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The 500 Workout

It's time to shake up your workout, stimulate new muscle gains, and lose some fat. Try this training template.

Tip: How To Do a Handstand

It builds your shoulders and strengthens your core, but most of all it looks cool. Here's your step-by-step guide.

Tip: The Breathing Squat Challenge

Force new leg growth with this classic training method. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Toughest Bench Press of All Time

Master this lift and you'll dramatically increase your upper body strength. Take a look.

The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

Take your strength to the next level with this simple 60-second challenge. Then, build a bone-crushing grip. Here's how.

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?

5 Damn Good Reasons to do Bodyweight Training

If you resist doing bodyweight exercises, it's probably because you're terrible at them. Here's how to identify and wipe out your weaknesses.

Tip: The Vertical Grip Farmer's Walk

Loaded carries are essential. Here's a new way to make the farmer's carry even more challenging.

The 4 Toughest Push-Up and Pull-Up Workouts

These aren't just workouts, they're also strength and stamina tests. Grab your best friend or your worst enemy and see who comes out on top.

The 5 Rules of Workout Challenges

Fitness is filled with workout challenges and WODs. And most of them are stupid. Here are three smart ones that take only 10-15 minutes. Bonus: How to design your own.

3 Workout Challenges for Warriors

These aren't just physical challenges, they're diagnostic tools to help you find your weak points and demolish them. Are you ready?

The Athlete's Guide to One-Arm Push-Ups

It's not just a circus trick. Master this exercise and you'll unlock your true athleticism. Here's everything you need to know.

The Holy Grail of Sports Training: EMOM Sets

EMOM sets are magical. They train the body to fire motor units faster, more explosively, and more powerfully. They even improve technique. Here's how to do them.

Test Your Relative Strength in 20 Seconds

You may be strong when it comes to 1 RMs, but how's your relative strength? It matters. Take these quick tests and find out right now.

From Average to Athlete

Are you a balanced athlete? Take a look at these tests, try a few, and see how you stack up.

3 Brutal Challenges for Strength & Stamina

Time to go outside and get ugly. Revive your inner warrior and do these three nasty strength and stamina drills once a week.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Try

What training strategies and exercises work best for you? Only you can figure that out. Here's a smart list to help you get started.

The Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises

In the world of bodyweight strength training, the possibilities and challenges are truly limitless. Are you ready to take them on?

Squat the Fat Off

Use these workout finishers to lose fat, build your legs, and see how tough you really are.

Weight Training for Endurance Addicts

Obsessed endurance athletes like triathloners need to pick up some heavy weights if they want to stay strong and injury-free. Here's how.

The Double Rep Method for Fast Gains

This type of rest/pause training will test the limits of human endurance and will. Oh yeah, it'll also pack on muscle fast. Here’s how to do it.

How to Fix Special Forces Training

The Special Forces community has some of the toughest fighting men in the world, but the military's training methods are antiquated. And CrossFit isn't the answer.

How Hard Do You Need to Work Out?

The average person will gauge the quality of his workout by his level of discomfort. But is driving yourself into the ground every workout necessary?

Top 6 Challenge Workouts

It's time to see what you're really made of. These deceptively simple workouts build muscle, burn fat, and increase overall fitness... fast.

The 185 Rep Squat Workout

Climb out of that training rut and challenge your muscles and mental fortitude with these old-school squat workouts.