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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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July/August/September - 90 day weight loss thread

This one will be dedicated to John Cyr and his inspirational weight loss and to healing. I stole what he wrote for 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...

LeaninBack916‎, 06-30-2020 01:58 PM
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Arrow I am stuck and NEED someone to tell me what I'm doing wrong and how to improve

Hello everyone, I'm a 16 year old who's been training on and off for the past 2 years but only been taking it seriously the past year. Recently I've become stumped and let me tell you why. I am currently at a body fat percentage of roughly 18% weighing 83kg. I train strength 5 times a week...

PatrickHere‎, Today 02:34 PM
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Skinny Fat - Not sure whether to lose or gain weight

Hey guys, I'm 25, 6ft and weigh about 75kg. For several years I've had a pot belly whether im bigger or skinnier. I'm already fairly skinny and would like to gain muscle (ultimate goal is about 90kg, 15% body fat) but every time I gain weight my gut gets bigger, and if I lose even more weight...

rpclarke94‎, Today 09:07 AM
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Fat loss question

Hello, I had a few questions regarding fat loss. Firstly, I have lost approx. 10 lbs in the past few months following a calorie deficit based on my TDEE at my previous weight. Do I need to recalculate my TDEE following this weight loss and further decreased my calories to lose more weight? ...

plumedollar1‎, 06-30-2020 11:25 PM
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Question Overweight 52yr old needs advice for losing belly fat

52 yrs old, technically obese. Not new to BB site, but really have not done much recently on the site. Was active 2015 but then had some major leg surgeries, was laid up from Oct 2015 thru May 2016, as was not cleared to do anything, thus gained about 40lbs. Have lost maybe 5 lbs since then...

ChrisM06040‎, Yesterday 01:49 PM
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Unhappy Please Help: Weights/Exercising for over a year and cannot lose any fat

Hello community! I really am in need of some advise and what I can introduce to head towards my fitness goals. UPDATE 1st July: Hey guys. It's nearly end of Week5 and I only have 1 more week left, and so far My weight has not changed, I have not become stronger and I have not lost any...

FilmFanatic12‎, 06-16-2020 11:23 AM
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Navy Method said 10% body fat, but I don't have defined abs

I am 5'8 and 130lbs as of recent and I calculated my body fat percentage at 10% via the Navy method, so Id imagine roughly 11-12% give or take really, however I do not see defined abs, but really just the lining of them, do I need to start putting on muscle on order for a six pack to show or try to...

sean7230‎, 06-28-2020 09:44 PM
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Building muscle while cutting

Is it possible for a novice to gain muscle While cutting?

Pel10‎, 06-29-2020 06:36 AM
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I want to save my life

Being born with a physical disability has mentally drained me my whole life, suicide always being a reoccurring thought. I will never look down on my self , I want to change , no longer will I sell my short, Open to any advice

jdprice859‎, 06-29-2020 03:13 PM
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Hello all! Rookie member here and was looking for advice on when to workout and for meals. I've been on 3rd shift (11p-7a) for almost five years now and with age and life (I know that's no excuse) have gone from 220 lbs and pretty good shape to 392 lbs and find it difficult for any exertion or...

EDH1968‎, 06-28-2020 11:56 PM
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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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Fat loss

Hi everyone I'm 17 years old and need help losing fat. I'm 1.86m tall and weigh around 85 kg.

callmesuprise‎, 06-30-2020 04:00 AM
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Endomorph, hypothyroidism, trying to lose body fat

Hi guys, I really really need advice. I am really frustrated and my self-esteem is -1. I recently had my thyroid killed, I was hyperthyroid and had to do radiation to become hypothyroid for health reasons. Since March 2019, I gained 20lbs of body fat. Originally I was 140lbs, now I am...

BlueSystem200‎, 01-26-2020 08:49 PM
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Unhappy The dreaded plateau, please help

Hi all! New here and could really use some help. I'm worried I've hit the dreaded plateau, and I don't know what to do moving forward. I'm a 25 year old guy at 197.4 lbs. I started 8 weeks ago at 211.2 lbs. From day 1, I've been trying to keep my calories to 1500 or less a day so I could lose...

gofullpower‎, 06-27-2020 12:59 PM
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Skinny fat: bulk or cut?

Hello. I'm 82kg (180lbs) 193 cm (6'4) male. Everybody tells me I'm too skinny but without clothes, I have a big belly and man boobs. I think i fall into category - skinny fat. When I was under 15yo I was fat (around 106kg), but then I lost a lot of weight and consequently muscle too. About...

dejan95‎, 06-28-2020 12:27 PM
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How close am I to visible abs? (pics are in my profile)

I've been working out 6 days a week for about a month now while eating at a deficit. So far, I've dropped about 6 pounds, but I still can't see my abs without stretching my skin with my hands. I think I started at about 16 to 17 BF.

toothPick24‎, 06-27-2020 09:18 PM
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Bulk or Cut at around 20% bf? (pics included for accurate advice)

5'6" 180 lbs. TDEE calculators online average out to somewhere between 2300-2600 for maintenance. I haven't tested body fat% in awhile but last I checked I was around 20-22%. Ideally would like to be around 155-160 at 10% Not a novice lifter, have been lifting for years but have developed...

BlueHefner00‎, 06-27-2020 06:27 PM
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Loose belly fat skin

I know it’s hard to give a proper answer without a pic but is it possible to get rid of excess fat/skin without surgery? Or make it firmer? I don’t have a lot but it’s a little annoying. Currently at 17% bf and getting down to 12%. I wanna bulk after as I’m currently 175 but am worried it’ll get...

paycheck‎, 06-27-2020 04:36 PM
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What is excessive cardio...?

Hi guys, I'm a 28 year old man and am 1m86 (6ft 1in) with a wide frame (never had narrow shoulders). I've been overweight since I was 13. I have been unsatisfied with the way I look for the last 15 years, have taken many attemps to gain control over it, but none of them lasted long. I've always...

TimmyBe‎, 06-09-2020 10:03 PM
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Smile I'm newbie, needing some advice.

Hello everyone, This is my body and I'm 26 yo. I'm also 5 feet 11 inches tall. I realised I should lose too much weight to be healthy and better looking. I need your advices about what to do. Especially during coronavirus process, we're not supposed to go out much. I'm not even sure. Also, I'm...

weightloser11‎, 06-27-2020 06:03 AM
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Been cutting for 6 weeks (need advice)

I have been cutting for 6 weeks, my maintenance calories were 2000 so I decided to drop to 1650 for the past 6 weeks give or take a 1 or 2 cheat days I have been reading alot about metabolic adaptation and that can occur after 2-3 weeks on a calorie deficit, I'm wondering should I eat at...

BasedonPluto‎, 06-27-2020 12:28 PM
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What is my TDEE?

5’8, 20, Female, 130 pounds. Cardio: 3-4x a week 25-30 min. (Intense) Weight Lifiting: 6x a week 40-60 min. (Moderate) Job: Retail (15 hours a week)

AL459‎, 06-25-2020 06:42 PM
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Am I losing at a good rate?

Height: 5"11 Starting Weight: 83.9 Current Weight: 82.1 Im eating around 1500/ 1600Kcal and only movement im really doing is morning body workout for just under 1hr (Not sure how many calories burnt there), Im in bed rest of the day lol. As im only adding 1 rep each week and 1 set every 3...

Cautious1‎, 06-10-2020 01:11 AM
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Need some advice and tips

Hi! This is my first post, signed up to post because I'm trying to get a little more serious in my diet/exercise. Basically about 5 years ago I started working out and eating better, I was 240 lbs at my max and my lowest was about 163 lbs. Did keto diet for a couple months recently and it wasn't...

YellowFever47‎, 06-25-2020 08:22 AM
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Are 0 calorie drinks really 0 calories?

Are like 0 calorie coke and other diet sodas like that really 0 calories? wont make you fat?? im pretty sure there has to be a downside anyone knows?

Noctive‎, 06-25-2020 12:37 PM
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