Article recommendations week #27 2022

The most interesting and valuable articles of week #27 2022.

Strength Training Articles

The Strength Sensei explained how to use inter-serial rest periods effectively in the article Plan Inter-Set Breaks for Maximum Strength.

Garage Strength shared

  • How To Gain Mass Fast, what prevents you from gaining weight, and 4 straightforward tips for gaining weight. Check it out
  • the reasons Why You’re Not Getting Stronger, and 4 steps to get stronger. Check it out

Stack outlined the Foundational Exercises for Athletes of all Ages, all about pushing, pulling, squatting, hinging, and lunging.

Fitness & Power discussed

Starting Strength looked at the differences between Bodybuilding vs Strength Training. Check it out

The Bar Bend explained How To Use Daily Undulating Periodization To Force New Muscle And Strength Gains, what DUP (Daily Undulating Periodization) is, the benefits, and how to use it.

Squat University shared Part 3 Of Fix Your Bench Press, looking at shoulder stability from a rehab, as well as prehab standpoint. Check it out

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Biolayne asked How Many Sets Per Body Part For Muscle Growth? Looking at different studies to find out the ideal set number. Check it out

Bonvec Strength listed 4 Signs You Might Need a Deload, the reasons why you need a deload and what to do during the deload.

Men’s Health described How to Do the Overhead Triceps Extension, one of the best triceps exercises explained.

Jeremy Ethier released Rounder Glutes: 5 Mistakes Keeping Your Butt Flat, the most common mistakes and how to fix them. Check it out

Elite FTS looked at Training for Soldier Athletes, why soldiers are athletes, the demands placed on soldiers and how to best train to meet these demands.

Power Athlete explained How To Build A Thick Lower Back, through using rack pulls, and how to do them correctly. Check it out

Lift Big Eat Big listed 8 Epic Hamstring Exercises With Dumbbells, the anatomy of the hamstring and the best exercises to target the hamstring.

Bret Contreras looked at the biomechanics of the Hip Thrust. Check it out

Stronger By Science discussed Intuitive Eating, Plyometrics For Hypertrophy, And A Sauna Update. Listen in

Juggernaut Training Systems showed Lower Back Rehab Strategies, and how to overcome lower back pain to get the most out of your lifting. Check it out

Nutrition Articles

Men’s Health answered

Power Athlete discussed Bulking On A Budget, what macronutrients you need, the right quantities, and how to get the best bang for your buck. Check it out

The Bar Bend asked Do Testosterone Supplements Actually Work? Discussing what testosterone boosters are, how they are supposed to work, and do they actually work.

Biolayne looked at the claim that You Can’t Burn Fat & Sugar At the Same Time, and what the science says. Check it out

Generation Iron Fitness discussed The Truth Behind Nutrient Timing Before & After Workouts, what nutrient timing is, and its’ relative importance. Check it out

Renaissance Periodization busted the myth of

  • Should Bodybuilders Be Avoiding Egg Yolks, and only eat the egg white. Check it out
  • Hormones Matter A Ton For Weight Loss, why this statement is too simplistic, the different hormones, and which ones matter most for fat loss. Check it out

Olympic Lifting Articles

Aleksey Torokhtiy asked What Is an Olympic Medalist Like? Discussing the characteristics of the medalist in Olympic Weightlifting from the Tokyo 2020ne Olympics. Listen in

Catalyst Athletics explained How To Get Proper Bar Contact in the Snatch, the correct technical execution, common mistakes, and how to fix them. Check it out

Squat Articles

Lift Big Eat Big asked Do Squats Work Hamstrings? The anatomy of the hamstring and how the different squat variations work the hamstring, or don’t work the hamstring.

Breaking Muscle listed The 20 Best Leg Exercises For Size And Strength, the best exercises, and how to do them.

Deadlift Articles

T-Nation asked Deadlift: Drop It Quickly or Lower Slowly? How to best use the eccentric phase of the Deadlift.

Stronger By Science asked Is The Sumo Deadlift Cheating? The ever–present (nonsense) question answered. Check it out