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Sometimes you have to break the rules to build muscle. Here's one example, plus a great way to build your chest.

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Tip: The 3-Point Push-Up Test

Want to get the most out of push-ups? Make sure you can pass this test.

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Tip: Increase Tension to Build Bigger Shoulders

Tension builds muscle. Here's how to ramp it up to build your delts.

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Tip: A Quick Trick for Better Deadlifting

Most lifters struggle with getting their weight back on the deadlift. That leads to poor form and poor performance. Here's how to easily fix it.

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Tip: Do the Front Deadlift, Activate the Nervous System

Do this before your regular deadlift session and you'll perform better. Or just do it for bigger, stronger traps and lats. Here's how.

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Tip: The One-Hand Dumbbell Snatch

Use this movement as a warm-up, to build more explosive power, or to get better at Olympic-style lifting.

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Tip: The 2/1 Technique, Leg Press

With the 2/1 technique, you lift the weight using two limbs and lower the weight with one limb. Here's how it looks.

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Tip: The 2/1 Technique, Leg Extension

Finish off your next leg day with a few sets of these. This is a great technique if your main goal is muscle growth.

Tip: Stop Looking for Motivation

If you always need to be externally motivated, you're not a lifter. You're a hobbyist. Here's why.

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Tip: Fix Your Ugly Kettlebell Swing

Want to do a proper kettlebell swing? Get kicked in the junk. Really, that's the perfect form cue. Here's why.

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Tip: How to Set Up for the Deadlift

Here are three universal rules for the deadlift that work for just about every lifter.

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Tip: Roll Your Back Right

A lot of people today foam roll their backs before or after training, but most are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: The Rolling Dip

Here's a challenging new way to do dips that'll help you move like a gymnast.

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Tip: Lean Away for Wider Delts

Make the lateral raise work even better with this simple modification.

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Tip: Power Shrug for Big Traps

Nothing gives you that look of power like well-developed traps. Try this exercise to build yours.

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Tip: The Victory Raise for Delts

This exercise basically combines all the benefits of a lateral raise, front raise, and band pull-apart.

Tip: The Bodysaw for Real Core Strength

This might just be the toughest ab and core exercise you've never tried. Take a look.

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Tip: How to Make the Cable Crunch Really Work

If you can do a ton of weight or a ton of reps on this exercise, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to make it really work.

Tip: The Plank for Strong People

Planks are pretty easy once you're beyond the newbie stage. Here's how to ramp them up.

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Tip: 2 Weight Belt Mistakes

Top deadlifters know how to use a belt to stay safer and lift heavier. Here are two common mistakes to avoid.

Tip: 3 New Ways to Build Abs

Here's an easy way to strengthen your abs. And a hard way. And a ridiculously hard way. Take a look.

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Tip: The Right Way to Curl

Everyone knows how to curl, right? Wrong. Here's how to really curl to build your biceps.

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Tip: Fix Your Deadlift Technique Fast

Several technique mistakes can be fixed with this simple trick.

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Tip: Most Common Pull-Up Mistake

Most lifters over-pull when doing pull-ups and lat pulldowns. Here's why that's not good and what the movement should look like.

Tip: A Tough New Way to Do Chin-Ups

Chin-ups are awesome. This is even awesomer. Yes, awesomer.