The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?

Latest and Trending

The Tao of Boyle

38 years of under-the-bar experience, the best exercises, and why back squats still suck.

The Tao of Dr. Clay Hyght

The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.

Supplements vs. Whole Foods

Where does healthy, muscle-building nutrition really come from, the garden or the supplement bottle? The answer may surprise you.

Exercise Progressions for Bigger Pulls

Slow down there, Hoss; you can't start pulling heavy weights from the get-go. Let us show you the proper progressions to make your deadlift truly worthwhile.

The Tao of Martin Rooney

Too often we get lost in the insignificant stuff. We need to step back and look at the big picture. What are we trying to do? Grow bigger muscles and become indestructible, of course.

Three Work-Arounds for Physique Success

Get bigger legs when you can't squat. Build muscle when you can't even hold on to weights. Get leaner when cardio stops working. Nick T. shows you how.

T Nation Twitter - Calves Edition

Got barely enough time to check your email? The T NATION coaches serve up some savory knowledge about calf training, quick, fast, and in a hurry.

Exercises You've Never Tried 20

If your progress has stalled or you just need a new challenge, here are ten exercises to try out you may not have ever seen before.

From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.

The Get Lean Quick Scheme

A radical 7-day diet and workout plan guaranteed to kickstart fat loss.

The Body Shop 1

Dr. Clay Hyght helps sculpt the bodies of a few lucky T NATION readers by diagnosing their weaknesses and telling them how to fix them.

T Nation Twitter - Short Answers to Short Questions

Got barely enough time to check your email? The T Nation coaches cut to the chase to cure your training woes.

Dirty Nutrition 3

Bowden reveals the truth about organic food, grapefruit as a fat loss food (it works!), soy (it's still bad), palm oil, and other juicy dietary tidbits.

Operation Barbell: 10 Money Exercises

Want to add slabs of muscle and get powerful? You can’t go wrong with these exercises.

Dirty Nutrition 2

Dr. Bowden describes the perfect meathead breakfast, after which he discusses addictive foods, CLA, sugar alcohols, and oh yeah, Megan Fox.

Dirty Nutrition 1

Jonny Bowden pulls out his nutritional whipping stick and whomps on NO2 products, trans fats, and even poor ol' cows.

Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.

Why You Aren't Getting Bigger

Eating more and training more can get you pretty far. But if you’ve stopped making progress, it’s time to reassess and do things differently. Here’s what may be putting your gains on hold.

Mythbusters 7

Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.

Mythbusters 6

So you think you're hot stuff cuz you load up the leg press with 16 plates? Too bad that translates to about as much weight as your grandma can lift.

Training Tips From A to Z

Tony is back with 26 new tips to advance your training and nutrition knowledge.

Hardball Nutrition for Muscle

Our panel of nutritional scientists answer your questions about protein, energy drinks, mass plans and more. Check it out.

Add 20 Pounds to Your 1RM Today

3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.