The most interesting and valuable articles of week #1 2021.

Strength Training Articles

Jeff Nippard discussed Partial vs Full Range Of Motion: What’s Best For Muscle Growth? The difference between full reps and partial reps, and looking at the pros and cons of both variations. Check it out

Businesswire outlined why Online Training is New Top Fitness Trend for 2021 according to ACSM Annual Forecast, listing the expected trends of 2021.

Starting Strength asked

  • Should I Pre-Exhaust My Muscles Before Heavy Lifting? A simple and straightforward answer. Check it out
  • Why Isn’t 5 3 1 Working For Me? Analyzing possible causes for stagnating progress in general. Check it out

Just in the first week of this new year, Robertson Training Systems discussed goal setting in the article What’s The Goal?

Power Athlete HQ listed 8 Rules For Success In 2021, discussing habits, training, and nutrition for success.

FitnessFAQs listed the Top 3 Calisthenics Skills Everyone Can Learn, and exercise progressions and regressions to learn them. Check it out

T-Nation shared a Tip: Fix Your 3 Biggest Rowing Mistakes, what common mistakes are, and how to fix them.

Stack described How to Train for and Pass the Army Fitness Test, the different tests of the ACFT (Army Combat Fitness Test), and how to effectively train for it.

Renaissance Periodization shared

  • How Many Sets Should You Do? Discussing the different considerations for the right set number to become stronger. Check it out
  • Failure, and why failure is necessary for success. It’s worth mentioning, that it’s not about muscular failure, but much rather failure of achieving goals. Check it out

Nutrition Articles

Aleksey Torokhtiy discussed Caffeine & Training, what caffeine does and how it can help your training.

Bodybuilding.com outlined Simple Rules to Be Less Fat, discussing exercise, fasting, meal prep, high protein consumption, and why you need to move every day. Check it out

Jeremy Ethier asked How Many Calories Should You Eat To Lose Fat? A 3-step approach to determining the right amount of daily calories to accelerate your fat loss. Check it out

Renaissance Periodization shared

  • Supplements, what supplements can do and can’t do. Check it out
  • Myths, Misconceptions and Special Circumstances, myths, misconceptions and circumstances for fat loss and muscle gain. Check it out

Squat Articles

Generation Iron explained How to Perfect the Goblet Squat, the technical execution, common mistakes, and how to fix them, and Goblet Squat variations.

BoxRox outlined Overhead Squat Workouts to Build Strength and Destroy Weaknesses, different workouts and how to execute them.

Deadlift Articles

Elite FTS Sumo released Deadlift to Move Faster, the how and the why of the Sumo Deadlift benefits on speed development.

Tony Gentilcore explained how to Use Squats to Build Your Deadlift, how Squats can help boost your Deadlift. Also, check out the additional explainer video