The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

The muscle-up looks cool, but if you're using bad technique then it's just a trick. Here's how to make it into an effective exercise.

Latest and Trending

Tip: Your PR Isn't That Important

Are you strong enough?

Perfect-your-kettlebell-swing

Tip: Perfect Your Kettlebell Swing

The kettlebell swing is a great movement. Problem is, most people are butchering it and getting none of the benefits. Let's fix that.

The-most-common-deadlift-mistake

Tip: The Most Common Deadlift Mistake

This is an injury waiting to happen. Here's what to avoid and how to fix the problem.

Tip: Heavy Negatives & High-Rep Finishers

Combine these two methods for fast muscle growth. Here's how.

Tip: 4 + 2 for Strength Gains

Here's a challenging, but smart way to build strength fast.

Tip: Little Range of Motion, Big Muscles

Sometimes you have to break the rules to build muscle. Here's one example, plus a great way to build your chest.

Tip: The 3-Point Push-Up Test

Want to get the most out of push-ups? Make sure you can pass this test.

Tip: Do the Double Barbell Press

It looks crazy, but it'll build your delts and overhead strength like nothing else.

Do-the-front-deadlift-activate-the-nervous-system

Tip: Do the Front Deadlift, Activate the Nervous System

Do this before your regular deadlift session and you'll perform better. Or just do it for bigger, stronger traps and lats. Here's how.

Tip: Your Feelings Don't Matter

Not feeling motivated? Here are three ways to snap out of it and throw some iron around.

Tip: 3 Moves to a Better Front Squat

Can't get comfortable with the front squat? These drills will get you there.

The-one-hand-dumbbell-snatch

Tip: The One-Hand Dumbbell Snatch

Use this movement as a warm-up, to build more explosive power, or to get better at Olympic-style lifting.

Tip: Stop Looking for Motivation

If you always need to be externally motivated, you're not a lifter. You're a hobbyist. Here's why.

How-to-set-up-for-the-deadlift

Tip: How to Set Up for the Deadlift

Here are three universal rules for the deadlift that work for just about every lifter.

Roll-your-back-right

Tip: Roll Your Back Right

A lot of people today foam roll their backs before or after training, but most are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: The Rolling Dip

Here's a challenging new way to do dips that'll help you move like a gymnast.

Lean-away-for-wider-delts

Tip: Lean Away for Wider Delts

Make the lateral raise work even better with this simple modification.

Eccentric-isometrics-for-squats

Tip: Eccentric Isometrics for Squats

Do squats hurt, and not in a good way? This drill will help you fix your squat mechanics and technique.

Tip: High Tension Curls for New Arm Growth

Trigger hypertrophy in your stubborn biceps using this trick.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Pecs

Make this chest-building staple even more effective. Here's how.

How-to-zercher-squat

Tip: How to Zercher Squat

It's nasty and uncomfortable, but it'll make you bigger and stronger. Here's how to do it.

2-weight-belt-mistakes

Tip: 2 Weight Belt Mistakes

Top deadlifters know how to use a belt to stay safer and lift heavier. Here are two common mistakes to avoid.

Tip: 3 New Ways to Build Abs

Here's an easy way to strengthen your abs. And a hard way. And a ridiculously hard way. Take a look.

Fix-your-deadlift-technique-fast

Tip: Fix Your Deadlift Technique Fast

Several technique mistakes can be fixed with this simple trick.