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The four seasons of lifting – Part 3

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 06 April, 2017

In the previous installments of the “Four Seasons of Lifting series” (The Four Seasons of Lifting – Part 1, The Four Seasons of Lifting – …

shoulders

LEANING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS: WHO TO LOOK UP TO IF YOU WANT BIG GAINS

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 04 April, 2017

I’ve seen it so many times that I came to accept it as the norm: You want big biceps, you pick up the most recent muscle magazine on the stands …

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ENHANCE YOUR TRAINING FOR LESS THAN 10

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 28 March, 2017

I’m first and foremost what I would call a means and methods guy: what I love about training is playing with new means (speciality bars, bands, chains…

Question and answer

Thibarmy Question & Answer number 8

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 24 March, 2017

Here our Question and Answer number 8 session, enjoy! QUESTION I have a question concerning weaknesses. I have a relatively weak upper back, abs and g…

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BOOST A LIFT FAST WITH STRENGTH LAYERS

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 23 March, 2017

“ Lift fast with strength layers” refer to a training strategy that I first developed five years ago and have kept fine tuning since then. From a gene…

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The four seasons of lifting – Part 2

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 21 March, 2017

Among the four seasons of lifting, the first two seasons (autumn and winter) are meant to increase muscle mass and strength as much as possible. Of co…

Question and answer

Thibarmy Question & Answer Number 7

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 17 March, 2017

This is our 7th Question and Answer, enjoy! QUESTION My deadlift is 180 kg and I want to reach 200 before the end of the year without gaining body wei…

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.12 BUILDING A MUSCULAR BACK WITH THE SPREAD APART LAT PULLDOWN

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 16 March, 2017

The spread-apart lat pulldown is one of my go-to exercises to improve rear deltoids, rhomdoids and lats development, as well as the mind-muscle connec…

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The four seasons of lifting Part 1

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 14 March, 2017

I recently gave a seminar at my old stomping ground and got to see one of my old friends with whom I used to coach. Now, this man could be anywhere be…

Question and answer

Thibarmy Questions and Answers No.6

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 10 March, 2017

Here’s our Questions and Answers No.6! QUESTION Why do my larger muscles (chest back quads) respond better to higher reps methods like the Squat…

PROGRESS FOREVER

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 09 March, 2017

It happens to all of us: training is going great, we are getting stronger, looking better, life is good! We start to make projections: “if I continue …

TEN SECRETS OF SHOULDER TRAINING

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 07 March, 2017

I’ve always said that “deltoids make the physique”. Anybody who has round, capped delts and is fairly lean will look good. But even someone with a lot…