Ben Pakulski's Mi40 Review


Are you looking to pack on some mass? If so, you may be on the hunt for a good nutrition and workout program to help you do so. Enter Ben Pakulski’s Mi40. This program, designed by well-known pro bodybuilding Ben Pakulski claims to be one of the best in terms of helping you get from point A to point B.

Ben Pakulski

Now hold up. Before you take one look at Ben and think this is the program for you, remember, Ben himself has used all sorts of ‘extra’ supplements to attain the body he has. If you plan on being natural and doing this program (and you should!), you may be in for slightly different results.This is a classic case where what you see is not always what you get.

Now this said, let’s not rob Ben of all credibility here. Ben Pakulski does have a degree in Kinesiology and Biomechanics and has trained numerous top athletes before. Not all of these individuals were using the ‘extra’ supplements that he was and as such, he does have a proven track record of getting people results.

So number one, go in knowing that you may not come out looking just like Ben, but rather, build an appreciable amount of muscle while learning some quality principles of nutrition and exercise. If that sounds appealing to you, read on….

What Is Mi40

Mi40 is a program that is based around four key factors including time under tension, neurological overload, proper range of motion, as well as the ability to increase your muscle torque produced. As you’ll see when you look through his manual, everything is focused around the number 40.

You’ll take 40 seconds to complete each set, 40 seconds of rest in between, keep your workouts to 40 minutes, include 40 different exercises, and do the program for 40 days total. Now, this is a bit of a fancy marketing scheme – the 40 everything but it is based around scientific concepts and should work for the average trainee. When you purchase Mi40, you are going to receive:

  • The 40 Day Mass Intelligence Training Manual
  • The 40 Day Mass Consumption Nutrition Manual (a key element of the puzzle that is overlooked by too many other programs out there)
  • The 40 Day Mass Instruction Workout Videos
  • The 40 Day Mass Proportions Exercise Execution Guide (great for those who don’t have a personal trainer and want to know how to do an exercise correctly!)
  • The 40 Day Mass Prescription Printable Workout Sheets
  • The 40 Day mass Pursuit Calendar
  • The 40 Day Mass Supplement Stack Protocol (note that only natural substances are included here)
  • The Size Secrets Audio Interrogation

All in all, you are equipped with quite a bit of info in this one program. It’s nice that Ben has included both nutrition and training information to give you the complete package. He also doesn’t push a lot of fancy supplements or specific brands either, so that’s nice to see from a marketing standpoint.

Some of these programs will have you purchasing hundreds of dollars’ worth of product in order for them to work and that is after you’ve already bought the program.

It’s the same system that has helped Ben Pakulski become one of the top 15 ranked pro bodybuilders in the world

That is not the case with Mi40. The supplements he recommends are proven to work and can be purchased for a cost-effective price. Most of the users doing this program will likely in fact already have used them before.

Who Is Mi40 Best Suited For?

So who should use Mi40? This program, while can be done by the brand new beginner, is probably best suited to someone who has been exercising for at least 6 months before. It’s good to have a base level of weight training conditioning behind you as the program is going to take you through a high level of intensity.

By having some experience, your body will be primed to perform optimally. It’s a great program for someone who is dedicated to exercising regularly and making changes with their nutrition plan. Note that you do not need to have a PhD in nutrition to understand the program however or be a master chef.

Ben has made it quite simple and even has provided complete meal plans so if you have very little kitchen experience at all, you’ll still be able to follow the plan.


“Transformed from the inside out since starting MI40!”

Stephen before
Stephen After

Here’s the real transformation since I started training with MI40… Before stats Cholesterol: 280 Body fat: is “diary cream” a number? Joint issues: inflammation in right shoulder, left elbow, left knee Testosterone: 225ng/dl After stats Cholesterol: 200 (no longer taking statins) Body fat: 11% Joint issues: none Testosterone: 625ng/dl (yes still natural).

As you can see, I was headed down a very dark path, most likely towards a heart attach in my late 30’s. I have never once regretted paying for the MI40 programs or camps because it’s a hell of a lot cheaper than paying medical bills to fix injuries, or paying for a casket… Pride is probably the #1 reason that people do not see the results they desire.

They’re just too damn proud to admit that what their doing is wrong, or that their training is inadequate for their goals. Admitting to myself that I needed to find help was the greatest decision to date.

Stephen Powers Ohio USA

“Dropped 10 pounds of body fat while getting stronger!”

Dominic before
Dominic before
Dominic after
Dominic after
I started the program at 100kg and around 13% body fat. My current stats having finished the program are 95.8kg and 10% body fat. The best thing about this program and following the MI40 principles in general is that I have been able to lean out and lose body fat but my strength has actually increased as well! All my lifts have improved significantly whilst at a lighter weight.
Taking the time to fully understand active ranges of motion and consistently working on time under tension has also been able to improve my muscle activation and caused me to reach my goals and get into great shake in just 6 weeks! I’m now incredibly excited to get started on the MI40 Extreme program and keep the improvements coming. Tim etc smash some more goals and make myself better! Thank you MI40!
Dominic Ainsworth Halewood, Liverpool, England

“WOW! Check out this transformation!”

Emily before
Emily before
Emily after
Emily after
Training with Ben is not only an education in bodybuilding, but a wholistic learning experience, as he focuses on every aspect of the sport. His health and wellness-centered approach is refreshing and he can ALWAYS explain the “why” behind every instruction. The gains I’ve experienced have been phenomenal, I’ve never looked and felt better! Emily Chomyshyn

“74 Year Old Is Still Pushing The Borders!”

Aimo before
Aimo before
Aimo after
Aimo after
Thank you very much for your intensive help for us to develop our bodies, Ben! I was expecting really wonderful results in power and stamina, not only bodily, but especially in the up, mental power and ability to keep on training,although it was not easy. First I felt myself not capable of going through the program, because of my age, 74 years. But I fell in love with the idea of going beyond the borders, I earlier had in my imagination. I must use a little more time in workouts than 45 years ago, but I enjoy being tested with weights. Recuperation needs time! I even lost 5 training sessions because of my stomach letting nothing in nothing out for a few days, but found out, that the extra rest let me recuperate fully, so I continued training after receiving a package of VITARGO, the wonderful Swedish product, which gave me the needed power to go on. It was too hard to even think to quit! I especially loved squats and leg extensions, finding a new side of myself in liking hard work with heavier weights. I think that the biggest benefit of MI40 has been, that my sore shoulder joint and both elbows have somehow been healed. No more pains, for which I am very thankful. This whole program has been a nice possibility to learn new and very effective ways to go beyond the old and very familiar methods of building a human body. Thank you very much for your efforts to be my coach and teacher, Ben. I appreciate it very much in deed! MOTIVATION means RESULTS! Your Finnish friend, Aimo Ruoho, Torrevieja, Alicante, Spain

“Who says muscle mass programs are just for guys?”

Shari before
Shari before
Shari after
Shari after
Who says a muscle mass program isn’t going to give you a lean, sexy, shapely body? Who says you can’t build muscle if you’re over 40? I’m Shari Fitness, I’m 47 years old, and I’m here to tell you that not only is the MI40 Program great for guys, but it’s great for women too regardless of your age. As a fitness professional and fitness blogger, I try out and review all the latest workout programs and I know which ones are hype and which ones are the real deal. Hands down, I give Ben Pakulski’s (aka B-Pak) MI40 Mass Building Program two thumbs up!!! I loved all the workouts in the program, loved how Ben’s use of NOS training really challenged me and helped take my body to the next level. In just a few short weeks, using Ben’s MI40 program, I gained 5 lbs of lean, sexy, shapely, metabolic, fat burning muscle which helped me re-shape my body. I’m very happy with the results I got from this program and I know you will too! Shari Fitness Fitness Professional Fitness Blogger Creator of Fit Talk News

“Del Monte Re Models His Entire Physique With Coach Ben”

Vince before
Vince before
Vince after
Vince after
I seeked Ben out in November of 2010 to help me add some serious size and we did just that. I climbed from 214 lbs to 227 lbs in just 2 months and that was after 8 years of training myself. Next goal? Earn my WBFF Pro Card. Over 15 weeks Ben get me absolutely shredded and brought me from 227 to 195 lbs and low 4% body fat. I earned my Pro Card! Next stop? World Championships! In prep for Worlds, Ben introduced his NOS system & 3-Phase Nutrition System which helped me GROW INTO my show while in a caloric deficit! Intentions dramatically improved the density of my arms, hamstrings, back, abs and shoulders. My body has never looked better or felt better and I feel in absolute control of my results. Bringing Ben’s expertise into the equation contributed to busting my plateau and I’m thrilled that he’s able to share his world-class, time-tested and research-based info with you. It’s almost SCARY how fast my body changed when introducing Intentions & NOS! Working with Ben will be the BEST decision you ever make. If not, I’ll refund your investment myself! Make it happen!” Vince Del Monte Hamilton, ON, Canada

Frequently Asked Questions

I’m an interested female. Will this work just as fast for me?

Some females have had the most outstanding results! Hormone regulation is probably even more important for women looking to build muscle and get lean, than it is for men. The techniques in MI40-Foundation allow you to optimize hormone levels through proper, intense training, and nutrition concepts such as my trademark Three-Phase Nutrition protocol that transforms your body like nothing else.

Are there any downsides to MI40-Foundation?

It’s addictive! Forty different workouts in total! The only downside to the program is that it requires hard work, focus, and commitment to get the greatest results possible. Just like anything else in life, what did you expect? If you were to apply only 1/10th of the methods in MI40-Foundation, you would still experience dramatic results. Intent alone will pack on slabs of muscle for years to come.

What if the program doesn’t work for me?

If you READ this program, WATCH the ONLINE VIDEOS, and can FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS, there is NO DOUBT it will work for you and for everyone who puts in an honest effort. I am SO sure that it works for every single person who follows it that I will offer a complete money-back guarantee: no questions asked. I don’t think I could be any more fair, could I? I sincerely look forward to working with you and helping you achieve your dream body. I’ll see you on the other side!

What exactly is Mi40-Foundation and why is it so effective?

MI40-Foundation is the culmination of all of the most effective shortcuts I have ever come across and developed to build muscle and get lean in less time. It’s radically different from anything the popular bodybuilding websites and magazines teach and was “birthed” from my exhaustive education from the world’s brightest doctors, therapists, and performance coaches.

The mechanism behind the effectiveness of MI40-Foundation are NOS ™ & using conscious intent. NOS stands for Neurological Overload Sets and contributes to muscle growth and to the overcoming of plateaus. It’s THIS set that ensures you never walk out of the gym wondering, “Did I do enough?” and on the flip side it ensures you never worry, “Did I over-train?” Intent teaches you how to “feel” your muscles when going heavier and heavier presents more risk than reward.

It is the ideal tool to exhaust your muscles safely. The number forty has been proven to be the ideal amount of time for virtually every muscle-building variable: everything from the length of time it takes to adapt to a new program, workout length, set length, rest period length, best-foods, and best-exercises. Every aspect that is missing in your training is contained here for long-lasting gains.

To whom do you recommend the Mi40-Foundation program?

MI40-Foundation is the perfect program for anyone looking to improve the quality of their time in the gym and improve the appearance of their physique. In short, it’s strategically designed to get big and lean in less time.

Can I follow Mi40-Foundation if I need to lose fat?

You SHOULD be following MI40-Foundation if you want to lose weight. This is the most optimal way to train, for someone looking to change their body composition; i.e., increase lean muscle mass and burn fat mass because it is brief, intense, and harnesses the power of your fat-burning hormones.

MI40-Foundation is not circuit-style weight training, which can certainly help you lose weight but will not shape and sculpt your appearance as effectively as intense and direct muscle work. In short, if you want to appear muscular and ripped, MI40-Foundation is calling your name.

What if I’m not a “young buck” — will this work if I’m considerably older?

Age is a number. I know guys in their 60s in better shape than most 25 year olds. The trick is to maximize your efficiency in the gym, and spend more time recovering from short, intense workouts. Brief, yet still intense, workouts will accumulate LESS INFLAMMATION.

Is there any age “too young” if interested in Mi40-Foundation?

I would never morally recommend that anyone under the age of 15 engage in an intense workout regime. Beyond that, the age at which you are mentally able to approach learning new training techniques and concepts without an ego, is the right age. For some, this may be 16; for others, 45 may be too soon.

I’m a complete beginner and wondering if I should try this program?

Although the concepts set forth in this program are designed to be more advanced, the basic principles in this program can and should be applied to anyone that steps foot in a gym.

The exercise execution guide and online videos are crystal-clear and demonstrate how to perform every move safely and efficiently. MI40-Foundation combines over one hundred thousand dollars of graduate and post-graduate education into one system. MI40-Foundation will be your finest learning experience ever.

How many 40-day cycles can I do consecutively?

ONE! MI40-Foundation is hard. It will demand a lot of your body. Your muscles will be exhausted and your nervous system will be overloaded. That’s the point of the program. The gains you make after the program will exceed that of any program you have ever encountered.

This is one of the greatest features of MI40-Foundation. You will grow while you’re on it AND continue to grow for months afterward because you have trained your nervous system to recruit a greater number of motor units and thereby contract MORE MUSCLE! In essence, MI40-Foundation will make all your future workout programs work faster and better.

What kind of supplements are involved in Mi40-Foundation?

I have made recommendations based on improving performance, maximizing natural testosterone, speeding recovery, and something that I am HUGE on — reducing inflammation. Some of my recommendations will be familiar; many you may not know about and are often overlooked but just as effective. The less-common nutritional supplements are the ones you NEED to know about and you’ll find out what the best are from A-Z, for each of your main fitness goals.

What are the advantages to the Mi40-Foundation program?

Precision means that every detail has been meticulously calculated into the program; nothing has been left to random-chance. The workout length, set length, rest period, exercise selection, exercise order, food selection have all been calculated into the program. Everything! STRUCTURE is in reference to the forty individual workouts in MI40-Foundation.

Each week you rotate through different exercises so you’re not following the same 7-day workout 6 times (40 days). Every workout is a new and refreshing experience! It just seems like a no-brainer to be able to go into the gym and KNOW that you’re doing the right thing to build muscle and will not leave thinking, “Did I do enough?”, or, “Did I overtrain?”. Say goodbye to those uncertainties forever.

Is Mi40-Foundation downloadable or shipped to my house?

For the next 60 days, it is available by download only, and after your order is complete, you can transfer everything from my website to your computer. It’s brain-dead easy and I’ll show you how, in case you’re not great with computers!

Since the demand is high and people want results NOW, I’ve decided to release MI40-Foundation as a digital program and to make it as accessible to as many people as possible. This gives me an extra 60 days to create a hardcopy version of MI40-Foundation that will be available to those who want a hardcopy version at a later date.

Please note, the hardcopy version will be at least TWICE as much as the current sale price. Order now! If I delayed the release of MI40-Foundation any longer I think I would start getting hate mail. LOL!


  • Based around scientific concepts that do work
  • Contains a lot of information for those who like to know the ‘why’s behind what they are doing
  • Is based on real world results that he has obtained with other natural athletes and clients before
  • Is relatively easy to follow
  • Comes with video instruction for those who may not be completely sure how to do a particular exercise
  • Should produce results in a wide variety of individuals with different body types


  • Some of the claims made by the book are a little much – most people will not get results quite as quickly as he claims they will
  • If you don’t like a lot of reading, you may feel slightly overwhelmed with the book. Note that you don’t necessarily have to read the book fully through though to do the workout program

The Verdict

All in all, the Mi40 product is one that you should be able to do from start to finish and see pretty good results. It’s not too challenging to figure out and it will challenge your body to get fitter, stronger, and more muscular.

The nutrition manual will also teach you basic nutritional concepts that you can then use for the rest of time as well, so think of this as a long-term educational program.

If you are serious about sticking with a program and looking for a lot of guidance with video instruction, chances are, you will be very happy with your purchase of this program.


To sweeten up your purchase from us!

Email to us your purchase receipt to and we will personally send you this free eBook ‘Ben Pakulski’s 5 Tricks to Immediately Double Your Gains‘ as our token of appreciation! This eBook seriously promises you to double your gains in half the time!

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