The most valuable and interesting articles in week #27 2018

Strength Training Articles

Picture Fit discussed Women Vs Men should they Train the Same Way? outlining the physiological differences between the genders, looking at muscle growth rates between men vs women, differences in muscle fiber type distribution, ability to recover from strength training between the genders, and how does it actually apply to the training practice. Check it out

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Bodybuilding.com busted Fitness Myths That Need to Die, tackling lifting weights makes you bulky, squats hurt your knees, spot reduction, meal frequency, how much protein can be absorbed per meal, do you need to be sore after workouts, and much more. Check it out

Stack listed 5 Things Sports Coaches Need to Know About Strength Training making a case why it is important to have a strength professional.

Elite FTS outlined the basic principles of the conjugate method, what to consider on max effort days and dynamic effort days and how to apply the principles to your training in the article Newcomer Conjugate Method Lessons and how to individualize the conjugate framework according to your needs in the article My Simple and Effective Approach to Conjugate Training: Bending It to Your Needs .

Shrugged Collective shared Landmine Pressing – Shoulders and Arms, what the landmine press is, what it does and the different variations of the landmine press. Check it out

Power Athlete HQ showed an effective way to treat tendinopathy in the article Tendinopathy: Isotonics Rehab

Dr. John Rusin explained what foam rolling can do for you, and even more important, what foam rolling cannot do for you in the article 5 Foam Rolling Myths Debunked

Simplifaster listed The Three Building Blocks of a High-Performance Culture a great article about the importance of the right culture and imperative components to implement and maintain a successful culture.

Juggernaut Training Systems shared a Hypertrophy Guide for the Rear & Side Delts, what are the muscular functions of the rear delts and side delts, the appropriate volume (reps and sets), intensity, training frequency, the best exercises for your delts, training variations and periodization ideas. Check it out

Youth Strength Training Articles

Train Heroic explained Youth Coaching: Kids Haven’t Changed; Adults Have a really interesting outline of the cultural change and how perception is not always reality.

Nutrition Articles

Fitness & Power asked Do Testosterone Boosters Work? what they are, what they do and how to test whether they work or not.

Bodybuilding.com listed 4 Reasons Why Caffeine Makes Workouts Better, looking at the effects of caffeine and how that can improve your training. Check it out

Tony Gentilcore outlined How To Approach Pre And Post Workout Nutrition, what to implement into your pre-workout routine and post-workout routine, as well as important general considerations to get the most out of your pre- and post-workout nutrition.

Shredded By Science explained what Body Composition is & How To Calculate Your Body Fat, outlining the measurement devices to assess body composition, as well as potential difficulties of body composition assessments in the practical setting. Check it out

Shrugged Collective shared The Flexible Dieting Lifestyle, what flexible dieting is, how to apply flexible dieting to your life and strategies to stick to your macronutrient quantity and distribution. Check it out

Speed Training Articles

Stack outlined Why Quality Over Quantity Is the Secret to Building Speed the unique demands of speed training, that call for quality over quantity and important considerations to maximize the quality of your speed training.

Power Training Articles

Omar Issuf asked Is Your Program Right for You? looking at the results of a study that compared the outcomes of a power training program vs a strength training program on the Rate of Force Development. Check it out

Squat Articles

The Bar Bend explained How I Trained My Motor Cortex to Help Me Squat More a self-study using a technological device intended to magnify the signal from the brain to the muscle fibers.

Breaking Muscle described You Can And You Should Front Squat why you should do Front Squats and where to get started if you haven’t done Front Squats.

Olympic Lifting Articles 

California Strength explained How To Fix Your Bar Path In The Snatch outlining the reasons for a sub-optimal bar path and how to solve it.

Zack Telander explained how to Stop Missing (Split) Jerks, outlining the importance of the correct front rack position, which grip width to choose and why, upper body posture, elbow position and a series of mobility drills and technical drills to improve you Jerk / Split Jerk. Check it out

Deadlift Articles 

Elite FTS listed Conventional Deadlift Tips For Athletes a simple and straightforward outline of the technical key points of the Deadlift. Check it out