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The bench press may be everyone's favorite upper body barbell exercise, but its shorter-ranged cousin could be even better.

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The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

Bench More to Bench More

Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.

5 Reasons You Don't Look Like You Lift

How come some people go to the gym a lot but don't look like it? Probably because they're making these mistakes.

CrossFit: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

CrossFit is the greatest thing ever to happen to barbell training, except for all the awful parts of it.

Full Body vs. Split Training

Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.

Max Out on Squats Every Day

A closer look at the Broz Olympic Method. Check it out.

The Truth About Soreness

Are you working out to get sore or are you training to get bigger, stronger and leaner? There is a difference.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

The Waterbury Summer Project

Is it time to drop some winter fat? Here’s your 8-week plan.

Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

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.

Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation

The push-pull training split has been building slabs of muscle for generations. But can it be improved? You bet. Here's how.

4 Anabolic Metcon Workouts

Some lifters avoid conditioning work because they're afraid of losing muscle... and their athleticism and waistlines suffer. Here's the fix.

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

Whether you're taking a planned break from training or you're struck by sickness or injury, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent muscle loss.

Magnificent Magnesium

Most lifters are deficient in magnesium, and that’s affecting their ability to build muscle and lose fat. Here’s why and how to fix it.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

4 Mistakes Men Still Make in The Gym

Trying to build muscle or get stronger? Here's why you won't, unless you stop it with this stuff.

The Female Low-Testosterone Epidemic

Millions of women between the ages of 18 and 59 exhibit low testosterone levels, resulting in a rotten sex drive, low energy, and difficulty in putting on muscle or burning fat.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

4 Ways Modern Life is Making You Fat

Even if you train hard and eat right, these four things can trigger fat gain, wreck your sleep, and kill your strength. Here's how to fight them.

The Hierarchy of Fat Loss

Strapped for time? That doesn't mean you can't lose fat. Prioritize your training to burn fat rapidly. Here's how.

Big. Scary. Delts.

If you want to grow your delts, you've got to train them often, but you've also got to be smart about it. Here’s how.