Back in December, Coach Thibaudeau introduced T-Nation to Pendulum Training, his particular style of non-linear periodization, then he applied this effective approach to bodybuilding. Now, the big bald Canadian is tackling powerlifting. This should be interesting!
In my last article, Pendulum Training, I introduced the basic principles behind a new way to plan your workouts. This new way of thinking is based on a frequent pre-planned variation of training objectives and means.
Train every muscle group 4 times per week? Yes, it can be done, if you plan it right. Try this program.
Non-Linear Periodization for Maximum Gains
Get Functional, Get Structural, Get Started!
The most overlooked or misunderstood principles when it comes to creating an effective exercise program. Check out this list.
Big Time Gains for the Part-Time Lifter
Modern methods of strength development
Moderate weight or moderate sets? Use more reps per set, or use heavier weight, more sets, and fewer reps per set? God almighty, which is the optimal way to train for size?
You hear it all the time. It's one of the favorite sayings from high-intensity pundits and other "briefer is better" trainees.
If you're a true musclehead like I am, you've probably read (or heard) a lot about periodization, either from classic textbooks by East-European sports training and weightlifting authorities (including the classic texts by Tudor Bompa), or by researching the subject online.
Extreme Diversity for Extreme Muscle Growth!
Here’s a finishing program designed to give you that finely honed, chiseled look. Check it out.
High volume training for muscle growth that will also get you stronger. Sounds good? Get the full program here.
Coach Thibaudeau has always been strong. Here's how he got ripped. Get his 14 week plan here.
There's more to it than just bench pressing. No, really. Build your chest in just six weeks with this program. Here's how it works.
How to get strong fast with frequent workouts!
What would you give to have delts so big and wide that you had to strip naked and coat yourself with lard before being able to pass from room to room?
Improve strength, power, and cardiovascular conditioning with one program. Check it out.
Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.
Blend Olympic speed-strength exercises with hybrid sets and a few dirty tricks and what do you get? Really fast fat loss. Here’s how to do it.
4 Weeks To a New Personal Best!
EDT for Maximal Strength Breakthroughs!
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