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Forget "losing weight" - you want to lose fat...and if you want to know how to do it as quickly as possible without losing muscle...and without doing hours and hours of grueling cardio every week...then you want to listen to this audiobook.

What if I told you that you could dramatically transform your body eating foods you actually like...every day...seven days per week?

What if all you had to do to lose fat and not muscle was follow a handful of flexible dietary guidelines...not starve and deprive yourself?

And what if I promised you could forever break free of the anxieties most people associate with "dieting" and make it something you can enjoy as a lifestyle instead?

Well, by the end of this book, you'll know exactly what you need to do to get a lot more out of a lot less exercise...and a lot more delicious food...than you ever thought possible.

Here's a "sneak peek" of some of the things this book will teach you....

  • The biggest diet lie you've been told (and probably believe) that makes losing fat way harder than it has to be.
  • Why "clean eating" is overrated and guarantees nothing in the way of losing fat and building muscle...and what you should do instead.
  • Five simple eating eating habits that keep you lean, healthy, and happy...without having to obsess over every calorie you eat.
  • How to use "fasted cardio" to lose fat...and stubborn fat in particular...even faster.
  • Seven powerful cardio workouts that will help you burn fat and not muscle in less than 30 minutes per day (and you don't even have to do them every day!).
  • And a whole lot more!

Buy this book now and begin your journey to a leaner, sexier, healthier you!

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

©2015 Michael Matthews (P)2015 Michael Matthews

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great book

seriously, the best book on cardio, diet, loosing weight, and not muscle, I've ever read. it has clear, science-backed, advise and rules to accomplishing all of the above mentioned things. plus it has some great ideas for cardio that aren't your traditional cardio. and if that isn't enough for you there is some awesome bonus material.

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A very good book, especially if you aren't familiar with the author's other books.

I really enjoy Michael Matthews approach to health and fitness. I learned a lot from this book and Bigger, Leaner, Stronger.

This book is short but very informational.

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  • Cami
  • orange county, ca
  • 01-11-17

Awesome info!

This book is awesome! I love the detailed info of why and how to do the cardio to get the ultimate effects that I'm searching for. Easy to read without any BS. Also great is how quickly feedback comes back to you through Instagram or Facebook or email. Mike and his team are fantastic!

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It works!

I'm a 30 year old woman & have already been doing some of Michael Matthews advice. I tried some things in this book new to me, so far it all works. I love the no nonsense, no drug, science backed, natural facts, food, & workout advice. It works. Michael Matthews is telling the truth. Im currently 24% body fat on my way below 20%.

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excellent,

I have read 3 of Michael Matthews books and find thrm to be inspiring and informative.

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  • Jim
  • United States
  • 05-18-18

Life Changing Information

At 51 years old I was tipping the scale at 330lbs. It was getting scary. Doctor told me I was prediabetic and that if I didn't lose weight I wouldn't be around much longer. I had tried Atkins and the cookie diet only to gain the weight back as soon as I got off the diets.
I joined a gym and hired a trainer. The very first day she took my phone and put in an app that kept track of my calories, protein, carbs and fat. She knew what she was talking about but I had no clue. I knew that if I understood what these things did to my body it would be easier to stick to the plan she devised for me. So I searched Audible for a book that would explain all of this stuff.
Thank God I found Cardio Sucks. I listened to this book while I rode my bike. It energized me. Mike breaks down why these things work for your body and what you need to do to lose weight and keep the muscle you have.
The best part is he explained I could still eat the foods I loved as long as I hit the targets my trainer had placed in the app for me. Once I understood HOW protein and carbs and the other macronutrients worked for me, the weight started falling off. I only spend three hours a week in the gym and have dropped from 330 to 290 in eight weeks. The education I received from this book very well could have saved my life! I'm eating "better" now because I don't eat near as much and I keep track of everything I put in my mouth so I know how it will react in my body. For those of you who say, "I don't want to record everything I eat" then I say to you that you don't really want to help yourself. That's the same laziness that helped you put on the extra weight in the first place!
IT REALLY MAKES A DIFFERENCE! 40lbs in eight weeks! and I'm eating 2280 calories a day! I'm never hungry!
Please, do yourself a favor and buy this book. Mike does an incredible job teaching you how to get healthier eating the foods you love. Its not a diet to me. Its just a new way of life that gives me the energy I was lacking. It gave me my life back!

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Awesome book

I loved this book. With so much information out there, I found this book to be a refresher course for me and getting down to the truth. It isn't exactly what I thought it would be. I am pleasantly surprised.

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Great read

Loads of info and to the point action plan. Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge.

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Great book, easy to understand and apply principle

would definitely recommend it to anyone looking to change their life and habits. great for workout newbies or even seasoned vets

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He has done his homework

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The ONLY complaint I could possibly think of was that he hints that the body immediately burns fat after digestion has completed, roundabout. The body actually uses glycogen stores in the liver as fuel for a while which could be up to 24hours or so depending on the person. Only after those stores are depleted the body then looks to break down fat. Also the calories in must be less than calories 'out' is still highly debated. The body will treat 100 calories of olive oil a lot differently than it will treat 100 calories of sugar. But those are nit picks. I did like the book a lot. Gave everything a structure and found new ideas for workouts.

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  • MR C P BATESON
  • 06-06-18

No nonsense advice that works

Advice that is backed by science, and actually works. It cuts through all the BS on the fitness industry and makes what works easy to understand and follow. Very well narrated, and I couldn’t recommend the Micheal Matthews series of books enough. Well worth it if you want to step up to the next level in your fitness journey.

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  • GotSauss
  • 03-30-18

I chose this book because I dislike cardio

So I read it and learnt a lot !!! Lots of information and facts and figures. Very good listen. I recommend this to people who hate cardio and also those that do hours of cardio per week. Both. All. Read this.