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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: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

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

Junsuiakai‎, 08-06-2017 09:10 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 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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20M and 417lbs

After a recent ACL knee injury it inspired me to lose weight and get fit if i do not get started now i feel i never will iv'e started counting calories with my fitnesspal and bought a big water bottle for when i get i get an urge for soda or food. Diet is the first step but i have no control on...

Camm009‎, 01-04-2019 04:42 PM
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Am I correctly losing fat?

Going to make this quick, seems like the best place to ask about this. I've been going to the gym around 6 days week spending around 30 minutes doing cardio with another 30 minutes doing weight lifting. I plan on increasing it to 1 hour cardio/1 hour weight lifting. I'm also making sure I am...

JohnDushaj1‎, Today 08:03 PM
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Can I lose 20kg in 7 months?

I got something planned for next year and would really like to look good for it/lose weight for it. I let myself go over the couple of years and managed to reach a peak weight of 105kg, I am currently 100kg and want to get down to 80kg because I look not to skinny and not to fat at that weight from...

asta2019‎, Today 03:30 PM
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Rugby and workout split

I am currently on a (kind of) slow cut and have just restarted some pre-season rugby for the first time in a while. I wondered if I should change my upper lower split since it's pretty hard to fit in 2 leg days around training twice a week, or should I just do 1 leg day? Also I seem to be...

yka1‎, Today 11:54 AM
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Pool -Swimming is bad?

I am doing this 12 week bb.com transformation program.........is swimming in the pool bad? as well as cardio for this type of program?

dalvo‎, 06-01-2009 01:22 PM
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Lightbulb Fat loss advice

33 male 5'10 200lbs. Lowering my body fat for about 3- 4 weeks now this is the first time ive atempted something like this im down about 5lbs. Is 1.5 -2 a good rule of thumb for fat loss and not muscle loss becuase one generaly wants to keep whatever muscle they have, so does 1.5lbs a week...

croobjobin‎, 08-15-2019 05:04 PM
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Poll Poll: I'm 14, can I take beta-alanine?

So I'm 14 I'm currently cutting fat but when I start adding muscle I was looking to take beta-alanine but I don’t really know if it’s safe at my age.

thebro51‎, Today 12:32 PM
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Need Help, have not been able to lose fat

So I'm struggling to lose fat right now. I am currently 5-11, 202 and have not been able to break below 197 for the last 3 or 4 months. I have been fluctuating between my current weight and 197. I'm trying to get down to 185. I go to the gym Monday through Friday and do a lot of compound...

johnlewy‎, 08-16-2019 07:50 PM
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28M 370lb 5'10" Help with HIIT routine

Hey guys first time poster. I started off over a month ago eating healthier and the past week now I have started incorporating exercise into my daily routine. Outside of exercise I'm pretty sedentary as I game the rest of the day. I feel like I have barely any core strength and want to improve...

tcru‎, Today 08:02 AM
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QuestionBuild Muscle and Lose fat

Hi, over a year ago i got up to 310 lbs and i decided i was tired of being fat so i changed my lifestyle completely. i lost 75-80 lbs doing clean OMAD for about 9 months and keto for maybe 2-3 of the 9 months. I did this in combination with some running, hiking and cycling. It was fairly easy and i...

MagnusDongus‎, Today 07:16 AM
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Cutting advice

morning (from the UK) i have been lifting for 11 months currently and i have managed to cut from 13st 3 to 11st 8 (185lbs to 162lbs)(83.9kg - 74.5kg) height is 179cm The first 4 months i was bulking like a moron i.e calories to consume was 2800 ended up eating more... long story short i got...

brandon0122‎, 08-20-2019 12:54 AM
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Sudden weight lose?

So first of all i want to be clear im not thinking i have any medical issues going on as i am healthier than i have ever been. Last week was the first day of my new bulk program, as the week before was finishing a 6 week cut. So i am immediately back on a higher carb diet and i cut my workout...

MonasheeMan‎, 08-20-2019 11:01 AM
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Am I doing something wrong?

Alright, I've been trying to gain weight; Currently at 190. I thought being at 190 at 6'2 would be great for me because I wanted to run fast, But it's had the opposite effect. I can't even run at all because my legs feel so light half way into a run and my energy starts to drain. Not to mention...

Jake74707‎, 08-20-2019 11:26 AM
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Question Skinny but fat suddenly over abs/ narcolepsy veggie aversion

Hi! So I’m very active I work out every other day doing lean work outs using light weights, body weight, and cardio intervals between my muscle toning sets. Any ideas for what I should do to get my abs cut like they were? I think I might start with consuming less cashews, eggs, and fruit....

itsarypie‎, 08-20-2019 09:51 PM
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Intermittent Fasting - First meal/breaking fast

Cant really find a proper answer only for this and I think I am over thinking this but I am wanting to know what an ideal first meal would be to break my fast. I am doing a 8 hour eating window (first meal at 12pm) and usually training in the am (fasted) I usually like to have either oats or...

Daniel678‎, 08-16-2019 03:48 AM
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Am I cutting right?

First real go at cutting Seem to have lost negligible strength but looking quite smaller. Gone from 87 to 85 kg in 2 weeks going at 2500 calories 200g protein (184cm height). Could running out of creatine a week ago explain why I don’t look as full or am I losing muscle and need to add couple...

mick98x‎, 08-20-2019 11:30 PM
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Can strength and muscle be gained in a deficit

I know people bang on about a surplus to build muscle and deficit to lose weight and thats the be all and end all but if you were on a cut and made significant increases in strength due to not being as experienced (bad diet, bad programme, bad form etc.), would your muscle size increase or would it...

tpreston92‎, 08-20-2019 06:08 AM
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Actual DEXA Scan results vs Visual estimation

Cheers guys I've started re-comping some 4 months ago. Yesterday I took DEXA scan, which showed: BF Percenrage 13,2% overall, but with Android (waist) BFP 6,7% ---> is that even possible? According to DEXA Scan, I store most of my body-fat in my legs (17,9%) and gynoid-hips (15,2%) -->...

AlexVZ‎, Yesterday 01:55 AM
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Smile Hard to lose weight now I'm over 50

I am 54 and 225 lbs. looking to get back to 200. Time is limited on workouts, 3 to 4 a week at best, any thoughts on "Fat Supplements?" Hydroxycut etc.?? I have a bad knee from years of officiating soccer matches, now I am limited to the time on the track and treadmill. I am doing circuits with my...

RefLC‎, Yesterday 12:10 PM
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Thumbs up Losing weight like crazy?

Hello, Male 22 173cm I have noticed that recently I have been shedding weight like crazy over the last 3 weeks. I have attached an image with weights, in column A is kg and B is pounds. I have been tracking accurately while hitting 300 cal cardio 3x a week and lifting 3x a week doing...

fattofame3‎, 08-20-2019 05:49 PM
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22F, 360-370 lb?

Well, I was watching a video about Jesse Shand and his incredible journey to losing 350 lb and was inspired to join here and start my journey too.. A little backstory, growing up(since about 11-12) I had always been on the heavier side when a steroid I was taking for my asthma shot my metabolism...

Strafeology‎, 08-19-2019 07:45 PM
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Help with body fat and if I can cheat the machine

Hello, I’m all new at working out in the gym. I signed up for this 6 weeks challenge for 500$. If I meet the goal I was set to loose 6% of my body fat I get my money back. My weight on the first day was 121lbs and my body fat was measuring at 23%. This trainer wants me at 17,3%. Is this realistic?...

Nathaliestorm‎, 08-20-2019 05:17 PM
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Using a scale - which measurement to choose?

Hi When using the scale in the morning (yes after the same routine each morning, after going to washroom & no clothes) I get multiple weight readings - which one do I choose? Should one do multiple weigh ins and choose the lowest weight? an average? the most "reasonable" weight? best of 3? ...

Rockley‎, Yesterday 09:29 AM
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I dont know what to do now

I've been going to the gym and staying on a deficit since the beginning of June. I weighed myself at 03 of july and back then i weighed 87kg down from 90kg, then my scale got broken and I couldnt weigh myself anymore but i kept on going. I bought a new one today and weighed myself and its 89 kg, I...

JAszczur1‎, Yesterday 04:29 AM
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What can I do better, and what "should" I do better?

Hey all, my name is Colton. I'm brand spanking new here and probably joined for the same reasons as a lot of others do: To lose weight and seek professional advice. But for some information for the people willing enough to offer me honest tips, here you go. Date of Birth: June 20th, 1999...

ColtonKettler‎, 08-20-2019 12:06 PM
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