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Mass Made Simple [Kindle Edition]

Dan John
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Book Description

What does it take to build solid power and size? Gaining lean body mass is the Holy Grail and the Lost City of Gold and the Atlantis of bodybuilding. It gets talked about a lot, but few seem to unlock the secrets. In the past few decades, Dan John, author of the bestseller, Never Let Go, has found the key to this enigma-It is based on a few principles, a few days a week in the gym and a few key movements.

It sounds simple because it is simple. But don't let simple fool you. This isn't easy. Set aside six weeks, prepare a gym bag to stock with food and enter the world of attaining lean body mass with Dan John as your guide.

Note: The print version of this book is spiral-bound, with the final 42 pages being a typeset training log with the exercises organized to match each workout in the book. In this electronic version, when you get to what would be page 121 in the print book, you'll be given a link to a printable PDF version of the training log pages.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 964 KB
  • Print Length: 160 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: On Target Publications (4 Dec. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006HXPR66
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #26,530 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent results, highly recommended! 30 Nov. 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
Completed Mass Made Simple last week and the results have been outstanding. I have added a reasonable amount of size, not easy for someone in their early 40s, but there's also been I direct carry over to the core lifts: Squat, Bench, Deadlift and Press. All have seen a marked increase in my 5 rep max over the 7 weeks it took me to complete. It is not an easy ride and you need a reasonable amount of will power, the final set of 50 squats is particularly unpleasant (don't plan much for the following hour or two), but the results speak for themselves.

The book however, is so much more than a just a weights program, the dietary tweaks were particularly helpful. And only 2 sessions per week (as I did it) helps for those with a busy schedule. Oh and a highly entertaining read as well!

I'm a fairly experienced lifter and have tried various different protocols and would recommend Mass Made Simple to any lifter regardless of experience as long as you can squat correctly.

I will definitely be return to this again.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Can't Gain Weight? Buy this Book 11 Jan. 2013
By nx
Format:Kindle Edition
Dan John has coached a vast number of college kids and helped them pack on mass. Most will start with "I cannot gain muscle", but in some simple steps they discover this is not the reality.

This book is not the best for gaining lean mass, but if you are not growing you should buy this book and learn from the experience. It will benefit you for the rest of your training life. A book that should be in the library of anyone looking to increase their muscle mass.

Especially good for American Football and Rugby players.
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5.0 out of 5 stars How I put on 28 pounds in 6 weeks 1 Feb. 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Weight - 28 pound gain, from 159 to 187. For me a 2 stone gain is absolutely incredible, been skinny all my life, this program puts weight on skinny people, if it worked for me it will work for you. I've put some fat on, but a hell of a lot of the weight is muscle. I can no longer wear boxers that dont stretch, I've outgrown all my work trousers (thighs and bum far too tight, waist a little tighter, but not too bad). Arms a lot bigger, pecs, shoulders and especially traps all noticably bigger. The only part of my upper body that hasn't got that much bigger are my lats, but my mid back (rhomboids, traps nd erecr spinals) look bigger and thicker. My whole torso just feels more solid now too, I feel that if I did the velocity diet for a month you'd actually see some abs, as opposed to looking like a malnurished refugee!

Bench press - did a bench lifetime pb of 90kg last week, if I tested it today I'm positive I would get to 95. First workout I found 60x5 really challenging, last workout I did 5 triples on 80, if I tested it today I'm positive I would get at least 5 good reps in, so an increase of 20kg in 6 weeks.

Complexes - loved doing these,I slightly regret not pushing the weight up a little, but on reflection the weight selection was propably spot on for my strength levels. Next time I do mms (and I definitely will) I'll make sure I'm strong enough to handle bigger weights on these, they give you a ton of time under tension, great for mass building.

Batwings - I'll do these for the rest of my life. I've got a typical skinny guy kyphotic posture, I'm sure thst doing these is starting to make me look better.

One arm presses: I used a 20kg kettlebell for every workout except one, where i used a 24kg.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Simple complexes 9 Mar. 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
This is a very good ebook that provides the writers system to build mass which I have found to be quite unique. Explains how to make variations to continue the routine over 12 weeks even though its a simple ebook you have to read carefully to take down the details. I do recommend to anyone who is looking to add some variation to there their years program. Give to a go!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another piece of genius from Dan John! 17 Feb. 2014
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I'll always pay maximum attention to anything Dan puts out there.
Readable, applicable and really simple to follow. No nonsense guide to adding some muscle.
The process will have you working hard in the gym and keep you totally focused on what works!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Buy this book! 2 Mar. 2015
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Simple and prescriptive, just do this and it works. I ask my training clients to order this book and it helps enormously. If you want size and or strength buy all Dan's books, you won't go far wrong.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant funny and simple to follow 10 Sept. 2015
By mike.s
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Brilliant funny and simple to follow, I have only just started the program on week 2 all I can say is it looks simple but boy is it demanding.
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5.0 out of 5 stars great read 7 July 2013
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This book is 5 stars if your startibg out or been personal trainibg a while it bresks evedything down and makes it eady to learn and read.
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