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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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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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❖❖LF Chat v13.0❖❖Unlocking your genetic fat loss potential, now with more waffles❖❖

Losing Fat Chat Thread Version 13.0 1rd Thread - 2st Thread - 3th Thread - 4rd Thread - 6rd Thread - 7th Thread - 8th Thread - 9nd Thread - 10th Thread- 11th Thread- 12th Thread-

EjnarKolinkar‎, 07-07-2015 09:27 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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28M, 5'6, 497lb journey, overweight my entire life seeking support where I can.

TLDR: Age: 28 (Have tried changing my age multiple times on here but just keeps saying age 51) Height: 5'5-5'6 Current weight: 383lbs (July 23rd, 2021) Start weight: 497lbs (Jan, 2021) Goal weight: 200lbs Workout routine: Total workout time/day is about an hour now. Anywhere from 3 to 5...

Khrozt‎, 05-12-2021 01:03 PM
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What is my bodyfat%? photos here

So I have been on a cut for the past several months, and I definitely look much leaner than when I started. I am trying to determine my bodyfat percentage based on photos, but I am having a hard time. I am including some photos here so that some of you with experience would be able to better...

AdamFrostburg‎, 06-19-2021 02:51 PM
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Question Can't lose weight & fat

Hi! I'm Theo, 26 years old, 183cm and weigh 118KG - Now, I don't know what my fat% is, but it's not THAT high. I'm fairly muscular, with large quads, glutes and genetically very big calves, and pretty big arms too. I have a large body structure and have been training on and off my entire life....

TodDaWild‎, 06-27-2021 04:03 AM
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Plateaued For Months - Is It Really As Simple As Calories?

First off I am not a young guy, in my late 40s. I am 6ft/260lbs, medium/large frame. I put on about 20lbs during the Covid. Lowest I have ever been recently was 207lb when I was 41. When I was younger it was incredibly easy for me to lose weight. I would just eat salad at lunch and keep the...

mvitz‎, 06-30-2021 01:19 PM
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Angry cant loose weight, diet is off HELP!!

I am 5' 5", 168lbs, 46 years old, I have 23% body fat currently, probably a endo-mesomorph body type (more endo) I have done many activities such as marathons, half marathons, Spartan race, tough mudder, half ironman, and i still weight train. Currently I am in the gym lifting weight 5-6 days per...

drkovacev‎, 07-28-2021 03:06 PM
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Here I am again... Do I have a metabolic condition?

Someone help my sorry ass. 7 months with a trainer(I was lifting before that), a careful diet weighing every meal, working out 1.5+ hours a day 6x a week, very limited alcohol and now about to hit 1 month with none whatsoever. 1 month into a cut and I smell like cat piss every time I exercise,...

IDPotatohead‎, 07-14-2021 03:14 PM
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Need serious help with junk food cravings: Supplement to reduce hunger?

I have been trying for years to lose weight but i have a serious problem with binge eating at nighttime (around 8pm - 11pm). I consistently work out but my unhealthy eating has gotten in the way of achieving my goals. Does anyone know of a supplement or hormone I could take that reduces cravings /...

tommya123123‎, 07-14-2021 10:22 PM
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How close am I?

I've been on a calorie deficit now for almost 4 months and have lost 35lbs. It's going well, and I'm not quite done yet, but there's a light at the end of the tunnel. Due to an injury that greatly reduced my ability to weight train, I lost a lot more muscle than I intended, so I'm thinking my...

hanzosbm‎, 07-26-2021 10:41 AM
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From 115 to 75

Hi. Let me introduce myself first. I'm new here from today. 31 years and fat most of my life. As kid i was always littele overweight and most of eating was just becouse i was always alone and sad. I didn't had any friends, all other kids didd bullied me and food was my only happy moment. But real...

lutherus‎, 03-17-2017 03:27 AM
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Can't break plateau for seven years now

I can't seem to break my weight plateau for seven years now, I can't get below 80kg. Once I reach that weight my body falls apart - I sleep 10 hours, my joints ache, I'm exhausted and annoyed and my immune system becomes ineffective against common infections. At 80kg I still have quite a bit of...

sosnov‎, 07-08-2021 01:03 AM
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Macros way off, should I cut or just reduce fat intake?

My macro split had about 42% fat and I was maintaining the same weight at around 2700 calories. I would like to loose body fat % while maintaining the same strength. If I cut fat intake while staying at 2700 calories will my body fat drop? I'm 6ft 205 23% body fat. I was eating ~128g of fat a day...

tubbagoop‎, 07-18-2021 10:49 PM
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Cutting Plateau (Need Expert Advice)

What's Up Bodybuilders, First time poster, long time lurker. So I dont have a coach I can consult regarding my cut so I wanted to seek your advice. Age: 31M / 5"10 Weight 69.7kg BF: ~12% (pics uploaded)

Maamoulashta‎, 07-17-2021 12:27 PM
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What is the best weight loss supplement?

I am 27 yrs old and my weight is 72.5kg, I want to lose 15kg. Can you tell me the best supplement to weight loss?

umashankar05‎, 05-28-2021 11:05 AM
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Your Best Fat Loss Tip?

Let's make this a thread about the best advice to cut. I just came across some advice that was new to me. We all know smaller plates lead to smaller portions and less kcal, and eating more slowly increases makes you more sated. But what was new to me is putting away the cell phone, turning off...

klbbr‎, 06-23-2021 06:03 AM
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Exclamation Lifting and Dieting for 11 weeks but no Weight Loss

I am a 34 year old female, 5’2” about 181 pounds with 40% body fat. I started taking supplements, lifting heavy 4 days a week, doing cardio 4-5 times a week and following a clean diet while tracking my macros and calories which are around 1700 calories a day. This started on April 19th. I don’t...

LotusBarbie‎, 07-06-2021 02:40 PM
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Can never get abs do I just not have them

I have been cutting for a while now I’m 170 to 175 I’m 5’9 I still don’t have any visible abs do I just not have abs? I’m gonna post a photo in my body space so u can see it’s the o First one on body space 2021 you can also look at my profile pic for some reason tho it’s sideways

lightning32‎, 07-06-2021 08:14 PM
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Hows my current physique look, what can I improve on? (Cut/Bulk)

5'8 135 pound female who has been lifting for a year and a half. Thanks!

AL459‎, 07-01-2021 03:35 PM
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ZMA = lower heart rate and lower tdee?

I'm currently cutting (5'10, 160lbs, about 25% bf). I've started taking ZMA for the restful sleep and test benefits, but its effects last through the next day for me. After a night of taking it, I'm more relaxed during the day and my heart rate is considerably lower - this has lowered my tdee, and...

stoneymann‎, 07-10-2021 02:20 PM
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skinny fat?

So I’m really not sure if I should continue my current deficit I’m doing. I feel like im skinny fat, any thoughts? I’m between continuing my deficit or to start eating slightly over maintenance to build muscle. Im just waiting for the abs to pop up but it’s being some time in the deficit and I’m...

LatinoRipped‎, 07-21-2021 08:42 PM
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I'm having trouble getting my abs to show more

Recently I've been trying to focus on getting my abs to show because i feel like the front part of my body is plain looking. They sometimes show up in pictures but mostly only from the side and with good lighting I've been eating pretty healthy. I eat an egg sandwich for breakfast, a protein shake...

ChocoTacoFilms‎, 06-30-2021 12:20 PM
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Question about calculating macros + calorie intake

Hi all So let's say one was aiming for a 2300 calorie intake pr. day and the macro split was looking like this: 35% carb, 35% protein and 30% fat. 1.How do you actually make sure, by the time you go to sleep at night and call it a day, that within the 2300 calories you've been eating and...

flanagan38‎, 07-02-2021 05:41 AM
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Angry Moobs at 13% body fat

I've been training for over a year now but my moobs don't seem to go away my body fat is 13%. the veins on my arms, forearms, thighs and shoulders appear. my upper chest does not have fat but my lower chest (the nipple area has some fat)

userXIZZXDBAGXR‎, Today 08:12 AM
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Can Someone Explain What A Whoosh Is?

I've been seeing people talk about a Whoosh on here for some time now. I know its when the body drops some water but can anyone explain the science behind it like when and why it happens, things that could influence the amount? I'm not trying to lose water weight or anything like that, just...

jman62794‎, 04-29-2015 04:07 PM
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