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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…

Three Mistakes that Limit Your Gains 

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 04 April, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Whether you’re a powerlifter, power athlete, or bodybuilder, you’ll build more muscle if you focus on the bi…

The Truth About Soreness

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 28 March, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Getting really sore after lifting weights doesn’t necessarily mean that you had a good workout that wi…

Program Shock: Do the Opposite

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 21 March, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Opposite Training refers to doing the opposite of what you normally do for short and focused periods. This h…

How to Coach Each Neurotype

By mikemillner23

/ Articles / Neurotyping / 14 March, 2019

Being an online trainer has increased in popularity over the last several years. You mean I don’t have to wake up at 3am to train my client at 4am and…

THE MAIN PURPOSE OF CLIENT ASSESSMENT: EXERCISE SELECTION

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / Muscle gain / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 07 March, 2019

When it comes to client assessment: conducting various physical tests to have a better idea of a client’s strengths, weaknesses, compensatory mechanis…

Direct Arm Training: Pros and Cons

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 28 February, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Competitive athletes can skip direct arm work. These athletes are already training extensively. Time spent h…

Timed Carries for Traps, Arms and Core

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 21 February, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… 1. Timed heavy carries will build your grip, arms, and core, and teach you to maintain a high level of force…

Change Your Mindset – Deloading is Peaking

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 18 February, 2019

Deloading is normally taking one week of “easier” training by decreasing the intensity, volume or frequency, the main purpose being recovery. But we m…

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.…