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csw31
11-07-2012, 10:22 PM
Hey guys. New here, just got back into lifting after a year and a half of off-time due to injuries and other things.

I have a short term goal to be 165 pounds and 10% BF (or lower). I'm currently 153 pounds and I'm 6'1''. A pic is below. I'd appreciate any estimates on my current BF %, I'm guessing it's somewhere in the neighborhood of 10% right now (give or take 2% maybe).

Regardless, looking forward to meeting you guys!

tom183
11-08-2012, 12:55 AM
I think you've forgotten to attach the pic.

csw31
11-08-2012, 07:37 AM
That's strange, I could have sworn it went through the first time... Oh well. It should be up now, thanks for the heads up.

bbotelhoHI
11-08-2012, 07:05 PM
idk, marine corps says im at 12% (LMAO) and i dont look nearly that skinny...

csw31
11-08-2012, 07:59 PM
idk, marine corps says im at 12% (LMAO) and i dont look nearly that skinny...

Haha yeah, I'm pretty skinny. I'm at 153 pounds right now, hoping to get near 165 by the end of May without increasing my BF % by more than a percent or two.

Behemoth
11-09-2012, 02:27 PM
The percentage doesn't really matter without much muscle but the estimate you proposed is a fair ballpark. You'll look better with more muscle even if your bodyfat goes up some so don't be afaid to put on a little weight.

csw31
11-09-2012, 07:31 PM
The percentage doesn't really matter without much muscle but the estimate you proposed is a fair ballpark. You'll look better with more muscle even if your bodyfat goes up some so don't be afaid to put on a little weight.

Yeah I'll be sure to remember that. Thanks for your input, Behemoth. Much appreciated.

BIG_BEAR
11-13-2012, 10:50 AM
I wouldnt be worried about your body fat. In fact, I would be eating everything in sight, and keeping a good lifting program going, in order to reach your goal of 165. Good luck to ya!!

csw31
11-13-2012, 02:31 PM
I wouldnt be worried about your body fat. In fact, I would be eating everything in sight, and keeping a good lifting program going, in order to reach your goal of 165. Good luck to ya!!

Thank you!

tom183
11-15-2012, 07:03 AM
Yeh, 10% give or take.


You'll look better with more muscle even if your bodyfat goes up some so don't be afaid to put on a little weight

This.