Article recommendations week #31 2021

The most interesting and valuable articles of week #31 2021.

Strength Training Articles

T-Nation shared EOD: The Most Efficient Way to Train and Gain, why training EOD (every other day) is the best way forward. explained Why You Should Be Doing Antagonist Supersets, what antagonistic supersets are, the benefits of antagonistic supersets, and how to do them. Check it out

Shredded Sports Science discussed Time-Efficient Training For Muscle Growth, outlining new research findings on training with greater efficiency. Check it out

Elite FTS released why Benching Sucks for Growing Your Chest, and suitable alternatives. Check it out

CBS News listed 8 Great Exercise Bikes And Alternatives To Peloton, Peloton bikes are the latest hype, here are some alternatives.

Starting Strength explained why Starting Strength Cares About Movement Patterns, why movement patterns are at the heart of the starting strength philosophy. Check it out

Renaissance Periodization asked Should You Wear a Lifting Belt? What a lifting belt does, when to use it and when not, and what kind of belt to choose. Check it out

Bach Performance explained How To Build Muscle After 30, an in-depth outline of how to build muscle and what you need to do.

Fitness FAQ demonstrated The Only Stretch You Need To Do, and how to perform it. Check it out

Calisthenicmovement shared The Best “No Equipment” Exercise You Should Try! The Best exercise and how to do it. Check it out

Breaking Muscle explained Why Sleep Is The Body’s Most Powerful Recovery Tool, the research on sleep, how sleep can help and strategies to improve your sleep. Check it out

Youth Strength Training Articles

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Nutrition Articles

The Athletic Build listed 13 Best Meal Replacement Shakes for 2021, the best shakes including their pros and cons.

Men’s Health outlined 10 Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Protein—and What You Can Do About It, what the signs are and what you can do against it. shared

  • 12 Must Have Foods For Gaining Size, best protein, carb and fat sources. Check it out
  • Sports Nutrition Myths for Athletes, 6 common myth busted. Check it out

Olympic Lifting Articles

Catalystathletics asked Should The Back Knee Bent in the Split Jerk? How much bent is needed and why. Check it out

Zack Telander went on a rant on the ‘press out rule’ in Olympic Weightlifting. Check it out

Squat Articles

Squat University outlined How To Fix Butt Wink Pain, what the butt wink is, and how to fix it. Check it out

Deadlift Articles

Fitness Volt listed 6 Hip Hinge Exercises Guaranteed to Maximize Lower Body Power and Mobility, the hip hinge is a fundamental movement and a good hinge forms the basis for a great deadlift.

Stronger By Science demonstrated a Deadlift progression. Simple and straightforward. Check it out

Juggernaut Training Systems outlined

  • Best Exercises to Improve Your Deadlift, the best exercises, and what they do for you. Check it out
  • The considerations whether you Should Pull Sumo or Conventional. Check it out

Highlight of the week

After Niek’s amazing result from last week, Roy van den Berg, Harrie Lavreysen, Jeffrey Hoogland, and Matthijs Büchli conquered the Olympic crown in the Track Cycling team sprint in a spectacular fashion breaking the Olympic record in every single race they rode. Check out the Olympic final

Congratulations Roy, Harrie, Jeffrey, and Matthijs! What a heroic performance!

Harrie and Jeffrey faced each other in the Olympic sprint final, where Harrie had the upper hand by a very close margin

[I’m not sure if you can watch the Olympic channel on this site, otherwise, you have to watch it on Youtube]

And if that wouldn’t be enough success Shanne Braspennincx won the Women’s Keirin event.

Shanne has come a long way from having a heart attack to being Olympic champion in 6 years, an amazing success!

Congrats Shanne!