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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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the 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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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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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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getting back on track

Hey everyone, After gaining 20+lbs over the last year due to pandemic lockdowns, I am fortunate enough to be able to work out again now. I am 50 yrs old, 6'2" and currently around 220lbs. My experience level is beginning-intermediate, with five or six years of experience behind me. I hope that...

1melomaniac‎, 01-02-2021 01:22 PM
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Question Questions about calories in vs calories off

I have a question that i kinda fear there is no real answer to. How do I figure out what I am burning caloricly during my workout? I dont think you can set a static amount like 185lb bench burns x calories per rep, as I can do reps of it no problem, but my buddy can do a 1 rep or maybe 2 reps for...

410Stroker‎, 01-19-2021 06:10 PM
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Strength training post back surgery

Hi all! Never posted before so I'll keep it short. I gained 50 plus pounds after spinal surgery 5 years ago and have become a complete mess. I returned to work too early after surgery and I'm a police/fire dispatcher so I'm stuck in a chair 12 hours... definitely did not help my healing process....

911phatchick‎, 01-02-2021 03:51 PM
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Unhappy Loose skin or just fat? [Pics Included]

So I've been cutting for a little over 4 months now and I'm seeing great results. My physique looks pretty lean and tight, for the most part, when I'm standing straight. However, when I bend over my tummy forms these unattractive ripples. Not sure if it's loose skin or a final layer of fat. I...

AbdulazizSab‎, Yesterday 08:14 PM
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Looking for help!

Looking for some Advice, currently 228.6 LBS ( lowest I’ve been is 210 ish, I was nearly 300 at my biggest.... ) ( 6’2 ) So lately I’ve been gaining weight again because I haven’t exactly been being very active, i used to go bike riding a lot, not too sure if this burned many calories? But...

AJ1001‎, 12-27-2020 03:24 PM
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I have a question about weight loss

I was following a weight loss program (video) and I keep doing it for over 3 month in a row but there is no change in my weight.... What seems to be the problem can you help me??

Amanuelle11‎, Yesterday 12:08 PM
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Smile 5 month Lockdown Transformation

Hello everyone! first post here :) bad breakup, depression and not being allowed to go outside on most days due to covid made me wanna start working my ass off and change things up. Pretty sure some of you here can relate or at least I hope so. Started IF 16h-8h sometimes 20-24hrs depending on...

AndresSunSeeker‎, 01-09-2021 05:25 PM
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Eating below TDEE but not losing weight

Hey everyone, I'm 24 y/o, 6'0, and weigh 180 lbs. I go to the gym 5 days/week and follow a workout plan. I typically do cardio for 15 mins each day. Besides the 90 mins I spend at the gym, the rest of the day is pretty sedentary. I recently had my body fat measured and it was found to be 24%...

andybb23‎, 08-27-2020 10:50 AM
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Thought I was bulking, just put on fat

I used to go to the gym every day and train for 1-2 hours. Since COVID shut 24hr Fitness down, I haven't had a gym to go to besides an apartment gym I sneak into. I thought the time away from my gym would be a good time to bulk, so I started eating everything, sweets, tons of pasta, etc. I ended up...

BeastmodeLEE‎, 01-20-2021 03:47 PM
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Weight loss and excess skin

I’m still losing weight, even with limited exercise and noticed skin that has been getting loose start to tighten up around my gut and upper legs, but have has a number of ingrown hairs that seem to have become a problem. Is this normal as the skin starts to retract, especially in the 40+ age...

BJoe‎, Yesterday 03:58 PM
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Blood sugar plummeting during steady state cardio.

I'm having this issue more frequently than I'd like: When doing long sessions of low intensity steady state cardio (either walking or recumbent bike), I'll feel my blood sugar really nosedive somewhere around 35-45 minutes in. I start to feel shaky and it's like all the strength goes out of my...

bjw11180‎, 01-05-2021 08:08 PM
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Starting Out

Hey guys, I am currently 258lbs 6’1 probably about 23-25% BF. I have competed in strongman and am pretty strong. I absolutely loved it and my only fitness goal was to one day compete at and maybe win Nationals. I know pretty crazy, but I am still young and natural so I have a TON of room to improve...

Brandon2576‎, 12-29-2020 10:41 AM
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Finding the Right Program

Good afternoon everyone, I'm a 40 year old male, five foot five, 153.6 lbs, approx 18% bodyfat, with a pre-existing condition that makes it difficult to take stimulants of any kind- I pretty much can only do aminos, a daily multivitamin, a probiotic and protein shakes as my supplements. I...

brianadelstein‎, 12-17-2020 08:43 AM
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It's normal lose 3kg in 2 weeks?

By my calculations I have a deficit of 500 calories but I went from 81.5kg to 78.5kg in 2 weeks I lost 3kg right. Is it better increase calories?

brunogouveia58‎, 01-18-2021 08:19 AM
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Smile Road to 15% bodyfat

Hi, I started with the anabolic diet and it's amazing. You really don't get the feeling being dieting it's great. I already lost 50kg and this diet helpd me find the love for the kitchen and fitness. I am really happy, now I want to create some gains and I'm thinking of posting also more fitness...

carlitosp334‎, 01-08-2021 06:29 AM
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Prob a weird question but I feel like my quads have a weird shape. Why does it bulge out a lot? Are not not in proportion? Or maybe i’m seeing things lol

Cautious1‎, 01-12-2021 02:12 AM
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5 months lifting, and wondering how to properly cut now!

Hi guys! New guy here. I started working out August 2020 and when a good friend found out, he gave me a fantastic upper/lower 4 day split with one day of intense cardio. This completely changed my life. I'm extremely happy with the results I've been seeing. I have confidence to now...

christiantymec‎, 01-05-2021 05:51 PM
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Getting ripped

Hi to all Thank you for accepting me in this forum. First of all, excuse any flaws in writing, english is not my mother tongue. I need some help/advice. I am 41 years old, 180 cm, 76 kg. I workout 3-4 times per week. I use my protein impact Whey, and I am moderately watching my diet. It means,...

CrunchCroat‎, 01-04-2021 03:54 AM
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Losing 2 lbs / week, need long term guidance [pics]

Hey guys, I'm a 5'8 172 lbs male, and i've been cutting for the past 3 weeks or so at a 7k cal deficit / week. I've gone from 180 pounds to 172, most of which was water weight. I have almost no muscle definition and have been sedentary most of my life, sitting in a chair gaming or working...

cutdown231‎, 01-10-2021 08:16 PM
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Fat lose Routine review/comments?

Looking for advice on if I need to add / adjust anything to my routine. Currently 45, 171.8lbs and 13.9% bf according to my renpho scale. Goal is to lose fat (sub 11% bf) Doing a three day split Routine 1: chest and arms + 20min HIIT on elliptical Routine 2: legs + 30min LISS on elliptical ...

DanielParke‎, 12-28-2020 09:47 AM
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Lightbulb What Bodyfat Am I right Now?

Ive been dieting around 5 months now and dropped around 30 pounds so far, im proud of my progress because its the most weight ive ever lost and i feel like im close to getting the results i need. Started at 240 and currently sitting at 211.6 pounds, my target was 209 so im about to probably hit...

desa192‎, 12-23-2020 02:25 PM
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Went from 15% to 27% body fat in 4 months

I really let myself go these past 4 months because home workouts weren’t as satisfying as lifting weights at the gym. Stopped counting calories too. My biggest concern is the extra body fat I’m carrying. Can I get away with a harsh diet (like 1000-1500 calories under maintainance) without...

dmeanor‎, 12-22-2020 05:01 PM
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Beginner of losing fat

Hello i'm trying to lose fat, and i dont know how best way to do it, I'm trying to found best workout to lose fat. Can u pls tellmy this losing fat workout is good, or no, maybe u have good workout video :)

DovydasPro‎, 01-19-2021 03:50 AM
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Look bigger when leaner

Hi, do any of you feel like you look bigger when you are leaner. Right now I am almost done with my bulk and I feel tiny. My BMI is almost 30 and my abs are still a little visible. I know I’m below 20% body fat but I’m probably not lower than 15% (probably around 16 or 17%) so I do have a decent...

egsiue‎, 12-28-2020 07:22 PM
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Transitioning to a cut

Hey, finally hit my goal weight, and I’m going to transition into a cut. I’ve scaled back the calories and I figured out what my current maintenance calories are. My question is if I should stay at maintenance calories for a few weeks to a month, or if I should just jump right into a cut.

egsiue‎, 01-05-2021 03:21 PM
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