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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 recently, 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 online 'trainer' who's only trying to scam their $$$. ...

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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Am I too small to keep cutting?

Hi everyone, so ive been cutting for a little over 2 months now and ive gotten down to 172lbs and 14% bf. I know you're gonna get smaller technically when you cut, but I'm afraid I'm gonna get too small if I keep cutting. I've been thinking about starting a clean bulk because I feel like I don't...

Nv22‎, Today 04:44 PM
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Trying to lose fat

TryING to lose some fat i'm 5'4 240 lbs and been doing a lot of cardio and just started to lift some weights but was told by a lot of people not to because I'm trying to lose fat not build muscle and if I do try to lift I'm not going to gain from it and only skinny people that are looking for...

Peong38‎, Today 09:59 PM
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Am I eating to little to lose fat and get buff?

Hey guys, really need some advice here. I've been at a pretty big caloric deficit at usually about 1300-1500 calories a day and have been eating around 100 grams a protein a day. You could say I'm pretty obese considering I'm 250 pounds at 5"11/6"0 and 17 years old. I've been handling myself really...

EagleEye218‎, Today 01:31 AM
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Am I fat,do I have man boots or a big butt

Hello everyone hope all is well,question for everyone.I'm 5'7 126 pounds and workout daily, I mainly run and cycle.I was wondering if I'm fat or have a gut.I posted a photo below of what I look like now.isyou butt big as well as my gut,does it look like I have man boobs.thanks for the reply's,I'm...

Thincore43‎, 04-18-2017 06:56 PM
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Scales refusing to budge

Hi all, Just before Christmas I visited my GP with concerns about the fact that I'm having trouble losing weight. She thought it may be metabolism or thyroid related because I was also not sweating at all. Did some tests but everything came back fine so I just buckled down harder. It's been...

Lyllie‎, Today 09:16 PM
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Whats your opinion on plastic surgery or surgery in general?

Be it to loose fat ie lypo suction. To gain "muscle" e.g. pec implants calve implants butt implants Also to the face like jaw implants, face lifts etc Since most of us are trying to enhance ourselves in a rather unnatural way, where do you draw the line?

WinterSurvivor‎, Today 04:22 PM
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What should I do?????

Alright, I'm new to the weightlifting world. I'm 5'9 and currently weigh 195. I'm at about 30% BF with a very aggravating gut! I've been in the gym for about 1.5 months and my start weight was 207. I'm losing weight and can see small muscle gain but don't know if I'm doing enough cardio if I need...

Codymi‎, Today 08:09 PM
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Trying to lose weight

TL;DR version (full version below) : 28 y.o., 283 lbs, male, 5'9 (40% B.F., size 50 pants) + fatty liver and back problems (stenosis, herniated discs) Questions for weight loss: 1. On MyTDEE, should I pick any speed (example: Reckless) to base my daily calorie intake (I'm going to be...

mrblancoblanco‎, 04-26-2017 04:03 PM
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Body Fat Scales – Are They Accurate?

My gym has this fancy “Body Assessment Room.” One of the pieces of equipment is a body fat percentage scale. I was super excited, since I’ve been hoping for an easy, quick and accurate way to calculate and keep up with my BFP. When I do it manually with the formulas I’ve found online, I usually...

libbylou52‎, Today 08:18 AM
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1400 or below calorie for a short guy

Age 21 Height 5'5 Weight 148 lbs Fat % estimated 18% Waist is about 32-33 My pants size is 31-32 So ive been lifting a year now Just started losing weight (eating in deficit) 7 months ago. I manage to go from 178 down to 148 now. Constantly 1lb a week. Got plateu when i was on 155 but i...

ericvictor14‎, Today 05:48 PM
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how much weight I need to lose

Hi , A month ago I decided to go to the gym, I started a protein diet and started hitting the gym almost every day , I do 3 days weight lifting and 2 to 3 days intense cardio , I have lost around 4 Kg but I have no idea how much more I need to lose , I am 22 years old, 1.85m tall and I weight 90...

Ally2‎, Today 05:48 PM
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What is a recompense and how do I do it?

I've got a good amount of newbie gains but still a good chunk of my belly fat from being skinny fat (19% bf). How would I go about doing a recomp? I'm currently cutting trying to get to 13/14% bf but if I could make slight strength advancements that'd be great

dullahmo‎, Today 04:12 PM
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Why am I gaining Weight?

I'm 17, 6'4, I started weight training since last I'd say September. I was 295lbs and pretty fat. BUT since then I recently checked my weight and for some reason my weight added up to 340lbs. I've been on a diet of fruit, wheat bread, chicken, and peanut butter. Morning: 2 peanut butter and...

westlight‎, Today 02:09 PM
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Girl said I'm getting too skinny. Yall get these comments while cutting?

Currently cutting down to 10% before my next bulk. At about 12 percent and looking pretty flat and this girl at my work said I'm looking too skinny. Looked at her and said thanks and she had the nerve to say "its not a good thing". I told her everyone in America is fat so her perception of a...

Mrc25‎, Today 09:14 AM
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Are these fruits ok to eat when trying to lose fat?

Apples, And Banana's Also I want to know if its ok to eat peanut butter when trying to lose fat

BigJDinie‎, Yesterday 05:27 PM
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what's the difference between keto and the Lyle McDonald's fat loss program?

They are both about protein I think.

Ronaldix‎, 04-22-2017 05:36 PM
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Talking Finally done (!) - 115.5 pounds lost

Finally, finally, finally... done! My long weight loss that started on June 6th 2016 has now come to an end. Since April 17th 2017 I'm no longer in a calorie deficit. I CAN'T BELIEVE IT!!! But it's true. Cliffs: - 30 year old male, 6'0" tall, was obese @ 251.3 lbs - Had an uncontrollable,...

Dorich‎, 04-19-2017 03:24 PM
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Progress so far but not sure what to do????????

Hey, I have been reading the forums for a while. I feel now I need advice as my heart says one thing but my head says the opposite! I have attached a Progress pic of where I was and a pic from this week below: My predicament is: do I continue to try and lose more body fat ( but I fear...

adaly1983‎, 04-26-2017 11:25 AM
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Apr/May 17 Fat Loss & Motivation Thread

OK, I'll bite the bullet and volunteer. I'll be doing a spreadsheet to keep track of everybody's losses and goals throughout this thread. Link to spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1L8FJvKEe37gvMOuZMmhzK5bTDhP0NjZ7Q6EghplQIdI/edit?usp=sharing Each week send me a PM with...

BecomingSmaller‎, 03-31-2017 01:01 AM
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Confused about how many calories to burn at the gym

Do I burn 500 more calories than I consume each day in the gym or do I burn 500 less than my BMR since my body has already naturally burned a lot of it off? I feel like this should be common sense, but I'm clueless.

bstarkey16‎, Yesterday 07:10 PM
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How sub-optimal is correct deficit achieved as weekly average

Ideally I'd change my lifestyle to get the 1800ish cal per day I'm after. But because I find that too difficult - at least thusfar (improving all the time) - I achieve it by having a good few days (often consecutivey) at something like 1200 (usually when preoccupied and busy at work) and then have...

ComeOnFFS‎, Today 10:36 AM
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Gaining Weight While On A Cut

So I've been losing weight gradually since October and have taken my weight down 30lbs and have gone from 35% bodyfat to around 22.8%. I currently weigh 237lbs, due to a 2lb gain that has happened this week. I work out practically every day (training the 5x5 program and on my off days am doing...

erikthecoon‎, Yesterday 05:36 AM
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Best Indoor Cardio Exercises to burn fat?

I'm home from college (aka my free gym) for 2 months. I want to cut the maximum amount of fat in this 2 months. What are some good cardio workouts i can do inside with just a yoga mat? Most of my fat deposits are in my ass if that helps. Any good exercises that target toning down/making glutes...

theappdeveloper‎, Today 09:28 AM
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Hit plataue for the first time ever

Hey guys. So I am currently cutting and I have hit my first plateau. I getting a little frustrated because any time I have cut in the past I haven't had any problems and I would always lose a steady half pound a day. This time around I haven't changed a thing when it comes to diet and I have...

Axeman1989‎, Yesterday 01:48 PM
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Helpful Fat Loss Tips

Hey everyone, I made a video with 6 helpful tips to use when you're trying to get shredded. ODy2m8wJ4GA Hope it's useful!

Gobroh‎, Today 09:49 AM
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