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Six Ways to Reach Your Genetic Potential

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 12 October, 2019

Here’s what you need to know…  Most people, even those with great genetics for bodybuilding, never reach their full potential. These metho…

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 …

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…

PERIODIZATION — The key to unlocking true strength.

By Alex Babin

/ Articles / Crossfit / Strength and performance / 11 June, 2019

“Periodization: long-term cyclic structuring of training and practice to maximize performance to coincide with important competitions.”   In the stren…

Sticking Point Therapy: How to blast through your weakest link!

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 06 June, 2019

Sticking points are much like those really talkative, naked old men in your gym’s locker room: you’d rather avoid them! Nothing’s mo…

Deadlifting for Stubby Guys – Big Numbers for the Mechanically Disadvantaged Lifter 

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Training / 23 May, 2019

If you plan on staying sane in the iron game, you’d better have a sense of humor. For example, you might be built to excel at one particular lif…

Part-Time Beast

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 16 May, 2019

Brief But Brutal   When you read one of my articles you can be sure of two things. One, you’ll get the straight dope. I’m not the kind of …

High Pull Blitz

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 09 May, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Focusing on just one lift per training phase is a great way to shock new growth. The trick is to change it u…

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 …

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…