The most interesting and valuable articles of week #11 2020.
Strength Training Articles
Stack released an Intro to Strength and Conditioning—5 Tips for Success, discussing the most important movements, and the interaction with athletes.
Shredded Sports Science explained Pyramid Training For Muscle Mass, discussing the different pyramids, the different intensity ranges and rep ranges, the benefits of pyramid training, but also the common problems of pyramid training. Check it out
T-Nation shared The Ab-Building Trick Nobody Told You About, how to isolate the abs by activating the hamstrings, including different exercise examples.
The Barbell Physio listed the 4 pre-requisites to Learn To Handstand Walk.
Westside Barbell released Louie’s Lesson – 5 things you should know about the Bench Press! Bench Press tips from the Louie himself. Check it out
Men’s Health explained How Bands and Chains Can Make You Even Stronger, the use of accommodating resistance training to increase strength gains.
The Bar Bend shared
- Build Elite Gymnast Level Abs! Different ab exercises including progressions and regressions. Check it out
- Hollow Rock Guide | How To, Benefits, and Mistakes, how to perform the hollow rock, how to progress it, common mistakes and how to fix them. Check it out
Stylist.co.uk asked Can strength training improve posture? Fitness trainers answer the most googled questions, the causes for bad posture, and the influence of strength training on posture.
Picture Fit discussed the popular topic of Coronavirus: Is It Safe to Go to the Gym? What the Coronavirus, and if it affects the regular gym ger. Check it out
Fitness Volt outlined the Best Quad Exercises: Top 10 Quad Exercises of All Time, different exercises targeting the quadriceps. I am particularly honored that Nils van’t Hoenderdaal and my tutorial for T-Nation made it to number 5.
Men’s Health gave a simple explanation why flexible dieting is effective in the article These Bodybuilders Say Flexible Dieting is a Balanced Approach for Anyone.
Power Training Articles
Bach Performance listed Four Tips To Maximize Athletic Power Training, the importance of relative strength and how it applies to training.
Speed Training Articles
Stack listed 6 Truths About Getting Faster, the most important considerations for getting faster, and how to apply them.
Olympic Lifting Articles
Aleksey Torokhtiy listed 4 Mistakes In Arms` Work, the importance of the ‘arm’s work’ as he calls it in the article, common mistakes to avoid and how to fix them.
Catalystathletics discussed Snatch to Clean & Jerk Ratio, outlining the percent ratio between the two movements, and reasons why the ratio might be out of balance. Check it out
T-Nation shared a Tip: Pistol Squats Are Dumb, the shortcomings of the Pistol Squat.
Fitness FAQ released The Squat Solution (Full Mobility Routine!), outlining the most important area to mobilize. Check it out
Men’s Health released a simple straight-forward outline how to do the Split Squat in the article The Right Way to Do Split Squats.
Squat University outlined How To Quickly PR Your Squat, discussing the importance of a proper warm-up and breathing and bracing. Check it out
Stack explained How to Perfect the Hip Hinge, a correct hinge is a pre-requisite for all Deadlift moves, this article shows a few ways to learn the correct hinge.
Bodybuilding.com outlined This Is the Best Way for Tall Guys to Deadlift, consideration for tall lifters and how to get tall athletes to Deadlift properly.