The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Use this 5-step assessment to know if you should stop a set or continue.

Latest and Trending

Tip: Ditch Your Arm Day

There's a smarter way to build bigger, stronger biceps. Check it out.

Tip: A New Way to Push Press

The barbell push press is a strength and power-building staple. Here's how to get even more out of it.

Tip: A New Way to Lift a Barbell

This is a great exercise for shoulders, core, and more. Easy to learn, challenging to do! Check it out.

Tip: A New Way to Keep Your Shoulders Healthy

Prevent injuries and keep your delts feeling good with this quick exercise you can do anywhere.

Tip: Stop Rowing Wrong

You're not starting a lawnmower when you do dumbbell rows. Here's a better way to row for big gains.

Tip: Stop Whoring Yourself Out

You see it everywhere on social media these days. Here's the real problem.

Tip: 5 Ways to Make Bodybuilding Better

Why competitive bodybuilding is in trouble and how to actually fix it.

Tip: Do the Sandwich Press for Big Pecs

Want to recruit as many chest fibers as possible? Yes, you do. Add this to the end of your next chest workout.

Tip: Take the 1-Minute Pull-Up Challenge

It's tougher than it sounds. Check out the details of the challenge here, then let us know how you do.

Tip: Take the Ultimate Stability Challenge

This is a true test of full-body stability, strength, and motor control. Take a look.

Tip: 3 Great Things About Lifting Weights

Sure, you'll build muscle and strength, but there's more. Here's what non-lifters just don't know.

How to Save Bodybuilding From Itself

Traditional competitive bodybuilding is in decline. Why? And how can it be saved or improved? Should it be? We asked our experts and insiders.

Tip: Challenge Yourself. In the Gym and Out

How weight training can improve your mindset and your entire life.

Tip: Unlock New Gains

Here's the smart way to build training intensity and keep the gains coming.

Tip: The First Step to Fat Loss

It's surprising how many people miss this step because they get caught up in the details. Let's set things straight.

Tip: Use Progressive Reps to Build Biceps

If your biceps have stopped growing, it's time to try something new, like this superset. Check it out.

Tip: Set Your Quads on Fire

Build those toothpick legs with this painful but effective squatting method. Check it out.

Tip: A New Way to Build Biceps

Yes, it's odd looking. But it's also a super effective way to trigger new arm growth. Take a look.

Tip: Focus On the Big Stuff

You might be standing in the way of your own progress and not even know it. Here's how to zoom out and evaluate your training.

Tip: Progress Stalled? Run This Checklist

No muscle gains? No fat loss? Answer these questions to make sure you have the basics covered.

Tip: The Best Exercise to Boost Your Deadlift

If you miss your big pulls at the bottom of the lift, there are three problems that need to be addressed. This accessory exercise fixes them all.

Tip: Do the Dead-Stop Row for Back & Core

Build your back and strengthen your core with one awesome exercise. Take a look.

Tip: Do This 3-Squat Drop Set

Hit a new squat PR by using this smart mechanical drop set to improve your technique and strengthen any weak links. Check it out.

Tip: Do 50 Reps in 5 Minutes

The fastest, toughest workout strategy you'll ever use. Take a look.