Your "Inner Circle"
From: Tom Venuto
So you've ordered the Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle (BFFM) book (or you have the book in your hands already), and you're ready to start your journey...
Before you start burning, I've got one more thing to share with you.
Make sure you read every word on this page, because with one click, you could - literally - change your life.
Here's why: With your new copy of the "Burn The Fat, Feed the Muscle" book, you've got what I like to call...
They're like four legs of a chair that put you on a far more solid path to success right away than any "diet" you've tried in the past, right from the start...
You've got the right cardio... the right strength training... the right nutrition... and the right mindset, all at your fingertips.
And I used to think these four elements included everything I could offer to help people change their bodies forever.
But here's what I discovered through seven years of working with hundreds of people one-on-one, and ten years of reaching thousands more online with "Burn The Fat"...
... an element that over and over again proves to be the "missing link" between feeling like you're in one long tedious fight for every lost inch and pound... and permanent success that transforms you from the inside out.
That Fifth Element is the power of your own "inner circle" of influence.
Let me explain how this hidden "circle of influence" is already affecting you right now, and...
When I started out as a personal trainer and coach at health clubs and gyms - working with people one-on-one or in small groups... I saw the same two things happen over and over again.
First, there were a frustrating few people who had access to all "Big Four" legs of the stool cardio and strength training, nutrition and inner game mental training who STILL did not achieve their goals
Second, there would always be two clients who had access to all the same info and tools, and yet days, weeks or months later, one of them would have achieved "good" results, while the other achieved outstanding results.
I made it my mission to discover this "hidden" factor that sabotaged some people's results, and supercharged the achievements of others. And I stumbled on something more powerful (and simpler) than I thought possible.
Chances are, you already feel this Fifth Element at work, just like you feel gravity pulling you toward the ground.
It's the reason why 80% of people who lose weight gain it back... the reason why many spend up to $100 an hour or more on personal training rather than "go it alone"... and the reason I get questions like this one nearly every day:
"There's something in my head that doesn't want me to change, even though I want to. How do I make that change? I know what to do, it's just being able to do what I know. Why is it so difficult to stick with it? Why do I slip so often? What do I have to do in order to stay with it long enough to make the BFFM program a life long habit?"
So if you've ever felt like there's "something" resisting every effort you make to change, know this: you'e not alone, and...
The differences I saw between "good" and "great" had nothing to do with genetics or how hard they trained, or how much they "wanted it"... just the support and feedback (good or bad) everyone gets from their social "inner circle" - whether you're aware of it or not.
And the scientists are seeing it, too: A recent study published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine proved that both weight problems and solutions can be...
I'm not just talking about your family and close friends, either.
Your "inner circle" even includes people on the "fringes" of your life... people you might not even think could be "influencing" you...
The people at the restaurants where you eat the stores where you shop sitting around you at work even your friends on Facebook.
And science has shown this circle of influence defines our habits the things we just instinctively do all the time without thinking about it, any more than we think about breathing.
Are the people in your circle as committed to your goals as you are? Are they serious about their weight and their health?
What habits is this circle unconsciously "rubbing off" on you, good or bad?
How many pessimists, complainers, and critics are in that circle?
"It'll never work!"... "Have another beer!"... "One piece of cake won't hurt"... "Life's too short to be in the gym all the time - c'mon, live a little!"
It' no wonder many people successful or not end up feeling like changing their bodies (and their lives) is a battle from day one
After all, anything seems hard if you're fighting your unconscious habits.
It's like trying to go from zero to 60 in your car with one foot on the brake pedal.
The same thing happens if you're trying to fight the habits you're "picking up" from your inner circle.
Don't get me wrong, though. This is NOT "bad" news... because it also means...
Can Be Amazingly Powerful...
When you make an effort to shape the inner circle that’s already surrounding you, hidden in plain sight...
It's like you finally get the power to DECIDE what "habits" you want.
I can say this without a shred of hype simply because I've seen it so many times...
Bring the right people into your "inner circle" - and WHAM!
Melting away inches and pounds... keeping up with your most ambitious goals... even the way you handle stress... all gets easier.
It's as if you finally release the brake pedal - and while you were moving forward before, powered only by the Burn The Fat "Big Four"...
Now you literally blast off, full speed ahead.
If "Burn The Fat" gives you the four "legs" of the chair...
... think of this new Fifth Element like the "back" of the chair that supports you and lets you finally relax right through your biggest obstacles and plateaus.
Of course, I realize it's not always easy to change your circle of influence.
As much as they want the power of the Fifth Element working for them and not against them, most people don't want to change their whole social life to make that happen.
The good news is, you don't have to - because I'd like to invite you to join the "inner circle" I've spent over 7 years building and growing for you...
We, the 4,509 current (active) members, myself, and my "faculty" of experts call it...
And if (as the scientists believe) we’re pretty much the average of the people we surround ourselves with everyday, online and off...
There's no better way to stack the odds in your favor than by joining us.
Just like I am every day, I think you’ll be surprised and delighted by the unique and inspiring energy of thousands of people from hundreds of different backgrounds, all propelling each other toward their goals.
It's not some online version of "The Biggest Loser" full of people who are all in way better shape than you, though...<
In fact, if this Inner Circle had a motto, it would be this...
Become better than you used to be, not better than someone else.
That's why you'll see people at practically every imaginable level of fitness photo-op success stories and raw newbies alike participating and supporting each other side-by-side
The truth is, a community like this is so powerful, I’ve got a little confession to make
I created this almost as much for me as for you.
Even as a bodybuilding champion and top-selling fitness author, I realized a long time ago I need the power of this "Fifth Element" working for me as much as anybody else...
I’m kind of a shy person though, believe it or not, and my circle of friends aren't all a bunch of fitness supermen, either
So I like having a "safe" place behind-the-scenes to hang out, share my best advice, and get motivated, and the Burn The Fat Inner Circle is the only place I've ever found online to give me all of that.
It’s the reason you’ll see me jumping into practically every forum thread, answering your questions on members-only podcasts, and serving you up with my best ideas every month, including
- Updated Burn The Fat training routines, so you never hit a plateau or get bored
- Personal direct access to me (to "ask anything you want")...
- Interviews with guest experts (and access to my "faculty" of fitness and nutrition pros)...
- Zero-bias impartial reviews of just about every supplement on the market (finally you’ll be able to tell the few winners from the many "duds" at a glance)...
- Members-only online tools and calculators (like the one that instantly spits out the exact nutrition facts for thousands of common foods - even the ones that almost never have labels!)
- Burn the Fat Meal Planner (NEW!) push-button software that creates and saves meals, recipes, and entire daily meal plans... custom designed by our progammers to work perfectly with the Burn the Fat program (it even recommends "Burn the Fat approved" foods for you!)
- Body Transformation CONTESTS with incredible prizes, such as all-expenses-paid vacations to Maui, Hawaii ...
- Your own (optional) page on the site where you can upload your own photos and stories, and even keep a blog...
- Member progress journals and essays (where literally thousands of members share their inspirational stories and some of their own secrets to success)...
- and much, much more. Far too much to try to tell you about here on this page.
And I'm not even going to try, because the bottom line is, there’s no one thing that makes this Inner Circle what it is for me and the thousands of members who make it a kind of online second home.
It's the support... the accountability... the motivation... the contests... and the feeling of community that all combine into this "Fifth Element" in a way more effortlessly powerful than you would have imagined...
... until you see it for yourself.
And because I firmly believe that the more people who come together in this Inner Circle, the greater the leverage for everyone...
Because even though personal access to me would normally run you at least $250 an hour, and one-on-one coaching with me would set you back at least $995 (if it was even available at all)...
and even though I've been told many times (by paying members) that even the regular monthly cost of the Inner Circle is too low...
You're not going to pay the "regular" price.
You don't even have to pay a big lump sum...
Instead (for now, while this rate lasts) you can trade just $9.95 for access to the Burn The Fat Inner Circle for the entire first month...
That's putting the power of the Fifth Element squarely on your side, giving you access to me, along with everything else you find inside for just 33 cents a day!...
without even leaving your home.
Again, though, this is an exclusive one-time opportunity ONLY for my new Burn The Fat book customers.
You may never see this deal again.
I know that might feel like I’m putting pressure on you, and that's why I want to take that pressure right back off your shoulders with my...
Here's my promise, in writing:
See the Burn The Fat Inner Circle for yourself today...
Explore, participate and benefit all you want for a full 60 DAYS...
And when those two months are up, either do nothing and keep the full value of your exclusive deal...
...or use my direct private message address you'll find inside to tell me it's not for you (or just tell customer service, no explanation required).
Either way, there's no room for regrets just the very real possibility of changing your life right here, right now...
I'll see you there,
P.S. A BIG part of what's made "Burn The Fat" a bestseller for 10 years straight (while an endless stream of "diet" products has come and gone) is the community...
... and it's no secret those who participate in the Inner Circle also become the biggest "shock and awe" success stories.
How do I know for sure? Because Burn The Fat Inner Circle members tell me so!
Over and over, year after year, men and women of every age, from every walk of life have shared how the Inner Circle LIFESTYLE has completely changed their lives.
These are the people who end up proudly sharing before and after photos with startling and exhilarating transformations Inner Circle influencers like Audrey and Scott
|"I Lost 75 Lbs of Body Fat, Gained 7 Lbs of Muscle, Lost 12 Inches Off My Waist And Went From a Size 22 To a 6!"
"I lost 75 pounds of body fat, and gained about 7 pounds of lean body mass. I've lost 12 inches off of my waist and went from a size 22 to a 6. And I've probably delivered about 50 bags of clothes to Goodwill.
- Audrey Eickwort, Inner Circle Member,
|"I Dropped 27 Pounds And 14% Body Fat... And Never Dreamed I'd Put On So Much Muscle Mass At My Age"
"I was probably in the worst shape of my life. I was completely run down all the time. I lacked energy. I was under quite a bit of stress at home and at work. I was 27% body fat when I began. I was about 232 pounds. I was wearing a size 36 pants, about to go to 38. That was the realization that I had to do something.
- Scott Holmes, Age 50, Inner Circle Member
Remember, to have these people in your circle of influence all it takes is ONE CLICK:
If you're wondering how a simple online "social community" can really be so life-transforming for so many people read just a few of these recent un-solicited comments from current Inner Circle members (have you ever heard feedback like this about any public "forum" before?)
"There has been no other resource I've ever found that can even compare to the level of detail and understanding that the Burn The Fat, Feed the Muscle e-book gives. And the Inner Circle... it's a wealth of information and resources at your fingertips and an entire online community of people who are there to offer their encouragement and support. You only get one body and one life and you are so worth it!" - Olivia Violet Robinson, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"A HUGE channel of support has been here, with the other Burn the Fat members. Without all of them, completing my challenge would have been near impossible. I never at any single moment felt alone. I knew all I had to do was post a message here on the forum and within an hour someone, a familiar face, or a new one would reply, offer genuine or helpful comments." - Carl Radley, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"When I started the Burn The Fat program I was 280 lbs. My body fat% was over 39%. Now 8 months later my weight is 195 lbs and my BF% is around 12%. WOO HOO! LOOK AT ME! With my Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle "bible"; and the priceless support and encouragement from everyone at the Inner Circle, I'm turning it up a notch or two and now working hard on achieving my goal of 6-8 BF%. To Tom and everyone at the Inner Cirle... I THANK YOU ALL -Michael, Inner Circle Member
"I got Tom's Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle when it was an e-book years ago and STILL refer to it often - rereading chapters and reinforcing what I've learned. Now there's an internet community for us to connect, share, and learn with each other...to inspire each other. It's awesome! Thanks!" - Patricia, Inner Circle member
"I've lost 34 lbs over the last 4 months with Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle, and now that I've found the Inner Circle, I'm going to STAY fit. Great Web site!" - Scot, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"I could not have made it without "THE FIFTH ELEMENT" Having a forum to exchange ideas and share successes is more helpful than any well-stocked fridge. Some of the people there have helped me pull through more than any book I’ve ever read, often by simply saying 'I know how you feel, but I’m still here, so you can do it too.' Right now, my inner circle friends are the only people who really understand my goals, hopes and dreams. I can't express how much the Inner Circle and all of Tom V’s work has meant to me!" Dillon Bomer, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"Fellow board members who are very helpful and open with their own triumphs, tragedies, and transformations have been a continual source of advice and inspiration."-Jerrod Looney, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"Social support or teamwork is absolute a must! We are human beings and we were designed for each other. We need each other for support in every aspect of our lives. That's one of the reasons why I LOVE the Burn the Fat Inner Circle." -Tanny McDermott, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"Thank you to the whole Burn The Fat Inner Circle team for providing SO much amazing content - free of advertisers/sponsors! Truly a feat." -Kellie, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle works and the online community is spectacular. Tom has it all figured out if you pay attention. I can't wait for the next "Transformation challenge!"- Kim Steuver, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"I know of no other site/plan/challenge that comes close to the Inner Circle. The members of the inner circle amaze with their support and love. Tom and his guests provide the most realistic and intrinsic road map for people of all ages with varying goals to succeed." - Peter Gagne, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"This is priceless. To sum this up, I am never leaving the Inner Circle because it gave me my life back and improved my marriage 1000%. My wife, Bryn, is living out loud. She loves her new life and body and is now considering competing in a Bikini contest. This Burn the Fat Inner Circle has allowed my wife and I to hit a big red 'reset button' on our lives and for that I will forever be grateful. I consider everyone here in the Inner Circle a big winner and I thank everyone for contributing to "hands down" the best community on the internet."- David Kosack, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"The very best thing is the amazing support I got from the Inner Circle and my teammates. Whenever I would feel myself wanting to cheat or skip a workout I'd think about not letting them down. It is the best motivation ever to have friends spurring you on. There is no online community better than this one! Thank you Tom and all the staff! The Inner Circle helps make us great!" -Dave Spivak, Inner Circle member
"No book on exercise or nutrition ever made much sense to me until I got Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle. I'm looking forward to the same thing from the Inner Circle website, and with the Inner Circle tools, I'm really looking forward to gaining additional insight/motivation on health and fitness beyond the book." - Casey, Inner Circle member
"I am 56-year-old Grandma of 4 from Queensland, Australia with a long standing enjoyment of gym work. It is amazing to be part of a worldwide circle of like-minded people." - Valerie, Inner Circle member
"When you combine the positive attitude of the members here with the knowledge, there is really no direction to go but winning." -Tim, Inner Circle Member
"I am really jazzed about the inner circle! I feel right at home here. Like minds, Like goals, Like problems, infinite solutions!" Lisa, Inner Circle member
"Many of my friends have asked how my girlfriend and I have both managed to stay in such great shape. You can only imagine the width of my big smile when I mention the Inner Circle, and the AMAZING benefits that come with having such an outstanding support network of driven people who share many of the same goals and motivations. There's something truly special about this online forum. I am extremely grateful to have gained a newfound sense of community. -Jeremy Scott Reed, Burn The Fat Inner Circle member
"Wow! I am so delighted by the energy of this community. There's such diversity, knowledge, compassion and honesty. Initially, I thought I'd be intimidated thinking everyone here was a hard body. And though many are (or will soon be!), I've realized from reading all the posts, that to get there, we're all taking the same journey. And it's from each member's journey and experiences I'm looking forward to learning and staying inspired.-Jenny, Burn The Fat Inner Circle Member
"They say surround yourself with successful people and you will be successful. I can't think of a better place to be than the inner circle to accomplish this. I was blessed last summer to find Tom's book and an invitation to join the challenge. I have never felt more motivation to become the best I can be." - Brenda Farley, Burn The Fat Inner Circle Member
...make nutrition a top priority, perform regular resistance training, incorporate some form of cardio, guard and strengthen our mind, support one another, enjoy the process, and focus on becoming the best that we can be and believing that we can and will continue to grow as individuals.
Although the blueprint is similar, we can still use and apply different tools. Although we are all following the incredible BFFM nutrition lifestyle, the type of resistance training programs can vary from person to person as well as the type of cardio but the blueprint is still the same.
As you mentioned, although we follow the same blueprint, we all face unique struggles. Having the opportunity to share in thousands of BTFIC members journey’s allows you to see these unique struggles and how each person rises to the challenge and uses this adversity to drive them forward. At this point it’s incredibly rewarding to celebrate and share in their successes and triumphs.
Tom, I believe that the type of people whom you attract to your Inner Circle and to your programs is a direct reflection of your values and character. I have never felt more welcome, more supported, more encouraged to become the best that I can be. I am inspired by every member.
Thank you for all that you do and for helping me continue to grow."
Burn The Fat Inner Circle Member and expert contributor