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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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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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1000 calorie deficit and NOT losing weight?

I’m kind of in a rut. My stats are M, 5’7, 179lbs, Moderately Active (waiter, exercise 5-6x wk) 22% BF. I started a cut a month ago, and weighed in at 181lbs. My TDEE is estimated to be somewhere around 2600-2800, and I’ve been on an aggressive deficit (1600-1700 cals per day,...

Troopashd‎, 09-17-2020 09:30 AM
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Exclamation 2.5 month break from diet + training. Gained 10 pounds. Advice needed!

Hey guys, so recently I took a 2.5 month vacation/break from my diet + training routine (weightlifting & HIIT). Before my break, I had a visible 4-pack and was pretty damn lean, but I have put on ~10 pounds and can definitely see a difference in my midsection (barely a visible 2-pack now,...

runner234512‎, 09-08-2020 06:38 AM
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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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4 pack or 6 pack or 8 pack?

Hey guys! Just wondering if I have a potential for 6 or 8 packs? I don't know how many packs I have? Upper abs not showing? What do you guys think??? 175cm, 71kgs Thanks!

kAddict‎, 08-31-2020 08:32 AM
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5'9 160lbs What is my body fat %?

5'9 160lbs What is my body fat %?

mynamejeff12345‎, 08-28-2020 12:25 AM
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Unhappy Abdominal fat or loose skin?

Hello guys, Started from 154 lbs (70 kg) in 2018, now - 123 lbs (56 kg). Even though I am 5′ 9″ (175 cm), in 2018 I was overweight (more than just ,,a skinny fat guy"). Standing up, in front of the mirror, I am looking good. But sitting down... you can see.... My question is: From your...

AndreiCutting‎, 09-04-2020 07:33 AM
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Adding weight lifting

Hello. I have a belly I am looking to get rid of, maybe someday getting back my 6 pack that I had as a teen, and looking to get healthy in general (I am a smoker and am on anti psychotics) Currently, I do about 10 - 30 min a day moderate stationary bike cardio. I have had a hard time pushing...

ShanYin37‎, 09-03-2020 09:42 PM
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Advice on correct cutting method

Due to lock down and a holiday last xmas I have piled on the pounds. 34 yo male, 199 pounds 5 '8' I've cut many times in the past just by doing 1500 a day and subtracting exercise, always quit when I hit 180 in the past. This time I would like to do it properly. Current method -

NaeMusclesYet‎, 08-16-2020 07:11 AM
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All those with six packs, what is your height and waist size?

Obviously waist size in genetically influenced, but also height is part of that influence also. A taller person is most likely going to have a larger waist size at the same bf% than a shorter person. Thing is my waist is 30.75in at 5’11” and my abs aren’t sharp yet. I can see like 4 lines of...

SnipeItLikePro‎, 09-01-2020 07:30 PM
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Am I cutting to fast?

Hey all, Just wanted some quick advice on if I'm cutting too aggressively or fast. Height: 6'1'' Cut Start: ~ 20 July 2020 Pre-cut weight: ~204lbs Current Weight:196.6lbs

Reapt‎, 08-11-2020 10:20 AM
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Any advice on fat loss?

I lift weights first thing in the morning. I'm doing AllPro routine 3 times a week Squat, Bench, Overhead, Row,Stiff legged Deadlift, Upright Row, and Calf raises. I'm on week 4 but I can feel my strength has increased rapidly. I do cardio 2-3 times a week usually treadmill jog for 30-40...

WeightSwinger‎, 09-01-2020 09:43 PM
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Red face any women 5' and shorter trying to lose 10lbs or more?!

Hello, I'm a 32 single mother of a 3 year old. I'm 4'11" and currently weigh 113lbs (Yo yo weight between 100-120lbs since giving birth). I'm trying to get back to 100lbs and hopefully lose some fat before then refocusing on building up muscle gains. What have you other women around 5ft or...

JV830‎, 08-13-2020 11:30 AM
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Exclamation Are my macros good?

Hello, am a 23 yo male, I weight 95kg, and my height is 185cm, I'm trying to lose weight, so my TDEE according to internet sites is 2600 +- calories, so a 2000 calories diet is good? If I calculate my macros accordingly, it goes as : 150g protein = 600 calories = 30% 55g fat = 500 calories =...

johnwmayne‎, 08-29-2020 05:07 PM
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Ask a guy who's lost 30lbs in 3 months anything

208lbs to 178lbs from end of May to end of August.

NosyJossie‎, 09-05-2020 11:25 AM
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Best Exercises for losing Fat in Chest area?

I only have dumb bells to work with. My chest is mostly muscle with a little fat content. Don't need diet advice, I just need some exercises that I can implement with dumb bells or in an apartment that will help me lose fat in my pecs. I'm an athletic person and I'm a slim individual. What...

caseyer18‎, 08-24-2020 09:11 AM
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Best supplement for sleep?

It takes me like an hour to fall asleep and I wakeup from the slightest of noise or light so In guessing my sleeps aren’t deep enough. I get about 7/8hrs sleep a night and still tired as hell when I wake up. Anyone know any good supplements in UK to help fall asleep quicker and into a deeper...

Cautious1‎, 09-18-2020 10:35 AM
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Bloating or gaining fat

Been between a low calorie diet (1500 calories) And food binges For a few months before recently changing into a 2000 calorie diet (5 days so far) Feel bloated in stomach and very watery Male 183 CM Tall 80kg 18% Bf Office job Cardio - Walk 12-15Km per day

gavinprice1990‎, 09-16-2020 08:09 PM
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Body transformation

Hello. So about 2 years ago, back when I was a beginner, I did my first cut. I was skinny fat, and wanted to lose the belly I had going, but since I didn't know what I was doing I went overboard with the calorie deficit, and got way too skinny. Didn't have much if any muscle at the time. Here's how...

BBryan098‎, 09-05-2020 10:25 AM
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Can't get rid of my belly...

Can't get rid of my belly. I 've tried many diets and exercises. I am quite slim but this these few pounds in my belly are distressing me. I'm not sure what is the problem. I seat at the computer many hours and may be my hip muscles got tightened. What should I do?

Sebastian104‎, 09-14-2020 10:08 AM
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Cardio after lifting

Do I burn muscles if I do low intensity cardio right after lifting?

Pel10‎, Yesterday 11:52 PM
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Craving salt before bed

Since I have been working out harder I have been craving salt like crazy right before bedtime. So far I have been able to avoid the cravings but is there anything that will help (other than a salt lick)?

sunnibuns‎, 05-04-2009 09:13 AM
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Question Cut Or Bulk? 6ft 178lbs

Hello there. I am currently 6ft and 178lbs and have been bulking for over 4 months after a long break during the pandemic. My measurements are 42 inch chest 15 inch biceps 34 inch waist Should I cut or bulk? What weight goal should I set for myself?

alimash2‎, 09-13-2020 11:59 AM
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Cutting on fat help

I’ve been cutting for 3 months now, I went from 85 kg to 79 kg but I’m not satisfied yet. I lose weight ( hopefully fat ) at the rate of 0.5 kg a week, but I want to make it faster now. I was thinking to increase my cardio and burn about 350 extra calories daily. Would that be too much? Do I run...

Pel10‎, 09-11-2020 08:50 AM
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Cutting on lockdown

We are still on lockdown and no access to gyms and cant excercise outside. No equipment and not much space also at home. Should I cut even if I cant do weights? Will I just lose muscle and fat and be skinny fat? Im afraid if I just cut with no lifting that I will just stay skinny fat. Any...

Time2Sleep00‎, 08-27-2020 04:01 AM
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Cutting plan

So I'm trying to build muscle as well as lose some fat. I know you guys might roll your eyes at the suggestion, but just tell me if my plan is flawed. So I start off with a week or two of purely gaining muscle. Lifting heavy weights, increasing my calories just enough to support muscle growth...

AdamFrostburg‎, Today 08:08 AM
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