Article recommendations week #12 2022
The most interesting and valuable articles of week #12 2022.
Strength Training Articles
Flow High Performance discussed Which Variables are Most Important for Muscle Growth? Looking at the main considerations to maximize muscular hypertrophy and how to apply them. Check it out
- The Best Number of Sets for Getting Stronger, looking at research on what the ideal number of sets are.
- 5 Supersets for Brutal Strength & Explosive Power, how to use contrast training.
- The 5 Worst Exercise Machines, and what you should do instead.
Generation Iron asked When Is The Best Time To Workout? The idea of an ideal workout time is an ever-present question, Here you find some answers. Check it out
Aleksey Torokhtiy looked at Overweight And Weightlifting Performance, not only applicable to weightlifters.
Men’s Health shared an interview with Ronnie Coleman Bodybuilding GOAT Ronnie Coleman on His Career and His Rules for Success, an interesting read and insights into Ronnie’s head.
Picture Fit asked Is Exercising More Days a Week Worth It, what the latest research says. Check it out
The Bar Bend discussed
- The Best HIIT Workouts For Any Fitness Goal, the benefits of HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training)< the best exercises for HIIT, and should you do it or not.
- What Is A Cool-Down, And Do You Even Need One? What a cool-down is, the benefits and limitations, and how to apply it to your training.
Thibarmy released Blitz-Cycling: Periodized Specialisation Training for Advanced Lifters, the challenges of an advanced lifter, and strategies for advanced lifters.
Breaking Muscle listed 10 Essential Muscle-Building Tips For Lifters Over 40, outlining important considerations for older lifters.
Renaissance Periodization described
- How To Make An Upper Chest Growth Program, the considerations of designing a training program for the upper chest. Check it out
- The Best Practices For Calf Training, the calves are for most people a difficult to develop area, here are some ideas of how to do it. Check it out
Elite FTS shared Movement Tiers for Bench Press Weakness, what the different movement tiers are, and how they can help you to a bigger Bench Press.
Strength Sensei outlined the benefits of The Ultra High-Rep Rotator Cuff Solution.
Bodybuilding.com listed 5 Tips for Growing Muscle Mass, discussing calorie intake, macronutrient distribution, supplements and rest & recovery. Check it out
Elite DTS shared the Secret Bulking Diet, what you need to focus on, when you want to gain some serious mass. Check it out
Picture Fit outlined What They Don’t Tell You About Preworkouts, and why you should better save your money. Check it out
The Bar Bend asked How Many Calories Do You Need Post-Workout? Discussing macronutrient distribution, nutrient timing, and how to calculate the right caloric amount.
Generation Iron discussed Does Fasted Cardio Really Work? What fasted cardio is, the claims behind it, and does it really work. Check it out
Barbell Shrugged explained What are Calories, Macros, and Micronutrients, all in less than a minute. Check it out
Biolayne asked Should You Worry About Creatine Causing Massive Hair Loss? Does the research support this claim? Check it out
Olympic Lifting Articles
The Bar Bend explained How To Take Your Olympic Lifting Up A Notch With The Power Snatch, how to do the Power Snatch, the benefits, muscles worked, variations of the Power Snatch, and training considerations.
Catalystathletics listed Top 3 Reasons Why Your Snatch Isn’t Close – And How to Fix Them, why the bar moves away from your body and what you can do against it. Check it out
Fitness FAQ shared Deep Squat Secrets and the role of the ankle complex to get into a Deep Squat position. Check it out
Squat University explained How To Fix Your Squat and avoid kneeing in during the ascent. Check it out
Dmarge released Conor McGregor’s Trap Bar Deadlift Is Perfect For Minimising Injury, showing a video of Conor McGregor performing a Trap Bar Deadlift and the benefits of the Trap Bar Deadlift.
Squat University explained How To Sumo Deadlift, demonstrated in less than a minute. Check it out