The most interesting and valuable articles of week #26 2022.

Strength Training Articles

Men’s Health outlined How Mechanical Drop Sets Can Squeeze Even More Gains Out of Your Workouts, what mechanical drop sets are, and how to use mechanical drop sets.

The Strength Sensei explained the influence of lifting speed in general and isometrics on muscle growth in the article Adding Strength And Muscle Mass With Isometrics.

Lift Big Eat Big took a deep dive into the Nordic Hamstring Curls, the benefits, technical execution, variations, and limitations. Also check out a training impression of our training, double Olympic champion Harrie Lavreysen performing an assisted Nordic Hamstring Curl

 

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YLM Sport Science presented

  • Trunk Muscle Activation: Dynamic Weight-Training Exercises VS Isometric Instability Activities. Check it out

  • Deceleration Training In Team Sports: Another Potential ‘Vaccine’ For Sports-Related Injury. Check it out

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Elite FTS discussed

  • Trialing a Rotating Weekly Plan, a great piece on different planning options.
  • Dynamic Bench Press Training, Deloading, & Conjugate, Block, or Linear. Check it out

Breaking Muscle released Two-A-Day Workouts Explained: Better Results Without Overtraining, the Two-A-Day Workouts explained, benefits and drawbacks, who should use it, programming and recovery considerations, and a sample Two-A-Day Workout.

Bonvec Strength listed 3 Rules for Choosing Supplementary Exercises, what supplementary exercises are, what they do, and how to choose them. Check out the additional explainer video

Bar Bend looked at the new training method FST-7 Training Explained — Can You “Shock And Awe” Your Muscles Into New Growth? What the FST-7 Training is, what the science says, who it’s for and who it’s not for, nutritional requirements , a sample workout and how to program it.

Nutrition Articles

Broscience outlined the pros and cons of testosterone boosters in the article The Actual Testosterone Booster Pros and Cons Nobody Talks About.

Aleksey Torokhtiy discussed The Best Snack for a Weightlifter2. Listen in

Power Training Articles

T-Nation discussed The Best Landmine Exercises For Explosive Strength,the best landmine exercises, set and rep schemes and the benefits of the landmine. Also check out the additional explainer video