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Part 2 – Muscle Building Meal Plan (rest day)

September 14, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 85 Comments 

Last week I put togeher a sample muscle building meal plan for your workout days.

Today, I am following up with part 2 of the sample Muscle Building Meal Plan for days when you are not working out.

You must change the way you eat on your off days because your energy output is not the same as your training days.

If you eat lots of carbs at night after a workout, that’s ok, but…

Protein Bioavailability Explained

September 2, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 9 Comments 

Everyone knows about protein or at least you should if you are serious about getting results to gain muscle or even to lose fat. Nutrition plays a vital role in both goals and protein’s are the building blocks and should be included in everyone’s meal plan on a daily basis. No exception.

If there was one nutrient you should focus on getting, it is protein.

Protein’s are used to build and repair muscle tissue.…

FREE Supplements Review Guide!

September 1, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 20 Comments 

 Supplements, supplements supplements…

Have you ever wondered which ones work, which are a waste of time or had any other questions that you could not get a good honest answer to?

Sure you could ask some guys at your local supplement shop, but how do you know they are not trying to just sell you on something?

Well, my good friend Rob King is a veteran of supplement knowledge and he actually owns his…

5 Ways To Pick the BEST Protein Powder

July 14, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 434 Comments 

Protein’s are the building blocks required to repair and grow muscle tissue when participating in any type of activity that breaks down muscle tissue including particularly in our case, progressive resistance training.

Examples of common protein rich food’s include chicken, beef, eggs, milk, cheese, fish and of course supplementary protein sources known as protein powders.

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There are protein’s found in potatoes, rice, pasta and nuts, but the majority of protein’s found in…

5 Week Transformation: Week 2 – Episode 4

May 17, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 28 Comments 

In Week 2, I did two episodes. I did a video of my shoulder training workout in episode 3 and in this episode, I explain the major benefits of doing early morning cardio while trying to build muscle and give you the training protocols to follow to optimize your muscle gain.

I will also share with you my top supplements including the best protein powder and other supplements for protecting against muscle loss during…

5 Week Transformation: Week 1 – Episode 2

May 10, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 20 Comments 

5 Week Transformation: Week 1 – Episode 2 ‘Setting the Bar’

This week’s episode featured the following:

- Week 1 Showcase of the Bones To Buff Exercise Program
- The Key Mass Building Exercises for Muscle Gain
- How to Deal with Failure
- A Variety of Exercises Including my 1RM Deadlift of 355lbs (new personal best)

- Weigh in this morning and I am up another solid 2lbs of lean mass!

Check it out:

 

Be sure to…

5 Week Transformation: Week 1 – Episode 1

May 3, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 4 Comments 

Hey Everyone,

I decided to show you exactly what the Bones To Buff Program can do!

I am putting myself to the test yet again for a 5 week transformation
using the same concepts, workouts and nutrition plans I lay out in the
Bones To Buff Muscle Building Manual

Watch the video for full details and watch for a weekly video episode showcasing the transformation.

Be sure to let me know what you would like to…

2010 FAME Centrals Fitness Model Champ!

April 21, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 29 Comments 

Well it is all over now!

About 8 months ago I took it upon myself to make the decision to compete in my first fitness model competition. I didn’t know which one I was going to pick exactly.

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(Im the one in the center :) )

Higher quality pictures and video will be loaded in the near future. These were taken on a cell phone camera so the quality is a bit low.

I didn’t…

2 Days before FAME Centrals – 3% Bodyfat and Reflections…

April 15, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 2 Comments 

Hey Everyone!

Well this is it…SHOWDAY.

Ok well its not officially until Saturday April 17th (this weekend at the FAME Centrals Championships but it is very close.

I finished my last workout on Wednesday morning and started to carb load immediately after and that meal was SOO GOOD!

I also had my body composisition taken on Tuesday just to see where I was at for my own records and I found out I was sitting…

Final Week Training Video and 2 FREE Recipes

April 11, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 23 Comments 

Well I am officially less than a week away from the FAME Central Championships today.

I am tired, grumpy, hungry and SOOO looking forward to eating Pizza after stepping off stage..and of course winnning :)

I am such bad cravings right now for every bad food out there.

The funny thing is, I never have cravings for the foods I want right now.

Just a side effect of strict dieting and the fact that my…

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