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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 10:02 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 02:16 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

VKs0oEIVOck VKs0oEIVOck First time embedding a video, so bare with me.

Junsuiakai‎, 08-06-2017 10:10 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 09:31 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 09:12 AM
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Question How much daily protein do I need? (Avoiding muscle cannibalism when losing weight)

I'm currently at 104.3 kg (229.9 lbs). I'm 30 years old and 174 cm (5'85") in height. This is day 8 of my fight against obesity, which I started at 108.5 kg. The goal is to lose 3kg per 10 days, so 30 kg by the 100th. My regiment is Beachbody's Power90 that alternates between weightlifting and...

Xavaneptus‎, Today 02:20 PM
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should i cut as 18 yr old male? (Right now bulking till march)

i was 152lbs at the start and right now ive gained 11lb (would say 9 of them is muscle mass) will aim for 170-168 till march and after that cutting for the summer? pics of my physique right now :imgur.com/a/wjRuV54

Jokkeryyy‎, Today 02:59 PM
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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 05:42 PM
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Crossroad in my fitness journey

First time poster. I've been on a big fitness journey this year. I started on 1/15/19 at 26 years old, 5 ft 5 in, 148 lbs, 35 in waist. I had to deal with binge eating, which was holding me back for years, and I decided to get my workout and nutrition in order. Over the past 11 months I've...

Jpass992‎, Yesterday 07:08 PM
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Exclamation Ate Almost Entire 16oz jar of Jif Peanut Butter While Intermittent Fasting.

So I’ve been intermittent fasting for about 4 months now. I’ve gotten far leaner than I was last winter and my waistline has dropped from a 34 to a 32. I’m a 20 year old male and I lift six times a week. I fast from 8 at night till 12 noon and typically consume around 2,000 calories a day- give or...

mattlu23‎, Yesterday 04:34 PM
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Week one of the rest of my life

Hi people, I'm 27 and I recently hit the lowest point of my life, not just my weight but in all aspects. Without going into too much detail my nan who has been supporting me so much recently, suggested I join the gym to give myself something to do to help myself, not just physically but...

mitchobrien92‎, 12-06-2019 09:11 AM
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When should I bulk?

Height: 5"11 Current Weight: 77kg (168.7lbs) Age: 22 I have been cutting for a while now and I have lost quite a bit of body fat. I am not skinny or fat. I just have some stomach and lower chest fat, I would say I have a decent base of muscle. I am not sure at what point I should start...

Cautious1‎, Today 04:51 AM
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Some questions about cutting

So first off, a little about me: I have been bulking for about six months now counting calories and making sure diet is in check. I think I will be doing my first cut in about a month and have a few questions: 1. I am getting mixed answers on BCAAs. Due to my schedule, 2 out of my 4 workouts per...

Dylan13579‎, Today 02:30 PM
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Hey dudes... I’m about to get into my second cut... 216ibs

Hey guys!!! I’m currently sitting at 216.5ibs, I’m 5’8 and according to my DEXA scan I did today, I’m 24%bf. Not ideal. Most of it is around my waist and inside/back/ some chest. How feasible is it going to be for me to drop to 175ish, if I start my cut in January and end around June. I...

Sam98372‎, 12-05-2019 12:09 AM
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Does alternating beween cutting/maintaining calories work for weight loss?

I used a lot of calculators and it says i burn about 3000 kcal/day. There are 4 days in the week where i am outside for most of the day and dont think about food, so i only wanna eat 500 calories on those days. I tried this once and ate around 6pm and was stuffed for the rest of the day. The...

raziel1989‎, Today 05:16 AM
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Red face 2019 - November/December Weight Loss

2019 November/December Weight Loss This is picking up from the previous thread "2019 September/October Fat Loss" Everyone is welcome to come here and post your result for the week. Good Luck Everyone! My starting weight is: 161.4 lbs My goal for this thread is to lose: -9 lbs...

DebiLynn‎, 11-06-2019 10:44 PM
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Bulk, cut, or maintenance?

I am 27F, highest weight was 200 lbs. in January 2018, got down to about 133 lbs. in July 2019, and am now sitting at about 140 lbs. I lifted throughout my weight loss but not with the best consistency, maybe 1-3 times a week on average. Last month I started seeing a personal trainer. He has...

dawnmarie92‎, Yesterday 07:40 PM
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Angry Tired of trying , will it ever works ?

Hello , I've been trying for years to loss weight , I'm 146 KG and I'll be honest, I've never been in diet and Gym for more than 3 weeks , I tired , I get exhausted and no results as expected. I want a way that within one month at least I can see some progress. If exercising for 30 min in...

jamx09‎, Yesterday 02:33 PM
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Working out fasted/am workout nutrition

It’s not ideal but how bad is working out fasted? Looking at reasons why I miss sessions and it’s because work. So to combat thinking about lifting before work. Thing is I start work at 8. Alternatively how would you Setup your nutrition if you are up @5 and lifting before work? Thanks

Mr.Marvel‎, 12-05-2019 05:08 PM
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Not losing any weight but losing body fat for 4 weeks now

Just started getting back in the gym. I'm eating 2400 calories on a cut. 37 years old, 6'1 304... 30.5 percent BF. Problem is I'm not losing any weight but I'm losing body fat. split is 40/40/20. I've done this before, and I somewhat remember it taking 2 1/2 months or so to drop 2 lbs a week. I may...

Endythegrea‎, 12-02-2019 06:27 AM
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Losing Weight

So, I saw a video recently on YouTube of a man who lost a lot of weight and he used these forums, so I thought I’d give it a go, as I don’t believe I can lose weight on my own, although I am 100% ready to do so. Little bit about me. I’m 17 years of age, 18 in 4 months. I’ve suffered with weight...

HarryTaylorO17‎, Yesterday 06:16 AM
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Help losing fat but gaining muscle mass

Hey, I'm a 25 year old guy weighing 290 lbs. Most of my weight gain was due to anxiety, something that runs in my family. I was terrified every time my heart rate got high and shied from physical activity. I've overcome this, however I don't quite know how to proceed. I'm likely sitting at a 40%...

Fuzpud‎, 12-07-2019 05:57 PM
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Really depressed- Need to make a decision. Pics attached.

Hey guys, This is really hard for me to talk about but here it goes. I am really depressed due to the way my body looks. I have been struggling with this for a long time and I need to decide how I am going to fix this starting TODAY. I am not an experienced lifter. I've been lifting for...

Adolfhernan1‎, 12-07-2019 10:11 AM
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Help with fat distribution

I'm a 19 yr old Male and im 6ft(183cm) and i store most of my fat on my thighs, butt, and hips. im not that fat so when i wear clothes it doesn't really show. im 185 lbs(84 kg's). i know that i cant spot reduce since i lost overall 65 lbs(31 kg's). but i heard putting on muscles in those areas...

reallyibra‎, 12-05-2019 04:16 PM
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Walking anyone notice a difference

I’m thinking of increasing my daily activity and walking more. I like running but I’m losing muscle, getting fatter, and it’s increasing my anxiety. Has anyone noticed a difference in their physique by hitting 10k or more steps? How does walking compare to other forms of cardio? And since...

Mr.Marvel‎, 12-06-2019 08:06 AM
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Unhappy Getting back to the routine!

Hi members, Hope everyone's healthy! I need to ask this question because I am trying to get back to the routine of exercising. I left regular exercising and dieting almost 6 years ago, 22. Now I am 28 and have gained a good amount of midsection fat. The problem is, I have done some...

divinaxor‎, 12-07-2019 02:13 AM
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Week 14 of Cutting as a beginner.

I’ve been counting macros and cutting for about 14 weeks now working the all pro routine. When I started I was roughly 215. Now I’m at 185 and strength/gains is still taking place (beginners magic I suppose). When I first started, I was approx 25% body fat. Now I’m around 16ish would be my...

kag2020‎, 12-05-2019 10:53 PM
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Am I getting enough calories? Trying to cut weight

Hi. So this is my first time dieting and i’m trying to make a change and lose weight. I’m currently 6’1 270lbs. I started going to the gym this week and I’ve started to watch what I eat. Week 1 at the gym i’ve only been lifting so far, no cardio as of yet. I’ve been trying to eat foods with mainly...

ItsMichaelH‎, 12-05-2019 08:00 PM
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Looking for help

I'm 16 looking for help losing body fat. Current percentage in 29.9-32% body fat. Looking for help any that i can get both parents are disabled and my household has a low source of income, looking for the most help we can possibly get. Anything from workout plans, nutrition diets, anything that...

TrinithA‎, 12-05-2019 01:36 AM
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Anyone been diagnosed with Vertigo?

Just wondering if you have and how long have you had it. I just recently had to make a trip to the ER as I thought I was having a stroke or worse a heart-attack as I just didn't feel right. The whole room was spinning, had sweats real bad a headache and felt like I had to vomit and could barely...

tryingtofocus‎, 02-19-2010 12:37 PM
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