The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

Latest and Trending

Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

The 40-Day Program

Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

Tip: High-Dose TRT or Mild Steroid Cycle?

Some docs are prescribing larger dosages of T for men with low test. But is this TRT or an actual steroid cycle? Is it safe? Info here.

The 5 Most Effective Deadlift Alternatives

Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.

Tip: Nail Your Upper Glutes

Train your maximus, but don't forget about your medius. Hit the upper glutes hard with this unique exercise variation.

The Fake Butt Phenomenon

From fitness celebrities to reality stars, augmented asses are everywhere. Here's how they do it and how to spot the pretenders.

The Colorado Experiment: Fact or Fiction

It's one of the greatest bodybuilding stories ever told. And people have been talking about it for over 40 years. But is it true? Here's the real story, written by a man who actually knows.

Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

Lactic Acid Training for Fat Loss

Increase lactic acid to increase growth hormone and get shredded. One problem: It really hurts. Check out the program.

Tip: Unlock New Overhead Strength

Free up your upper back and shoulders and you'll unlock your overhead pressing strength. Here's how.

The Athletic Aesthetic Program

Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

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.

Master the Squat

900-pound squatter Dave Tate shows you how to smash your squat plateau... if you can handle it.

2 Weeks to Shredded

Need to look your absolute best but only have two weeks to do it? We've got the perfect plan for you. Check this out.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

Tip: Crushing Grip Strength, Big Back

Get both with this exercise! Here's how.

Build Muscle at Home

Can't get to the gym because of the weather, a global pandemic, or a zombie uprising? Build muscle anyway with these moves.

Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

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.

6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

Want to look damn good? Want to amplify athleticism? Then train the glutes directly. Here's how to do it while protecting the low back.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

The Best Training Method You're Not Using

This training method adds volume and builds strength, size, and endurance while getting you ripped. It's also fun. Here's how to do it.

4 Easy Ways to Fix Shoulder Pain

Sticky, painful shoulders don't grow or get stronger. Here's why yours hurt and four new ways to get them feeling strong.