The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Maximize your training program by keeping a few simple rules in mind. Check 'em out.

Latest and Trending

Tip: Drop the Cheat Meals

Cheat meals have their place, but not if you're already too fat. It's time for a reality check. Read this... or just run to your safe space and stay fat.

Tip: Avoid Labels that Make You a Victim

Perceived helplessness will keep you out of shape. Here's why.

Tip: Choose the Right Load for Hamstrings

Get this part right and you'll maximize hamstring hypertrophy. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Don't Judge a Workout By Its Length

How long do your lifting workouts last? Don't answer. It doesn't matter much. Here's why.

Fine-Tuning the Clean

You don't have to be a competitive Olympic lifter to benefit from the clean. Build power and explosiveness with one lift. Here's how.

Tip: Master the Push-Back Push-Up

Build your shoulders with this unique delt-dominant push-up variation. Here's how.

Tip: Do Fixation-Insertion Super Sets for Biceps

This is brutal. And smart. But mainly brutal. And it'll trigger biceps growth like nothing else. Check it out.

7 Things You Should Do Before You Die

This isn't your regular bucket list. These are the bodybuilding things you should do before you croak. How many have you checked off?

Tip: Build Your Grip with Deadlift Ramps

This grip strengthening method is flat-out nuts, but it works remarkably fast. Check it out.

Tip: Build Triceps With Mechanical Drop Sets

Extend the pain to extend the gains. Try this smart technique to build those lagging tri's.

Use Rollers and Lacrosse Balls for Gains

Break up the scar tissue that reduces flexibility, contractibility, and blood flow using a roller and a lacrosse ball. Here's how.

The 5 Dumbest Stretching Myths

For decades, gym goers and athletes stretched before workouts and competitions. Then stretching became “bad.” Here's the real story.

Tip: Use the Countdown Method for Delts

This is really going to burn. Badly. But you'll like the results. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Power Shrug for Traps

Use controlled momentum to make barbell shrugs safer and more effective. Here's how.

Tip: Go Negative to Get Positive Results

Sometimes a kick in the butt works better than a pat on the back, especially for fat loss. Here's why.

Tip: Get Photo-Shocked To Spark Motivation

Most people won't do it. It's painful and often embarrassing, but it sure works. Check it out.

Tip: Do The Lazy Lifter Warm-Up

Two minutes, two quick warm-up drills. The fast warm-up for lazy (or busy) lifters. Check it out.

Tip: Try These 4 Leg Curl Tricks

The lying leg curl works, but most people only get half the results they could be getting. Here's how to make it work better.

Tip: Use This Simple Trick to Cook Eggs

An easy way to keep a great protein source handy. Check out this kitchen hack.

Tip: Build Muscle With "Death By" Sets

Got two minutes, a high pain tolerance, and the desire to build muscle? Then this training method is for you.

Tip: Use Contrast Training for Faster Results

Contrast promotes recovery. Here's how to arrange your workouts to take advantage of it for size and strength.

5 Ways Trainers Need to Improve

Is your trainer or coach making one of these common mistakes? If you're the fitness professional, are YOU? Check out the list.

Tip: Do Sweeping Deadlifts for Overall Strength

This tough deadlift variation will make you better at pull-ups, Olympic lifts and more. Check it out.

Tip: Get Ripped. Do Countdown Front Squats.

This is brutal, nasty, and highly effective. Challenge a friend to join you. Or an enemy. Here's how to do it.