And as a society we do encourage that type of behavior because we seem to only look at the part of the iceberg that we can see, ignoring the submerged portion which might really be more important. Bottom line is that as a society we reward looks first and foremost. And this is no different when it comes to your physique and appearance. Basically looking good is now just as important for men as it is for women. Face it; most men want two things when going out:. Just buy the coolest treads, get a jazzy haircut or go for the shaved look… all real men are shaved you know!
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Embed Size px x x x x We live in a superficial world; most people will do anything to give theimpression or illusion of being something that they arent in hope of gainingrespect, adulation, admiration or other such things.
And as a society we doencourage that type of behavior because we seem to only look at the part ofthe iceberg that we can see, ignoring the submerged portion which might. If it looks the part then its good enough. Thatguy has a BMW, a fancy house and all the new techno gadgets money can. The guylooks like hes rich but in reality hes probably poorer than the average bum.
This is what I call the modified HondaCivic syndrome: when I walk around town I see all those young bucksadding flashy body parts, tinted windows, demonic logos and shiny mags totheir car, yet they rarely invest in their engine. Bottom line is thatas a society we reward looks first and foremost. And this is no differentwhen it comes to your physique and appearance. Not so long ago when men went out they might spend a few minutescombing their hair and made an effort to select the shirt that wasnt as dirtyas the others and that was it.
Now we have men going to the hairdresser right. Basically looking good is now just as important for men asit is for women. Face it; most men want two things when going out:. And in many circumstances focusing on clothing will work. Just buy thecoolest treads, get a jazzy haircut or go for the shaved look all real menare shaved you know! Howeverwhat happens when your amour of illusion your clothes arent there toimprove your image? When the clothes fly off?
Do you look good nekkid? You bring a smashing girl to your place; she was seduced by how great youlooked when you met her. You get ready to start to knoweach other when allof a sudden your armor falls off and, as Homer Simpson would say Look atthat flubber fly. You built yourself pretty high up and now youre sure to hitthe ground pretty hard when you fall of your pedestal sire! Both of us Anthony and I are first andforemost performance guys.
We bothcome from an athletic background football and Olympic lifting for me, rugby for Anthony and as such wecant help ourselves thinking that a body should not only look good, itshould be able to perform too. We dont want that flashy Civic with HP,we want the new Dodge Charger that can rip the asphalt off the ground! However we do understand that those who start to hit the weights do so onlyto look good.
They dont care if they can run a 4. We cant blame them; its the way society works nowadays. Withthat in mind we decided to come up with a book detailing how you can buildthe Greek God body you want. While we love to talk about improving. We will provide complete training,nutrition, supplementation and even performance-enhancing substances. This book will be adequate for both the natural trainee and the enhancedone. Each of Christians chapters will deal will the natural ways trainingand nutrition of improving your physique and will provide complete plansto reach your goals.
Anthonys chapters will be tagged after each of. Christians chapters and will provide advanced ways of making thetraining and nutrition plans outlined more effective. In the world of strength training there are several specific goals, reasons whypeople slave and sweat day-in and day-out lifting heavy things for the heckof it are we crazy?
Many of these goals are pretty much well defined andunderstood by most as theyve been around for a long time: gaining strength,. To that list of objective we now must add body transformation, acatchy term that is actually simple to understand.
But before we get into that,heres a table describing the different types of goals that peoples who train. Strength gains Consists of training to improve the capacities of themuscles to lift heavier weights. Can either be general, as in strengthening every muscle group forits own sake; or specific to a greater objective? Most of the time this type of training is accompanied by super-human eating in hope or gaining more bulk and strength.
Muscle building Consists of training with the objective of adding asmuch muscle mass as possible to your body. Once again, this could be either in its general form: gaining asmuch size as possible for its own sake; or specific to a greaterobjective like the off-season phase of a bodybuilding. While in an ideal world this bulking thing would occur withoutany fat gain, in reality most all-out muscle building phase leads tosome fat gain.
In most individuals a ratio is acceptable. This is another very common goal, especially nearing the summermonths and after the holidays. The objective is to lose a ton of fatin a short period of time. Most people make cardio training andcrash dieting the cornerstone of this objective and as a result tendto lose an equal amount of muscle as they do fat. They basically. Improving performanceConsists of using various training means to improvethe physical capacities needed to perform in your sport.
This is the broadest objective as it often requires the developmentof several physical capacities concurrently: strength, power, speed,agility, general endurance, specific endurance, etc. As a result. Getting in general shape Consists of training to improve well-being and health.
Normally revolves around the big three: cardio, resistancetraining and flexibility work. However most of the time, training isnot actually arduous or very serious, nor does it really need to be.
Body transformationConsist of using cardio, strength training, nutrition andsupplementation to transform the overall look of your. This is basically a combo of a fat loss and muscle buildingprotocol.
We do not want to simply lose fat: we want to lose fatwhile increase muscle mass, thus drastically changing the muscleto fat ratio. In simple words were talking about training to lookgood. There I stood, in disbelief. Hard to believe that I was actually dare Isay it? After all, I make a living getting peoples into great shape, yetthere I was, reminiscent of our good friend the Pillsbury Dough Boy! Andmyself having never been lean in my whole life, Ihad all but forgotten about one day getting.
View Download 89 Category Documents. That new guy, Christian Thibaudeau doesnt even look like he trains, why should I trust him? And as a society we doencourage that type of behavior because we seem to only look at the part ofthe iceberg that we can see, ignoring the submerged portion which might really be more important. Thatguy has a BMW, a fancy house and all the new techno gadgets money can buy he must be rich!
The guylooks like hes rich but in reality hes probably poorer than the average bum because of all the money he owes! Now we have men going to the hairdresser right before hitting the supermarket, selecting the right fuchsia tank top to fitperfectly with their brand new shirt unbuttoning said shirt just enough tolet that tank peak just right, giving that neglected look thats right, men now spend minutes adjusting their clothing in such a way that theylook neglected.
Face it; most men want two things when going out: 1. To impress and seduce women 2. And what about summertime? Yourmighty armor will be of little use at the beach, unless you want to be that weirdo wearing a three-piece Armani suit whileplaying beach volleyball! While we love to talk about improving performance, in this book we will focus on the methods and strategies thatwill help you gain muscle, lose fat and sculpt the physique that will makeyou stand out when showing some skin. We will provide complete training,nutrition, supplementation and even performance-enhancing substances plans to help you get the results you want as fast as possible.
Many of these goals are pretty much well defined andunderstood by most as theyve been around for a long time: gaining strength, building muscle size, losing fat, improving performance, getting in-shape whatever that means and, for most making friends while pretending to be training!
But before we get into that,heres a table describing the different types of goals that peoples who train with weights may have. Goal Description Comments Strength gains Consists of training to improve the capacities of themuscles to lift heavier weights. Once again, this could be either in its general form: gaining asmuch size as possible for its own sake; or specific to a greaterobjective like the off-season phase of a bodybuilding preparation, a bulking period for an underweight football player,etc.
In most individuals a ratio is acceptable however many misguided individuals end up gaining more fatthan muscle in hope of getting huge. Losing fat Consists of using a combo of weight training andcardio to shed excess body fat. They basically become smaller versions of themselves. Improving performanceConsists of using various training means to improvethe physical capacities needed to perform in your sport of choice.
As a result several different training means and methods are used weightlifting, plyometrics, ballistic training, GPP, agility work, etc. Body transformationConsist of using cardio, strength training, nutrition andsupplementation to transform the overall look of your body by changing the repartition of fat and muscle.
Damn you dough boy uttered I in disgust. My world came crashing down in a fewminutes. What was hard to accept was not the fact that Iwasnt a lean and muscular guy. I come from a family where adiposity reigns supreme. Jekyll Hyde - Christian Thibaudeau Documents. Jekyll and MrBlog Internet. The first book by Christian Thibaudeau and a classic strength training book. The Black Book includes informations that are applicable Documents. Sat, May 28, -?
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I might consider doing a bodybuilding show in the near future. I said that I would not do that again because I really have nothing to gain and everything to lose from it. BUT last time I competed I completely screwed up the last few weeks; overdieting, losing muscle then dehydrating too much and suffering from a heat stroke on stage. I feel that I overdieted and went too extreme on my diet for too long too low on calories, too low on carbs while not raising fat enough.
If you are familiar with my site you probably know my statement on supplements -. However today's post is dedicated to one very. It's a product called Indigo-3G. The product is available on T-Nation. The presentation of the product can be found here:. The first sentence goes like this:. For those of you who are not familiar who the hell is Christian Thibaudeau he is a.