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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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Day one. Soooooo ready for this.

My story is a long one, but the short version is: This is day one. I started keto a month ago to better manage my diabetes and that has worked like a dream. Also I lost 7lbs without even trying. I have 80lbs to lose to get back to my high school wrestling weight. I have tried and failed so...

Stevejuggler‎, Today 11:08 AM
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Weight stalling but waist smaller

I've been cutting weight since July last year, and dropped from 128kg (280lbs) to my current 103 - 104kg (around 228lbs) but my weight has stalled at this amount for the last month or so. However I have also dropped about 5cm from my waist since the new year, would it be possible that I'm just...

AshMcC88‎, Today 12:23 PM
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Cutting vs. Maintenance

My body fat percentage is around 20%. I wanted to do a one time bulk to 200 and cut from there (or maybe maintain) for the rest of my life. Problem is, at 164ibs I'm noticing strength and muscle mass increase but my body fat levels are not really changing (keep in mind my weight never goes...

k0nstant‎, Today 12:12 PM
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Lost 100lbs Should I keep cutting or should I start Bulking

This is my first post on here so sorry if I'm not in the right place for this. Anyways over the past two years I have gone from 300lbs down to 200lbs as of today. My question is do I start lifting weights or continue to diet and intense cardio? I do intermittent fasting and eat below 2000 calories...

Satalive‎, Yesterday 10:29 PM
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How does Fat Loss REALLY happen

Hey, I'm a long time lurker here but only made an account today. I was wondering if anyone could clearly explain how fat loss actually happens. I understand there needs to be a caloric deficit over a long period of time, but how does the fat actually get 'burned', where does it go? I'm...

ImDionis‎, Today 05:50 AM
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cutting tips?

I'm about to begin my cut. Im 170 cm tall at about 70kg right now. Probably around 15-17% bodyfat. My idea of cutting currently is just to start slow and drop my calories slightly once in a while as I increase my cardio. I've been on PPL 5-6x a week, im planning on dropping it down to 4 days a...

simeditan‎, Today 11:03 AM
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So tired of dieting

Long story short. 5'10'' dude. I was fat (230lbs), worked hard and now i'm somewhat skinny fat with a hint of muscle(152lbs). Leanest i've been at 147lbs. But holy **** i've been there for sooooooooooooooo long. I'm feeling like just spinning wheels for 3 years. Starting autumn, losing 8-10...

randomuser12345‎, Yesterday 01:34 PM
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Smile Keto diet, which plan is best for fat loss

Just recently returning to BB.com after a long hiatus. I have been following a lazy keto diet which is high protein med fat, low carb... measuring my macros and weighing my food and what not. After doing a great deal of research i found their to be other forms of the keto diet. My workout plan...

mistybluelady‎, 02-17-2020 11:23 AM
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Smile 2020 January/February Losing Weight

All are welcome to join in and post your weights each week. Starting weight: 160.4 lbs Goal for this thread: -8 lbs 1/03/20: 1/10/20: 1/17/20: 1/24/20: 1/31/20:

DebiLynn‎, 12-31-2019 11:01 PM
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21M, 150lbs, lost 80lbs, now I need help

Hi all, New to this whole thing so bear with me. At the start of 2019 I weighed in at 16st3lbs (227lbs). I lost the bulk of this really quickly, but it took me around 9/10 months to get to my current weight (150lbs). I'm 5'11. I have a close friend who I go to the gym with who is also 5'11...

tazarini‎, Today 03:27 AM
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How to break a bodyfat plateau?

Hey guys, I'm new here, so forgive me if I did anything wrong on this post, or didn't put it in the right forum. I am a 20 year old male, 6'3, 205lbs and about 13.2% body fat right now according to the body scan machine at the gym I use. For the last several months ive been bouncing between about...

SLOLC‎, Yesterday 11:15 AM
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IF growth hormone?

banned topic.

loseit21‎, Today 03:17 AM
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Continue to cut or bulk?

ive been cutting for around 2 months now as i was overweight and decided to shed the fat first before i added muscle and im now down to 71 Kg Im 20 years old and 5ft 10 my scales say im around 18.5% body fat but i dont know how accurate that is I dont know weather to continue cutting to a...

reece1181‎, 02-16-2020 08:58 AM
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Possible AutoImmune/Immobile former BB trying to lose weight

I am a 28 year old, six foot tall man always with broad shoulders. When I was 14, I developed Complex Regional Pain Syndrome which is very painful and I couldn't walk and in a wheelchair ballooned to 256 lbs. It went into remission at 19 and I dropped to a solid 185. But then I neglected the...

awesome219‎, Yesterday 04:36 PM
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Little belly and walking

Hey yo. Im 20 yrs old dude and my weight is 69-70kg (154lbs). I recently started weightlifting and I also watching my diet. My goal is to gain weight and muscle. So right now im eating 2800 cal day. The problem is I have little belly not very big but im scared if I eat 2800cal a day everyday...

Lcsdreamlol‎, Yesterday 12:49 PM
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Sugar Beneficial for Weight Loss?

I workout every year, but back in 2018 I lost a lot of weight by adding cardio, calisthenics, keeping my calories low and sticking to a nutritional diet, except on Saturdays. Each Saturday I would treat myself with a few candy bars that were high in sugar. The weight continued to drop, so I saw...

William2018‎, 02-17-2020 02:54 PM
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Should I bulk now or keep cutting ? (image attached)

Should I bulk now or keep cutting ? My measurement is 34 inch waist 44 inch chest I'm 6 foot 1 weigh 216 lbs also, can I get body fat estimate I'm guessing 18 percent

kfaeghi‎, 02-17-2020 05:10 PM
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Unhappy Pneumonia, drop BF without Muscle loss

So unfortunately I was diagnosed with a case of viral/bacterial pneumonia in my right lung (congestion in my left). What should i do in terms of fitness and diet. This happened to me halfway through my cutt so it really sucks that it interfered. Any advise would be much appreciated!

unasoul‎, 02-17-2020 12:29 AM
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Losing fat

I'm about 5'8" and 162 lbs. My goals are not the same as most people here. I used to be overweight by a little bit and dropped it all. I'm very active and healthy and even though it doesnt look like it from the pictures, Im pretty fit. My strength and endurance is good from bodyweight exercises,...

xil1821‎, 07-02-2017 07:35 PM
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Post Newbie needing help.

Hey guys so where to start. Im 28 male 6ft 3in and 435 lbs. Without going into details of motivations and goals and dreams at the moment any opinions of good workout for an obese guy who has just gotten back into the gym? I know the usual cardio and hit the elliptic but id like to mix cardio...

Coolchickn‎, 02-17-2020 07:17 PM
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How much weight should I lose?

I am currently 30 years old 6’ tall weighing 200 pounds and I would estimate 23ish body fat. My goal is getting my body in better shape. If you were in my position what weight would you cut down to before bulking?

userTPIVJGEI7AJ‎, 02-16-2020 07:27 PM
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proteins during a cut

do you usually up your proteins' intake during a cut or you leave it as it is? I'm going through my first cut and don't know what to do.

Pel10‎, 02-17-2020 04:10 AM
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Thumbs up Plan on losing 130lb by Dec. 2020

Hey people, on Jan 20th I weighed in at 300lb (was 308). When I was 23, I remember weighing in at 210 (my profile pic), and gave up on my appearance after some personal drama. I'm almost 30, and I want to start off my next 10 years very well. My goal is 170 by December 1st. My thing is I go...

SoggyCow‎, 02-10-2020 01:02 AM
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Advice for over 40yr old

Hello all. 1st post and looking for general advice. I'm 47 years of age Last year i went from my average weight of 13st ( not really doing any training as my job involves a lot of walking/etc) up to 16st as i gorged on food and alcohol, by new years eve enough was enough so i went on a low carb...

Jasonm1973‎, 02-15-2020 02:45 PM
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How much ? Help me do this!

Hi, I was pretty lean just 5 years ago but slobbed it and am now mildly obese 6ft 1 / 183 cm 240lb / 108.5kg I’m doing weights and cardio. Limiting carbs. When I was leaner, I would eat about 1900 (about my BMR). I would est my LBM about 72kg

Dylan1883‎, 02-17-2020 02:06 AM
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