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Insatiable: Fat Shaming?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Fat loss / Miscellaneous / Nutrition & Supplementation / 26 July, 2018

Because this article might ruffle some feathers let me preface by saying this: I know what it is to be fat. While I was never obese, I was fat. I once…

Can You Gain Muscle on a Caloric Deficit?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Muscle gain / Videos / 25 July, 2018

Everybody wants to gain muscle while getting ripped. When it comes to a better-looking body, fat and muscle are the two main components. Is it possibl…

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Quick Fix To Improve Metabolic Flexibility

By Stéphane Aubé

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 24 July, 2018

We all know someone who seems to eat almost whatever he/she wants and keep his/her waistline as if he/she was following a strict diet (somewhere deep …

What is Metabolic Damage?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 23 July, 2018

Metabolic damage is made out to be a demon arising when someone over-exercises and diets hard. But what is it exactly? Is it really “damage”? Wh…

The Incline Lateral Raise

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Strength and performance / Videos / 18 July, 2018

One of the biggest problems with the lateral raise is that we tend to overuse the traps to create momentum from the start. To really focus on the late…

3+3+3=9 MUSCLE SPECIALIZATION GUIDELINES

By Dennis Weis

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / Training / 17 July, 2018

A champion is a champion because he works on his weak areas of muscle and strength rather than specialize on his strong point(s). A champion keeps imp…

Improving the RDL

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Strength and performance / Videos / 13 July, 2018

The Romanian Deadlift is a great posterior chain exercise, but people tend to overuse their lower back vs their glutes and hamstrings when they perfor…

Bi-Lateral Deficit Specialization For Balanced Muscle Size, Strength & Symmetry

By Dennis Weis

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 12 July, 2018

Bilateral deficits (AKA-Asymmetrical, Asymmetric, or Ipsilateral deficits) are very common-and most bodybuilders have them. A bilateral deficit is whe…

SHOULD YOU TRAIN TO FAILURE?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 05 July, 2018

Before we started arguing about whether “keto” is the gift of God or just a fad, the most popular debate in the training world was “…

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 …

MY FAVORITE HYPERTROPHY METHOD

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / 29 June, 2018

I often talk about my favorite loading schemes (5-4-3-2-1, wave loading) as well as training methods (clusters, rest/pause, heavy partial lifts) but a…

The Seated Sumo Deadlift

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 28 June, 2018

The Seated Sumo Deadlift can be attributed to Louie Simmons. It can be used when the weakness on the deadlift is coming off the floor, or if there is …