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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 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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how much weight to aim to lose per month?

im going on a cut but want to preserve muscle mass and if possible gain muscle mass, so hence i want to know whats a good ballpark range to aim for when losing weight?

RuskiAussie‎, Today 12:11 AM
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Question 330lbs 6' 3" Male 1200 Cal/day safe?

What do you guys think, is this too low? I'm eating mostly protein and fruit some leafy greens, not a whole lot of exercise. Seems to be losing me between .5lbs to 1lbs a day. Been doing it for a week. Kinda sucks, I'm hungry all the time. Im very large framed (wide shoulders, huge wrists, big...

FatJerk‎, 05-21-2020 09:49 PM
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Keep cutting? Abs aint there

What should I do? Im sitting at 156lbs but my abs has always been my weakest point. I aint doing no resistance training at all at this moment. I do my daily cardio and im being on 1700 calorie plan.

omoruwii‎, Yesterday 12:46 PM
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When to mini cut

I started bulking around March so like 4 months bulking and i’ve gone from around 75KG to 83.4KG and I’ve noticed some fat gain. I would say i’m like 23-25% BF so i know i won’t see abs. I just want a flatter stomach and start the slow bulk again but properly this tome. Is it worth doing a...

Cautious1‎, Yesterday 10:33 PM
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Are my calories too low??

Ive been eating 1500 calories a day to lose weight for a while now. But someone told me its unhealthy to eat this low specially for my weight 313 lbs (used to be 440 lbs) and that ill always be hungry. Calorie calculator says I should eat 2500 calories a day but im scared I wont lose weight...

fays12‎, Yesterday 06:19 AM
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Exclamation 2020 May/June Weight Loss Thread!!

Hey Everyone!! Figured i'd make a thread so that everyone remains motivated and committed during confinement measures. I know for sure how it isn't easy as most gyms are closed and boredom makes you wanna eat sometimes. Feel free to join, introduce yourself, share your goal for this current...

JohnCyr‎, 04-27-2020 06:55 AM
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Gained 25lbs in 2 months. Constantly gaining.

I apologize if I sound frustrated. I officially weigh 185lbs. Gained 8inches in my waist. Lifestyle changes recently was quarentine/stay at home. I force myself to walk at least 1hr a day. I am at the power walking phase where I am now trying to transition into jogging. If I cannot jog. I...

BlueSystem200‎, 05-22-2020 04:53 PM
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what is an acceptable % increase of fat when clean bulking

as above really, what is a good or realistic rate of fat gain in % when clean bulking? i.e 5% fat increase 3% etc. I'm just after an idea on what to expect something like: I put on 20kg and gained 2% BF etc.

themorganator4‎, 05-22-2020 02:30 AM
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Fitting diet and exercise into a busy schedule.

I have a schedule that I've been working for the past two months that goes like this: Mon - Fri 8am-330pm first gig 9pm-1am second gig Off on weekends With this schedule, I've been unsure about when I should workout, Sleep, and when I should eat. Any tips?

SkillSmith‎, 02-15-2019 04:23 AM
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Question Help! | Shredded wo calorie restriction? |(Noob)

Hi guys, i'm a noob here. I really need someone to tell me whether i'm doing everything right or not. My journey into fitness is almost 2 years long and i'm losing my patient. I wanna be shredded, now. I feel like i keep doing mistakes because i don't ask for help. Now i'm done, HELP! So, to...

almaCycle‎, 05-21-2020 06:20 AM
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How to most Accurately calculate calories burned?

I’m really focusing on making sure I’m in a 500 calorie deficit each day. I’m using My Fitness Pal to track all calories consumed and making sure to meet macros. I do have my chest strap polar h10 hr monitor. And wear it all day and night to get my calorie burn. Is this how trainers make...

rnickel17‎, 05-23-2020 07:11 PM
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Should I keep going? All help is appreciated

M 18 176cm/5'7ft 64,5kg/142lbs. I have pectus excavatum so that may affect how I look. Im scared that I've lost too much and that Im beggining to lose muscle. Images on top are the images at the end of my bulk.

CompleteJourney‎, 05-22-2020 02:53 PM
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Unhappy In need of weight loss advice

Hey Guys can i get some of your advice for what I can do to decrease my weight? I've been trying to get serious about my weight loss goals. Currently i'm a 26 y/o m 5'5 205lbs, 30-35%+ bf , weight training 3x/wk (allpros) started 5 weeks ago but sedentary most of the day. Been using mfp for 2...

NoProblem0‎, 05-23-2020 10:58 AM
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Question Cutting crash. help

Hello! I've been cutting for 3,5 month. My goal is 4 months. Slowly increasing my workout and decreasing my intake. Right now I'm working out almost everyday, running 2 times a week, 3 lifting days, 2 cardio days. I've gone from 85 kg to 71,5 kg / 187 lbs to 157,6 lbs. 3 days ago I ran out...

addeproo‎, 05-23-2020 04:23 AM
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Insanity work out muscle preservation?

Hey what's up my favorite gym guys, So since the quarentine my fiancee has gained some weight and she want to lose it. So after doing research I decided that insanity looks like a good thing for her on top of cleaning up her diet. For motivation and overall a better experience it seems she...

Blingo‎, 05-23-2020 08:42 AM
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Can not lose fat even after putting in a lot of work.

Hi everyone, I am a 16-year-old guy with a weight of 81.3kg and 6 feet 1 inch tall. I wanted to get thinner and reveal my abs this quarantine period and for that, I have been working hard for more than a month now. Initially, I lost some inches but after a week or two, my progress has stagnated....

hardworker25‎, 05-02-2020 11:20 AM
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Angry Frustrated with weight loss! WHAT am I doing wrong?!

A girlfriend and I are dieting eating less then 1200 cal a day, low carb and avoiding sugars. We workout daily doing 21 day fix... and then we drink Saturday and Sunday and not on the week. Either only seltzer’s, or vodka sodas and yes there will be the cheat meal... lol! But we don’t do that bad...

bmacdaddyy‎, 05-18-2020 09:23 AM
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Need advice re: weight to bodyfat loss ratio - have I got it wrong?

Hi everyone, newbie here. I need advice from the cutting gurus! So I've been cutting for 16 weeks and strength training for 8 weeks. Over that time I've lost 4.15kg (9.15lbs) but only dropped 1.8% bodyfat - around 0.43% bodyfat loss per 1 kg weight loss (or 0.19% BF per lb weight loss). My...

DefeatTheDadBod‎, 05-21-2020 03:59 AM
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Question is 19.7% bodyfat for a woman good?

I got measured by a dexa scan for my bodyfat percentage and it came back with 19.7% bodyfat. I am very lean and have a good amount of muscle mass but my abs are still not fully in like I would want them to be. At this point do you believe I could achieve abs at this specific bodyfat or should I cut...

AL459‎, 05-21-2020 08:27 AM
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Ive beem losing weight for 12 weeks and ive gone from ~157-158lb -> 146-147. So a ~10-11lb weight drop. I plateaued for a 1-2 weeks, at the end of april, were i stopped losing weight (wasn't eating properly) and hovered around 151-150. I've lost maybe 4 more lbs and im having a problem where i...

Lizzy3200‎, 05-21-2020 03:24 PM
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Fat around boobs :/

Hi! I left lifting for a year now and recently realized my breast are putting up fat. :( It looks horribly and i started doing exercises but at home now because of the Pandemic. its been a week I'm doing pushups and arm workouts to inflate my pectoralis out it really looks bad how can i remove this...

isak2645‎, 05-20-2020 06:37 PM
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Shredding body fat percentage

Hey, guys, I am looking for some advice to drop some body fat percentage. Currently, I am 233 lb bodyweight 36% body fat and 141 lb muscle. I am working out 4-5 times a weak ( weightlifting ) and my diet is currently at around 1500 Calories clean eating ( chicken breasts, protein shakes,...

Eneru023‎, 05-21-2020 07:08 AM
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Question I wanna see my abs by summer (is it possible?)

I’m 19 years old 210 6’3 mostly fat little muscle I want to be able to see my abs by summer in 32 days I’m gonna go super strict keto basically no carbs little protein and high fat and only 1500 calories a day I also plan to run a 5k 6 times a week (I know I can do that cause I’m actually really...

AnthonyJM1‎, 05-19-2020 05:13 AM
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Losing discipline

Hi, So I have been cutting since the first of April. Everything was going fine until now. I started noticing I a sometimes eating bad (for example eating chocolate or other sugary things). I do not know how to stop this. Everything was going fine while bulking and the cutting was going fine for...

LetsgoPAPA223‎, 05-20-2020 04:22 PM
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How do I loose the last bits of stubborn fat?

I just can't seem to loose the left over fat pockets on hips, butt, thighs and belly with a healthy lifestyle. I don't want to starve myself forever since I am already skinny but have these problem areas that I want to get rid of. I want to have no excess fat left. I weigh 115 lbs at 5'5 height...

Becks01‎, 05-14-2020 06:35 AM
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