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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 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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Unhappy 22 years old and weight 130lbs????

When I first got into lifting, I was terribly skinny and weak, and weighed maybe 95 lbs. I got into lifting about four years ago, though I have been consistently lifting for about three years. I ended up getting to 142lbs, which is the biggest and strongest I’ve ever been. After three to...

AndrewMBruch‎, 07-05-2020 09:08 PM
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Stuck at 202 for weeks

So I started lifting for about 2-3 years but just took it seriously for a year now. I’ve gained muscle for sure and I started from 220 got to 190 on diet alone. I was overweight so I still couldn’t see my abs even at that weight. I’m very active throughout the week with work and the gym. I’m in...

1Fonzie‎, Today 02:10 AM
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Exclamation Weight Gain on Cal Deficit

The past 3 weeks, I’ve been tracking my cal intake (myfitnesspal) and cal output (iwatch), as well as my weight and fat percentage (fitindex scale). My routine: 2 days of 500 cal deficit, 1 day of 0 cal deficit. I eat more than enough protein (160-220 gr daily), but don’t specifically go for a...

91Ragnar‎, Yesterday 09:05 PM
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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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Expected size loss?

Hello, I have spent about 4 months bulking went from 56kg to 63kg, currently roughly 17.5% BF, 139lbs and 5ft7. Chest is 36 inch, arms 12 inch cold flexed. I am aiming to lose 1lb a week now and get to around 12% body fat, roughly what sort of size off my chest and arms am I realistically looking...

greenglass‎, Yesterday 07:39 AM
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How can I work out daily protein and carb requirements?

I want to start calorie counting, but can't seem to find any legit sources or HOW MUCH protein, sugar, carbs, etc. to eat each day. Is there a website or 'formula' to help me work out what I'm supposed to be eating each day?

Lucarious‎, Yesterday 11:10 AM
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I need encouragement!

Hey guys, Im only here because I heard of the Shrinking man and how much support he got from here and was hoping some of that can be rubbed off on me. Im 17 years old,5'9, and currently 310lbs. I know my choices are bringing me to an early grave and i want to lose it but its just so difficult.

Medinamojo‎, 07-04-2020 06:55 AM
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2/18 505 LB - 6/30 380 LB - Super Cut

imgur.com/a/Ysjz1pv Stats for 2/18-6/30 - Calories In - 1100 Calories out - 4900 Steps - 9800 Eating 1100 calories a day sounds ridiculous, but its possible. I started out with eggs in the morning, tuna or chicken breast during the day, and protein shakes throughout the day to curb...

bltplease‎, 07-05-2020 04:56 PM
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Malnutrition/Dieting

Alright, quick back story I was really PHAT, did a hella low calorie diet, like I am talking 1000 calories at 6'2 ft, regardless it worked, I managed to maintain my weight after doing it for like 6-7 months? lost a **** ton of weight, did 5x5 strong lifts during it and I assume since I was a noobie...

OnThisMotive‎, 07-03-2020 11:31 PM
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Post Skinnyfat, am I on the right path?

Hello Dear Bodybuilding Community I finally found the courage to sign up and ask for help. I am 30 years old now and I have been consistently lifting weights for a bit more than a year. I started to lift weights when I was 18 years old but from time to time there were long breaks inbetween,...

Onuki90‎, 07-02-2020 05:02 PM
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Wanna lose around 10 lbs fat put on muscle

Right now I am probably 10 pounds overweight but am starting to lift regularly, squats, bench, deadlift, dumbbells and some body exercises as well. I am 6’4” and 210 lbs currently. Very long limbs. What best way for someone my body type to put on muscle and lose fat, only fat I have is a little...

Bj1108‎, 07-05-2020 08:03 AM
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Can someone explain plateaus to me

Imagine the following scenario Im 250lbs losing 2 lbs a week on 2700 calories, when I stop losing weight at 240, I cut calories down to 2500 until I get down to 230 Is that the same as just straight up eating 2500 calories to go from 250-230? I know im not gonna plateau exactly every...

Merc009‎, 07-05-2020 03:23 PM
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Fat Burners that actually work

I am looking for a fat burner that I can use long term to help cut fat. Looking for something I can get without a prescription. Looking for something that people have used that actually works. So much out there is just a waste of money. I am skeptical on Fat Burners, like many supplements that...

jdesey‎, 07-05-2020 11:37 AM
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What's the most EFFECTIVE diet for toning up?

For over a year now I've been living a low carb diet. However, my partner recently followed slimming world (so lots of pasta now being served), and to make things simpler I've been giving it a go too. The carbs have been making me a bit bloated, and I'm sometimes falling back into my old diet...

Lucarious‎, 07-05-2020 04:28 AM
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Losing fat. Tips?

Hello guys. I'm a Basketball athlete hoping to lose weight. I've lifted for 2 years. My stats are 6'1 240 lbs My lifts are Bench 245 Deadlift 365 Squats 300 all one rep max I eat 2000 calories a day to lose a bit more weight. My maintenance should've been at 2800 calories so I cut 800.

Cmiguel02‎, 07-04-2020 11:29 AM
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Decreasing fat while maintaing muscle

i have been bulking for pretty much since i started working out i did it mostly clean though so i am not really overweight i just want to cut my bodyfat down enough where i can look more toned, i am what i guess you could say is a "hard gainer" so i dont wanna lose the progress i made with bulk in...

nickster1225‎, 07-04-2020 07:46 PM
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Smile Lets start.

Hello, I'm currently new to this forum, I'm 21 years old and after watching inspirational videos on the youtube channel I want to begin my journey, sounds cringy, but eh whatever. It only takes my self to motivate me, but I don't know where to start. I don't know much about exercising either. I...

fiyadeviande‎, 07-04-2020 05:59 AM
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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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Stubborn Fatty ...

Hello all, I'm new here and I need some advice. I am having issues losing fat even though I'm working out everyday and eating clean. I walk just over 2 miles every morning (@ 4 mph) before work, busy at work, and do an hour of strength training, weights & yoga after work. I've seen some changes...

jmm1217‎, 07-03-2020 02:27 PM
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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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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, 07-02-2020 09:07 AM
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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, 07-02-2020 02:34 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, 07-01-2020 01:49 PM
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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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