The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

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

Most energy products are just caffeine. Here's something better. And you've never felt anything like it.

Latest and Trending

4 Tests Every Lifter Should Be Able to Pass

You should be able to pass these tests before you hit the bench, squat, do direct arm work, or add more ab exercises. Can you?

Tip: 3 New Ways to Blow Up Your Legs

These landmine exercises aren't for sissies. Check 'em out.

Tip: Common Drugs That Secretly Cause Depression

Over 200 legal drugs can trigger depressive symptoms. You're probably using a couple of them. Here's the list.

Tip: This Beats the Bulgarian Split Squat

Hammer your legs with this exercise variation that's safer and tougher than the original. Take a look.

Tip: Eat a Chocolate Bar a Day

Eating the right kind of chocolate bars can improve your health in a number of ways. It can even build muscle. Here's what you need to know.

Bodybuilder Breaks World Squat Record

Pro bodybuilder Amit Sapir shattered the world record in the raw squat. Ten minutes later, he did it again. Here's how.

Tip: How to Look Like You Lift

It doesn't matter how heavy you can go. If you're missing THIS in your training you're not going to build much muscle.

Tip: 4 Lat-Building Exercises You've Never Tried

You've probably never even SEEN these before. Give 'em a shot!

Tip: The Trap Bar Death March

Short on time? Here's a nasty, versatile, total-body workout.

Tip: Determine Your Testosterone Level Instantly

Find out if you have high or low T just by checking out this body part. And no, it's not the part you're thinking about.

5 Things You Can Train Everyday

Think you've gotta wait a few days before training some muscles again? Nope. Make gains faster. Here's what thrives with frequency.

Tip: The King of Shoulder Exercises

If you could only do one exercise for delts, what would it be? Here's what science says to do.

Tip: Pummel Your Abs with Butt Scratchers

Weird name for a weird-looking (but effective) exercise. Do this one while no one is looking!

5 Ways Sex is Better For Lifters

Men and women who work out enjoy certain advantages when it comes to lovemaking. Warning: Not for the puritanical or faint of heart.

The 4 Mandatory Lifting Movements

Check this out before you DIY your workout plan. Choose a lift from each section and get ready to dominate.

Tip: The Absolute Worst Time to Eat

Yes, you'll get fat if you eat too much. But you'll get fat even faster if you're making this very common mistake.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

Tip: Do These 3 Mobility Drills for Better Squats

Perform these drills before you squat and you'll feel the difference.

Question of Strength 60

What are the best strength and muscle-building methods? And can resistance bands ever replace weights? Coach Thibaudeau answers.

Tip: The Snack That Shrinks Love Handles

Snack on these in the late afternoon and lose fat around your waist. Really. Check out the science.

Stuff We Like – Food & Snacks 2

Healthier foods, snacks, and sauces don't have to taste terrible. No, really. Here's what we have in our Amazon carts.

Tip: Set Your Hammies and Glutes on Fire

Build a stronger backside with this new twist on a classic exercise.

The Easiest Exercise With the Most Benefits

Get leaner, end back pain, recover faster from monster workouts, and even get a little smarter. Here's how.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.