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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.

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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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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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High blood pressure/hypertension

Im going to go see a doc today but for those who had high blood pressure when you first started what steps did you take? And how did you workout? For instance I hit a fullbody routine twice this week due to time and realized both times it spiked my blood pressure. Not the routine but lifting. ...

paycheck‎, Today 06:08 AM
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Am i doing it right?

I have been working out vigorously for two days in a row (pushups, situps, high intensity interval training, and other upper body exercises) and already my arms (i think mainly my biceps and triceps), my thighs, and lower abdomen are very sore. I took today off to help me recover; however today I...

FitnessNewbie1‎, Yesterday 02:25 PM
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Cannot see abs no matter what I do

As a 19 yr old male I am 6ft and 160 pounds. I recently managed to reduce my waist circumference from 35 to 30 inches and now have 11% body fat. However even though I trained abs everyday for about a month in addition to weight training, I still see no progress. Do I need more abdominal muscle...

noob6pack‎, Today 01:11 AM
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Talking How many of you successfully dropped almost 10% bf in one cut season??

Sup dudesss... Curious how many of you were successfully able to drop 10% in bf mass in one cut. I’m about to go into my second cut, it’ll last me 6 months or less, depending how I feel about progress. I already have a nice diet planned out, but I’m curious about some of the amazing...

Sam98372‎, 12-10-2019 10:35 PM
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How long does it take to lose fat around waist if I’m skinny fat?

Currently 143lb 5’9 27M. I was told focusing on lifting will get me out of this skinny fat situation and i was wondering if i’ll lose my waist a good amount and have decent muscle definition in 3 months. I’m hitting gym 3 times a week full body workout eating lots of food including protein. I work...

TheSL‎, Yesterday 12:45 PM
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Dieting question

I’m currently cutting. I eat healthy for 6 days, about 2500 cal, and do a cheat meal on Saturday night and 500 calories on Sunday. My Monday weigh in is about 1.5 lbs lower than Saturday morning weigh in. But on Tuesday my weigh is maintained at my fasted weight. Why is this happening? So my...

Alvinthechip‎, 12-10-2019 02:05 PM
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Question Should I bulk or cut?

Hello, So I recently got back from holidays and have not been working out for over a month. I've read through multiple threads in this site with people having the same dilemma as me and there seems to be a conflicting interest as to whether they should cut or bulk. Thus, I figured I should...

hereforadvice‎, 04-05-2016 04:52 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, 12-09-2019 04:51 AM
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Exclamation I really need some advice ):

Okay so basically I started gym at the start of this year because I love strength, fitness exercise etc and I was also really depressed cause I had/have a really big gut, so I started weightlifting and gained some muscle and I was happy with that but as summer came around and I started wearing...

caesyC1572‎, Yesterday 08:15 AM
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How many more Lbs until my bottom abs come in?

Hello all! So my goal is to keep cutting until I have a full six pack, I'm not after a certain body fat %. Below are a few pics of me. I have a 4 pack. And Currently 141lbs, I'm 5ft6, I know I have the bottom 2 abs I can feel them. I just don't know how much more lbs of fat I need to drop.. If...

NoNodyFat‎, 12-11-2019 09:23 PM
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My progress was just stalling a few months ago, now things are moving in reverse. *pi

Stats: Male, 5'6, 150lbs, Upper/Lower split 4x a week, Eating around 1500 cals. I've been lifting on and off since I was 19 but got very serious about a year ago. I tracked my food, counted my calories and weighing what I ate, got off dairy (lactose intolerant), started eating the best I ever...

Fauxhawk64‎, 12-11-2019 06:17 PM
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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, 12-09-2019 02:20 PM
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Building Muscle with LOW Metabolism?

I’m a 24 years old male who recently started lifting for the first time in his life. I’m 6’3 ft tall and I currently weight 210lbs (20% body fat) I’m trying to build muscle mass and get down to 10-13% Since last year I’ve been eating about 1200-1800 calories everyday to lose weight (I...

abel246‎, 12-10-2019 02:28 PM
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Don’t know if I should cut or bulk! Help!!

I’ve lost 52 pounds over the past 3 years. I’m 19 years old and started lifting one year ago. I’ve been struggling trying to lose this last bit of fat, I saw a thread of someone that’s similar to me and they told him to bulk. Any suggestions? Height:5’4 Weight:117 Macros- 117g protein, 150...

jslivs24‎, 12-10-2019 09:04 PM
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Lose saggy skin

I don’t know if I am putting this in the right place. So I just had a baby 10 months ago. Worked out for the whole pregnancy and started back 2 weeks after. Little about me, I have worked out for 18 years now with the last 4 being more weightlifting and cardio. Question... I work out everyday,...

robinebc‎, 12-11-2019 07:39 PM
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Weekly Wednesday Weigh-in Redux

Instead of continuing my old thread I decided to start a new one for this weight loss journey. My old one is still there for motivation (https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=165465711) but this cut deserves its own recognition. As always, everyone is free to join any time. As some of you...

Maverick2015‎, 10-30-2019 05:32 AM
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Gaining fat fast after switching up

Hi Wondered if one of you fine gentleman can help. For years I’ve been gym lazy; doing 2 sessions a week, just ****ing about. Going to Ibiza next year and want to have a holiday where I don’t think everyone in the world is checking out the moobs. Switched up to an elite workout from Jefit,...

zemaj666‎, 12-11-2019 10:41 AM
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Cool What real way is there to lower body fat? The quickest

I've been lifting for more than a month now and started to slip on my diet and eat junk food. Over the course of 1 week I gained belly fat and I dont know how to lose it. YouTube videos and websites are stupid because they dont get to the damn point so can somebody help me? I want to get my abs to...

adrianleon0912‎, 12-10-2019 07:06 PM
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Has my metabolism adapted?

I've been eating 1500 cals for a few months now, lost 11kg so far and now I havent managed to lose anything in 2 weeks, my weight stayed the same even though i was keeping track of my calories every day. If I wanted to maintain my weight I'd have to eat 2500 I know I ate alot less. So is metabolism...

JAszczur1‎, 12-10-2019 11:30 PM
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Fasting and evening workouts

Hi guys I’m playing around with a few things to see what works for me. I’m 190 and 30%bf with the goal of hitting 15% which might be @ 165-170. I haven’t lifted in a long time so relying on muscle memory/ newb gains. My question is, if my daily intake should be 2000 calories and I workout @ 5...

Mr.Marvel‎, 12-10-2019 08:01 PM
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need suggestions on my HIIT routine

i m 24 yrs old 5'10 currently weighing 135 kg my goal is fat loss i planned a HIIT workout (30 workout and 15 Rest) by myself by searching on google and Youtube idk if these are correct there are 4 circuits and each circuit has 6 different workouts i m doing each circuit one time not...

Cnorwood1995‎, 12-09-2019 11:27 PM
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Arrow How Many carb do i need for a good dry ?

Hi, im Vincent ( 24 years years old ) I have been doing weight training for two years ( 1 year serious diet ). I want do a good dry ( 3 month ), I weigh seventy-one pounds for one meter sixty-nine. I need to know how Many carb i need in one date aproximaticly. Thx a lot

Djeize‎, 12-10-2019 04:09 AM
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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, 12-08-2019 07:08 PM
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an interesting video I saw on maximum rate of fat loss before sacrificing muscle

Here is an interesting video that summarizes research into the maximum rate of fat loss before sacrificing muscle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTiOH6ecktE the bottom line is 31 Calories per lb of body fat (or 69 Cal per kg of body fat.) So for me, I'm at 184 lbs and about 16.6%...

peterm28‎, 12-09-2019 10:08 PM
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