Article recommendations week #17 2022

The most interesting and valuable articles of week #17 2022.

Strength Training Articles

Breaking Muscle discussed Everything You Need To Know About How To Burn Fat, the basics of fat loss, how to train for it, and example training programs to accelerate fat loss.

Garage Strength looked at The Best Rep Ranges For Strength Gains, the different rep ranges, and what they do. Check it out

T-Nation shared

Thibarmy outlined The Pendulum Specialisation Approach: New Growth for Advanced lifters, what this approach is and detailed training plans.

Aleksey Torokhtiy discussed The Nature Of Mistakes, how to master technique, and the role of mistakes in the process of mastering technique.

Nonvec Strength listed 3 Reasons to Use an Upper/Lower Training Split, the benefits of an upper-lower split.

FitnessFAQs explained

  • How to Fix Your Stiff Back Forever. Check it out
  • Get Bigger Arms Without Weights. Check it out
  • 10 Most Difficult Pull-Ups. Check it out

YLM Sport Science looked at the results of the study Early Morning Larks Or Night Owls? Methods To Reduce Within-Day Athletic Performance Variation. Check it out

Calisthenicmovement demanded Stop Ego Lifting, a common problem you should stay away from. Check it out

The Bar Bend busted the myth of spot reduction in the article The Fat Loss Myth You Want To Be True: Spot Fat Reduction.

Lifting Explained reviewed training programs and concluded Jim Stoppani Provides Bad Advice. Check out the video

Tony Gentilcore outlined The Importance Of Feedback, one of the most important things in the coaching process, providing feedback.

Generation Iron discussed Are Misleading Supplement Companies Hurting Natural Bodybuilder Careers, and why natural bodybuilding isn’t always natural bodybuilding. Check it out

Elite FTS listed 4 Big Training Mistakes You’re Making, discussing technical mastery, patience, goal-setting, and the importance of a holistic approach.

Renaissance Periodization asked How Do You Respond To Missed Lifts? Missing lifts is inevitable, but how to react is a choice. Check it out

Stronger By Science looked at the research behind The Progressive Effects Of Sleep Restriction And Extension. presented different strategies on How To Train While Injured. Check it out


Renaissance Periodization shared

  • You Must Do Cardio For Fat Loss, busting the myth of cardio and fat loss. Check it out


  • Don’t Reduce Soreness, if you are interested in muscle growth. Check it out
  • Bands vs Reverse Bands: Which is Best? The differences between bands and reverse bands and which one to choose. Check it out

Nutrition Articles outlined What Supplements Are Right For You The best supplements and how to decide which ones you need.

Jeremy Ethier asked What Happens To Your Body After Taking Creatine For 30 Days? What Creatine does, how it works, and where it goes. Check it out

The Bar Bend discussed Intuitive Eating For Strength & Physique Athletes — Everything You Need To Know, what intuitive eating is, the pros and cons and should you give it a try.

PictureFit looked at a new study and asked Does High Protein Make You Infertile. Check it out

The Athletic Build reviewed

Biolayne looked at the research behind Low Protein Diets May Not Help With Kidney Disease. Check it out

Olympic Lifting Articles

The Bar Bend shared The Complete Guide To Nailing Your First Weightlifting Meet, what you need to know to prepare for your first weightlifting competition.

Garage Strength explained How To Olympic Lift For CrossFit, how to train the Olympic lifts to best perform in a Crossfit competition. Check it out

Squat Articles

The Bar Bend asked What Is A Butt Wink Squat? And How Do You Fix It? What the butt wink is, causes for the butt wink and how to fix it.

Squat University shared Do This Everyday For A Deeper Squat, an everyday mobility routine. Check it out

Men’s Health described The Mixed-Load Bulgarian Split Squat Will Challenge Your Legs and Core, how to do it and the benefits of this variation.

Elite FTS discussed the importance of controlling the eccentric part during the decent of the Squat in the article Pro Squat Tip: Perform Eccentrics.

Deadlift Articles

Jeffrey Nippard asked Is The Sumo Deadlift Cheating? The ever-presented question discussed (again). Check it out

Elite FTS released a training impression from a World Record Holder Performs Deadlift. Check it out

Squat University explained How to Romanian Deadlift (RDL) Without Back Pain, in less than a minute. Check it out