The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Pull-up

Hellfire Reps

A simple technique that forces you to use better form and full range of motion. It'll burn like heck, but you'll like the results!

Latest and Trending

5-4-3-2-1 Shoulder Workout

A shoulder workout that uses unique movements based on almost every conceivable training stimulus.

Top 10 Tips from a Pro Bodybuilder

IFBB pro Amit Sapir condenses over 20 years of training knowledge into 10 tips for novices and 10 tips for advanced lifters.

How I Finally Got Muscle to Grow - Phase 3

Enter the Intensity Phase. Supersets, drop sets, slow tempos, partial reps, it's all here! Bring a puke bucket.

Micro-Mod Sets For Mass

If you slightly change your grip or your stance on every rep or two, you recruit a far greater number of motor units.

Which Wolf Are You Feeding?

Are you scanning the world for excuses or opportunities? Read this, get your act together, and reach your goals.

8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

Last Set Mayhem

Combine volume and intensity by performing multiple sets and then taking the last set to muscle-tearing oblivion.

Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.

Scratch List Training

Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.

Real Core Training: Offset Loading

How adding more weight to one side of the body can help you smash even the most stubborn plateaus.

The 2 Minute Injury Fix

Compression wrapping is an inexpensive way to treat those troublesome knees, wrists, and elbows. Here's how to do it.

The Effort Factor

is is a piece of the puzzle that most people think they have, but really don't. It's true in the gym and it's true in the rest of your life.

Smash 3 PRs in One Month

Train the assistance lifts more like the big three and watch your personal records fall like dominoes. Here's the full plan.

10 Challenging New Ways to Chin-up and Row

Masochistic new variations of the chin-up and row to smash your plateaus and build a brick-wall back.

The Novelty Workout

While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.

In Search of the Perfect Rep

Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

8 Things I Learned in 2012

The most successful coaches stay on top cause they never stop learning. Here's what one of the best learned last year.

Omega-6 vs Omega-3 Who Cares

Do you really need to worry about the ratio between omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids? Here’s what science has to say.

Learn Only 1 Lesson in 2013

Nate Miyaki says to forget the resolutions, forget the endless string of magical diet and training tips; all you need to do is learn one simple lesson.

Opening Up The Fat Loss Playbook

If dieting was an NFL team, this is the playbook you'd use to win the big fat-loss game. Check it out.

Becoming A Personal Trainer

Have the recent economic woes led you to consider becoming a personal trainer? You should read this first.

Train Like a Man 5

You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.

7 Random Training Tips

Seven things you need to do to reach your lifting goals.

Train Like A Man 4

There’s cardio and then there’s warrior cardio. Do the latter. Here’s how.