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  1. Hey everyone! I am new to this but in need of a lifestyle change and do not have many other options. Currently, as a college student, my diet consists of pretty much of fruit and junk food. I am 5'8 at about 140 pounds, so I am pretty slender. I do not want to necessarily lose weight, however I do want to lose fat around my belly and love handles. What kind of diet should I follow that would help me target this, but also not lose TOO much weight? Thanks everyone!
  2. Help needed

    Hi, I'm 15 male and very small and skinny. For a while now I've been looking to change and improve my body in the upper section (arms, chest, abs, shoulders) but I have not found the help or advice to help myself, are there any tips i.e. dietary plans, workouts, or any type of fitness tips in general would be a lot of help. Thank you
  3. Work-outs: Am I doing it right?

    Hello, I am quite new to this so I would like some advice if possible! I am not trying to lose weight, I am just trying to become more physically healthy, strong and mainly toned. I have been doing the exercises seen below for 2 months. I have seen small changes in my physical appearance so far - my muscles in those specific areas are just slightly more prominent. What I am doing at the moment is as follows: 4-5 days a week: 30 minute exercise routine including 5-min warmup, then specific sets and reps of squats, lunges, calf raises, bridges and stomach crunches. (These are the areas I would most like to be less fatty and more muscular/strong). Every other day: 15 minute arm exercise routine (on top of other exercises if the days line up). I do a warmup and then bicep curls and triceps (the one with both hands behind your back). I am currently using 7.5KGs dumbells. (I want less fat under my arms and I want my triceps to be more defined, and I also want my arms to be strong). The amount of reps and sets I do are set to the almost maximum that I am physically able and I only do between 2-3 repetitions of each set for all exercises (I was very unfit before starting these exercises). Whenever the specific exercises become too easy, I increase the reps and sets slightly. With my arms, I also increase the weight by small amounts when it is no longer difficult to complete the exercise. I also swim for an hour each week and do quite a lot of walking (sometimes 80 minutes worth a week). I have quite an unhealthy diet, but I drink a lot of water and eat a lot of fruit. I am trying to work on my diet, but it is not as easy as just doing the exercises. I would like to know if what I am doing is worth it? Is the way I am increasing my exercises correct? Are my exercises pointless if I am still eating more fatty/sugary foods than I should be? Should I be doing less sets and more reps, or less reps and more sets? If you would like to know the specifics of my sets/reps if that helps, just let me know! I am also a 21 year-old female, I weigh around 12.5 stone on average and I am 5 foot 6.
  4. Hi everyone, Just posting on here for the first time, would appreciate any direction anybody could point in, if my thread would better be posted somewhere else or if there other other threads already answering my questions. Basically I’m just looking for advice on the best work out and diet likely to get me the results I’ll achieve, Ive gone to the gym just generally for a year or so and seen results just doing my thing but I know I could be doing better. Anyway, I saw the photos I’ve attached to this of a person I know he uploaded. They stated they achieved this in 12 weeks, “from under eating and over training, to training less and eating more”. Basically his before photos look similar to where I’m at now, and the after photos — well, where I want to head towards. I’m a 23year old male, roughly 174cm, currently weigh 78kg. Currently I’ve been doing (with some slack the last couple months if I’m honest); cable-Rows, squats, overheads, bench presses, dips, and chin ups all on roation, generally spend 1.5 - 2 hours at the gym, 3-5 of the above exercises, five sets of five with two minute breaks, adding 2.5kg to weights after every three sessions (I would go to the gym every second day, followed by two days off after the third session— also I don’t deadlift due to issues with my back). Ideally I suppose I’m looking for broad/defined shoulders and back, more defined stomach/abs & pecs, as well work on my arms and legs.. yknow generally just like an all over an athletic physique (like a tennis player or swimmer? Lol) not necessarily a bodybuilders one. I haven’t really paid much attention to diet, which I’m hearing is more and more key to this thing — id generally just have a protein shake after a work work. Anybody been in a similar position and/or able to advice me on a routine and diet that would help me get these results? Or just a point in the right direction? It’s all appreciated, cheers everyone
  5. Help needed

    Hi, I'm 15 male and very small and skinny. For a while now I've been looking to change and improve my body in the upper section (arms, chest, abs, shoulders) but I have not found the help or advice to help myself, are there any tips i.e. dietary plans, workouts, or any type of fitness tips in general would be a lot of help. Thank you
  6. Good evening, really am here looking for heLp and guidance with new techniques of training . Just quickly I'm a young male Ho has a,ways ha: an active,sporting and working life (being in farming), however recently our health has dropped, briefly I have osteoporosis, respiratory problems, mainly confined to a wheelchair and have a lovely pregnancy belly due to steroids. Sorry to bore youse all with all of that . what our aim is is to improve all the. Muscle groups involved in breathing, our core, and start putting some. Muscle mass on. Howeverexercises are limited. And honestly have nowt idea where to start, or what exercises are good that will build mass but won't compromise the bones. Thank you all in advance, especially if youse read this far, a bit boring.
  7. Hi Any help would be much appreciated So a bit about me my name is Evan and I have been going to the gym for about 3 months. I am very interested in getting into Body Building. I have been doing a lot of research and I don't know that muscle my goal is to become lean with a body fat of about 9-12% and have nice muscle definition. I know I need to eat clean have the right amount of macros and micros but I don't know weather to cut and build muscle or bulk and loose body fat and then gain muscle. Any tips and help would be appreciated. I am about 67kg and 6ft 1 and about 13-14% body fat. Thanks in advance Evan
  8. Gym Clothing - What should i buy?

    Hey Everyone! I am in the process of organising a gym membership and could use some advice on a selection of clothing to purchase or whether I actually need to purchase any clothing. Any links to any good value gym clothing or a list of possible clothing items to purchase to make the gym experience a little easier would be amazing! This is my fist post so hello to all those in the forums and community! I am sure you will hear from me in the coming weeks and months! Cheers All for any help and advice you can provide!
  9. Hello everyone, I am expecting your answer about how to loose my weight as soon as possible what should i do ?? My age 23 , height 5fit7inc, weight 82kg . Please recommend me.
  10. Exercise Help

    Hi guys. I'm new to this forum, and I need a bit of help. I can't seem to shift this fat on my stomach, and sides. I lift weights, and do a bit of cardio. My diet consists of the usual stuff. Protein shake, eggs, chicken, fish, veg. Etc can you guys give me some advice on how to get rid of this fat? Should I do more weights or cardio? Should I add other stuff to my diet? cheers! 😁
  11. So I am new to this site for one reason, I need a serious change of health. When I say I'm unhealthy, I seriously mean it.. I smoke, do drugs, drink loads, eat like pap everyday and do no form of physical exercise. Up until now i thought it was no problem at all, I had no care in the world to be healthy.. until i realised how badly I am treating my body . I know the obvious; quit smoking, don't do drugs, don't drink, eat healthy and work out, but lets be honest its not as simple as that. I know how lazy that sounds but for someone who has never been healthy I have no idea where to start! So basically what I am asking is for is any links to healthy diet plans, beginner work out routines ( home or at a gym ), skincare tips and in general any other tips on how to be a normal healthy human being! Thanks in advance healthy people of the world!
  12. i'm still on the journey of trying to lose a bit more weight. I was 12 stone lost about 3 stone, which i'm currently 9.6 stone. I'm trying to get to the lightest weight around 8 stone and thinking to build more muscle. I would like more definition on the abs, glutes (butt) and a little on the arms. I do not like the bulky bodybuilding look but i only like the model toned look. I'm a female and 5'5. But i'm trying to figure out how do i stay slim while building muscles, what workouts do i need to achieve, and what more foods do i need to eat? I have an image that i have attached of the body i would like to achieve. I need some advice. Thanks
  13. Hi all! I am brand new here! Please don't judge me on what you read below, i am here asking for help as i finally want to change my life! Something has finally awoken in me, that i want to quit cigarettes and cannabis (please don't judge, i was taken it instead of anti depressants). I realised how much money i am wasting! So my goal is to go cold turkey but I would really love to know the right foods that will help me get through the first month! The money i save in that month i will be booking in with a qualified nutritionist!! I was hoping for suggestions for any foods, supplements etc for the following: (I am allergic to orange) Best to detox plus anything that is particularly excellent for detoxing drugs and nicotine Foods to completely avoid!!! (I did read that fatty foods are a no go!) best to calm (natural sedatives) feel good foods snack ideas to help with cravings should i increase my daily water intake? how much exercise should i do a day? Is there any else i can do to help? (Steam room? Sauna? placing garlic around my neck? sacrificing a chicken? I have smoked cigarettes for 15 years and cannabis for 11 years, i don't smoke many cigarettes as i use them to roll with but i am now smoking minimum of £30 of cannabis a day and with my calculations...... i would be saving a hell of a lot!! So some will be going to a nutritionists after 1 whole month! So if anyone could recommend an excellent on that maybe knows about "drug nutrition" it would much appreciated! i am 5ft, 8stone.29 yrs, female I am in quite good shape but not good health ! I am desperate for this advice as i really would like to change me life and i feel eating right will help quicken the process! I am very grateful for your time and kindness! I am hoping to record my journey and will post regular updates! Many Thanks a friend in need


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