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Tip: Adaptive Resistance: What You Need to Know

Is it time for you to dump a favorite exercise and switch it for something new? Answer these three questions and you'll know.

The Protein Preload

Science says a preload of protein before meals can lead to a leaner body. Now there's another way to do it during a meal. Info here.

Tip: Deadlift – Tripods vs. Elf Slippers

Not many lifters think about the bottoms of their feet when they pull big weights. They should. Here's why.

Tip: Gains Stopped? Do Less, Not More

A new study shows the shocking effects of overtraining. Check this out.

Tip: 3 Ways to Master the Mind-Muscle Connection

Get more muscle growth with internal focus of attention. Here's how.

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Tip: The Bradford Press

Use it as a warm-up or add some weight and build some muscle. Go down only as far as your range of motion comfortably allows.

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Tip: Lawnmower Back Extension

This exercise was designed to stretch the QL muscles (often tight from too much sitting), but also hits the gluteus medius at the top.

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Tip: Dumbbell Spider Curl with Push

Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.

Tip: High Box Jumps – The New Tide Pod Challenge?

The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.

Tip: Stop This!

Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.

Tip: Seminar Syndrome – A Common Trainer Problem

It happens to coaches and trainers, and it can happen to you too.

Tip: Scars and Mobility – What You Don't Know

Got an old scar from an injury or surgery? Surprisingly, it can affect your mobility and athletic movement. Here's what to do.

Tip: Effective Male Contraception, Right Now

The new male pill works, but it chemically castrates you and makes you fat. There's a much better way to stop making babies.

Tip: Eat Dinner, Die a Few Hours Later?

New research shows that a single unhealthy meal can have devastating effects.

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Tip: Single-Arm Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Waiter's Walk

Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.

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Tip: Single-Arm Push Press, Lowered Slowly

Add a slow negative to this classic strength and power movement and you'll get a great full-body exercises for athletes.

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Tip: The Burpee and Reverse Lunge Combo

Yeah, burpees don't suck enough, let's make them tougher! Seriously, this will get you in fighting shape fast.

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Tip: Reverse 21 – Lateral Raise

Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Dumbbell Bench Press

Begin with 7 full reps, then do 7 bottom-half partials, and finally 7 top-half partials.

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Tip: Reverse 21 – Pull-Ups

Start with full reps, then do top-half partials, and finish with bottom-half partials. Your lats will hate you, but you'll love the results.

Tip: Do You Really Need a Training Log?

Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.

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Tip: The Banded Pullover

The pullover is a classic chest exercise, and it hits the lats too. Add a band to increase tension throughout the entire movement.

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Front Squat

If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.