Article recommendations week #12 2020

The most interesting and valuable articles of week #12 2020.

With all the different safety measures due to the Coronaavirus and most gyms being closed, a lot of people have outlined home training ideas. I have dedicated an entire home training idea section at the end of this article.

Strength Training Articles

Picture Fit discussed Will You Lose Your Gains From Staying Home? What the science says about rates of deadaptation. Check it out

YLM Sports Science asked Resistance Training Volume: Less Is More For Muscle Hypertrophy & Strength Gains? Outlining a study that compared different training volumes on muscular hypertrophy and strength gains. Check out the infographic

The Bar Bend shared

  • an interview with Eugen Loki: Blending Art and Fitness to Educate, Eugen Loki is the creator of the educational Instagram account pheasyque. Check it out

Elite FTS discussed

Robertson Training Systems asked What is Physical Preparation? Discussing the subtle differences between Physical Preparation and Strength & Conditioning, or is it just a question of semantics? Check it out

Breaking Muscle discussed external and internal training load in the article Training Load: Find Your Right Volume.

Juggernaut Training discussed Hypertrophy and Sports Training, important considerations when intending to put on some extra muscle mass as an athlete. Check it out

Training Ground Guru gave an outline of BFR (blood flow restriction), what it is, how it works, and the benefits in the article Blood Flow Restriction: The ‘next big trend’ in training?

Renaissance Periodization explained The Use of Downsets, what downsets are, the purpose of downsets, and how to use downsets. Check it out listed 10 Reasons to Try Isometric Training, what isometric training is, and what it can do for you.

The Times Of India outlined how one of the best football clubs in the world has taken their training online due to the corona crisis in the article Bayern Munich take training online to reduce virus risk.

Nutrition Articles

T-Nation shared a

The Beet asked Want to Bulk Up or Lean Down? How to Do Either on a Plant-Based Diet, cutting and bulking considerations for the plant-based diet. released Ask the Ripped Dude: Why Is Weight Loss So Hard? The main reasons why peoples’ weight loss stagnates.

Olympic Lifting Articles

Starting Strength released  Power Clean Series Part 1 – Learning the Three Positions, outlining 3 key positions of this lift, hang position, rack position and what they call ‘jump position’. Check it out

Box Rox shared

Aleksey Torokhtiy demonstrated My workout: Romanian Deadlift + Thruster, taking you through a workout based around the two lifts. Check it out

Squat Articles

The 17-year old Jackson Powell Squats a massive 400 kg with impressive depth and ease. Check it out

Westside Barbell shared Louie’s Lesson – Tips to get a better squat! Discussing Box Squat safety, accessory exercises for the Squat, overcoming different sticking points, training waves and training intensities, and the importance of Belt Squats. Check it out

Deadlift Articles

The Strength Athlete explained How to transition from conventional to sumo deadlift, the main differences between the two Deadlift variations, different considerations and tactics to transition from one variation to the other variation, and exercises to make the transition easier. Check it out

Home Training Ideas

Coronamania: At Home Training Ideas from Juggernaut Training Systems

Home Workout: How to Exercise Without a Gym or Weights! from Calisthenicmovement

How To Adjust Training & Diet For Coronavirus + At Home Workouts (No Equipment Needed!) from Jeff Nippard

Gym Still Closed – Strength Workout from Alan Thrall

Workout at home #1/7 / Snatch Technique / No Gym No Weights from Aleksey Torokhtiy

Workout at home #2/7 / Clean Technique / No Gym No Weights from Aleksey Torokhtiy