The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Not everyone likes cardio or metcon, but everyone needs some form of it. So what's best for people who'd rather be lifting? We asked our pros.

Latest and Trending

How to Train for Non-Stop Muscle Growth

You can choose the best exercises, but if these four variables are screwed up you'll be leaving gains on the table. Here's everything you need to know.

Tip: This Beats the Bulgarian Split Squat

Hammer your legs with this exercise variation that's safer and tougher than the original. Take a look.

The Perfect 6-Minute Warm-Up

Don't waste all your training time warming up. But don't skip the warm-up either. Get primed to lift in just 6 minutes. Here's how.

Complete Guide to Big Biceps & Triceps

If this smart, brutal plan doesn't help you build your biceps and triceps, nothing will. Do it, then go buy some new T-shirts.

Tip: Build Your Pecs with the Squeeze Press

Looks weird, works great for building a bigger chest. Here's how to do it.

Predator Conditioning

Torch fat and retain muscle. Attack your conditioning like a predator. Don't run from it like prey.

How to Get Better at Anything

Teach yourself to eat more vegetables, do more pull-ups, lift more weight, or anything else you think you should be doing. Here's how.

What You Don't Know About Your Thyroid

Everything you ever wanted to know about the thyroid, from testing to drugs to the foods you need to eat for optimal function.

The 3 Worst Types of Conditioning

These popular conditioning exercises can damage tendons, ligaments, and joints. Here are the worst offenders, plus some safer alternatives.

Lift 3 Days a Week and Grow

No time to train six days per week? No worries. You can build muscle and increase strength with these intelligent and tough full-body workouts.

The Best Exercises. Period.

The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

Advanced 21s for Hypertrophy

A classic biceps-building technique popularized by Arnold gets a 21st century reboot that you can apply to the whole body.

Big Forearms, Crushing Grip

Building menacing forearms and developing a bar-bending grip require two unique approaches. Here's how to get both.

Conditioning When the Weather Stinks

Being in shape isn't about sporting “ripped abz,” it's about being physically capable of being a man. Here's how to get there when the weather ain't cooperating.

6 Coaches Weigh in on Pull-Ups

You know you should be doing pull-ups. But what's the best way to attack them? Six of our coaches tell you what works for them.

The Power of 3 Program

A simple yet highly effective 3-day-a-week program that cuts out all the B.S. and gets you super strong.

Leg Press vs. Squat: The Final Chapter

It's a battle practically as old as bodybuilding, but the exercise efficiency guy settles the argument once and for all.

The Hierarchy of Fat Loss

Strapped for time? That doesn't mean you can't lose fat. Prioritize your training to burn fat rapidly. Here's how.

Sexy Female Training

A diet and workout plan for females wanting a lean, athletic look. Check it out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 1

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

The Periodization Bible - Part 1

Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

Structured Peptides: The Next Generation of BCAAs

Whether for muscle growth, reduction of fatigue, or to preserve muscle while dieting, structured peptides reign supreme. Here's why.

Leaner, Healthier, and Still Squatting 800

John has always been strong. But could he stay strong while losing over 135 pounds? Check out his dramatic story.

5 Fun Workouts for Work Capacity

Do more work and recover from it easily. Build your work capacity and become more useful, in the gym and out. Here's how.