Article recommendations week #11 2022

The most interesting and valuable articles of week #11 2022.

Strength Training Articles

Broscience listed 10 Ways On How To Be The Alpha Male in The Gym, if you want to be an alpha male, then follow these steps.

Healthline discussed The Best Fitness and Exercise Apps, the pros and cons of the most popular apps.

Tony Gentilcore described How To Spot A Dumbbell Press, truth be told, I myself did it incorrectly for a few years until I figured it out myself. Luckily nothing has ever happened despite of me spotting incorrectly.

FitnessFAQs discussed How To Boost Your Pull-Up Strength, outlined in less than a minute. Check it out

Lift Big Eat Big asked Does Flexing Build Muscle? The benefits of flexing and who can build muscle mass by flexing their muscles.

Men’s Health explained How To Use Offset Load Training For More Gains, what Offset Loading is and how to use it.

Garage Strength presented Strength Training For CrossFit, the demands of Crossfit, and how to plan for these demands, determining strength and weaknesses, and recovery strategies. Check it out

The Strength Sensei outlined 6 Tips to Square Round Shoulders, the best exercises to get rid of a hunchback.

Power Athlete outlined How the Jefferson Curl Can Improve Your Back. What the Jefferson Curl can do for you and how to do it. Check it out

Calisthenicmovement explained Why Ab Workouts Won’t Give You A Six Pack. Check it out

Bustle listed The 6 Best Lifting Straps, According To Fitness Experts, the different types of lifting straps and which ones you should choose.

Flow High Performance discussed the differences between Periodization of Strength vs Hypertrophy Training, the differences between strength and hypertrophy, and how to best periodize for strength and best periodize for gains. Check it out

The Bar Bend asked So…What Is A Deload Week And Do You Need One? Discussing what a deload is, what it does for you and how to apply it.

T-Nation discussed some uncommon lifts to make gainz in the article Easy Muscle With These Unconventional Exercises.

Stronger By Science asked How important is “optimizing” biomechanics for hypertrophy? Should you spend time improving biomechanics for accelerated gains. Check it out

The Manual compared Resistance Bands vs. Dumbbells: Which Is Better? The difference between the two, the benefits of resistance bands and dumbbells and which one to choose.

Renaissance Periodization described The Compound-Isolation Sandwich Training Technique, what compound movements are, what isolation exercises are, and the benefits of sequencing compound – isolation-compound. Check it out

Dorian Yates shared Episode 2 of his Mind, Muscle & Beyond Podcast, featuring Robby Robinson and discussing all things bodybuilding. Check it out

Nutrition Articles

Generation Iron asked Keto Diet Vs Carb Cycling, the differences, and which one is best. Check it out

The Bar Bend discussed the Different Types Of Protein Powder Explained — Which Is Best For You? What protein is in the first place, the different types of powders, and which one is best for your training goal.

Biolayne asked Does The Low Carb Diet Destroys Testosterone? Does the research support this claim? Check it out

Olympic Lifting Articles

The Bar Bend discussed an interesting application of using the Front Raise to improve your front rack position in the article How To Do The Dumbbell Front Raise For A Stronger Front Rack Position. The Front Raise is most often thought of as an exercise to improve the anterior shoulder, here it’s about using it for a better front rack.

Squat Articles

Renaissance Periodization outlined Determining If Your Butt Wink Is Bad And How You Can Fix It, what the buttwink is, why it occurs, when it’s bad, and how to fix it. Check it out

Starting Strength explained How To Improve Your Squat By Narrowing Your Grip, why a narrower grip can improve your squat. Check it out

Deadlift Articles

Elite FTS shared some footage from a training session of Dave Tate’s Deadlift Master Class. Check it out

And Lastly…

I have published an Ultimate Guide To Training Principles, feel free to check it out!