The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.

Latest and Trending

Tip: End Every Workout With Your Worst Lift

Pick one lift and do 3-4 sets at 80% of your max at the end of every training session. Here's why.

Shut Up and Get Strong

Want to lose fat? Get strong. Want to build muscle? Get strong. Want to be a better athlete? Get strong. Here's why and how to do it.

The Starch That Burns Body Fat

When prepared the right way, foods like grains, beans, and potatoes can actually turn you into a fat-burning machine. Here's how.

Tip: Avoid Soy Protein

For bodybuilders and strength athletes, soy protein is no better than water. Here's why.

Tip: Superset for Spinal Health & Increased Strength

Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.

Tip: Ladies, Build Muscle to Get Leaner

Lift weights to lose fat. Use these 4 training tools for a smokin' physique.

Tip: To Build Big Delts, Train Multiple Angles

The big lifts are foundational, but isolation and time under tension are crucial for shoulder size. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Keep Testosterone Levels High to Live Longer

Low T is associated with a higher death rate. It also makes you fat. Here's why you should pay attention to testosterone levels.

Tip: Do This 5 Minute Pull-Up Workout Twice a Week

Set a timer for five minutes and do as many pull-ups as you can. Here's why and how to program it.

Tip: Do Weighted Stair Climbs for Metcon

One of the best metabolic conditioning exercises you can do... if you have the guts. Check out these five brutal variations.

Tip: Do the Jettison Technique Barbell Curl

All you need is a bar, a band, and the ability to withstand pain. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Fix Your Dumbbell Row to Build More Muscle

Don't pull the dumbbell straight up. Instead, use a dragging J motion. Watch this video.

Tip: Do the Pallof Press for a Strong Core

For great abs and obliques, skip the machines and do this safe, effective, and very tough exercise.

Tip: Learn the Zercher Squat

Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Control Nutrient Partitioning With C3G

Turn food into muscle instead of storing it as fat by maximizing muscle nutrient uptake.

Tip: Do 7-4-7 Deadlifts to Boost Performance

This workout builds muscle, increases work capacity, and burns fat. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Shoulder Injuries with Spiral Loading

Here's how to prevent wrecked shoulders by getting your setup right.

3 Ways to Control Insulin and Get Jacked

Insulin means everything when you're trying to get lean or build muscle. It can either make you fat or it can get you big and ripped. Here's how to control it.

Tip: Train Movements First, Muscles Second

Isolation work has its place, but most of your workout program should revolve around these 6 major movement patterns.

Tip: Squeeze Your Glutes for Better Abs

Contracting the glutes during ab-wheel rollouts works the core musculature harder and fires up the abs.

Tip: Stop Icing Your Injuries

Turns out, icing your injuries doesn't help and may even hinder the healing process. Luckily, there are better methods. Read this.

Tip: Do Pull-Throughs for Stronger Squats and a Great Butt

Figure competitors and guys who squat 900 pounds have something in common. They use cable pull-throughs to build great posterior chains. Here's how.

Tip: Fire Up Your Glutes With This Exercise

This is like a concentration curl for your butt. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Change Your Grip for a Stronger Overhead Press

These two simple tweaks can boost pressing strength for bigger, stronger delts. Check 'em out.