After one of our boot camp workouts, Coach Thibaudeau talked about several ways to progress in training.
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.
Train three of the foundational movements patterns by adding these drills into your warm-up.
Improve hip mobility and strength with this exercise.
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.
Warm up your shoulders and keep them mobile with this drill. Walk your feet out or elevate them to increase the challenge.
Set up like a deadlift and use the hips to drive the weight up to a standing position, then lower under control.
The floor variation of this powerlifting accessory exercise builds triceps size and lockout strength on the bench press.
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.
Build head-to-toe stability and balance along with strong, muscular shoulders. Do 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps with a slow tempo.
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.
It's hard to beat this simple drill for upper body mobility. Try 50 reps every day.
Improve your shoulder mobility with this drill.
Occluded extensions alternated with heels-elevated goblet squats for 3 rounds. Remove the wraps and rest 3 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times.
Free up your stiff shoulders and activate your lower traps with this drill.
It's not about how high the box is. It's about how explosive you are from the ground.
Stay upright and avoid bouncing to make this a very effective shrug variation.
Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.
Adopt a few of these drills and feel better fast.
Regular dislocates are popular for warming-up. Add two wrap-arounds to get the most benefits. Here's how.