'm 5'11 170 lbs 20 yrs. New to bodybuilding, not new to working out. I've dieted before, did high school sports, and weightlifting. I'm lifting on a 5 day split for a little over a month now. I've got a belly but not sure how to get rid of it without killing my gains and losing weight.

Gainz4Jesus365‎, 05-10-2021 07:56 PM
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Increased anxiety during cuts/deficits

Good afternoon forums. I've been bodybuilding for over a decade now but I still seem to struggle to get down into the single digits, in fact I've probably only been that low once in my early twenties. The main problem I seem to face is increased anxiety and panic attacks when I'm deep into my...

FireFlyorDie‎, 04-11-2021 02:26 PM
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How much bf% can be safely lost per month?

Currently at ~15%, like the idea of cutting to 12% and maintaining there forever. Assuming a steep, but safe cut (e.g., 1-1.5lbs lost per week, lots of protein, keep lifting to maintain muscle), how quickly could this be done?

bulldog91‎, 05-10-2021 06:01 AM
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am I doing this right?

Hey fellas, Im new here and thought about branching out to get some insight for improvement on my training plan. Ill try to keep everything short and sweet. Currently 5'11 sitting at 236lb. Been lifting for about 9 months now and have made some significant strength and muscle gain. My...

bigggM‎, 05-10-2021 03:04 PM
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Stuck again @ 286

Started OCT 15, at 316, down to 286-284 Been stuck here for awhile. Was losing at 1700-1800 calories, now I can't lose anything anymore. It's been 4-6 weeks with no scale movement. Workouts have improved in speed/smaller rest, strength is the same or better. (I run more of a bodyweight...

snufy‎, 04-26-2021 11:25 AM
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FitBit Inaccuracy? Calorie deficit seems really high in order to lose weight

Hello, I've been seriously tracking my weight for 3+ years now with a Fitbit, MyFitnessPal and a food scale. I feel that I'm counting my calorie intake pretty well. I try to log everything as accurately as possible but I found that I need pretty high calorie deficits to lose weight. ...

misterblick‎, Today 07:08 AM
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Thoughts on weighing 130?

Hey everyone, Just wanted to get everyone’s thoughts on the age old “you don’t weight enough and need to bulk before cutting”... I’m 5’7 guy having just cut from 140 to 130, down at 12% bf. I’ve not lost any strength in my lifts so that got me thinking- at what point can/do you excuse...

pears539‎, Today 08:42 AM
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That much fat?

For the last 3 months I've been using myfitnesspal to track my calories and having only read that sticky post earlier, it didn't occur to me that the body does indeed need a minimum intake of x, y, z, and that a ratio means nothing. So I've been 40/40/20 for this period of time. A typical day...

OKapricot‎, Today 12:12 PM
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Losing 2-5 lbs of body fat?

Hi everyone, So I recently got a body fat analysis done at my gym. Now I'm fairly small. My results came back as: 150.9 lbs, 29.9 lbs of fat, 19.7% bodyfat. Now here is the thing, I ate a lb of high fat ground beef 80/20 and 6 eggs right before getting tested. I later learned that that can...

AdamFrostburg‎, Today 10:06 AM
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Access denied?

For some reason I can't post long-ish threads. I have a major question I want to ask. I keep getting this message when I try to post. Keeping my word count short to ask this question. What's going on?

AdamFrostburg‎, Today 09:37 AM
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HMB as substitute for extra protein?

There is data showing that HMB is good for cutting, mostly in beginners. 3 grams is optimal for someone who is 200 pounds. Studies without HMB say that to lose 1% of your body weight as fat each week, you need at least 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight, or something high like that....

Darkius‎, 05-09-2021 04:07 PM
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Distended Stomach but with shredded abs...

What would be your course of action to troubleshoot and fix a chronic distended stomach? I have very defined abs but unless I'm flexing, most of the time but not always my stomach is not flat.

pinfante‎, Today 06:27 AM
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Fat loss with problems!

Hello guys Come here for advice as I’m in a rut. I have gained close to 50lb over the last couple of years, I get bad migraines, have very low testosterone and am recovering from pain killer addiction. After basically messing any relationship I had up, I have seen a few specialists and...

Farmingstock‎, 05-10-2021 08:08 AM
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Measuring stuff

How can I measure my bodyfat accurately and also track protein consumption?

GlobeTrotter213‎, Today 03:48 AM
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Post Obese gym plan

Hey guys. I knowa you got this question a lot here but i cannot find something that is clear for me on the internet. Quick info: I am 24, 190cm and 123.4kg. BMI=34,3. Today i made a membership in a gym, tomorrow would be the first day to start it. What exercises do you recommend to start with? Can...

grasufrumosu‎, Yesterday 01:51 PM
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Want to lose weight, get a little more fitter, and healthier!

Hello all! So I recently took more time looking at the mirror, and realized how unhealthy I look already. Before the pandemic happened, I was a little overweight, but never did my tummy create an uncomfortable fold between my chest and, well, tummy. So I decided to try and lose weight. The...

kookok‎, 05-09-2021 11:06 AM
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First time cutting help

This is my first time performing a legit cut so please give me any feedback you can to help me out! my goal is 8percent bodyfat. As far as my workout regiment im doing martial arts (muay thai) 3 times a week the class goes about an hour and a half and i stay after for 30-40mins to lift...

Trigger1337‎, 05-11-2021 07:39 AM
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I need tips for gyno

I have gyno and most of the shirts look horrible because my man boobs and nipple. I hate the girdle shirt or compression shirt to hidde that, it makes me sweat a lot and are very uncomfortable. The only shirts that fits for me are with embroidered letters or something with setoff above my chest...

anchotex‎, 05-10-2021 04:06 AM
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Question Fat or water gain?

After 1 month of keto diet, I have managed to have a nice look. Buuuut, in the last week I started to eat high-carb: ice-cream, fruits, etc. I don't know whether I've gained water (+ I'm feeling bloated) or fat. I have stopped the high-fat foods, but I've started the "summer" menu: as I said,...

AndreiCutting‎, Yesterday 10:17 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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