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Is Caloric Intake the Only Thing That Matters?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 06 August, 2018

There are many hot topics in this industry. Topics that generate a lot of debate. Nutrition is one of those topics. Specifically, caloric intake is of…

The Use of Assistance Work in Powerlifting Training

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Videos / 07 September, 2017

Although assistance work is important, over-emphasis on assistance work can bite you in the ass. In order to master the big lifts, it is important to …

BCAAs-Leucine: What Do They Do and Are They Useful?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 15 August, 2017

BCAAs, specifically leucine, are a very popular supplement.  They are a very effective tool, especially during fat loss phases.  Not only does Leucine…

Why Some People Always Miss Their Peak At a Physique Competition

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 09 August, 2017

Social media has increased the popularity of physique competition.  Unfortunately, many people are missing their peak: they look better a couple of da…

How Much Carbs Do You Need Around Workouts

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 07 August, 2017

Carbohydrates are a tool you can use to enhance your performance during your session or your recovery after the session.  Pre workout carbs provide fu…

How Can Intermittent Fasting Be Applied Successfully

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 28 July, 2017

For some people, intermittent fasting can be a good strategy.  For example, individuals who are always in sympathetic mode, people who have an overact…

Is CrossFit a Sport?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Crossfit / Miscellaneous / Videos / 10 July, 2017

How can it not be?  CrossFit involves the 3 things that make a sport a sport: competing according to a certain set of rules or standards, high level o…

Is Bodybuilding a Sport?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Videos / 07 July, 2017

This is a touchy question.  Nothing is harder than preparing for a bodybuilding contest, and bodybuilders are some of the hardest workers in the gym. …

Should You Train Your Touch and Go Deadlift

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Crossfit / Strength and performance / Videos / 12 June, 2017

In the touch and go deadlift, tension is maintained in the lats, hamstrings, glutes and lower back, which has a carryover to your strength coming off …

Can skipping breakfast make you fat?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 26 April, 2017

The answer is yes and no.  It depends on your profile: hormonal or neurological.  The main problem with skipping breakfast is its effect on cortisol r…