The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

All-about-dips

All About Dips

Are you doing any dips variations? You should be. Here are some interesting options, including straight bar dips and Korean dips, to jazz up your training.

Latest and Trending

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

Steroids for Bodybuilding

A practical guide to physique enhancement with pharmaceuticals

Tip: 10 Training Rules for Athletes

Think you're an athlete? Want to be? Here's what will make you one.

Tip: Advanced Butt Stuff

You've mastered the basic glute-building lifts, now build an even better backside with these two moves.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

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

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

Tip: Build Your Glutes, Boost Athleticism

Add this exercise to your program if you want complete leg and glute development that transfers perfectly into sports.

Tip: Build Your Back With This Unique Training Method

Cluster sets are magical. Here's how to use them for pull-ups.

Tip: Ditch the Decline Sit-Up

The injury potential outweighs the benefits, plus there's a much better exercise for abs. Check it out.

The 4 Best Ways to Lunge

The regular ol' forward lunge is actually the least effective. Check out these superior variations for leg strength.

How to Build Your Own Training Program

Train on your own terms! You should know how to write your own training programs without depending on anyone else. Here's how to do it.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

Dips: The Upper Body Squat

Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.

Dumbbells For Massive Legs

Dumbbells aren't just for upper body lifts. Add variation to your lower body training with these kick-butt dumbbell exercises.

The One Arm Push-Up

The easy-peasy push-up gets a heck of a lot more challenging once you remove a hand from the equation. Here are some tips on mastering this old-school feat of strength.

Ribcage Expansion: Fact or Fiction?

Didn't it seem that the bodybuilders of yesteryear had bigger chests? (We're talking chest circumference here and not pec size, mind you.) Ellington thinks so and he knows why - it was all due to the all-but-lost art of ribcage expansion.

Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs

Screw the rotator cuff! That's right, screw it. When it comes to fixing shoulder pain, the the rotator cuff is over-hyped and gets way too much attention.

Tip: The Most Effective Way to Do Lateral Raises

Get wider faster with this special technique.

Tip: The Most Dreaded Workout

Whether used as your main workout or tacked onto the end, this training method will turn you into a machine... if you survive.

Structured Peptides: The Next Generation of BCAAs

Whether for muscle growth, reduction of fatigue, or to preserve muscle while dieting, structured peptides reign supreme. Here's why.