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242: Strength Training for Optimal Health and Longevity with Christian Thibaudeau

Brief Bio:

Christian Thibaudeau is a Canadian bodybuilder, and strength coach. He’s successfully trained a wide array of athletes from Olympic lifters and strongmen to hockey players and figure skaters. He’s also a former competitive Olympic weightlifter, football coach, and has his M.Sc. degree in exercise science. Chris gained notability in the online bodybuilding world in the late 1990s as a key contributor to the online bodybuilding magazine, Iron Magazine Online (or IronMag). He is currently a frequent contributor to Testosterone Magazine and has been applauded by fellow trainers for his willingness to accept and incorporate other ideas into his training program.


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How Christian got back into shape after a health issue (3:40)
  • 4 Reasons you can’t out-exercise a bad diet (10:38)
  • Staying Lean: 5 Tips for Staying Lean for life (17:12)
  • Anti-aging exercise routine for 40+ years old (18:19)
  • How to keep your muscles strong as you age (23:34)
  • Training frequency – how often should you train after 40 (32:23)
  • The benefits of high-frequency strength training (41:29)
  • Exercises to reduce systemic inflammation (56:23)
  • How much protein do we really need (58:02)
  • Acid Alkaline Balance Diet (1:01:57)
  • How carbs and fats fit into a healthy diet (1:05:59)
  • Pro & cons of glutamine (1:12:05)


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[tweet_box design=”box_12_at” float=”none” author=”Christian Thibaudeau ” pic_url=””]“Your body doesn’t care if you look good for the beach or for the club, it only cares if it’s going to survive.”[/tweet_box]



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Ted Ryce is a high-performance coach, celebrity trainer, and a longevity evangelist. A leading fitness professional for over 24 years in the Miami Beach area, who has worked with celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Rick Martin, Robert Downey, Jr., and hundreads of CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. In addition to his fitness career, Ryce is the host of the top-rated podcast called Legendary Life, which helps men and women reclaim their health, and create the body and life they deserve.

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