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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: Don't look past the basics

From what I've been reading in this forum recently, 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 online 'trainer' who's only trying to scam their $$$. ...

ironwill2008‎, 01-05-2015 08:31 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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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Help with calories??

I am currently on Stronglifts 5x5 and have decided to start cutting fat so here's the basics. BMR: 1800 TDEE: 2370 Height: 5'6 Weight:165 Male I'm having trouble figuring out what calories I should eat within. I was thinking about eating more calories on the 3 days I workout and less on...

T00T‎, Today 01:14 PM
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will it work?

hi guys could you send me a link where i could get an answer to the following question? or can you personally answer me? : i am 42 yo 5 foot 11 inches 186 pounds 19% body fat i lift weights 3 times a week (mostly compound exercises) do 30 mins cardio 3 times a week (running) eating 50% clean...

gaz2111‎, Today 04:39 AM
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Losing Fat, Chicken and White/Brown rice diet

Hello, im 21 and have been a bit overweight since about 4th grade. Im 6'1 and use to weigh 225 @ around 20% body give or take. Now im 186-190lbs at roughly 12-17% body fat(assuming) but id like to know about that chicken and rice diet. Meals: Morning- Raisin Bran, 4-5 eggs-with fish oil....

TheCeige03‎, Today 12:40 PM
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Question Cutting for the summer!

Hello fellow fitness fanatics! I'm 16 years old, 185 cm (6'1) and 78 kg (172 lbs) with a fat percentage of 15% and I've been bulking through out 6-8 months and gained about 15 kgs eating with a diet of 3000-3350 calories consisting of 50% carbs 20% protein 30% fat. Now I've got a few question to...

Hejnic123‎, Today 07:01 AM
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Unhappy lose weight fast

Can Anybody suggest me how to lose weight in 3 weeks without counting calories??I can't eat less my blood sugar gets too low...I do cardio for 45 minutes but I am gaining weight...my arms are bulky and my tummy is bulging...my wedding is coming any suggestions??

amritflora‎, Today 12:51 AM
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2000 calories to lose weight

This might sound stupid but honestly I need some answers. I am trying to lose weight. I weigh around 169 pounds and I want to lose some of that fat. I'm eating 1500 calories a day but I really struggle with it. When it gets to 7pm I find myself eating and the total rises to 2000 calories a day. I...

ADFThingy‎, Yesterday 02:53 PM
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What is happening when lifts go up during cutting?

I'm not an overweight newbie, weight decreasing a couple pounds a week, lifting 5-6 times a week. 4 weeks into a cut. Some lifts keep progressing anyway. Presuming this doesn't pertain to actual increase in muscle mass, is it improving technique? Finding more oomph and aggression out of thin...

ComeOnFFS‎, Today 12:37 AM
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Losing Fat Chat Thread Version 13.0 1rd Thread - 2st Thread - 3th Thread - 4rd Thread - 6rd Thread - 7th Thread - 8th Thread - 9nd Thread - 10th Thread- 11th Thread- 12th Thread-

EjnarKolinkar‎, 07-07-2015 09:27 PM
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Unhappy Unintended bulking - too much carbs?

Hi there, I'm not sure if I'm posting in the correct subforum but as the goal is to lose fat, I decided on this one. I hope you guys can give me some pointers. I'm 5'2" and 120 lbs. I currently lift 5x/wk and 10-20 minutes of HIIT 3-4x/wk (just started HIIT about 2 weeks ago though). Over the...

minimalistgal‎, Today 10:38 AM
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First Bulk after 100lb weight loss - initial weight gain

So, from October 2015 to March 20, 2017 I've gone from 300 lbs to 199.8 lbs (Yay me!). While this way surpasses the original goals I had set for myself, I don't want to stop here. I started my transition into my first bulk on 3/20 and have already gained 4 lbs, which theoretically should not be...

Draxta‎, Today 07:07 AM
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Help with body

Hello. I am new to this forum but just a bit of information first. I am 18 and 5ft5. I am aware of my dwarf like height. Anyways, since childhood I have been a fat individual. I started dieting (Starvation) at the age of 15 for like a year and I lost a lot of weight. I went down to 51Kg but the...

Muhammed142‎, Yesterday 07:45 AM
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TDEE, BMR, RMR...etc

6'4'', 280lbs, 34 years old, Exercise 3 of every 4 days Lifting +Cardio. When I do the online calculators I'm getting TDEE numbers around 3700 - 4000...which to me seems high. I know these are just guide lines but does that sound right?

TommyDigital13‎, Today 06:11 AM
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Can intermittent fasting help you burn fat and gain muscle

So I am currently at 182 pounds and I am 6 feet tall. I have been the same body fat for about a year which is at 15%. I wanna get to about 11%. I just now started to hear about intermittent fasting and I know it's good to lose body fat but does it help you gain muscle or does it hurt you in muscle....

ccurran86‎, Yesterday 12:47 PM
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Too fat for fierce 5?

I'm 22 and just gained a good 60 pounds this past year, putting me right around 260 (I started watching my weight again and dropped 10, so I might be at 250). Last time I lost weight, I did intense cardio every day for 1-2 hours and ended up looking really weird at 200 lbs and 5'11. I had a much...

Habibiqt‎, Yesterday 10:36 PM
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Talking Fat Loss/Muscle/Loose Skin

Just a few questions ^^ 1. I was told that you could maintain a decent amount of ur muscle mass even at a 1200 calorie diet assuming you were eating the correct amount of protein, is this true? 2. If someone is young are they less likely to get loose skin after a decent amount of weight loss...

WhereDatProtein‎, Today 06:38 AM
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Feb/Mar 17 Fat Loss & Motivation Thread

Hey guys! Carrying on from the excellent hosts we've had over the last year or so, I'll be doing a spreadsheet to keep track of everybody's losses and goals throughout this thread. Link to spreadsheet:...

Poyser16‎, 01-31-2017 10:19 AM
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Healthier lifestyle

Hey guys, So after a number of years of being fat, I have decided enough is enough. Since Christmas, I have shifted my diet away from the tonnes of crap I was eating before, towards more lean meat, vegetables, and fruit, with the occasional treat (small amount of dark chocolate, a few drinks one...

MrJimpix‎, Yesterday 09:13 AM
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Losing weight but only feel slightly leaner

So I have been cutting with 2100 calories, I started at 6 foot 208 pounds and I'm down to 190, I feel leaner but nothing crazy noticable, I'm losing weight a lot faster than I'd like, it's been a month and a half but I'm not in a crazy deficit and don't know what I should do. I planned on cutting...

NorCalAnt‎, Yesterday 12:21 PM
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Red face Finally time to start getting lean..

Okay so, i'm an 18 year old,127lb weighing female, 5'2 and 22% bf. I've seen changes in body composition ever since i started weight lifting.. i really want to cut right now and ive never been good at knowing if im doing it right or not. i know its calories out calories in. for example ill eat...

basicdrea‎, Today 06:17 AM
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Made weight for fight, still fat. Just want to get lean for june, will macros help?

Hey guys, last year I lost around about 20 kgs so I could compete in muay thai, I went from starting the year out at 86 kgs to fighting in october at 66 kgs, right now I'm 70.8, only 4 kilos away from my fighting weight, I did have a fight lined up next month which I was cutting for but it's been...

JesseJohnMc‎, 03-27-2017 04:52 AM
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Question Hypothyroidism / Hashimoto's and weight loss

Hi all. Posting out of sheer desperation - very curious if anyone here has had success in losing weight while being diagnosed with hypothyroidism? I am in the process of getting to the right dosage of medicine, I eat *very* well (90% of my intake consists of natural, non-processsd foods) but have...

SleeplessinNY‎, Yesterday 05:32 PM
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Less macros on days with less activity?

Im 6'1 180 pounds not sure if the scale is accurate but say 15% body fat. I have a very active job (bridge carpenter) that i do 10 hours a day, 4 days a week. I came up with using a macros calculator and some adjustment. Calories 2,299, protein 199, carbs 260, fat 63. The numbers should be very...

brock00102‎, Today 03:36 AM
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Weight fluctuates

Guys, I've been cutting for around 3 weeks now, but I'm not too sure I'm losing weight at the right pace. This is because my weight fluctuates like hell. FYI, I do count calories. And I mean ALL calories. Take a look; Day: Weight:

DutchTeamUltra‎, Yesterday 02:16 PM
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Would that help me losing BF?

Yo guys, I am currently 15 61kg 170cm and I got really small belly and side fat, I cannot go to gym for some reasons so I've chose this circuit to lose BF 20 body weight squats 10 push ups 20 walking lunges 10 dumbbell rows 15 second plank 30 Jumping Jacks and repeat it twice more so three...

Fouad21‎, Yesterday 02:16 PM
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Question Low Carb, Refeeds, and Fat Loss?

Hey everyone, So I'm currently trying to cut down for the first time, and had some questions about refeeds when on a low carb diet. I am on an IF schedule with my macros at 110c, 42f, and 160p. I live in very sedentary life as I work and school from home in a foreign country where I don't know...

craftysince86‎, Yesterday 06:54 AM
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