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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.

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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 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 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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Improve fitness /weight loss workout help

Hi all, Just started working out again as in pretty bad shape so trying to get fitness back up and lose a bit of timber.. Currently doing the below work out: 10 min warm up epiliptical/jog 3x10-12 squats with kettlebells 2x12kg 3x10-12 bench flat or incline 50kg 3x10-12 back rows 55kg

caffrey12‎, Yesterday 09:44 AM
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Feel like I should be losing!

What’s up everyone! Wanted to reach out to see if I can get any advice on where I stand with my diet and workout. A little information....I started this process on Jan 17, 2020 and I weight 320.8. I am 6’2. As it stands today I am down to 308. I usually workout twice a day...usually...

brettwindmann‎, Today 07:58 AM
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Helping my wife lose weight, no progress is being made

Alright so I'm trying to find out what in the world is going on with her weight loss. Right now she's 5'8, 250lbs. Last March she was 273. She started this one diet by this girl she wanted to pay for and she lost 10lbs in one month (which I'm guessing majority of it was water loss from instantly...

Animal2692‎, Yesterday 10:35 AM
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Arrow Is my body in good shape to start gym? [Body Pic]

I'm 14. I don't go to gym. Soon, I will start going to gym. As of now, I play basketball with my school team everyday in evening and I eat a bit less amount of food to not get fat and gain weight. I'm an athlete of my school and I am a long distance runner. I'm 145 Pounds . My BMI is normal...

LightspeedUch‎, 02-21-2020 03:04 AM
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Obese 13 year old brother...anything different he needs to do as far as diet?

I can’t remember where I heard or read this but I heard it’s not a good idea to have kids on a deficit while they’re still growing. Does anyone have any idea if there’s any truth to this? My parents are just terrible with this stuff so I’m stepping in because he’s getting worse and worse. He blew...

Chicago1287‎, Yesterday 06:08 PM
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Fruit and Fat Loss

Hi! So I have read various articles saying that fructose is metabolised in the liver and so any excess fructose that is not needed by the body at that time is just turned directly into fat (as fats are processed in the liver). Note: this happens even if there is not an excess of calories i.e. you...

MalandroForte‎, Yesterday 06:23 PM
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Experiences with appendicitis?

Just had surgery this morning for appendicitis :/ The appendix ended up bursting before the surgery but everything went well. this is going to significantly impact my strength gains/progress. I can maintain weight no problem but I'm really bummed about my inevitable strength loss. Not supposed...

MeadxHole‎, Yesterday 04:43 PM
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No cardio fat loss

I used to think cardio was the biggest deal on earth. I would spend hours upon hours on a weekly basis on stair Masters and treadmills and all that crap. Then I got into HIIT cardio for a couple of years. I mean just look at all the cardio queens at your gym. Do they look ripped? any of them...

jdesey‎, 02-20-2020 07:58 PM
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I need to lose 4 inches off my waist by April-June

I potentially have a job interview coming up. My suit no longer fits me at all. If I do get the interview it could be in April, May June. Assuming I have to do the interview in April. Is it realistically possible that I could shrink my waist that fast? I'm 19 years old and I'm currently around 180...

AzzyArslan‎, Yesterday 04:17 PM
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Question 6 Months On - Advice?

Just over 6 months ago I decided it was time to take my own fitness and overall health into consideration for the first time in my adult life. I've just turned 30 this year and I've probably gotten into the best shape of my life so far, which wouldn't have been hard considering I've been overweight...

Knyghtes‎, Yesterday 12:29 PM
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50 pounds in 5 months

Hey everyone Never thought I’d be posting on something like this but I want to see if my goal is realistic. Currently I’m 6’4” 280 pounds at age 19. Large frame and athletic build - always played sports and have been a good athlete, but now I really want to thin out as my size offers me no...

losedatfat‎, 01-19-2020 10:59 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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How often do you have to lift in order to preserve muscle while cutting?

I'm doing OMAD with about a 1200 calorie per day deficit and I'm concerned about losing muscle after my winter bulk. During my winter bulk I was doing a 3 day split hitting each muscle once per week. Would continuing this be enough to not lose any muscle gains during my cut? Or should you be going...

Wife Beater‎, 02-21-2020 01:21 PM
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Stuck on 11%

Hi guys, So I am currently sitting at 11% body fat and have been for a month, my weight is decreasing by about 300g a week but my waist measurement isn't budging. I'm obviously in a calorie deficit and I am eating 170g protein a day. My total calories are 2000 and I weigh 71.5kg currently. I...

themorganator4‎, 02-21-2020 01:32 AM
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Trying to get back into a healthy diet + weight loss

Hi guys. I used to be skinny but now I'm up to 171lb at 5"8. I want to get back into the healthy diet with desired weight loss. I've been in the gym for a week now only, and this is what I'm doing currently: All pro workout = 3 days a week. Cardio cycling = 1 hour, 6 days a week I usually...

sacredmimi‎, 02-20-2020 08:21 AM
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Need to lower body fat %

I used to be really skinny compared to now, I weighed around 135 at 5’10 and I was 14 years old (I was a pretty low body fat too) I did a little lifting here and there but didn’t start taking it seriously until September ( start weight was around 150 and 6’1) and went on a massive bulk to suppress...

RaymondONoodles‎, 02-20-2020 11:26 PM
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Angry Struggling to get rid of fat please help!!!!! Getting frustrated

Hello guys, Age: 21yrs Weight: 71kg Height: 5.9" Vegetarian I have been working out for almost 16 months now and for your reference i have attached my workout routine and my photos on bodyspace to give you guys and idea about it. A little history about myself, i started the journey in...

ksha98‎, 02-14-2020 11:34 PM
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Do i have bad genetics for bodybuilding.

I have never gone to the gym a day in my life. I have quiet abit of fat. I want to start working out and look good. But right now my hips seem to protrude abit and i have a dip between ribs and pelvis. Is it just bad genetics or my fat and what can i do about it?

salamo2‎, 02-20-2020 12:06 AM
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Hello I need your guy’s guidance 6’3 155

Hello I need your guys help on what I should be doing. My goal is to be around 10-15% body fat but I’m not sure if I should be bulking to gain muscle or cutting to lose the stomach fat first then bulk up. I’m 6’2-6’3 and frequently fluctuate between 150-155. There are a some pictures of me in...

Nixon1002‎, 02-20-2020 09:09 AM
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Weighting yourself 3 times a week vs everyday?

I just started a cut, i used to weight myself everyday and take my 7 day avrage weight, but this cut im gonna weight myself 3 times a week and take the avrage weight. You guys think weighting 3 times vs 7 times a week will make any difference?

macfc96‎, 02-12-2020 06:14 PM
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How much does your waist size fluctuate day to day? (25% BF + only please)

I have been watching my waist and I could just be horrible at measuring it but it seems like it can move up or down up to an inch every day, thus increasing BF% and decreasing BF% according to the body fat waist calculator by several percentage points. Is this true? I am sick of my huge waist :(

NOSCOP3‎, 06-09-2012 12:30 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, 02-19-2020 03:27 AM
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Eating maintenace/surplus on training days, with deficit on rest days

Wondering if anyone has tried recomping by eating at maintenace or at a caloric surplus on workout days, then a decent deficit on rest days, enough to create a meaningfull deficit over the course of a week, and what your results where. Not intrested in non expert opinions, obviusly everyone says "...

vikingbro‎, 11-11-2015 02:16 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, 02-19-2020 12:12 PM
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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, 02-18-2020 11:15 AM
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