Free Shipping & Returns
100% Money-Back Guarantee
-- DAYS
-- HOURS
-- MINUTES
-- SECONDS
July 2021 Phoenix Buy One Get One 50% Off July 2021 Phoenix Buy One Get One 50% Off July 2021 Phoenix Buy One Get One 50% Off

How Grant Used Bigger Leaner Stronger to Lose 120 Pounds in 16 Months

image
image

"I lost over 120 pounds and no longer have to worry about my health!"

Grant's Progress

Progress Image Before
Progress Image 16 Months

How many months’ progress do your pictures represent? What were your stats for each picture?

There are three periods of time from which these pictures are derived: Before the initial weight loss, after the weight loss, and after gaining strength.

It took a year and a few months to go from upper 280’s down to 160 pounds.

What has happened so far on the program?

The weight loss period lasted for about a year and a few months. Once that served its purpose, I began to make strength a priority. Around this time is when the gym became a familiar setting for me. After a year of experimenting, reading articles, picking the brains of fitness authorities, and changing routines, Mike’s articles and podcasts slowly made their way into my bookmarks, and we began writing back and fourth.

Among a few others whose help and advice I am very thankful for, Mike shed a little more light on heavy lifting, compound exercises, and the priority of strength gains versus anything else. Much of our conversation was me giving him an idea of what I was doing and him giving me his ideas and arguments to validate or challenge my ideas, supported by empirical data and feasible evidence.

We went into a lot of detail about nutrition as well, which was approached the same way. This included the importance of moderate indulgence. After all, we eat to live and we lift to live.

What workout split from the book did you use?

After having experimented with different splits including a German Volume Training 7-day split with heavy sprints, my routine was refined into a more efficient, resistance training-emphasized regimen with a little cardio here and there when needed.

What, if anything, almost kept you from buying the book or starting the program?

I was already too deep in to even consider jumping ship…

What do you like most about the program?

When Mike and I spoke, it was very concise, to the point, and without bias. There’s only a small handful of people who are interested in the quality of the information they share, and not the benefit THEY receive from sharing. You can tell right away, most of the time, if there are underlying opportunistic motifs within their words. None of that with Mike.

How does this program compare with others you’ve tried?

As I said, there’s a million people out there with the same kind of information who hold it hostage for their own benefit.

Along with a handful of others in the fitness world today, I can always hear the knowledgable passion and care in Mike’s words when we talk, and it’s quite obvious he just wants to share the wealth.

How has what you’ve achieved with your body changed other areas of your life?

There are a trillion and a half aesthetic benefits from going through this kind of transformation. Sure, that’s great and all, but the overall changes one experiences as a human being far outgrow the immediately noticeable surface adjustments.

With your body, grows your mind. With your mind, grows your spirit. A lot of this has to do more with what you DON’T have to worry about–health issues down the line.

To move with a lighter step. To exist with less pain and encumbrance. Beyond that, it’s all extras. It’s nice though, the extra stuff.

Who would you recommend this program to and why?

Mike’s a great gentleman. He’s enjoyable to talk to and he’s easy to trust. Everything we talk about always ends with an article or two, or a scientific explanation for his arguments.

If it doesn’t allow you to rest assured knowing that what he offers is truth, at least you don’t have to dig around about everything he said–he’s done the “heavy lifting” himself!

Is there anything else you’d like to add?

Throughout this path, many become lost and hyper-focused on the tools and vessels with which they try to achieve their goals. This is dangerous and will present a series of diminishing returns if not amended. Eyes on the prize.

Did you use any Legion supplements?

Not yet, but I’VE BEEN MEANING TO TRY THAT PROTEIN

In all seriousness, from what I’ve read, all of Legion’s supplements are fully disclosed, well-developed, and unadulterated by fillers and cheap substitutes. They’re not biased in the way they market it, and they certainly don’t make you feel like you absolutely will not succeed without them.

Readers' Ratings

5/5 (3)

Your Rating?

Want to become a success story too? Here's how he did it

The program that made this transformation possible:

The meal plan that makes building muscle and losing fat easy and enjoyable:

If you enjoyed this article, get weekly updates. It's free.

100% Privacy. We don't rent or share our email lists.

You May Also Like

Our Most Popular Evidence-Based Articles

Our "It's On Us" 100% Money-Back Guarantee

No matter what you decide to buy, you're always protected by our ironclad, 100% money-back guarantee that works like this:

If you don't absolutely love our stuff for whatever reason, you get a prompt and courteous refund. No forms to fill out or hoops to jump through.

That means you can say "yes" now and decide later. You really have nothing to lose.

Free Worldwide Shipping & Returns

Many companies use shipping and handling fees to increase their profit margins, but here at Legion, we hate profits so our shipping is 100% free!

Okay, we do dig on profits, but we also go in for happy customers, and free shipping works like gangbusters.

So, if you live in the United States, your order ships free regardless of order size, and if you live anywhere else, your order ships free when it’s over $199.

Why the restriction on international orders? Unfortunately, shipping abroad is very expensive, and if we didn’t require a minimum order size, we’d lose a lot of money.

That said, as most international customers spend about $200 with us each time they shop, this setup is a win-win.

And no matter what you decide to buy, you’re always protected by our ironclad, 100% money-back guarantee that works like this:

If you don’t absolutely love our stuff for whatever reason, you get a prompt and courteous refund. No forms to fill out or hoops to jump through.

That means you can say “yes” now and decide later. You really have nothing to lose.

Clinically Effective Doses

Great ingredients aren't enough to make a great product—you also need correct doses.

That’s why we use the exact doses of every ingredient that have safely produced the desired benefits in peer-reviewed studies.

Made in USA

Where your supplements are made matters, because rules and regulations regarding quality and purity differ from country to country.

And if you want to ensure the supplements you’re swallowing every day are safe and effective, you want products produced in the USA.

That’s why all of our supplements are made in America in NSF-certified and FDA-inspected facilities that operate in accordance with the Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations.

We pay a premium to work with the best manufacturers in the country, but it’s the only way we can also produce the best all-natural sports supplements.

Lab Tested

Did you know that studies have shown that many supplements contain dangerously high levels of toxins like lead, arsenic, and cadmium?

Not ours.

Every ingredient of every supplement we produce is tested for heavy metals, microbes, allergens, and other contaminants to ensure they meet the strict purity standards set by the FDA.

Naturally Sweetened & Flavored

While artificial sweeteners may not be as dangerous as some people claim, studies suggest that regular consumption of these chemicals may indeed be harmful to our health and that more research is needed.

That’s why all of our supplements are naturally sweetened and flavored and contain no artificial food dyes, fillers, or other unnecessary junk.

Science-Backed Ingredients & Doses

Unlike some supplement companies, we don’t sell dubious white labeled or off-the-shelf formulations.

Instead, our custom and unique formulations are the result of extensive reviews of the scientific literature to discover the most effective ingredients for each.

Buy now, pay later.


Split your entire online purchase into 4 interest-free payments, over 6 weeks with no impact to your credit.

payment break down 25% today, 25% 2 weeks, 25% 4 weeks, 25% 6 weeks

25%
today

25%
2 weeks

25%
4 weeks

25%
6 weeks

Here's how to Sezzle


Step 1 - shop the store

Shop

Shop and add items to your cart as normal!

Step 2 - checkout at the store

Checkout

Choose Sezzle at Checkout! You’ll be redirected to Sezzle to Sign Up or Log In to complete your order.

Step 3 - Select Sezzle and Sezzleit

Sezzle it

Your order will be shipped out right away* and your payments will be split up over 6 weeks.

*shipping times subject to merchant shipping policy

Download the App


Shop directory. Reschedule payments. Plus more!

Waiver and Release of Liability

In consideration of the services and/or products offered by Legion Athletics, Inc. (“Legion”) including, but not limited to, nutrition plans, exercise routines and coaching, and in addition to the payment of any fee or charge:

I knowingly and voluntarily enter into this waiver and release of liability and hereby waive any and all rights, claims or causes of action of any kind whatsoever arising out of my use of Legion’s services and/or products, and I hereby release and hold harmless Legion and its consultants, officers, contractors, agents, owners and employees from any and all responsibility, liability, cost and expenses, including for injuries, damages or disorders (physical, metabolic, or otherwise), resulting from my use of Legion’s services and/or products.

I understand that fitness activities including, but not limited to, strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular exercise, with or without the use of equipment, are potentially hazardous activities that involve a risk of injury and even death, and I am voluntarily participating in these activities and using equipment and machinery with knowledge of the risks involved. I hereby agree to assume and accept any and all risks of injury or death related to said fitness activities.

I understand Legion’s services and products are not meant to treat or manage any health conditions or circumstances, and I acknowledge that Legion has recommended I obtain a healthcare provider’s approval for my use of Legion’s services and/or products, through regular physical examination(s) and/or consultation. I acknowledge that I have obtained my healthcare provider’s approval or have decided to use Legion’s services and/or products without such approval and hereby assume all responsibility for my use of said services and/or products.

I understand that results from using Legion’s products and/or services are not guaranteed, and I agree to not hold Legion liable for any outcomes or lack thereof.

OUT OF STOCK

Security Check

Please click the checkbox below. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Fact Checked

Our scientific review board of nutritionists, dietitians, molecular biologists, doctors, and other accredited experts is responsible for reviewing every article, podcast, and video we produce to ensure they’re evidence based, accurate, trustworthy, and current.

Thanks to their connections, credentials, and academic experience, this team of MDs, PhDs, and other professionals has access to a wealth of research published in the largest and most prestigious journals in the world.

This allows them to not only review individual studies but also analyze the overall weight of the evidence on any and all topics related to diet, exercise, supplementation, and more.

If you feel that any of our content is inaccurate, misleading, out-of-date, or anything less than factual, please let us know in the comments section of the article in question.

Evidence Based

We follow a detailed, rigorous, multi-step process to create content that meets the highest standards of clarity, practicality, and scientific integrity.

First, our research associates provide our editorial team with accurate, up-to-date, proven scientific evidence.

Then, our editorial team uses this research to draft articles and outlines for podcasts and videos.

Finally, our scientific review board reviews the content to ensure all key information and claims are backed by high-quality scientific research and explained simply and precisely.

If you feel that any of our content is inaccurate, misleading, out-of-date, or anything less than factual, please let us know in the comments section of the article in question.