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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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Fat guys and cardio

For people over weight, what is a safe way to start cardio? Is it safe to start jogging or should a they take a slower approach and start with walking and work your way up speed/distance until you're running?

BigMikeG94‎, 04-25-2017 07:47 PM
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Unhappy how to get my 17% bf down to abs lvl?

yeah i'm just wondering how to, and i know a lot of people say that a good diet along with a good exercise can help but over the course of 10 months i've only dropped 2 bf percentages and it pisses me off i'm currently 6'1 and 170lbs exact with 17% bf so here's my diet in a nutshell (well it...

jamesphillps‎, 04-25-2017 09:16 PM
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what is a healthy body percentage for me

I'm 204 5'8 25%bf which is a good body fat percent to be healthy and have high testosterone

abramir134‎, Today 09:22 AM
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These 5 foods can kill you weight loss program

Diet Soda Though it has fewer calories and far less sugar than regular soda, diet soda may actually keep you from losing weight. A study last year found that people who drank two or more diet sodas a day had waist size increases six times (yes, you read that right) greater than people who didn’t...

EricSean‎, Today 01:49 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, Today 05:36 AM
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Wanted: Cutting advice

Hey, 23m from Norway here! Status: - Currently been cutting for aproxx 2months - Gym 3*/week lifting - 80kg (think im 20% bf) - 178cm short - Chronic ancle injury makes Cardio really hard to implement so i havent yet. (I will have this injury for the rest of my time) Diet:

DreamCut‎, Today 03:00 AM
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Smile Looking for advice from some pro's

I'm seeking for advice, I'm currently 200lbs and going to the gym on a regular basis. I want to loose weight but also gain muscle. My goal is 180 to 185. My calories fluctuate. I usually consume around 2000 calories a day. If someone can help with the macros portion that would be awesome. And maybe...

Devildog700‎, Yesterday 10:37 PM
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Smile New Diet and Routine, Does This Work For Me?

I am 17, 64, and pretty fat Around 295. BUT I have put myself on a new diet and workout routine to do better in lifting weights and being healthy and my main goal, to lose fat but build muscle. Does this work? Morning: Diet Half an apple=4 apple slices or Half a Banana 2 Peanut Butter and...

westlight‎, Today 07:52 AM
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StrongLifts 5x5 plateau could it be because I'm dieting and trying to lose weight?

I started doing stronglifts 5x5 2 months ago, the progress has been good until the last couple of weeks atm I can: Deadlift: 80kg Squat: 70kg bench press: 50kg overhead press: 40kg BB Row: 40 kg

Carnifex66‎, Yesterday 06:31 PM
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Most effective way to lose 8kg of body fat in 12 weeks?

I am 25y female, 70.6kg with 37.8 body fat (26.6kg fat mass and 41.7kg lean mass and the rest bone etc). I want to lose 8kg of fat in 12 weeks. Is this possible and what would be the most effective way of going about it? Even if it would take longer than 12 weeks - how can I start?

SG9091‎, Today 03:50 AM
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Exclamation Advice for adjusting calories/macros after plateau.

I'm 6'1", 191lb, and 28 years old. My best guess is that I'm around 17-18% body fat (crappy plastic caliper). I went from 202 to 191 in about 4 weeks, some of which I attribute to water weight. I made sure to adjust my calories every week as I lost weight, but didn't see a change in weight for...

jbberinger‎, Today 04:20 AM
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Question Diet help (cutting)

Hi guys, currently I'm a 17 yr old male that weighs 74.8kg. I am looking to cut on a 10-12 week period as I believe that I have bulked enough as for cutting, let's say my maintenance calorie intake is 2100, should I start on 1800 and gradually make my way down to 1400 week by week by reducing...

softsponge‎, Today 05:14 AM
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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, Yesterday 04:03 PM
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Anyone got an example of someone at 15% bf, 5'10", about 203lbs?

I know it's specific, but I'm trying to get an idea of whether or not my measurements are correct. I have a two week short term goal of losing another half inch off my waist to hit 15% body fat. At that point I'll have a 17" neck, 35 inch waist at 203lbs.

rectifryer‎, Today 06:41 AM
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EjnarKolinkar‎, 07-07-2015 09:27 PM
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Fat loss for showing muscle tone

​I'm experiencing a lot of difficulty with fat loss for muscle toning. I'm not a body builder by any means but I feel like the only people who will have the answers I need, are body builders! I have been running for almost 4 years and I’ve never really watched what I ate until the last 6 months....

MariahKrafft‎, Yesterday 01:53 PM
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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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Question More reps or more weight to burn fat?

I want to know that what type of workout will help me most to lose maximum fats: More reps and sets with less weight OR Less reps and sets with heavy weight?

itsmahmed‎, Yesterday 05:22 AM
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Cortisol effect?

Hi guys! I am new here and after reading a lot of posts and articles,I still have doubts,so here I am. I am cutting since January.Nothing crazy and dropped calories down slowly.I started with almost 61kg and I am now around 54.I lost a lot during the first weeks.I guess I was retaining a lot of...

FitLilGirl00‎, Yesterday 05:11 AM
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Teenager needs a little bit of help to lose weight.

Hey All! Simply put, I am a 14 year old, who is 5'9 and 130 pounds. Before I hit my growth spurt a few years ago, I was about 5'2' and 130 pounds. You can clearly see that I was obese at the time. Unfortunately, naive me thought that it was fine to lose all the weight by skipping meals. So...

Clorux‎, Today 04:19 AM
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Will this regimen/ routine work

So i got into body building 2 months ago and i wanna lose some weight then build muscle, what do you guys think about this food regimen Breakfast 5 spoons of oatmeal and 1 cup of low fat milk and honey and nut/s Lunch 4 brown toast bread + 3 white eggs + salad 3 hours after lunch : 150...

Timmy1991‎, Yesterday 03:09 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, Yesterday 11:25 AM
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Exclamation New to losing weight and totally messed up

Hey guys, Im a 16 year old 5'8" male, i started dieting on March 8th and my starting weight is 82 kg (181lbs). My body fat percentage at that time is 22%. Now i completely went into this with out doing any research what so ever. My plan was to just cut calories and try to eat protein. I was...

GLHF2513‎, Yesterday 08:26 PM
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Cool Questions on ECA stack and Carnitine.

Hello guys, So I am a basic gym goer, firstly my details, Program - Chest + Tri, Back + Bic, Shoul + Legs x 2 ( 6 days a week ) with abs alternate days. Current Weight = 80 kgs ( Most fat is lower belly and love handles. ) Height 5 11".. Currently on a bulk phase, succesfully increasing...

Jinx3dCloWN‎, Yesterday 01:08 AM
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Newbie with question on Loose Skin

Hi Everyone! First off, I've been a silent reader of the forums for a while and I want to thank you all for being such an awesome, supportive community that's always helping out! I had most of my questions already answered through past posts. My body profile: I'm 26, Female, Vegetarian, lost...

carpediem90‎, Yesterday 12:04 PM
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