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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: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

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Junsuiakai‎, 08-06-2017 09:10 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 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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Does anyone have experience with weight loss pills? Good and Bad

Just wanted to know if anyone had any experiences with weight loss pills. Been searching the web for some and can't seem to decide on which one I want

jerome20033333‎, Yesterday 06:51 PM
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I'm an obese teenager trying to loose weigh

Hello. My name is Raul, I am 15, 16 next month, and I weight 115 kilograms. I had few things in my life that affected my weight and it is not necessarily what I ate and the amount of food I had. In 1st of May, 2011 I had a car accident that affected some things in my body. But no matter what, I am...

UntoldStory03‎, Today 01:04 AM
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The unsettling effects of weight gain

Sorry - this is a post beyond just "how do I lose my belly fat"? What's worse than being out of shape is having once been in great shape and experienced all its great benefits, then getting fat and seeing it all disappear like ice in a hot skillet. Through circumstances out of my control, I put...

Tricon7‎, Today 12:16 AM
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I'm another obese determined to change his life

Hello everyone, First of all the main reason I'm posting this to motivate me and I'll try to write updates every day or so. Also, if anyone has a suggestion please help a brother out to make his life better. For the past few days I've been devouring the forum for information about diets and...

bumudur‎, 09-10-2019 05:53 AM
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losing fat while gaining muscle

Hello everyone, I was hoping I could get some advice from some of you that have a lot more experience and knowledge in this. I am 26 years old and I weight approximately 155 lbs. I am 5'7 and my bmi is 24.3 I enjoy lifting weights and go to the gym regularly (4-5x a week doing heavy...

jmmorales‎, Yesterday 05:20 PM
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Obese 6ft4 350lbs HELP please

Hello everyone thanks for coming to check out my post I have already been doing cardio and weightlifting 4 weeks now. I was at about 355 now down 334lbs. Been walking alot I mean tons like 5-8miles a day for about 2 weeks. Been throwing in short jogs inbetween the walking. When I started...

hatemylife57‎, 08-07-2019 07:30 PM
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Unhappy Losing fat without losing weight?

Hi,Im very upset. Last month I losed weight and became underweight. Bmi 16.6 but I look like 19. I have some fat on my Belly and legs and a thick waist (from side). skinny fat ☹️.I dont want to lose weight but i want to lose fat. And... I dont know how? Like when i eat in a surplus i gain muscle...

Xaika‎, 09-18-2019 10:58 PM
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Will body recomposition do the trick? i need cardio or just lift?

I am 5'6", 155lbs, and about 19% bf, i am kinda skinnyfat, have a little belly but not much, that is the thing that bother me the most, i am a novice with 1 month gym so my routine has been 20 min run everyday for cardio (6 mph), and then i go lift, my main goal by now is get fit and in a...

Falange97‎, 09-18-2019 02:47 PM
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Cool 2019 - September/October Fat Loss and Motivation

2019 September/October Fat Loss And Motivation Everyone is welcome to join and post their progress updates. Let's motivate each other and do our best in the next two months. Sorry I do not know how to do the spreadsheet. If anyone is interested to do it please feel free to start and share the...

drgoku‎, 09-02-2019 08:57 AM
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Why are my hips uneven

I've noticed one of my hips has an indent and the other one doesn't. I've lost some weight/fat and remember noticing that that same hip had more fat on it and appeared bigger than the other one. Does anyone know why?

NKSR‎, 09-19-2019 08:28 PM
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Transition from bulk to cut

I have been reading online in some forums that one should maintain their weight for at least 4 weeks after bulking in order to "lock in" the muscle gains. What this means is that if one starts to cut too soon, one will lose the freshly built muscle they just built. Is there any truth/science to...

LuckyAH‎, 09-19-2019 06:29 PM
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First time and lost

I currently weigh 159.3 lbs and my height is 5ft 4in i eat 1,800 calories daily i do workout 5 days out of the week with Hiit training some days and i would like to lose fat on my chest and arms i just dont know how to go about doing it however i used to be in wrestling and i lost 40 pounds in 3...

Edgy89‎, 09-19-2019 04:07 PM
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Anyone familiar with the Les Mills 21 Day Challenge?

My wife and one of her friends started an exercise class recently and it came with this diet guide. I am personally not a fan of anything other than calorie restriction - I think everything else is over complicated and unnecessary. I'm trying my best to be open minded and supportive but sometimes...

clwhoops44‎, Yesterday 12:01 PM
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Having a lot of trouble getting abs

Hey guys, I've been trying to get abs for several weeks now but Im not really sure how lean I need to be. Ive been doing intermittent fasting (and fasted HIIT training) for about 3 weeks now. I started at 199 and am now 189. Im 6'0 with 15.5 in biceps, 42 in chest, 48 in shoulders and 32 in...

jvl8124‎, 09-19-2019 04:03 PM
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do you need muscle to lose overall body fat?

i am a skinny fat guy. i tried to bulk as everyone suggested. i went from 143 lbs to 156 lbs but i gain only fat. i am now back down to 143 lbs but my body fat is 19%. if i cut more than can i lose body fat till 15%. ?? or do i need to gain muscles first to lose fat? i don't wanna bulk cause it...

alex1798‎, 09-19-2019 02:00 PM
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how to lose belly fat

i dont want to good shape sixpack for now , i just want to get rid of body ft to get v shape and then leanbulk is that ok , and what should i do to lose that lower abs fat

HellcrowZero‎, 09-14-2019 12:02 PM
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Estimate body fat

Would you guys mind estimating my body fat for the picture on the right? I would like to know where I am right now and how much longer I should cut before I get the 6 pack. I am 6 feet tall and 189 pounds.

jvl8124‎, 09-19-2019 06:30 PM
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Old man needs help! Legs are almost dead with spine/nerve problems

I am 50 years old, recently disabled. Ten months ago I was the 360lb guy who played every sport and could easily out lift most of my friends who were in great shape. Then I started falling, loosing my legs. Doctors said I was too fat, been hearing that all my life. After the 4th fall, I never said...

FatManNananana‎, 09-15-2019 05:19 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 04:42 PM
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Help! Bulk or cut?

Hey guys, I have been on a cut for a couple months. I am currently 175 pounds at 5/11. I have been lifting for about a year (haven’t been very consistent with my diet or training). I’m not happy with my physique because of my overall lack of muscle mass and high body fat. With a shirt on, I...

Adolfhernan1‎, 09-19-2019 07:22 AM
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Lost and need direction

Before I ask my questions here's a little information about myself. I'm a 23 year old guy, 6'3 tall , 365lbs, I'm an endo predominantly with a small percentage of ecto. My goals are to lose body fat, gain muscle, strength, and arm definition. I know being an endo I'm never not going to be a...

captainstone61‎, 09-19-2019 02:04 PM
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Estimate my bodyfat %?

Sorry if this is in the wrong place. I'd like to hear some estimates on my bodyfat %?

spilinga‎, 09-19-2019 11:28 AM
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can't lose lower belly fat :( ?

hi guys i am new here and i really want some help. 21 years old male here. my height is 5 feet 6 inches . my current weight is 140 lbs. i checked my body fat on 9 September 2019 and it was 19%. it was 19.8 % when i last checked it in april 2019 but i didn't follow any diet after that . i started...

alex1798‎, 09-18-2019 12:48 PM
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Diet Input for Skinnyfat Beginner

Hi All - I am just starting my first serious foray into consistent strength work at age 34, and I could use some pointers on how to support this program with nutrition. Here is some background. 1. Last Fall weighed in at about 6'/190, started crossfit and a a heavy distance running routine at...

Reyn0170‎, 09-18-2019 02:57 PM
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Should I do cardio after lifting/on the same day?

So I finally started going to the gym again and I am more pumped than ever. I am 5'7 217 pounds overweight. I want to lose weight but also want to keep my muscle/gain some more muscle. I keep reading mixed reviews about performing cardio the same day as lifting. How I usually do this is during...

xfrancis92x‎, 09-18-2019 07:04 PM
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