The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Where are all the Buff Guys?

Latest and Trending

Temporal Nutrition - Part 1

we investigate our differences by looking at some hard data, and decide that there can be no sane approach that will work for every "dieter."

Your Doctor, Your Dealer 2

I was on a journey for greater knowledge regarding our friend "Mr. T." This journey took place on foot, in person, and online. It was also well worth it.

Ditch the Holiday Leftovers

I've been riddled with guilt. I threw out a batch of mom's Christmas cookies today. Her fudge went too soft – as did my wife's cornbread-sausage stuffing, the candied yams, and the bowls of lovingly prepared homemade munchies that have been sitting around my house.

Power Broker

An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau

Save Your Parents!

Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.

Exercises You've Never Tried 4

Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.

The Supercharger

A closer look at the supplement that can improve your mind, your muscles, and even your sex life!

Dr. Health Nut

An Interview with Dr. Joseph Mercola

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 2

Last week, John Berardi, Lonnie Lowery, Cy Willson, and that annoying Jared kid from the TV commercials discussed different aspects of carbohydrate metabolism. When last we left them, they were about to start explaining the differences between individual types of carbohydrates.

Regurgitate your Lunch

This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.

Exercises You've Never Tried 3

If you train like everyone else in the gym, then you're probably not training very well. Try these little-known exercises, stand out, and make gains.

Fat Roundtable 2

Getting Even Fatter

Refresher Course 2

Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!

Power Hungry

A Conversation with Jimmy "The Iron Bull" Pellechia

Something's Fishy - Part 2

Across-the-board condemnation of dietary fat is like branding all drugs as bad... or all people of a particular ethnic background as undesirable. I suppose we could call the media hype against fat "nutritional racism."

Something's Fishy - Part 1

"The aim of the legal action is to force the fast-food industry to "offer a larger variety to the consumers, including non-meat vegetarian, less grams of fat, and a reduction of size of their meals."

Hey, Balance This!

What does having a “balanced diet” really mean? And is it even ideal for bodybuilders and athletes? Dr. Lowery looks at several popular approaches.

Level With Me, Doc... How Long Have I Got?

A Comprehensive Look at Lab Tests

Are You Getting Rusty?

Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?

More Can Be Better!

Why you should train each muscle group more than once a week

Awesome Abs – Stage 3

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

8 Questions About Protein

The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.

Dawg School 7

The Bodybuilder's Hierarchy of Needs

Chemical Solution

The Lowdown on the Latest in Bodybuilding Chemistry