How Chris Used Bigger Leaner Stronger to Get Down to 11% Body Fat and Beat Depression – Legion Athletics

How Chris Used Bigger Leaner Stronger to Get Down to 11% Body Fat and Beat Depression – Legion Athletics
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On this episode, I interview Chris, who used my work to assist flip his life round and even escape despair.

When he first began figuring out, he didn’t know what he was doing together with his coaching or food regimen. However due to newbie gains, he made progress anyway and discovered to take pleasure in lifting weights.

Alongside the way in which, although, issues began to show bitter outdoors the fitness center.

Monetary troubles mounted, his relationship started to unravel, and Chris stopped going to the fitness center. He gained increasingly more weight as stress and despair started to take their toll, after which issues got here to a head: Chris and his spouse separated.

That was the second he determined to get again in form. 

It was round this time his brother (who misplaced over 200 kilos following Larger Leaner Stronger!) launched him to my work. Chris began following the Larger Leaner Stronger program inside and outdoors the fitness center and, effectively, it helped him utterly remodel his life. 

He misplaced a boatload of fats, getting all the way down to 11% physique fats, added a ton of power to his huge lifts, and maybe most significantly, was in a position to cease taking treatment for despair.

On this interview, Chris and I focus on his story, how he initially fell off the rails, how stress and strained relationships impacted his bodily health, and the way he turned it throughout, together with the small adjustments he began making to construct long-lasting habits, how he improved his psychological well being, and extra.

So in case you’re on the lookout for a jolt of inspiration and like motivational tales, I extremely suggest you take heed to Chris’s.

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Timestamps:

7:10 – The place had been you earlier than and after discovering Legion?

eight:08 – How a lot weight did you lose and what was your physique fats share in the beginning?

12:39 – What was happening in your life earlier than you began getting again into form?

16:33 – At what level in your life did you come throughout Legion? 

19:05 – How lengthy did it take your brother to lose 200lbs?

19:52 – How has getting again into figuring out have an effect on your headspace?

23:26 – How was it transitioning into a greater food regimen?

27:47 – What does your present food regimen appear like?

38:29 – What are your future plans?

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Books by Mike Matthews

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Mike Matthews is a bestselling health writer of Bigger Leaner Stronger, Thinner Leaner Stronger, and The Shredded Chef, as effectively the founding father of Legion Athletics.

His easy and science-based method to constructing muscle, dropping fats, and getting wholesome has bought over 1,000,000 books and helped hundreds of individuals construct their greatest our bodies ever, and his work has been featured in lots of common retailers together with Esquire, Males’s Well being, Elle, Ladies’s Well being, Muscle & Energy, and extra, in addition to on FOX and ABC.

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