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John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.

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The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Genetics

Genetics do matter. But how much?

Real Men Do Sissy Squats

This forgotten squat exercise is still one of the best ways to build quads.

Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

Tip: Make This Healthy Banana Bread

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

Muscle Up Top, Hustle Down Below

Want a bodybuilder upper body and a linebacker lower body? Here's your program.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

You're Fat. Asians Aren't. Here's Why.

The myths stop here. Here's what you can and can't learn from Asian cultures about health and longevity. You may be surprised.

10 Rules for Hardgainers

Tired of hearing "eat big to get big" by dopes who've always been big? Finally, some smart advice from someone who's been there.

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.

5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.

How to Build Size and Strength Simultaneously

Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

The Truth About EMS

Can you really zap on muscles, get abs, and boost athletic performance with EMS? Yes... and no. Here are the facts.

Tip: How To Meet Women At The Gym

Want to make a connection and not come off as a creeper? You'll need some guidelines written by a woman. Here they are.

Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

Tip: How to Build Quads With Just Bodyweight

No weights, no worries. Slide this tougher-than-it-looks exercise into your next leg day. Works great as a finisher too.

Leg Day in the Smith Machine

If you think the Smith machine isn't functional and doesn't build muscle, you're in for a surprise. Your legs are probably tiny too.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.