The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

One simple exercise can help you build more power and athleticism than any other. Oh, and it'll get you ripped too. Here’s how to do it.

Latest and Trending

The Russian Approach to Size and Strength

Strength coach JP Catanzaro goes behind the former Iron Curtain for a periodized approach to unprecedented levels of size and strength.

Bigger Muscles, Shorter Workouts

Dr. Clay shows you how to take advantage of high-intensity workouts to make huge gains in size and strength.

Sheiko Shakes Up Powerlifting

Can a training system that breaks all the rules take your lifts to the next level? We test out the Sheiko method. Check it out.

What's Your 1RM?

The general rule is, if you can lift 200 pounds for 8 reps, then you should be able to do 250 pounds for one rep. Too bad that rule doesn't work for the vast majority of people. Here's a better way.

The Carb Cycling Codex

Cutting body fat doesn't have to mean cutting out the carbs. Get shredded with this carb cycling approach and hang on to more muscle in the process.

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

The Rebirth of HIT

Classic muscle and bodybuilding lessons from Dr. Ellington Darden. Get 'em here.

Isometrics for Mass!

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

Tip: Big Triceps, No Shoulder Pain

If dips or other triceps exercises irritate your worn-out shoulders, try this.

Primer 52: The Program

Completely reshape your body with this sophisticated and straightforward diet and training plan.

Trans Athletes: The Death Of Women's Sports

In an effort to be trans-inclusive, sports federations are forcing women off of the winner's podium. Their rules are anti-female. Here's why.

Tip: The 6 Keys to Big, Strong Triceps

Suffer from TTS (Tiny Triceps Syndrome)? Here's the cure.

Tip: The Simple Math of Rapid Fat Loss

Want to drop the chub quickly but still retain lean body mass? Grab your calculator and follow this formula.

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

Most postural correction movements are missing the big picture. Here's what will really fix your posture fast.

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.

Tip: What 2 Weeks Off Really Does to Your Body

Here's how that vacation will affect your size and strength.

Tip: What You Need to Know About Berberine

Science is getting pretty excited about this stuff for blood sugar management, gut health and fat loss. Here's what you need to know.

The One Supplement You Can't Live Without

Some supplements are okay. Some are very good. And there are a few you just don't want to live without. We asked our pros and experts about their favorites.

Tip: How to Make Fast Strength Gains in 4 Weeks

Combine these two strength training methods and you'll be popping PRs left and right. Check it out.

Tip: Target the Lower Traps

Lifters often focus on the part of the traps they can see in the mirror, leading to poor posture and puniness. Here's how to fix that.

6 Biceps Exercises You Should Be Doing

Many lifters are making a big mistake when training biceps. They're "missing" parts of the muscle! Are you? If so, these exercises will get you growing again.

Lift Like a Monster, Look Like a Hero

Get stronger, build muscle, and increase performance, all with one challenging program. Check it out.

The 14 Toughest Ways to Plank

Ordinary planks don't do much, but these 14 tough variations will blast the abs, bullet-proof your back, and fix your posture. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do the Pallof Press for a Strong Core

For great abs and obliques, skip the machines and do this safe, effective, and very tough exercise.