After a boot camp workout, Coach Thibaudeau fields questions about external motivation and over-stimulating the nervous system.
After one of our boot camp workouts, Coach Thibaudeau talked about several ways to progress in training.
You know that food allergy that causes you bloating, headaches, or lethargy? It's probably your fault, not the food's fault. Here's why.
Stop grabbing your neck and cranking your head to the side to stretch it. Here's a better way.
A corrective complex is where you find a restricted muscle, roll it, mobilize it, and then activate its antagonist. Here's one for your tight back.
Train three of the foundational movements patterns by adding these drills into your warm-up.
Looks simple enough, but this is one of the toughest hamstring exercises there is.
Warm up your shoulders and keep them mobile with this drill. Walk your feet out or elevate them to increase the challenge.
The floor variation of this powerlifting accessory exercise builds triceps size and lockout strength on the bench press.
Here's an easy way to add accommodating resistance to the floor press using only one band. Try it out and boost your bench press PR.
Use an explosive dip and drive to power the dumbbell up, then take about 4 seconds to lower the weight.
Hypertrophy training should always be a part of your plan, even if your primary goal is strength. Here's why.
Chest press machines work, but they can also wreck your joints. Here's how to get around that.
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It's not about how high the box is. It's about how explosive you are from the ground.
Build strength and set new personal records using compensatory acceleration training. Here's how.
Shoulder pain when bench pressing? Don't stop benching, just try this variation.
If your main goal right now is to build strength, avoid this common mistake.
There's nothing dumber than trying to get stronger without first getting your technique right. Follow these handy guidelines.
Boost your bench press by strengthening your triceps with this exercise. It's also a great way to hit triceps without irritating your elbows.
Using the wider, neutral grip provided by the trap bar allows for a better contraction. Add bands and hold the top position for 2 seconds.
No spotter? These simple tips will allow you to use more weight and stay safe on the bench press.
This is challenging, and it'll trigger new shoulder growth by increasing the time under tension.
Two old-school exercises that are worth trying out. Check 'em out.