My name is Ben Deane and I weighed in at 195.2 pounds this morning. While that might not seem like such a big deal, it certainly is for me, as I’ll explain below.
I started working with Kenny Tali of the Max Muscle store in Walnut Creek last November. At that time I weighed 242.2 pounds, which means today’s weigh-in signifies a loss of 47 pounds. What’s more amazing is that I’m sure I’ve added 20 or so pounds of muscle, making my fat loss even higher.
Kenny talked me into entering the MaxFormation contest, and I look forward to my pictures next month. Without sounding too cocky, I plan on winning this thing.
When I went in to see Kenny I was wearing an orthopedic brace on my right knee (technically called an “OA Unloader brace”) due to the advanced osteoarthritis in my right knee. I’ve had a number of surgeries on this knee in the past, including 2 in the last 30 months. I was in a very difficult position. All of the Dr.’s told me that, at my current size, the only way I could get pain relief in my knee was through a Total Knee Replacement. To make a long story as short as I can, I decided that rather than trying an irreversible procedure, I would try their other recommendation, which was to lose weight and get more exercise. Now, I won’t lie to you and say that my knee doesn’t hurt anymore, but it certainly hurts MUCH less. In fact, I went on a 5-mile hike in the mountains with my sons 6th grade class last week. We climbed over 1,600 feet in a mile and a half. There’s no way this happened last year.
In addition to my knee problems, I have serious issues with one shoulder. I was a college athlete (baseball) and those years have taken their toll on me. What this means is that I have to be careful and avoid a number of exercises that others can do, just so I can stay in the game. By the way, did I mention that I recently turned 50???
I’m absolutely convinced that the supplements I take each day have allowed me to make such great progress over a relatively short period of time. What I’m currently taking is:
Doyle Rich Jr. is my personal trainer and he deserves a lot of the credit for getting me to where I am today. He makes sure my exercises are anatomically correct for someone with my issues and is always a positive, encouraging coach. I always feels better after I spend an hour with him, regardless of how many sets of abs he makes me do.
Since I’ve been working out and getting such good results, the coach of my daughter’s club volleyball team asked me if I would help out the program and run some conditioning sessions with the players, focusing on volleyball specific exercises. I run workout sessions 1-2 times per week and each player has shown great improvement in not only their game, but more importantly, in their stamina and overall fitness. I asked Doyle to come by a couple of times to really put the team through some intense workouts, and the players really liked it, so he usually comes by once a week or so. In addition to benefitting the team, this also gives me the opportunity to get another workout in, and to learn from a professional.
I never would have made it this far without all the support from Kenny & Doyle, as well as my family and friends, the latter having to put up with my new diet & exercise regimens.
I thought you might enjoy hearing another success story.
In March 2010 I had my testosterone checked after experiencing some physical issues and found that my level had fallen below the medically accepted reference range of 200. My Dr. wrote me a prescription for a testosterone gel that was going to cost $200/month and wasn't going to be safe to have on around women or children. I went to MM hoping they would have a product that could help. My Max Muscle certified nutritionist directed me to 2TX as a safe, natural, and affordable testosterone amplifier and spent time explaining the science behind the product. I began taking 3 capsules per day and by August, 4 months later, my testosterone had risen 100 points.
I had my level checked again In December, and even after reducing my intake to 2 capsules per day my level rose over another 100 points putting me well within the normal range at 422. Now I'm feeling great and back to normal.
I've even found that I'm seeing quicker results in my workouts which is encouraging. Thanks MM for making such a great product available. If you hesitate in buying this product you are really missing out and cheating yourself of maximizing your efforts both inside and outside the gym.
Regards, Robert White
With my 40th birthday fast approaching (oh the horror!) I’ve come to understand more clearly what my older clients were trying to explaining to me 10-years ago. Nowadays, when I wake in the morning I get the symphony of clicks and pops when getting out of bed.
Refusing to accept that I’m now considered middle-aged myself I try to convince myself that those noises aren’t from age, but from all the years of playing world class rugby, racing mountain bikes down a single track, or the variety of stupid stunts I’ve done to prove my manhood to my friends.
I definitely feel I’m in better shape than most my age, but I recently had to confess to my self that my workouts aren’t achieving the same “easy” results I was getting a relatively short time ago. I’ve therefore decided that I was in need of some supplementation.
And if you have been reading my posts, then you’ll already know, that I’m a big critic when it comes to supplements. Occasionally, however, I’ll come across a product that does what it says it’s going to do (which is the ONLY time I’ll recommend it).
I’d like to introduce you to 2TX by Max Muscle. Not only does this product work, but it is one of the very few that has blown me away!
What Exactly is Testosterone?
In men, testosterone is produced in large amounts by the testicles. In both men and women, testosterone is made in small amounts by the adrenal glands; and, with women, by the ovaries. The pituitary gland controls the level of testosterone in the body. When the testosterone level is low, the pituitary gland releases a hormone called luteinizing hormone (LH), which tells the testicles to make more testosterone.
Before puberty, the testosterone level in boys is normally low. Testosterone increases during puberty, which causes boys to develop a deeper voice, get bigger muscles, make sperm, and get facial and body hair.
Testosterone levels begin to decline starting at about your late 30’s, and will diminish at a constant rate thereafter. Steeper declines occur in unbound, or free testosterone. Most of the testosterone in the blood is bound to a protein called Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG). Testosterone that is not bound are called “free” testosterone.
What 2TX Does
This science-based formula is strategically designed to promote the powerful, natural testosterone mechanisms within the body, releasing testosterone from binding transport proteins, optimizing steroid receptor binding capacity, and blocking unwanted estrogen production to increase testosterone levels by 98%!
I’ve taken the 2TX for about 2-months now, and all I can say is….WOW!
Not only was I able to workout at intensity levels that I haven’t been able to reach for years, but my recovery time is amazing. If I get sore, I only feel that way the next day after my workout, and it’s never been that bad. After that first day, I don’t feel the soreness any longer, and I’m able to have an incredible workout the following day.
Now, I should mention that this isn’t the only supplement that I’ve been taking recently. When I was first introduced the 2TX by Jack Bither at the Cupertino, CA. Max Muscle he also suggested that I take it with Max ZMA at night. I’ve also included a liquid Amino Acid and Glutamine along with my normal healthy eating.
However, I had started by taken each product separately so I could learn how it felt and effected me. With the 2TX I began by taking the recommended does of 3 pills in the morning, and 3 more 6-8 hours later. After about three day of it building up in my system it made me feel like I let loose the lion within!
At 5’8” and 170 pounds this dosage was great for my workouts, but I found myself being a bit more aggressive, or edgy while I was at work. I decided to cut back, and take 2 pills in the morning and afternoon (4 total). This has worked out great for me, and the Max ZMA really helps me sleep great at night.
In fact, they have worked so well that my wife has gotten very jealous at how intense I now exercise, and at how fast she is seeing results. However the 2TX is not recommended for women, so I’ll have to discover something else for her to use. Sorry ladies, but I’ll let you know if I find anything. You can however take the Max ZMA as my wife has begun to do.
The 2TX doesn’t come very cheap either. It will cost you about $70 per bottle, and if you use the 4 pills per day like me, it will last you about 3-weeks. Otherwise, if you go with 6 pills per day it will last about 2-weeks. But-It-Works!
If you live in the Cupertino, CA. area, I highly recommend visiting Jack Bither who is the owner. He is very professional, and has some of the best customer service I’ve seen in a while. Thanks for all your help Jack!
Live Healthy – Be Free,
“My Max Muscle certified nutritionist directed me to 2TX as a safe, natural, and affordable testosterone amplifier and spent time explaining the science behind the product.”
“I’ve taken the 2TX for about 2-months now, and all I can say is….WOW!”