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SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.4 Dead Weight Sled Drags

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 03 January, 2017

Surely you’ve worked with clients who tend to overcompensate on any of the variety of lunges you come up with by finding ways to push with the quads o…

Jump Series – No2 Learning to land and jump

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Strength and performance / Videos / 02 January, 2017

Chris explains the importance of learning how to land properly and provides a landing progression which can be used to program the right position and …

Plyometrics training

Jump Series – No1 The biggest problems with plyometrics training

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 30 December, 2016

Plyometrics training, or intense jump training, is one of the most popular trends in training. Chris explains how these very demanding exercises are o…

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.3 Reverse Bench Row with bands

By Alex Babin

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 29 December, 2016

Whether you’re a believer in the role of the lats for benching or not, you simply cannot ignore the importance of a strong upper back. Throughout all …

Optimal Hand Placement for Bench pressing

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Videos / 28 December, 2016

by Alex Babin 3 easy steps to know where to place your hands on the bar: 1- Minimize ROM 2- Place the bar at the highest part of your chest 3- Align b…


SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.2 Power shrugs from the hang

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 27 December, 2016

In Olympic lifting, the power shrug from the hang is also known as the “clean extension from the hang”. Essentially, it is the explosion phase of the …

Why I dont like stimulants

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 26 December, 2016

Pre-workouts do more damage to the health and future gains of lifters, more so than any other substance combined. Pre-workouts will prevent you from m…

Coaches Part 4 – Teaching intensity

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Miscellaneous / Videos / 23 December, 2016

How do we teach people to train hard? What is training hard? It’s not about training a lot. As we have seen in previous capsules, too much volume is t…

SPECIAL EXERCISES SERIES – No.1 Zercher squat from pins

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 22 December, 2016

In the Special Exercises Series, I will be presenting many of my favorite speciality lifts to strengthen specific weak points in your big basic moveme…

Coaches Part 3 – The principle of first tension and the principle of stretch

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Videos / 21 December, 2016

Chris talks about 2 principles for maximum muscle growth: the muscle that fires first in the movement and the muscle that receives the most stretch du…


By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 20 December, 2016

Not everybody wants to look like a bodybuilder. In fact, less and less people want to. The popular look nowadays is rather that of an athlete: a sprin…

Coaches Part 2 – How to perform the perfect rep

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Strength and performance / Videos / 19 December, 2016

The #1 thing a coach needs to be able to teach is how to perform each and every rep inside a training session. In this video, Chris outlines different…