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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.

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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 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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how do exercise calories count?

hey all, i am a cyclist, i do some lifting too, but my main focus is cycling i burn up to 1000 calories a day just from cycling and then probably more from weights i do about 4 times a week anyway, i am wanting to lean up a bit, and for the past 4 weeks, i have been trying to do a calorie...

bicyclist‎, Today 03:43 PM
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Help me get out of this circle.

Hello everyone , Im really confused because I kinda have average to low bodyfat , training abs , eating kinda clean and still my abs are not even showing and i feel fat in stomach. I currently weigh 80 kg and im 1,93m. Im eating like 80 % protein a day and 20% Carbs (sometimes even less) , I dont...

davidson3937‎, Today 04:06 PM
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How i recovered from being naughty the other day

Hi everyone, I'm currently going through a cut as a beginner. Been on it for 2.5 months now lost around 22~ lbs... Currently I try to consume 1800-1900 calories a day. So my sister was having a big family gathering two days ago and I knew there was gonna be all kind of temptations and I...

faqeer‎, Yesterday 01:35 PM
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Unhappy Devastated

So I went to the Dr. yesterday for a regular checkup and received some news that has me devastated. I have an extreme case of hypothyroidism. So extreme is my case that he thinks it isn't working at all. He said in time we can correct this, but it can take well over a year to 18 months to find the...

bigdaddyslimtim‎, Today 05:05 AM
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Will this diet work? I suck at diets.

I’ve been training for a long time now, and I have never focused on dieting at all. I’m about 215 body weight I want to be 180-190 lean. So my plan is to eat.. Breakfast Grilled Chicken breast Egg whites Banana Snack Chicken sandwich on wheat bread Kale with peas

KramerJD‎, Today 10:29 AM
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Red face December 2017/January 2018 Fat loss & Motivation

The October/November fat loss challenge is ending this week and the next fat loss challenge is here! Anyone is welcome to join! Get your starting weight this weekend (25th-26th of November) and go hard towards your goal weight. Post your start weight, goal weight and weekly weigh-ins in...

JSim83‎, Today 01:00 PM
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10 week cut results - critiques and questions welcome

Hey, Here's the results for my 10 week cut. After travelling and not hitting the gym in nearly a year I wanted to get back in shape, but found myself on the skinny fat side. So I bulked hard for 3 months to regain some muscle and then start a cut, so I'd be I better shape for a long lean bulk....

leebillingham‎, Today 05:05 PM
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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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End of cut destroyed by sickness..

Hey guys.. I was just 3 weeks out from the end of my cut, and several days ago I caught a horrible sickness.. this last 4 days and at the end of it I went from 162lbs to 156. 156 was originally my goal weight at the end of the cut, but I know that there is almost no way that this was all fat and...

xzythe‎, Today 01:44 PM
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help for my summer cut

Hello, I'm 19 year old male which starting going to the gym just for entertainment at 13 years old till 15 years old and ended my membership cause i wasn't showing up, i quited soccer at the same time and got really fat from 15-16 years old was around 94-98kg at 16. i started again by my self and...

Gillimar98‎, Today 11:22 AM
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Harvard Calories Burned

Came across this and thought it was interesting. Clearly there are so many variables involved in how many calories are burned during any activity that any estimation is for entertainment only but it's interesting to see the differences between the numbers they got. All are for a 30 minute session...

TommyDigital13‎, Yesterday 08:48 AM
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Macros for fat loss

I have my macros at 45% carbs, 35% for protein and 20 % for fat. Is that a good ratio? Currently I'm at 173 lbs. I'm 5'7 and workout 5 days a week.

mrblo0‎, Today 09:43 AM
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Not sure what the hell happened to me...

Hey guys, I'm currently 5'10'' / 220 lbs. So, I've been a crash-dieter my whole life. I'd feel fat in the winter, so I'd tighten up my meals (eggs for breakfast, normal meals (sandwich or something, nothing fried), and turkey&vegetable (steak&salad on fridays) for dinner) and run 4 mi * 3 per...

noobtube11‎, Today 05:55 AM
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Using protein powder during calorie deficit to simultaneously burn fats and build mus

Hi all, I'm a 24 year old male, 176 CM and around, 66 kg I been in a calorie deficit for around four weeks now, eating around 2000 cal a day( mostly carbs and proteins) and doing an hour of cardio and another hour of muscle building (mostly abs and arms) Every day. I've also been using fat...

TTTS‎, Yesterday 07:32 AM
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Do I need to be on a calorie deficit to remove this belly fat? [PHOTOS]

I just started bulking properly after months of slow gains and poor calorie intake, but before starting back then I forgot about this flab, I thought I would be able to remove it later on. Only recently I started doing proper ab exercises, but will that actually help? It's gonna feel like crap...

franktasteek‎, Yesterday 09:21 PM
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Question Do i have to reduce calorie intake to drop bf % ?

I am 40 years old and 29% BF. I have been doing Insanity ( HIIT ) since last 4+ weeks and paying very close attention to my diet. I am more on a high protein, medium carbs and low fat diet. While i am seeing some changes in my body, but i am not seing a signifigant drop in my body fat .. is it...

learner1‎, Yesterday 10:11 PM
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Unhappy cardio vs strength training, need help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi all, I am a 17 year old teenage boy and I 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 the start of March. After I reach my target I want to gain...

shq115‎, 11-19-2017 02:59 PM
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Cool I'm not looking any different

Greetings, I trying to figure out if I am properly dieting and training. My problem is first of all, I really believe the gym scale is broken. One day I weighed in as 204lbs then the other 196 and 203 the following day. But regardless of that, I'm taking progress pics weekly and I'm not looking...

SouljaJoe010‎, 11-19-2017 10:51 AM
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Year and a half later, am i on the right track?

Iv been on my weight loss journey for a year and half now. Been lifting for a year of that now. So far I have lost 116lbs sitting at 165. While I do have a gut even with some fair loose skin happening I'm starting to look bony like in my upper region. Just wondering if I should just continue to...

biggyk‎, 11-19-2017 08:05 PM
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Is it true most anorexic people have high body fat percentages?

I've read most anorexic people have high body percentages because when people starve themselves for a long period of time, their bodies will burn off more muscles than fat. Is this true? I was kind of shocked when I first read this. I've always wondered why most anorexic people have bloated...

Necronom‎, Yesterday 10:00 AM
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Possible weight loss side effect?

Stats: 33 years old, 5'11'', 183lbs I began my quest to drop weight in june. I weighed 217lbs. I was not active, had a horrible diet and poor sleep. I began a calorie deficit and used a app to monitor my caloric intake of about 1600 calories daily. It was hard to get into the gym, two...

JaimeReaper‎, Yesterday 09:58 AM
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How long should you stay at the same number of cals if there's no weight change?

Basically as title says, I've been cutting nearly 2 months. Getting leaner and scale dropping consistently. Started at 84 kg (185lbs) now 79 kg (174 lbs), cut initially at 2100 cals, dropped to 2050 now to account for lower tdee due to weight/fat loss. I've been at 79 kg consistently for a...

tehdingmeister‎, Yesterday 09:54 AM
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getting rid of lower belly flab

I started running 3 miles every other day since October, and I'm trying to get rid of my lower belly flab (post partum 13 years ..:-\ ) the pinch test is almost 1" of skin but I still want. it. gone. and I don't see much improvement. I'm eating clean, been in crossfit for 2 months. Lost and...

jody788‎, 11-19-2017 07:00 PM
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How to cut calories and also work oit?

I am 22 years old, 5"8, 76kg and looking to lose weight by cutting. I have a reasonable amount of muscle mass however none of it is defined and is layered by unwanted fat. I'm going on a recommended calorie defecit of 400 down from 2000 so roughly 1600 kcal/day. I'm wondering if I want to maintain...

thebrundlefly‎, Yesterday 08:09 AM
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Question How many calories burned...

Today is the first day I'm eating my maintenance calories. I miscalculated my maintenance over the past few weeks and noticed no fat loss at all (my aim), but did increase muscle size slightly and strength. From today I will be eating 1850 calories a day (Male/28/5ft 11") and maintaining my 6...

Stokesy2626‎, Yesterday 04:54 AM
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