"I've gone from 175 pounds and 15% body fat to 195 pounds and 12% body fat!"
What has happened so far on the program?
Picture 1: 15% at 175 lbs (Beginning BLS, July 2011)
Picture 2: 22% at 220 lbs (Post Bulk, September 2013)
Picture 3 & 4: 12% at 195 lbs (Post Cut, June 2014)
Bench: 90 lbs to 245 lbs
Squat: 110 lbs to 305 lbs
Deadlift: 155 lbs to 355 lbs
Military Press: 90 lbs to 165 lbs
What, if anything, almost kept you from buying the book or starting the program?
Not a lot, I was a complete novice at the time. I only just getting started in the industry so I thought I’d work my way through some of the higher-rated training and nutrition books/sites online.
What do you like most about the program?
The simplicity of its set up. The results we’re consistent week to week, making the process faster and easier (for a natural lifter) than most other programs.
How does this program compare with others you’ve tried?
It’s suitable to all levels of weightlifters. As I became more advanced, upper/lower and full body training became way too taxing whereas Bigger Leaner Stronger has been suitable from Day 1 to now.
The nutrition is a lot less restrictive, more flexible, enjoyable and sustainable than any “clean eating” protocols.
How has what you’ve achieved with your body changed other areas of your life?
My consistency with being organized and disciplined has gone through the roof, I was pretty much a lazy teenager when I started! The program definitely helps demonstrate the results from small, concrete improvements over time, fully relatable to work and relationships.
Is there anything else you’d like to add?
Set realistic goals, be patient and enjoy the process – making steady progress week to week mounts up to huge gains over time!