The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Studies show how competition allows you to achieve things you couldn't have otherwise. Check this out.

Latest and Trending

Straddle-hip-belt-squats

Tip: Straddle Hip Belt Squats

Think of this as a T-bar row, but for your legs. It will smoke your quads.

The-best-way-to-do-flyes

Tip: The Best Way to Do Flyes

Make this exercise work even better for pecs. Here's how.

Tip: Master the Behind-the-Neck Push Press

This safer way of pressing behind the neck is also a powerful shoulder builder. Check it out in action here.

Straight-bar-dips

Tip: Straight Bar Dips

This dip variation not only looks cool, it teaches you to perfect your form and prevent sag on regular dips. Hits your core too.

3-second-paused-bench-press

Tip: 3-Second Paused Bench Press

Getting stuck at the bottom of your bench press? Use this technique to build bottom-up strength.

Sandbag-complex

Tip: Sandbag Complex

Sandbags are great training tools, especially when you put a series of exercises together into a complex (use one weight, no rest between exercises).

Tip: Thibaudeau vs. Kidney Damage

Here's how Coach Thibaudeau fought back, took control of his health, and still managed to get stronger and leaner.

The-jm-press-with-ss-bar

Tip: The JM Press with SS Bar

This triceps exercise is popular in powerlifting circles. Make it even better by using a safety squat bar which acts as a form guide.

Tip: The Side Stretch You Should Be Doing

Do this oblique stretch before and after training and feel awesome. Check it out.

Face-pull-with-underhand-grip

Tip: Face Pull With Underhand Grip

Go lighter and slower with this underhand variation of the face pull. This version of the exercise is better as a corrective or activation drill.

Glute-bridge-walkouts

Tip: Glute Bridge Walkouts

Try this bodyweight exercise for glutes and hams. Keep the hips up throughout the whole set. Walk your legs out at an angle, like a V.

The-banded-dumbbell-flye

Tip: The Banded Dumbbell Flye

Add a band to your dumbbell flyes and pump out more gains.

Weighted-core-work-with-a-band

Tip: Weighted Core Work With A Band

A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.

Tip: Bicep Training for Powerlifters & Strongmen

You don't just want big arms, you want arms that are as strong as they look. Here's how to get them.

3-mobility-drills-for-chest-_-shoulders

Tip: 3 Mobility Drills for Chest & Shoulders

Do these drills before you press or pull to alleviate upper body tension and tightness, and prevent injury.

Tip: The Best Exercise for a Shoulder Pump

If you have trouble feeling your delts work, give this crazy looking exercise a try. Here's how to do it.

The-touch-and-go-deadlift

Tip: The Touch-and-Go Deadlift

Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.

Tip: A Crazy New Way to Bench Press

Build a better chest, protect your shoulders, and boost your regular bench press with this unique exercise.

Trx-fallouts

Tip: TRX Fallouts

For this anti-extension core exercise, set up in a slight forward lean. Fall forward with no back sag. Shift your weight onto your heels to return to the start.

The-back-exercise-form-fixer

Tip: The Back Exercise Form Fixer

Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.

Tip: Boost Your Bench With Timed Dumbbell Presses

One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.

Tip: The Back-Off Chin-Up Workout

The fastest way to boost your chin-up strength. Check it out.

Tip: Do You Meet These 5 Fitness Standards?

Can you do all five of these things? You should be able to. Check the list.

The-fighter's-lunge

Tip: The Fighter's Lunge

Step back with one leg. As you come back up, lift the dumbbell with the thigh: flex your hip and raise your knee just above a 90-degree angle with the floor.