The most interesting and valuable articles of week #29 2021.
Strength Training Articles
Jeff Nippard shared The Smartest Way To Build Muscle, the best way to build muscle for different competency and experience levels. Check it out
Fitness Volt discussed Myo-Reps: What Are They and How to Use Them, the principle of myo reps, the origins, the benefits, and how to do them.
Jeremy Ethier outlined How To Lose Belly Fat, sharing a 4-week plan of execution and how to assess and monitor your progress. Check it out
Lifehacker explained one of the basic training principles and its’ application in the article How to Use Progressive Overload to Get Stronger.
Power Athlete HQ shared the inspirational story of Adam Nelson and how he won his Olympic Gold medal. Check it out
Breaking Muscle asked What Is Functional Strength Training, functional training has had a lot of different definitions and applications over the last 2 decades, this article adds another one to the mix.
T-Nation listed 4 Mobility Exercises for Lifters Who Hate That Crap, 4 exercises that make you stronger and increase mobility.
Juggernaut Training Systems demonstrated the Best Exercises to Improve Your Bench, the best exercises depending on your main points of improvements. Check it out
Box Rox discussed The Best Training Secrets for Masters Athletes, by Masters Athletes, the requirements of master athletes, and the main training considerations.
Elite FTS demonstrated how to Eliminate Back Pain in the Bench Press, how to make mechanical changes and different options to progress your Bench Press without hurting your back. Check it out
Lifting Explained reviewed John Meadows Baby Groot training program and why it’s suitable for beginners. Check it out
Power Athlete HQ explained the most important training principles in the article Drop The Dogma, Make An Impact.
Ever wondered What Disney World and Online Training Have In Common, the PTDC discussed the topic. Check it out
Renaissance Periodization discussed Size, Strength, and Aging, training considerations during different stages of the lifecycle. Check it out
Fitness & Power outlined The Fat-Burning Mechanism – Glycogen Depletion, what glycogen is, the role of glycogen depletion, and the application to the training practice.
Breaking Muscle discussed The Art of Mini-Cutting For More Muscle, what mini cutting is and is not, the benefits of mini cutting and how to implement mini cuts. Check it out
Barbell Shrugged released The Most Effective Lifelong Nutrition Strategy for Busy Adults, how to combine best practices with a busy life. Check it out
Plyometric Training Articles
The Bar Bend listed The 8 Best Plyo Box Exercises For Conditioning And Strength Gains, different upper body and lower body exercises including its’ benefits.
Olympic Lifting Articles
Catalystathletics discussed Pulling Posture for the Snatch & Clean, the correct technique, and points of attention. Check it out
Zack Telander listed Two Very Underrated Points of Performance, The Head Position And Missing Behind, how to technically teach both. Check it out
Starting Strength discussed How to Fix Elbow Pain from Squatting with Improper Grip, how the grip can make or break the elbow. Check it out
Elite FTS explained How to Deadlift with Low Back Pain & Ride the Gain Train, using different bars, lifting from blocks and reasonable progressions for your Deadlift. Check it out
Squat University discussed Nerve Pain When Deadlifting, how the head position can alleviate back pain. Check it out