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Hey all,

Got this from my buddy Jeff the Muscle Nerd and who better to explain Jon Benson;s 7 Minute Muscle then the muscle nerd himself.

Please note this is unedited and sent exactly as I received it from Jeff.

Lewis + Sarah

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From: The "Muscle Nerd", Jeff Anderson
Subject:  7-Minute Workouts That Build Muscle?

http://7minutemuscle.atozfitness.com << Click

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Hi lewis!

Last year at a seminar, I had a roommate who was also a fitness trainer and well respected in the industry.

Jon and I had talked a few times in the past and I’ve always been a fan of his work.

Then one night after a couple of beers, he began telling me about his latest "project"…

You see, he’d been working on a new bodybuilding program for about

2.5 years that he was designing for those who are "too busy" to workout.

He’d been researching some old training manuals from the 50′s, and 60′s (talk about "Old School"!) and had been experimenting with workouts as short as…

…get this…

…7 MINUTES!

Well, last week he sent me a preview copy of the program to check out and possibly promote to my subscribers.

Now, you KNOW I don’t promote "just anything" (and I get asked EVERY WEEK to help someone out).

And the one thing I tell ALL program developers is that I don’t hold anything back…I lay it out as I see it!

** Fair Warning **

Well, I finally got through the program (it’s actually a short read…but it’s very different so it takes a while to digest).

Since you’re probably going to be hearing a lot about this over the next week, I thought I’d give you my take on it…

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*** 7-Minute Muscle – A Muscle Nerd Review *** 

http://7minutemuscle.atozfitness.com << Click

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The bottom line of the program is that you can stimulate both strength and mass gains by increasing the intensity of your workouts for shorter periods.

In this case…your "beginner" workout lasts just 7 MINUTES TOTAL!

There was actually a lot of research done on this in the "old days"

and the programs worked especially well for "older" trainees who took part in the numerous studies.

(Jon actually cites over 100 research studies to support his program’s effectiveness.)

Let me give you the points that stuck out the most for me…

>>> 1.  One of the core philosophies is the law of "progressive resistance" where each week you either add weight or repetitions to trigger you muscles to adapt.

Those who know me, know that I’m NOT a big fan of "progressive resistance".

But nearly every other "expert" (I said "NEARLY!) follows this basic philosophy and stands by it.

I’ll defend this as a myth until I die, but in the context of this program, I can see why it was added because the sessions ARE very short.

>>> 2.  The workouts I tested WERE very intense!

VERY fast paced and even though they’re short, they will kick your ass in some cases.

Fortunately, there’s an element of the program that uses "creative rest periods" that let you set your own pace so you don’t leave in an ambulance.

In any case, ANYONE can follow these workouts whether you’re young or old, beginner or advanced.

>>> 3.  One of John’s basic premises is that you need to stimulate as many muscle fibers as possible.

As those of you who just purchased my "Advanced Mass Building" program know, this is my latest "soapbox rant".

I was glad to see Jon echo my beliefs and the methods he uses DO in fact fall in line with how I teach my clients to accomplish this.

Jon goes into his methods in HOW he does this in his manual.

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Do I recommend "7-Minute Muscle"?

Yes and No…

Let me explain…

Jon’s methods are well researched and very intriguing.  (As I said…he cites over 100 references for his project!)

>>> I DON’T recommend this program if…

…you’re a total "gym junkie" and the thought of a 7-minute workout is the equivalent of just 30 seconds of "great sex".

You’ll be in and out of the gym in no time and for some, that just doesn’t cut it.

I personally don’t always feel like working out, but when I force myself to get to the gym, I feel like sticking around (kind of like sex after 40 ;-)

>>> I DO recommend this program if…

* You’re someone who is looking for a new "twist" to add to your training program and willing to take a different approach.

* You’re a busy professional, mom, student, or someone who just wants to "get the workout over with" and still see results.

* You’re over 40′ish (Jon IS over 40 and an expert of fitness at this age and above) and have come to the realization you can no longer training like you were 20.

Plus…the program comes with 7 VIDEOS to help teach you this method for each body part which is pretty cool!

So with a program this far "out of the box", the decision will be up to you.

It DOES make my "recommended" list because there ARE some people who really need a short, but effective workout because they really don’t have much time on their hands.

You can decide for yourself by checking out this short website at… http://7minutemuscle.atozfitness.com

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Take care lewis!
Your "Champion For The Average Joe & Jane",
The "Muscle Nerd" Jeff Anderson

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