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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 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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Calorie Deficit

Hey, I am 6'2 and currently 182 pounds and 19 percent body fat. I know my average maintenance cals, and know I should eat around 250-500 cals less then that to loose weight. I have started to freak out, and eat prob around 800-1200 cals a day. I am losing weight, but the scale says my body fat...

BenPossible‎, 07-31-2020 08:13 PM
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Help me give advise to my mum (weight loss @ 70)

Hi, How can I help my mum lose weight (she is 70 and very very overweight)? I already taught her about different foods / calories so she does her best to pick healthier foods, so her dinners for example are as one would consider healthy but then she eats not healthy stuff in the evening while...

xorovatz‎, 07-20-2020 04:59 AM
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Most effective AB exercise for belly fat???

What's the most effective AB exercise for getting rid of belly fat???

cisekm‎, 04-14-2011 08:23 PM
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Losing weight without counting calories?

Over the past 6 months I’ve “let myself go”, with lockdown, graduating university and personal circumstances, I’ve piled on the pounds. I haven’t weighed myself, and don’t plan to - however, I know I’ve gained weight because “mom jeans” which used t be baggy on me, now won’t go past my thighs. ...

danuutka‎, Yesterday 05:49 AM
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Exclamation How should Teenagers cut fat

How can teenagers cut fat safely? Majority of users on here recommend teenagers to not cut unless you are obese and to just lift and eat healthy. But how are we supposed to lose fat if we are not actively cutting calories since you have to be in a caloric deficit to lose weight. I am 6'4...

brutus0‎, Yesterday 02:21 PM
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Body for life (or any program) +Intermittent Fasting

Hi all, I don't post here much, but I do read all the posts. I am back on the body for life program again, and I have a question. I am trying to loose weight, and I find that the 20 minutes cardio workout just aren't enough it seems. I am riding my stationary bike and I consistently get my...

dmegyesi‎, Yesterday 12:48 PM
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Scale lies?

I’ve been in a deficiency for 5 months. I’m pretty meticulous about weighing and logging my food. I’m a cyclist and did a 80 mile ride yesterday and now my scale is going up higher than regular fluctuations. ‍♀️ This is despite staying in my calories. However I did eat different carbs than...

Lindsaymarx13‎, Yesterday 09:28 PM
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Can I successfully workout with dumbbells alone?

Hey guys, Wondering if you all can help me with some advice. Covid has completely frigged everything up for me and my gym has closed until further notice. The closest gym to me is an absolute nightmare to try and use as you have to book via their app (that doesn't work) and you can't stick to...

Dmcc89‎, Yesterday 02:02 PM
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Metabolic Adaptation & Muscle Gain

Say I started off my at my maintenance calories being 2100. I start cutting, doing strict IF & strength training, after 4 months my metabolism has adapted and my new maintenance is now at 1500. If I then eat 1700-1800 calories a day, with high protein & strength training, will I gain muscle...

FitnessSeeker8‎, Yesterday 03:24 PM
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Body Fat Percentage Conflicts

Smart scale says 36.7%. Was taped today and it says 28%? What do I go with since there is such a huge difference?

GrapeBegins‎, Yesterday 07:49 AM
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July/August/September - 90 day weight loss thread

This one will be dedicated to John Cyr and his inspirational weight loss and to healing. I stole what he wrote for 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...

LeaninBack916‎, 06-30-2020 01:58 PM
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Weight Loss Challenge

Needing some advice. All my younger years i have tried to gain weight. Im 36 years old, 6' 193lbs. In the gym 3-4 times a week lifting and do cardio 1-2 times a week. Gym owner just gave me and two friends a challenge. Whoever loses the most weight gets 3 months free. You have to keep it off...

onelovedex‎, 07-31-2020 10:24 AM
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What to do about Chest/Arms?

Noob here again... Umm, my beginner workout isn't offering much for the arms and chest area? What can I do about this in a home gym limited to a set of dumbells? Alsoooo.... What is an alternative to burpees? It's just not working out for me in terms of ability my body isn't there yet. Lots I've...

GrapeBegins‎, 08-01-2020 10:31 AM
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How do I actually lose body fat?

I want to start dieting so that I can be at a healthier weight. Before I do so, I want to make sure I understand what I'm doing and why. Looking up answers to weight loss returns typically returns junk results: 106 tricks to lose weight, 6 secret fruits to lose weight, 16 ways to lose weight fast,...

yuvismahi2‎, 07-31-2020 10:43 PM
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Have been cutting for a month, should I carry on as I am or increase deficit?

I'm 5'11, 172lb, 37 years old, my overall goal is to build muscle but I'm trying to tackle a 40 inch belly first. I'm eating 2000 calories a day. I'm working out 5-6 days a week (including squats, deadlifts, bench press, bent over rows). I've been doing this for a month now and have been...

adam6798‎, 08-01-2020 03:08 AM
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Question Help with calorie deficit?

Hi everyone, I've gone back to training after month of not training properly. My aim is a calorie deficit of around 400-500 calories per day, but I'm not sure whether I'm eating just right or too many calories. I'm a 26 year old male, 5'10, 77kg, around 15% of body fat and I exercise at least 5...

FranRob‎, 07-31-2020 02:16 AM
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Unhappy Going back to the basics, could use help with current situation.

So I’ve been on different crash diets for years, and year over year I’ve actually lost weight and kept it down. I have roughly 40lbs left to lose (currently 234lbs @ 5’6” 33yo male) this time I would like to go back to a healthy ol and true way of doing it: caloric deficit. I go for 2 mile...

bachukanton‎, 07-31-2020 11:08 AM
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Cool Back At It Again

So here am I back on BB to get advice/info. First time I got on here years ago I was crying about my chest lmao I went on the longest crash and cut to 15% but, I was the grossest looking skinny fat I learned so much and soaked up so much information. Now I'm back at 20% but decently strong for...

BasedDean‎, 07-30-2020 11:29 AM
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Prolonged Water/Salt Fasting experiment (14-40 day)

I'm performing a fasting experiment and would welcome your input on how to improve/optimize the plan. Background: Fat all my life, hit a high of 331lbs last year, dieted the right way (weighing, counting, tracking, macros) to 273lbs, slowly slipped back in to old habits and am back at 323. I've...

FatFast2020‎, 07-31-2020 11:13 AM
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David Goggins Loses More Than 100 Pounds in Only Three Months

You guys thought my weight loss of 25 pounds in six weeks was impressive? David Goggins makes my two-a-day workout schedule look like it's for kids.

NosyJossie‎, 07-25-2020 05:08 PM
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Personal intro

Hi my name is Charlie, at the start of this year I had open heart surgery due to a life long condition. I've always enjoyed the gym and beginning of last year I got into the best shape I had been in for a years. Since surgery I have gained weight and currently sit at near 15stone. In the last week...

cardiaccharlie‎, 07-29-2020 10:07 AM
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In desperate need of help with my arms!

I have been working out consistently for the past 6 years. I’ve always been a little bigger for my height (5’2) and wanted to tone up.. not necessarily be very lean but look all around toned. I’ve always struggled with diets (yo yo dieting) and this past year I have noticed that I’ve only been...

triccio‎, 07-30-2020 03:34 PM
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Decrease in muscle size - real muscle or just water/glycogen

Hi, I lost a few pounds recently, and while I know a good chunk of it should have been fat (my waist did decrease), my muscle measurements also went down. The thing is, my strength isn't much lower than it was before I lost weight, as I did still keep up some training. My body fat is close to...

ForecasterJason‎, 07-30-2020 08:06 AM
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Starting back a new journey

I was on here back in like 2012 maybe, when I weighed 320lbs. I lost a lot of weight thanks to people helping me, and I got into the military and got down to like 230lbs. After leaving the Army my life has spiraled and now I am 412lbs. I find myself not even able to keep up with my 4 year old child...

Grahamjbob‎, 07-30-2020 10:54 AM
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How do i run more?

Hello, I am new here and i have a question. How do i run more? I walk/run for 2-3 hours a day but i can never run for a long time. I always get tired and start walking... Should i workout my legs or what should i do? Weight: 225lbs

TorontoLyfe‎, 07-25-2020 10:17 AM
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