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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…

Things That Piss Me Off – The coach who uses the “starve and drugs” approach with figure competitors

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Miscellaneous / 14 May, 2018

It’s very easy to become an expert on coaching fitness or figure competitors: starve them and give them drugs. Sounds bad but this is often what happe…

Finding the diet that works best for you – Part 3

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / 11 May, 2018

Meal frequency is an important variable of dieting. It can range from intermittent fasting to 8 or 10 small meals per day, an approach typically seen …

Finding the diet that works best for you – Part 2

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / 09 May, 2018

In this second capsule on finding the right diet that works for you, Chris explains that when you want to lose fat, you have 3 different ways of appro…

Finding the diet that works best for you – Part 1

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Neurotyping / Nutrition & Supplementation / 07 May, 2018

In this 3-part series, Chris discusses dieting. There are about 10,000 different types of diets out there all promising superior results when compared…

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Mistakes I Made – Train to Drain

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / 30 April, 2018

Catch phrases like “No pain, no gain”, “Train insane or remain the same” sound really “cool” but are completely id…