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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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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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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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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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Shred vs bulk?

Good morning, After recently coming out of a long relationship, I want to start looking after myself. Im a 30 year old 5”9 male at 74kg. My current diet isn’t the best but I’m willing fix that with some advice. Im looking to definitely lose some belly fat, at the same time as putting size...

19Remlap‎, 08-29-2021 03:28 AM
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Another "what should I do" post... Slight deficit, recomp, or continue bulk? Pls hal

I've been lifting for maybe a year? 7 months pre covid, and about 5 months since gyms re opened. I'm 5'10, 166 lbs. I've been "bulking" at a slight surplus of maybe 300-400 cals for about 2 months but I've gotten to a point where I feel fat in my face/chin, chest and abs. Pic is attached. A bro...

23gointoend‎, 09-01-2021 12:44 PM
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Am I losing weight too fast??

Started 5'10'' 190lbs 20.5%. Two weeks later 185lbs 18.5% with 1.5in off my abdomen. Eating at a 15% deficit..about 400 calories and haven't had a drink in almost 3 weeks. Lifting 4 days a week with two additional cardio sessions. Started creatine loading at the beginning (10g a day), so...

804Prince‎, 09-03-2021 02:06 AM
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Plateau in Weight Loss, what should I do?

Hello internet fit people, this is the first question I have ever asked on any forum ever (so if i do something wrong let me know) I am currently 190lbs trying to get to ~160-170lbs (male 19, 5 foot 10 inches). I have done sports for years in the past, so I know plenty about lifting/working out,...

absoluteunit222‎, 09-20-2021 05:13 PM
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Motivation

Hey All, This is my first post and my umpteenth attempt to get back in shape. A decade ago I was a scholarship athlete and was 5'11" 190 pounds with sub 10% body fat. Post college and a decade into the business world, with Covid and remote work, I'm up to 257 pounds last I checked. I was...

AccioFitness‎, 09-03-2021 09:19 AM
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Lose weight & Fat on vacation

Is it impossible to lose weight on a vacation and at the same time enjoy our vacation time?!

aeeme90‎, 08-30-2021 01:24 AM
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Is incline walking really a good calorie burning workout?

I walked this morning on the treadmill for an hour at a 12% grade and at 3.5 mph. My Garmin watch averaged my heart rate as 153 and said I burned around 600 cals. Im a 5"8 female and 136 pounds. Does that seem accurate? I was definitely sweating and my shirt was soaked after but it did not seem...

AL459‎, 08-30-2021 08:38 AM
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Smile follow up

I don't really know how to find old threads so just posting a follow up here. Been cutting for around 6 weeks went from 182 - 176 eating 2k cal a day wondering if anyone could have an estimate at my bf % pictures on bodyspace. height 5"8

Almostpretty‎, 09-11-2021 12:45 PM
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New here just looking for info

So I'm new and this is my first time on a forum like this. Backstory for those interested When I was young I did Mauy Thai kick boxing and gymnastics stayed in good shape. Now I'm older and have an office job and I'm fat in the middle. Not legs or arms. I did keto for a while and had tremendous...

Azzyeli‎, 09-20-2021 07:32 AM
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Question [M/22/6'0/175lbs] Bodyfat estimate and advice, should I continue to cut to 12%?

So to start off, I started lifting in May 2020 and have been consistent with dieting and lifting since. I started @ 151lbs and bulked to around 192lbs, which is what I weighed in July 2021. I have been cutting since July 10th, 2021 and now weigh ~175lbs, which was my original cutting goal. I've...

baron541‎, Yesterday 06:12 PM
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Summer 2021 Weight loss thread, 12 weeks

We are back again! 12 weeks, anyone is free to join in at anytime. Starting on the 25th of June post your current weight, post your goal and then weigh in each week and push towards that goal. Feel free to post pics when you start to hold yourself accountable and give you that extra...

Beavertown‎, 06-15-2021 05:58 PM
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September to Christmas Fat loss thread

Here we go again, same as always... Come and go as you please, everyone is welcome. No pressure No sign up fee 😂 Hold yourself accountable with others that are in the same boat. Friday 17th September is the first date and we go to Christmas Eve. Set yourself a target and smash it

Beavertown‎, 09-10-2021 02:07 AM
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Should I Go for Body Contouring Treatment Along with Exercise

I started my journey in body transformation two years ago, but I was not able to continue it for a long time due to pain in my spinal. After taking a rest, I started again and had the same problem. I tried 2-3 times to resume the gym but couldn't. I was very depressed and getting fatigue day by...

BernicePike‎, 09-06-2021 03:43 AM
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Made a lot of progress already, don't know where to go from here

I'm 6'0", 27, male. Over the past two years I've been trying to lose weight. Started at 280 lbs, currently at 180 lbs. I started out by just making better food choices and being more active because I used to be completely sedentary and ate terribly. I tried to introduce resistance training several...

BigGlick‎, 09-09-2021 12:50 PM
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Keep getting injured while dieting. Where to go from here?

What's up boys, After about 3 years of very little exercise post-graduating from college, I have gotten back into fitness and nutrition and honestly been very pleased with the results. I'm currently a little past the 3 month mark with respect to regular weight training and dieting and have lost...

BigGucciHank‎, 09-06-2021 02:07 PM
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Question Confused on why i have high(ish) bodyfat- pls help :(

(Female, 5"4, 119 pounds) Apologies prior if this seems messy and long. I checked the number of calories i should be eating on various calorie counters (including the bodybuilding one) for curiosity and its WAY above what i actually eat. On average they say i should be eating 1700 calories...

bitMEL‎, 09-11-2021 06:31 PM
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Should I cut more or bulk now.

Hello I’m new here and wondering if I should cut more or bulk now. Iv been training for maybe 1 year. I don’t know my body fat % maybe 15? Thanks! Weight : 158 Age : 23 Height : 5’10

Blazem22‎, 08-30-2021 04:43 PM
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Best advice for recomposition- (someone getting back into shape after a year off)?

Hey all. Hoping you could offer some advice for my cousin who is trying to get back into shape. Here are the specs: It's a male, mid-40s. Been working out for 20 years, but took a year after Covid closed the gym. Lost muscle and lost weight, but gained fat (roughly 18-20% fat) and looks both...

bsem2%40mail.com‎, 09-08-2021 10:50 AM
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I am so fat

I need help

christianpeter7‎, 09-16-2021 08:42 AM
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Exclamation Low calorie diet and not feeling hungry?

I have been eating 1000-1200 calories a day and once a week on Saturdays I have a cheat day which is basically me eating whatever I want to maintenance calories. On the first week and second week I had strong cravings for food through out the day and was really struggling to resist urges to just...

clydeashelton‎, 09-21-2021 07:15 AM
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anything wrong with low calorie diet for short period of time?

Hi I have been eating between 800-1000 calories a day for the past week and wondering if this is bad and does it cause any major problems? I'm really fat so I weigh around 315 pounds. I am wanting to eat low calories for maybe the whole month to just get the ball rolling and its really...

clydeashelton‎, 09-08-2021 02:20 AM
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Dropped about 10 kilos... How many more to go?

Hi guys, I dropped about 10 kilos in the last 4 month I think. I don´t even want to think what bf% I was back then. What bf% approximately am I now? h ttps://imgur.com/a/YaaEbce h ttps://imgur.com/a/XNBsXCj h ttps://imgur.com/a/AE3iHrn

curcs11‎, 09-14-2021 09:29 AM
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Building muscle in calorie deficit?

Hi, I’m new to this so don’t really know how it works. I have quite abit of weight to lose. Currently set up on a calorie counting app that has set me a 1,000 calorie a day deficit but from what I’ve read it’s not good for muscle building. My question is, how can I begin to build muscle while...

Dannyh195‎, 09-01-2021 12:34 AM
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Asthma And exercise

Hi all, so I just have a few questions about exercise and asthma if anyone can help. I am on inhalers for my asthma and I'm pretty overweight so I want to loose about 4 stone to get me back down to healthier weight. How would it be to best proceed with cardio training with asthma? I am pretty...

demigod1308‎, Yesterday 07:51 PM
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My stomach is so much fatter than any other part of my torso

It wont let me submit links, so basically i have 3 ribs showing, that line in the middle of your chest, but a fat stomach, thighs and face. stats: bfp: 7.3 bmi: 15.6 (us navy method) lbm: 112 pounds body fat mass: 8 pounds height: around 5’8” to 5’9” age:14 weight: 120 pounds. How do i fix this and...

DreadUnlocked‎, 09-14-2021 04:24 PM
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