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CrossFit : The top 3 most efficient exercises to include in your off-season – Part 2

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Articles / Crossfit / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 26 June, 2018

In this article series, I will present the most efficient exercises I use in the early preparation phase of CrossFitters. Basically, if you didn’t rea…

Optimal Workout Preparation for Your Neurotype

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 12 December, 2017

“You need to foam roll, then do mobility work, this will reduce muscle tension, perception of pain and will help you lift better and prevent injuries.…

CrossFit Box Owners: Are You Using a Health-Based Approach?

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Articles / Crossfit / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 30 November, 2017

Here are some things I have heard from people who tried CrossFit and were not so pumped about it:  «I was close to being sick, I don’t see the point. …

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Isometrics: The Most Underrated Training Tool

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 11 July, 2017

Except for a few enlightened coaches, few people give isometrics the place it deserves in their training programs. This is really sad because it offer…

10 THINGS I LEARNED FROM SOME OF TODAY’S BEST EXPERTS

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 28 June, 2017

The best part of my job is getting to know and even work with some of the top minds in training. When you are truly passionate about building muscle, …

Pec tears at the CrossFit East regionals: the causes and how to avoid it

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Articles / Crossfit / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 26 May, 2017

by Karim El Hlimi Last weekend, I was at the CrossFit East Regionals as a coach. If you we’re in the athlete warm up zone, I was the guy with the fann…

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ENHANCE YOUR TRAINING FOR LESS THAN 10

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 28 March, 2017

I’m first and foremost what I would call a means and methods guy: what I love about training is playing with new means (speciality bars, bands, chains…

LOADED STRETCHING: ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL AND VERSATILE TRAINING METHOD

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 02 March, 2017

I hate stretching… hate it! It has always felt like a total waste of gym time and is boring as hell. But neglecting it can lead to big problems down t…

Dr. RUSIN’S PULLING LAW …AND 10 BACK TRAINING TIPS BY THIB

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 23 February, 2017

It’s for a good reason that we often say that bodybuilding competitions are won from the back: nothing looks more impressive than a thick, wide and de…

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PAIN-FREE HIGH-PERFORMANCE PRESSING IN 10 MINUTES

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 21 February, 2017

You know what sucks the most when it comes to training? Not being able to do things that you were once great at not so long ago. Or seeing your perfor…

BENCH PRESS BAND-AID – UTILIZING BANDS TO IMPROVE BENCH PRESSING TECHNIQUE

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 09 December, 2016

There will be little debate around the popularity of the bench press. For reasons right or wrong, having a big bench press has become a rite of passag…