Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body

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Oculus Publishers, Apr 27, 2019 - Health & Fitness
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The International Bestselling Workout Book for Men

Is this a bodybuilding book that can help you pack on brain-shrinking amounts of muscle in 30 days flat? 


Is it a fitness book full of dubious diet and exercise “hacks” and “shortcuts” for melting belly fat faster than a roided hornet? 

Absolutely not.

But is it an exercise book (and nutrition book) that’ll show you exactly how to eat and exercise to gain 25-to-35 pounds of lean muscle and lose just as much fat (or even more)? 


And faster than you probably think possible, or your money back.

Because here’s the deal:

Muscle building and fat loss aren’t nearly as complicated as you’ve been led to believe.

You don't need to: Obsess over "clean eating" and avoiding "bad" or “unhealthy” foods like sugar, meat, and bread. Some foods are just more nutritious than and should be eaten more frequently than others. That's it. 

You don't need to: Constantly change up your fitness routine. A little of the right variability in your exercise is productive, but more than that is obstructive.

You don't need to: Spend a couple of hours in the gym every day grinding through punishing strength training workouts. Sweating buckets, getting really sore, training until bone-tired . . . all wholly overrated for gaining lean muscle and strength. 

You don't need to: Slog away on the treadmill. In fact, you don't need to do any cardio exercise at all to shed ugly belly fat and even get six-pack abs.

You don't need to: Waste coin on sketchy bodybuilding supplements like fat burners, hormone boosters, and amino acids. Most of these products either haven't been scientifically proven to do what you’re paying for or have been proven outright ineffective.

Those are just a few of the harmful fitness lies and myths that keep guys from ever achieving the lean, muscular, and strong body they truly desire.

And Bigger Leaner Stronger will teach you something that most men will never know:

How to transform your body while eating all of the foods you like and doing just a few challenging (but not grueling) strength training workouts per week. Oh and cardio exercise? Completely optional.

Here are just a few of the things you’ll discover inside this workout book for men:

The 10 biggest fitness myths and mistakes that keep guys weak, overweight, and confused. For example, “calories are all that matters,” “carbs and sugars make you fat and unhealthy,” and “some guys just don’t have the genetics to build muscle effectively.”

The primary driver of muscle growth that literally forces your muscles to get bigger and stronger. And no, it has nothing to do with “muscle confusion,” “functional training,” or any other pseudoscientific fitness nonsense.

How to create meal plans for building muscle and losing fat with all of the foods you love so you never feel starved, deprived, or like you're "on a diet" (and especially a “bodybuilding diet”).

12 months of done-for-you, paint-by-numbers resistance training workouts for building a full chest, wide back, powerful legs, and built arms . . . in only 3-to-5 hours of weight training per week.

A no-BS guide to fitness supplements that’ll save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars on useless (and sometimes even dangerous) pills, powders, and potions for fat loss, muscle gain, and the rest of it.

And that’s not all, either . . .

338 peer-reviewed scientific studies support the Bigger Leaner Stronger system of eating, training, and recovering for losing fat and building muscle and strength.

Bigger Leaner Stronger has sold over 600,000 copies in 16 different languages and is regularly revised based on the latest findings in nutrition and exercise research (four editions released and counting!).

It’s also backed by a “No Return Necessary” money-back guarantee that works like this: if you’re unsatisfied with this fitness book or program for any reason, let the author know, and you’ll get a full refund on the spot.

So, imagine . . . just 12 weeks from now . . . looking at the changes in your physique and thinking, "I did that. That's awesome. I'm awesome." And believing it.

The bottom line is you can get that head-turning “Hollywood hunk” body without following a bland, boring, bodybuilding diet and without doing exhausting weightlifting workouts you hate. And this exercise book shows you how.

Get your copy now, and start your journey to a bigger, leaner, and stronger you.


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Awesome book, well written, good sources.

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This book has absolutely everything you need to know about nutrition and training. All the information (myth & facts, training, nutrition) written in the book is supported by scientific papers.
The book is written is a way such that it is easy to read and understand. The information is explained clearly so that you have a good idea of the topic.
I enjoyed reading this book. At the end of each chapter, there is a short summary which notes down the important points that you need to know. This summary is really useful because it saves you a lot of time when you are revisiting the chapter.

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Chat Chair
It Works
Who Is Mike Matthews and Why Should I Care?
Have You Found Your Real Fitness Whys?
Absolute Worst Diet Myths and Mistakes
Welcome to the Wonderful World of Flexible Dieting
Absolute Worst Exercise Myths and Mistakes
e Ultimate Strength Training Plan for
e Best Exercises for Building Your Best Body Ever
e Bigger Leaner Stronger Workout Program
e Right and Wrong Ways to Track Your Progress
e Smart Supplement Buyers Guide

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About the author (2019)

Mike Matthews is a bestselling fitness author of Bigger Leaner Stronger, Thinner Leaner Stronger, and The Shredded Chef, as well the founder of Legion Athletics. 

His simple and science-based approach to building muscle, losing fat, and getting healthy has sold over a million books and helped thousands of people build their best bodies ever, and his work has been featured in many popular outlets including Esquire, Men's Health, Elle, Women's Health, Muscle & Strength, and more, as well as on FOX and ABC.