Gain muscle, stay lean, and do it all without having to worry about food. Here’s how.
Strength coach Christian Thibaudeau addresses the many myths and misconceptions about ramping. The results? They may surprise you.
Christian tackles the myth of overtraining, why gymnasts and Olympic lifters look the way they do, and how growth occurs in spurts.
Christian shows you how to blast your biceps into oblivion, damaging the muscle fibers so much that they either grow or die!
Six high-tech tactics that’ll get you even stronger.
This program is guaranteed to jack you up fast and bring your strength right along with it. If you’re ready, give it a shot.
Nutritional tips for those who roll their eyes at the thought of counting, measuring, or recording anything, plus a cool new back exercise.
Christian Thibaudeau tackles three topics in this article, from building pecs and delts to very low carb dieting. Check it out.
A novel calf routine plus a selection of old-school total-body exercises.
An awesome program to boost your vertical, plus a twice-per-week specialization plan to build your puny traps.
6 ways to pack on muscle, from adjusting heel position to build freaky quads to slowing down rep speed for gargantuan biceps.
Christian gives you a peek into his current diet, his current supplementation plan, and a new, rapid-growth strength building program.
A muscle-numbing routine for the most spectacular, but often most-neglected body part.
Thibs thinks you're looking kind of small lately. Says your girlfriend's been bad-mouthing your physique, too. Fortunately, he's taken pity on you and come up with some new movements for you to try.
Thibs is a sadistic SOB because he's always glad to bring more pain your way. This time the red glow of his laser sight is dancing around your chest and he's ready to pull the trigger.
The Thibster shows you how to build your shoulders, save your waistline when dining out, and appreciate some old-school lifts from the floor.
If you’re looking to jack up your wheels as fast as possible, this is the program for you.
Volume, frequency, density, intensity, and intensiveness. Here’s what you need to know about each to train right for your goals.
Muscle insulin sensitivity, lifting tempo, and how to use control days to maximize your mass phase.
With mechanical drop sets, instead of reducing the load, you switch to a new but similar exercise by changing the grip, angle, etc. The result is a whole lot of burning and a whole lot of growth.
Drastically increase fat use for fuel by increasing energy expenditure and stimulating the release of free-fatty acids. Here’s how.
The Voyer Shrug is for anybody that has a slouched posture, shoulder problems, is preparing for an intense strength phase, or just wants to tap into some new growth.
This week Thibs presents a "Survivor" inspired workout where you do four basic strength-exercises in a circuit. As soon as you reach failure on a particular movement, it gets "voted off the island."
There are 3 ways to simulate growth: Inflict structural damage, increase neural activation, or prevent blood and oxygen from entering the muscle during a set. Few exercises do all three, but the constant tension alternate curl does.
You've spent the spring and summer training to look good on the beach. As a result, you now have the chest and arms of a silverback gorilla, but the thighs and calves of a pink flamingo. Time to fix that.