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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: 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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Smile How do some skinny people not get fat when they eat a ton daily?

I watch this youtuber mukbang guy called "Garma" on youtube and pretty much on a nearly daily basis he stuffs his face with lots of food for his enjoyment and for his viewers to see. I am wondering how people like this don't gain weight? He has been doing this for years and seems to stay consistent...

johnbody136‎, Yesterday 11:25 PM
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Hi everyone! :)

I have been struggling to lose weight for years! Some doctors told me that it is about hormones, the other that I need to change my nutrition... But, I found out that it is all about metabolism. Do you have any recommendations?

Dina2020‎, Yesterday 05:39 AM
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Question Advice for Overcoming a Plateau?

Hi all! Little backstory - I'm 23F, 5'2", and went from 150 lbs, 35% body fat to my current weight of 127 lbs, 23% body fat. The majority of the weight loss occurred within the last 14 weeks, where I went from 135 to 127. I went from 150-135 by yoyo-ing and not really being consistent with any...

peelsa‎, Yesterday 03:21 PM
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How to make cutting more enjoyable?

I want to drop about 5lbs of fat to be at my desired goal of 11-12% bf. So I don't need an extreme fat loss protocol, but I still need some strategy. The thing is when I cut, I still lift heavy at the gym and I feel that this hurts my cutting process and causes me to overeat. If I don't overeat, I...

SnipeItLikePro‎, 10-23-2020 10:30 PM
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July 5th to Oct 12th EXTREMELY successful cut with pics.

I was shooting for Oct 24th but I think I hit 9% and I completely crashed, could barely do basic activities, such as hiking and cruising, so decided to start lean bulking Oct 12th, so I'm only posting pics up till Oct 12th, but been filling out nicely since then and will post progress in the...

Junsuiakai‎, 10-21-2020 01:12 AM
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Will going from 17% body fat to 12% body fat change my face?

Part of the motivation for losing body fat for me is to reduce the fat carried in my face/cheeks. I want to have a leaner face. I have started a cut from 17% body fat (perhaps a little more, in the 17-18% body fat region, as measured by the Navy Seal Method). My target is 12%, and I have worked...

johnsc10‎, Yesterday 03:13 AM
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Exclamation HELP : Low Carb, Low-Medium Fat, High protein diet with deficit

IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET FROM 13% TO 11% BODY FAT IN 2 WEEKS? I have to get some loose skin removed(tummy tuck) in 2 weeks, theres not that much skin and I want to maximize the results by loosing some extra fat in the coming 2 weeks. My measurments are : Height : 175cm/5'9' Weight :...

hardwork523‎, 10-23-2020 03:32 PM
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meal prep advice

So I'm new to meal prepping and I'm trying to aim for 2530 calories (or less). I want to know how do I get started? I planned out some meals but they don't necessarily add up to my goal deficit.

GeminiAlex‎, 10-24-2020 01:45 PM
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Smile Should I stop cutting

Hey guys soo I’m more than 6 weeks in my cut and had a goal of reaching 78-79 kgs.. my height is 6,1 and weight is 82 kgs as of today I feel like I don’t have enough muscle to support a cut and should go for a lean bulk or should I keep chasing my target weight drop down to around 10-11% and start...

sethiayush12‎, 10-09-2020 04:53 AM
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Lightbulb need help

one of my bros can not move the much he needs any workouts to help him to burn much fat with diet

abdualrhman7fay‎, Yesterday 01:27 AM
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Unhappy Help ! Im 15 and i think im way too obese

My mom wont let me diet. I cant exercise consistently. Im like 95 kilos only at 15. My moobs are on another level. Pls help

allensam12‎, 10-24-2020 07:27 AM
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Cool 2020 October/November/December weight loss thread

Hello all, I am creating thread for selfish reasons. I need to lose some weight and these threads helped me to stay motivated in the past so I figured maybe it helps a little bit again. Everybody is free and welcome to join. This thread will cover the following dates: Oct 2: Oct 9: Oct...

JSim83‎, 10-02-2020 03:03 AM
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Bulk or cut

Body stats: 5'8 158ibs Macros: 166P 190C 55F Lifts- Squat:275 Deadlift:330 Bench: 250 about 2000 calories I'm trying to decide whether I should bulk, cut, or maintain. Basically, I want to gain as much strength and mass as possible while also being fairly lean (12-15% body fat). Attached...

kals56‎, 10-20-2020 07:15 PM
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A mess of a man - M(48) 230 - 1lb a week….

Grew up thin, ballooned out in my 20's. Mostly due to a penchant for gluttony, sloth, addiction to food and general sleepiness. Hey, I'm a writer so I can be forgiven for sleeping all day and trying to party all night? (sigh) Suppose the plague has given us all time to do things we might not...

fattyriceface‎, 10-23-2020 04:52 PM
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Exclamation Why am I posting this?

Hi, as you can see on my profile, I made this, like today, I'm really young but recently reach 215, and I was looking for videos for weight lose till I found a video of how Jesse Shand lost 350 pounds, my goal is be able 130, but I wanna set mini goals from each 5 pounds till I reach my goal, I...

ABC123TAU‎, 10-23-2020 11:56 PM
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Cool Why is the Metabolic Slowdown thread a sticky?

Metabolic slowdown isn't a slowdown, at all; it is just a reduction to the energy you expend commensurate with the change in TEF, activity level, and your weight. However, most take it to the extreme by believing the anomalous adaptations by the human body in response to severe malnourishment can...

unleashthelion‎, 03-22-2013 08:56 AM
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Time to get healthy (and STAY healthy

Hi my name is Rutger im 22 y/o and live in the Netherlands. Where should i start. not only in making this thread but also with losing weight. I tried it so many many times but everytime i lose a bit of weight it comes back. And even more then I originaly had. At the moment i weigh 115KG and my...

RutgerV2‎, 10-22-2020 08:01 AM
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Talking Anyone a transplant patient just getting into lifting?

Im almost 5 mths out from my kidney transplant and I’ve been losing weight on diet alone since July. So far I’ve lost almost 35 lbs and I have another 20 to lose to get within normal weight range for my body type. I just started back at the gym and I’m wanting to get into women’s bodybuilding. It’s...

JJ504‎, 10-22-2020 03:05 PM
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How long do your diets usually run for?

Hey guys, so how long are you usually running your diets for? I know there are many techniques to creating a deficit and different techniques can be effective for different people. How long is too long to run a deficit? And what do you consider a normal diet cycle? Thanks and happy training :)

3dd13br1gh7‎, 10-15-2020 08:49 PM
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Irregular progress

Hi, I'm looking for some suggestions on my current momentum and focus. Last Feb I hit a high point of 265 lb at 5"10. In April I decided to utilize quaratine to refocus on nutrition and workouts. I purchased a premium food delivery service in April and had amazing results. Dropped 20 lbs in...

NomadNA‎, 10-21-2020 10:43 AM
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Can I achieve my goal of getting to 12-13% bf by Feb/March 2021?

Hey guys Hope you all are doing alright. I have a question and I need your advice. I’m a 25 year old male who weighs currently 178 lbs with a 23% bf (41 lbs of body fat) and is 5’10 feet tall. I started cutting back in September 8th. I was around 181 lbs with 30% bf (54ish lbs of body fat). So I...

AbdulazizSab‎, 10-19-2020 05:15 PM
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Question Taking LIPO-6 BLACK UC after Gallbladder Surgery?

Hello, A month ago I had a laparoscopic gallbladder surgery and I would like to know if it's safe to take Lipo-6 black ultra concentrate in the future like 3-4 months later? I tried searching online and also asked my surgeon but I didn't find any answers so I really appreciate any help. Thank...

ZweiBelle‎, 10-19-2020 01:44 PM
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What Percentage of Weight Lost Should be Muscle?

Hey, yall, Over the last ten months or so, I have lost about sixty pounds. I haven't followed a specific diet or exercise plan, I just try to eat healthily and get about 2000 calories a day, while trying to burn as many as I can from exercises like jogging, playing golf, weight training, or...

bowman1274‎, 10-20-2020 09:45 AM
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How I lost 30 pounds in 10 weeks

I ate the same exact food (except for one pasta cheat meal) for 10 weeks. I am a 5'8, 30 year old male and my weight went from 230.0 pounds to 199.8 pounds. I started going to the gym and lifting 6 days a week starting at week 4 ( gym was closed because of COVID) and everyday I walked 2 miles...

TonyT1989‎, 10-18-2020 07:05 PM
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