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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…

‘’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 …

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…

MY FAVORITE TRAINING TOOL

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 13 December, 2018

Some people are exercise junkies: they love to try new exercises all the time, sometimes inventing variations themselves. They are constantly looking …

Fitness is Dying, Performance will Save It

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / 06 December, 2018

Yes, you read that well, the fitness industry we’re all in is dying. It’s been going in all directions for a couple of years and now it’s just getting…

BACK TO MY ROOTS PART 2 – TRAINING ECONOMY

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 29 November, 2018

As a strength and conditioning coach (not as a body composition expert), the second principle that directs my programming is the principle of training…

Six Ways to Keep Getting Stronger

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 22 November, 2018

Here’s what you need to know… All progression models have their limits. These advanced strategies will allow you to keep getting stronger.…

How To Use Your Brain Chemistry To Optimize Your Fitness and Business Results

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Podcasts / 15 November, 2018

How do the three big neurotransmitters dopamine, adrenaline, and serotonin impact your workouts and influence who you are as a person? That’s wh…

BACK TO MY ROOTS Part 1 – Train all contraction types

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / Training / 15 November, 2018

Part 1 – Train all contraction types  I’m a strength and conditioning coach by trade. My specialty has always been training athletes. Those who …

SPRINTERS LOOK JACKED, MARATHON RUNNERS ARE SKINNY FAT

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / Strength and performance / Training / 08 November, 2018

Following my article on why HIIT is not the body composition God send that we make it out to be (and that cardio is not the evil that some people thin…

OPINION : INTERVALS ARE OVERRATED

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Fat loss / Training / 01 November, 2018

Steady state cardio is evil, will waste away your muscles by jacking up cortisol, doesn’t burn much fat and is boring AF. High Intensity Intervals wil…

Magnesium – which type should you choose?

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 25 October, 2018

Everybody knows the name, but what magnesium really is and especially, what its essential actions are is not that well known. Of course, telling you t…