Article recommendations week #15 2022
The most interesting and valuable articles of week #15 2022.
Strength Training Articles
Breaking Muscle explained How To Build Muscle: The Training And Diet Guide For Beginners And Advanced Lifters, how to train, eat and recover, and example training programs.
Renaissance Periodization busted the myth
- You Must Annihilate a Muscle For Growth, why totally destroying your muscle isn’t the stimulus necessary for gainz. Check it out
Bonvec Strength outlined 5 Reasons to Focus on Your Close Grip Bench Press, the benefits of the Close-Grip Bench Press on a stronger Bench, and Triceps mass.
Garage Strength discussed
- If Overtraining Is Real, what overtraining is, signs of overtraining, and how to distinguish overreaching from overtraining. Check it out
- How To Get Your First Pull-Up, and which exercise progressions to choose. Check it out
Bodybuilding.com desonstructed The Turkish Get Up, one of the most complex exercises explained. Check it out
The Athletic Build presented the Top 15 Sports That Have the Fittest Athletes, an interesting read.
Youth Strength Training Articles
Eric Cressey explained Why We Shouldn’t Compare Kids in Sports, and the role of different levels and magnitudes of maturation.
Picture Fit ranked Fitness Supplements From Best To Worst. Check it out
YLM Sports Science asked Plant-Based Proteins: Are They Really Less Effective To Stimulate Muscle Protein Synthesis? Check out the answer
Generation Iron discussed The Biggest Protein Myths For Building Muscle, and which claims are right, and which aren’t. Check it out
Bodybuilding.com presented different High Protein Smoothie Options, and how to prepare them.
Biolayne asked if Artificial Sweeteners Mess Up Your Gut, and what the research says. Check it out
Lift Big Eat Big asked Should You Take Pre-Workout On An Empty Stomach? Discussing pre-workouts and best practices for using them.
Power Training Articles
Garage Strength discussed Explosive Upper Body Strength Exercises You Should Do, in less than a minute. Check it out
Power Athlete HQ demonstrated How To Build Explosive Power With The Kettlebell Swing. Check it out
Lift Big Eat Big discussed How To Get Big Legs Without Squats, how you can build big legs without Squats, and which exercises to use.
Catalystathletics outlined How to Spot the Squat in Weightlifting, the role of a spotter and the purpose of spotting. Check it out
Men’s Health explained why The Dead Stop Bulgarian Split Squat Gives You a Chance to Lift Heavy, what the Dead Stop Bulgarian Split Squat is, and the unique benefit it offers.
Jeremy Ethier demanded Stop Doing Squats Like This and how to avoid painful mistakes. Check it out
Fitness FAQ demonstrated the Pistol Squat For Beginners, in less than a minute. Check it out
Squat University shared
- a Squat Warm Up Routine. Check it out
- an Amazing Squat Variation, and the use of the Anderson Squat. Check it out
- also check out 2020ne Olympic Champion Roy van den Berg and how we use the Anderson Squat in our training
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Breaking Muscle explained How To Do The Deadlift For Strength And Muscle, the technical execution, common mistakes to avoid, the benefits of the Deadlift, muscular activation, variations and alternatives, and how to program it.
Squat University shared How to Deadlift, and using isometric variations to overcome sticking points. Check it out
The Bar Bend listed The 9 Best Deadlift Cues You Should Be Using, Like, Yesterday, when to use them, who needs them, and the practical application of each cue.
Bret Contreras listed 3 Simple Cues to Nail Your Deadlift. Check it out
Lift Big Eat Big shared Snatch Grip Deadlift: How To, Benefits & Mistakes, what the Snatch Grip Deadlift is, the muscular activation, benefits, typical flaws, and how to put them into your program.
I have published a short video discussing What are variations of the Continuous Training Method, outlining the different variations of the continuous training methods (the extensive continuous training method, the intensive continuous training method, the extensive variable continuous training method, the intensive variable continuous training method, and the fartlek). Check it out
- also check out the free mini-course Training Methods Made Simple.