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Loaded stretching part 3 – Increase in mobility and less injuries

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Videos / 12 December, 2016

In this 3rd capsule on loaded stretching, Chris discusses how EQIs can lead to increases in functional mobility as opposed to static stretching, which…

BENCH PRESS BAND-AID – UTILIZING BANDS TO IMPROVE BENCH PRESSING TECHNIQUE

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 09 December, 2016

There will be little debate around the popularity of the bench press. For reasons right or wrong, having a big bench press has become a rite of passag…

Loaded stretching part 2 – Benefits on muscle growth

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Videos / 08 December, 2016

Chris explains why EQIs can be used to build muscle. He details the increase in mTor activation stimulated by the loaded stretch combined with accentu…

SOMETHING SWEET

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 07 December, 2016

The important points … The leaner you are, the more carbs you can (and should) eat because the leaner you are, the more sensitive you are to insulin. …

Loaded stretching part 1 – What are EQI’s

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / Videos / 05 December, 2016

Everybody hates stretching. But what if I told you that a type of stretching could also build muscle, make you stronger and perform better all while i…

Why high volume does not work and why I don’t like it

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Muscle gain / Videos / 22 November, 2016

You will often hear Coach Thib say that excessive volume if the #1 enemy of the natural trainee. Here, Chris quotes a recent study and points out wher…

Differences between natural training vs enhanced training

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Fat loss / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / Videos / 22 November, 2016

Coach Thib addresses the common misconception that a natural athlete can use the same program and an enhanced athlete and expect the same response. In…

Carbs pre-workout or post-workout

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Nutrition & Supplementation / Videos / 16 November, 2016

In this video, Coach Thib discusses the current controversy regarding the consumption of carbs either pre or post workout. He presents the arguments f…

SEVEN BEST WAYS TO GET LEANER WITH NO EFFORT – By Christian Thibaudeau

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Fat loss / Nutrition & Supplementation / 16 November, 2016

When growing crops, you can have the best fertilizers and ideal weather conditions but if the soil is rotten you will get very little production.  The…

Optimal Strenght Training for the Natural Athlete

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 16 November, 2016

In two previous articles I detailed training plans that I feel are optimal for a natural trainee trying to maximize muscle growth. These plans are sim…

WHAT ARE THE OLYMPIC LIFTS AND CAN THEY BE USED TO GAIN MUSCLE?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Articles / Muscle gain / Strength and performance / 16 November, 2016

For most gym rats, the term “jerk” used to refer to the douchebags hogging the squat rack to do curls while taking selfies, “clean” is what you were a…

ELITE STRENGTH COACH CHRISTIAN THIBADEAU ON TRAINING FREQUENCY, HIGH PROTEIN FALLACIES, AND OPTIMAL CROSSFIT TRAINING

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Podcasts / 18 March, 2016

  What is a good starting point for beginners and intermediates in terms of prescribing sprints in their training program What, in my experience,…