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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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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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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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Cool 2020 October/November/December weight loss thread

Hello all, I am creating thread for selfish reasons. I need to lose some weight and these threads helped me to stay motivated in the past so I figured maybe it helps a little bit again. Everybody is free and welcome to join. This thread will cover the following dates: Oct 2: Oct 9: Oct...

JSim83‎, 10-02-2020 04:03 AM
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Smile Should I stop cutting

Hey guys soo I’m more than 6 weeks in my cut and had a goal of reaching 78-79 kgs.. my height is 6,1 and weight is 82 kgs as of today I feel like I don’t have enough muscle to support a cut and should go for a lean bulk or should I keep chasing my target weight drop down to around 10-11% and start...

sethiayush12‎, 10-09-2020 05:53 AM
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5 weeks in...Advice.

Started at 312lbs, down to 309 currently. 6'2, experienced lifter. Goal of 225-220 by June 2021, endo/meso, endo dominant. Got a good remote trainer (actually has articles on this site as well) and he setup a great program, almost pure conditioning/fat loss. Lots of bodyweight stuff etc.....

snufy‎, 11-15-2020 04:04 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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How to make cutting more enjoyable?

I want to drop about 5lbs of fat to be at my desired goal of 11-12% bf. So I don't need an extreme fat loss protocol, but I still need some strategy. The thing is when I cut, I still lift heavy at the gym and I feel that this hurts my cutting process and causes me to overeat. If I don't overeat, I...

SnipeItLikePro‎, 10-23-2020 11:30 PM
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Unhappy Need help to lose my belly fat

Hi all, I'm new to this bodybuilding forum and I need help losing my belly fat and try to lower my bodyfat %. My current is weight 165, height 5'8'' age 35/Male I workout - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Rest days are Wednesday and Sunday My job requires lots of...

Jnunez209‎, 10-29-2020 04:19 PM
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Hit a Fat Loss Plateau - Can I Break It?

Firstly I'd like to ask what you think my BF% is based on my pics, but also I think I've got stuck with losing fat in the last 2 months and wonder what I can do to keep pushing - or indeed if I can - as I think maybe I don't have enough muscle to make me lose more fat? I'm hoping to reach under...

jkpel‎, 11-14-2020 07:33 AM
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July 5th to Oct 12th EXTREMELY successful cut with pics.

I was shooting for Oct 24th but I think I hit 9% and I completely crashed, could barely do basic activities, such as hiking and cruising, so decided to start lean bulking Oct 12th, so I'm only posting pics up till Oct 12th, but been filling out nicely since then and will post progress in the...

Junsuiakai‎, 10-21-2020 02:12 AM
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Is beef jerky good protein

I absolutely love beef jerky and was wondering how good it actually is for you. Amount per Serving Calories 50 Calories from Fat 0 % Daily Value * Total Fat 1g 2% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 430mg 18%

Seyton‎, 05-14-2009 03:06 PM
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lockdown episode

Hey for a long time I am lifting for strength , no diet no revising just eating a lot taking a lot and lifting. However with the amazing lock-down again I am staying at my home gym pull up/dips station ,bench, bar, 2bar dumbbells and weight plates, now I am 95kg 25 years old 175cm i will post the...

koxlufa‎, 11-01-2020 04:10 PM
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Not enough ab development? Or too high BF%

Hey everyone 17 weeks into my cut and I’m wondering if I should continue or not. I’m looking to make my lower abs pop which I’ve done before but ended up a lot more skinnier than I hoped. Is this an issue with ab development or is my BF% still too high? In your opinion Sorry I don’t...

kauseemcee‎, 11-11-2020 01:30 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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Smile my BMR is 1,586,how much calorie do i should cut off?

hi everyone, i have read in some articles that men shouldn't eat less than 1700 calories but, my BMR is 1600,should i cut off 500 calories? what should i do? age:30 height:165 cm weight:70 and another question, the ratio how much should be between protein carbs and fats?

ziadkh10‎, 11-03-2020 05:21 PM
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Smile 60 pound weight loss and counting(6 months)

Hi guys I just wanted to show the progress I have made after making a drastic change in my diet. I have lost 60 pounds and am currently at about 19% body fat while I was at 29.8% at my highest. I have made progress on my lifts and still am. Yes I realize I have stretch marks from being fat btw....

muaythaiandmma‎, 10-27-2020 07:38 PM
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low fb but can't see six-pack

Hi! I've been cutting for a few months now and am at about 9+%bf in that pic and at 118lbs. I'm about 5"7. I'm only 2lbs away from being underweight. I cannot really cut anymore. I've been doing 1K Calorie days (carnivore diet) and am am not sleeping well (going to bed hungry). I'm sick of...

mips92‎, 11-15-2020 04:01 PM
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The Minnesota Semi-Starvation Experiment

Has anyone read up about this? It's an interesting insight into the psychological effects of prolonged calorie restriction. Cliffs of the experiment: Active men with a maintenance of ~3000-3500 calories were given 1570 calories a day for a prolonged period, lost 25% of their bodyweight...

nestbrother‎, 11-15-2020 08:02 AM
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Starting new job, need help with TDEE/Cals

Hi guys little back story, have been overweight my whole life, 4 years ago I lost 50kg and was really fit for about 2 years, bunch of bad injuries happened making me unable to lift or even work and being in a bad mental state because of losing job and not being able to gym I turned to drinking and...

Rooskie93‎, 11-06-2020 06:57 PM
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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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Unable to lose weight?

Hi firstly thanks for taking the time to read any advise would be much appreciated Have gain 1 stone bulking, (168lb now) Believe I’m skinny fat, Waist is around 37” While bulking I gained a steady 1lb per week sometimes little less Started a cut 6-7 weeks ago along with tracking calories...

Sidney2222‎, 11-21-2020 01:30 PM
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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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Exclamation HELP : Low Carb, Low-Medium Fat, High protein diet with deficit

IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET FROM 13% TO 11% BODY FAT IN 2 WEEKS? I have to get some loose skin removed(tummy tuck) in 2 weeks, theres not that much skin and I want to maximize the results by loosing some extra fat in the coming 2 weeks. My measurments are : Height : 175cm/5'9' Weight :...

hardwork523‎, 10-23-2020 04:32 PM
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Question Advice for Overcoming a Plateau?

Hi all! Little backstory - I'm 23F, 5'2", and went from 150 lbs, 35% body fat to my current weight of 127 lbs, 23% body fat. The majority of the weight loss occurred within the last 14 weeks, where I went from 135 to 127. I went from 150-135 by yoyo-ing and not really being consistent with any...

peelsa‎, 10-25-2020 04:21 PM
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How I lost 30 pounds in 10 weeks

I ate the same exact food (except for one pasta cheat meal) for 10 weeks. I am a 5'8, 30 year old male and my weight went from 230.0 pounds to 199.8 pounds. I started going to the gym and lifting 6 days a week starting at week 4 ( gym was closed because of COVID) and everyday I walked 2 miles...

TonyT1989‎, 10-18-2020 08:05 PM
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Not sure if I should add more calories

Male 42, 167cm 83Kg 24% body fat give or take. Currently consuming 1800 calories. Upper, lower body split. Training on MTTF and rest days are WSS. I've been on the above diet for around 2 years and my goal was to reduce body fat has stopped over the last 6 months. 1 month ago I went from...

PixelFive‎, 10-26-2020 03:33 PM
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Should I quit bulking? 5'6 and 169 lbs; I'm a bit heavy for my height though I definitely look skinny when clothed. I have trouble increasing my bench on a bulk though my squat continues to go up. Can bench 145 lbs for a triple (stuck for several weeks here even after adding volume to both...

Odifududix‎, 11-03-2020 03:06 PM
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