The most interesting and valuable articles of week #37 2020.
Strength Training Articles
T3 explained How to build muscle fast: follow this easy 5-step guide for Bigger muscle-building results, the basics of training, nutrition, recovery, and supplements.
Starting Strength discussed
- Soreness And Its Relation To Training, the reasons for soreness, and how to deal with soreness. Check it out
- Prowler vs Speedbag, which one to use for conditioning. Check it out
Elite FTS shared
The Great Courses Daily outlined the power of mental imagery in the article The Art of Working Out Without Working Out: Strength and Imagination.
Jeremy Ethier outlined the 3 reasons why Your Overhead Press Sucks and how to fix them. Check it out
The Bar Bend listed 3 Overrated Lifts You Should Do Less Of and appropriate alternatives.
Barbell Shrugged How to Write a Full Body Strength Workout, discussing the different movement patterns that need to be included, the exercises for each movement pattern, and the rep ranges. Check it out
Stack explained Why Horizontal Leadership is just as important as Vertical Leadership when it comes to having a successful team. An interesting piece of different forms of leadership.
Living Style Asia asked Do you even lift bro? A beginner’s guide to weight training, the benefits of weight training, and where to get started.
Aleksey Torokhtiy discussed the Transition Period, what it is, and why it matters, not only applicable to Olympic weightlifting.
FitnessFAQs shared The Ultimate Handstand Push-Up Tutorial, exercise progressions to master the Handstand Push-Up, the most common mistakes, and how to fix them. Check it out
Stack described The Benefits of Backward Running, why athletes should consider it, and how to put it into your training.
Alan Thrall listed 4 reasons why people Quit going to the gym. Why people stop going to the gyms and what the possible reasons are. Check it out
The PTDC explained The Importance of Putting Your Fitness First As An Online Trainer, how to schedule your workouts, discussing if trainers need to look a certain way, and why you should always invest in yourself first. Listen in
The Stylist asked What muscle groups should you work out together? Experts explain how to split your workouts, two personal trainers providing their advice on which muscle groups should be paired together.
Breaking Muscle discussed The Myth Of Good Posture, what posture is, why it’s flexible, and why good posture is a myth.
Renaissance Periodization explained
- When is Full Range of Motion a Bad Idea, when to chose full range, when you chose partial range and how to apply it in your program. Check it out
Youth Strength Training Articles
Power Athlete HQ discussed the appropriate training modalities for young athletes. Check it out
Webby Feed answered Why You Should Use Whey Protein, the benefits of whey protein and how to use it for optimal results.
Renaissance Periodization explained
- Why Not To Use Weight Loss Supplements, discussing the reasons why weight loss supplements don’t work and what to focus on instead. Check it out
- Training Right for Your Diet, how to adjust your training based on the phase of your diet. Check it out
Olympic Lifting Articles
Catalyst Athletics explained How to Stop Swinging Snatch & Clean Pulls, the reasons why the bar travels away from the body and how to fix it. Check it out
Juggernaut Training Systems shared SuperTotal Training, how to add Olympic Weightlifting for Powerlifters, including example programs. Check it out
T-Nation released an Unpopular Opinion: The Partial Squat Is Fine, what partial squats are and the benefits of partial squats.
T-Nation shared a Tip: Trap-Bar Deadlift – 1RM Standards, what the Trap-Bar Deadlift is, and standard for males and females.
Tony Gentilcore outlined a 60 Second Deadlift Tip: What Is The Best Grip To Use, the different grip options, and which one you should chose. Check out the additional explainer video