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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 FAT LOSS DEADZONE

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Videos / 29 March, 2019

When you’ve been dieting hard and still don’t look better.  That’s the fat loss dead zone – and it’s mentally the hardes…

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…

WHY EARLY SPORT-SPECIALIZATION IS A BAD IDEA

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 25 March, 2019

There is a trend for early specialization in youth sports. Kids playing hockey 12 months out of the year, for example. This is likely the biggest enem…

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…

IF IT FITS YOUR MACROS

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 18 March, 2019

If it fits your macros has unfortunately become a system where people stop paying attention to the quality of what they are eating…as long as it…

RAISING THE ATHLETE – PART 3

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 15 March, 2019

In the third part of this series on raising the athlete, Chris discusses how natural talent transfers to talented play. It’s not just about spor…

Raising the Athlete – Part 2

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 11 March, 2019

What exactly is natural talent? Most components of natural talent are developped during early childhood. In this video, Chris discusses the different …

Raising the Athlete – Part 1

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Videos / 08 March, 2019

There are 4 components to bring a kid to the elite athlete level. In this capsule, Chris discusses the individual 4 components.  Hear about what seper…

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…