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Balance Gut Bacteria. Get Leaner. Get Happier.

Gut bacteria contribute to your mood, your waistline, your overall health, and even the size of your nads. Here's how to make sure you have the right balance.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

Forget PRs. First Own the Weight!

Here's how to master a weight before you even think about going heavier. You'll build more strength, more size, and avoid injury.

Gyno: Everything You Need to Know

What is gynecomastia? What causes it, how can you prevent it, and what can you do if you already have it? Answers here.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

Tip: Drop the Bench Press

Here are two replacements that yield better chest-building results and a lot less joint pain.

4 Things Healthy Lifters Should Be Able to Do

Are you strong? Great! Muscular? Neat! Now make sure you can pass these quick tests so you don't fall over dead.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Bodybuilder Abs, Athlete Core

There's a difference between ab training and core training. Here are some new exercises for both goals.

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

Big Quads, No Squat Rack

Training at home? You don't need a ton of equipment to build impressive quads. Try these five proven exercises.

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

The Squat: 10 Damn Good Tips

Squats aren't all that simple, but these recommendations are. Get under the bar and squat right with these tips.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

Tip: Build A Bigger Upper Back With This Trick

If your back workout is taxing your arms more than your actual back, you've got a problem. Let's fix it.

17 Pounds in 14 Workouts

Seventeen pounds of pure muscle gained in four weeks. Oh, and the workouts were under 13 minutes. Here's how.

The X-Physique Program

Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

Your Protein Intake Is Unbalanced

New research shows that if you only eat a little bit of protein at a couple of meals, you can't make up for it by eating more at another meal.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.

The 10 Best Ways to Build Your Back

Most people get back training all wrong. We asked our experts to give us their best training tips and tricks. Are you missing any of these moves?

How Deep Should I Squat?

Not everyone was meant to squat deep, but a simple test will tell you how deep you can safely go. And if "butt wink" is a problem, there are easy ways to fix it.