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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: 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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Skinny fat or just fat or skinny with no muscle??

18 years old, 5’9 140lbs. I really hate my body, I’m super insecure about it. I’ve never lifted before. I am 2 weeks into fierce 5. My question is am I fat, skinny fat or just skinny? I don’t know if I need to bulk or cut. Posting my photos to my body space.

jacquestr‎, Yesterday 06:56 PM
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Cutting plan

So I'm trying to build muscle as well as lose some fat. I know you guys might roll your eyes at the suggestion, but just tell me if my plan is flawed. So I start off with a week or two of purely gaining muscle. Lifting heavy weights, increasing my calories just enough to support muscle growth...

AdamFrostburg‎, 09-21-2020 08:08 AM
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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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Bulk or cut?

https://imgur.com/a/c3J6c2U I'm somewhere between 5'6 and 5'7 and 162 lbs. I'm a little bit chubby when shirtless (definitely skinny-fat) but when fully clothed I look a bit skinny (not too thin though). Should I keep bulking or should I try to aim for a recomp or even a cut? I been lifting...

Odifududix‎, Yesterday 05:19 PM
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Food List for weight loss.

Around 75lbs overweight and looking to drop alot of fat this year before taking working out serious again next year. Will probably be exercising moderately 4x a week starting 3 months into about what I think will be a year long diet. Anyway here is a list of foods/meals I think will help me with my...

JrFity7‎, Yesterday 07:55 AM
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Complete mess but trying!

Hi guys, So I've been lifting on and off throughout most of my adult life and never really made anything of myself, gave up got lazy, put weight on, retrained dieted, yoyo'd you know the vicious circle, I've always seemed to look identical, not overly round and fat, but flabby with tits and a...

MealDeals‎, Yesterday 07:27 AM
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Question Should i lean bulk or cut? 3 years into lifting now

Hi in 5'11 and 150 lbs . Ive been consistently lifting for the past 3 years but havent made much progress in my lift after the first year. Id say this is due to the lack of proper diet or nutrition. I want to get back on track now and would like to know whether i should lean bulk or cut. Thank you!...

thelastnatty20‎, 09-22-2020 11:25 PM
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Different BF readings in different parts of the body

I am curious to know if one's body fat percentage reading changes much depending on where on the body the reading is taken? For example, if I use a standard BIA (electrodes) machine that I hold in my hands, the measurement will essentially measure my upper body(mainly arms and chest) fat %...

avtarbenning‎, Yesterday 02:24 AM
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Diet change

For the last month have gone on a diet. Only one meal a day and two protein whey shakes isolate. Have been counting calories, measuring. Am considerably below the TDEE. Having the extra protein to maintain muscle mass. Working out 3/4 times a week. Cardio and resistance. The resistance is mostly...

training12‎, 09-21-2020 09:23 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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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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Fat or Thick abs?

Hi People Im new to this forum so nice to meet you all. I’ll get straight to it, I have a question regarding my stomach or abdominals area. My Abs stick out like im fat but my body fat percentage is about 25-30%. One time i even cut down to 12% and my tummy still looked bloated. If tense...

M877‎, 09-18-2020 05:38 AM
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protein question

a quick rundown of everything so far so i'm trying to lose weight, been exercising, and been making small changes that should add up over time, I should be eating around 1600-2000 calories a day average, some days are higher than others, some days are lower. I started working out, I bloated to...

alidan‎, 09-19-2020 05:05 AM
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Suggestions

I’m 33 male 218lbs. I work out 5 days a week doing CrossFit/functional lifting for about an hour to 1.5 hours each session. I’m experienced with lifting. Typically I fast 5 days a week doing the 6 on - 18 off. I hold my weight/fat well. My goal is to get gain more muscle and lose fat. I have...

kc2953‎, 09-20-2020 08:58 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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Keto and Caloric deficit

I'm trying to figure out if I'm doing this right. I'm 5"8, currently 182. My goal weight is 155. I've been slowly losing as a result of a 500 cal deficit. Now I'm tracking and hitting 10k steps a day minimum and doing a 1k deficit. Soon I plan to add weight lifting to that. I will track the...

jwbavar‎, 09-19-2020 12:54 PM
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Question Losing fat and gaining muscle at the same time

Hello guys, I am a 19 year old male. I weigh about 154 kg (339 lbs). I am 188 cm tall (6 foot 2 inches). I am a heavy guy but I don't look like it maybe due to my tall posture. My issue is I want to loose weight while still gaining muscle or at least maintaining what I already have. However...

X3R4VY‎, 09-18-2020 10:33 PM
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i weight 253 trying to go down to like maybe 160

noob here. is animal cuts good for the goal?

supersaiyan05‎, 09-18-2020 01:12 PM
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I weigh 205 pounds and am 173 CM tall, can I lose weight by walking 2 hours a day?

5 days a week? What about weightlifting hypertrophy 3x12?

KegelGains‎, 09-18-2020 05:18 PM
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Best supplement for sleep?

It takes me like an hour to fall asleep and I wakeup from the slightest of noise or light so In guessing my sleeps aren’t deep enough. I get about 7/8hrs sleep a night and still tired as hell when I wake up. Anyone know any good supplements in UK to help fall asleep quicker and into a deeper...

Cautious1‎, 09-18-2020 10:35 AM
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Question Has anyone tried meal delivery websites?

I was hunting around and I found some sites specifically for bodybuilders that delivery high quality precooked meals for you. Here's one of them: https : // excelev8.com / meals/ Then there's also Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem, and then delivery services where you cook the meal yourself like...

PartyGuy414‎, 09-19-2020 03:07 AM
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Need some advice for my 14 year old brother who is overweight.

Hello all, I just read SuffolkPunch's thread, https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=176473461, but I still felt inclined on making this thread because I love my brother so hear me out. My brother is a big kid. He's 14 years old, he's 6' and weighs 318lbs. As a caring big brother, it...

Mammals‎, 09-18-2020 08:35 PM
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How bad is it to undereat a few days while cutting?

My cut has been going great, I've lost 17lbs over 3 months. Last week I had some personal issues and had no appetite for 3 days, now again today I have almost no appetite. I had only 1200 calories today. Am I supposed to force feed myself or is it okay to have lower calorie days?

LegendKiIIer‎, 09-17-2020 09:41 PM
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1000 calorie deficit and NOT losing weight?

I’m kind of in a rut. My stats are M, 5’7, 179lbs, Moderately Active (waiter, exercise 5-6x wk) 22% BF. I started a cut a month ago, and weighed in at 181lbs. My TDEE is estimated to be somewhere around 2600-2800, and I’ve been on an aggressive deficit (1600-1700 cals per day,...

Troopashd‎, 09-17-2020 09:30 AM
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Bloating or gaining fat

Been between a low calorie diet (1500 calories) And food binges For a few months before recently changing into a 2000 calorie diet (5 days so far) Feel bloated in stomach and very watery Male 183 CM Tall 80kg 18% Bf Office job Cardio - Walk 12-15Km per day

gavinprice1990‎, 09-16-2020 08:09 PM
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