We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #7 2017
Strength Training Articles
The Strength Sensei explained Strength Training Made Simple – The 5 Principles For Pencil Pushers a great approach explaining the importance of mastering and applying the fundamentals for, how he calls it. ‘pencil pushers’.
Breaking Muscle shared two great training articles
- The Heroic Training Template a solid variation and example for strength training program design.
- The New Pillars Of Muscular Development another good variation of a strength training program focussing on fundamentals and a low rep approach.
- The Perfect Rep Ranges for Size, Strength and Power explaining the differences in maximum strength training, hypertrophy training and power training.
- Vary Your Rep Range for Greater Gains how changing the rep ranges throughout the week can influence the training results
TheBarbell Physio shared Foam Roll 2.0 – Six Drills For Improved Performance Now 6 basic foam roll drills to implement in the training program.
Lori Lindsay looked at the design of an appropriate strength training program for female soccer players in the article Female Soccer Players: Strengthen These 3 Key Areas
Elite FTS explained how to integrate Prehab work into the strength training routine Prework: The Best Thing Your Training Program Likely Needs
Power Training Articles
Bonvec Strength shared Power Development for Powerlifters: 3 Underutilised Methods a great article how to implement a power training development into the training program of Powerlifters.
Plyometric Training Articles
If you missed part 1, check out here
Back Squat, Front Squat, and Overhead Squat Articles
Stack showed 4 Split Squat Variations That Build Strong Legs a great article showing the different variations of the Bulgarian Split Squat. Whilst the regular Bulgarian Split Squat should be the bread and butter exercise of your strength training program, these variations are useful variations in your toolbox.
Juggernaut Training Systems posted a tutorial on how to Improve Overhead Squat Movement, check out the tutorial
Stronger By Science compared the conventional Deadlift and the Trap Bar Deadlift in the article Trap Bar Deadlifts are Underrated a thorough in-depth article bridging the art & science of deadlifting.
Power Clean, Power Snatch, and Olympic Lifting Articles
Bar Bend demonstrated and explained 4 Advanced Exercises Elite Chinese Weightlifters Do To Build Strength and Power great article and the embedded videos are quite cool, however, it’s advanced and exclusive improve to weightlifting performance.
Oleksiy Torokhtiy shared a tutorial on Clean & Jerk technique, check it out
Highlight of the week
Great to see, that the first test event of this season has brought some great results.
Let’s hope the best for the rest of the season and congrats to Twan van Gendt