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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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Bowflex HVT on off days

Hello first time posting but I’ve been reading this site for a while now. I know everyone on here pretty much doesn’t like most things Bowflex. I agree with that as far as gaining muscle I prefer free weights. My question is about the Bowflex HVT machine I have an opportunity to buy one used...

userXGEX0QCAW7Y‎, Today 07:00 AM
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Should I incorporate cardio into my regime?

I've just started working out - I'm into my third week at the gym. I didn't have much in the way of muscle to begin with but I've noticed some small muscle gains already. I'm doing a clean bulk. I do have some belly fat and I was wondering whether I should be including cardio into my...

AbattoirEmpire‎, Yesterday 09:22 PM
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Macros for a very short woman?

Hey, I'm a 4'9 woman who weighs 105 pounds right now. I want to lose weight from my stomach because I carry a lot of fat there. Whenever I try to calculate my macros it seems like it never works. Does anyone have an idea about how I can accurately calculate my macros in order to lose belly fat?

tinysprinkle‎, Today 08:17 AM
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Smile 2020 January/February Losing Weight

All are welcome to join in and post your weights each week. Starting weight: 160.4 lbs Goal for this thread: -8 lbs 1/03/20: 1/10/20: 1/17/20: 1/24/20: 1/31/20:

DebiLynn‎, 12-31-2019 11:01 PM
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Weight Loss, Nutrition, and Exercise Help/Thoughts

Right now I am following this workout plan: Monday Pull 1x5+ Deadlifts 3x8-12 Pulldowns/Pullups/Chinups 3x8-12 Chest Supported Rows/Seated Cable Rows 5x15-20 Face Pulls 4x8-12 Hammer Curls 4x8-12 Dumbbell Curls

HarmlessTwig‎, Today 08:10 AM
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Exclamation Building Muscle while leaning out? Possible with IF? Still a gym rookie

Hey guys Im 20 yrs old 6'1" 189lb as of this morning. Ive been hitting the gym every single day rotating chest shoulders back and legs; incorporating arms into every workout. My goal is to lose the fat buildup and grow muscle at the same time. Is that even possible? I tracked a regular day of...

userDVWKJM5QRYW‎, Yesterday 10:25 AM
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Too good to be true?

I had a question that might be a little dumb. Yesterday I had a perfect day going in terms of diet (so eating healthy, counting exact calories etc.) until I had a dinner at Bonefish Grill and I had almost a full appetizer of bang bang shrimps, two bang bang shrimp tacos and half a slice of key...

FitnessSeeker8‎, Yesterday 03:20 PM
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Been on a deficit, looking slimmer, but scale weight went up?

Howdy folks! 5’7-5’8” 180 lbs. Been on deficit almost 2 weeks now, consistently working out everyday, lifting heavy and some cardio, eating Whole Foods such as tuna, chicken breast, turkey burger patties, kale, protein powder, etc. I hover around 1600-1800 calories a day. I have been noticing...

KandeeMann‎, Yesterday 01:22 AM
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Question How safe is an high calorie deficit?

I done a few cuts before, using a moderate calorie deficit, getting pretty lean. Last year i gained a lot of fat and it has being bothering me. Im around 215 lbs and 5’7. So now i decided to do a cut again before this sommer, im not a very active person beside lifting. My question is,...

macfc96‎, Yesterday 02:04 PM
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Am I making decent fat loss progress? 1.75 months (pics)

Just trying to get some input as my motivation is running a bit low about the changes or lack thereof. There's only a 5 lb difference between the photos as my main goal isn't weight loss but weight redistribution.

stealthlife49‎, Yesterday 10:01 AM
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Reverse Diet Question?

Hey everyone, I am a 27 year old female, 5'9 160 lbs. I am probably about 25-26% body fat. I have been working out for about 6 years now. I have a background in mainly cardio with some weight lifting but for the past 6 months I have been doing mainly strength and resistance training. 6 years ago I...

Jesusgirl92‎, 02-26-2020 03:02 PM
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Help me with Calories and Meal Plan

Hi I am 50, 6' 2", 220 Lbs, 24% Body Fat, Male, Desk job but Do weights/walking 3x/week My TDEE is around 2600 so I am trying to eat around 2000 to lose fat. My target is 11-13% body fat Macros 40%P, 40%C, 20%F I have attached Sample plan, can you please let me know what you think. Right...

Akronica‎, Yesterday 10:26 AM
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Question about why My weight isnt going down

About 7 weeks ago i decided to start living a healthy lifestyle, gave up smoking, junk food, and got back to the gym. I started at 230. After about 4 weeks i got down to about 210. My caloric intake was 1700-1800 a day. 150 g protein, 180 g carbs, 60 grams fat, 30 g fiber on average. However,...

UkrainianLift‎, 02-25-2020 11:36 PM
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How to figure out maintenance

Is one week worth of weighing everday enough data to know what my maintenance is? If I eat at 2400 and weigh everyday and at the end of the week the average is my first weight, does that mean 2400 is my maintenance?

Cautious1‎, Yesterday 09:31 AM
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Exclamation Meal plan PLEASE HELP

I wanna make a meal plan for losing weight, there are alot of sites that calculates your needed calories and macros, which one should I use? And I hit the gym 4 times a week and I started doing weight lifting, how does this affect my needed calories? How do I calculate all of this? And how do I...

khaledrrs‎, 02-26-2020 06:34 PM
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383lbs and recommended daily calories query

Hi all, Aiming to transform body and get fit. Currently my recommended daily calorie intake is 2400 with an aim of losing 2lbs per week. I can achieve this easily with junk food! But being disciplined and eating clean food seems like a lot - would I be shooting myself in the foot if I'm...

wardy83‎, 02-26-2020 03:10 AM
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Unhappy Why do my nipples look like this

I’m a 14 year old who recently got into lifting. As I’m starting to build muscle in my chest, I notice my nipples becoming an irregular shape and just looking weird. If you need a picture, dm me on instagram @bobbyy.smith Idk if this is just because of my hormones or what

BobbySmith31‎, 02-26-2020 08:36 PM
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Lightbulb Idk what to do

I weighed 323lb, ff 1 year, I now weigh 228. I'm 6'3 27m. All I used to do was run, now i want to put on muscle so i started weight training. Only thing is, is I'm not totally happy w my fat loss just yet, wanted to know if I can lean bulk and kill 2 birds w 1 stone. Anyone w any experience that...

ChefMike92‎, 02-26-2020 05:14 PM
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Looking for square one

Hey guys, forgive me if im posting this in the wrong forum, i've been trying to make a post here for a few weeks now, im not really sure where to start. I'm 34, i've always been a bit overweight, but within the last two years i have been gaining...a LOT... So im here trying to get control of it. I...

nargok‎, 02-26-2020 02:13 PM
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Need help please confused in bulk or cut

Hello everyone i just needed some advice I have been losing my fat from 92kg (202 lbs) My bodyfat according to online bmi shows 22 at the weight of 70kg (155 lbs) My height is 177cm 5.8ft The thing is i cant lose fat from my chest and belly even after dropping 22kg (48 lbs) and after...

AZ927‎, 02-25-2020 03:04 PM
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Losing fat

I'm about 5'8" and 162 lbs. My goals are not the same as most people here. I used to be overweight by a little bit and dropped it all. I'm very active and healthy and even though it doesnt look like it from the pictures, Im pretty fit. My strength and endurance is good from bodyweight exercises,...

xil1821‎, 07-02-2017 07:35 PM
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Steady state cardio instead of HIIT

Hello, i have a question. My main goal is to lose fat. I do 3x fullbody trainings per week, and for cardio momentally only walking for around 1-2 hours on rest days. I want to start incorporate some cardio (ideally classic running). I looked on internet and a lot of topics says that HIIT burns more...

wariorpolni‎, 02-26-2020 01:59 PM
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Unhappy Morbidly Obese - Seeking Any and ALL Advice

So I've never posted on a forum like this before, I might be oversharing but I feel like expressing all of this openly will help me come to terms with the fact that this is real.. Before I begin my journey this weekend, I'll be taking progress pictures and perhaps even doing weekly video...

Dsmith411‎, 02-25-2020 12:00 PM
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Weigh ribeye steak before or after

Do u count calories of fatty steak before or after cooking. My weight of the ribeye was 11.75 oz but after cooking it was 8.75. I'm assuming a lot of the fat melted into the pan which I poured in the sink. The calorie difference is about 300 which is a lot. Should I use the after cooking calories...

loseit21‎, 02-26-2020 10:20 AM
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Discouraged with fat loss process, need help

I hate to post another one of these topics on the forum but I am genuinely looking for advice and would be willing to hear everything. I am 18 years old, 6'0, 192lbs, 20-24% BF(?). I workout 5-6 times a week, mainly weight training, cardio, and sometimes HIIT. I use a Fitbit to track steps,...

NoewUH‎, 02-26-2020 05:56 AM
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