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Bigger Leaner Stronger Audiobook

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

If you want to be muscular, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without steroids, good genetics, or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements... then you want to listen to this book. Here's the deal: Getting into awesome shape isn't nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on worthless supplements. You don't need to constantly change up your exercise routines to "confuse" your muscles. You don't need to burn through buckets of protein powder every month. You don't need to toil away in the gym for a couple of hours per day, doing tons of sets. You don't need to grind out hours and hours of boring cardio to get a shredded six-pack. You don't need to completely abstain from "cheat" foods while getting down to single-digit body fat percentages. In this book you're going to learn something most guys will never know: the exact formula that makes putting on 10 to 15 pounds of quality lean mass a breeze… and it only takes 8-12 weeks.
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Publisher's Summary

If you want to be muscular, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without steroids, good genetics, or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements... then you want to listen to this book.

Here's the deal: Getting into awesome shape isn't nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on worthless supplements.

You don't need to constantly change up your exercise routines to "confuse" your muscles.

You don't need to burn through buckets of protein powder every month.

You don't need to toil away in the gym for a couple of hours per day, doing tons of sets.

You don't need to grind out hours and hours of boring cardio to get a shredded six-pack.

You don't need to completely abstain from "cheat" foods while getting down to single-digit body fat percentages.

In this book you're going to learn something most guys will never know: the exact formula that makes putting on 10 to 15 pounds of quality lean mass a breeze… and it only takes 8-12 weeks.

This book reveals secrets like...

  • The six biggest myths of building muscle that stunt 99% of guys' muscle gains.
  • How to get a lean, cut physique by spending no more than five percent of your time each day.
  • The four laws of muscle growth that, when applied, turn your body into an anabolic, muscle-building machine.
  • How to develop a lightning-fast metabolism.
  • The carefully selected exercises that deliver maximum results for your efforts.
  • A no-BS guide to supplements.
  • How to get shredded while still indulging in "cheat" foods.
  • And a whole lot more!

Special Bonus: "The Year One Challenge". In this bonus report, you'll learn exactly how to train, eat, and supplement to make maximum gains in your first year of training.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2012 Oculus Publishers (P)2013 Oculus Publishers

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    Travis 10-16-14
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    "Excellent book very informative and life changing!"
    What did you love best about Bigger Leaner Stronger?

    I loved how Mike gets down to the nitty gritty details of each topic, He leaves no space to be confused if a question arises he automatically goes into explaining the fundamentals.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bigger Leaner Stronger?

    At the end when it came to a full workout plans for the first two months and the 1 year bonus report i jumped out of my seat. With the info he gives you on diet and training he completes it with an actual workout plan, from which workout to how many reps its fantastic.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Nicholas Aaron Tieken 08-13-14
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    "Disappointing"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    This should have never been made into an audio book. I've not seen it in print, but it reads like page after page of charts and tables. Format aside, there's nothing new here, wish I had my credit back.


    Has Bigger Leaner Stronger turned you off from other books in this genre?

    The book did not turn me off to fitness books, but I'll think twice before I get another one.


    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Eric 06-09-14
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    "Well written, full of detail, excellent!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, there's a lot of misinformation in the fitness community. This book breaks down the right approach in a scientific, yet easily readable, format. The author doesn't BS around, it's very straightforward and isn't sugar-coated...brass-tacks. Also, it's hard not to like Mike, he's charismatic and conversational.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Chris Long Beach, CA, USA 02-15-14
    Chris Long Beach, CA, USA 02-15-14 Member Since 2004
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    "Learn your body with science and no gimmeks"
    Would you listen to Bigger Leaner Stronger again? Why?

    It contains a lot of valuable information for weightlifters. More importantly it flat-out tells you the truth about all the "professional" body builders out there and all the supplements they front for.


    What other book might you compare Bigger Leaner Stronger to and why?

    "Why we get fat" is another great book that explains the real science behind weight and muscle gain.


    What about Jeff Justus’s performance did you like?

    He sympathizes with you throughout the book - "its not your fault, corp A has manipulated you to believe this".


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, because there was plenty you could put into action immediately.


    Any additional comments?

    Been lifting for 20 years and this book taught me lessons you wont learn in the gym, or from personal trainers.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Finding Forward Orlando, Fl 01-17-14
    Finding Forward Orlando, Fl 01-17-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Clears the clutter with precise steps for anyone."
    Would you consider the audio edition of Bigger Leaner Stronger to be better than the print version?

    I am considering buying the print for reference, but loved the audio for first time and repeat listens while commuting.


    What other book might you compare Bigger Leaner Stronger to and why?

    I don't have a comparison.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I liked the breakdown on nutrition, and the calorie needs to gain muscle, or lose fat.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I really just liked the detailed step by step plans, from food, to lifting and cardio. It was enough info to explain what was needed, but not so long to bore you. No fluff.


    Any additional comments?

    I've really enjoyed listening to the podcast and reading his regular blogposts also. I teach social media, blogging and email marketing to the medical industry, and Mike's work ethic really stands out. He responds, and engages well with people who comment on FB, and his blog. His level of commitment to his industry is apparent.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Darien miami beach 02-02-16
    Darien miami beach 02-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    "loaded with wrong information, waste of time."

    pretty much everything is wrong here, how can you recommend a site plan and work out rutine for a full year if you don't know the body composition of the readers, please stop saying supplements are crusial, how pay you to say that.

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    Amazon Customer 02-01-16 Member Since 2015
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    "If your a natural bodybuilder (Must listen!)"

    I'm an experience natural bodybuilder and the author hits all the basic principles I have researched and believed since my lifting career has started. From lifting, to simple dieting and supplementation. (10 years lifting/bodybuilding)

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    Edin Monterroso 01-30-16 Member Since 2014
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    "This book saved my time and body"

    After almost a decade of working out with technically no results. This book is now my sole guide to fat loss and body building. Since I finished the book I've gotten more progres faster than ever before. Very detailed and straight to the point; with scientific backup. This book was the best investmentment for my physical development.

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    narbe 01-26-16
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    "Great!!!"

    Been working out for 10 years and I still learned many things I didn't know about exercise health food and supplements. I recommend this book to anybody that has been exercising for a while or is a beginner

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    Kyle 01-14-16
    Kyle 01-14-16 Member Since 2014
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    "No BS approach is the truth."

    As someone who spent years studying kinesiology, I share a lot of the same view points touched on in this book by Mr. Matthews. This really is a no BS approach to exercise, supplementation, and dieting. I have been telling my friends these things for years. Great book!

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    "very useful and informative"

    finally a book to cut through the fitness myths and provide information based on research

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  • Rickin
    9/18/15
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    "Essential for beginners & experienced lifters"
    Would you listen to Bigger Leaner Stronger again? Why?

    There are a lot of myths and conflicting information surrounding the fitness industry. This books gives a simple, well researched and comprehensive guide on how to get in shape. It covers everything from mindset and dieting to exercise techniques & supplements. Scientific research is referenced throughout. I have been training for a while and still found this very helpful. I wish I had it when I started out.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The section on "inner game" was especially poignant and can be applied to several areas in your life.


    Any additional comments?

    The formulas for calculating daily macros and calorie intake sound a little complicated when you hear them. It would be useful for it to be contained in some sort of supplementary text report.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • frazer
    9/18/15
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    "Bigger better read!"

    Loved this book, I found it an easy read packed full of good scientific fact, no nonsense, helpful advise that really works!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Ismail
    9/10/15
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    "Good book, tells you everything you need to know"

    Tells you everything you need to know about building a great body but convoluted with research.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • P. D. Rice
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    "Motivated me"
    What made the experience of listening to Bigger Leaner Stronger the most enjoyable?

    Loads of tips and advice about how to reach my goals. And how to stay motivated.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bigger Leaner Stronger?

    Nutrition and training advice.


    What about Jeff Justus’s performance did you like?

    Made me believe he wrote the book.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Bigger Leaner Stronger a true story


    Any additional comments?

    I am currently on the exercise program that comes on the bonus PDF, I have been on it for two weeks and the results are already starting to show.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Unclepigg
    bedford,uk
    7/22/15
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    "Packed with helpful and essential advice"

    The message behind the book is to keep things a lot simpler than the magazines and online articles lead us to believe. It all makes sense and the information is put across in an easily digestible manner. I particularly enjoyed the section on supplements, and although I trust the advice, personally I would research more on the subject. There does seem to be sons up selling of his own brand so perhaps it's not all unbiased advice.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Donn Edwards
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    7/7/15
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    "Excellent, Practical Advice"

    While I don't agree with every word Michael Matthews says, I think he is right on the money with most things. He does have a more "sales pitch" writing style than UK audiences might be comfortable with, but he still maintains his integrity and honest statement of the facts.

    Jeff Justus does a great job narrating the book and adding the right amount of inspiration and determination in his voice.

    If you bought the first edition, download it again to get the updated audio and ignore the incorrect publishing information on Audible. The first edition was 5 hours long. The second is 11 hours.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • lee
    4/21/15
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    "Amazing"

    One of the most amazing factual and insightful books I've ever witnessed and has now put me on a collision course with my dream body THANK YOU

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Gordon
    3/17/15
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    "Excellent read"

    Really informative.
    I have listened 4 times now picking new bits up each time.
    You won't be disappointed.

    Give it a try

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Scott
    11/18/15
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    "Audiobook is looooong and boring"

    Didn't like it, lots of promises, but better guides available such as @ldn_muscle on internet.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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