The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

This mechanical advantage drop set, using a kettlebell, builds functionality, muscle, and strength far better than dumbbells.

Latest and Trending

Tip: 4 Rules to Make Any Eating Strategy Work

Here's why all of us need to be a little more open-minded when it comes to eating for muscle gains and performance.

Tip: Set Your Hammies and Glutes on Fire

Build a stronger backside with this new twist on a classic exercise.

Tip: Get Stronger Overhead – 3 Exercises You Need

These accessory moves will help you build your barbell overhead press and a whole lot more. Check 'em out.

Stuff We Like – Footwear 2

We asked T Nation fans about their favorite gym shoes. Here's what they like, plus some staff faves.

Tip: The Weirdest-Looking Hamstring Exercise

You'll get some stares in the gym, but the results will be worth it.

Tip: Bulletproof Your Biceps

Bicep tears suck. Prevent them by doing this unique exercise.

D is for Detox (and the Dummies Who Do It)

It might be true that the body sometimes needs some help to detoxify itself, but you can't do it with cleanses or enemas. Here's how you can.

Tip: A Better Leg Extension

Build bigger quads with this quick adjustment.

Tip: Are Single-Joint Exercises Worthless?

A new study involving both naturals and druggies sheds some light on this common question. Check it out.

Tip: Fix Your Cranky Neck and Traps

Lifting weights can be a pain in the neck. Like, literally. Here's how to fix it and prevent future problems.

Tip: Two Rotational Exercises for a Powerful Core

Punch like Tyson. Kick like a mule. Use these two proven moves to crank up your core strength.

30 Days of Shoulders: 21-30

Fix your shoulders then make them huge. Ten more tips you need to know.

Tip: Know Your Triggers

What are your trigger foods? Here's how to know and what to do about them when it's time to uncover your abs.

Tip: Your Wife Is Making You Fat

And you're making her fat too, ya jerk. Check out these startling new findings and learn what to avoid.

Tip: Make This Healthy Banana Bread

Anyone can make this healthed-up, macro-friendly dessert. No chef skills required.

Tip: The Full-Body Lunge

This drop set will annihilate your legs AND your upper back, traps, biceps, and abs. Check it out.

How to be a Social Media Fitness Star

Here's how to give advice on the internet, find your tribe, thwart trolls, and keep your soul intact.

Tip: The Exercise To Do Before Deadlifting

Warm up with this simple move and you'll be able to deadlift more weight safely. Check it out.

Tip: Alkaline Water Doesn't Completely Suck

The ads for alkaline water say it'll cure everything. It can't, but there's at least a grain of truth behind it.

Tip: Master the Pendulum Pull-Up

Build your upper back with a twist on this classic bodyweight exercise.

Tip: Elbows Inflamed? Build Biceps Anyway

Got elbow pain? Stop making it worse with your arm training. Try this instead.

Tip: The Fastest Full Body Stretch

Don't waste half your workout trying to get mobile. Try this efficient stretch.

Tip: The Glute Exercise for Athletes

Yeah, yeah, it'll make your butt look good too. Check it out.

Stretching Gone Wrong

Most fit pros think we can't get enough stretching. Are they right? Nope. Here's why.