The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

Latest and Trending

4 Weeks To A Bigger Chest

You want pumped-up pecs that you can balance a bottle of pilsner on in just 4 weeks? Get ready to train chest heavy, hard, and frequently.

Bodybuilding's Next Frontier

High frequency training is the future of bodybuilding. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

Heal that Hunchback!

Many lifters develop a head-forward, kyphotic posture. Add in computers and gaming and this can lead to trouble. Here’s how to fix it.

Tip: The Best Substitution for Dips

Can't do dips? Train your chest and triceps with this bodyweight move instead.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

Reeves Deadlift: The Classic Lift Upgraded

A new look at the forgotten movement that played a big part in creating one of history's most admired bodies.

The 30-Day Bro Diet

The traditional bodybuilding diet looks bland to the general public, but here's why you should try it at least once.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

The Most Efficient Warm-Ups, Period

If your warm-up takes more than 15 minutes, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to get fired up for training, fast.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

4 Exercises for a Thick Back

Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

A Letter to Young Jim Wendler

This hardcore advice about training and life for young Jim Wendler might just be the same advice you need to hear right now. So listen up, get fired up, and get to work!

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

Carb Cycling for Fat Loss

Think carb cycling is too damn complicated for real men to follow? Coach Henriques' plan is as simple as it is effective.

The Small Calf Solution

Never take calf-building advice from guys with naturally huge calves. Instead, seek advice from the guy who had small calves but built them up. Get that advice here.

Beast Building - Part 1

The first installment of a three-part series that'll turn you into a thick, dense, and rugged beast in three short months.

The Lost Art of Hamstring Training

Most people, even lifters, have weak hamstrings. Here’s why and how to get them bigger and stronger.

Isometrics for Mass!

A new way to use isometric training for size and strength.

Fitter and Stronger – No Gym Required

A lot of bodyweight workouts neglect the back, shoulders, and posterior chain. Not this time. Here's how to hit everything from home.

How to Eliminate Love Handles & Muffin Tops

A fat waist is symptomatic of insulin insensitivity. You need to attack it with a combo of specific eating strategies, diet, exercise, and supplements. Here's how.

The Best Cardio for Hardcore Lifters

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.