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How Nick Gained 17 Pounds of Lean Mass in Just 6 Months

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"I gained strength quickly and started to see changes in my body after just few weeks!"

Nick's Progress

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

This is progress for 6 months.

In the first picture, my weight is 70 kg (154 pounds) and body fat percentage is around 14%.

In the second photo my weight is 78 kg (171.6 pounds) and body fat percentage is 10%.

What has happened so far on the program?

It took me a few weeks to understand how much I really have to eat, but after that, I started to gain strength and weight really quickly.

I started out with these stats: Bench 65 kg (143 pounds) x 6, Squat 70 kg (154 pounds) x 6, Deadlift 50 kg (110 pounds) x 6, Military Press 35 kg (77 pounds) x 6.

Current stats are Bench 82.5 kg (181.5 pounds) x 6, Squat 90 kg (198 pounds) x 6, Deadlift 80 kg (176 pounds) x 6, Military press 52.5 kg (115.5 pounds) x 6.

What workout split from the book did you use?

The 4-day split.

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

I have watched a lot of Youtube videos and read a lot of articles about bodybuilding, so I thought that within Bigger Leaner Stronger I wouldn’t find any new information. Prior, I thought that I just wasn’t trying hard enough which is why I wasn’t seeing results.

What do you like most about the program?

I like that I started to see changes in my body after just a few weeks! I didn’t do some of the basic exercises like the deadlift and squat in the past, so I quickly noticed development in my leg and core muscles.

The lifting was heavy, but it’s much better than how I was training before. I had been lifting for a few years without any results.

Also, I fell in love with flexible dieting–this changed entirely the way I eat! I finally started to include dressings and ”not so healthy” food in my meal plans.

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

I loved that this program gave exact instructions on how to measure progress and what to do next. Other programs focus only on 1 problem or 1 stage of the journey.

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

My life-long dream was to become a fitness model, but after years of trying I was about the give up. After 6 months on the program I felt so motivated, that I decided to share my journey with the world and started my Instagram channel.

Who would you recommend this program to and why?

I would recommend this program to anybody who wants to change the way they look and eat!

Is there anything else you’d like to add?

I would like to thank Mike for putting Bigger Leaner Stronger together! It’s really 100% complete and has everything you need to build a great body.

Did you use any Legion supplements?

No, I did not.

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