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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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Gaining fat? Help please

I'm a 17 year old rugby player, and I've been doing weight training in the off season for the past 6 months. I've gained a lot of muscle and burned some fat, but my body fat level has stayed pretty much the same. I've also been eating a lot healthier and have cut out sodas and juices and most fast...

PatrickMacKay‎, Today 03:17 AM
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Question What shouöd i do?

Hello! I am sorry in advance, english is not my first language so sorry for spelling errors. I am 20 y/o training about 3 times a week on gym + walling. My body has stayed the same for the last years, and nothing seems to happen. What do you guys think i should do to get a more ripped...

eddeboy‎, Yesterday 02:49 PM
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Question Weight loss plateau at 1,700 calories, please help.

Hey guys I need some advice/help. I am currently trying to cut at 1700 calories but i've basically hit a plateu and I can't figure out what to do. Basically I started cutting March 2016. I was eating at around 1500 calories (just basic counting in my head) and losing weight just fine. I started...

Aussieguy1343‎, 03-27-2017 10:20 PM
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Can morbidly obese people lose more than 2lb of fat a week?

Like say, someone with a bmi of higher than 34. and that person being mostly fat with some muscle? A gym i went to had a fat guy there who was told by his trainer that he can go on a 1500 calorie deficit. That guy was about 5'10 and 250ish pounds, and he was somewhat strong. at that rate, he'd be...

hhhshovel‎, 02-09-2017 05:22 PM
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Smile Need Help to reach my goals!

Hello, I am currently a senior in high school , trying to get in better shape before taking off for college. I am skinny, but stuck with some stubborn belly fat and body fat that I can't get to go away, and looking for help for me to cut this out and see my abs for a change. I am active, I...

maxsilverberg‎, Yesterday 11:18 PM
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Need help keeping to a plan.. Please critique my diet

Ok guys here's the story. I'm a guy, been trying to lose weight. I'm having a ridiculously hard time keeping to a nutrition plan for more than a week. Here are my stats.. Age 26, male, 6'4, 220 pounds, about 27‰ fat. I'm an endomorph, always been heavier. I've dropped 20 pounds since...

mickeyreeves‎, Yesterday 11:12 PM
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Starting at 330lbs looking to lose 100lbs

Alright, as the title says im currently 24 years old, 5 foot 10 and 330lbs. I wear size 44 pants and 2x-3x shirts. I keep making excuses to myself about losing weight and I figured maybe some support on where to start will help. I try to stay active but currently do not have a gym membership. I...

NickTheEMT‎, 03-14-2017 02:12 AM
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My body fat? (pics attached)

Starting March 30, I was 146lbs (height: 5' 5.5") with around 18% bf. A month and a half later, I'm now 133lbs but I don't know my bf. Figured I'd let the experts guess, based on some pics. What would you say my bodyfat is? (roughly)

jflballer‎, 05-25-2005 06:35 AM
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Smile Cutting without exercising

Hey guys I'm 16 and new to bodybuilding I've read alot of the internet and all but wanted some other peoples opinions on my specific situation :) I've noticed if I do my usual exercise routine through out the week (maybe 4-5 days) I become starving and its impossible for me to not eat...

ymef275east‎, Yesterday 09:16 PM
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Skinny fat settled once and for all

The skinny fat dilemma. This has to be one of the hardest places to be. This is also a problem that cant be solved with one answer, it is without doubt a case by case scenario. I am currently 23 years old 5ft10 inches 193LLB. I had my body fat tested hydrostatically and I came back 24% Body fat...

joeschmoe424‎, Yesterday 06:28 PM
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Manboobs will NOT go away!

Hi all - I have been working out regularly (3-4 times per week) for the last 8 years, and I'm now desperate for your advice in shaking off my moobs. I've always had them (since high school), and sometimes working out makes them even more pronounced! My dad has them, so it may be partially...

lemonhead0714‎, 03-27-2017 12:43 PM
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Don't know where to start!

**Profile pic is current and more pics are uploaded to my profile** I'm 26, I've been in and out the gym the least year bouncing from program to program not really sure which direction to take. All of your inputs would be greatly appreciated. I've Had a naturally big structure my whole life,...

mgnn23‎, Yesterday 09:03 AM
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Need professional opinions

Hey everyone, First post I've ever made and I hope to make plenty more. Just looking for what you all think is going on. So let's start, I've worked out and played sports my whole life, very active decent shape. Come feb 1 2017, I managed to get down to 222lbs 17%BF. I decided at that...

Laddydaddy23‎, Yesterday 05:12 PM
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EjnarKolinkar‎, 07-07-2015 09:27 PM
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13 skinny but have moobs

I am 13 and my doctor tells me I'm underweight but lately I've been trying to gain weight but it seems I am adding to my fat on my chest. I'm really stressed out about how I have such low body fat but have fat on my chest I really feel terrible about it and lowers my confidence at school. I've been...

Epicnyan123456‎, Yesterday 06:14 PM
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Cool Guy struggling to get from 36" to 34" waist

Hey all, I'm 30. I work in the software field, which is just about as sedentary as it gets. I'm someone who has traditionally responded well to weights, although high-intensity cardio is something I do less well with. For me, endurance is fine, as a for instance I have run a half marathon...

coloradoguy1‎, Yesterday 05:40 PM
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Gaining a low body fat

I was just wondering, I am not very big and muscular but would I be able to get a low body fat percentage and good abs without having a big chest and arms? Thanks

Dan1872‎, Yesterday 04:26 PM
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Unhappy Not losing anything :(

Hi! I have always been very active and my weight has fluctuated between 120-130 lbs. I got pretty sick in January and did not work out for the first time ever. I was out of the gym for 2 months and have been going again for 4 weeks. I do a 5 day split of...

aliciaxrose‎, Yesterday 07:57 AM
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Drinking Too Much Water?

Hey everyone, So i'm about 280lbs on my way down. I've had the convenience of not having to quit soda or anything because I've always drank water. Right now I drink about 128-160 fl. oz at work. I have a camelbak with the measurement, 2 in the morning, 1 for lunch, 1-2 in the afternoon. Then...

Cubs68‎, 03-20-2017 07:54 AM
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Question Help: Almost done with my summer cut, need suggestions

Hey there all. I am in a precarious situation and need some suggestions here. I have been cutting for about 16 weeks now, preparing for the summer. I have dropped 15 lbs, going from 145 to 130, and from around 16% BF to around 12%. However, I have come to somewhat of a stall, but still have made...

joestat99‎, Yesterday 04:10 PM
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Bulk or cut (getting frustrated)

I'm 35 year old male Current 165lbs I'm guessing 18%bodyfat Cutting around 1750 calories 160ish protein 160ish carbs rest fats Bulking around 2500 calories

jaggedendz‎, Yesterday 02:53 PM
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Should I be cutting or bulking?

Hey, guys. Long time browser, first time poster. I started a diet about 50 days ago. I was 165lbs and am now currently 155lbs. I'm kind of extreme with my diet as well; typically eating less than 1000 calories a day, all the while, cycling to and from work (4.70 miles total), running about 10...

Fluffanator‎, Yesterday 01:28 AM
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Need fat loss point in the right direction.

Hi there. I have a tricky one. I'm on meds 15 plus years for a medical condition. The meds caused huge weight gain. I was a 30 to 32 inch waist right before I started the meds. In 6 weeks I gain 3 stone and got a gut to prove and no six pack any more. Look I've tried dieting. 14 stone was the...

themorrissey79‎, Yesterday 01:51 PM
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So am I not supposed to be eating under my RMR for losing weight

I went to a nutritionist and got a metabolism test and stress test. It came back my peak flow breathing was that of a 10 year old I have asthma and overweight so that could explain that. As a result my RMR is low at 2200 for my weight. Im 6'2 275 now. Should I be eating under my RMR to lose 2...

waytoodeep03‎, Yesterday 06:24 AM
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General Nutrition Guideline

Hi everybody, stuff like this has obviously been posted before, but I wanted to post it anyway in case it helps anyone with their weight loss journey. This is a general guide I've given many friends in college who have just begun getting into fitness and are looking to better improve their...

cavsjags‎, Yesterday 01:10 PM
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