To use this method, do one rep heavy (85-95% 1RM), then reduce the weight to 75% of 1RM and perform 7-10 reps.
Perform these three exercises as one superset to really nail your glutes and hamstrings while strengthening your lower back.
Use kettlebells for this complex, which includes two types of flyes and one press.
Make the lateral raise work even better with this simple modification.
Build your bench press, and a bigger chest, with this explosive push-up variation. Here's how to do it.
Most people think the bench press builds the best pecs. Well, most people are wrong. The dip is better. And it can be a great triceps exercise as well, if you do it right.
Not only is this is a great exercise the lower body, it'll also improve your squat. Here's how.
This is sometimes called the fat-man pull-up, but it's a great back builder for everyone. Here's how to do it
This is a great overhead press variation if your shoulders are getting cranky. Here's how to do it right.
For many lifters, this specialty bar makes squatting much more effective. Here's how to use it.
It's a CNS activator, a fat burner, and an ab exercise. Here's how to do it.
Turn on the pecs with this drop set to make subsequent pump work more effective.
A pull-apart to increase your bench press? Yes. Try this.
Due to its unique explosive loading methods, Neural Charge Training impacts all levels of neuromuscular function. Here's are 6 examples using a bar.
Is your nervous system too burned out to train productively? Coach Thibaudeau discusses this topic during one of our boot camps.
Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.
Initiate the pull from the floor with the hams. A common mistake is starting too fast off the floor. The feet leave the floor to re-adjust stance width.
Here's a very effective exercise borrowed from Olympic lifting that'll build your upper traps.
Nothing gives you that look of power like well-developed traps. Try this exercise to build yours.
This exercise teaches you to hold the shoulder girdle rigid to avoid strength leaks in pressing lifts. It strengthens the front delts, rotator cuff, and even the lats.
Do this exercise before you bench press and you'll lift more weight.
For triceps thickness, you gotta hit the lateral head. A controlled, dead-stop, 8-10 inch press from pins will do it.
This medley will blow up your pecs in only one set.
After one of our boot camp workouts, Coach Thibaudeau talked about several ways to progress in training.
Build your entire posterior chain – hams, glutes, and low back – with this advanced superset.