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PERIODIZATION — The key to unlocking true strength.

By Alex Babin

/ Articles / Crossfit / Strength and performance / 11 June, 2019

“Periodization: long-term cyclic structuring of training and practice to maximize performance to coincide with important competitions.”   In the stren…

Sticking Point Therapy: How to blast through your weakest link!

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 06 June, 2019

Sticking points are much like those really talkative, naked old men in your gym’s locker room: you’d rather avoid them! Nothing’s mo…

Deadlifting for Stubby Guys – Big Numbers for the Mechanically Disadvantaged Lifter 

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Training / 23 May, 2019

If you plan on staying sane in the iron game, you’d better have a sense of humor. For example, you might be built to excel at one particular lif…

Part-Time Beast

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 16 May, 2019

Brief But Brutal   When you read one of my articles you can be sure of two things. One, you’ll get the straight dope. I’m not the kind of …

High Pull Blitz

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 09 May, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Focusing on just one lift per training phase is a great way to shock new growth. The trick is to change it u…

WHAT TO EAT BASED ON YOUR NEUROTYPE

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Neurotyping / Podcasts / 30 April, 2019

In this episode of AdapNation, Christian goes deeper on how to manage your NUTRITION(and in part your supplementation) to work with and enhance your N…

Keto Series Part 3

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 26 April, 2019

In this last capsule on the Keto diet, Chris talks about those for whom the Keto diet is inappropriate.  While Keto preachers may not like this one, t…

Density Training, Canadian Bear Style

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / Training / 25 April, 2019

A good number of you are already familiar with Charles Staley’s Escalating Density Training (EDT), in which the goal is to perform as many total…

Keto Series Part 2

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 22 April, 2019

In Part 2 of the Keto Series, Chris discusses for whom the keto diet can be a decent tool but probably not as a long-term approach.  Those who need va…

Keto Series – Part 1

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 19 April, 2019

The Keto diet is a very popular topic these days.  In this 1st of a 3-part series, Chris discusses for whom the keto diet actually works really well a…

Beach Training for Performance-oriented Lifters

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / Training / 18 April, 2019

“Bodybuilding training? No way! Not for me! I’m training only for strength and function,” said the huge sum bitch after deadlifting …

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Training / 11 April, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Don’t panic. You won’t lose muscle if you take a week off from training. After a three-week brea…