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Micro-PA Activates Hypertrophy

Stimulate muscle growth by activating mTOR, which is the master enzyme responsible for muscle protein synthesis.

8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.

Weird Workouts That Really Work

Shake up your training with Tabata for biceps, eccentric roll-outs for abs, and speed push-ups.

Fear is Good

Fear is the single best predictor of weightlifting success - not the absence of fear, but actually experiencing it.

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?

The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.

Program Shock: Do the Opposite

Shock your body into building more muscle in just two weeks using Opposite Training. Here’s how.

Double-Paused Deadlifts

Deadlift stuck? Here's a trick that will quickly improve your technique and help you set a new PR.

Last Set Mayhem

Combine volume and intensity by performing multiple sets and then taking the last set to muscle-tearing oblivion.

Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?

Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

Find Your Fight

What are you fighting for? Why do you do this? Answer that question and all this training and diet stuff will get easier and more rewarding.

Supercharge Your Shoulders to Lift Heavier

Do this simple test on your shoulders, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your bench, pull-ups, and press explode.

Change Your Thinking, Build Your Body

Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.

Timed Carries for Traps, Arms & Core

Build a stronger grip, great abs, monstrous traps, and a serious set of arms with timed sets of heavy carries.

Do You Need the Olympic Lifts?

Do athletes really need to perform Olympic lifts to be fast and explosive? Not really, says this coach. Here’s why.

Stack-10 Training

Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.

What's Best, 3 or 6 Meals Per Day?

Eat smaller meals more often, right? Or are larger, less frequent meals the way to go? Here’s what science has to say.

Stop Jerking Your Deadlift

Guys who can pull a ton don't get there by jerking the weight up. Here's the right way to get set for a big PR.

Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.

Scratch List Training

Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.

The Fructose Verdict

A lot of folks are afraid of fructose. Should they be? Here are the facts.