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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: 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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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: 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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Weight lifting and HIIT schedule.

Hello all, I have been trying to find the answer online but keep finding conflicting articles, so hopefully someone can shed some light on the timing of my workouts to help with fat loss. The goal is to drop at least 50 lbs (250lbs to 200lbs) Then from there see how my body feels between...

LeeOwnE‎, 09-23-2021 09:00 AM
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28M, 5'6, 497lb journey, overweight my entire life seeking support where I can.

TLDR: Age: 28 Height: 5'5 Current weight: 353lbs (Sept 17th, 2021) Start weight: 497lbs (Jan, 2021) Goal weight: 200lbs Workout routine: Total workout time/day is about 1 hour now that I have a job, slowly working it back up to 2 hours/day. About 4+ miles walking, some basketball and...

Khrozt‎, 05-12-2021 01:03 PM
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Constant Plateus

Starting losing weight about four months ago and when my total loss was around 10lbs, then I hit a plateau. I began dropping calories until I reached 1,200 a day (I am female FYI), then hit another plateau. I cut carbs down immensely and upped my intake to about 1,400 and began losing weight again...

flowerthief‎, 09-24-2021 01:59 PM
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Thumbs up help! thinking of an aggressive cut. 30% BF, 3 years bulking. good? bad?

Hello people so my question is in regards to a cut and how much muscle/strength will be lost and how i should go about it. BF: 30% Height: 185cm Weight: 248lbs age: 19 *side note, my maximum lifts are 540 D, 405 S, 265x5 B, if this influences your advice.

TheBronzeBomber‎, 09-21-2021 03:06 AM
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How to find a trainer?

How does someone find a good trainer for weight loss? Join any gym and ask for anyone?

fays12‎, 09-23-2021 04:26 PM
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Asthma And exercise

Hi all, so I just have a few questions about exercise and asthma if anyone can help. I am on inhalers for my asthma and I'm pretty overweight so I want to loose about 4 stone to get me back down to healthier weight. How would it be to best proceed with cardio training with asthma? I am pretty...

demigod1308‎, 09-24-2021 07:51 PM
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Drastic increase in activity, gaining weight?

Hi, I recently started a new job where I went from sedentary outside of the gym to very active 12-15k steps daily while lifting multiple 30kg boxes throughout the day. Stats: 5'8, male, 28 yrs old, 117kg. I've been eating 2100 calories a day and gyming 6 days a week, with 3-4 20-30 min cardio...

Rooskie93‎, 09-24-2021 09:02 PM
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Question Confused on why i have high(ish) bodyfat- pls help :(

(Female, 5"4, 119 pounds) Apologies prior if this seems messy and long. I checked the number of calories i should be eating on various calorie counters (including the bodybuilding one) for curiosity and its WAY above what i actually eat. On average they say i should be eating 1700 calories...

bitMEL‎, 09-11-2021 06:31 PM
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How to balance between Losing fat and not looking too skinny?

I'm 25 M , and my height is 167cm (5'6). I'm trying to lose 5-6 kilograms (11-13 pounds) to reach my ideal weight for my height. I'm not obese but my body isn't the skinny shredded type so I need to lose some fat. How can I lose fat and weight without looking too skinny, I'm not that tall so I...

JuicerSeducer‎, 09-25-2021 09:19 AM
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Question 39 y/o female: body recomp?

Hi all, I’m new here! I will be 40 in a few months (have two teenagers) and have been physically active to some extent my whole life. Martial Arts when I was younger, kickboxing, and now my primary focus for the last 18 months has been weightlifting boot camp style, while incorporating some mild to...

MomInCT‎, 09-22-2021 06:38 AM
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Losing Body Fat

Hi Guys Im skinny fat, and I'm trying to lose body fat, and its not goin well at all I used to weigh 74 kilos, and I did home workouts for the last 2 month in the half (Bullyjuice 30 day challenge, a mix of cardio and muscle building) I now weigh 71 kilos, with around 26% body fat and 5"4...

userFMRTRTAPOGP‎, 09-23-2021 03:32 AM
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Your guys thoughts?

Hey all, back again. So for those that have seen my other posts i went from over 30 percent body fat weighing 90kg at 5 foot 6 and dieted hard and trained hard for 10 months with the help of a reputable coach. Last month i stalled at 71kg and was quite burnt out from all the dieting and cardio so...

reza1122‎, 09-27-2021 10:30 AM
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Talking The only healthy cookbook you will ever need…

With over 470 easy-to-prepare Paleo recipes and 10 week meal plan, you can stop stressing about your food, and start enjoying the healthy energetic body, weight loss, mental sharpness, and positive attitude you gain from eating only wholesome, natural ingredients that truly nourish. https:...

EnViu‎, 09-27-2021 05:38 PM
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Running and regeneration

Hey, need to ask something. Im cutting so i decided to add some cardio. I like running, steady state 30-45 minutes. Lot of people told me that runnig is bad for legs, it is pretty hard for regeneration and can hinger my leg strenght / gains. Is that true, or 30-45 minutes 3x per week should not be...

Shakewhey‎, 09-28-2021 06:39 AM
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300lbs man transformation

I am a morbidly obese man making a fitness transformation. My name is Richard. I live in Middleburg, Florida; any help is appreciated. If I get enough posts, the forum will allow me to post a URL video to my youtube channel where I can post private links to videos documenting my transformation,...

Roxas90111‎, 09-27-2021 09:19 PM
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Not hungry during cut - concerning?

Hey everyone, I’m a 6’6” 24 year old man. All my life I was very involved in sports and trained at least 5x per week. I usually hovered around 210-220lbs with reasonably low body fat and overall I was quite happy with the way I looked and felt healthy. I’ve also had a really big appetite all my...

Simples98‎, 09-28-2021 04:53 AM
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Unhappy Im 22, 378 lbs, Help?

Ive always been a big guy, ive always hated my reflection Ive been going to the gym for 2 months now ive lost 22 pounds but im going up in weight again I need help losing weight I know cardio, cardio and more cardio but after work (when I work out) I dont have energy to hop on a treadmill and walk...

DG78‎, 09-28-2021 08:28 PM
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My Transformation (so far)

M/32/5'10" (5 months) Looking to cut until Thanksgiving. Figure I'll get to 160 lbs at least, by then.

Piranha89‎, 09-28-2021 03:53 PM
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Motivational support request

So firstly hello, new here, long time fatty first time committing or at least think I’m committing. I’m doing this for all the right reasons health wise however I hate myself so kinda “ don’t do it for them do it for you” I’m afraid doesn’t work as sitting in a dark room stuffing my face and...

userUZWVCKWWPDP‎, 09-29-2021 03:33 PM
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Feedback re. Back muscle growth

Hi, Would like honest opinions re. Back muscle growth. May you check my gallery to view the photo showing back muscle growth? Have been training for 2 yrs but training back once a week. Thanks a lot!

stephaniegalea‎, 09-29-2021 10:25 AM
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Is using the stairs in your own home unironically one of the best forms of cardio?

I'm an admittedly fat guy, so results may vary, but I think that going up and down the stairs in your home may legit be one of the best forms of cardio. This evening I decided to put on my heart-rate monitor and see what it would tell me after a flight (15 steps) to get an idea of what (the HR...

TheJimmyRustler‎, 09-25-2021 12:50 PM
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New here just looking for info

So I'm new and this is my first time on a forum like this. Backstory for those interested When I was young I did Mauy Thai kick boxing and gymnastics stayed in good shape. Now I'm older and have an office job and I'm fat in the middle. Not legs or arms. I did keto for a while and had tremendous...

Azzyeli‎, 09-20-2021 07:32 AM
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Stubborn Fat Gut Problem

So my problem is that I always seem to have fat around the gut I just can't shift. This is a real pain in the arse for me. Literally I don't think I have any fat anywhere else just around the gut. So it literally seems to mean that I would have to hit a pretty low body fat content ratio to get rid...

Phil2021‎, 09-30-2021 12:41 PM
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Why does my belly stick out so much?

Look at my profile picture- i flexed my arm so you see my low amount of muscle. If you couldnt tell from the image, my belly sticks out and folds on the belly button despite me being underweight and having a low bfp. How do i fix this?

DreadUnlocked‎, 10-01-2021 03:06 PM
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My stomach is so much fatter than any other part of my torso

It wont let me submit links, so basically i have 3 ribs showing, that line in the middle of your chest, but a fat stomach, thighs and face. stats: bfp: 7.3 bmi: 15.6 (us navy method) lbm: 112 pounds body fat mass: 8 pounds height: around 5’8” to 5’9” age:14 weight: 120 pounds. How do i fix this and...

DreadUnlocked‎, 09-14-2021 04:24 PM
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