Tom Venuto’s Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle has been making waves on the internet this year. Is this workout system all it’s hyped up to be, or are you better off looking into other solutions? That’s the aim of this Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle review and hopefully all of the key questions you’ve had on your mind will be answered by the end.
Tom Venuto is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and wrote a 340 page book that he calls a “fat loss Bible”. Oprah Magazine has hailed it as “honest” (as pointed out here), which is always a great endorsement. His goal was to give you all the knowledge you’ll ever need when it comes to the medical science behind fat loss, muscle building, and proper nutrition.
With 340 pages of information, one of the biggest goals of BFFM is to show you how to lose body fat without getting rid of muscle in the process. You’ve probably gone through something like this in the past, or at least worried about losing muscle as you’ve tried to lose fat. I know I’ve lost weight doing cardio at the gym, expecting to come out of it with a shredded body. The reality always ended up being a little skinnier and scrawnier than I expected.
Through the well explained science of muscle growth and weight loss and how they interact with one another, you’ll know how to prevent this from happening. Bulking up will only take you so far; the key to having a ripped body, six pack, and the rest of it has to do with keeping your fat levels down.
If there’s one thing to take away from this Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle review, it should be that Tom Venuto teaches you how people tend to react differently to carbohydrate intake, and your body may or may not be cut out for it. He’ll show you how to figure out what type of body you have and how to calculate your metabolic rate to figure out whether cutting down on your carbs may contribute to success. You may find that you need the carbs. This alone is one of the most valuable benefits of the book and could make the entire difference, assuming you’ve been doing everything else right as far as nutrition and the gym go. He’s also not very big on supplements, and you won’t need to rely on them as you follow his workout routine.
BFFM comes with a lot more too. There’s obviously a collection of muscle building exercises and workout routines you should do at the gym while participating in this routine (he’s a bodybuilder and gives you the exact blueprint that he follows himself, so there’s really no need to use a personal trainer at the gym). There’s also info on cardio routines that cut down on time spent, but maximizer your calorie burning rate during that time spent. There’s a lot on nutrition too, of course. You’ll be really surprised by some of the things you learn and how things you probably eat regularly really do have a negative effect on your body.
The bad things about Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle? For one, while the section with workout exercises tells you what to do, it doesn’t give you very detailed instructions about how to do the exercises. Assuming you have some experience in the gym, everything should be pretty obvious, but absolute beginners may want the step by step instructions. In this case, you can basically search for any of these things on Youtube and find out how to do them pretty easily. It’s also a really long book at 340 pages. Tom Venuto seems to be obsessed with detail. The text size is pretty big though, and lots of the pages are filled with images and diagrams, so it’s really not as long as it seems.
One last thing I should mention before I close out this BFFM review is that there’s a Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle members area that’s worth its weight in gold. Being able to interact with other people going through the same process as you is probably the best thing you can do to stay motivated and be successful. Seeing what other people are finding works for them, and having people around to answer questions makes it something definitely worth doing, especially since there’s a $1 trial price for joining the members area.
I really hope you come away from this with a better understanding about Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle. You can always drop me a question in the comments if I haven’t covered it all. Otherwise, I really do wish you the best of luck. Hard work always prevails in the end, especially when combined with the right knowledge.