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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…

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 …

Christian Thibaudeau on Neurology-Driven Athletic Performance Training and Development – Just Fly Performance Podcast

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Neurotyping / Podcasts / 28 March, 2019

On this episode with Just Fly Performance, Joel Smith and Christian discuss Neurology-Driven athletic performance training and development. The differ…

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…

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…