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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 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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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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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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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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Cool 2020 October/November/December weight loss thread

Hello all, I am creating thread for selfish reasons. I need to lose some weight and these threads helped me to stay motivated in the past so I figured maybe it helps a little bit again. Everybody is free and welcome to join. This thread will cover the following dates: Oct 2: Oct 9: Oct...

JSim83‎, 10-02-2020 03:03 AM
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Smile Should I stop cutting

Hey guys soo I’m more than 6 weeks in my cut and had a goal of reaching 78-79 kgs.. my height is 6,1 and weight is 82 kgs as of today I feel like I don’t have enough muscle to support a cut and should go for a lean bulk or should I keep chasing my target weight drop down to around 10-11% and start...

sethiayush12‎, 10-09-2020 04:53 AM
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Only lost 3% body fat in 3 months (pics) ?

I bought smart scale and to my shock I was 26% body fat .. now im 22.9 still skinny fat ... Anyways I start a cut, admittedly isn't the best diet in the world, breakdown below; Penutbutter/jam sandwich - breakfast 1 whole chicken 200g potatoes 100/150 calories to cheat on snacks -...

Hassafza‎, 10-04-2020 11:39 PM
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Cardio after lifting

Do I burn muscles if I do low intensity cardio right after lifting?

Pel10‎, 09-20-2020 11:52 PM
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Cool Why is the Metabolic Slowdown thread a sticky?

Metabolic slowdown isn't a slowdown, at all; it is just a reduction to the energy you expend commensurate with the change in TEF, activity level, and your weight. However, most take it to the extreme by believing the anomalous adaptations by the human body in response to severe malnourishment can...

unleashthelion‎, 03-22-2013 08:56 AM
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Question Diet and Exercises ( I was misled )

Hello, I was quite skinny guy around 2017 (60kgs). And when I joined the gym, I had a personal trainer because I was new to everything. The trainer after 3-4 months of workout, Suggested me to take "nitro mass gainer" and me being naive, I did take it for 3-4 months and he also suggested that I...

rohanvaddiparty‎, 10-09-2020 09:09 AM
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Tips on getting more lean/toned?

Pic is in bodyspace and profile pic. 20M, currently 6'1, 184 lbs(13% bodyfat), but only vague imprint of abs with some chub when wearing a belt or tightening shorts. Would getting down to 10 percent be enough perhaps? I'm not trying to be buff, but do want to be generally fit and have muscle...

vanguard103‎, 09-24-2020 09:44 PM
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July 5th to Oct 5th to be continued...

So I attempted a cut in 2016 and I went from 175lbish to 160lbish and this is what I looked like... 4 yrs later after grinding my gears but continuing to get stronger, I decided to cut again, once again at 175lbish and now Sept I'm 160lb, same as 4 yrs ago but look dramatically different. & ...

Junsuiakai‎, 09-24-2020 07:08 PM
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How long do your diets usually run for?

Hey guys, so how long are you usually running your diets for? I know there are many techniques to creating a deficit and different techniques can be effective for different people. How long is too long to run a deficit? And what do you consider a normal diet cycle? Thanks and happy training :)

3dd13br1gh7‎, 10-15-2020 08:49 PM
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Skinny fat, confused - bulk or cut (pics)?

I'm male, 25, 5'6" tall (167.64cm) and 125lbs (56.6kg). I've attached pics (front, back, side, legs and my goal physique). I was thinking of bulking because I don't weigh much (5'6" 125lbs) but considering the look of my waist already (30 inches, technically), I'm not sure whether to cut...

GMan2495‎, 10-09-2020 03:41 AM
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Starting back a new journey

I was on here back in like 2012 maybe, when I weighed 320lbs. I lost a lot of weight thanks to people helping me, and I got into the military and got down to like 230lbs. After leaving the Army my life has spiraled and now I am 412lbs. I find myself not even able to keep up with my 4 year old child...

Grahamjbob‎, 07-30-2020 10:54 AM
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What's the BEST THREE TIPS for fat loss?

Hi All, If you could only give THREE tips to a newbie wanting to lose fat and build muscle, what would it be? Mine would be: Stress less Sleep more Prioritise protein Let me know yours...

JujuMyDog‎, 10-12-2020 01:03 AM
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Weight Loss Questions

I'm a 5' 8" male and currently weigh around 182 pounds and I'm really wanting to lose some weight. My goal is at least 10 pounds to start, because I've been at this same weight for about 3 years and just want to know that I can change my lifestyle and be healthier in the long run. I know that diet...

aswarola8‎, 09-22-2020 09:57 AM
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Bulking while staying the same body fat %

Have any of you been able to eat a small calorie surplus or leak bulk and go from for example - 20 percent body fat at 180 pounds to 20 percent body fat at 200 pounds which would mean you gained muscle and Lowered your body fat at the same time?

userTPIVJGEI7AJ‎, 10-06-2020 03:40 PM
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Poll Poll: Should I Loose Fat or Build Muscle?

Hello, I am going to get my lazy self back into working out for a better me. I would like to ask you all if I should focus on loosing fat 1st or just go fo building muscle? I am 5' 10" and 287 right now. Your help on what to do is much appreciated.

hollowaypi‎, 10-09-2020 07:18 AM
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Smile Question about weighing food to track calories?

I'm going to start calorie counting tomorrow. For chicken breast or chicken thighs do I weigh it raw or cooked (the cheap ones have lots of water in it and sometimes I get those). If I weigh it raw then I could be eating not as much as I could due to water loss from the cheap chicken breast, so do...

johnbody136‎, 10-09-2020 06:05 AM
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Continue to cut or start a bulk?

Looking for some advice as I currently feel stuck between two camps. Been cutting for about 10 weeks where I dropped 20 lbs and am at 155 lbs / 5'11 now. I'm very happy with my overall weightloss but I feel as if I need to start building my frame, however since I used to be a big guy many years...

BangersnMash‎, 10-15-2020 10:25 AM
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40lbs in 4 months eating this for lunch everyday.

No hunger pangs for 6 hours.

NosyJossie‎, 09-30-2020 12:43 PM
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Angry In desperate need for fat loss expert

Hay guys, I started dieting 3 years ago I'm 5''2 and I was 120kg , I used keto crash diet Atkins and carb cycling to get down to 70kg and build good amount of muscle everything was great, my body was fantastic I wasn't that ripped but iwqs veiny and a bit jacked, everybody was jealous LOL, then my...

FarisBa‎, 09-26-2020 02:45 PM
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How do I lose fat while working out?

I am sticking to 1500 calories a day to burn fat and without going to the gym I dropped down from 116 to 105 when all of a sudden I stopped losing weight. My friend advised me to go to the gym which I began to do, I do around 1 hour of strength training leg press, squats, rowing etc. I slowly...

explorer87‎, 10-14-2020 01:48 PM
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Slow Weight Loss = Less Loose Skin?

Age: 19 Height: 6'2 Weight: 370 pounds I carry the weight well. My goal is to minimize body fat and then lean bulk. I want to minimize/avoid loose skin. Will bulking and lowering body fat percentage as low as practically possible eliminate loose skin? I've also read all over the internet...

Required4433‎, 09-28-2020 11:34 PM
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Guess my bf without pics

I know you can't make a good guess but just bear with me and try to make your best guess with the data I'm giving you. When I was 19 I was 5'9" 135 pounds and I was at about 12,5 bf%. Those past 3 and a half year, I haven't work out and I haven't followed a diet (still I'm not the type to eat junk...

Gibson222‎, 09-27-2020 05:54 PM
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July 5th to Oct 12th EXTREMELY successful cut with pics.

I was shooting for Oct 24th but I think I hit 9% and I completely crashed, could barely do basic activities, such as hiking and cruising, so decided to start lean bulking Oct 12th, so I'm only posting pics up till Oct 12th, but been filling out nicely since then and will post progress in the...

Junsuiakai‎, 10-21-2020 01:12 AM
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