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The hamstring curl seems simple enough, but there's a lot more to it than most lifters think. Here's what you need to know.
Here's a smart way to build biceps that manipulates leverages, allowing you to extend the set and target different muscle fibers.
Do this for only one set at the very end of your triceps workout. First iso-hold 20 seconds, second 15 seconds, last hold for 10 seconds.
After a boot camp workout, Coach Thibaudeau fields questions about external motivation and over-stimulating the nervous system.
The key is that it's not a bounce; it's a one-second pause. Tension is maintained and the bar is lowered under control.
Use this variation of the band pull-apart to reduce soreness and pain.
Stay upright and avoid bouncing to make this a very effective shrug variation.
Fix the most common problems and learn to perform it the right way to target the muscles you most want to improve.
This exercise basically combines all the benefits of a lateral raise, front raise, and band pull-apart.
Build your lagging lats and boost your deadlift strength at the same time. Do the sweeping deadlift. Here's how.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
Everyone knows how to curl, right? Wrong. Here's how to really curl to build your biceps.
Do as many good reps as you can in the 4-6 rep range. Your goal will then be to double that number of reps. To do that you take short rest periods (15 seconds).
Build bigger pecs and keep your shoulders healthy with this exercise. Check it out.
Use this movement as a warm-up, to build more explosive power, or to get better at Olympic-style lifting.
Shake up your back training with this exercise variation that really targets the lats.
Make this popular exercise work even better. Here are a few tips.
This chest exercise will challenge your pecs in a whole new way. And that means more muscle growth.
For complete shoulder development, don't forget the anterior delts. This complex with light them up.
Part of Neural Charge Training, the frog jump involves the glutes and hamstrings, whereas a vertical jump is more pure quads.
Got delts? Use this constant tension movement to really bring up your shoulders.
The muscle snatch is the best Olympic-style lift for those who just want to get bigger and stronger. It's also easy to learn. Here's how to do it.
You've never tried this classic shoulder builder before. It's great for the medial delts. Take a look.
Coach Thibaudeau discusses the four types of recovery after one our boot camp workouts.