Coach Thibaudeau discusses MMA fighters, nervous system recovery, active rest, and more.
Go heavy or go home, right? Well, there's something else you need to do before you go home if you want to build muscle.
To build muscle at an optimal rate, you need to consume extra calories. But how many? Here's an easy formula to use.
After a boot camp workout, Coach Thibaudeau fields questions about external motivation and over-stimulating the nervous system.
Are people who do group fitness classes happier than solo lifters? Here's what science says.
Coach Thibaudeau discusses the four types of recovery after one our boot camp workouts.
After one of our boot camp workouts, Coach Thibaudeau talked about several ways to progress in training.
Sequence these drills in this order before your next leg day and you'll have a better workout.
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.
Your hips are designed to be mobile and powerful. So train them that way. Here's how.
The evidence is strong that it burns fat, too. Here's the science.
Improve hip mobility and strength with this exercise.
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.
A surprising study looks at the recovery rates of 20-somethings vs. 40-somethings.
Protect your butt walnut, pee like a teenager, and live longer. Here's how.
Warm up your shoulders and keep them mobile with this drill. Walk your feet out or elevate them to increase the challenge.
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.
It's hard to beat this simple drill for upper body mobility. Try 50 reps every day.
Only newbies can bring up every lift at the same time. Once you get stronger, you'll have to get smarter. Here's how.