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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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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 09:12 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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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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How do I eat?

How on earth do i eat to lose weight?! i am skinny fat and trying to overcome my love of food is one of my biggest struggles. I dont mind most food i just dont know how to have a diet and stick to it so i can lose weight and achieve my goals. I just dont know where to start.

01fitnerd‎, 11-15-2020 12:49 AM
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Unhappy Small Changes Big Results Tips Request

Hi All, I saw today Jesse Shand transformation clip on YT and this is how I found out about BB community. My issue is lack of consistency, comfort eating and very occasional binge eating, stress eating. In the last few years, I went through a lot of personal traumas which resulted in weight 130...

130To70‎, 11-05-2020 05:22 AM
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Pinch test talk

Ok first thanks for being an awesome and informative group. I’m a fitness student with just a few years serious weights behind me. Anyway there is much bs around body fat % I’ve been through inbody scans which sounded wrong or not anyway even if were right. This is what I wanted to talk about. ...

3dd13br1gh7‎, 11-05-2020 12:20 AM
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Exclamation what if I missed a day?, Shortcut to Shred

Hello, a few days ago I've started "Shortcut to Shred" but I missed the exercise for several days, What should I do? Should I substitute those days in my rest days "High Carbs Day" or should I just continue my exercises regardless of my missings and take my rest day in its time. Thanks,

Ahmed0Raafat‎, 11-13-2020 07:33 AM
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hey am alex , am needing to lose a lot

Hey am Alex am 43 from Scotland am female to male transgender at the moment most of my body weight is a big stomach , hips and butt am more of a pear shape my top half is a lot thinner and i want to burn fat the only two things i have at home is my treadmill and very light weights i dont...

Alexftmuk‎, Yesterday 03:48 AM
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Advice on bulking/cutting

I’m 6’ 4” 215 lbs 23 years old. I’ve been lifting for about 8 months now but I was focused heavily on cardio to shed some fat (lost 20 pounds). I regularly ride a peloton bike and it’s kept me in great shape (compared to where I was before) but I definitely need to put on muscle. I’m kind of in a...

badger999‎, 11-09-2020 09:04 PM
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First cut

Hi All, I understand that for me to lose weight I need to put myself into a calorie deficit by around 400-500 but I've used a number of calculators online which give me variable results so wondered if you guys could point me in the right direction. Weight: 200lbs Height: 5f 11" BF: probably...

BTaylor20‎, 10-26-2020 10:33 AM
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When should i start bulking?

Hey there, I have been cutting for almost 3 months now, and I am still not satisfied with my results. I am a total newbie to weightlifting and so as i was cutting i also gained a lot of muscle, which means i did not lose that much weight, but rather some body fat. I only lost like 4 kilos over this...

CaptnHenke‎, 11-18-2020 05:10 AM
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Water weight

My cut is ending this week and Im like 1.5KG off my goal weight but Im sure most of that 1.5KG is water weight... Is sitting in a steam room to try get rid of that water weight okay? Will it be effective enough or wont get rid of my water weight much? Whats the most water weight youve lost from...

Cautious1‎, 10-28-2020 11:00 AM
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Started lean bulking & weight increased nearly 1kg after a day going from 1400Kcal to 2300Kcal and the following days I have been eating 2300Kcal consistently and my weight is going back down. Is my weight meant to be increase more due to water & glycogen or leveling out and staying around 72KG?...

Cautious1‎, 11-13-2020 02:10 AM
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Finally did it

After 6 long slow months and multiple failed cuts, I have finally reached the end of my cut. Losing a total of 13KG. Age: 23 Height: 5”11 Beginning of cut: 83.6KG Side: Front: Front flexed: Back:

Cautious1‎, 10-30-2020 02:39 AM
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What body fat% to start a lean bulk?

I've heard 9-12% from one site, then 15% from another, then 18% from another. My goal is to build muscle but stay lean

CheekyCuntt‎, 11-08-2020 10:16 PM
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Activity level when finding maintenance calories?

So I've heard that to build muscle while losing fat you gotta enter into a 5-20% deficit (100-500 calories) I've calculated my maintenance cals using the tdee calculator website when I entered that I was sedentary and it was 1850 calories. When I entered that I did light exercise 1-2 days a...

CheekyCuntt‎, 11-19-2020 04:21 AM
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I Need Help

Hi, This is my first time on these forums and I'm hoping someone can help. I was always overweight from being around 8 years old. Around 5 years ago when I was 22 I started running and lifting weights and got down to a weight of around 11 stone 7 lbs. I was extremely fit but fast forward to 5 years...

Chend93‎, 11-04-2020 04:32 AM
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Sudden stop in weight loss after only 3 weeks.

I'm 5'8 and about 93.4kg or 205lbs. (Started at 96.6kg) (I'm 29 year old, not 50) For about 2 years following the birth of my son, I completely neglected my health. I started a desk job the day after he was born and my diet turned beige (If I could cook it in the oven, I'd eat it). I'd usually...

Craig36091‎, Today 03:21 AM
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Question Should I stop cutting whilst the gyms are closed?

Hi, so I started a “fat loss phase” around a month ago been feeling okay but as of late been a lot hungrier however the gyms have closed for the time being and I have no equipment other than a resistance band, should I raise cals up to maintenance until the gyms reopen & continue with the “cut” or...

Damon628‎, 11-22-2020 09:05 AM
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When to stop cutting and start eating clean?

So i've been cutting calories for the past 4 months, i've dropped from 190 to 155 (I'm 5'8). I've been maintaining a pretty strict caloric deficit to get to this point but my question is mostly about how long I should keep this up before putting increasing my calorie intake and putting on...

Dcnotte‎, 10-26-2020 01:06 PM
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Hi everyone! :)

I have been struggling to lose weight for years! Some doctors told me that it is about hormones, the other that I need to change my nutrition... But, I found out that it is all about metabolism. Do you have any recommendations?

Dina2020‎, 10-25-2020 06:39 AM
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Does fasting cause muscle loss?

I usually have one meal a day because I enjoy having one large meal in one sitting than splitting them at different times. It’s more filling. If I’m in a surplus at the end of the day, and I’m fasting for 23 hours, would my body start breaking down my muscle if I start feeling hungry? Would...

dmeanor‎, 11-22-2020 03:21 AM
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Low calories, high protein prevent muscle loss?

If I’m trying to cut, and I lower my calories even more, but I increase my protein intake, can that prevent muscle loss? Or maybe even bulk?

dmeanor‎, 11-17-2020 10:29 PM
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Lockdown - Opportunity to break from bulk and lean up?

Gyms where I live have been shut down for 4 weeks. Typically the advice has been to eat at maintenance and maintain during this period. However, what I am wondering is could I take this opportunity to shed 5 lbs of fat while maintianing my lbm using make-shift home workouts? Or is that a recipe for...

Dranseth‎, 11-10-2020 11:51 AM
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Question What am I doing wrong?

so for the past weeks or so I thought I should start losing weight, my problem with losing weight in the past is that my parents (I am a teenager) forced me to try and lose weight at the gym from 5th to 7th grade, of course they has no bad intentions but it made me traumatic about gyms.....

DrimiIsHere‎, 11-03-2020 06:34 AM
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how to get single digit bodyfat?

I will never bulk until I am single digit bodyfat I am currently 19-22% bodyfat and my goal is to cut to 7% before I even consider a bulk how do I do this? is it really just about keeping a calorie deficit with high protein?

FatRetard‎, 11-15-2020 01:18 AM
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A mess of a man - M(48) 230 - 1lb a week….

Grew up thin, ballooned out in my 20's. Mostly due to a penchant for gluttony, sloth, addiction to food and general sleepiness. Hey, I'm a writer so I can be forgiven for sleeping all day and trying to party all night? (sigh) Suppose the plague has given us all time to do things we might not...

fattyriceface‎, 10-23-2020 05:52 PM
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Muscle lost after weight loss - How to get back

I have lost approximately 12.3kg (27.11686 Pounds) over an 11 months period. I have noticed I have lost a considerable amount of muscle and was wondering what is the best way to get this muscle back without gaining any fat? I have a skinny-fat body type and still have love handles which I aim...

geekchicken‎, 10-31-2020 08:15 AM
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