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SQUAT THERAPY FROM POLAND

By Christian Thibaudeau

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

In collaboration with Wojtek Jusiel Poland has a huge history of strength. From their many old time strongmen of the 1800s and early 1900s to their Ol…

Question and answer

Thibarmy Questions and Answers No.2

By Christian Thibaudeau

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

QUESTION Hello, guys, I am a student from Czech Republic and I am currently writing my graduation work about methods for maximal strength development.…

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.10 Kettlebell Cross Carry

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 09 February, 2017

I love carries for so many reasons! Obviously, they are great for conditioning, but more importantly they specifically target 2 things you really need…

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.9 THE CAMBERED BAR PRESS

By Christian Thibaudeau

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

Before the early 1970s, the measure of someone’s upper body strength was not the bench press; it was the overhead press. Personally, I prefer it that …

Question and answer

Thibarmy Questions And Answers No.1

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 03 February, 2017

QUESTION: I’ve been an avid follower of all your articles and your books. I’m currently a US Marine Recruiter, in Amarillo, Tx. I’m …

ACING THE COMBINE BENCH PRESS TEST

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 02 February, 2017

Before we start, let me get something off of my chest (pun intended): the 225lbs for reps bench press test is one of the dumbest physical tests being …

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Targeting Spine Behavior in your Programming

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 31 January, 2017

Behavior of the Spine The spine is a dynamic system, and as with any system, it requires stability to efficiently carry out its function. Function and…

5 THINGS I LEARNED FROM THE STRONGEST GYM IN CANADA

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 26 January, 2017

I’ve trained in many great gyms in my life. I was also lucky enough to train around some super strong people. I’ve been to Dave Tate’s EliteFTS compou…

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.8 The Continuous Clean Press

By Christian Thibaudeau

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

Two types of athletes I have always admired are weightlifters (Olympic lifters) and throwers (shot put). These athletes possess both great strength bu…

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.7 Anderson Squats

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 19 January, 2017

Paul Anderson was likely the strongest squatter of all time. In the pre-steroid era, he squatted 1200lbs without any supportive gear (squat suit, supe…

How I train Abs

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Fat loss / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 17 January, 2017

My friend Paul Carter once said that “traps are the new abs” and as a trap lover, I agree. But if you can have both, the world is an even better place…

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.6 Partial Squat from pins

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 12 January, 2017

Ass To Grass … ATG … this is the acronym you must use to make a squat sound legit. And in most cases I agree that the full barbell squat is one of the…