The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Making muscles grow. Increasing endurance. Lowering blood sugar. Extending lifespan. Now this.

Latest and Trending

5 Things Big Strong Guys Can't Do

Strong and muscular? Great! Now it's time to ramp up your ability to do shit outside of the gym. Here's how to unlock your real-world strength.

The New Rules of Over-40 Lifting

Everything most young coaches tell you about over-40 training is wrong. Here's why and what to do instead.

The Badass Deadlift Program

Here's a devastatingly effective (and even fun) deadlift program that makes you want to run to the gym to try it out.

Tip: The Bodyweight Lunge Challenge

Fire up those quads, hamstrings, and glutes with this workout challenge you can do anywhere.

Concurrent Training: The Ultimate Cardio Strategy

Get stronger and increase your work capacity and cardiovascular health at the same time. Here's your plan.

Top 10 Ways to Build Mental Toughness

We asked our coaches and experts for their best mental toughness tips. Pick the one that speaks to you and get to work.

Tip: The PPL Training Split

If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

Honest Advice About Steroids

Thinking about using? Our experts have some heartfelt advice for you that you won't hear anywhere else.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

The Best Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

Armor Building

Training is what toughens you up for what's to come. Here's how to build your armor before you need it.

Kroc Rows 101

A step by step guide to performing the most bad-ass upper back exercise in existence.

4 Simple Leg Workouts for Growth

They’re simple, but they’re not easy. Check out the workouts that’ll cure your flamingo legs.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

PLP: The 60-Day Challenge

Increase muscle gain and accelerate fat loss in just a few minutes a day with this simple supplemental workout.

Yoga, Yes Yoga, For Big Bastards

How a few simple poses can make you a better lifter.

Sprinting Towards Single Digit Body Fat

The secret to dropping fat and building a great posterior chain may be just a few hundred meters away. Check out this plan.

Beast Building - Part 1

The first installment of a three-part series that'll turn you into a thick, dense, and rugged beast in three short months.

The Gironda System

Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

Baseball and Bad Men

A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

15 Ways to Foam Roll

Fifteen foam rolling techniques that'll get you ready for the gym much better than stretching.