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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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Pivot and bellyy fat

i dont know it is because of my belly fat or the worngly shape pivot on lower back that make my lower stomach look big or visceral fat. i cant recall the name of worngly shaped lower back issue

HellcrowZero‎, Yesterday 01:48 PM
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Exclamation Fat Loss Issue or Plateau?

Hey all I have lost 67lbs (I was 287, I am 224 right now) since October of 2018 and now I have been stuck at 220-225 for almost three months. I took the past 2-3 weeks off and relaxed and I am 224. Anyways my normal routine is wake up at 4am eat 1 cup of mixed fruit (raspberries, blueberrys), take...

snoboardinbrian‎, 09-13-2019 05:34 PM
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Keep bulking or go for a massive shred?

What’s up guys! I’m 19 years old and 201 pounds. I’m pretty new to bodybuilding.com forums but I wanted to get some feedback if y’all think I should keep adding mass or if I should go for a massive cut and get absolutely shredded. What do you think? If I did cut would I have enough mass to still...

Micchhhaaeelll‎, Yesterday 09:16 PM
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Bulk or cut

152 pounds 5’8 17 Photo in body space

207399296‎, Yesterday 05:40 PM
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Should I continue my cut to lose stubborn chest fat? HELP

Hello everyone, I've been cutting for few months now after bulking. Lost 10kgs but the chest fats are still there. I go to the gym and lift heavy 6 times a week and still struggling to lose the fats at the bottom of my chest. Shall I continue cutting till i get rid of it? I am really confused...

magicm00n‎, 09-12-2019 10:29 PM
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Lightbulb I’m 16 and I’m around 185lbs right now and I need help to loose weight

Hi I’m Brandon. I’m 16 years old and weigh 185 lbs. I play football and have realized I need to loose weight so i can keep up with other people on the team. When I wear my jersey I can really see how fat I am. My goal is to loose weight and get more cut. I could really use the help from people to...

userKVTWIXRPLOC‎, Yesterday 06:49 PM
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Old man needs help! Legs are almost dead with spine/nerve problems

I am 50 years old, recently disabled. Ten months ago I was the 360lb guy who played every sport and could easily out lift most of my friends who were in great shape. Then I started falling, loosing my legs. Doctors said I was too fat, been hearing that all my life. After the 4th fall, I never said...

FatManNananana‎, Yesterday 05:19 PM
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How to know how much fat I need to lose to reach 10%?

Started a cut last week at 160. I’m doing an excellent job at cutting so far. I’m currently 156.4 , I know it’s mostly water weight. Anyway, I don’t know my exact body fat percentage. If I were to guess, it would be from 16-17. How do I know how much weight I need to lose to get to my goal...

hcuraB‎, 09-14-2019 08:10 PM
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how to lose belly fat

i dont want to good shape sixpack for now , i just want to get rid of body ft to get v shape and then leanbulk is that ok , and what should i do to lose that lower abs fat

HellcrowZero‎, 09-14-2019 12:02 PM
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Need help

Looking to get some advice. I work out a 4 day split with 2 days of cardio with kettlebells. I'm in a medium deficit with 1900 calories a day. I monitor my macros, eat well and still have a belly. I'm 5'10, 195lbs. I've put that weight on after adding carbs back into my diet. I'm good with the...

Dmerr78‎, Yesterday 01:32 PM
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Question I feel like am getting weak?

Hello, am 22, I weight 92 kilos, and my height is 185, I started a paid home dumbbells program because I have no time for gym, it's been a month, the program consists of exercises and what to eat, first of all, the suggested calorie intake is 2200 if I want to cut, because clearly I need 3000...

arnoldd97‎, 09-14-2019 05:09 AM
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Cool 2019 - September/October Fat Loss and Motivation

2019 September/October Fat Loss And Motivation Everyone is welcome to join and post their progress updates. Let's motivate each other and do our best in the next two months. Sorry I do not know how to do the spreadsheet. If anyone is interested to do it please feel free to start and share the...

drgoku‎, 09-02-2019 08:57 AM
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Should I bulk or cut?

Hi everyone. I've been going to the gym on and off for about a year. Naturally I did make some noob gains but it seems like I can do more, losing the excess fat for starters. I wanted to get your opinion too. What would you recommend? 181 cm, 78-80 kg

jokerandthief‎, 09-14-2019 01:30 AM
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Calculate deficit by 31 cals per pound of fat or 1% of body weight per week?

When calculating the maximum deficit by the 31cal/lb fat guideline, you will notice that as you approach lower body fat percentages, you actually have to raise calories! At first this doesn't seem intuitive but it really does make complete sense. If your body can only mobilize a certain amount of...

rectifryer‎, 09-14-2019 11:10 AM
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Beginner looking for advice on gaining muscle and losing weight

Hi all, First post and it is an age old question but I'll ask again looking for specific feedback catered to my situation. I started going to the gym last week (was mostly cardio and pushups before that but very off and on again routines). I am 6ft tall and currently weight 230lbs. My ideal...

ZT21‎, 09-09-2019 07:13 AM
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Lose weight, gain muscle with 5x5 stronglifts and cardio?

Male / 183cm / 97kg / 26 years old Used to hit the gym a lot 6 years ago, but have since then lost all strength and muscle i had, so im basically at 0 again with like no knowledge. My plan is to lose weight and try to gain muscle with the 5x5 SL program and add some cardio on the days off. ...

nn93‎, 09-14-2019 06:41 PM
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Question 250 lb male wants to get lean but he is on meds

Hi everyone, My name is Ahmed 29 years of age and I am new to the world of fitness. I went to the gym several times before and hardly lasted more than 7 workout days a time before I quit. Now I have been working out for a month doing a 6 days a week program. I also got on a healthy diet and cut...

afarghaly89‎, 09-14-2019 03:20 PM
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Coffee, caffeine and diet soda...too much?

This probably belongs in the supplements section so please forgive me. I’m just wondering if I should cut back on my consumption of these products for health reasons or it’s not gonna matter. It helps me while going through this cut I’m on. I generally drink 3-4 cups of coffee per day and I do...

sexchampion‎, 09-12-2019 07:58 PM
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Post Tired of being Fat

So i have recently become home less and i have always been a big dude. i don't really remember what happened that made me just give up and not care. be i got a gym membership just so i can shower since i live in my car and i figured if i'm in the gym already i might as well try getting back in...

xMerTreKx‎, 08-10-2019 03:27 PM
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Unhappy Is it normal during a cut to not sh*t???

Gonna be real here; I'm doing my first serious attempt at a cut, i'm 5 weeks in and noticed i'm just not having to go to the bathroom for a sit down very often and when I do it's not the typical volume .... is that typical? I'm taking in 1900-2000 calories daily for around a 700 deficit, sometimes...

RayBcomplex‎, 09-13-2019 05:58 PM
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Next steps after a long cut

Hey all, First before my questions, here are my stats: Height: 5'11" CW Weight: 210.9 GW Weight: 195 BF%: 23% give or take So I have been cutting since February, and have lost just about 89lbs in the last year or so. I have a goal set for 195 by November, so I have approximately 16lbs...

TheHaws‎, 09-12-2019 08:53 AM
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Why do i gain body fat when i'm lifting on a deficit

I started my fat loss journey at 25%, 85kg, and dropped down to 17% with an 800 calorie intake. At the time i was 78 kg. I kept plateauing and i realised it was unhealthy and i increased my calorie intake to my bmr which was 1750 and started doing all forms of cardio. I managed to drop down to...

js1810‎, 09-14-2019 10:18 AM
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Gaining weight at 1500 calories a day (Male, 315 lbs)

Hi all, Recently i have started my road to loosing weight. To be honest, when i was 16 i was overweight, but managed to loose 66 lbs (32kg). I just did a lot of cardio and ate less. Unfortunately, due to wrong lifestyle i am overweight again, with maximum peak reached @ 328 lbs (149 kg). Here is...

Williams1912‎, 09-13-2019 12:28 AM
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Should i bulk or continue losing fat(guess my body fat percentage)

Hey guys, i just want to know my body fat percentage at the moment, i am losing fat right now. Started with 81,6kg and now i am at 75,5kg. Should i bulk now or continue losing fat till 70kg? I would guess my body fat percentage at 16%

Jiggolo‎, 09-14-2019 04:22 AM
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Does L Carnitine (ALCAR) have any noticeable appetite suppressing effects?

In my reading it's mainly known for fat mobilization or oxidation. It seems to be very popular in weight loss supplement ingredient lists. I don't put too much stock into claims of increasing fat burning, I'm mainly after reduced hunger. Does anyone know if it contributes to that? If so I may...

AD1985‎, 09-14-2019 04:14 AM
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