Joey Vaillancourt Fitness

The Beginner’s Fast Track Guide To Building Muscle Part 1: Developing The Fitness Fundamentals

October 15, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 14 Comments 

If you are a complete beginner or just getting started into fitness then this is going to be one of the most helpful articles you ever read to fast track your success and get you well on your way to seeing some great results.

I came up with this idea for an article after receiving countless questions from beginners and seeing a pattern in the questions being asked.

Although you will not…

Sample Muscle Building Meal Plan Workout Days

September 9, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 17 Comments 

If you are interested in building muscle, listen up because this meal plan will contribute to a high percentage of your success in the coming weeks.

Sure, workouts are necessary to build muscle, but I continue to see people who simply don’t take the nutrition side of things seriously.


You cannot fall under the impression that you don’t  need to focus on nutrition when building muscle.

That’s like trying to fill a high performance vehicle…

7 Fast Ways To Bust Any Plateau and Gain Muscle

August 25, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 15 Comments 

If you have never hit a training plateau, consider yourself lucky! Eventually everyone will inevitably run into a point in their training when they have a stop in their progress whether it’s to gain muscle, increase strength or just overall performance.

A training plateau is a time when you are no longer progressing in your workouts. You may have simply stopped being able to add more weight to your sets, or perhaps…

New Video and New 5 Tips Article for Maximum Growth

July 6, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 10 Comments 

I recently updated my videos with a new format.

Let me know what you think!? Leave a COMMENT.

I’d love to know what you think…like it or hate it?!


Then be sure to check out my latest article where I talk about 5 ways to properly stimulate muscles for maximum growth.

If you were ever curious about tapping into the mind and muscle connection, then this is your lucky day :)

I can promise you, these will help…

Why Do You Want Muscle?

May 25, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 221 Comments 

Last night, I was completing a small framing project that showcased a sort of collage of pictures and momentos from my win at the 2010 FAME Central Championships.

As I sealed up the back of the frame and hung it on the wall, I took a step back and peered at the picture frame for about 2 minutes in complete disbelief…

Was that really me? Did I really do that?

FAME Competition

The last few…

5 Week Transformation: Week 2 – Episode 4

May 17, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 29 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 2 – Episode 3

May 17, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 5 Comments 

In this week’s episose, learn about the specific training phase of week 2 in the Bones To Buff Program.


Be sure to let me know what you think of the video and if there is a specific bodypart you would like to see trained, just leave a comment :)


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 · 7 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…

My Next 5 Week Transformation Using Bones To Buff

May 1, 2010 by Joey Vaillancourt · 25 Comments 

Hey Everyone,

Its the weekend and I have some exciting news for you…

But first…

Hopefully you all had a very positive fulfilling week and now you can let go a bit an enjoy some much deserved time off.

I know I am…well maybe a little bit of work :)

I appologize for not updating the site as much over the last few weeks, but the competition set me back a bit and I needed…

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