Well, then I went to the authors other website and there is NOTHING free on that site. PRO TIP: Take notes! After reading the book I was a little skeptical because, at 45 - doing heavy always seemed to hurt. There is no BS in this section of the book. Here’s my review on Thinner, Leaner, Stronger. I was very disappointed at the level of this book considering the thousands of reviews online. When one fitness writer can compliment another on their work, that makes for a pretty strong endorsement, Reviewed in the United States on June 21, 2015. Maybe you heard about it through his incredible supplement company, Legion Athletics. Reviewed in the United States on September 1, 2017. This book will transform the way you eat and workout. When I went to the website, I got a security error and was unable to get on it. I could hear the excitement in his voice. He debunks all of these fat loss myths in his book: He doesn’t have an opinion on these myths. Then I noticed that the 'free' report I was supposed to be able to get was listed on Amazon for $13.32!! Write down any interesting facts and information from the book. His workouts, which we will get to soon, are also all great for beginners. The process of tracking calories and macros has been called Flexible Dieting or IIFYM (, Each workout hits 2-3 major muscle groups, The majority of the exercises are compound exercises (i.e., deadlifts, squats, bench press, etc.). I’ve also lost 20+ lbs in 3 months. It will truly transform your body, and get you over any plateau you stock on. Reviewed in the United States on February 9, 2020. A basic overview of exercise and nutrition for absolute beginners. The 1st year I got strong again, but was frustrated that I wasn’t losing weight. Every workout consists of working sets and warm-up sets. It took TEN chapters to get out of the marketing hype and overall fluff and actually start talking about nutrition or working out. He debunks all of these muscle building myths in his book: There are 5 more myths he debunks in his book, but I hope you get the idea. I was shocked to see my bench go from sets of 4 @ 265 to sets of 4 @ 295. “This guy Mike is the real deal. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. He explains why and how with his scientific research and references all of the studies why his workouts are laid out in the manner they are. Another reason why BLS is great for beginners is that he includes a kind glossary for all the necessary words you will most likely hear in your fitness journey. The quality of writing here didn’t display a high level of care or craft. You need to read this book!”. From the bottom of my heart! It has saved me YEARS (seriously) of making dumb lifting and nutrition mistakes. By opening my eyes and showing me just how simple (I said simple, not easy) weight loss is if you put in the work and practice some willpower. While I enjoyed cheat days for said diet, I not seeing any significant changes. Also, every exercise with an * means to use 8-10 reps instead of 4-6 reps. His push workout consists of the following: His Pull and Calves workout consists of the following: His Upper Body and Core workout consists of the following: His Legs workout consists of the following: Again, please note that for some of the videos above, I had to make slight variations for some of the exercises due to limited equipment. Well, I’m here to tell you that it’s worth every penny, especially if you’re a beginner. After three knee surgeries, I was squatting 275. Subject: Male, 57, Reviewed in the United States on June 16, 2018. Last update on 2020-11-29 at 03:24 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API, Last update on 2020-11-28 at 18:54 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API, Disclaimer - Terms and Conditions - Privacy Policy, NOTE: Updates from his 3rd edition will be marked with, “Heavy Weightlifting Makes You Stronger but Not Bigger”, Some Guys Just Don’t Have the Genetics to Get Big and Strong”, “You Can’t Build Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time”, “If You Do the Same Exercise Too Often, You’ll Get Suck in a Rut”, “Calories in vs. Calories Out is Bad Science”, “Some People Just ‘Mysteriously’ Can’t Lose Weight”, “You Can Eat and Drink Whatever You Want in Your ‘Cheat Meals’”, “You Can Burn the Fat Covering Your [Body Part]. The book breaks down all the need to know information that a person trying to get in shape would need to know. I'm absolutely amazed at the results; more importantly everyone around me is amazed at the transformation I’ve experienced. The Golden Nugget in my book reviews is the single most salient point or tip I learned from a book. That’s why I created my book that shows you exactly how. Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body (Muscle for Life Book 1). Let me explain. It still comes out to be the same calories and macros but he made it into percentages for simplicity so the video above may be slightly different than the formula in the 3rd edition of BLS. Reviewed in the United States on December 22, 2017. With the macros and calories you calculate in the book, he shows you examples of meal plans for people who are in different phases of their fitness journey. You may have a similar “word of mouth” story that introduced you to Mike Matthews or maybe you just found it on Amazon like a lot of people.