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STOP SAYING “I”LL START MY DIET TOMORROW”

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 02 July, 2018

It’s the Sunday morning or afternoon speech: “I’m gonna start my diet tomorrow.”. Followed by you eating a world record amount of crap for the entire …

Why Do Some People Recover More Easily From Heavy Sessions

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Neurotyping / Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 25 June, 2018

Some athletes can train with very heavy weights almost daily and recover easily. In the traditional Bulgarian training system, athletes max out every …

Why Are Some People More Prone to Choking Under Pressure

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Neurotyping / Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 20 June, 2018

Some people choke under pressure while others are potentiated by it. How does this work? It really depends on how much activation you need for optimal…

Which Dietary Concept Fits You Best

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Articles / Fat loss / Neurotyping / Nutrition & Supplementation / 19 June, 2018

One of the biggest doubts that come to mind for people who follow a particular type of diet to lose fat or gain muscle mass is to know if their dietar…

Isometric Training in the ‘Skill-Stability Paradigm’

By Steffan Jones

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / Neurotyping / Strength and performance / Training / 14 June, 2018

This is a 3- part series on isometric training and how I implement it as a preparation coach in fast bowling in cricket. Fast bowling can be seen as t…

Things That Piss Me Off: The keyboard warrior – Part 2

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Videos / 13 June, 2018

The other type of keyboard warrior is the “hater”. Not the one who is actually arguing a case with good points, although they are still annoying. The …

Things That Piss Me Off: The keyboard warrior – Part 1

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Videos / 06 June, 2018

Keyboard warriors are the guys who like to slam people online and challenge everyone even though they have literally never trained anyone in their liv…

Pros and Cons of Short Rest Intervals

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Strength and performance / Videos / 30 May, 2018

People like to talk about the more seductive training variables: exercise selection, sets and reps, tools, methods. Rest intervals are a neglected top…

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Things That Piss Me Off: The “super specific” strength coach

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Strength and performance / 28 May, 2018

In a previous capsule, Chris discussed “majoring in the minors”. The equivalent in strength and conditioning is the overly specific strength coach who…

Contest Prep Chronicles – Part 1: On a mission to be shredded

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Articles / Fat loss / Muscle gain / Nutrition & Supplementation / 24 May, 2018

Case study, assessment and prioritising goals I can remember a young skinny boy looking up at posters and watching movies of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s, …

Don’t Use a Saw to Hammer a Nail

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / 18 May, 2018

You cannot use a saw to hammer a nail. In training, you need to use several different tools that all have their own purpose and all need to be used di…

Mistakes I Made – Designing a program to show how much I know

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Strength and performance / 16 May, 2018

This is the biggest mistake I made personally, and therefore, the one I hate the most. It’s probably the one mistakes that most coaches are prone to m…