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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: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

VKs0oEIVOck VKs0oEIVOck First time embedding a video, so bare with me.

Junsuiakai‎, 08-06-2017 09:10 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 08:31 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 08:12 AM
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My Weight Loss Journey

Hi guys, For all my life I was an overweight/obese person. I find losing weight extremely difficult as I tried everything from Keto to Intermittent fasting and nothing has worked effectively. I lose 5 kg (11.1 lbs) in 3 weeks and then 2 weeks later I regain the weight. I don't understand why...

BigRickyRick69‎, Today 04:22 AM
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Cardio before/on off days vs. post-weights

Is there any significant difference in results seen from cardio after lifting vs prior to or on off days? I'm talking steady state fast walking or running, not HIIT or sprinting or anything. I usually try to run post-weights because glycogen already burned, energy from fat stores etc. etc. but I...

Xpiro‎, Yesterday 07:08 PM
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In Need of some major guidance Im 24, formerly 295 max currently 205-208

I was 295 3 years ago, currently sitting at 208 with about 2 weeks of hardcore dieting and lifting 5 times a week. I can workout 5 days a week. I just need help building a workout regimen for beginners with little lifting experience. Im strong though and I can push myself to do slightly heavier...

Prometheus808‎, Yesterday 08:54 PM
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Weight cut

For the last few months I've varied my diet. Very low calorie and then eating higher intake eating anything. Including junk. Have seen no significant change in weight. I've also tried very low calorie intake. Still stays the same or little change. Have tested different cycles of IF. Since the...

training12‎, Yesterday 02:54 PM
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How much cardio?

I’ve been working out of and on since I was in high school, but I haven’t really done anything for the last couple years. I’m in possibly the worst shape of my life and I’m trying to get back into fitness. I have a garage gym so I have no excuse lol. But anyway to my first question I walk a lot at...

deandme64‎, Yesterday 06:03 AM
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Had a stressful week while on cut, how much muscle have I lost?

I am currently on a cut. I’m cutting gradually and eating 2100-2400 cals everyday which is the goal. I’ve had some personal problems and I’ve had times where I’ve had to eat super later like at 3am just to get around my protein goal. Stress has caused my appetite to suppress itself. I was...

hphillips18‎, Yesterday 12:10 AM
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Exclamation 2020 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 as most gyms are closed and boredom makes you wanna eat sometimes. Feel free to join, introduce yourself, share your goal for this current...

JohnCyr‎, 04-27-2020 06:55 AM
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Confused by conflicting advice!

Hi guys, I’m confused! I am 38 years old, been training about 6 months and loving it.... But... really confused about how to reach my goals. Not through a lack of research, I’ve done plenty, but a lot of websites give conflicting advice and it’s hard to k ow what’s real when they all seem to...

chubbrock‎, 05-29-2020 06:54 AM
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Gyms are opening how to go about my deficit??? Should i change?

Hey So gyms are reopening and my main goal is to cut so. Right now im 1.80 M / 5 Ft 10 86.5 / 191 LBs 17% BF

Noctive‎, 05-29-2020 04:40 PM
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Gaining weight - need to lose the fat. Newbie alert

Hi all. I truly hope someone can help me here in this great community. Without digging too deep into my life/back story - I suffer from severe depression, anxiety and have a stressful job (but love what I do). The past 3 years of my life have been pretty bad being involved in a very abusive...

firehawk1‎, 05-27-2020 11:03 PM
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Should u take diet break if in long deficit?

Started my cut in december at 185 lbs. probably 17-18% bodyfat. Now im only 10 lbs down but much leaner. During this whole quarantine/gyms closed mess i still tracked my calories, still in deficit but estimated alot and could have been in larger deficit. Lately ive just been ravenous hungry and...

livindagym‎, 05-29-2020 05:33 AM
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Losing last bit of belly fat HELP

Hey Guys! I’ll try to provide as much info as possible. SWIM is a 21yo, 6’5 215lbs elite athlete. SWIM recently gained a newfound motivation to get in the best possible shape for his sport. He started dieting extremely hard cutting out all processed foods, essentially all carbs if it didn’t come...

Higgi21‎, 05-28-2020 12:43 AM
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Question Need help..

I am almost 250 pounds and Im 5 foot 5 inches I don't have any exercise equipment but i want to cut down on my weight, does anyone have any advice?

Jaxonosborn‎, 05-28-2020 09:51 PM
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4 Foods essentail to a healthy bodybuilding diet

4 Foods essential to a healthy bodybuilding diet Let's take a look at some foods that I feel are essential to a bodybuilding diet. Some of them are for health reasons whilst others are there for their anabolic muscle-building properties. You are welcome to continue the list. 1. Fresh milk...

SteveWeber‎, 05-28-2020 03:35 AM
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Calories burned during heavy squats.

I did a heavy singles squating session and it went like this. Squats: 300x1 320x1 330x1 (trying to go for a 350lb, 10lb PR, but ive apparently gotten a bit weaker in the last 1-2 months) Box squats: 330x2 330x1 300x1 300x4 300x7 Hip thrusts: 260x 10 280x8 280x9 The a 10min 1 mile run. The...

Lizzy3200‎, 05-28-2020 03:33 PM
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Are my calories too low??

Ive been eating 1500 calories a day to lose weight for a while now. But someone told me its unhealthy to eat this low specially for my weight 313 lbs (used to be 440 lbs) and that ill always be hungry. Calorie calculator says I should eat 2500 calories a day but im scared I wont lose weight...

fays12‎, 05-24-2020 06:19 AM
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Calipers - are they accurate and does brand matter?

I'm starting my weight loss journey ... I've lost 8 lbs so far... already track everything, got my macros figured out... Now I want to start taking measurements and checking my bodyfat %. I cannot afford expensive tests so I want to buy a caliper. My question is, are they semi accurate to see if...

WeightSwinger‎, 05-28-2020 05:10 AM
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Fat around boobs :/

Hi! I left lifting for a year now and recently realized my breast are putting up fat. :( It looks horribly and i started doing exercises but at home now because of the Pandemic. its been a week I'm doing pushups and arm workouts to inflate my pectoralis out it really looks bad how can i remove this...

isak2645‎, 05-20-2020 06:37 PM
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Treadmill intervals

Hi guys, new member here. I’m a 38 yr old male, 6 ft. 297 lbs. I recently purchased a treadmill and planning on using it daily. My question is, will 3x 20 mins at 80% of max heart rate (spread out over a day), result in the same amount of calories burnt as 1x 60 mins at 80%? Also, the...

bbsiggy‎, 05-28-2020 02:11 AM
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Cutting too fast

Hello i need some advice i am doing my first real cut after 2 and 1/2 years of lifitng weights with good nutrition , i am 19 y old ,184cm height , 87.5 kgs on start of the cut after 8 weeks i am at 80.1 kg , i think i lost weight too fast maybe i should refeed(cheat) to slow down a little bit maybe...

zolamacola‎, 05-26-2020 12:57 PM
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Unhappy I need cutting advice, failed bulk.

So I'm 165lbs at 5' 8" tall. I've been bodybuilding nearly daily for a year, trying to bulk and put on as much mass as possible. I'm significantly more muscular than when I began a year ago but I'm also kind of flabby. I recently decided I wanted to get cut and today I assessed my daily meal...

SpectralPickle‎, 05-26-2020 03:20 PM
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Lost 17lbs in 3 months, but still have a hump and I'm not tight PLEASE HELP

Hello everyone, I'm going to give as much detail as I can here because I feel it's now or never for me, the amount of effort, money and focus I'm giving this I feel if it doesn't work now after trying for 2 years then I don't know where to turn. Age : 26 height : 173 Weight : 64kg So...

zki123‎, 05-27-2020 03:14 AM
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What do I do in the meantime???

I can eat in a deficit and I might even be able to exercise on a regular basis but I can’t stretch my mind around what I do in the meantime. I’ve had it to where I obsess over the weight loss and I always end up burning out but I know that’s because of my lifestyle. Everything I do in my off...

JuniperThaGoat‎, 05-25-2020 06:39 PM
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Suggestions, bulk or cut?

Some love handles but a tiny bit of ab definition. I'd really like to not have love handles for once in my life but I have felt flat and weak for a long time now. Thank you for any advice

ScSc0rP‎, 05-27-2020 08:08 PM
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Talking Breakfest ideas for Muscle Building

Hi, guys lets share our breakfast ideas for muscle building Here is mine spinach omelet, cottage cheese, and fruit Curios to hear yours, and steal for me

SteveWeber‎, 05-25-2020 04:48 AM
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