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Standard farmer's walks are awesome for building full-body strength and metabolic conditioning. Now try these cool specialty variations.

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Tip: Single-Arm Push Press, Lowered Slowly

Add a slow negative to this classic strength and power movement and you'll get a great full-body exercises for athletes.

Tip: The Right Way to Crunch

The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Dumbbell Bench Press

Begin with 7 full reps, then do 7 bottom-half partials, and finally 7 top-half partials.

Tip: Do You Really Need a Training Log?

Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Front Squat

If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.

Tip: Shoulder Triples for Strength and Size

Build muscle and keep your shoulders healthy with this time-efficient strategy.

Tip: The Surprising Side Effect of Getting Too Fat

A new study gives us some fascinating insights about fat gain, fat loss, and food deliciousness.

Tip: Free Weights, Machines, and Tribal Thinking

To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.

Tip: Single-Leg Romanian Deadlift

This exercise does a great job preparing the body for your sport, and of course it's a very effective hamstring and glute builder.

Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

Go Fund Yourself!

More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.

Tip: Ankle Mobility for Muscleheads

Poor ankle movement causes problems throughout the body. Here's how to fix yours fast.

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Tip: Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat from Deficit

One way to make an exercise more challenging is to increase the range of motion. Here's an example.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.

Tip: Monster in the Gym, Princess in the Kitchen

Training is the easy part. Nutrition is where things get tough. Here's one way to boost your dietary discipline.

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Tip: Bilateral Four Corners Farmer's Walk

Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.

Tip: Exercise Pills? The Real Science of Mimetics

Science shows that certain compounds improve body comp on their own, but work synergistically when combined with exercise.

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Tip: Over-Pulling On Pull-Ups and Pulldowns

It's a common mistake. Here's what it looks like and how to fix it.

Tip: Parkinson's Law and Effective Workouts

Know this law. Get better results from your training. Check it out.

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Tip: Heel-Elevated Step-Up

The vastus medialis muscle often lags behind in strength. Use this exercise to bring it up and prevent injuries.

Tip: Have a Plan, But Embrace Imperfection

Yes, your workout needs structure. But it also needs to be flexible, which often leads to more gains. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: 5 Foundational Steps to Training Success

Reaching your physique or performance goal is about more than sets, reps, and exercises. Here's how to get your mindset right.

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Tip: Zercher Squat with Zig-Zag Bar

The bar placement in the Zercher squat makes it a lot easier to activate the core and control the low back and pelvis. A straight bar without chains will work too.

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Tip: High Box Squat with Safety Bar

When you have knee or shoulder issues, this is a good alternative to a standard squat. This is the touch-and-go version with chains for overload at the top.