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Should You Use Sport-Specific Training?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Training / 11 December, 2019

You have all seen them on social media or even on TV sports shows: athletes doing resistance training exercises aimed at mimicking the structure of a …

Sympathetic Overactivation – How to get out of it 

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 27 October, 2019

I have seen so many programs that include all the methods and exercise variations you can possibly find in the history of mankind that yet still don’t…

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 …