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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: 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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Sticky Thread Sticky: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

VKs0oEIVOck VKs0oEIVOck First time embedding a video, so bare with me.

Junsuiakai‎, 08-06-2017 10:10 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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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 09:12 AM
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Water weight and face bloat?

Hi! So I started lifting weights 6 weeks ago and seeing some surprisingly good result. But so far I've not managed to drop a single pound of weight, I've even gained like 2-3lbs. I try to eat clean and know for a fact that I'm eating less. Can water retention last this long? I definitely still get...

Cowbell90‎, Today 09:03 AM
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Where should I go from here?

I'm 6'5" ~200 lbs and 29 years old. I believe my body fat is between 16 and 18%. I've been working out and eating super healthy for over 7 months, cutting for 6 months and bulking for about a month. Not sure if I should really be cutting still though. I thought I could use more muscle mass but I...

CaptKirk90‎, 11-12-2019 06:42 PM
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cant lose my gut

i don't get it, ive cut back on calories. And I feel hungry all the time so I know I am in a calorie deficit. And I could eat way more than what I do so I know I have cut back a lot. I eat healthy all the time, I eat fish, salads, eggs, ect ect. I started doing a exersize I made up called ariel...

Longbow01‎, Yesterday 08:04 PM
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I weigh 100 pounds but still have belly fat. What do I do?

I'm a 4'9 woman, my highest weight used to be 122 pounds and I've lost this weight over a span of some months. But my belly fat is still there and just refuses to budge. Is there anything I can do anymore? I feel so helpless because I lost so much weight but the belly fat is still intact and feels...

Bunnies1‎, Yesterday 01:06 PM
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Smile 5 weeks into my cut - whats my bf%?

Long time lurker, Thought I'd ask for some advice on what BF% I am? Holding onto love handles (although much better), no definition, some vascularity. working on losing weight, 5 weeks into my cut, clean eating only @1600-1800kcal, 6-7 times lifting, cardio every 2nd day. Started at 77kg, now...

DagsSte‎, Today 07:01 AM
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Finding Tdee for Fat loss

Hello im 161cm and 69kg i have put on some serious mass in this 4 years i have cut and bulk but now im doing 1h of cardio post exercise i wanted to know if im considered very active in tdee calculators (6-7 training days) <--- which i train 6 days a week and on those days post exercise i do 1h of...

Cronoz2282‎, Today 05:39 AM
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Ideal weight is a thing?

Currently weigh at 172 pounds, been lifting for 4 months as a beginner doing 3 day full body workouts while managing school and work. In those 3 days I go all out with 1.5-2 hour workouts to make up for not being able to work out 5 times a week. I am 5'8 and 22 male. You can see my current...

GangsterFresh‎, 11-12-2019 02:43 PM
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Obese Teen Help With DefIcit

So I’m a 17/M, between 5’6/5’7, and pretty freaking fat. I’m also a pretty late bloomer, I was behind a lot of my peers in school, if any of that matters for what I’m about to say. My highest weight was about 310. I weighed myself when I came back from a vacation from California mid/late...

DarkDisquiet‎, Yesterday 05:16 PM
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To cut or bulk

I've been off and on with lifting weights for a few years but just recently began going full tilt with it. I count my calories/protein and workout 5-6 days a week. I'm 28, 6'5 and started at 218lbs. The past couple months my focus was on losing weight and am currently weighing 200lbs. I figured...

IShotBambi‎, Yesterday 05:01 PM
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1 Year Bulk / Cut Belly Diameter actually increased

I took some notes in January 2019 but I don't know for certain how reliable they were. I'm 43, 5'9" currently 170 lbs. In January i was about 164 lbs and had just started lifting. I spent the first 4 months almost entirely focused on lifting. Alarmed by skyrocketing weight I attempted a diet...

newbutserious‎, Yesterday 09:58 AM
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Unhappy Full fat Greek yoghurt while on a cut

I’m ketogenic and I’m seeking some solid advice on post workout nutrition full fat yoghurt with berries. Whilst I’m on a cup it is the only dairy that I have whilst on this cut the rest is green vegetables salad high-quality fat and protein. My macros are very strict but in order to Rip off as...

Riggar‎, Yesterday 05:39 PM
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What next? Progress Pics are in gallery.

Hey all! I set out on a mission in April 2019 to solely lose weight. My challenge was from 21st 4 down to 17st. I'm 6ft 4 too. It's now November 2019 and I have smashed my goal. But my question is, what next? Not sure I want to lose more weight but I would like to get some muscle...

MarkyGee79‎, Yesterday 04:38 PM
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Pursuit of weight loss and happiness 😃

Hey guys my name is Andy Hernandez, I’m 19 years old and I live in Minnesota. I’ve recently reached a point in my life where I’ve really started to look at life from a different perspective. I over looked things like mental health until recently where I found out I have major depression disorder....

AndyH16‎, Yesterday 01:40 AM
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I need help re-motivating myself.

My is carson and I’m 17 yrs old and I was wanted to lose weight recently, and I weighted 262 and I lost 33 pounds in 2 and a half month so I’m half way there to my goal 200 but I’m kinda losing my fire to go to the gym and I need some help re-motivating myself.

carson6712‎, 11-12-2019 09:16 PM
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Weekly Wednesday Weigh-in Redux

Instead of continuing my old thread I decided to start a new one for this weight loss journey. My old one is still there for motivation (https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=165465711) but this cut deserves its own recognition. As always, everyone is free to join any time. As some of you...

Maverick2015‎, 10-30-2019 05:32 AM
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Trying to lose fat and get buff but have gynecomastia

I’m new to these forums but I have a little bit of gynecomastia I got it from Ridellan I had to take as a child. They were going to pay for my surgery but I was young when they were going to pay. And my mom said to me sometimes people don’t wake up from surgery so that scared me of getting the...

JoshuaAlpha‎, 11-12-2019 10:51 PM
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100 pound weight loss journey (Help)

I've been down this road multiple times even 5 months ago I was killing it dropped 30 pounds in 3 months was getting stronger ever week in the gym but like always motivation starts to go and I fall apart. Revert to the old person and all those bad habits that made me 345 pounds. This time it has...

Falcorn‎, 11-11-2019 06:02 PM
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Should i cut ?

Hey guys i'm new here, https :// imgur.com /a/7gkQJw8 I'm 22yo, 76kg, 1m80 I've been bulking for 5 months now, +6kg I was wondering if i should stop bulking or ? What do you think ? Am i too fat ? My bench is at 80kg, squat 85kg, dips +34kg, curl ez 40kg ...

tayuf‎, 11-12-2019 11:08 PM
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Should I bulk or cut?

Male, 175 cm at 77 kg. I'd estimate I'm at around 13-16% BF. Been working out for 5+ years, not a newbie. I've been doing a caloric surplus on training days and maintenance calories on off days since August 2019. Now wondering whether I should cut down to around 8-10% and start bulking, or just...

Gumby1990‎, 11-12-2019 10:46 PM
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guys i am losing fat but not lower belly fat? why so

i started my cut at 19.3% body fat. currently i am at 14.9% body fat. my upper 2 abs are visible in the mirror , 3rd and 4th abs are lightly visible. internal oblique muscle is becoming prominent but the fat between my belly aka in my lower belly is not going. what to do

rob175‎, 11-10-2019 11:10 AM
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Red face 2019 - November/December Weight Loss

2019 November/December Weight Loss This is picking up from the previous thread "2019 September/October Fat Loss" Everyone is welcome to come here and post your result for the week. Good Luck Everyone! My starting weight is: 161.4 lbs My goal for this thread is to lose: -9 lbs...

DebiLynn‎, 11-06-2019 10:44 PM
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Supplements and IF for a woman

Hi guys! I've been working out for many years and want to focus now on body fat shredding. My BMI is normal (23). But I want to reduce my fat percentage. I track my food, do weightlifting and HIIT. I would like to know a little bit more about IF in women, shall it be done same as men? Or is...

agalvisa90‎, 11-12-2019 11:44 AM
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520 to 420 in 8 months.

So I made a post on this forum I don't remember how long ago, stating that I was 490 pounds, 18 years old, and ready to take my life back. Truth is I was actually around 530 pounds when I made that post, I was too embarrassed to state that I was in the 500's. Well, I started to lose weight around 8...

ZaneDowns‎, 11-11-2019 02:27 PM
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Are ultra-low calorie diets ok when consuming enough protein?

So for example, I take a protein shake that serves 42g of protein for 240 calories. I used a calculator to get that my body requires 90-300g of protein a day. Not saying its what I would do... but technically... why not just buy 3 shakes at 720 calories and 126g of protein? Anything wrong...

Gordo955‎, 11-11-2019 07:18 PM
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Excessive sweating

i appreciate every advice and thank you for it. before starting to workout and eating a good diet i noticed that i was always very quick to sweat under pressure or starting an exercise. after 2-3 months of training and going to the gym i didnt sweat as much but i still do sweat more than people...

reallyibra‎, 11-10-2019 10:18 AM
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