The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

This amino acid does what creatine can't – it prolongs muscle performance in activities that last longer than 60 seconds.

Latest and Trending

Tip: The Worst Way to Stretch Your Chest

Most people really mess up this common pec stretch. Here's why you should avoid it and what you should replace it with.

Tip: Do This Between Sets for Extra Growth

Spend the first 30 seconds of your rest period doing this and you'll gain some bonus muscle.

Tip: Row Like a Gorilla

Here's your favorite new exercise for back development.

Kettlebells Beat Dumbbells for Biceps

Training the biceps with kettlebells provides stimulation that dumbbells can't hope to duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.

How to Build 50 Pounds of Muscle in 12 Months

DC training works. Never heard of it? Here’s what it is and how to do it.

The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

Tip: The Perfect Number of Sets for Growth

Don't do more sets and reps than you need to. All it does is eat into your recovery and slow down gains. Details here.

Tip: The Right & Wrong Way to Do Weighted Push-Ups

Loaded push-ups with plates or bands are awesome... if you get the resistance in the right place. Here's what you need to know.

Log Your Training Like a Boss

If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.

Building a Bigger Yoke

Because nothing says "I am strong" quite like a monstrous set of traps and a beer keg for a neck.

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

Armor Building

Training is what toughens you up for what's to come. Here's how to build your armor before you need it.

Turn Rest Days Into Growth Days

You're thinking about off days all wrong. And that wrong thinking is the reason you're dissatisfied with your progress in the gym. Here's how to get growing again.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.1

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

6 Push-Up Workouts for Hypertrophy

Make push-ups great again with these complexes that will challenge even the most advanced lifter.

The Hard Body Workout Plan

How do you get shredded while maintaining muscle mass, strength, and athleticism? With these two training methods.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

Dramatic Carbolin19 Study

More muscle, less body fat AND a boost in testosterone? Check out this research.

Ring-push-ups-from-beginner-to-advanced

Tip: Ring Push-Ups – From Beginner to Advanced

Push-ups on rings or straps are not only challenging, they also allow you to train around injuries and really target the chest. Here's how to do them.

Top 6 Challenge Workouts

It's time to see what you're really made of. These deceptively simple workouts build muscle, burn fat, and increase overall fitness... fast.

The Best Damn Diet For Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't train like drug users, and they shouldn't diet like them either. Here's your dietary playbook, natties!

Pull-Ups Vs. Chin-Ups

We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.

Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

Tip: Squat Without Hip Pain

Notice a pinching sensation when you squat? Not good. Here are 5 ways to fix the problem.