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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: 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 02:16 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 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 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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Dont know what to do

Hello, I am trying to lose fat but nothing really seems to help. I have added 2 photos of my current state. I cut down my calories, I go to the gym a lot but I dont really see that much of a difference. My strenght improves but my body not really. Does anyone know what to do?

Simon120‎, Today 01:16 PM
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Cutting and Loosing weight, lifts increasing but also gaining waist. Wtf?

5ft 8inches 167lbs pics in gallery Following Fierce 5 I have been cutting after putting on some vacation weight and weight is going down at about 1lb per week but visually I look the same. Also, waist has increased from 34.5 inches to almost 35.25. Why would this be? If I tighten my...

TryingBB‎, Today 01:39 PM
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i got an assss

i’ve been working pretty consistently the past year and a half, i’ve seen results. I have managed to build muscle. The problem is I have a fat ass. Apparently I store a good majority of fat in my ass,hips, and legs- unlike most guys. I guess you can say I got bitch genetics. Anyways. I want to lose...

maximus1122‎, Today 01:27 PM
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Target calories

Question regarding target calories. I know a lot of variables come into play. Activity level, age, metabolism etc. But I’m stuck and feel like I’m getting fatter. For simplicity I’m just doing chicken and rice to help track calories with fat sources of course. My question is given the...

paycheck‎, Today 12:21 PM
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Doesnt make sense to me

To put on muscle you need to be in a calorie surplus right? No exceptions? But if you're in a surplus, you'll put on fat. So how is it you have these people who have huge muscles and like no fat whatsoever? They would of had to been in a surplus to get that huge right? So why aren't they fat?

revenueempire‎, 11-15-2019 02:41 PM
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Can somebody help me find...

Can somebody help me find a safe calorie deficit losing 1lb per week? Im 6'1 male 185lbs 22 yo and I burn about 500 calories a day every week day through cardio. My bmr is 1990 according to bmr Calculators. And I eat about 2500 calories a day.

Mrho1130‎, Today 10:34 AM
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Do you think this is a good way for losing weight?

Okay so I'm 18 years old, 6'4 and 246 lbs and I'm trying to get to at least 190 lbs (it'll take time, of course). So my current program can be found on "Dumbbells" app under "weight loss" program. It goes like this: 12 + 12 lunges, 10 + 10 squats, 15 + 15 reverse fly, 15 + 15 bench fly, 15 + 15...

whitechapel100‎, Yesterday 03:16 AM
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why am I not extremely lean by now?

I know this is a lot to read, but I don't expect you to write a lot back, just give me a simple answer on what you think I should do. I have been working out really hard, creating a slight calorie deficit (400 calories per day) on a high protein diet. I'm about to have a 170 lb, and I get about...

revenueempire‎, 11-15-2019 10:48 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 05:42 PM
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Red face 2019 - November/December Weight Loss

2019 November/December Weight Loss This is picking up from the previous thread "2019 September/October Fat Loss" Everyone is welcome to come here and post your result for the week. Good Luck Everyone! My starting weight is: 161.4 lbs My goal for this thread is to lose: -9 lbs...

DebiLynn‎, 11-06-2019 10:44 PM
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Diet frustration

I started my cut on October 24th. I am looking to get leaner to increase my power to weight ratio for calisthenics, my second year of wrestling coming up, etc. I leave for West Point next summer and I want to be in the best shape of my life. 6' 0" 164lbs down from 167. I've been cutting at a 750cal...

mowblow‎, Yesterday 06:59 AM
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I weigh 100 pounds but still have belly fat. What do I do?

I'm a 4'9 woman, my highest weight used to be 122 pounds and I've lost this weight over a span of some months. But my belly fat is still there and just refuses to budge. Is there anything I can do anymore? I feel so helpless because I lost so much weight but the belly fat is still intact and feels...

Bunnies1‎, 11-13-2019 01:06 PM
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cant lose my gut

i don't get it, ive cut back on calories. And I feel hungry all the time so I know I am in a calorie deficit. And I could eat way more than what I do so I know I have cut back a lot. I eat healthy all the time, I eat fish, salads, eggs, ect ect. I started doing a exersize I made up called ariel...

Longbow01‎, 11-13-2019 08:04 PM
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Can you assess my target weight and bodyfat %?

I currently weigh 158” and have a bodyfat between 15-20%. Visible abs in good lighting. My profile pic was from when I was lower bodyfat in the 140’s. I want to get as big as possible without just becoming fat. I want to be big and lean but I don’t need to be shredded because that would either make...

TheBoxingArtist‎, 11-16-2019 02:22 PM
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Talking What's her bf%??

I saw this girl on YouTube. I dont know who she is but she recently became my biggest inspiration. Do you know how much bf does she have? https: //m.imgur.com/a/kR7jlJo Btw. second picture is me.. What should I do to get a body like hers? (no fat, abs, round butt and skinny legs)

Xaika‎, Yesterday 12:11 AM
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Post Extreme fat loss tips

Hey ling story short im visiting someone in December for Christmas so technically it is summer over there so i would like to look in good shape. I have just under 4 weeks to lose some body fat and would like some tips. My daily routine follows: 05:30 wake up and stretch 0600 gym 40 minutes...

Lizard321‎, Yesterday 05:22 AM
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gained 6.6 (3kg) in a week (HELP PLEASE)

I weighed 72.8 last week and ive been eating mostly on maintenance calories and if not under, I've only eaten above maintenance for a day but that's +300 above maintenance calories or so did I gain fat mostly or waterweight? How long does it take for me to lose that 6.6 pounds again?

serviljohnpadiz‎, 11-16-2019 05:24 AM
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Not sure what's going on

Hey guys So I used to cut on 1850-2000 calories for a couple of months after the Summer holidays and my weight stalled at 81-82kg for the last three weeks so I decided to start lean bulking, even if I wasn’t happy with my results/wasn’t lean enough. Before that I did some fail bulks eating...

itsjim1‎, Yesterday 09:50 AM
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What should i do in order to really make progress in fat loss and strength?

I can not seem to make huge progress what so ever, like i first went to the gym in highschool for a course I took 4 years ago, wasn’t really going for any gains or losses by then but started a membership at a gym, work out mainly cause I was kind of fun and had a buddy. I only really did strength...

kyleduong‎, 11-15-2019 06:49 PM
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Dont know what to do

Hello, My name is Simon and I am from the netherlands. At the moment I weight around 70kg. My goal is to lose my belly fat. I have tried going down to 1000-1700 calories a day but that doesnt seem the help. I also dont eat any junk food or candy. I work out around 5-6 times a week but...

Simon120‎, 11-16-2019 10:46 AM
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Lightbulb Anabolic Cooking

Hello guys, One thing I have seen and noticed as a huge challenge for those starting off is having to stop eating food. When I say stop eating food, I mean you not eating food you can afford and be pulled into a new way of life that isn't easy to adapt to. Losing weight is no joke or something...

presidentsonblz‎, Yesterday 02:52 AM
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lost 70lbs now what? Creatine? Energy Boosters?

Hello. After many failed attempts to lose weight I joined a weight loss clinic. Program was fairly simple yet extremely difficult. Get off sugar and maintain low cal. Doc gave me phentermine which helped. I’ve but my weight loss goal and now want to slowly gain muscle maintain healthy diet. ...

jimredsox‎, 11-16-2019 07:16 AM
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Frustrated what to do

I am 49 year old male. I am 6'1". Skinny fat. About a year ago I weighed 200lbs. I carried most of my weight in my stomach and chest. I am now down to 175. I have made leaps and bounds in this area. I am not sure what to do. Should I continue to lose weight, I feel really skinny. I fill like my...

Danba1‎, 11-16-2019 06:06 AM
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Trouble areas after cut

Are your trouble areas the first places you gain fat after a cut? For me its lower back near the sides and the area from my nipple into my armpit. Im worried all this cutting will be for nothing if i look like crap when i start to bulk

mtb1683‎, 11-15-2019 05:55 PM
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Fat loss or muscle building.

Hi all I've been doing Stronglifts for approx 6 months. I'm trying intermittent fasting and have also tried keto which I'd like to be more consistent with. I've lost about 18lbs and I'm currently 263lbs. My body fat has come down from 34% to 29%. I'm 46 years old. If like to see more...

kryswills‎, 11-15-2019 11:00 AM
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