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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…

OPTIMIZING NEUROTRANSMITTER LEVEL FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE AND RECOVERY

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Neurotyping / Videos / 04 March, 2019

Neurotransmitters play a role in performance. Dopamine and serotonin are two key neurotransmitters that affect motivation, focus, drive, and readiness…

WHAT IS THE BEST LIFT FOR THE ATHLETE PERFORMANCE

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 01 March, 2019

Is there a lift that will give the biggest improvement in performance? In Coach Thib’s experience, the back squat is the one lift that will lead…

Direct Arm Training: Pros and Cons

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 28 February, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Competitive athletes can skip direct arm work. These athletes are already training extensively. Time spent h…

The Next Evolution in individualisation – The mind muscle project podcast

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Neurotyping / Podcasts / 25 February, 2019

On this episode of The Mind-Muscle Project, Christian discusses: Why your brain chemistry should be dictating your training and nutrition program LIST…

Schmidbleicher Principle 

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Videos / 25 February, 2019

The Schmidbleicher Principle states that the last thing you do has the most profound impact on motor learning and/or central nervous system adaptation…

IN-SEASON TRAINING

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 22 February, 2019

One of the most highly debated topics in athletic training is how athletes should train during the season. How do you maintain strength and power duri…

Timed Carries for Traps, Arms and Core

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 21 February, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… 1. Timed heavy carries will build your grip, arms, and core, and teach you to maintain a high level of force…

OPTIMIZING FOR YOUR NEUROTYPE – ADAPNATION PODCAST

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Neurotyping / Podcasts / 18 February, 2019

On this episode of AdapNation, be prepared to have your mind blown several times, as we hear from Christian on understanding who we are based on our N…

Change Your Mindset – Deloading is Peaking

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 18 February, 2019

Deloading is normally taking one week of “easier” training by decreasing the intensity, volume or frequency, the main purpose being recovery. But we m…

Basic Movement Patterns

By Christian Thibaudeau

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

Sports-specificity is a little over-rated. Training by nature is general. The goals of a strength coach are not the same as the goals of the sports co…