Article recommendations week #35 2020

The most interesting and valuable articles of week #35 2020.

Strength Training Articles

Men’s Health listed 5 Ways To Build Muscle Without Lifting Heavier, training variables to build muscle mass without increasing weight. However, it’s important to mention, that the main driver for muscular hypertrophy is mechanical load (hence the weight).

Renaissance Periodization shared

  • How to Prioritize for Gains, 6 prioritization considerations, and how to apply them. Check it out
  • Should You Train For Strength to Get Bigger? The pros and cons of training for strength if you want to get bigger. Check it out

Elite FTS shared The 8 Pillars of Longevity for Athletes, the important pillars, and how they influence your training and the longevity of your training.

The Barbell Physio explained how to do Strength Training With Lower Back Pain, how to train around pain, and how to re-learn movement patterns.

Barbell Shrugged 4 Exercises To Build a Thick Back Using Bands, different ways to use resistance bands. Check it out

T-Nation gave the fundamental movements a new twist in the article The Big 6 For Advanced Lifters.

Juggernaut Training Systems shared

  • Their Favorite Bicep Accessory Exercises. Check it out
  • Their Favorite Tricep Accessory Exercises. Check it out
  • Their Favorite Shoulder Accessory Exercises. Check it out

The BarBend released

Tony Gentilcore listed 8 Innovative Exercises For Stronger Hip Flexors And Adductors, the importance of the hip flexors and adductors, and how to train them effectively.

Jeremy Ethier explained The Easiest Way To Fix Your Posture At Home, why people tend to have postural problems and how to correct them. Check it out

FitnessFAQs listed 5 Home Workout Hacks, the challenges of working out at home, and mindset shifts to successful long-term home workout success. Check it out

Breaking Muscle described The Two Ways To Fix Your Mobility, the importance of ROM (range of motion), and strength.

Catalystathletics demonstrated a hip mobility exercise The Russian Baby Maker. Check it out

Women’s Health Mag explained in-depth How to Learn a Handstand – Handstand Drills, Exercises & Training Tips, different progressions to learn the handstand.

The Greatist listed 12 Top-Rated Kettlebells, different Kettlebells for every budget and purpose.

Youth Training Articles

Power Athlete HQ explained How To Empower Uncoachable Kids With Effective Influence, an interesting 3-step approach of understanding, motivating and accessing to influence youth athletes.

Nutrition Articles listed 3 Ways to Stay Lean While Gaining Mass, the importance of carbohydrate cycling, protein consumption in addition to training. Check it out

The Bar Bend asked Could You Just Live On Meal Replacement Shakes? Looking at studies if meal replacements can replace all meals. Check it out

Renaissance Periodization shared 5 Habits For Long Term Weight Loss Success, the importance of a caloric deficit, food choices, training interventions and self-efficacy, plus a few bonuses. Check it out

Plyometric Training Articles

Dr. John Rusin listed the Top 20 Plyometrics For Speed, Power and Performance, a detailed article on plyos, exercise progressions, and the best plyo exercises.

Olympic Lifting Articles

The BarBend listed 3 Tips for Picking the Best Weightlifting Accessory Exercises, how to choose the accessories, and why to choose them.

Zack Telander discussed Klokov’s use of Training Variability, the benefits of exercise variability. Check it out

Squat Articles

The Juice outlined Common Squat Injuries: Lower Back Pain, the occurrence of low back pain, and options to avoid it.

Squat University explained Fix Your Squat, discussing hip shift and tibial rotation and how to correct it. Check it out

Deadlift Articles

Tony Gentilcore outlined a 60 Second Deadlift Tip: The Trap-Bar Counts As Deadlifting, the benefits of the Trap-Bar Deadlift and how it can complement the regular Deadlift.