The most interesting and valuable articles of week #2 2021.

Strength Training Articles

Renaissance Periodization shared

  • Determining Your Hypertrophy Volume, the most important consideration for determining the right training volume, some scientific data on the topic and the role of auto-regulation. Check it out
  • Training Modality Compatibility, what training modality compatibility is, what training goes well with your hypertrophy efforts and what to avoid, and considerations for your programming. Check it out

T-Nation shared

The PTDC listed The 10 Most Controversial Topics in Exercise Science in 2021, controversial topics, and the PTDC’s take on it.

Juggernaut Training Systems explained how Utilizing Variation for Fatigue Management, most often the training principle of variation is used to stimulate adaptation, this video explains how variation can be used for managing fatigues. Check it out

Stack outlined How To Manage Daily Stress, how to use the ABC’s of managing stress.

Calisthenicmovement listed 22 Push Up Exercises Ranked, Push-Up variations for every training level. Check it out

Eric Cressey described the importance of Understanding and Measuring Passive Range of Motion, how to make sure to get reproducible results. Check it out

Insidehook explained Why You Should Never Lift Weights in Running Shoes, outlining the reasons, why running shoes aren’t ideal.

Youth Strength Training Articles

Elisabeth Oehler discussed Problems and Perspectives of (Early) Talent Identification or why talent ID gives me a headache, what TID (talent identification) is and the challenges of TID.

Nutrition Articles

Coach Christian Thibaudeau asked Is science wrong about calories in vs calories for fat loss? Discussing if you can only loose body fat through a calorie deficit and alternative approaches. Check it out

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  • Eat More to Lose More, where the idea originates from, discussing whether it’s true, or not, and best fat loss practices. Check it out
  • Should You Eat According to Your Blood Type, where the theory comes from, the bottlenecks of the theory, and what to do instead. Check it out

Plyometric Training Articles

Elite FTS asked Do Plyometrics Make Athletes Stronger? Looking at the science behind it.

Squat Articles

Aleksey Torokhtiy explained How To Fix The Buttwink, possible causes for buttwink and how to fix it.

The Bar Bend outlined how to Master The Back Squat For Superior Strength, Leg Muscle, And Movement, a guide on choosing the right squat variation, muscular activation, benefits of squatting, and training considerations.

Elite FTS explained When Not to “Sit Back” in the Squat, demonstrating coaching intervention based on a Back Squat assessment. Check it out

Deadlift Articles

Squat University released Deadlifting With Back Pain, how to evaluate the causes for ack pain and then fixing it. Check it out