The most interesting and valuable articles of week #3 2021.

Strength Training Articles

Fitness Volt released What is an Accessory Exercise and How To Use Them For Increased Strength And Muscle Mass, what accessory exercises are, the benefits of accessory exercises, and how to implement accessory exercises into your program.

Elite FTS discussed

  • Technique Over Aggression, the importance of technical competence.
  • How to Grow Your Glutes with the EliteFTS Posterior Chain Developer, you don’t necessarily need this GHD (glute ham developer) just use the technique outlined. Check it out
Squat University explained How to Improve Shoulder Internal Rotation, IR (internal rotation), why it matters, what to do and what not to do. Check it out
Breaking Muscle explained the different Heart Rate Zones as they are used in Crossfit. Check it out

T-Nation listed

FitnessFAQs demonstrated 2 Best Chest and Triceps Exercises without weights and how to execute them. Check it out

Science For Sports asked Do You Need To Do A General Preparation Phase After A Month Of No Training? Presenting  a research that looked at detraining effects.

Barbell Shrugged released a chat with Dr. Aaron Horschig from Squat University. Check it out

Renaissance Periodization shared

  • How Often Should You Train, discussing the right training frequency when you want to become stronger, important considerations to determine the right training frequency, and how the frequency changes based on training status (beginner, intermediate and advanced). Check it out
  • Overload Threshold Dynamics, what Overload Threshold Dynamics is, defining overload, training variables that can be overloaded, and important programming considerations. Check it out

Nutrition Articles

Stack listed 7 Easy Snack Ideas for Teen Athletes, not only for teen athletes.

Renaissance Periodization shared

  • Keto Burns More Fat, what are the claims of the keto diet, why the claims are incorrect, the benefits of the keto diet,and best fat loss practices. Check it out
  • Should You Eat According to Your Body Type, the history behind body types, what the science says, should you change training and nutrition based on your body type, and what are the main principles to adhere to. Check it out

Olympic Lifting Articles

Starting Strength asked Low Vertical Jump…Should I Power Clean? For who the vertical jump matters and why the Power Clean is important. Check it out

Squat Articles

T-Nation shared a Tip: Two Ways To Squat Like A Sissy, different Sissy Squat variations, and what they are supposed to do.

The Barbell Physio explained how to adjust for Squatting With Long Legs. Check out the additional explainer video

Juggernaut Training Systems released Pause Squat-How, When & Why? What the Pause Squat is, how to execute it, and what it does for you, all explained in less than a minute. Check it out

Deadlift Articles

The Stylist discussed different RDL variations and how to avoid low-back  pain in the article Romanian deadlift: this progression helps reduce back pain while strengthening hamstrings and glutes.

T-Nation shared a Tip: The Top Deadlift Variation, when the conventional Deadlift isn’t for you, chose this variation.