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By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Training / 20 March, 2020

When you are passionate about training, not being able to go to the gym can be a mental (and physical) torture! Not only because of the fear of losing…

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…

Beef up your body composition

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Muscle gain / 30 September, 2019

Over the past few weeks, I’ve focused on novel exercises to correct weak areas, effective training programs to try, and training methods to cran…

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…

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…