Article recommendations week #22 2022

The most interesting and valuable articles of week #22 2022.

Strength Training Articles

The Strength Sensei discussed an approach to a well-rounded shoulder development in the article Round Out Your Shoulders with Tri-Sets.

Elite FTS released

  • What I Learned From Louie Simmons, not many people have influenced the Powerlifting community as Louie Simmons did.
  • What Westside Barbell Is Like for Fighters, adjusting the Westside Method for martial arts. Check it out

Men’s Health discussed how to use a Dropset in the Split Squat in the article This 3-Step Split Squat Dropset Builds Up Your Legs.

Picture Fit asked What Exactly Is Progressive Overload? Discussing what the training principle of progressive overload is and the different options to apply it. Check it out

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Stronger By Science looked at

  • various topics, such as Buffering Strategies, Calorie Counting, And Estimating TDEE. Listen in

  • different muscle fiber types and asked Should Your Muscle Fiber Type Influence Your Approach To Training? Check it out

Science For Sports asked How Can Coaches Best Understand And Approach The Entire Menstrual Cycle? Understanding the phases of the menstrual cycle and how to transition between phases to maximize sports performance.

FitnessFAQs listed The 3 Worst Abs Exercises Of All Time, what to avoid, and better alternatives. Check it out

Renaissance Periodization philosiphied (if that is actually a word) Doing What You Must, Not What You Feel Like, I guess as a coach of Olympic athletes, that’s probably what we do day in and day out. Check it out

Aleksey Torokhtiy presented his different training programs and How To Choose A Training Program.

Starting Strength discussed Adapt or Die, why adaptation is the main law of training, as Kraemer and Zatsiorsky outlined. Chech it out

Breaking Muscle outlined the workout routine of 4-Time Mr. Olympia Winner Jay Cutler Shares ‘A Day In Paradise’ Back Routine.

Garage Strength compared Flexibility vs Mobility, and what the difference is. Check it out

Bret Contreras demonstrated 3 Unique Single-leg Hip Thrust Variations! Check them out

Calisthenicmovement asked Weak Grip? Weak Forearms? Just Do This! A common problem, once your strength levels increase. Check it out

Nutrition Articles

T-Nation discussed the Carnivore Diet: Benefits and Possible Drawbacks, the insights from the scientific world. outlined How To Eliminate Fad Diets, discussing the different questions you should ask yourself before getting into a diet. Check it out

YLM Sport Science presented Nutrition For Female Athletes. Check it out

Biolayne looked at the claim of Sugar Shortens Your Lifespan, and whether it does hold true. Check it out

Renaissance Periodization outlined

  • Why High Fat Diets Make You A Fat Burning Machine is a nonsense claim. Check it out
  • Diet Soda Is Key To Fat Loss, as a hack for weight loss, if applied correctly. Check it out

Power Training Articles

Men’s Health explained The Use Of Ballistic Training for More Explosive, Athletic Workouts, and how to use ballistic and plyometric training to improve explosiveness.

Speed Training Articles

Garage Strength outlined How To Increase Your Athletic Speed, what sport-specific speed is, how to train for it, what to do if you aren’t fast, and how to develop speed. Check it out

Olympic Lifting Articles

Catalyst Athletics asked Shrug in the Snatch & Clean? Should you deliberately shrug or does the shrug happen as a result of something else? Check it out

Squat Articles

Squat University outlined The Squat Cheat Code, and how to breathe properly during the Squat. Check it out

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