Okay, you can lift weights together. But there are some differences you need to know, especially when it comes to rest periods.
Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.
The smart lifter's approach to training and nutrition programs.
Ready to get nearly naked and step onto the competitive stage? Probably not. Here's why.
Shrugs are great, but most lifters only do them vertically. They can also be done horizontally to hit different areas of the traps and back.
Improve your form and movement mechanics on all rowing exercises with this teaching exercise. Bonus: It boosts your bench press by teaching you lat engagement.
If you can do this exercise for 15 seconds per set, you're pretty awesome. Check it out.
When does lifting, dieting, and competition go from healthy to detrimental? Well, here are a few signs.
Who'd have guessed that frying makes these foods healthier? Check out the science here.
It's highly likely that lifters will mistakenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure. Here's why.
Since the dawn of strength training, lifters have opted for red meat, believing it conveyed strength and endurance. Here's why you might want to rethink things.
These foods have the potential to build more muscle, burn more fat, and maybe cure a lot of things that ail you.
Balanced training is great for beginners, but not so much for the experienced lifter. Here's why.
Should you change how you train after the age of 40 or so? Maybe you just need a change in mindset instead.
Coach Thibaudeau discusses MMA fighters, nervous system recovery, active rest, and more.
Coach Thibaudeau discusses the four types of recovery after one our boot camp workouts.
This bodyweight move not only builds your forearms, it's a great way get ready for serious gymnastic-based training.
They can get annoying to other people sometimes, but science says they can also help you get lean. Check it out.
The NHC is a tough exercise for the hams and glutes. The key is to lower slowly under control and pull yourself back up. Too tough? Add a band.
Looks simple enough, but this is one of the toughest hamstring exercises there is.
Hypertrophy training should always be a part of your plan, even if your primary goal is strength. Here's why.
Not only is this a great exercise for delts, it'll also strengthen your obliques and abs. Try 4-5 sets of 5-8 reps for strength gains.
If your main goal right now is to build strength, avoid this common mistake.
Boost your bench press by strengthening your triceps with this exercise. It's also a great way to hit triceps without irritating your elbows.