Is your nervous system too burned out to train productively? Coach Thibaudeau discusses this topic during one of our boot camps.
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.
Whether you're a newbie or an advanced bodybuilder, here's why you need to reinforce your strength base.
There's a halo of health around them, but are natural flavors any better than artificial flavors? You may be surprised.
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.
It turns out that whole grains are hugely anti-inflammatory. Here's the science.
Nail your upper back by taking the inverted row to the next level.
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.
Is it time for a bulking phase? Are you sure? Here's an easy guideline to follow.
Train three of the foundational movements patterns by adding these drills into your warm-up.
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.
Looks simple enough, but this is one of the toughest hamstring exercises there is.
It takes an open mind and a big toolbox to keep progressing as an experienced lifter. Here's what you need to know.
Many people are unaware they're doing this. Check it out.
Use an explosive dip and drive to power the dumbbell up, then take about 4 seconds to lower the weight.
Build head-to-toe stability and balance along with strong, muscular shoulders. Do 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps with a slow tempo.
These stretches are common, but they often lead to even more painful problems. Here's what to do instead.
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.
Chest press machines work, but they can also wreck your joints. Here's how to get around that.