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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: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

VKs0oEIVOck VKs0oEIVOck First time embedding a video, so bare with me.

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 recently, 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 online 'trainer' who's only trying to scam their $$$. ...

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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Question Weight loss dilemma (cardio vs lifting)

Hi all, I am a 17 year old teenage boy have been dieting and exercising for over 4 months (I started at the start of July). I started at 110kg/242lbs and am now 87kg/192lbs. My goal weight is 76kg/167lbs and I want to reach it by March. I have now started weight training for a month now. In...

shq115‎, Today 05:50 AM
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Does it matter when you eat carbs if you're adhering to your macroes?

You guys have always stressed that i can eat whenever and whatever i want aslong as i adhered to my macroes, i remember even someone saying " Have a tub of icecream before you sleep if you want " Now here, this guy at t-nation (Can't link ) says " Eat x and x carbs only after working out, eat...

MrGreenX‎, Today 05:40 AM
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Unhappy Is Whey Protein Helping in Weight Loss?

Hello All, I've been going to the gym about 3 times per week since two months ago to lose weight. I'm obese at 120 kg. I start with 10 minutes cardio on the elliptical machine and then proceed to perform some compound exercises on the machines. After two weeks of exercising, my colleague,...

fatsoBrian‎, 11-13-2017 03:41 PM
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Unhappy First week cutting, no weight loss :(

Hi guys, Long story short this is my first week cutting after a layoff about a year, before the layoff i had decent LBM and about 10-12% bodyfat. Im no beginner to fat loss, previously i lost 35 lbs @ 1lbs per week consistently with minimal strength loss im eating 2100 cals + on the EC...

sufy123‎, Today 03:12 AM
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Konjac noodles: 20 calories for 200 grams of food (mostly fiber)

I had 2 of these yesterday and fell below my calorie targets. They go to your gut and hang around for a long time. Apparently if you don't drink enough fluids this can even be dangerous. I ate them plain. Anyone else use these? What do you put on them?

AD1985‎, Today 03:58 AM
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Cool October/November 2017 Fat loss & motivation

The next fat loss challenge is here! Anyone is welcome to join! Get your start weight this weekend (September 30th-October 1st) and go hard towards your goal weight. Post your start weight, goal weight and weekly weigh-ins in this thread and I will add you to the spreadsheet located here:...

JSim83‎, 09-29-2017 02:33 PM
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How many calories are in a Large Pizza Hut Crust?

I realized that I almost never eat the crust, but still eat around 3-4 slices whenever my family gets pizza, usually once a week. How many calories can I remove from my calorie count from this? If you also have the carb count and protein count, that'd be great. Any good estimate would be...

SoAs22‎, Yesterday 01:39 PM
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Help with weight loss.

So I have l have lifted in the past so have an alright idea of what I am doing in the gym. I started back up at the start of October. And have been taking a picture of myself at the 1st of every month. I have been making strength gains. As of right now I am doing a 5 day split. With 0...

Francour‎, 11-16-2017 08:15 PM
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Talking All this activity and plateau?

Hi, new to this type of thing. I have an inch of fat I need to lose and it's not coming off. I lost 8lbs so far, I want to lose however many pounds 1 inch of fat would be. I'm stuck it seems. I should have a rocking body with all the activity I do. All the activity I do: 1 hr tennis daily, 2x...

XLucettaX‎, Yesterday 08:37 PM
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Calorie deficit BUT high protein = muscle growth ?

Can you be in a state of minor caloric deficit but combine high protein intake + heavy lifting and gain some muscle while losing fat? e.g. (1900 calories a day (250 grams of protein) + heavy high intensty comprehensive lifts 5 x a week, assuming some carbs especially pre/post workout) Or...

ultragymrat‎, 06-06-2008 11:55 AM
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Exclamation How to deal with people telling me to stop loosing weight!

So lately people have started to criticize my weight loss, especially in my workplace. I was a really big guy, 6 foot 5 355 pounds, now I am down to 224 pounds at 15% bodyfat. I eat healthy, don't run a huge deficit and have gotten progressively stronger in the gym. Yet almost daily I have been...

AcademicHulk‎, 11-16-2017 08:44 AM
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Hey guys, how has my progress been? (Exactly 1 Year Later)

I am 5'10.5 Pic on the left was me last year. I weighed 165 pounds and I guess I was around 24% BF? Any guesses would be appreciated because I never measured it when I first started. Pic on the left was a few days ago. I weigh 160 pounds and have around 16% BF. What do you guys think? ...

SoAs22‎, Yesterday 03:39 PM
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Should I continue this program during my cut?

So maybe 2 months ago, I tried cutting. I ended up having way too extreme of a deficit (I was eating 2000 calories a day, was previously bulking at 3000), and noticed within like 2 days I felt much weaker. I went back to bulking again, and now I've gained a bit more fat than I was expecting, but I...

bojadada‎, Yesterday 03:52 PM
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Cardio/Weight lifting

Want to lose fat, unsure which to follow. I understand you can't really build muscle while in a cal deficit, but i'm just making 100% certain that cardio is the best thing to do and that lifting is something I should wait on. Already made some noob gains, but I feel like it's not worth it atm. ...

kerpit397‎, Yesterday 04:59 AM
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Is this alright?

So I recently started doing weightlifting and eating healthy to lose fat. I calculated my tdee to be around 2000 so I've been eating 1500 calories daily. I've been losing weight at 2lbs/week from 165, to 152. Is this fine, or too much weight at once? Also, Is it possible to be gaining any weight in...

Rod205‎, 11-16-2017 04:26 PM
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Wtf is wrong with my body?

Okay I realise I'm overweight and need to lose some serious pounds but I can't help but think my body isn't normal? I have some photos on my bodyspace. I'm 5'10, and currently 86kg. I'm guessing I need to lose around 40 to 50lbs. My upper body seems to hold hardly any fat, then as you get lower to...

davidjonesbb‎, Yesterday 11:43 AM
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Cut or Bulk Question...

Hi, totally new to this site and quite new to training. A bit of background... At the age of 36 and after 20 years of drug, alcohol and cigarette addiction, I cleaned up this year, quit the crap and hit the gym. I've been successful so far, dropping down to 78.2kg/172lbs from 92kg/202lbs. I've...

4in4‎, Yesterday 12:39 AM
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Post Best workout to lose fat in you mid-region.

Hello, everyone. This is my first post here, so please bear with me. I've been tryingoing to research as much as possible, but I've found a lot of contradicting information, primarily based on anecdotal evidence, and it's all become so convoluted that I'm at a loss. I'm 23, so I'm a little...

JamesTheSecond‎, Yesterday 12:51 PM
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Is my deficit right?

Hi I am currently 6 feet, 269lbs. Right now I workout every morning with this workout routine : Day 1 - squat 5x5, Bench Press 5x5, Bent over row 5x5 deadlift 3x5 Push ups 4x20, Pull ups 4xfailure Day 2 - arms Hammer curl 4x15, rope Pulldown 4x15 Leg Lifts 4x15 Skull crushers 4x15 rope...

Nobodyfit‎, 11-16-2017 06:42 PM
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Extra day vs less than 100

What do you usually do when you're not 100%? I wasn't sick yesterday but was exhausted from work and just not all there. Pushed everything back a day but was wondering what everyone else does on days like that. Is it better to take that extra rest day and be closer to 100 the next or just do the...

TommyDigital13‎, 11-16-2017 08:58 AM
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Determining body fat

Hey, I know that determining body fat % off of just pictures is not completely accurate but I'm trying to get an estimate of where I'm at. I'm 148lbs and think I'm around 13% but I'd like some other opinions. Goal is to get around 140lbs and below 10% BF before starting a clean bulk. Pics are on...

aaronflahaut‎, Yesterday 12:41 AM
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What is your target bf%?

Lately I see a lot of people saying that 10% bf is a chore to maintain and a senseless struggle unless you're a model or something by profession...so for the everyday guy, what should be the target bf% that is sustainable year round? What bf% should you cut down to before you start bulking? ...

Drajrod‎, 11-15-2017 01:16 PM
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stuck, need tips

I've been trying to cut and it's not going so well. I haven't been eating properly 2 days out the week, usually way UNDER calories, but sometimes slightly over my fat/carb macros. I also get so hungry at times I feel shaky, lightheaded, etc, and end up eating to fix it. I don't have pre-diabetes...

wanttodoitright‎, 11-12-2017 03:04 PM
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Trying to lose weight while lifting weights?

alright heres my issues, I been lifting weights for a good 2 months, I'm mainly seeing progress in my arms but my stomach feels huge. I checked how much I weight and I've gained like 10 pounds, now I dont know if thats actual muscle or if I'm just getting fat. I guess my questions is, when you...

MO3iusONE‎, 09-20-2008 07:27 PM
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Can you tell??? (pics)

Hey guys, So I started off at 218 (the before pic here I was ~205) and am roughly 192-194 now... But I can't tell that much! maybe it's the lightning ??? people notice but what do you guys think? Just need words if encouragement if you think it's look right.. Or harsh words if looks like...

faqeer‎, 11-16-2017 09:26 AM
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