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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: 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: 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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Question *help* Returning to gym for first time in 8 months. Fat. Need advice

Hi all, I had been a regular gym goer, weight lifting for 9/10 years, although I feel I’ve only understood nutrition properly for the last 3 years. 3 years ago I weighed 232 lbs(I’m 5 ft 10) and I successfully cut down to 161 lbs over the space of around a year. I then got stuck in the should I...

Herrero13‎, 07-19-2020 12:14 PM
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1 week Vacation on cut

So we are on vacation. We are at the beach for a week and I haven’t been able to be on my diet at all. Haven’t been able to hit my macros or anything. I haven’t ate everything in site but I’ve ate more than I usually do. I’ve ate quite a bit, let’s just say that hahah. Anyways, I’m getting that...

hphillips18‎, 07-16-2020 10:43 AM
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27 with a hard beer belly. Need help losing!

Hello everyone so a bit about my past, used to be skinny, extremely skinny from 16-18, took some extra supplementation and got to 210 lbs 6% bodyfat by 21-22 yrs old. fast forward, now at 27 I am about 200 lbs probably 15%+ bodyfat. quit bodybuilding around 23 after i hurt my back, was drinking and...

uglybruh‎, 08-04-2020 07:29 AM
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6'00 250lbs 20.5%bf

looking for a good daily cal intake and macro split to cut 10% of my body fat im currently taking in 2090cals 210p/155c/70f and have been stuck at 250 for about 3 weeks i workout 6 days a week with daily cardio but i can't seem to break 250.

awatring89‎, 07-15-2020 10:56 AM
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Afraid of losing gains when I cut, is it worth it right now?

I've been lifting for the past 8 years or so with the same bullchit level consistency throughout- brosplit, ego lifting, never tracked my stats or nutrition/macros, mostly just did it to avoid cardio. Since May I started taking my lifting a lot more seriously. I'm on a 6x/week PPL split and I've...

gainsgoblin‎, Yesterday 07:24 PM
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Almost 400lbs and needing help with a plan!

6ft 1" (185cms) 390lbs 37 years old Have been yoyo dieting for years with an overall upward trend in weight which has now seen me at my heaviest and need to get this down as certainly in health risk zone. Struggle running due to weight and shin splints. Also have heard mixed messages...

wardy83‎, 07-29-2020 03:28 AM
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Almost at my goal but need help

Hey guys, my name is Austin out of Smyrna, TN. I'm getting ready to join the US Army but I was told my BMI is too high. About 2 weeks ago I weighed in at 231.6 pounds with a BMI of 30%. I have recently dropped 9 pounds weighing 221.4 pounds with a BMI of 27%. The recruiter says i need to be at 24%...

Workout4Lyfe19‎, 08-04-2020 03:59 AM
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Am I cutting to fast?

Hey all, Just wanted some quick advice on if I'm cutting too aggressively or fast. Height: 6'1'' Cut Start: ~ 20 July 2020 Pre-cut weight: ~204lbs Current Weight:196.6lbs

Reapt‎, 08-11-2020 10:20 AM
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Am I losing at a good rate?

Height: 5"11 Starting Weight: 83.9 Current Weight: 82.1 Im eating around 1500/ 1600Kcal and only movement im really doing is morning body workout for just under 1hr (Not sure how many calories burnt there), Im in bed rest of the day lol. As im only adding 1 rep each week and 1 set every 3...

Cautious1‎, 06-10-2020 01:11 AM
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Another should I bulk or cut thread for skinny fat

Last 3 weeks or so I have been on a pretty strict cut, Has been all clean food, Oats/sweet potato, chicken, fish, spinach, eggs, protein powder, etc, Trying to carb cycle a little as well and just keeping carbs lower on off days. Plan was to get rid of my...

lousainus1988‎, 08-04-2020 07:47 PM
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Red face any women 5' and shorter trying to lose 10lbs or more?!

Hello, I'm a 32 single mother of a 3 year old. I'm 4'11" and currently weigh 113lbs (Yo yo weight between 100-120lbs since giving birth). I'm trying to get back to 100lbs and hopefully lose some fat before then refocusing on building up muscle gains. What have you other women around 5ft or...

JV830‎, Yesterday 11:30 AM
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Are calories all that matter?

Lets just say there are two dudes cutting while weight training - same body composition, same training schedule. One eats 2000 calories a day of vegetables grown in his garden, lean meats, brown rice and eggs. He gets in 150 grams of protein a day The other guys eats 2000 calories a day...

faithbody‎, 07-24-2020 11:15 AM
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Cool Back At It Again

So here am I back on BB to get advice/info. First time I got on here years ago I was crying about my chest lmao I went on the longest crash and cut to 15% but, I was the grossest looking skinny fat I learned so much and soaked up so much information. Now I'm back at 20% but decently strong for...

BasedDean‎, 07-30-2020 11:29 AM
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Bcaas

Are bcaas necessary for bodybuilding or gaining mass in general. What about cutting?

Alvinthechip‎, 08-06-2020 12:44 PM
08-06-2020, 04:50 PM Go to last post
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Unhappy BIG GUY needs big help

I was always in great shape most of my life, in 2007 I took chantix to try and quite smoking, in 2014 it caused me a heart attack. So at 43 I was laying in the hospital feeling hopeless. I did quit smoking because of my heart attack. I am now 49 in Aug, almost 3 hundred pounds with hyper tension....

BigGuyinSC2020‎, 07-26-2020 10:06 PM
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Body Fat % and what to do from here

Hi, I am 38 and throughout my life reduced weight quickly to around 16% and then get fat again. This time before i get too old want to see once my six packs fully with good muscles but not giant. my two pix from 28th may and today. I two months lost 8KG from 86 to 78. I am 5.7. From picture i...

Khattak16‎, 07-27-2020 10:59 PM
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Body fat percentage 24% to 27%! Need help!

Hey! Lately, I haven't really worried about my weight, instead I've been taking time to really focus on lowering my body fat percentage. I've been going on a calorie deficit, limiting my carbs, and eating a lot more protein. I've also put in a lot more time and miles on the treadmill and my...

BigDonny123‎, 08-05-2020 06:33 AM
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Body Fat Percentage Conflicts

Smart scale says 36.7%. Was taped today and it says 28%? What do I go with since there is such a huge difference?

GrapeBegins‎, 08-02-2020 07:49 AM
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Body for life (or any program) +Intermittent Fasting

Hi all, I don't post here much, but I do read all the posts. I am back on the body for life program again, and I have a question. I am trying to loose weight, and I find that the 20 minutes cardio workout just aren't enough it seems. I am riding my stationary bike and I consistently get my...

dmegyesi‎, 08-02-2020 12:48 PM
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Bulk or cut - skinny fat - 18 years old help

I need help as i am not sure if i should continue cutting or i should bulk. I began a cut in January weighing 94kg cutting down to 79kg. I have very little muscle mass now and i am abit weaker. I am not sure if should continue cutting to a lower bodyfat percentage or should i bulk. I want to get...

fataltc2002‎, 08-10-2020 11:18 AM
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Calorie Deficit

Hey, I am 6'2 and currently 182 pounds and 19 percent body fat. I know my average maintenance cals, and know I should eat around 250-500 cals less then that to loose weight. I have started to freak out, and eat prob around 800-1200 cals a day. I am losing weight, but the scale says my body fat...

BenPossible‎, 07-31-2020 08:13 PM
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Can Anyone help me to lose my weight???

I am 23 my weight is 209.439lbs I am an Academic writer due to my job student always asking for writing my assignment and all and that why I don't manage my time to get proper gym because most of the time of day I was sitting on my chair with my laptop working so can anyone suggest me any diet...

kinneyjeff13‎, 07-07-2020 02:27 AM
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Can I successfully workout with dumbbells alone?

Hey guys, Wondering if you all can help me with some advice. Covid has completely frigged everything up for me and my gym has closed until further notice. The closest gym to me is an absolute nightmare to try and use as you have to book via their app (that doesn't work) and you can't stick to...

Dmcc89‎, 08-02-2020 02:02 PM
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Can't Lose Belly Fat

No matter what I do, I can't seem to lose my belly fat. I'm 5'8" and currently at 190lb. At my lowest, I weighed 150lb and my lower belly was the same size that it is today. I currently lift 5 days a week. My maintenance calories is about 3300-3500. If I cut, I lose fat in all the wrong places, my...

jumpysail‎, 07-17-2020 09:43 AM
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Can’t seem to lose anything

Hello everyone, I’m new here first post. I’ve come looking for whatever information you guys are willing to share. A little bit about me. I’m 26’ 5”11 and 238lbs I’ve recently met with an army recruiter because that’s where I see my future. The problem I’m having is losing weight in my waist and...

Styz‎, 08-03-2020 07:16 PM
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