Christian Thibaudeau is a bodybuilding and sports performance coach. He is senior author and head writer for the e-magazine T-Nation and partner in the website Thibarmy. He has been involved in the business of sports performance and bodybuilding for nearly 20 years. Thibaudeau is a specialist in being a generalist. His methods focus on helping athletes in a multitude of different sports performance disciplines. He has competed in Olympic weightlifting and bodybuilding at the national level. Christian has had three books published (The Black Book of Training Secrets, Theory and Application of Modern Strength and Power Methods, and High Threshold Muscle Building) and co-authored a fourth.
Thibaudeau has earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in kinesiology and exercise science from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. He was a multiple sport athlete in high school and excelled in both football and golf. Christian popularized the neurotyping system, which is the founding principle and inspiration behind much of his program.
Christian gives listeners an in-depth look into his program for programming based on neurotyping athletes for individualized methods. We hear about his five individual training types and what areas need to be focused on and developed for maximum results for each athlete.
In this podcast, Coach Christian Thibaudeau and Joel discuss:
- His evolution in the neurotyping system with his athletes.
- Each individual neurotype by characteristics.
- How to coach athletes by neurotype effectively.
- How to set up speed training programs for individual neurotypes.
- Setting up strength training programs by frequency for each type.
- Using single set protocols such as 1×20.
Podcast total run time is 1:57:45.
Christian can be found at his Thibarmy.com.
Keywords: neurotype, strength, power, neurochemistry