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Myofibrillar Growth & Conditioning – The Program

Use high-intensity repeat training (HIRT) to build striated muscle, boost athletic strength, and develop machine-like endurance.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

9 Superior Exercises for Abs and Obliques

Think beyond the Pallof press and side plank. You want a strong, jacked core? Build it like this.

The Cure for Puny Calves

Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.

Overhead Press Your Body Weight

Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.

Bulgarian Training Simplified

Bulgarian training works for top Olympic lifters. Here's how average guys and gals can make it work for bodybuilding and powerlifting.

How Hard Do You Need to Work Out?

The average person will gauge the quality of his workout by his level of discomfort. But is driving yourself into the ground every workout necessary?

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

Running Doesn't Suck

Why are people listening to fat guys who squat 800 pounds but can barely move? The truth is, running (not jogging) has a host of benefits to the weight lifter.

Dips: The Upper Body Squat

Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

A Quick Guide to Perfect Dips

The best chest exercise isn't the bench press. It's the dip. Here's how to do it right for big pecs, strong triceps, and healthy shoulders.

11 Principles of Bodybuilding Training - Part 2

Some stunningly smart advice that you can start applying to your workouts immediately.

Reawaken Your Rhomboids

Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

More Gains in Less Time: 5 Pro Tips

These strategies will allow you to make greater gains by doing more work in the gym in a given amount of time.

6 Weeks to Superhero

I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

Tip: Use Cluster Sets for Size & Strength

Cluster sets have always been great for strength gains. Here's a new twist on them that'll maximize hypertrophy too.

Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.