How Tina Used Thinner Leaner Stronger to Lose 46 Pounds and 20% Body Fat

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"The results were amazing and now I have higher confidence and energy than ever before!"

Tina's Progress

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

A full year.

I went from 42 % body fat to 23.5 % body fat and from 184.4 lb to 138.6 lb.

What has happened so far on the program?

I cut for a full year and lost 45+ lbs. Only did a carb cycling during Christmas time for a month. Gained 5 pounds and dropped it afterward.

My strength has increased dramatically to the point I never expected it to be able to do. Still more to go–haven’t found my heaviest point of lifting quite yet!

What workout split from the book did you use?

The 5-day split.

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

Thought it was just some scam when I googled for the meal plan service.

What do you like most about the program?

Very EASY and not stressful at all. The results were amazing and happened quickly. It made me keep going and I’m not stopping anytime soon!

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

Cardio was the only way I thought you could lose weight, which didn’t help much. I tried going vegan, which did work but didn’t last. I missed too many of the foods I used to be able to eat!

I tried eating only “clean foods” too, but I realized that I ate too much of them because I thought it was “good” food. That’s where it hit me hard… controlled amounts of any type of food help you lose weight, not a specific kind of food!

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

Higher confidence, energy, and I’ve proven that if I can do it, then anyone CAN do it too!

Who would you recommend this program to and why?

I would recommend this to anyone who has a hard time figuring out how to make a meal plan menu and how to have a simpler life in general.

Is there anything else you’d like to add?

Seriously, this is the easiest way to lose weight.

If you stick to it, you will be able to do it, EVEN WITH YOUR FAVORITE FOODS!

Did you use any Legion supplements?

I had bought 2 Legion supplements for the first 4 months.

Phoenix: keeps you full and not feeling hungry.

Forge: don’t see any difference between Forge and BCAAs.

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Mike Matthews is a bestselling fitness author of Bigger Leaner Stronger, Thinner Leaner Stronger, and The Shredded Chef, as well the founder of Legion Athletics.

His simple and science-based approach to building muscle, losing fat, and getting healthy has sold over a million books and helped thousands of people build their best bodies ever, and his work has been featured in many popular outlets including Esquire, Men’s Health, Elle, Women’s Health, Muscle & Strength, and more, as well as on FOX and ABC.

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