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Pendulum training – Non-Linear Periodization for Maximum Gains

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Training / 13 November, 2020

I have been writing articles for over 20 years. All and all we’re talking about over 600 individual pieces! Sometimes, I like to take a trip down memo…

The recommendations for the natural lifter

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Hot Topic / Videos / 07 October, 2020

In this video I discuss my recommendations for natural lifters when it comes to optimal training. In the context of designing a proper training plan, …

The differences between natural and enhanced training

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Hot Topic / 30 September, 2020

If you’re natural should you train like a steroid user? That’s the big question! I think that the best way to understand this topic is by …

The jacked athlete 31 plan Part 3 – The template

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / 08 September, 2020

WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: THE TEMPLATE   I will provide you with a recommended periodized plan. However, I want you to keep something in mind: it is for ill…

The jacked athlete 31 plan Part 2 – The Overall Plan

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / 27 August, 2020

WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE: THE OVERALL PLAN   The Jacked Athlete 31 plan uses 4 week blocks. The first three weeks are “performance-based” and the fourth…

Six Ways to Reach Your Genetic Potential

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 12 October, 2019

Here’s what you need to know…  Most people, even those with great genetics for bodybuilding, never reach their full potential. These metho…

Stripping Fat with Metabolic Pairings 

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Fat loss / Training / 15 August, 2019

Spent this past weekend BBQ hopping and now you need to buckle back down before the buckle snaps?  Instead of spending the next week pulling belt buck…

Locked and Loaded – Loading Patterns for Strength and Muscle Gains

By Christian Thibaudeau

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

Besides exercise selection, the most important factor involved in developing size and strength is the nature of the load. This is a function of three …

Destroying Fat – War Room Strategies to Maximize Fat Loss 

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Fat loss / Training / 11 July, 2019

Most gym enthusiasts, from the spandex-wearing Stairmaster addict right up to the biggest bodybuilder in the room, have something in common: at some p…

The Torso Solution – Back exercises for people with strong arms

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / Training / 04 July, 2019

Torso People vs. Limb People   Go to a gym, any gym really, and among the clientele that have a decent amount of muscle mass you’re likely to fi…

Hungarian Oak Leg Blast : The Leg Program That Worked Too Well 

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / 20 June, 2019

Benoit Brodeur has been the President of the Quebec Bodybuilding Federation for around 20 years. Muscle – especially bodybuilding – is his passion. He…

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…