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SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.5 Roy Deadlift

By Christian Thibaudeau

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

Pierre Roy is one of the smartest men in strength training, period. Sadly, he is one of these guys who do not seek glory and had his most successful d…

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STRONGMAN ARMS

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 05 January, 2017

Have you tried everything to make you arms grow with very limited, if any success? You’ve done supersets, drop sets, giants sets, trained arms on a fu…

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SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.4 Dead Weight Sled Drags

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 03 January, 2017

Surely you’ve worked with clients who tend to overcompensate on any of the variety of lunges you come up with by finding ways to push with the quads o…

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Jump Series – No1 The biggest problems with plyometrics training

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 30 December, 2016

Plyometrics training, or intense jump training, is one of the most popular trends in training. Chris explains how these very demanding exercises are o…

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.3 Reverse Bench Row with bands

By Alex Babin

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 29 December, 2016

Whether you’re a believer in the role of the lats for benching or not, you simply cannot ignore the importance of a strong upper back. Throughout all …

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SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.2 Power shrugs from the hang

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 27 December, 2016

In Olympic lifting, the power shrug from the hang is also known as the “clean extension from the hang”. Essentially, it is the explosion phase of the …

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.1 Zercher squat from pins

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 22 December, 2016

In the Special Exercises Series, I will be presenting many of my favorite speciality lifts to strengthen specific weak points in your big basic moveme…

THE STRENGTH-SKILL CIRCUIT METHOD

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 20 December, 2016

Not everybody wants to look like a bodybuilder. In fact, less and less people want to. The popular look nowadays is rather that of an athlete: a sprin…

A Word on Glute “Activation”

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 15 December, 2016

Article by Mai-Linh Dovan, M.Sc., Functional (P)Rehabilitation Specialist @Thibarmy *** For a while now there has been a lot of talk about gluteal “in…

THE NAME OF THE GAME IS “PROGRESS”

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 13 December, 2016

The important points… The ONLY thing that matters when it comes to improving your physique and capacities is progress. All the special methods, advanc…

BENCH PRESS BAND-AID – UTILIZING BANDS TO IMPROVE BENCH PRESSING TECHNIQUE

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 09 December, 2016

There will be little debate around the popularity of the bench press. For reasons right or wrong, having a big bench press has become a rite of passag…

SOMETHING SWEET

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 07 December, 2016

The important points … The leaner you are, the more carbs you can (and should) eat because the leaner you are, the more sensitive you are to insulin. …