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Performance Principles- Part 2

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Strength and performance / Videos / 21 January, 2019

What separates the strong and powerful athletes from the average ones? Absorption of force, or in other words, eccentric strength. The are many benefi…

Performance Principles- Part 1 

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Videos / 18 January, 2019

Most athletes, even elite athletes, are not as strong as they should be in at least one, if not two modes of contraction. There are three main modes o…

FROM 0 – 100: KNOW YOUR PERCENTAGES

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Fat loss / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 17 January, 2019

Here’s what you need to know… Knowing the effects of each training zone will allow you to make the best choices when it comes to designing…

The Boo Shexnayder “Principle”

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Videos / 14 January, 2019

It doesn’t matter where the truth comes from, what matters is learning it. Some people come up with principles that make sense, that have maybe …

Strongman Medleys

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Training / Videos / 11 January, 2019

Strongman medleys have a lot of the same benefits as weight training and interval training combined. They also have a big positive impact on body comp…

MY NEW FAVORITE TRAP EXERCISE : THE WENDLER ROW

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 10 January, 2019

To quote my friend Paul Carter: “Traps are the new abs”. Meaning that nowadays having big meaty traps can make you as sexy as having a chiseled six pa…

Intervals: Not the godsend you think they are

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Training / 04 January, 2019

Among the tools we often use to lose fat, intervals have been touted as the most powerful tool for body composition. However, they are far from being …

‘’Detox’’ your way back to the gym after holidays 

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 03 January, 2019

This is not new, the period following the Holiday season is not only the busiest in the gym but also the one where the coaches are back to service in …

Steady state cardio: it’s not evil

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Training / Videos / 31 December, 2018

Steady state cardio kinda has a bad reputation. Not everybody believes it is evil, jacks up your cortisol or eats away at your muscle mass. In fact, i…

The purpose of weightlifting in a fat loss plan

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Videos / 28 December, 2018

There are many tools you can use when it comes to losing body fat: steady-state cardio, interval training, strongman medleys. Sadly, people rarely see…

TRAINER SURVIVAL GUIDE

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / Training / 27 December, 2018

I’ve taught to hundreds of coaches over the years and while I love teaching them about advanced training methods, science and programming, the fact is…

The sprinter vs marathon runner analogy

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Training / Videos / 24 December, 2018

Images are very powerful when it comes to seducing you into buying into a concept. A great example is the sprinter vs marathon runner analogy to promo…