The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Climb out of that training rut and challenge your muscles and mental fortitude with these old-school squat workouts.

Latest and Trending

In Defense of Deficit Deadlifts

Is the deficit deadlift a dangerous exercise, or is it a safe way to build super strength? Answer here.

Building the Complete Yoke

This program will build your traps, rear delts, and neck, but also your other yoke muscles.

Tip: Do the Archer Pull-Up

Fresh off the playground: A tutorial on how to do a little-known pull-up variation from the master of bodyweight exercises.

Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull

These are both popular and effective ways of organizing your workouts, but which is right for you? Find out here.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

7 Ways to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Fix this common posture problem. Not only will you look better, but you'll get better results from training.

The 4 Dumbest Forms of Cardio

The four most joint-destroying types of cardio, plus four safer alternatives that burn fat faster.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

Training Frequency and Rest Periods

How often should you train? How long should you rest between sets? Get the answers here.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation

The push-pull training split has been building slabs of muscle for generations. But can it be improved? You bet. Here's how.

The Best Way to Lift Weights

“Eccentric isometrics” are probably the best way to increase strength and size. As a bonus, they'll help you to move like a tiger and feel awesome.

Liquid Smarts

Characters in movies often drink some potion to give them superpowers. Well, here's a real-life potion that could give your brain superpowers.

Tip: The Food That Fights Depression

Could eating more of a certain (delicious) food help stave off depression and anxiety? Here's what you need to know.

This Stuff is Better Than Whole Food

It might just be the most potent health supplement ever made. And it's virtually impossible to mimic its benefits with whole foods. Info here.

The Simple Plan for Ultimate Back Size

Back training advice has become sissified and overcomplicated. Here's how to really build your back.

Tip: Obey the Mirror Rule

Most gyms have mirrors, but did you know there are some unwritten rules about them? Learn them here

The 7 Best Workouts for Fat Loss

Any fool can lose fat, but getting shredded while keeping or even building muscle takes know-how. Here's how to do it.

6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

Olympic Lifting Made Simple

A tested program that will quickly get you dominating on the Olympic lifting platform.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

Tip: Which Type of Milk Should You Drink?

Plant-based milk substitutes are super hot, but which ones, if any, match up to the nutritional hype?

Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

These 4 training methods would kill most guys who think they need to spend two hours in the gym.

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.