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Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

The 6 Stages of Transformation

How does a person go from couch potato to shredded beast? In 6 behavioral stages. What stage are you in? Will you make it to the final stage?

Top 10 Ways to Build Mental Toughness

We asked our coaches and experts for their best mental toughness tips. Pick the one that speaks to you and get to work.

Tip: 20 Reps for Killer Glutes

Build your glutes and your quads with this tougher-than-it-looks exercise.

Tip: Hip Thrust for a Stronger Squat

Can this butt-building exercise actually improve your back squat? Researchers have taken a look. You may be surprised.

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.

Tip: Science Finds the Best Butt Exercise for Women

A study involving weight-trained women finds that one glute exercise works better than the others. Check it out.

5 Alternatives to a Painful Squat

If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.

Get Abs Without Being Skinny and Weak

Being big is great, but being big with visible abs is a thousand times better. Here's how to get there.

Tip: The Truth About Progressive Overload

Sure, try to add more weight to the bar, but understand that it has its limits, and it's not that great for building mass. Here's why.

The Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

Think you need tons of exercises? Nope. You just need to do the best lifts more frequently. Here's what they are and how to use them for size.

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.

The Steroid-Marijuana Paradox

Weed hysteria is subsiding and full legality is looming. Are steroids next? They should be. Here's why.

Tip: The PPL Training Split

If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.

Hunger: The Definitive Guide

Controlling hunger is the single most important aspect of creating a diet that works for you. Here's the science-backed way to do it.

Tip: Stop Stretching Your Lower Back

Stretches for the low back can backfire, leading to more tightness and pain. Do this instead.

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Tip: The Power Curl

Set up like a deadlift and use the hips to drive the weight up to a standing position, then lower under control.

Tip: Buy Only This Type of Chicken

What the food industry has done to chicken is horrible. Here's how to shop wisely.

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?

6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

Tip: Stand Up While Training These Muscles

It works far better than you would have ever guessed.

Lean vs. Shredded: The Cold Hard Truth

Getting lean is easy. Getting shredded is the hardest thing you'll ever do. Here are the 8 differences you need to know.

Tip: The Squat You Should Be Doing

All types of squats have their benefits, but this one might just be the best all-around variation.

Tip: 25 Ways to Smash Strength Plateaus

Can't seem to add another 5 pounds to your bench press? Squat or deadlift stuck? Try one of these proven methods.