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Thib’s Favorite Heavy Loading Techniques

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 14 February, 2019

Heavy lifting builds muscle. And lots of it! Except for a few genetic freaks with formidable levers, amped up nervous systems, and power packed fast-t…

HOW TO AVOID SUPPLEMENT TOLERANCE OVER TIME

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 07 February, 2019

This is a frequent topic which I get a lot of questions about. Why don’t my pre-workout supplements keep their full efficiency after a couple of uses.…

22 Proven Rep Schemes

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 31 January, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… There’s no one best set/rep scheme for every goal, but there are plenty of great plans to choose from,…

Isometrics for Mass – How to get bigger by not moving a muscle

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Training / 24 January, 2019

Hold It Right There! Can you get stronger by not moving a muscle? According to the scientific literature, yes, you sure can! Isometric or “stati…

FROM 0 – 100: KNOW YOUR PERCENTAGES

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Fat loss / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 17 January, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Knowing the effects of each training zone will allow you to make the best choices when it comes to designing…

MY NEW FAVORITE TRAP EXERCISE : THE WENDLER ROW

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 10 January, 2019

To quote my friend Paul Carter: “Traps are the new abs”. Meaning that nowadays having big meaty traps can make you as sexy as having a chiseled six pa…

‘’Detox’’ your way back to the gym after holidays 

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 03 January, 2019

This is not new, the period following the Holiday season is not only the busiest in the gym but also the one where the coaches are back to service in …

TRAINER SURVIVAL GUIDE

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / Training / 27 December, 2018

I’ve taught to hundreds of coaches over the years and while I love teaching them about advanced training methods, science and programming, the fact is…

MY FAVORITE TRAINING TOOL

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 13 December, 2018

Some people are exercise junkies: they love to try new exercises all the time, sometimes inventing variations themselves. They are constantly looking …

Fitness is Dying, Performance will Save It

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / 06 December, 2018

Yes, you read that well, the fitness industry we’re all in is dying. It’s been going in all directions for a couple of years and now it’s just getting…

BACK TO MY ROOTS PART 2 – TRAINING ECONOMY

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 29 November, 2018

As a strength and conditioning coach (not as a body composition expert), the second principle that directs my programming is the principle of training…

Six Ways to Keep Getting Stronger

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 22 November, 2018

Here’s what you need to know… All progression models have their limits. These advanced strategies will allow you to keep getting stronger.…