The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

Driven by the intelligent and relentless pursuit of muscle since 1998.

Know the difference between a push press grip and a strict overhead press grip? They're not the same.

Latest and Trending

Tip: Don't Be a Gym Marker

It's inconsiderate and everyone thinks you're a wanker. Here's why.

Tip: A New Exercise for an Athletic Butt

Build a strong and powerful backside with this unique exercise that won't leave you sore for days.

Weighted-stair-climbs-for-metcon

Tip: Weighted Stair Climbs For Metcon

Grab some weight and hit the stairs for an intense metcon workout. Here are 5 ways to do it.

The-over-_-back-press-for-shoulders

Tip: The Over & Back Press for Shoulders

Make this partial range exercise last at least 60 seconds per set and you'll trigger new delt growth with constant tension.

Tip: The Right Way to Choose Foods

Four things you can do while grocery shopping to make sure you get the nutrients you need.

Tip: The Only Good Smith Machine Exercise

This crazy-looking training method will improve your bench press strength.

Tip: Boost Your Deadlift With This Exercise

If your deadlift gets stuck halfway up, this accessory exercise will help unstick it.

Can-you-handle-the-medball-tri-set

Tip: Can You Handle the Medball Tri-Set?

Hit your abs, triceps, and chest. All you need is a medicine ball.

The-seated-cable-shrug

Tip: The Seated Cable Shrug

Nail your middle and lower traps with this shrug variation.

The-t-bench-chest-press

Tip: The T-Bench Chest Press

This technique improves your bench press mechanics and pressing power. Here's how to do it.

Master-the-chin-up-shrug

Tip: Master the Chin-Up Shrug

Build your traps and upper back with bodyweight. Here's how.

Master-the-foam-roller-chest-press

Tip: Master the Foam Roller Chest Press

Build your chest and improve your lifting mechanics with this bench press variation.

How to Build a Stubborn-Ass Muscle

Got a hard-to-grow body part or weak muscle group? Here's how 7 of our experts brought theirs up.

Tip: Lift With Two, Lower With One

This training method builds muscle several different ways, including increasing growth factors like IGF-1. Here's how to do it.

The-head-off-chest-press

Tip: The Head-Off Chest Press

Build more strength and hit your pecs harder with this simple but challenging adjustment.

Tip: Careful, 'Roids Make You Forget Stuff

We know what performance-enhancing drugs can do for your muscles, but what about your mind? A new study has some answers.

Tip: Drop, Fail, Grow

First recruit all the muscle fibers you can, then fatigue them for massive gains. Here's how.

Tip: A New Exercise for Big Shoulders

Build your delts AND keep them healthy with this challenging new exercise.

Squat-jumps-for-more-muscle-recruitment

Tip: Squat Jumps for More Muscle Recruitment

Recruit more muscle, wake up your nervous system, and get more athletic. Squat jumps bridge the gap between jumping in sport and squatting in the gym.

4-ways-to-boost-your-bench-press

Tip: 4 Ways to Boost Your Bench Press

Here's a quick overview of four methods more advanced lifters use to bench press more weight and keep the gains coming.

Tip: No Pain, All Gain

Pain vs. discomfort in the gym. Here's why you better know the difference.

Master-the-anti-press

Tip: Master the Anti-Press

This tough core exercise will also build shoulder strength and mobility. Take a look.

Tip: It's Lifting. Not a Nursery Rhyme.

Train insane or remain the same? Makes a catchy slogan, but it's ultimately a dumb idea. Here's why.

The-bodyweight-triceps-extension

Tip: The Bodyweight Triceps Extension

Blast those puny triceps and strengthen your core with one exercise.